4 Days Christmas in Greece Private Tour

Live the experience of Christmas in Greece! You may not believe it but in Greece winter means cold, snowmen and elves! Travel back in your childhood and feel like a local...

per adult from

$1,439

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Duration

4 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • Accommodation with breakfast at Kalambaka and Volos.
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees [40€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens]
    • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability [Additional cost - 250 €]
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Lunch or dinner
    • Accommodation in Athens
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hephaestus
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Ancient Agora
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Historical Information Center Thermopylon

  • Day 1: Athens Full Day

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece
    Sightseeing in Athens starts with the hill of Acropolis which will make your day. On the historical hill, you will have the opportunity to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the monumental gateway (Propylaea), the Erechtheum and of course the famous Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece
    The Propylaea is the monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city. Built by the architect Mnesicles with Pentelic marble, their design was avant-garde. To the south-west of the Propylaea, on a rampart protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike.

    Pass By: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece
    Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena, the eternal symbol of the Athenian democracy and the western civilization.

    Pass By: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece
    Temple of Poseidon and Athena, the most sacred place in ancient Athens.

    Pass By: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece
    Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike or Wingless Victory.

    Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece
    After the Acropolis, we will head towards the Temple of Zeus, the biggest temple in antiquity, devoted to the King of the Gods, by way of Hadrian's Arch.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece
    We will visit Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece
    Then moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, where you’ll have the best panoramic view of the city, from the hill of Acropolis to the Aegean Sea.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece
    Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Hephaestus, 24 Adrianou St. Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55 Greece
    In the ancient Greek Agora, you will visit the Temple of Hephaestus (the best-preserved temple in Greece standing largely as built) devoted to the God of blacksmiths and volcanoes.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of the Ancient Agora, 24 Adrianou, Athens 105 55 Greece
    Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech, in its small museum you will see findings from their daily life and learn about their constitution.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece
    Next driving alongside the National Garden, we will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens.

    Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece
    Next driving alongside the National Garden, we will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece
    The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. The splendid Athens University was designed by the Danish architect Christian Hansen and completed in 1864.

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece
    The Academy Building constitutes one of three parts in an “architectural trilogy”. It was founded with the Constitutional Decree of March 18th, 1926, as an Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts.

    Pass By: National Library of Greece, 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79 Greece
    The National Library of Greece was built at the end of the 19th century, as the last of the Architectural Trilogy of Athens, a group of three neoclassical buildings which also includes the Academy and the University. The building was designed by Theophil Hansen.

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece
    You will be feeling hungry by now so next stop is going to be a traditional Greek tavern with authentic Greek dishes in the traditional neighborhood with the narrow streets. The neighborhood of the Gods.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece
    As you enter the museum grounds, look through the plexiglass floor to see the ruins of an ancient Athenian neighborhood, which were artfully incorporated into the museum design after being uncovered during excavations.This dazzling modernist museum at the foot of the Acropolis’ southern slope showcases its surviving treasures still in Greek possession. While the collection covers the Archaic and Roman periods, the emphasis is on the Acropolis of the 5th century BCE, considered the apotheosis of Greece’s artistic achievement. Built in 2009, this museum was voted as the best mono-thematic museum for 2019.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Trikala - Kalambaka

    Stop At: Trikala, Trikala, Trikala Region, Thessaly
    The Prefecture's capital is a beautiful city built on the location of ancient Trikki. According to mythology the nymph Trikki was the daughter of Pinios. The Lithaios River flows through the city which is distinguished by historical Monuments, excellent urban planning, spacious squares, parks and pedestrian streets.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Matsopoulou Mill, Klinou 10, Trikala 421 00 Greece
    The Mill of Elves is the biggest concept park in Greece. Artistic events, interactive workshops and many other surprises are expected to seduce all the visitors. Santa Claus, the Princess of the Moon, the Fairy Halloween, the tree-yard, Play Mobil’s Knights’ Castle, the Elf Knowledge Workshop, Face Painting, Climbing and Mushroom Workshops will be there this year and will transfer you to the magic Christmas world!
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, Thessaly
    Kalambaka, a beautiful small city that is dominated by the Meteora. On the rocks that are like suspended in the air (that’s what Meteora means) there is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox Monasteries, still in use. Meteora combines natural beauty and cultural heritage, a fact that make them a unique destination between the world’s monuments.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 3: Larisa- Volos

    Stop At: Larissa, Larissa, Larissa Region, Thessaly
    In the region of Thessaly, a capital city lies surrounded by lush valleys, and some of the most imposing mountains in Greece. Larissa, with a population of approximately 130,000 residents, is a city where ancient history and long tradition in agriculture meet the modern way of living.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Park of Wishes, Unnamed Road, Larisa 414 47, Greece
    A frozen lake, a colorful Fun Park, the North Pole-Train, the House of Santa Claus, the Workshop of the elves, the Sugar House, the Fairy tale Land, the Mushrooms Land, the Palace of the Queen of the Ice, Carousel, the Academy of the small wizards, the Christmas Market and other surprises, will be set up in Alcazar which is going to be filled with colorful ornaments, glamorous lamps, Christmas trees, snow, stars, angels, gifts and sweets… All of these are going to increase Christmas adrenaline to the top. A rich program of music and dance performances, concerts, games and treats, facial paintings, art workshops, theatrical performances, street circus, soap bubbles, fairy tales, and many other events and recreational activities will complement the scenery of the most beautiful festive time of the year.
    Duration: 6 hours

    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. This is one of the most beautiful areas in Thessaly, in the centre of Greece combining the allure of the sea with the mystical charm of the Centaurs’ mountain.The area’s mythical background captivates the visitor’s imagination.
    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: Volos-Thermopylae-Athens

    Stop At: Leonidas Monument, Lamia, Thermopylae 350 09 Greece
    Driving back to Athens,you will have the opportunity see the statue of Leonidas standing right opposite Kolonos Hill where the persisting Spartans left their last breath.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Battlefield of Thermopylae, Thermopylae Greece
    We will see the place that 10 years after the Battle of Marathon , King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans heroically faced the Persian army.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Historical Information Center Thermopylon, Lamia 35009 Greece
    In the historical center of the site you will enjoy a 3D movie, traveling through the time you will feel the presence of all who died for their freedom under a foreign conqueror.
    Duration: 30 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
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • 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.
    • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
    • 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-63145P65

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