Day 1: ATHENS - OLYMPIA: Drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf you pass Daphne and Eleusis and arrive to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus (visit the famous theater) and continue to Nafplion, the first capital of Greece, for a sort stop. Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site and depart for Olympia, through the central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
Day 2: OLYMPIA - DELPHI: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Olympia. Drive via Patras to Rion, cross the channel to Antirion on the "state of the art" new suspended bridge considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Arrive in the picturesque town of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and continue to Delphi passing from Galaxidi and Itea. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: DELPHI - METEORA: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. This is your last chance to admire the beautiful landscape of the whole Delphi area with the contradiction between the rocky mountains and the fertile land full of olive trees. Depart for Kalambaka driving through the cities of Thessaly, Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala. Dinner and overnight at Kalambaka.
Day 4: METEORA - ATHENS: In the morning visit Meteora, 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 Byzantine art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (visit Leonida's monument) and Kamena Vourla. Arrive at Athens early in the evening.
Note: Price is for double room and differs if you take 3* or 4* hotels.
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