Zeus (11 Days / 10 Nights)

Tour Includes:
3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
Half day Athens Sightseeing tour
4 Day classical tour with Meteora on HB basis
4 Day cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey
All transfers as mentioned
Daily breakfast
11 Days / 10 Nights
From:
Arrival in Athens: Every Tuesday
From March 12 to October


DAY 1
Tuesday: Athens
Upon your arrival you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day at your leisure.
DAY 2
Wednesday: Athens – Olympia
Departure with direction the Corinth Canal, along the Coastal Road. Short stop. Drive onwards and visit the Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. After this we continue to the town of Nafplion (short stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the archeological site and the tomb of Agamemmon. Departure for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the Towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.
DAY 3
Thursday: Olympia - Delphi
This morning we visit the Archeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then we drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque Towns of Nafpactos and Itea, arrive in Delhi. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 4
Friday: Delphi – Meteora
This morning we will visit Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi. Depart from Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing Gigantic rock of Meteora. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 5
Saturday: Meteora – Athens
We visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine Art. Return to Athens via Trikala , Lamia, Thermopylae (visit the Leonida’s monument). Arrive in Athens in the late afternoon.
DAY 6
Sunday: Athens
Morning Athens sightseeing tour, including the visit of the Acropolis. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 7
Monday: Athens – Mykonos
Morning transfer to the port of Piraeus to embark your cruise ship that will take you first to Mykonos, the island of the international “Jet-Set”, famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and incredible night life.
DAY 8
Tuesday: Kusadasi – Patmos
First port of call is Kusadasi. You should not miss the opportunity to miss the visit Of Ephessos. One of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated, where St. Paul was arrested and then banished. In the afternoon arrival at the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tours, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John, Where he lived and wrote the Book of Revelation.
DAY 9
Wednesday: Rhodes
Arrival early in the morning to the port of Rhodes with its famous Acropolis of Lindos, on top of the mountain, also known as the island of the Crusaders Knights of the Order of St John . Participate in one of the optional tours and you will have the opportunity to visit the medieval town (Rhodes Old)
DAY 10
Thursday: Heraklion – Santorini
First port of call is the Cretan port of Heraklion. Take the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Palace of Knossos, the centre of the Minoan civilization. Then on to the most breathtaking island, Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. The town of Fira’s whitewashed houses, narrow streets and open air cafes, cling to a steep cliff accessible by cable car or donkey.
DAY 11
Friday: Piraeus – Airport
This morning return to the port of Piraeus. After your breakfast disembarkation and Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.