Traces of a centuries-old and important history is etched in every corner of Greek land: findings from the Prehistoric and Archaic Periods, unique works from Classical, Hellenistic, Medieval and Byzantine monuments, creations from folk art cultures, traces from the passing eons of other civilizations and different religions, that coexist with current creations, constructions and modern works of art.
Dive into the ocean of heritage and archaic gallery of Greece.
Upon arrival at Athens Airport, meet our representative and proceed to your hotel. Overnight at Athens.
Early in the morning leave for the Corinth Canal. Visit at the famous Mycenae, the Cyclopean walls, the Lions gate and the royal tombs. Depart for Nafplion, the first capital of Greece in Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress.
Leave for Olympia and visit the archeological site of Ancient Olympia, the Temple of Zeus and Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the museum, with the impressive statue of Hermes of Praxiteles. In the afternoon the journey continues to the north, over the Rio-Antirio Bridge, and to Delphi.
Visit at Delphi, a place that was once characterized as the center of the ancient world. You can see the well preserved remains of Temple Apollo, the Castalian Spring and Temple of Athena, the Oracle of Delphi. Then you can explore the on-site museums, visiting the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, which contains masterpieces of ancient Greece, such as Eniochos the bronze Charioteer. Afterward, you will proceed to the small picturesque city of Kalambaka, passing through beautiful villages and cities of Central Greece, all built according to the traditional local architecture.
Post breakfast we will visit, Meteora has unique rock formations, rising high with Christian monasteries built at the top. It is truly fascinating to visit the interior part of them, but also enjoy the amazing views. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae with a short stop to see across the road Leonida’s Monument. Arrival in Athens early in the evening.
Early morning departure today for the Island of Santorini, where you can relax on the beach, Overnight stay in Santorini.
Today’s tour is on a boat trip in the world’s biggest volcanic crater above sea level. Visit the active volcano, swim in the warm thermal waters, and take a therapeutic mud bath.
Return back to mainland, you will drive to port for your onward ferry to Athens. Upon arrival, you will drive to your hotel and the remainder of your day is free to explore.
Today our tour concludes. Take a souvenir from the city of heritage and end your happy holiday.
You can reach out to us for flight ticket booking and we assure you to provide the best price available for your journey.
Euro is widely accepted throughout the country. Currency Exchange can be done at the airport.
Well Yes, You can change the accomodation before the final confirmation of the tour. It can be customised as per your preference. Our team will be there to assist you to get the best.
Greeks speak Greek, you can absolutely get by on just English. English is widely spoken by those in the hospitality industry and heavily touristed areas, and since it’s part of the standard school curriculum, you’ll find that a majority of people under 40 speak it with varying proficiency.
When planning meal times and restaurant reservations, keep in mind that Greeks eat late. For lunch, this means 2 pm at the earliest; for dinner, crowds start trickling in after 9 pm (and even later once the heat dies down in summer months).
Cash is king in Greece! While most shops and hotels accept credit cards, many smaller businesses and restaurants do not. ATMs are available in airports and cities, but smaller towns and villages may only have one or even no ATMs available. It is best to have a decent amount of cash for small purchases or emergencies.
The best time to visit Greece and the Greek Islands is autumn, September to mid-October, or spring and early summer, mid-April to mid-June. This way, you’ll avoid the tourist-packed high season and the summer heat. Heatwaves of 40 °C (100 °F) are common in August.
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