1st day : ATHENS
Welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel (according to the selected cat.), dinner and accommodation.

2th day : ATHENS - NAFPLIO
Departure and visit of the Argolida sites. A stop at the Corinth Canal, visit of Mycenae, the tomb of Agamemnon, the Epidaurus Theatre with its acoustics unique in the world. Lunch not included during the tour. Dinner and accommodation in Nafplio.

3th day : NAFPLIO – OLYMPIA
Continuation to Olympia through the heart of the Peloponnese, via Tripolis and Megalopolis. Visit of the site of Olympia, the temple of Zeus, the hippodrome, the stadium… and the archaeological museum. Lunch during the tour not included. Dinner and accommodation in Olympia.

4th day : OLYMPIA - DELPHI
Via the Rio-Antirio bridge, arrival in Delphi in the afternoon. Visit of the Castalia fountain and the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia. Lunch during the tour not included. Dinner and accommodation in Delphi.

5th day : DELPHI– ATHENS
Visit of the sanctuary of Apollo and the archaeological museum. Stop in the traditional village of Arahova. Lunch not included during the tour. Continuation via Livadia and Thebae. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

6th day : ATHENS
Panoramic tour of the city. Guided visit of the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Lunch not included. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION :
Drive to Cape Sounion, at the end of Attica, visit of the temple of Poseidon.

7th day : ATHENS
Day at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION : mini cruise to the islands of the Saronic Gulf : Egina – Poros – Hydra (lunch on board).

8th day : DEPARTURE
Transfer to the airport according to departure time.



1st day : ATHENS
Welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel (according to selected category), dinner and accommodation.

2th day : ATHENS – NAFPLIO
Departure and visit of the Argolida sites. Stop at the Corinth Canal, visit of Mycenae, the tomb of Agamemnon, the theatre of Epidaurus with its acoustics unique in the world. Lunch during the tour not included. Dinner and accommodation in Nafplio.

3th day : NAFPLIO - OLYMPIA
Continuation to Olympia through the heart of Peloponnese via Tripolis and Megalopolis. Visit of the site of Olympia, the temple of Zeus, the hippodrome, the stadium.. and the archaeological museum. Lunch during the tour not included. Dinner and accommodation in Olympia.

4th day : OLYMPIA – DELPHI
Via the Rio-Antirio bridge, arrival in Delphi in the afternoon. Visit of the Castalia fountain and the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia. Lunch during the tour not included. Dinner and accommodation in Delphi.


5th day : DELPHI – KALAMBAKA

Visit of the sanctuary of Apollo and the archaeological museum. Departure for Thessaly passing through traditional villages. Lunch during the tour not included. Dinner and accommodation in Kalambaka.

6th day : KALAMBAKA - ATHENS.
Visit of one of the monasteries in Meteora, a unique site in the whole world. Splendid frescos, icons and relics. Lunch during the tour not included. Continuation via Thermopylae and the resort of Kamena Vourla. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

7th day : ATHENS
Panoramic tour of the city. Guided visit of the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Lunch not included. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Drive to Cape Sounion, at the end of Attica, visit of the temple of Poseidon

8th day : DEPARTURE
Transfer to the airport, according to departure time.

 

Groups

Tour « Following the steps
of Saint-Paul »

COACH TOUR 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS


1st day
the airport of Athens. Welcome by our team and transfer to the hotel, dinner and accommodation in Athens.

2th day
After breakfast, departure for the visit of Athens. Panoramic tour of the main monuments of the city, Syntagma Square, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the changing of the Evzones guard, the Academy building, the presidential palace, Omonia Square.. On foot, guided visit of the monuments of the Acropolis, the Parthenon. Lunch in a typical tavern of the Plaka, the scenic old city. Free time. Departure for Loutraki. Short stop at the Corinth Canal. Dinner and accommodation in Loutraki.

3th day
Breakfast, departure for the visit of Ancient Corinth at the base of Acrocorinth, mainly visiting Roman and Greek monuments. Short stop at the ancient port of Corinth, Kehries. Lunch in a tavern. Departure for Delphi via Ossios Loukas, visit of the sarcophag of St Luke. Dinner and accommodation in Delphi.

4th day
Breakfast. Departure for the visit of the site and the museum of Delphi. Delphi, “centre of the world”, controlled the life of the Greek world during a thousand years. Delphi, where Apollo pronounced his oracle from the mouth of the Pythea, At the museum you will discover statues made of gold and ivory as well as the bronze statue of the Charioteer one of the most beautiful bronze statues in the world. Lunch during the visit. Departure for Meteora, visit of one of the monasteries. Meteora, at the western end of the plain of Thessaly, an unique phenomenon in the whole world, 24 huge and very steep rocks, practically inaccessible. Dinner and accommodation in Kalambaka.

5th day
Breakfast and departure for Veria, which is the antique Berroia. Well-known city for its Byzantine churches and its houses. At the archaeological museum you will discover treasures of the civilization and the prosperity of the Macedonian heritage. Visit of the Jewish quarter. Lunch during the visit. Departure for Thessaloniki. Panoramic tour of the city. Thessaloniki, capital of Macedonia, big modern city with a rich past. It is a very white city, built at the end of the Thermaikos Gulf, a city museum whose symbol is the White Tower constructed by the Venetians. You will visit the Arch of Galerius , frescos and mosaics of the church of Aghios Dimitrios and the church of Aghia Sophia. Dinner and accommodation in Thessaloniki.


6th day
Breakfast, departure for Philippi and Kavala. Philippi is the city founded by Philip II (father of Alexander the Great ). Paul and Silas where in captivity there and it is where the first believers have responded to their preaching and were baptised in the Gangites waters. Paul wrote his most beautiful epistles to the people of Philippi.. Visit of the Market Square, the basilica, the prison and the theatre. Lunch during the visit. After that, departure for the port of Kavala, the ancient Neapolis, where Paul and his companions arrived for the first time in Europe. Back to Thessaloniki, dinner and accommodation.


7th day
Breakfast and departure for Athens. Lunch in the charming resort of Kamena Vourla. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

8th day
Breakfast and transfer to the airport according to departure time.


 

 

1st day : ATHENS
Welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel (according to the selected category). Dinner and accommodation.

2th day : ATHENS – NAFPLIO
Departure and visit of the Argolida sites. A stop at the Corinth Canal, visit of Mycenae, the tomb of Agamemnon, the Epidaurus Theatre with its unique in the whole world acoustics. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Nafplio or Tolo

3th day : NAFPLIO – OLYMPIA

Continuation to Olympia through the heart of the Peloponnese, via Tripolis and Megalopolis. Visit of the site of Olympia, the temple of Zeus, the hippodrome, the stadium… and the archaeological museum. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Olympia.

4th day : OLYMPIA – DELPHI
Via the Rio-Antirio bridge, arrival in Delphi in the afternoon. Visit of the Castalia fountain and the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Delphi or Arahova.

5th day : DELPHI – ATHENS
Going to Delphi, visit of the sanctuary of Apollo and the archaeological museum. Stop in the traditional village of Arahova. Lunch (included). Crossing the towns Livadia and Thebae. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

6th day : ATHENS/ SOUNION
Panoramic tour of the city. Guided visit of the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Lunch included. In the early afternoon, drive to Cape Sounion, at the end of Attica, visit of the temple of Poseidon. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

7th day : ATHENS
ay at leisure. Lunch – dinner and accommodation in Athens.

OPTIONAL  :
- mini cruise in the islands of the Saronic Gulf : Egina – Poros – Hydra (lunch on board). -
- Folkloric evening in the scenic Plaka.

8th day : ATHENS - DEPARTURE
Breakfast, transfer to the airport according to departure time.

IMPORTANT NOTES :
– Full board accommodation, from the dinner of the first day to the breakfast of the last day (drinks extra)
– Visits according to the program
– English speaking guide
– Air conditioned bus
– The archaeological sites and the museums are closed on public holidays and during the Orthodox Easter
– Tickets at the sites and the museums subject to rises

 

 

 

1st day : ATHENS
Welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel (according to selected category). Dinner and accommodation.

2th day : ATHENS - NAFPLIO
Departure and visit of the Argolida sites. Stop at the Corinth Canal, visit of Mycenae, the tomb of Agamemnon, the theatre of Epidaurus with its unique in the whole world acoustics. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Nafplio or Tolo.

3th day : NAFPLIO - OLYMPIA
Continuation to Olympia through the heart of the Peloponnese, via Tripolis and Megalopolis. Visit of the site of Olympia, the temple of Zeus, the hippodrome, the stadium… and the archaeological museum. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Olympia.

4th day : OLYMPIA - DELPHI
Via the Rio-Antirio bridge, arrival in Delphi in the afternoon. Visit of the Castalia fountain and the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Delphi or Arahova.

5th day : DELPHI - KALAMBAKA
In the morning visit of the sanctuary of Apollo and the archaeological museum. Departure for Thessaly passing through traditional villages. Lunch during the tour included. Dinner and accommodation in Kalambaka.

6th day : KALAMBAKA - ATHENS
Visit of one of the monasteries in Meteora, a unique site in the whole world. Splendid frescos, icons and relics. Lunch during the tour included. Continuation via the Thermopylae and the resort of Kamena Vourla. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

7th day : ATHENS
Panoramic tour of the city. Guided visit of the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Lunch during the tour included. Free time in the scenic Plaka. In the beginning of the afternoon, drive to Cape Sounion, at the end of Attica, visit of the temple of Poseidon. Dinner and accommodation in Athens.

OPTIONAL : Folkloric evening.

8th day : ATHENS - DEPARTURE
Breakfast, transfer to the airport according to departure time.

IMPORTANT NOTES :
- Full board accommodation, from the dinner of the first day to the breakfast of the last day (drinks extra)
– Visits according to the program
– English speaking guide
– Air conditioned bus
– The archaeological sites and the museums are closed on public holidays and during the Orthodox Easter
– Tickets at the sites and the museums subject to rises


 


Groups


METEORA AND
MONEMVASSIA TOUR

COACH TOUR 8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS

 

1st day : DEPARTURE – ATHENS
Welcome at the airport, transfer to B category hotel in Eretria or in Kamena Vourla. Dinner and accommodation.

2th day : DELPHI
Day devoted to the visit of the site of Delphi and the museum. Also, visit of the Castalia fountain and the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia and Apollo. The museum contains some splendid pieces, in particular the bronze statue of the Charioteer. Lunch during the visit. Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

3th day : METEORA
Departure for Thessaly, crossing traditional villages. Visit of one of the monasteries in Meteora, an unique site in the whole world. Splendid frescos, icons and relics. Lunch during the tour included. Back to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

4th day : ATHENS
Departure for Athens. Panoramic tour of the city. Guided visit of the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Lunch. Free time in the scenic Plaka. In the early afternoon, departure by hydroplane for Porto Heli or Ermioni. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel (B cat).

5th day : HYDRA – SPETSES
Small cruise to the islands of the Saronic Gulf. Hydra, a particularly beautiful island with its arid landscape, its small houses in the port, its old residences and its sloping narrow streets, Hydra cherished by the artists. Spetses, the most fashionable island of the gulf with its white houses, its narrow streets where hackney carriages circulate, and its beautiful seashores. Lunch. Back to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

6th day : ARGOLIS
Day devoted to the discovery of the Argolida sites. Mycenae, the Lion Gate, tombs where funeral masks of the Atrides family were found, the cyclopean walls, the tomb of Agamemnon. Short stop in the small resort of Nafplio. Visit of the famous theatre of Epidaurus with its unique in the whole world acoustics. Lunch during the visit. Dinner and accommodation in Porto Heli or Ermioni.

7th day : MONEMVASSIA
ruise to Monemvassia, a wild rock up in the sea. Monemvassia is a small living fragment of medieval history. Francs, Byzantines, Venetians and Turcs have left traces of their passage on this very Greek soil. Lunch during the visit. Dinner and accommodation in Porto Heli or Ermioni.

8th day : DEPARTURE
Breakfast, transfer by bus to the airport, according to departure time.

IMPORTANT NOTES :
- Full board accommodation, in B cat., from the dinner of the first day to the breakfast of the last day (drinks extra)
– Visits according to the program
– English speaking guide
– Air conditioned bus
– The archaeological sites and the museums are closed on public holidays and during the Orthodox Easter
– Tickets at the sites and the museums subject to rises



Groups


CRETE TOUR EAST - WEST

COACH TOUR 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS



1st day : HERAKLION
Welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel (B cat. ). Dinner and accommodation in Rethymnon or surroundings.

2th day : RETHYMNON – CHANIA
Day devoted to the discovery of the city of Hania. Visit of the tomb of Eleftherios Venizelos. Lunch during the visit. Dinner and accommodation in Rethymnon.

3th day : RETHYMNON – PHAESTOS
Crossing the south of the island to visit Gortys and the Minoan Palace of Phaestos. Lunch. Free time for a swim in Matala. Back to Rethymnon, dinner and accommodation.

4th day : RETHYMNON
Free day in Rethymnon. Full board accommodation.

5th day : RETHYMNON - HERAKLION - AGHIOS NIKOLAOS
Departure for Heraklion. Visit of the Minoan Palace of Knossos. Lunch during the visit. Dinner and accommodation in Aghios Nikolaos or surroundings.

6th day : AGHIOS NIKOLAOS - SITIA – VAI – TOPLOU
This time, discovery of the north-east of the island, Sitia, Toplou. A swim at the beach of Vai, the only palm plantation of Europe. Lunch during the visit. Dinner and accommodation in Aghios Nikolaos.

7th day : AGHIOS NIKOLAOS - LASSITHI
Visit of the plateau of Lassithi and the monastery of Panagia Kera. Lunch during the visit. Dinner and accommodation in Aghios Nikolaos.

8th day : AGHIOS NIKOLAOS - HERAKLION / DEPARTURE
Breakfast, transfer to the airport of Heraklion, according to departure time.

IMPORTANT NOTES :
* Full board Accommodation, in B cat., from the dinner of the first day to the breakfast of the last day (drinks extra) * Visits according to the program
* English speaking guide
* Air conditioned bus
* The archaeological sites and the museums are closed on public holidays and during the Orthodox Easter * Tickets at the sites and the museums subject to rises
* Itinerary as a guide, subject to modifications, without changing the content
* The journey can be reversed according to hotel availabilities.





Groups


TOUR OF CRETE

COACH TOUR 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS



1st dayr : HERAKLION

Welcome and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation in Heraklion.

2th day : PHAISTOS/GOTHYS/MATALA/KOKKINOS PYRGOS
Breakfast, departure for the visit of the archaeological sites of Phaistos and Gortys. Phaistos, 2nd archaeological site after Knossos and Gortys, where one discovers the first European legislation on the wall of the Roman Odeon. Continuation to Matala, with its artificial caves in the cliff. Lunch in a tavern. Dinner and accommodation in K Pyrgos or Ag. Galini.

3th day : SPILI / M. ARKADI / CHANIA
In the south-east of Rethymnon, the monastery of Arkadia with the cells of the monks, the hospice, the refectory, the powder magazine and the church with the two naves. The magic of Chania, with its minarets, its Venetian palaces and its tortuous narrow streets, is the antique Kydonia. The city has preserved an “old time” atmosphere. Lunch in a tavern. Dinner and accommodation in Hania or surroundings.

4th day : SAMARIA / RETHYMNO

Early departure for Hora Sfakion, nice port of the south coast. Embarkation in Hora Sfakion (the cruise lasts one and a half hour). Arrival in Agia Roumeli, at the bottom of the gorge. Lunch. Possibility to swim. Departure by boat from Agia Roumeli for Hora Sfakion, then by bus to Rethymno ( we don’t do the 18 km downhill the gorge during this excursion). Don’t forget walking shoes and bathing suit! Dinner and accommodation in Rethymnon or surroundings.

5th day : KNOSSOS / HERAKLION
After breakfast, departure, with luggage, for Heraklion. Visit of the archaeological site of Knossos. The ruins of the Minoan Kingdom’s capital include the palace of Minos, the dignitaries and the priests ‘ residences, the common people’s houses. Lunch in a tavern in Heraklion. Dinner and accommodation in Heraklion.

Optional : Cretan evening.

6th day : M. TOPLOU / VAI / SITIA
Departure for Sitia, the palm plantation of Vai and the monastery of Toplou. In the eastern part of Crete, 68 km from Agios Nikolaos, Sitia, scenic port built in amphitheatre style on the western shore of a splendid bay, on the site of ancient Eteia. Continuation to Vai and the famous palm plantation. Visit of the fortified monastery of Toplou. Lunch in a tavern. Dinner and accommodation in Sitia or surroundings.

7th day : PLATEAU OF LASSITHI / KRITSA / AGHIOS NIKOLAOS
Breakfast, departure for the Lassithi plateau, inmidst high mountains, discovery of a splendid picturesque panorama where wind mills irrigate the 2.500 hectares of a fertile plain. Lunch at a tavern. Dinner and accommodation in Aghios Nikolaos or surroundings.

8th day : AG.NIKOLAOS - DEPARTURE
Breakfast, transfer to the airport of Heraklion, according to departure time.

NOTES IMPORTANTES
– Full board accommodation in A and C or B and C cat. hotel, from the dinner of the first day to the breakfast of the last day (drinks extra)
– Visits according to the program
– English speaking guide
– Air conditioned bus
– The archaeological sites and the museums are closed on public holidays and during the Orthodox Easter
– Tickets at the sites and the museums subject to rises
– Itinerary as a guide, subject to modifications, without changing the content.

   
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