Day 1: Athens
Upon arrival in Athens, meet greet and transfer to hotel.
Later on, enjoy Athens City Tour & Acropolis Museum
From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half-day sightseeing and Acropolis museum tour you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided half-day tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens. The Athens half-day tour departs for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens). Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of everyday life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.
Day 2: Full Day Delphi Arachova and Osios Loucas Tour
Forget the hassles of hiring a car and finding your own way! Take a small group tour of Delphi from Athens and its exquisite highlights: Delphi archaelogical site , Delphi museum , Arachova and Osios Loukas monastery. Your mini bus holds a maximum of 14 passengers, and a small group tour is the perfect way to get to out-of-the-way places in one day. You'll arrive at Delphi at around noon after a scenic drive through Thebes valleys and cotton fields, passing by Levadia (short stop). Your expert guide will give you a guided tour of Delphi archaeological site. Pass by CASTALIA SPRING, visit the archaeological site and see the Athenian Treasury, the Theatre, the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle, the Navel of the Earth, the Sacred Way and the Museum of Delphi, with it’s spectacular finds, including the unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx , the Statue of Antinoos. Delphi is one of the national treasures of Greece and Unesco’s world heritage monument. Continue to the picturesque mountain village of ARACHOVA, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese. Explore Arachova, have lunch or relax in a cafe. After our one hour stop at Arachova we continued to visit Osios Loucas Monastery. The monastery of Saint Lukas was built in the 11th century as a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, is of high architectural and artistic value. It’s Byzantine cathedral is decorated with splendid mosaics and it is architecturally one of the finest Byzantine monuments in the country.
Day 3: Cape Sounio Half Day Tour
Day 4: Athens
- 3 Nights’ accommodation at hotel
- Round trip transfer: airport – hotel – airport
- All transfers during the tours
- Meal: daily breakfast
- Athens City Tour & Acropolis Museum on Seat in Coach
- Full Day Delphi Arachova and Osios Loucas Tour on Seat in Coach
- Cape Sounio Half Day Tour on Seat in Coach
- Inclusive of all current applicable taxes
- Assistance of our representative in Greece
- Visa fees if any
- Personnel Expenses such as minibar at the hotels
- Drinks at meals
- Tips to the local guide and driver
- City Taxes