Cities Covered: Athens
Duration: 03 nights / 04 days
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Day 1, Athens
Meet and assist at International Athens Airport and transfer to your hotel. Balance day is at leisure to explore this fascinating city of Athens on your own.
Day 2, Athens
From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half-day sightseeing and Acropolis museum tour you’ll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided half day tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens. The Athens half-day tour departs for a photo stop at Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysus Theater, in order to visit the ACROPOLIS museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of everyday life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.
Day 3, Athens
Today after breakfast you will depart from our terminal for one day trip from Athens to Delphi to explore one of the most famous archaeological sites of Greece. Along the way, you will see the plain of Beotia, an agricultural center and you will also pass by the city of Theva, the birthplace of King Oedipus. You will continue your Delphi day tour towards Mt. Parnassos, making a short rest stop outside the town of Levadia. You will drive then to DELPHI, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Pass by Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site and view the monument of the Argive Kings, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall, the monument of Platea and the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and Delphi museum, with its spectacular exhibits include the frieze of the Treasury of the Sifnians, the Naxian Sphinx, the Statue of Antinoos the metopes of the Athenian treasury, the famous bronze Charioteer, originally created to commemorate a victory during the 476 B.C. Pythian Games, and many other artifacts. After lunch return to Athens via the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese (short stop).
Day 4, Athens
After breakfast, you will be driven to Airport for your flight back home.
Hotels (option available with 3 star, 4 star and 5 star)
3 star Hotel: Iniohos / The Alassia / Best Western Candia or similar
4 star Hotel: Polis Grand / Stanley / President / Titania or similar
5 star Hotel: Royal Olympic / Divani Acropolis / Wyndham Grand / Metropolitian or similar
5 star Hotel (Luxury): Divani Caravel / Hilton Athens / Electra Metropolis or similar
03 nights stay at Athens
Private Athens Transfer (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
Athens Airport Assistance
Athens sightseeing tour in the morning (half-day) with Acropolis on SIC basis
Delphi full day tour with lunch on SIC basis (10 ½ hours approx.)
All Taxes (Except city tax paid by the guests directly at the Hotel, if any)
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