Greece Explorer

Duration

8 days

Tour Type

Tourist Attractions

Location

Greece

Overview

Explore all the top tourist attractions in Greece with Greece Explorer. Book Greece Tour Package for an unforgettable 8 Days Greece Trip. We have designed this 8 Days Greece Tour Package to match your preferred travel style be it Cultural, Marine, Activities, Festival & Events and Special Interest for a perfect Tourist Attractions Getaway.

Itinerary

Greece Explorer Day 1

Day 1

Welcome to Athens!Proceed to hotel.

In the evening you will be taken for Athens Night Sightseeing tour with Greek Dinner show.

Fuel your appetite with a night-time tour of Athens, before relaxing with a Greek dinner show. Taking place at a typical taverna in the renowned Plaka district, it’s the perfect way to finish your night out in Athens!

Highlights

  • Night-time sightseeing tour of Athens and dinner with live floor show
  • Panoramic night-time tour of Athens
  • Dinner with live floor show in the renowned Plaka entertainment district
  • English-speaking guide

Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 2

Day 2

Today explore the City on a guided city tour.

Explore Athens and visit many of its principal modern and classical sites. See the striking contrast of the modern city to the remains of the glorious past and discover the wonderful culture that made the city a center for the arts, learning and philosophy.

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.

Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Constitution Square [Syntagma]

In the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit,” the monument that “puts order in the mind,” the Parthenon.

New Acropolis Museum

 Tuesdays – Sundays, morning departure only

 You will continue to visit the place where you can see and admire the statues and wonders of the classical era: the New Acropolis Museum.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 3

Day 3

Today we depart from Athens in the morning for the Full Day tour to the Archaeological site of Delphi [180 KMS – 2 Hours Journey from Athens], that was believed to be the Earth centre.

Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes – connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus, and Levadia and Arachova. Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos,” the Navel of Earth, whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World.

On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias.

Return back to Athens.

Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 4

Day 4

Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer to Marina Flisvos to embark the cruise ship. (Departure 8.00 am) Your first arrival is Hydra(arrival time aprox.11.00) As the cruise ship will approach Hydra you will be amazed of its scenic location in a deep harbor, with whitewashed houses rising on the hills on both sides from an azure blue sea. The beautiful roads and alleys, paved with slabs and the houses, adorned with flowers, give to the island of Hydra a touch of magic and a romantic mood.(Stay in Hydra 2 hours).

Next stop is Poros.(Stay one hour)

Enjoy the rest of the cruise and get ready to explore the largest of the three islands, Aegina. Apart from its harbor and famous pistachio nuts,  you can learn more about the island by choosing optional organized tours for visiting the Temple of Afea (archeological site) or the Church of Saint Nektarios.(Stay in Aegina 2 hours)

On our way back a traditional Greek folk show with singers and dancers will entertain you up to the final moment as the ship arrives in Athens ending this day with unforgettable moments.

Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 5

Day 5

Today, sail to Santorini, the stunning Black Pearl of the Aegean” and, according to some, site of the legendary lost continent of Atlantis. Do not leave the island without visiting its capital city with the beautiful white-washed houses, the narrow streets and open air cafes that cling on the steep cliff.

Evening free.

Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 6

Day 6

Today you will be taken for Amazing Santorini 6 Hour Private tour with Wine Tasting.

Enjoy a 6-hour private tour of Santorini, visit top-rated sights and taste the distinct wines the island has to offer.

Discover the island of Santorini in one day! Visit all its best sights including the stunning Black Sand Beach, the breathtaking town of Oia, and the Monastery of Prophet Elias. Sample delicious traditional treats at a family’s farm stand in the countryside, and try 4 different types and styles of wine at a local winery.

Highlights

 

  • Make a stop at the famous “caldera” of the island and learn about Santorini’s formation
  • Visit the Black Sand Beach and its crystal blue waters
  • Try 4 different types of wine at a traditional Santorini winery
  • Enjoy a photo stop at the Red Sand Beach
  • Enter the Holy Monastery of Prophet Elias at the highest point of the island and gaze at a 360-degree panoramic view of Santorini
  • Taste delicious traditional treats at a family’s farm stand in the countryside
  • Discover the town of Oia and enjoy remarkable views of the Aegean Sea

    Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 7

Day 7

Today free for own activities.

Overnight at hotel.

Greece Explorer Day 8

Day 8

Today sail to Athens for the connecting flight to India.

Included

Accommodation
Cab
Flight
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Sightseeing
Guide

Travel Styles

Cultural
Marine
Activities
Festival & Events
Special Interest

Trip Covers

Shopping Mall
Lake/s
Bird Sanctuary
Adventure Sports
Local Market
Desert
Hills
Beach

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