5 Day tour includes Athens, Delphi, Saronic Islands
Athens. Arrival at Athens International Airport, assistance and transfer to the Hotel.
Athens. Tour with Museum Departure from the Hotel in the morning for the tour giving you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. 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). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens. The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erectheion and finaly” the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the New Acropolis Museum and admire the wonders of the Classical Era. Afternoon free and overnight stay in Athens.
Full day Tour to Delphi. Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus – Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos” (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios.Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Cherioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to Athens by the same route at about 19.00 and drop off at your Hotel.
Athens. Day at leisure, clients may decide to do the optional one day cruise to 3 islands. Accomodation.
Breakfast and transfer to Athens International Airport at arranged time.
Validity of package
All year round