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The Isthmus of CorinthLion Gate, Archaeological Site of MycenaeDelphiThe Ancient Theatre DelphiEvzone Soldier, Greek Parliament, SyntagmaPanathenaic stadium AthensThe Caryatids, AcropolisThe Acropolis of AthensAthens Tours - Academy of Athens

5 Day Coach Tour – Greece On The Go

Tour Overview

This tour is specifically designed for travellers who wish to benefit from fewer days touring yet still experience the primary highlights of Greece. A local licensed tour guide will escort you throughout the tour providing historical and cultural insight via commentary with visits to archaeological sites and landmark stops.

As named, our “Greece On The Go” tour aims to achieve more for less meaning more to see over less days, therefore we would rate this tour as moderately intense.

Tour Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Professional Licensed Guide for duration of tour
  • 4 overnight stays including 4 breakfasts and 1 evening meal mid-tour.
  • Accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels
  • Guided sightseeing in the Archaeological sites of Mycenae, Epidavros, Olympia, Delphi and the Acropolis of Athens
  • Additional en-route stops to the Corinth Canal, Rio-Antirio Bridge, Venetian Harbour of Nafpaktos, Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Parliament building at Syntagma Square, Olympic Stadium of Athens and central Plaka
  • Fully air-conditioned coach
  • Professional English speaking driver

5 day tour map

Tour Description

Daily Program & Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival Day

Upon arrival in the Athens Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check in and meet with your Tour Guide for an introductory welcome meeting.

Optional Greek Evening available (subject to arrival times).

Day 2 – Athens to Olympia

Early departure from Athens with a short journey to our first stop at the Corinth Canal. The 6,346 m long isthmus, is one of the four pre 20th century, man-made waterways on earth. The canal connects the Aegean Sea (East) with the Ionian Sea (West). Continuing into the Argolida region, visit the Ancient site of Epidavros housing both the healing Sanctuary of Asclepius and an Ancient Theatre with its original circular orchestra and unique acoustics. Remaining in Argolida, our next visit is to the Archaeological site of Mycenae which was the center of power in the Late Bronze age from the 16th to the 11th century B.C. The Acropolis of Mycenae protected the royal families inside the famous Cyclopean walls. Via the Lions Gate walk to the Palace of Agamemnon who was murdered by his wife upon returning from the Trojan War. A break for lunch in a nearby village and a visit to a local ceramics workshop before continuing our journey to Olympia for our overnight stay. Due to our late afternoon arrival in Olympia, dinner is included tonight. There will be free time after dinner for a leisurely walk around the village.

Day 3 – Olympia to Delphi

Begin the day with a short walk to the Archaeological site of Olympia. A site of worship dedicated to Zeus, the father of the 12 gods and the birthplace of the Olympic Games held every 4 years originating in 776 BC. See the Ancient Stadium, the Temples of Hera and Zeus, The Palaestra for practicing boxing and wrestling and the workshop of the great sculptor Pheidias. Late morning, we depart Olympia and begin our journey to Delphi. En-route we will see the modern Rio-Antirio bridge, the world’s longest multi span cable-stayed bridge completed in 2004 connecting the Peloponnese to the Greek mainland and also a quick stop at the beautiful Venetian Harbour of Nafpaktos, otherwise known for the naval Battle of Lepanto in 1571. After a break for lunch, and with a short drive remaining, we approach our final destination for today, the Archaeological site of Delphi. Once known as the Naval of the Earth as determined by Zeus and home of the Delphic Oracle who influenced and advised in ancient times on all levels of political or private affairs, at the site of Delphi you can also see the Temple of Apollo, an ancient stadium, the gymnasium and of course the Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia. Afternoon arrival in Delphi and evening at leisure in the village.

Day 4 – Delphi to Athens

An early start leaving Delphi to begin our return journey to Athens with a short stop in the neighboring village of Arachova first to see the breathtaking views of the Olive Groves. Lunch break en-route. Upon arrival in Athens we begin with the Acropolis of Athens also known as “The Parthenon”. An orientation drive of the city follows stopping at the Olympic stadium of Athens (home to the 1st modern day Olympic games held in 1896), the Parliament Building of Syntagma Square guarded by the Evzone soldiers in traditional costume finalizing the day with free time in the central Plaka area of Athens for either a walk or shopping. Evening at leisure.

Day 5 – Departure Day

Your Tour Guide will advise you of your departure transfer times according to flights.

Dates & Prices *

Starting Date Finishing Date Price per Person in Twin Room Price for Single Room
10-Dec-17 14-Dec-17 589.00 729.00
* All above rates are in Euro

 

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2018 Prices

Early Bird Rates 2018! Make your booking by 31 December 2017 and secure the current 2017 prices!
Starting Date Finishing Date Price per Person in Twin Room Price for Single Room
14-Jan-18 18-Jan-18 619.00 765.00
11-Feb-18 15-Feb-18 619.00 765.00
25-Feb-18 01-Mar-18 619.00 765.00
11-Mar-18 15-Mar-18 619.00 765.00
25-Mar-18 29-Mar-18 619.00 765.00
08-Apr-18 12-Apr-18 619.00 765.00
22-Apr-18 26-Apr-18 619.00 765.00
06-May-18 10-May-18 619.00 765.00
20-May-18 24-May-18 619.00 765.00
03-Jun-18 07-Jun-18 619.00 765.00
17-Jun-18 21-Jun-18 619.00 765.00
01-Jul-18 05-Jul-18 619.00 765.00
15-Jul-18 19-Jul-18 619.00 765.00
29-Jul-18 02-Aug-18 619.00 765.00
12-Aug-18 16-Aug-18 619.00 765.00
26-Aug-18 30-Aug-18 619.00 765.00
09-Sep-17 13-Sep-17 619.00 765.00
23-Sep-17 27-Sep-17 619.00 765.00
07-Oct-18 11-Oct-18 619.00 765.00
21-Oct-18 25-Oct-18 619.00 765.00
04-Nov-18 08-Nov-18 619.00 765.00
18-Nov-18 22-Nov-18 619.00 765.00
02-Dec-18 06-Dec-18 619.00 765.00
16-Dec-18 20-Dec-18 619.00 765.00
* All above rates are in Euro

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Booking Policy

Upon our confirmation to you for a land tour, a deposit of 30% is required in order to reserve space. This deposit is refundable up to 45 days before the tour starting date. Within 45 days of the starting date cancellation policy for land tours will apply.

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Private tours with 4+ passengers are available at a supplement of 15% per person on above prices. With private tours you are free to choose your own dates of travel which are subject to availability and must be confirmed before booking.

Additional nights

Additional nights are available providing we are advised at the time of booking for either pre or post tour extra nights.

Tour prices do not include

  • Flights
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Gratuities

 

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