From the classic ancient Olympic Stadium at Olympia to the famous rock-tower monasteries of Meteora and Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece – you’ll visit some of the most iconic sites in Greece on this five-day tour from Athens.
Depart from Athens for the Corinth canal (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nauplia (short stop) and through the plain of Argos arrive to Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs) depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games.
Overnight stay in Olympia.
Visit the archaeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the archaeological Museum. Depart via Patras (short stop) to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay by the bridge to Antirion. Pass by the city of Nafpakros and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova.
Overnight stay in Delphi.
Visit the archaeological site, and, the Museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka (a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries) via Central Greece (short stop by Lamia).
Overnight stay in Kalambaka.
Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the Byzantine Monasteries. Return to Athens passing the heroic monument of Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae.
Visit of 5 Unesco’s world heritage monuments
Overnight in Olympia, Delphi & Kalampaka
Mycenae archaeological site
Ancient theater of Epidaurus
Olympia archaeological site & museum
Delphi site & museum
Meteora rocks with its spiritual monasteries
Transport by luxury A/C bus
Hotel pick up service
Professional and licensed English speaking guide
Breakfasts and dinners
Hotel accommodation based on your choice (A class / T class)
Drinks and beverages
Pick up from your hotel in Athens or a specified spot
All the mentioned prices are per person on twin sharing basis. In case of one traveller the single supplement option has to be chosen.
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. Normaly we are visitng Great Meteoro Monastey and St. Stefanos. Every Tue, we are visitng instead of Great Meteoro, Varlaam monastery
Weather will not affect the operation of the tour. However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
The tour can also be done in French and Italian language. For more information (special dates) please contact us
Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
This tour is implemented in cooperation with a local tour operator of Athens
If you are a small of group of 5 or more participants please ask for special departures dates that can be operated even in days not listed in the schedule.