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Aegina island
 

 

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Delphi
 

 

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 ATHENS CITY TOUR

(daily)

  • Request formThe tour departs at 8:30am. Before reaching the Acropolis (visit), the bus passes by most major sights, monuments and museums in Athens including the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Byzantine Museum, the National Gallery, Zappion Garden, Temple of Zeus, Adrian's Arch, St. Paul’s Church, the Parliament with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral, the University, the National Library and many other. Also visits to the Panathinaikon Stadium, where the first contemporary Olympic Games took place in 1896, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus are included.

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

(daily except from Monday)

  • Don’t waste time waiting in queues, take an Acropolis museum prioritized guided tour. After your guided tour, you can stay on if you want to and continue exploring the Acropolis museum at your Leisure. The new Acropolis museum is considered one of the most important archaeological museums in Athens and ranks among the most important museums of the world. For the first time ever all the surviving treasures of the Acropolis will be seen together in one place. The Acropolis museum main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you. Another major exhibit is the remains of the ancient Athenian city that revealed by archaeological excavations on the site of the museum. Note that you’ll meet your guide at Dionysiou Areopagitou Street (main entrance), just a two minutes walk from the Acropolis Metro station.

ATHENS CITY TOUR & ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

(daily except from Monday)

  • From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.
    The tour departs at 8:30am for Panathinaiko Stadium, where the first contemporary Olympic Games took place in 1896 (visit). Before reaching the Acropolis (visit), the bus passes by most major sights, monuments and museums in Athens including the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Byzantine Museum, the National Gallery, Zappion Garden, Temple of Zeus, Adrian's Arch, St. Paul’s Church, the Parliament with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral, the University, the National Library and many other.
    Continue with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysou Theater, in order to visit the new Acropolis Museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

ATHENS CITY TOUR WITH ACROPOLIS IN THE AFTERNOON

(May-Oct.: daily, 3pm-6:30pm)

  • Request formThis tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon.

DORA STRATOU DANCES THEATRE

(Wednesday-Sunday, May 24-September 18)

  • We are very proud to feature the "Dora Stratou" ensemble in our offered services. This living museum of Greek dance was inaugurated in 1953 and offers a unique and totally original experience. Housed in its own open-air 800-seat theatre on Filopappou Hill, the ensemble has 75 dancers, musicians and folk singers and a collection of more that 2500 village-made costumes, pieces of jewellery and other works of folk art, 1000 of which are actually worn on stage each season. The institution conducts extensive field search programs in dance ethnography, dance history and sociology, is in close cooperation with the International Dance Council and the International Organization of Folk Art (both Unesco NGOs) and maintains an archive of dance books, articles, field recordings, photographs and films of more than 60 years. Each performance presents dances from different parts of Greece and all serve as proof of the continuity of an ancient tradition. The theater can be accessed by bus (number 230), trolley bus (number 15) or by taxi. If you stay close to the Acropolis, you can also walk (slightly uphill, 10-15 minutes from the Acropolis). We can also arrange for a private transfer (upon request, depends on number of participants). A truly authentic experience, which we strongly recommend!

ATHENS BY NIGHT

(Apr.-Oct.: daily
  Nov.-Mar.: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

  • The tour begins at 8:30 pm with a visit to Piraeus (the main port of Greece), Marina Zeas (one of the busiest yacht harbours) and Microlimano (a smaller, picturesque yacht and fishing boat harbour). Afterwards, the party returns to Athens, and proceeds to a popular Greek Taverna in Plaka for dinner with live bouzouki music and a Greek floor show.

A NIGHT OUT IN ATHENS

(Apr.-Oct.: daily
  Nov.-Mar.: Tuesday, Saturday)

  • Your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the City Center and at the slope of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and photo the illuminated Acropolis. Next you will visit the Museum and discover the divine origin of Ancient Greek musical instruments and enjoy travelling in the hidden paradise of Ancient Greek music history and sounds. Explore the greatest and only collection around the Universe, of more than 60 reconstructed Ancient Greek musical instruments. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.

CAPE SOUNION

(Daily)

  • Depart at 2:30 pm 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 where you will visit the 5th century B.C. Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world (on a clear day you can see at least seven islands). The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.

ANCIENT CORINTH

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday and Friday)

  • Request formDriving along the scenic west coast of Attica, after a short stop at the Corinth Canal with its breathtaking views, the tour reaches the ancient town of Corinth (visit), where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. Back in the ancient times, Corinth was amongst the richest cities and this is quite evident by its remains, including the huge Agora and Apollo’s Temple (6th c. BC). Brief stop at the site of the ancient port of Kechreae where St. Paul disembarked. Return to Athens in time for lunch.

Ancient Corinth & wine tasting

(Apr.-Oct.: Friday)

  • Nowadays, Greek wine production, abiding by tradition but invigorated by modem technology, offers a wide variety of fine wines. Leaving Athens at 8:30am, driving along the coastal road, we reach Corinth canal (short stop). Drive to the Ancient Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached. Ancient Corinth was one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. Visit the Agora and one of the most outstanding monuments of pre–Roman period, the temple of Apollo. Then, we will continue to visit one of the most famous vineries of Nemea. We will learn everything for the production of Greek quality red wine and then we will proceed to the underground cellars with more than 1000 French oak barriques. Finally we will taste some of the best wines of the domain.

ONE DAY CRUISE TO SARONIC GULF ISLANDS: AEGINA, HYDRA, POROS

(Daily)

  • Request formThe cruise boat stops at three islands of the Saronic Gulf: Aegina, which is famous for its peanuts and the beautiful temple of Athina Afaia (optional tour); Hydra, the beloved island of all painters, with its beautiful houses, all in pastel colours, perched up on the rocks, and its long history - it played a leading role during the War of Independence; Poros, a pretty little island that has also contributed a lot in the liberation.

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ONE DAY ARGOLIS: MYCENAE & EPIDAURUS

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  Nov.-Mar.: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

  • The tour places emphasis on two sites: Mycenae, the kingdom of the doomed family of the Atreides, and Epidaurus, featuring its astonishing theatre with 15.000 seats, the acoustics of which no modern theatre has managed to replicate. On the way, a short stop is made at the Corinthian Canal; the lunch break takes place in Nauplion, one of the most charming towns in the Peloponnese, which is gradually being restored to its past glory.

ONE DAY DELPHI

(Apr.-Oct.: daily
  Nov.-Mar.: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday)

  • The tour includes a detailed visit of the site, the museum and the Oracle of Apollo in Delphi, the centre of the world in antiquity. On the way to Delphi, the bus makes a short stop at Livadia, a small town. On the way back another stop is made in the village of Arachova, a very pretty village on the slopes of the mountain.

TWO DAY ARGOLIS: MYCENAE & EPIDAURUS

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

Request formParticipants in this tour will have an afternoon and a morning free in order to see more of the picturesque town of Nauplion (Nafplion) which the Venetians called “Naples of Greece”.

  • Day 1: The bus takes the new highway to Corinth. After a short stop at the Corinth Canal, the bus proceeds to Mycenae, where an extensive visit of the site and museum is scheduled. The bus reaches the first capital of liberated Greece, Nafplion, on time for lunch. The afternoon is free
  • Day 2: You have the morning to explore the beautiful town with the many monuments, including the Palamidi Castle, the Ancient Gate of the town, the small museum and the beautifully preserved buildings. After lunch you will visit Epidaurus, the world famous theatre with the outstanding acoustics. In the afternoon the bus brings you back to Athens.

TWO DAY DELPHI

(Apr.-Oct.: daily)

  • Day 1: Leave Athens at 8:30AM, via the National highway, passing Thebes, Livadia (short stop), Arachova. The tour continues with a detailed visit of the site, the museum and the Oracle of Apollo in Delphi, the centre of the world in antiquity. Afternoon free. Overnight in Delphi.
  • Day 2: On the second day you have the morning free to explore the village or go back to the site for a second visit. After lunch, departure to Athens. On the way back a short stop is made at the village of Arachova, a very pretty village on the slopes of the mountain.

TWO DAY METEORA MONASTERIES

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and on the following Saturdays: April 26 / May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / June 7, 14, 21, 28 / July 12, 26 / August 9, 23, 30 / September 13, 20, 27 / October 4, 11, 18
 
  Nov.-Mar.: Wednesday)

  • Day 1: Depart at 08:15. Transfer to renowned Delphi. Visit at the archaeological site the temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and the museum of Delphi (optional). Depart for Kalambaka, passing through picturesque villages and towns of Central Greece. Dinner and overnight.
  • Day 2: Visit Meteora and enjoy a unique and most impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between Earth and Sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens (approx. 18:30) via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (visit the Leonida’s Monument) and Kammena Vourla.

THREE DAY DELPHI & METEORA

(Apr.-Oct.:  Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and on the following Fridays: April 25 / May 16, 23, 30 / June 6, 13, 20, 27 / July 11, 25 / August 8, 22, 29 / September 12, 19, 26 / October 3, 10, 17)

  • Request formDay 1: Leave Athens at 8.30am, via the National highway for Delphi, passing by Thebes, Livadia (short stop) and Arachova. Visit the Museum of Delphi with the unique statue of the Charioteer and the Sanctuary of Apollo. Afternoon free. Overnight in Delphi.
  • Day 2: Morning free in Delphi. Drive through Central Greece and the town of Lamia, to Kalambaka (Meteora). Overnight in Kalambaka.
  • Day 3:Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the Byzantine Monasteries. On the way to Athens visit the monument of Leonidas at Thermopylae.

THREE DAY CLASSICAL TOUR

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and on the following Thursdays: April 24 / May 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5, 12, 19, 26 / July 10, 24 / August 7, 21, 28 / September 11, 18, 25 / October 2, 9, 16
 
  Nov.-Mar.: Monday)

  • Day 1: Leave Athens at 8.30 a.m. for the Corinth Canal via the new scenic highway (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus (visit of the archaeological site and the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its acoustics) and then on to Nafplion (short stop). Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon, then depart for Olympia through central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
  • Day 2: In the morning visit of the archaeological site of Olympia with the Sanctuary of Olympion Zeus. Departure from Olympia via Patras to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay on the new bridge to Antirion. Drive through Nafpaktos, via the scenic new road along the coast, to Delphi. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.
  • Day 3: In the morning visit of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Return to Athens via Arachova, Levadia and Thebes.

FOUR DAY CLASSICAL TOUR

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday)

  • Request formDay 1: Leave Athens at 8.30 a.m. We continue for the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus (visit of the archaeological site and the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its acoustics) and then on to Nafplion, where you have the afternoon free to explore this charming old town or visit the new gallery with paintings dedicated to the Greek revolution. Dinner and overnight in Nauplion.
  • Day 2: Departure around 12:30 to visit Mycenae, the kingdom of the Atrides family, where you will see among other things the vaulted tomb of Agamemnon. Then we will proceed to Olympia, driving through Tripolis and Megalopolis (short stop). Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
  • Day 3: In the morning of the archaeological site of Olympia, including the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the renovated museum. Departure from Olympia via Patras (short stop) to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay over the new bridge to Antirion. Drive by Nafpaktos, along the coastal road to Delphi. In the afternoon, visit the picturesque but also quite cosmopolitan village of Arahova. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.
  • Day 4: In the morning visit of the archaeological site and museum in Delphi, and in the early afternoon drive back to Athens.

FOUR DAY CLASSICAL TOUR WITH METEORA

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and on the following Thursdays: April 24 / May 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5, 12, 19, 26 / July 10, 24 / August 7, 21, 28 / September 11, 18, 25 / October 2, 9, 16
 
  Nov.-Mar.: Monday)

  • Day 1: Leave Athens at 8.30 a.m. for the Corinth Canal via the new scenic highway (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus (visit of the archaeological site and the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its acoustics) and then on to Nafplion (short stop). Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site, then depart for Olympia through central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
  • Day 2: In the morning visit of the archaeological site of Olympia. Departure from Olympia via Patras to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay over the new bridge to Antirion. Drive through Nafpaktos, via the scenic new road along the coast, to Delphi. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.
  • Day 3: In the morning visit of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Drive to Kalambaka through Amphissa, Lamia, Trikala. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.
  • Day 4: In the morning visit of the breathtaking Meteora and in the early afternoon drive back to Athens passing via Thermopylae (visit) and Kammena Vourla.

FIVE DAY CLASSICAL TOUR WITH METEORA

(Apr.-Oct.: Monday)

  • Day 1: Leave Athens at 8.30 a.m. for the Corinth Canal via the new scenic highway (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus (visit of the archaeological site and the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its acoustics) and then on to Nafplion for the night. The afternoon is at leisure to explore this charming old town. Dinner and overnight in Nafplion.
  • Day 2: Departure round to 12:30 to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site and the museum. In the afternoon, departure for Olympia through the cities of Megalopolis (short stop) and Tripolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
  • Request formDay 3: In the morning visit of the archaeological site of Olympia, including the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altra of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the renovated museum. Departure from Olympia via Patras (short stop) to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay over the new bridge to Antirion. Drive by Nafpaktos, along the coastal road to Delphi. In the afternoon, visit the picturesque but also quite cosmopolitan village of Arahova. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.
  • Day 4: In the morning visit of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Drive to Kalambaka through Amphissa, Lamia (short stop), and Trikala. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.
  • Day 5: In the morning visit of the breathtaking Meteora and in the early afternoon drive back to Athens passing the monument of Leonidas at Thermopylae.

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