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Highlights of ancient Greece

12 days from CAD11,185pp

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Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a private guide.

  • Visit the site of ancient Delphi where the oracle was said to serve.

  • Walk around the site of Olympia, where the original Olympic Games took place.

  • Explore the archaeological remains on the island of Delos.

  • Walk around the historic site of Epidavros, home to an ancient theatre and healing retreat.

Price includes

In-destination transfers
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  • Athens
  • Olympia
  • Nafplio
  • Athens
  • Mykonos Town
  • Mykonos

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Day 1 Athens

Athens

Arriving into Athens you’ll be met by your driver and taken to your hotel. Later you’ll meet your driver and guide for a panoramic introduction to the city.

Day 2 Athens

Athens

Today, you’ll meet with your private guide and embark on a private walking tour of the Acropolis followed by a visit to the fantastic Acropolis Museum. The rest of the day is yours to further explore the city.

Day 3 Athens

Athens

This morning meet your driver and journey north to the site of ancient Delphi, located in a dramatic position on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Your guide will bring the remains to life – these were once home to the legendary Oracle of Delphi.

Day 4 Athens

Athens

On your last day in Athens you’ll explore the site of the ancient Agora which is located in the heart of Athens. Afterwards you’ll visit the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, which is home to original pieces from numerous archaeological sites throughout Greece.

Day 5 Olympia

Athens , Olympia

Today meet your guide and journey to Olympia. Upon arrival you’ll visit a local restaurant for a hearty lunch accompanied by wine.

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Day 6 Nafplio

Olympia , Nafplio

This morning you’ll meet your guide for a walking tour of ancient Olympia – the original setting for the Olympic Games – along with the Olympia Museum. Afterwards meet your driver and transfer to the seaside town of Nafplio.

Day 7 Nafplio

Nafplio

Today visit the site of Epidavros and meet with your private guide. Together you’ll explore the ancient Greek theatre where performances are still held today, and the adjacent site which was once a healing retreat.

Day 8 Athens

Nafplio , Athens

Meet your driver and transfer back to Athens. On the way you’ll stop at the site of Mycenae and visit the 3,300-year-old Tomb of Agamemnon, a small museum and a hilltop archaeological site. Afterwards there’s a visit to a local winery for lunch and some wine tasting.

Day 9 Mykonos Town

Athens , Mykonos Town

You’ll have a transfer to the port this morning where you’ll board the ferry for Mykonos. On arrival, you’ll be met by a representative and driven to your hotel. You have the remainder of the afternoon to relax and begin to explore Mykonos.

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Day 10 Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town

Venture off the island of Mykonos today on a privately guided excursion to the island of Delos, where you’ll have a tour of the archaeological site there – a hub of commerce and culture for the whole of the Mediterranean in ancient times. You’ll have the afternoon free.

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Day 11 Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town

Today you’ll be at leisure to relax and enjoy your last day in Greece using the hotel facilities or further exploring Mykonos.

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Day 12 Return home

Mykonos

You’ll meet your driver this morning for a transfer to the airport and your flight home.


Laura at the Roman Forum
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