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From Athens: 4-Days Classical Tour with Meteora18 Reviews
Prehistory, the classical period, the Roman domination, the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades and modern times - Greece through the centuries will unfold before you on this 4-day tour.
- Admire the Corinth Canal and the the spectacular views of Meteora
- Discover Mycenae, the Theatre of Epidaurus and Athena Pronea
- Visit the museum and archeological site of Olympia and Delphi
DescriptionDay 1: 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 Nafplio (short photo stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the archaeological site and the 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 2: In the morning, visit the archaeological site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium, the spot where the torch of the modern Olympic Games is lit and the Archaeological Museum. Then, drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia until the magnificent bridge that crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea. Arrive in Delphi (dinner and overnight) Day 3: In the morning, visit the archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi, the most famous oracle of the ancient world. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town located at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, surrounded by gigantic rocks (dinner and overnight) Day 4: Visit Meteora, a 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 (short stop to see across the road to Leonida's Monument). Arrive in Athens early in the evening.
IncludesOvernight accommodation Professional guide Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach Meals as per itinerary (Breakfast & Dinner) Entrance fees Free Wi-Fi on the bus
- Starting from January 1, 2018 there is an accommodation tax which must be paid by guests at the hotel prior to their check-out. 5 star hotel: 4,00 € per overnight per room. 4 star hotel: 3,00 € per overnight per room. 3 star hotel: 1.50 € per overnight per room.