Honeymoon / Romantic
Welcome to Athens!! You are met at the airport by our friendly representative and transferred to your hotel where there is time to settle in and relax. Your first arrival, Athens, has been known for its mystique and ancient archeological remains. Thanks to its rich morphology Athens has plenty of places where you can admire stunning panoramic views of the city. Let yourself be captivated by the Athenian cityscape where the old meets the new and the result is astonishing. Overnight at Athens.
After Breakfast , proceed for your morning sightseeing tour to discover the glories and the rich heritage and observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city during. Our expert guides will help you explore the Acropolis. The newly built Acropolis Museum is a must see spot as part of your Athenian historical exploration, where you will admire the wonders of the classical era. Overnight at Athens.
After breakfast our bus will pick you up for the 4 days Classical tour of Greece. Arriving to Corinth we will make a short stop to enjoy a wonderful view of the canal and continue our trip to one of the most important and beautiful archaeological sites in Greece, the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, renowned for its acoustics and where significant cultural events are held every summer. Our next short stop will be the first capital of Greece, Nafplion, where you will have the opportunity to take some charming pictures of the city with the two fortresses looming above the rooftops of the buildings of the old town. During our stop in the ancient city of Mycenae we will visit the Archeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon and then we will depart for Olympia . Arriving in Olympia we will have dinner at the hotel and overnight stay at Olympia.
Located on the western side of the Peloponnese, the ancient site of Olympia has a special meaning to the history of Greece. It was the birth place of the Olympic Games, and each year, the Olympic flame starts its journey to the host country from here. The archaeological site of Olympia is truly fascinating, and here you can walk around the site, and step back in time. After the visit to the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium, and the Archaeological Museum we will then continue our drive, traveling through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until we reach the magnificent bridge crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Passing by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, we arrive in Delphi, where we have dinner and spend the night. Overnight at Delphi.
After breakfast we will continue exploring Delphi which was believed to be the centre of the earth and was the most important religious centre of ancient Greece. We’ll visit Castalia Spring and the main archaeological site the Temple of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, the Theatre, the Stadium and the Museum with the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dated from 475 B.C and the famous athlete Aghias and then continue our journey through central Greece. Gaze out of your window as you cross the Thessalian plains, passing the pretty towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala, and then arrive at your Kalambaka hotel in the early evening. Dinner in your hotel and overnight stay at Kalambaka.
Savor breakfast in your hotel, and then travel to Meteora. The UNESCO World Heritage site is home to more than 20 rock monasteries, either perched precariously on top of Meteora’s towering sandstone cliffs or built into the cliffs themselves inside naturally formed caves. In the 4 hour travel back to Athens you will have the opportunity to stop in the coastal town of Thermopylae, near Lamia and learn about Thermoplylae’s historical battle between the Greek Spartans and Persians. Arrival in Athens early in the afternoon. Overnight at Athens.
After the breakfast pick up from the hotel to the port to embark the cruise ship for a joyful cruise at the islands of the Saronic Gulf. 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. During stay in Hydra you can walk along the waterfront, the heart of the town which encounters monuments, churches, canons, museums, old mansions, statues of famous heroes, the old gunpowder store, shops and cafes, while picturesque winding streets lead you to neighborhoods located at the upper part of the town, as well as to the old neighborhood of Kiafas. You will be amazed by the island’s traditional “vehicle” the saddled donkeys. Overnight stay in Hydra.
Morning at leisure do not miss the opportunity to visit Hydra Museum. A small but reasonably well-presented museum on the seafaring ways of the Hydriots and their disproportionate contributions to Greece's many wars. 12.50 is time to embark at the cruise ship for the next two stops Poros and Aegina. Arriving in Poros you will find the opportunity to shop and stroll around the Lemon Forest, a verdant hill with more than 30,000 lemon and orange trees. Enjoy the rest of the cruise and get ready to explore the largest of the three islands, Aegina. 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. You will be transferred at the hotel where you will have time to relax. Overnight at Athens.
According to your flight departure time, you will be transferred to Athens airport to get the flight back carrying in your ´´luggage´´ the wonderful memories of Greek Attractions