Day 1: Athens.
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 2: Athens.
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content. On Mondays the Acropolis museum is closed
Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops.
Your evening will start with a sort passing from the most important streets of Athens for night lighted view of this fascinating city and will continue with a dinner in Plaka. Here you taste the Greek cuisine while having fun with the folk dance program, the Greek songs and music by experts in bouzouki.
Day 3: Athens – Delphi.
Full day excursion to the Archaeological site of Delphi, once known as the centre of Earth. This tour will show you the ruins of ancient Delphi and also a big part of mainland Greece full of green places and beautiful villages. Ancient Greece was full of religious places like Delphi, also connected with athletics and medical services. Delphi was the centre of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World.
On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios.
Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. You will have your lunch in a local restaurant and will return to Athens in the evening.
Day 4: Athens - Airport.
According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
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