Classical Greece Overland

7 Days / 6 Nights

Classical Greece Overland

7 Days / 6 Nights
Departures: January - October 2024

From $2,064 AUD
Trip Style
Group Travel

Cultural Tour

Departure city: Athens, Greece
End city: Athens, Greece

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Experience the history and mythology of Ancient Greece with this grand tour visiting the iconic Acropolis, Mycenae, famous for its Bronze Age Site and tomb of Agamemnon, Delphi’s incredible archaeological site, and Meteora's unique cliff-top monasteries.

Trip

Highlights

  • See the essential sights of classical Greece in one week
  • Visit archaeological sites, museums and ancient Greek theatres
  • Tour the historical sites of Olympia, Delphi and Meteora
Trip

Inclusions

accommodation style
6 Nights Accommodation
3-star hotels
meals included
Meals
6 Breakfasts, 3 dinners
bonus extras included
Extras
Sightseeing tours: Experience the highlights of Athens + Tour of Athens & the Acropolis
travel by coach
Transport
transportation throughout the tour + Athens accommodation pick-up/drop-off
tour guide options
Tour Leader / Guide
Some of the activities
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Transfers
Airport pick-up in Athens
  • Other meals/drinks
  • Airport drop-off in Athens
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guides
  • Flight tickets
  • Travel insurance
Trip

Intinerary

Arrive Athens & Accommodation Check-In

 

Today you will be picked up from the airport in Athens and transferred to your accommodation for check-in. Get settled in and then enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore Athens on your own. Overnight in Athens.

Athens City Tour

 

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and be ready for your day trip at 8:45 am. Get picked up at your accommodation and enjoy a half-day city tour of old Athens visiting the Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the first Olympic Games, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, Parliament and the Unknown Soldier memorial, the Academy, University, National Library and Constitution Square (Syntagma).

 

At the Acropolis, see incredible masterpieces of the Golden Age including the Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and Parthenon. End your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis Museum (except on Mondays).

 

Enjoy free time in the evening to go out for a delicious Greek meal on your own, do some souvenir shopping or experience Athens nightlife. Overnight in Athens.

 

Meals: B

Day at leisure in Athens to explore the city at your own pace.

 

Meals: B

Departure Time: 8:45 am

 

Athens - Epidaurus - Nafplio - Mycenae - Olympia

 

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Athens in the morning to begin your Ancient Greece adventure. Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal, the connection in between the Gulf of Corinth and the Aegean Seato visit the stunning outdoor theater of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Continue to the town of Nafplio to take some pictures, and on to Mycenae to visit the archaeological site and the famous Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games, travelling through the ancient towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia.

 

Meals: D

Olympia Tour - Delphi

 

After breakfast, visit Olympia to see the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Drive through the beautiful plains of Eliad and Achaia and the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea before arriving in Delphi for dinner and overnight.

 

Meals: B/D

Delphi Tour - Meteora

 

After breakfast, enjoy a full morning exploring the impressive archaeological site of Delphi, once considered the centre of the earth and universe. Today Delphi is famous for its theatre, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins. Continue your travels on to Kalambaka, a small town at the foot of the astonishing Meteora cliffs. Dinner and overnight.

 

Meals: B/D

Meteora Tour - Athens

 

After breakfast, experience stunning views of Meteora's unique cliff-top Byzantine monasteries. After the visit, begin your return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, and Thermopylae, where you will make a quick stop to visit Leonida's Monument. Arrive in Athens early in the evening and get dropped off at your accommodation, where this amazing cultural adventure will come to an end.

 

Meals: B

7 Day Classical Greece Overland map

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