Five Day Classical Tour of Greece: Epidaurus, Nafplio, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

Explore Greece's most important UNESCO world Heritage sites during this five-day tour from Athens. From the classic ancient Olympic Stadium at Olympia to the famous rock-tower monasteries of Meteora and Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece, accompanied by a passionate and professional guide. Half board accomodation, activities and transportation included per itinerary.

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$962

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Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Hotel accommodation (A class / T class)
    • Professional and licensed guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned luxury bus
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected hotels)
    • Free Wi-Fi at hotels and coaches
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Apollo
    • Entry/Admission - Delphi Archaeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Great Meteoron Monastery
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel accomodation tax

  • Day 1: Athens - Corinth Canal - Epidaurus - Nafplion

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece
    Leave Athens behind travelling with your luxury air conditioned coach and head west to the strategically important Corinth canal, your first stop for the day.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52 Greece
    Drive to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Nafplio, Nafplio, Argolis Region, Peloponnese
    Proceed to the beautiful seaport town of Nauplia. Free afternoon for walking around the old town of Nauplia (the first capital of Greece) or you can visit the Nafplia Gallery of Art with paintings of famous Greek artists dedicated to the Greek revolution. Overnight stay in Nafplion.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 2: Nafplio - Myceane - Olympia

    Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece
    Continue the trip to Myceane. Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization and a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece. Avoid and skip the lines of the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. You will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra's, and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure.
    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Pass By: Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greece
    In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs and lunch) depart for Olympia. Overnight stay in Olympia.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 3: Olympia - Delphi

    Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olympia, Olympia 27065 Greece
    After breakfast, set off with your guide and visit the archaeological site of Olympia with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the archaeological Museum.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Pass By: Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), Gefira Charilaos Trikoupis, Antirrio Greece
    Depart via Patras and cross the Corinthian bay by the new bridge. Pass by the city of Nafpaktos and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Overnight stay in Delphi or Itea.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 4: Delphi - Kalambaka

    Stop At: Temple of Apollo, Delphi Greece
    Rise early and visit the archaeological site of Delphi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily one of the most important digs in Europe. Avoid and skip the lines of the archaeological site and walk around the evocative ruins with your guide, see famous monuments like the monument of the Argive Kings, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall, the monument of Platea and the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum, Ethniki Odos Amfissas - Livadias, Delphi 330 54 Greece
    Second stop is Delphi museum, with it's spectacular exhibits include the frieze of the Treasury of the Sifnians, the Naxian Sphinx, the Statue of Antinoos the metopes of the Athenian treasury, the famous bronze Charioteer, originally created to commemorate a victory during the 476 B.C. Pythian Games, and many other artifacts. Be sure to check out the bronze Charioteer of Delphi and the Sphinx of Naxos.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, Thessaly
    Continue to Kalabaka via Central Greece. Overnight stay in Kalabaka.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 5: Kalambaka - Meteora - Athens

    Stop At: Great Meteoron Monastery, Eparhiacos dromos Meteoron, Kalambaka 42200 Greece
    Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the breathtaking Byzantine Monasteries. This UNESCO world Heritage site is home for more than 20 rock monasteries. Visit two different impressive Byzantine Monasteries built on top of rock towers and providing breathtaking views over the plain. The monasteries are perched on top of towers of sandstone, which for centuries provided totally inaccessible retreats for the monks. Meteora is considered one of the most beautiful and inspiring area of mainland Greece, and its monasteries are one of the country's most unique attractions.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Leonidas Monument, Lamia, Thermopylae 350 09 Greece
    Return to Athens late in the afternoon passing the heroic monument of Leonidas at Thermopylae.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Athanasiou Diakou 26, Athina 117 43, Greece
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary pick up/drop off service from/to Athens centrally located hotels.
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts.
    • Hotel accommodation tax should be paid directly at hotels as following: 5* hotels - 4 Euro per room/per night, 4* hotels - 3 Euro per room/per night, 3* hotels - 1.5 Euro per room/per night.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • 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
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Small group tour of maximum 26 people (50% of bus capacity). We provide all participants with whisper audio devices which are thoroughly sanitized from our staff, as well as inside the charging cases with UVC lights. Sanitizing dispensers are available at the ticket office for use before departure.
  • 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

15

Organised by Keytours - Greece

Activity ID: V-2876P112

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