5 Days classical tour, from Athens

Active: Apr 01, 2019 - Oct 21, 2019
Duration: 5 days
Depart: Athens
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General Description

Day 1:

We start our trip driving from Athens to the Corinth Canal (brief stop). We then arrive in Epidaurus, where we visit the Ancient Theatre, world-famous for its amazing acoustics.

We continue our trip until Nafplion, where we check-in at our luxurious hotel.

In the afternoon you’re free to explore the old town of Nafplion (the first capital of Greece) or we can visit the Nafplion Gallery of Art, which hosts paintings of famous Greek artists inspired by the Greek revolution.

Dinner at our hotel in Nafplion.

Day 2:

After breakfast, we drive through the plain of Argos and arrive in Mycenae.

There, we visit the Archaeological Site of Mycenae and the Tomb of Agamemnon.

In the afternoon, after an optional stop for souvenirs and lunch, we depart for Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, through the cites of Tripolis and Megalopolis (brief stop).

Overnight stay in Olympia.

Day 3:

We visit the Archaeological Site of Olympia, where we get the chance to see the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium, and the Archaeological Museum.

We pass through Patras and after a brief stop in Rion, we cross the Corinthian bay through the Rion-Antirion bridge.

We pass by the city of Nafpaktos and from there, driving along the coastal road we reach Delphi, known as the navel of the world in antiquity.

In the afternoon, we visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova.

Overnight stay in Delphi.

Day 4:

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

Then, we depart for Meteora via Central Greece (brief stop in Lamia).

Overnight stay in Kalambaka, a small village at the foot of the majestic Meteora rock complex.

Day 5:

In the morning, we head to Meteora to visit the beautiful monasteries.

After that, we return to Athens, after stopping at the monument of Leonidas in Thermopylae.

Additional information

Note:
For the visit to Meteora Monasteries, ladies need to wear a long skirt and gentlemen long trousers. Those who stay on the coast will depart for their hotels around 19.15.

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