Travel to Greece
Upon arriving in Greece, you will be met our local representative in the airport, who will assist you in the transfer to your hotel.
Take the rest of the day to relax, unpack and get to know your hotel and its surroundings.
Begin your Greek adventure with a half day guided sightseeing tour of Athens. Today you will see the breath-taking Acropolis, an ancient citadel perched on a hilltop overlooking the city. This wonderful settlement is home to the Parthenon, a beautiful Doric temple, and the Erechtheion, a temple dedicated to Poseidon. You will also see the Panathinaikos Stadium, host to the first modern Olympic Games.
Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, to discover the city in your own time. Your guide will be delighted to suggest places of interest to you. For a taste of local tradition, visit the Parliament and see the changing of the guards that takes place every hour.
Enjoy a full day excursion to the archaeological site of Delphi, a place said to be chosen by Zeus and the site of the Delphic oracle. At this magnificent place you’ll see the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, dating back to the 4th century BC, and in the museum of Delphi you will see the impressive bronze Charioteer of Delphi, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinous.
This morning, there will be free time to enjoy the charms of Athens at your own pace.
Take a stroll through the atmospheric Plaka district and try a typical Greek coffee in one of the pavement cafes.
Transfer to Tolo
In the afternoon, transfer to Tolo with a short stop at the Corinth Canal en route. This spectacular canal connects the Saronic Canal with the Gulf of Corinth, and is a most breathtaking sight.
Today there will be a full day guided excursion to the Argolis region, taking in Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplio. Mycenae was a Greek settlement in the second millennium BC, and is a fascinating place to explore. Epidaurus is another ancient city that will amaze you, while the pretty seaport of Nafplio will also impress, with its elegant Venetian houses and dazzling setting. Noted sights during this excursion include the Palace of Agamemnon, the Cyclopean Walls and the Epidaurus Amphitheatre.
Enjoy a full day excursion to the Byzantine fortress of Mystras, which overlooks Sparta, origin and home to the famous Leonidas and his army of just 300 men. You will have free time to explore the area at leisure.
Today, set off on a half day excursion to the island of Spetses, by Sea Taxi. You will have time to relax and see the sights, before returning to Tolo in the afternoon.
After breakfast at your hotel you will have time at leisure for some last minute shopping before being transferred to the airport.
Transfer from your hotel to Athens Airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.