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The very topography that kept invaders at bay for centuries – lofty, snowcapped mountains, vast gorges, sandy beaches and azure waters – now draws visitors of a very different kind. Filoxenia (hospitality) is as strong here as anywhere in the country; the food is among Greece's best; and the region's vineyards are contributing to Greece's wine renaissance. Locals claim to have the best of everything to give. And that’s no myth.


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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Glyfada Beach, Glyfada, AtticaAthinean RivieraPass By: Lake Vouliagmeni, Vouliagmeni, East Attica Region, AtticaAthinean RivieraStop At: Temple of Poseidon, Sounio, East Attica Region, AtticaCape Sounio , Aegean seaDuration: 1 hour

$99.33 Cultural & Theme Tours

Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Athens, AtticaThe Athens full-day tour depart for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Acropolis, Athens, AtticaProceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally Acropolis (including also Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Areopagus). Stroll up to the UNESCO-listed site that served as the ancient citadel, and tour the buildings as you hear how they reflected Athens’ prosperity in the 5th century BC.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Acropolis Museum, Athens, AtticaContinue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and  Acropolis museum one day tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the  Acropolis Museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives,  statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Temple of Poseidon, Sounio, East Attica Region, AtticaAfter a morning tour full of images continue in a local restaurant under the slopes of Acropolis for lunch. After lunch depart for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to Cape Sounion. Cape Sounion is only 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Athens, making it the perfect lazy afternoon tour destination. The Cape's Temple of Poseidon is perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea. The view across the Aegean is magnificent with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world, extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day. The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 B.C., and many of its original Doric columns are still standing. One of the columns has a graffiti left by none other than Lord Byron in the early 1800s. The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

$1196.53 Cultural & Theme Tours

7-Day Greece Grand Tour: Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Lefkadia

ItineraryDay 1: Corinth canal, Mycenae, Epidaurus , NaupliaStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, Peloponnesethe bridge at the Canal connecting Attica with PeloponesseDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, PeloponneseLions gate, part of Cyclopean walls, ruins from Agamemnon Palace, tumb of AgamemnonDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Epidavros, Argolis Region, Peloponnesefamous ancient theater for harmonius acousticsDuration: 1 hourPass By: Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis Region, PeloponneseStop at picturesque Naufplion and admire the Castle of Palamidi on the top of the cityMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in 4 stars hotelDay 2: OlympiaStop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greecethe stadium of the ancient OlympicsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greecevisit of museum in OlympiaDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in 4 stars hotelDay 3: DelphiStop At: Tholos, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central Greecewe will explore Athena's templeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Temple of Apollo, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central Greecewe will visit the arch. site of DelphiDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central Greecewe will admire the bronze statue of Iniochos Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in 4 stars hotelDay 4: KalambakaStop At: Great Meteoron Monastery, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, Thessalywe will visit two Meteora monasteriesDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Varlaam Monastery, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, ThessalyMeteora monasteriesDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in 4 stars hotelDay 5: ThessalonikiStop At: Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Region, Central Macedoniaexplore the second big city of GreeceDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in 4 stars hotelDay 6: Edessa, Naoussa, VerginaStop At: Edessa Waterfalls, Edessa, Pella Region, Central Macedoniashort stopDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Vergina, Imathia Region, Central Macedoniatombs of Macedonian Royal familyDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in 4 stars hotelDay 7: Pella, DionStop At: Dion Archaeological Park, Dion, Pieria Region, Central Macedoniasacred Macedonian town of DionDuration: 1 hourStop At: Archaeological Museum of Pella, Pella, Pella Region, Central MacedoniaPella Alexander the Great’s capitalDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$108.47 Tours & Sightseeing

Half day tour in Mycenae and Epidaurus from Nafplio

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: LandLife Travel, Nafplio, Argolis Region, PeloponneseThis half-day tour is designed to show you some beautiful aspects of Argolis in the region of Peloponnese. We will visit two of the UNESCO world heritage sites, the famous Mycenae and the Ancient theatre of Epidavros and we enjoy at the same time, the wonderful and picturesque natural scenery of the region.We pick you up from our meeting point and we begin our tour to the majestic historical monuments of Argolis. The first stop on the tour is the famous Mycenae, home of the Mycenaean civilization, where we will visit the famous Cyclopean walls surrounding the triangular acropolis, the Lion Gate which was the symbol of the power of the Mycenaean rulers and the famous vaulted tombs of Atreus and Clytemnestra.The next stop is the Ancient Epidaurus, one of the most known archaeological sites of Greece in all over the world, which is considered to be the birthplace of medicine. We wander in the Ancient Theater, which is the most beautiful and best reserved among all the ancient theatres and we are impressed by its perfect acoustics.Finally we return to Nafplio full of memories and knowledge.Duration: 6 hours

$109.94 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ancient Olympia Private Shore Excursion from Katakolon

While you’re in port in Katakolon, discover the birthplace of the Olympic Games on a private shore excursion to Olympia. Relax in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle as you make your way east to the ancient site. It is here where the first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC in honor of Zeus; the games continued until approx. 394 AD when Emperor Theodosius I abolished them because he considered them reminiscent of paganism. Follow your local guide through the site, listening to interesting facts about the area.At the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Archeological Site of Olympia, marvel at the Temple of Zeus, which once housed the gold and ivory statue of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This site was also the home of the original stadium and the Bouleuterion (the administration building). Today, you can see the Bouleuterion remains as an early Greek temple with a square horseshoe shape and tiered seating arrangements. Then enjoy an hour of free time in modern Olympia to shop or relax at one of the numerous cafes. Wander around the town hall, designed by the renowned Greek architect Aris Konstantinides, or visit the small Museum of the Olympic Games.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Katakolon port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$437.87 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Mycenae, Nafplio, and Epidaurus Private Tour from Athens

ItineraryDay 1: Mycenae - Nafplio - EpidaurusStop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Epidavros, Argolis Region, PeloponneseThe oldest theater in the world with the amazing acousticsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, PeloponneseThe home of King AgamemnonDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis Region, PeloponneseWalk down the 999 steps and enjoy the amazing views of the waterDuration: 1 hourStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseA quick stop to loop around the canalDuration: 15 minutesMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight opposite Hydra island in a great guesthouse with panoramic sea viewsDay 2: Hydra islandStop At: Point of service / Bank / ATM EthnikiVisit the cosmopolitan island of Hydra; the hiding place of the rich and famousDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight opposite HydraDay 3: Spetses islandStop At: Spetses Museum, Spetses, Saronic Gulf Islands, AtticaAnother great island to spend the day before heading back to AthensDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight opposite HydraDay 4: Optional visit and stay at the Arcadia mountains, villages & monasteriesStop At: Dimitsana squareThe most beautiful village in the mountains of Arcadia in central PeloponneseDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, PeloponneseThe amazing cliff hanging monasteryDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Water Power MuseumWe shall be visiting the Water-Power Museum containing a reconstructed watermill, tannery and gunpowder mill showing how the basic pre-industrial techniques used water as the main energy source for the production of various products.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Pantopolion en Stemnitsa, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, PeloponneseThis stone built village is our lunch locationDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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