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 new Acropolis Museum is closed.
Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops.
Day 3: Athens - Olympia. Leave by the Coastal Road to the Corinth canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the Town of Nauplion (short stop) drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Departure for Olympia through Central Peloponnesus and the Towns of Tripoli and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, the Cradle of the Olympic games.
Day 4: Olympia - Delphi. In the morning visit the archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the archaeological museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rio to Antirio. Pass by the picturesque Towns of Nafpactos and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Delphi - Athens. In the morning visit of the site and Museum of Delphi. Then drive on through the village of Arachova, renowned for its colourful rugs and carpets. Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes. Evening return to your selected hotel in Athens.
Day 6: Athens - Mykonos. Early morning transfer to the pier to board the ferryboat to Mykonos. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 7: Mykonos. Day at leisure in Mykonos, the international “jet set” to enjoy the sun, the wonderful sandy beaches and the incredible nightlife.
Day 8: Mykonos - Santorini. Morning transfer to the port to board the ferryboat to Santorini. Upon your arrival on the island, transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 9: Santorini. Day at leisure to enjoy the unique views, the black sandy beaches as well as the most romantic sunset of the world. Enjoy a half day cruise to the small islands of Nea Kameni & Palea Kameni located inside the caldera, the Hot Springs with the green and yellow waters (with free time for swimming) and the island of Thirassia. Admire the town of Fira’s white-washed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes that cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or mule.
Day 10: Santorini - Athens. At indicted time transfer to the port to embark the ferryboat back to Piraeus. Upon your arrival, transfer to your selected hotel in Athens.
Day 11: Athens - Airport. At indicated time according to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
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