4-DAYS PRIVATE CLASSICAL TOUR GREECE visit Ancient Epidaurus, Mycenae, Ancient Olympia, Delphi and Meteora as it is the most historical sites that have been characterized by UNESCO as a unique phenomenon of cultural Heritage of Greece. Also we will visit one of the most beautiful towns of Greece, Nafplio, with it's trademark, the Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi afloat in the middle of the bay. This tour is unique as it is absolutely private, only for you not for other travelers, take place the time that you wish and you will have the opportunity to spend more time at the sites, to have many stops around etc. ! Book online today with the best rates guarantee!
ItineraryDay 1: ATHENS - ARGOLIS (MYCENAE - EPIDAURUS - NAUPLIO) ANCIENT OLYMPIA: Stop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponnesePick you up from your Hotel or from Athens Airport, and driving along the Attica coastline, quick stop at the famous Canal of Corinth with the breathtaking view of 80m height and 6km length!Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Epidaurus Theater, Epidavros, Argolis Region, PeloponneseNext stop will be at Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, the city of Nauplio at one of the most beautiful towns of Greece, with it's trademark, the Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi afloat in the middle of the bay. After lunch (optional), we will visit the famous ancient town of Mycenae and the Archaeological site - the Lion Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Palace and the tomb of Agamemnon. We leave Mycenae, and via Tripoli - Megalopolis (quick stop upon request) we will arrive to Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Including accommodation of 4* star at OlympiaDay 2: SIGHTSEEING AT ANCIENT OLYMPIA - RIO ANTIRIO BRIDGE- NAUPAKTOS - DELPHI:Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West GreeceStart early in the morning, visiting the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, the place that first Olympic Games took place in 776 B.C., lies in the lush valley formed by the Alfios river. There is a temple of Zeus the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece. Dedicated to Zeus which in antiquity was housing one of the 7 wonders of the Ancient world, the gold and ivory statue of Zeus, which Phedias had created. Then visit the temple of Hera , the shrine of Pelops (one of the oldest in the sanctuary), the Council house where the athletes took the Olympic oath, the Treasury houses, the Gymnasium and the Palestra where they used to exercise for a month prior to the Games. Finally come to the stadium, where the marble starting blocks are still in position. Although secluded near the west coast of the Peloponnese, Olympia became the most important religious and athletic centre in Greece. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), Antirrio, Aetolia-Acarnania Region, West GreeceLeaving Ancient Olympia, we will cross over the amazing bridge of Rion – Antirion, one of the biggest in Europe, in order to reach at Nafpaktos, Duration: 1 hourStop At: The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos, Naupactus, Aetolia-Acarnania Region, West GreeceWe will reach at Nafpaktos, a beautiful seaside small town, where you can visit the Venetian Castle & we will have a rest for lunch or coffee next to beautifull Venetian Port, Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Including accommodation of 4* star in DelphiDay 3: DELPHI - METEORAStop At: Delphi Ruins, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central GreeceContinuing our trip we will reach Delphi. We will visit Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site and view the monument of the Argive Kings, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall, the monument of Platea and the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and Delphi museum, with it's spectacular exhibits include the frieze of the Treasury of the Sifnians, the Naxian Sphinx, the Statue of Antinoos the metopes of the Athenian treasury, the famous bronze Charioteer, originally created to commemorate a victory during the 476 B.C. Pythian Games, and many other artifacts. (OPTIONAL) May we will visit the The Byzantine Monastery of Hosios Loukas, one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art, and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Depart from Arachova and driving through Central Greece, and the city of Trikala (quick stop), we arrive in Kalambaka, a small traditional town that is built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks of God, at the shadow of the great Meteora Monasteries. Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Including accommodation of 4* star in MeteoraDay 4: METEORA - THERMOPILES - THE STATUE OF LEONIDAS - ATHENS Stop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, ThessalyVisit to Meteora enjoying a unique and most impressive scenery of ageless monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between Earth and Sky atop huge rocks. We visit the first great monastery of Varlaam, founded on the 16th century and located on the top of a rock at 380m height! Our second visit will be at the Monastery of St. Stephan, of the 15th century, also built on the top of the top of another huge rock where you will admire a small treasure of Byzantine and Christian items, at the museum inside the monasteryDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Thermopylae Museum, Thermopylae, Phthiotis Region, Central GreeceReturn to Athens passing by the small towns of Domokos, Kamena Vourla at the seaside and Thermopyles where there is the statue of Leonidas as a memorial of the battle of the 300 Spartans against thousands of Persian soldiers of the Persian Empire. Drop you off at your hotel late afternoon.Duration: 20 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.