Highlights: Athens – Nafplio – Corinth Canal – Mycenae – Ancient Olympia – Zakynthos island – Delphi – Meteora – Thessaloniki – Pella and Vergina
10 days / 9 nights
Arrival to Athens airport, meeting with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Free afternoon to walk at Plaka area or visit the Archeological National museum.
Your first stop is at Corinth Canal. Drive to Epidaurus for a visit of the archaeological site and the theater famous for its remarkable acoustics, and then on to Nafplio for a short stop. Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site, then depart for Olympia, through the central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis.
In the morning visit the archaeological site, the stadium where the Olympic games begun and the museum of Olympia. Later we transfer to Kyllini to board the ferry to Zakynthos.
Today we have free day to explore the island and relax. Late in the afternoon we will take the ferry back to Kyllini and Drive via Patras to Rion, cross the channel to Antirion on the “state of the art” new suspended bridge considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Continue to Delphi via Nafpaktos for the evening.
In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. In the morning, start the drive by the central Greece towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala to Kalampaka. Afternoon visit of the breathtaking Meteora. Dinner and your overnight accommodation is in Kalabaka.
Drive by Trikala and Larissa to the famous, sacred Macedonian town of Dion. Then, continue to Thessaloniki, the largest town in Northern Greece. Visit the most interesting museum of Thessaloniki and sightseeing of the city.
Excursion Pella and Vergina
Morning drive to Pella, Alexander the Great’s capital. Continue to Vergina to visit the Tomb of the King Philip and the famous “Vergina Treasures“. Return to Thessaloniki via Veria.
Return to Athens
Start the return drive to Athens, through the Tempi Valley, Larissa, Lamia, Thermopylae famous for the ancient battle that took place there and Kamena Vourla.
Athens city tour
Visit the Acropolis and its New Museum, Syntagma square, The temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenian stadium. Enjoy free time in the afternoon and take the chance to ride a cable car up to Lycabettous hill.
After breakfast transfer to Athens airport.