TOUR PROGRAMME (9 Days / 8 Nights)
Every Saturday from 06 April to 26 October
Day 1-Saturday : Kusadasi/Patmos Embark the cruise ship for the cruise to the Greek Islands arriving in the afternoon to Patmos Island.You can participate the optional tour visiting the Monastery and Grotto of St John where he lived and wrote the book of the Revelation.
Day 2-Sunday: Crete / Santorini Early in the morning arrival to Crete Heraklio port.Participating to the optional tour to the Palace of Knossos, the center of the Minoan Civilization.Continue to Santorini Island in the afternoon, said to be the lost continent of the Atlantis. Dsembarkation and transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 3-Monday : Athens
Early in the morning arrival at Piraeus port disembarkation after breakfast, and transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 4-Tuesday : Athens / Olympia Early in the morning leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop) Drive on and visitthe teather of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics.Then proceed to the town of Nauplion (short photo stop) , drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological site and Tomb of Agamemnon.Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis.Overnight in OLympia, the cradle of the Olympic games. (Dinner)
Day 5-Wednasday : 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 Illia and Achala untill the magnificent bridge which is crossing the corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion.Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Overnight in Delphi (Dinner)
Day 6-Thursday : Delphi/Meteora In the morning visit the Archaeological Site and museum.Depart to Kalambaka., a small town stated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks.Overnight in Meteora. (Dinner)
Day 7-Friday:Meteora Visit Meteora, particulary impressive scenery, ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, stand suspended between earth and sky, on top of granite rocks.Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia.Thermopylae (short stop to see across the road the Leonida’s Monuement), arrive in Athens early in the evening.Overnight Athens.
Day 8-Saturday:Athens Half day morning Athens sightseeing tour visiting the House of Parliament, the Unknow Soldier’s Tomb, the Olympian Zeus Temple, Hadrian’s Arch, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and National Library.The tour ends with visit to the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum.Balance of day at lesure.
Day 8-Sunday: Athens / Airport Depending on your flight departure time, you will be transferred to Athens airport.
- 3 Days Cruise on full board basis inside cabin ( During months June/July/August cruise ship is not visiting Kusadasi / stays all day in Kusadasi with leaving in the afternoon)
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
- 4 day Classical Tour of Greece on A-Class hotels H/B Basis
- Half day Athens sightseeing tour (Acropolis Museum is closed Mondays)
- Entrance fees during the guided tour
- Daily breakfast
- Hotel taxes
- All Transfers