(CONDENSED MORNING TOUR)
Take a tour through time!
Follow the path that leads you from the ancient Athenian civilization to the modern city of Athens - contrasts, which make Athens such a fascinating city.
Visit the Acropolis and the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age, the Parthenon, Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, the Panathenaic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era where held in 1896) and many more.
Also enjoy the change of guard of the Evzones, Greek soldiers in their traditional uniforms, guarding the Presidential Palace.
ATHENS BY NIGHT
Your evening starts with a ride to the port of Piraeus, where you can enjoy a drink of ouzo along with Greek appetizers. Then you will drive back to Plaka, the old area of Athens, for dinner in a typical Greek tavern with live bouzouki music and Greek folk dances. Dance the night away!!!!!
From April 1st to September 30th
DEPARTURE: 15:00 - RETURN: 19:00
From October 1st to March 31st
DEPARTURE: 14:30 - RETURN: 18:30
The stunning drive along the coastal road will lead you to the
breathtaking Temple of Poseidon. Standing some 60m/200 feet above
the sea at the edge of a cliff, it is one of the most spectacular
sights in all of Greece. And Greece has many of them. Allow the
ancient Greek God of the Sea to welcome you...
ONE-DAY OR TWO-DAY TOUR
FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER
Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth
Canal, which connects the Aegean with the Ionian Sea. Drive on
to Mycenae - the city "rich in gold". Visit the famous
Lions's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and many other treasures of
ancient times. Contiune to Nafplion, the picturesque town nestling
at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty tamparts of the Palamidi
Fortress. Enjoy your afternoon in Epidaurus, visiting the Theatre,
famous for its astonishing acoustics and architecture.
FIVE DAYS TO METEORA
FROM APRIL TO NOVEMBER
RETURN: 18:30 (5th day)
Experience a vivid trip through history: from the noble ancient
Greek years to the spirituality of Christian religion, which is
still shown in the mystic atmosphere of Meteora.
1st DAY: Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal. Drive
on and visit Mycenae, then proceed and visit the famous Theatre
of Epidaurus, known worldwide for its impressing acoustics.
2nd DAY: Drive in the morning through the Central Peloponnese
to Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games. Visit the Sanctuary
of the Olympian Zeus and the Museum.
3rd DAY: Drive through Patras, capital of the Peloponnese, and
take the car-ferry across the "Little Dardanelles" from Rio to
Antirio. Cross the picturesque town of Nafpaktos and visit the
Monastery of Profert Elias. Continue your journey and arrive in
4th DAY: In the morning visit the archeological sites of Delphi,
home of the sanctuary and oracle of the god of light Apollo, believed
to be the "navel of the world" by the ancient Greeks. Depart for
Kalambaka, passing through numerous picturesque villages and typical
towns of Central Greece.
5th DAY: Visit Meteora, where among striking scenery, perched
on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand
ageless monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of
Return to Athens, arrive in the evening.
DELPHI - METEORA
FROM APRIL TO NOVEMBER
RETURN: 18:30 (3rd day)
1st DAY: Leave for Delphi via Thebes, Levadia and the picturesque
village of Arachova. Once arrived in Delphi, visit the archeological
site and the Museum
2nd DAY: Morning free. Leave Delphi for an interesting trip through
Central Greece and the town of Lamia to Kalambaka
3rd DAY: Visit Meteora, a rare geological phenomenon, which created
these looming rocks which thrust skywards from the plain of Thessaly,
as if striving to come closer to god. Return to Athens and arrive
in the late evening.
FROM APRIL TO NOVEMBER
RETURN: 18:30 (2nd day)
1st DAY: Transfer to famous Delphi. Time at leisure to stroll
in the picturesque village and enjoy the breathtaking scenery
from the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Depart for Kalambaka, passing
through romantic villages and towns of Central Greece.
2nd DAY: Enjoys the breathtaking monasteries of Meteora with their
wonderful wall-paintings, ecclesiastical treasures, rich libraries
with precious manuscripts and exquisite icons. Return to Athens,
arriving in the late evening.
EVERY MONDAY AND FRIDAY FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER
RETURN: 13:30 APR.
Leave Athens and drive southwest towards the Corinth Canal, which
connects the Aegean with the Ionian Sea. Drive on and visit the
Ancient Town of Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached for
two years. The Remains of the City, which includes the Agora (market
place) and Apollo's Temple, clearly show how rich and important
Corinth was in ancient times. A short stop at the site of the
Ancient Port of Cehries, where St. Paul disembarked, will conclude
the visit. Return to Athens in time for Lunch.