Four days classical tour with Meteora, from Athens

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Active: Sep 16, 2020 - Oct 20, 2020
Duration: 4 days
Depart: Athens
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General Description

Day 1:

We drive through the coastal road from Athens to the Corinth Canal (brief stop), which separates the Peloponnese region from the rest of the Greek mainland.

We continue to Epidaurus, where we visit the Ancient Theatre, which is famous for its extraordinary acoustics.

Then, we arrive in the town of Nafplio (brief stop to take photos), the Naples of Greece, as the Venetians used to call it.

We continue till the archaeological site of Mycenae, where we see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion Gate, the Royal Tombs and visit the Archaeological Museum.

After, we depart to Olympia, passing through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis.

Dinner and overnight in Olympia.

Day 2:

In the morning, we visit the Archaeological Site of Ancient Olympia and the Archaeological Museum.

After that, we continue our trip driving through the large plains of Ilia and Achaia and cross the cable bridge of Rion-Antirion.

We pass by the lovely towns of Nafpaktos and Itea and arrive in Delphi in the evening.

Dinner and overnight in Delphi.

Day 3:

In the morning, we visit the Archaeological Site of Delphi, where we see the Temple of Apollo, the Ancient Theatre, the Stadium, and the Archaeological Museum. Then, we depart for Kalambaka, a small town in Thessaly perched on the slopes of the amazing rock complex of Meteora.
Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.

Day 4:

In the morning, we visit the Byzantine monasteries of Meteora, which are built on top of huge rocks and marvel at the magnificent view of the valley beneath.

After that, we return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (brief stop to visit Leonidas Monument) and arrive in Athens early in the evening.

Additional information

Note:
Ladies need a skirt to visit the Monasteries of Meteora and gentlemen need long trousers. Clients staying at the coast will depart for their hotels around 19.30 hrs. November 5th to March 25th, every Monday, only First class is available.

For Greek Easter:
Visitors arriving in Olympia on Easter Sunday will not visit the archaeological site as it is will be closed. Instead, they will make a tour outside the site and will be offered complimentary traditional Easter lunch.

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