DAY 1: ATHENS
Welcome to Athens! Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for check in. Free at own leisure.
DAY 2: ATHENS CITY TOUR (B)
This morning, our expert guide will help you to explore the treasures of Athens during your morning sightseeing tour. Pass by the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian´s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University the National Library and the Constitution Square (Syntagma). Your tour will be followed by a visit to Acropolis, the eternal symbol of democracy, education and inspiration. Your tour will end with the visit to the impressive Acropolis Museum (entrance fees included) Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 3: ATHENS (3HRS) - DELPHI (4HRS) - KALAMBAKA (B/D)
After breakfast our bus will pick you up for a special day tour in Delphi which had the most famous oracle of ancient Greece and was regarded as the center of the world. On the slopes of Mount
Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythius. You will be astonished by Treasury of the Athenians, the Theatre, the Stadium and the Museum with the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dated from 475 B.C and the famous athlete Aghias. Gaze out of your window as you cross the Thessalian plains, passing the pretty towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala, and then arrive at your Kalambaka hotel in the early evening. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.
DAY 4: METEORA (4.5HRS) - ATHENS (B)
Savor breakfast in your hotel, and then travel to Meteora. The UNESCO World Heritage site is home to more than 20 rock monasteries, either perched precariously on top of Meteora’s towering sandstone cliffs or built into the cliffs themselves inside naturally formed caves. Impressive scenery, priceless historical and religious treasures suspended between earth and sky. In your way back to Athens you will have the opportunity to stop in the coastal town of Thermopylae, near Lamia and learn about Thermoplylae’s historical battle between the Greek Spartans and Persians. Arrival in Athens early in the evening.
DAY 5: ATHENS (8HRS) - SANTORINI (B)
Morning transfer to the port of Piraeus to take the ferry to the island of Santorini. Upon your arrival you will be transferred to your hotel and then you will have the rest of the time to enjoy the gorgeous island.
DAY 6: SANTORINI (B)
Day at leisure to enjoy the unique views, the black sandy beaches as well as the most romantic sunset of the world. We suggest you enjoy an optional half day cruise to the small volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni found in the center of the famous caldera and the hot springs with the orangey water where you will have free time for swimming. Do not miss the
opportunity to have a romantic dinner on the rim of the caldera with the most breathtaking view in the planet.
DAY 7: SANTORINI (8HRS) – ATHENS (B)
Transfer to the port and departure to Piraeus. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel to settle in and relax.
DAY 8: ATHENS / AIRPORT
According to your flight departure time, you will be transferred to Athens airport to get the fly back carrying in your ´´luggage´´ the wonderful memories of Greek Attractions.