4-Days Arachova Volos and Pelion Private Tour from Athens

This tour is a great opportunity for those who have a combined interest in the Greek past and the country’s natural beauty. The tour offered for encountering with major sites of the Greek mainland as Delphi and Pelion, with the cosmopolitic village of Arachova.

per adult from

$1,545

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • Accommodation with breakfast
    • Private transportation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Licensed Tour guide on request (Additional cost)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Apollo
    • Entry/Admission - Delphi Archaeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Historical Information Center Thermopylon

  • Day 1: Delphi- Arachova (Optional Ski Resort)

    Stop At: Arachova, Arachova, Boeotia Region, Central Greece
    Aráchova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós in Viotia, Southern Greece.It is the most cosmopolitan winter destination in Greece, a great favourite for passionate ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting with modern tourism facilities. Its modern ski resort, its close proximity to Athens, and its breathtaking mountainous landscape are the strongest reason why. Apart from the mountain activities, Aráchova is also famous for its bustling nightlife and as the favorite mountain resort of Athenians.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Delphi, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central Greece
    Delphi is a town on Mount Parnassus in the south of mainland Greece. It's the site of the 4th-century-B.C. Temple of Apollo, once home to a legendary oracle.

    Stop At: Temple of Apollo, Delphi Greece
    The most famous Oracle of the antiquity, with the Temlpe of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, the Theatre and the Stadium.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum, Ethniki Odos Amfissas - Livadias, Delphi 330 54 Greece
    In the museum you will be able to see the famous charioteer and Gold Ivory statue.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Parnassos, Parnassos, Phocis Region, Central Greece
    Parnassos Ski Center is in the list with the top ski resorts in the Balkans, as mountain Parnassos is one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece, full of Greek firs with ambulant vegetation and rare natural beauty that charms visitors all year long.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will have an overnight in Arachova in 3-4 stars hotel.

    Day 2: Portaria - Volos

    Stop At: Portaria, Portaria, Volos, Magnesia Region, Thessaly
    Portaria is one of the most significant tourist resorts in Greece. Visitors admire its natural beauties, like the «Centaurs' path» and the cascade of Karavos, walk along the cobbled streets that are surrounded by yards with flowers in full bloom, enjoy the view over the gulf of Pagassitikos and visit the Byzantine churches and the old monasteries.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Centaurs' Path, Eparchiaki Odos Portarias-Makrinitsas 16, Portaria, Volos 370 11 Greece
    If you follow Greek Mythology you would probably be aware of the famous Centaurs the strong men with the upper body of a man and the legs of a horse. The myth has it that they lived in the woods of the famous mountain of Pelio in Greece, wandering in the paths and finding shelter in large caves.

    If you want to feel the mystery of the Centaurs then you have to walk the famous Path of the Centaurs in the popular village of Portaria. A path that leads you through the village of Portaria giving you amazing views of the forest and the small waterfalls.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Volos, Volos, Magnesia Region, Thessaly
    Volos is one of the largest and most attractive cities in Greece as well as one of the country’s most prominent ports. The modern-day city, built near the site of ancient Iolcos, dominates the region of Magnesia from its position at the foot of Mount Pelion overlooking the Pagasetic Gulf.The area’s mythical background captivates the visitor’s imagination. Magnesia features in some of the most remarkable tales in Greek mythology. The progenitor of its peoples was Magnes, son of Zeus and Aeolus, yet Magnesia is believed to be the birthplace of a strange race, the Centaurs, beings which were part equine, part human and originated from the union of Nephele and Ixion. Asclepius and Achilles were, among others, pupils of the Centaur Chiron. The famous Argonaut expedition, one of the greatest epics in the Greek mythological cycle, set sail from the Pagasetic Gulf.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will have an overnight in Volos in 3-4 stars hotel.

    Day 3: Tsagkarada - Pelion - Volos

    Stop At: Mount Pelion, Greece
    Pelion is a mountainous peninsula sitting in Thessaly. Thanks to its diverse natural landscape, it is a wonderful destination for both summer and winter holidays. If you manage to peel yourself away from the beautiful Pelion beaches, you should go sightseeing to discover the stone-made churches in the area. And, of course, don’t miss to taste the local delicacies at the delightful traditional taverns of Pelion.Mount Pelion is a popular destination for hiking lovers and weekend mountain climbers. Near Hania, there is also a ski resort for skiing lovers, whereas an abundance of mountain routes and trails are ideal for mountain biking and horseback riding.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tsagkarada, Tsagkarada, Magnesia Region, Thessaly
    Tsagkarada lies 500m above sea level on the eastern side of Mt. Pelion, along a densely wooded area, looking out to the Aegean. Here, nature is dominant with chestnut and plane trees, being twisted around every single old and new construction of the sparsely-populated village. Treat yourself a cup of coffee at the central square of Agia Paraskevi, where the great Plane Tree counts a life of at least ten centuries.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will have an overnight in Volos in 3-4 stars hotel.

    Day 4: Thermopylae- Athens

    Pass By: Thermopylae, Thermopylae, Phthiotis Region, Central Greece
    One of the greatest military feats of antiquity, still legendary 2500 years on, took place at Thermopylae, signposted off the road to Athens 17km southeast of Lamia. In this narrow pass, in 480 BC, Leonidas and 300 brave Spartans sacrificed their lives to halt Xerxes’ vast Persian army long enough to secure an ultimate Greek victory.

    Stop At: Historical Information Center Thermopylon, Lamia 35009 Greece
    It is a quiet valley that descends gently to the Maliakos Gulf. In ancient days it was a bottleneck, a small stage set for a big drama. One day in the summer of 480 BC with the sun darkened by the arrows of the Persian army. The Greeks gained strategic and tactical advantage. They delayed the Persian advance for a few days, a betrayal, a battle that resulted in execution. You will watch a 3-D movie to learn more information about the battle.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Leonidas Monument, Lamia, Thermopylae 350 09 Greece
    To complete the visit you will see the statue of Leonidas standing right opposite Kolonos Hill where the persisting Spartans left their last breath
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Athens, Athens, Attica
    We will drive back to Athens.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up time adjustable upon your request.Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside any site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Our company complies with all the health instructions of the World Health Organization about COVID-19.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Olive Sea Travel

Activity ID: V-63145P66

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