People who really like the exciting aspect of traveling, dot not usually prefer organized tours but they choose instead the personal "on your own" travel. It takes more time and effort organizing the holidays, but there are many who find scheduled vacations too boring and fixed.
For this reason, Greeka.com, the No. 1 online travel guide about Greece, in cooperation with the renowned Greek travel agency Haritou, has created a unique tour that combines the fully organized holidays with a vivid active holiday. It does sound great, doesn't it? Classical Greece and the beautiful Cycladic Islands are now in a "2 in 1" package.
Inspired by the demands of the more adventurous traveling groups, Greeka presents a sort of an alternative way of traveling, combined with activities such as gastronomy, cooking classes and wine seminars by experts!
Starting from the Greek capital, Athens, the tour brings visitors to the highlights of the famous ancient city. After Acropolis and the wonderful Parthenon, the streets of Plaka neighbourhood with the neoclassic buildings and the traditional taverns will fascinate travelers. In case you like the Greek dishes, cooking classes are also scheduled for you. Learning how to prepare a delightful Greek meal is always tempting!
The tour includes also visit to the National Archaeological Museum and then it heads for Cape Sounio and the impressive temple of Poseidon.
Leaving Attica, Peloponnese comes next and none of its beautiful and historical locations is excluded. Guided tours in the ancient sites of Corinth, Mycenae, Olympia and the most picturesque town of the region, Nafplion. Finally, Greece mainland opens up with the sacred city of Delphi and Meteora monasteries, in a tour connecting ancient religions with the Christian Orthodox strong imprints. Visits to Greek wineries and seminars by expert winemakers will show travelers the extracting ways of "the drink of gods"...
Most travelers would think the tour had now come to its end- not in this tour, though. The main part and the main tourist location of Greece, the Cycladic islands chain comes to make the perfect finish of the trip, offering relaxing visits to the villages and swimming in the blue Aegean Sea and the sandy beaches of Paros island, Antiparos, Mykonos, the sacred islet of Delos, Naxos, Santorini. The guided visits to the Byzantine churches and the museums on the islands get even more exciting by the wine tasting in Santorini, as well as the famous "mezedes" delicacies, which accompany the wine.
Mouthwatering experience... a trip for every kind of traveler that covers various needs and interests regarding archaeology, history, religion, gastronomy and culture. First class accommodation is provided, as well as transportation from and to the airports and the ports. Perfectly scheduled to the last detail, it offers visitors the best aspect of Greece in the most exciting way.
This tour is scheduled for the 14th of September 2008 and it lasts for 17days/16 nights.