The Classical Tour by Private Car

Athens Acropolis

from $4337 Per Person

Starting: 04/01/2015

Through: 10/31/2017

# of Nights: 7

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Day Destination
1 Arrival Athens
2 Athens Sightseeing
3 Athens | Epidaurus | Nauplion
4 Nauplion | Mycenae | Olympia
5 Olympia | Delphi
6 Delphi | Kalambaka
7 Meteora | Athens
8 Depart Athens

8 Days | 7 Nights

Experience Includes:

  • Private Arrival & Departure Transfers in Athens with Assistance.
  • Half day Private Athens Sightseeing Tour, with Private Vehicle & English Speaking Guide, including entrance fees to Acropolis site & Acropolis Museum.
  • 5 Day Private Classical tour with private vehicle & English speaking guide throughout inclusive of entrance fees to  Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and two Monasteries in Meteora.
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Accommodations
Location Nights Hotel
Athens 2 Electra Palace Hotel
Nauplion 1 Hotel Grand Bretagne
Olympia 1 Hotel Arty Grand
Arachova 1 Hotel Aigli
Kalambaka 1 Hotel Divani Palace
Athens 1 Hotel Electra Palace

8 Days | 7 Nights

Experience Includes:

  • Private Arrival & Departure Transfers in Athens with Assistance.
  • Half day Private Athens Sightseeing Tour, with Private Vehicle & English Speaking Guide, including entrance fees to Acropolis site & Acropolis Museum.
  • 5 Day Private Classical tour with private vehicle & English speaking guide throughout inclusive of entrance fees to  Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and two Monasteries in Meteora.
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Day Destination Experience
1 Arrival Athens

Arrive at Athens airport and transfer to your hotel.  Athens, the capital of Greece is also renowned as the birthplace of democracy and philosophy, where Plato and his pupil Socrates imparted their wisdom and knowledge.

2 Athens Sightseeing

After breakfast, depart for a tour of Athens. 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). See the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, The Academy, University, National Library and Constitution Square (Syntagma).   At the Acropolis, visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens. Continue and visit the new Acropolis museum (closed on Mondays). Return to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens. (B)

3 Athens | Epidaurus | Nauplion

After breakfast, depart from Athens and begin your 5 day classical tour of Greece. Leave Athens via the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (brief stop).  Continue with a visit to the ancient Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Dinner this evening in a typical restaurant located in Nauplion. Overnight at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Nauplion. (B, D)

4 Nauplion | Mycenae | Olympia

After breakfast, drive to Mycenae and visit the famous archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games through the Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Artygrand in Olympia. (B, D)

5 Olympia | Delphi

This morning visit the archaeological site of Olympia, including the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum. Then drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arriving in Delphi. Dinner and overnight in the Hotel Aigli in Arachova. (B, D)

6 Delphi | Kalambaka

Your visit walks you through this magnificent ruin and will include a visit to its museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town at the foot of the astonishing gigantic rock complex of Meteora. Dinner will be at a typical restaurant in Kalambaka. Overnight in the Hotel Divani Meteora. (B, D)

7 Meteora | Athens

Visit Meteora, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air. Here stand ageless monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art and take in breathtaking views. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (brief stop) to view Leonida’s Monument.  Arrive in Athens early in the evening.

8 Depart Athens

After breakfast you will be transferred to Athens airport for departure. (B)

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Travelers Priced From
2 $4360
4 $2753
6 $2162
8 $1961