8 Day Classic Greece

2 Athens, 1 Olympia, 1 Delphi, 1 Kalambaka & 1 Athens
Round trip airfare from JFK, 6 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
4 Star Hotels
  • 6 nights accommodations in the following order
  • 2 nights at the [Athens Avenue Hotel], Athens, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 1 night at the [Europa Hotel], Olympia, Standard Room with Breakfast and Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Amalia Hotel Delphi ], Delphi, Standard Room with Breakfast and Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Grand Meteora Hotel], Kalambaka, Standard Room with Breakfast and Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Athens Avenue Hotel], Athens, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • Hotel taxes
  • All Transfers as mentioned in the program Private in Athens with English Speaking Assistant upon arrival
  • 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Half Day Athens sightseeing tour Private basis with English speaking licensed Guide
  • 4D/3N Olympia-Delphi-Kalambaka tour SIC basis with English speaking licensed Guide
  • Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours
5 Star Hotels
  • 6 nights accommodations in the following order
  • 2 nights at the [Grand Hyatt Athens Hotel], Athens, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 1 night at the [Europa Hotel], Olympia, Standard Room with Breakfast and Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Amalia Hotel Delphi ], Delphi, Standard Room with Breakfast and Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Grand Meteora Hotel], Kalambaka, Standard Room with Breakfast and Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Grand Hyatt Athens Hotel], Athens, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • Hotel taxes
  • All Transfers as mentioned in the program Private in Athens with English Speaking Assistant upon arrival
  • 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Half Day Athens sightseeing tour Private basis with English speaking licensed Guide
  • 4D/3N Olympia-Delphi-Kalambaka tour SIC basis with English speaking licensed Guide
  • Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Sat - Departure from USA

  • Depart the USA for Athens in Greece. Your international flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment.
DAY 2: Sun - Arrive Athens

  • Arrive in Athens, the classical capital of Greece, transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to discover the ancient wonders of this city known as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy.
  • Overnight: Athens
DAY 3: Mon - Athens Private City Tour

  • Wander the landmarks of Historic Athens including the Acropolis and the New Acropolis museum focused on the findings from the Acropolis.
  • Ancient yet modern, classic yet creative, traditional yet constantly changing Athens is a city of memorable contrasts. The past and the present of Athens unfolds before your eyes while we drive around the citys highlight spots and monuments like the Temple of Zeus, the Old Stadium, Syntagma square, the Parliament and the Tomb to the Unknown soldier, the Academy, the Library, and the National Gardens. On the natural fortress of the Acropolis, reinforced by the hand of man, stand the Propylaea, the temple of the Winged Victory, Erechtheion with the Porch of the Caryatids and, towering over all, and the majestic Parthenon.  A winding path leads to the treasure of antiquity. Visible are the relics of the civilization of which we are the proud inheritors.  A few meters away from the Acropolis entrance and the Ancient Theatre of Dionysos, the New Acropolis Museum, built on pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, looks like hanging between the past and the present of Athens. Designed by Bernard Tschumi and Mihalis Fotiades, the new Acropolis Museum has a total area of 25,000 square meters, with exhibition space of over 14,000 square meters. Made of stainless steel, glass, marble and concrete, materials typical of the Athenian environment, the new museum has a direct view of the Acropolis. With bioclimatic planning, which gives ideal lighting and heating conditions, the New Museum offers all the amenities expected in an international museum of the 21st century.
  • Overnight: Athens
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 4: Tue - Sightseeing en route to Olympia

  • Depart Athens via the scenic coastal road to the mighty Corinth Canal, dividing the Peloponnese from mainland Greece. Continue via Nauplion to Mycenae, the heartland of Greek mythology. Visit the Acropolis of Mycenae and the Tomb of Atreus, built around 1250 B.C. From here, drive through the Central Peloponnese Peninsula, whose major cities in classical times were Corinth and Sparta. Continue to Olympia, birthplace of the first Olympic Games
  • Overnight: Olympia
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5: Wed - Tour the Olympia Archaeological Site

  • Morning visit to the archaeological site of Olympia, including the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, and the ancient stadium where the Olympic Games were first held in 776 B.C. Visit a local store, where you will have a chance to taste local olive oil and spices. Continue to Olympias Archaeological Museum containing significant exhibitions of the ancient world and artwork dating back thousands of years. Then, drive north through the plains of Eliad and Achaia, crossing the Corinth Strait via a cabled bridge from Rion to Antirion. Pass the town of Nafpaktos en route to Delphi, home of the ruins of the Tholos Temple
  • Overnight: Delphi
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6: Thu - Archaeological Tour of Delphi, Travel to Kalambaka

  • Tour the excavated site of Delphi and the archaeological Museum, perched on the slopes of Mount Parnassos, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Considered one of the most significant places in Greek history, its stunning setting and ancient ruins are truly inspirational. Walk the Sacred Way to the imposing 4th century B.C. Temple of Apollo, site of the most important oracle in the classical world. Then travel over the Pourmaraki Pass towards the small town of Kalambaka, situated amidst smooth sandstone cliffs in the foothills of Meteora
  • Overnight: Kalambaka
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7: Fri - Meteora Sightseeing, Return to Athens

  • Visit Meteora, meaning "suspended in the air", with its mystical Eastern Orthodox monasteries incredibly nestled perilously close to the edge of bizarre rock formations. Admire the exquisite specimens of Byzantine art and the panoramic vistas over the Peneios Valley. Stop at a workshop of Byzantine icons and souvenirs. Browse the stores vast collection of icons, created using old traditional methods. Afterward, a scenic drive takes you along the coast, past Thermopylae. Arrive in Athens in the early evening
  • Overnight: Athens
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 8: Sat - Depart Greece

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Right Travel reserves the right to provide similar hotels in case any of the selected hotels is not available.
  • In case no other hotel is available at this rate, we will offer other hotels at supplement
  • Air & land rate is based on the airfare price on the day we published the rate online, exact rate will be provided at the time of booking.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • Meteora Dress Code: The monasteries have strict dress code so to enter the monasteries of Meteora you have to adhere to the following rules: Women will need to wear a long skirt, dress or sarong, it`s not enough to keep the knees covered, so no trousers or shorts. Men must wear long pants. Sleeveless shirts are not allowed. Please make sure to have appropriate clothing before visiting the monasteries.
Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Luggage Storage. Subject to hotel availability
  • Airport & Hotel Portage & Trolleys
  • Tips for drivers, escorts, guides
  • Any other service not mentioned above

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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