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 for the Corinth canal. Drive to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nauplia. Free afternoon for walking around the old town of Nauplia (the first capital of Greece) or we can visit the Nafplia Gallery of Art with paintings of famous Greek artists dedicated to the Greek revolution. Dinner at a traditional restaraunt.
Overnight stay in Nafplio.
Continue the trip to Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs and lunch) depart for Olympia.
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 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.
Visit the archaeological site, and, the museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka via Central Greece.
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 at Thermopylae.
Visit the most important UNESCO world Heritage sites of Greece with an expert guide
Stroll through Delphi site & museum also known as the ‘navel of the world’
Explore the important archaeological site of Mycenae & marvel the Royal tombs
See the Ancient theatre of Epidaurus, world famous for its outstanding acoustics
Visit ancient Olympia and view highlights such as Temple of Zeus & the stadium
Explore Meteora monasteries and enjoy breathtaking views of the rocks
Choose between First class or Tourist class to suit your budget
Transport by luxury A/C bus
Professional and licensed English speaking guide
Breakfasts and dinners
Hotel accommodation based on your choice (A class / T class)
Drinks and beverages
Hotel accommodation tax
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
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.