► Visit the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens
► Shop on Ermou street in Athens
► Explore the Treasury of Athenians
► View the cliff of Meteora
Day 1 - Athens
Arrive in Athens and enjoy an optional evening city tour to see the illuminated Acropolis before dinner in a Greek taverna with traditional folk music.
Day 2 - Experience Ancient Athens
In the morning take a more immersive tour to see the Panathenaic stadium, the new Acropolis Museum as well as architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age including The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon.
Day 3 - Explore Delphi
On Day three, drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes, Levadia and Arachova to arrive in Delphi, considered to be the centre of the Ancient World.
On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the museum containing masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture.
Continue onto Kalambaka where you'll spent the night.
Day 4 - Meteora & Athens
The next morning the the Meteora monasteries are on the itinerary. The most recognisable to film fans is Moni Agias Triados, which featured in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only, while Moni Agias Varvaras Rousanou is dramatically perched on a towering rock. Here the convent has an intimate atmosphere and nuns talk to visitors and selling their jam and honey. Return back to Athens where you'll spend the night.
Day 5 - Transfer to airport or extend your stay
Today's the final day of your tour so why not extend your stay in Greece with a visit to one of our islands. Airport departure transfer is included if required.
Good to know
Accommodation: Option of a 3, 4 or 5 star standard hotel. Please note: Guests who book the 5 star hotel option will be placed into the 4 star hotel option outside of Athens.
Start Days: Fridays
Meals: As mentioned throughout the itinerary. 4 breakfasts and 1 dinner.
Transportation: Deluxe air conditioned coach.
Guide: Multilingual local guide.
Included: Arrival and departure meet and greet transfers, meals (stated in the itinerary) and entrance fees in the archaeological sites and museums (order of visits are subject to change).
Not Included: Drinks during meals, meals (unless stated in the itinerary) optional excursions and tips.
*Price based on April 2020 departure, 3 star accommodation option and from London Stansted (other regional airports available).
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