Greece Mainland

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April – September

Greece is a country in south-eastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.

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All about the Greece Mainland.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Athens – Explore the Capital City, heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire
  • Delphi – Town on Mount Parnassus in the south of mainland Greece.
  • Olympia – Ancient site on Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula that hosted the original Olympic Games, founded in the 8th century B.C
  • Santorini – volcanic Island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It is located between Ios and Anafi islands

 

FACT FILE:

  • Type of Tour : Road Trip
  • Grade : Soft
  • Tour Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
  • Best Season : Apr. – Sep.
  • Ex-Destination : Ex – Athens
  • Accommodation (Nights) : 08 – night Hotel
  • Food Plan : Athens & Santorini – Bed & Breakfast; Olympia & Delphi – Breakfast & Dinner basis.
  • Travel & Transport : Return airport transfers on private basis; Sightseeing in SIC
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Food

  • Daily breakfast at the hotel
  • Breakfast and Dinner at hotel in Olympia and Delphi

 

SIC (seat in coach) Sightseeing

  • Half Day Morning City tour with Acropolis and Museum (SIC).
  • Classical Tour of (SIC)
  • Argolis
  • Olympia
  • Delphi

 

Transfers (PVT Basis)

  • Return airport transfers in Athens
  • Return airport transfers in Santorini
Whats not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Goods and Service tax as applicable
  • International flights & departure taxes (quoted separately)
  • Schengen Visa.
  • Visa support, Insurance, Flights,
  • Additional optional excursions, entertainment, other than itinerary, soft, hard drinks etc.
  • Hotel service Mini-bar, phone, portage, etc.
  • Tip: Coach driver tip compulsory € 2/pp/day up on arrival to EET our representative
  • Water bottle 500ml € 1/pp additional.
  • Food: Lunch & Dinner.
  • Porterage at hotels.
  • Camera fees
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as mineral water, laundry, liquor, etc.
  • Any kind of insurance such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation, etc.
  • Tips to hotel staff, drivers, guides, etc.
  • Any extra costs incurred due to extension/change of the itinerary because of natural calamities, flight delays, road blocks, vehicle breakdown etc. factors beyond the control of “Countryside Adventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd.” and its associates.
  • Items not specified in the above in “Cost Includes”.
  1. Day 1 Arrival in Athens

    Upon arrival at the Athens International Airport you will be met by local English speaking assistant, who will assist you with transportation to your hotel, provide  information, deliver all the vouchers and detailed program. Overnight stay at hotel in Athens.

    Meal: Breakfast

  2. Day 2 Athens - Half Day AM City tour with Acropolis and Museum (SIC)

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Half Day AM City tour with Acropolis and Museum (SIC)

    In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and start the half-day tour to Athens. This 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.

    Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.

    Return to the hotel for a free afternoon. Overnight stay at hotel in Athens.

    Meal: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 Athens - Olympia

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Three days Classical Tour to Argolis – Olympia – Delphi (SIC)

    Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Nauplion (short photo stop), drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games, through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Olympia.

    Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

  4. Day 4 Olympia - Delphi

    Breakfast at hotel.

    In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Delphi.

    Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

  5. Day 5 Delphi - Athens

    Breakfast at hotel

    In the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum. A couple of hours free time in Delphi before departing and drive through the village of Arachova, renowned for its colorful rugs and carpets. Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes.  Arrive in Athens early in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Athens.

    Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

  6. Day 6 Athens – Santorini

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Transfer to Athens Airport for your short flight to Santorini Island. (OA 352 Dep 10.10 Arr. 10.55)

    A thousand sunsets, a thousand memories, a thousand heartbeats, colours of blue red & gold streaking the sky … this is Santorini island … Poets have written about it, artists attempt to capture its beauty. Nothing can quite describe … the unsurpassed magic of Santorini. This tiny Greek island in the Aegean sea, rich in history & steeped in myth, is situated on the southern east tip of the Cyclades Cluster. Once famous for its seafaring captains & thriving trade from Russia towards England, France & Italy, & even further back in time the biblical volcanic catastrophe of 1500 BC, today Santorini is one of the most popular holiday destinations worldwide.

    Arrival in Santorini and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is yours to spend in order to explore the island and admire the breathtaking view. Overnight stay at hotel in Santorini.

    Meal: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 Santorini

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Free day at leisure for shopping or individual activities. Overnight stay at hotel in Santorini.

    Meal: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 Santorini - Athens

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Morning at leisure.

    Later you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight back to Athens. (OA 359 Dep 17.20 Arr. 18.05)

    Arrival in Athens and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Athens.

    Meal: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 Athens – Final Departure

    Breakfast at hotel – Transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Be sure to leave full of wonderful memories, having found a new and comfortable home in Greece.

    Meal: Breakfast

     

    End of arrangements…

City No. of Nights Hotel (Option 01) Hotel (Option 02)
Athens 04 Hotel Airotel Parthenon 4* https://www.airotel.gr/en/ Hotel Airotel Parthenon  4* https://www.airotel.gr/en/
Olympia 01 Hotel Europa  4* http://www.hoteleuropa.gr Hotel Europa  4* http://www.hoteleuropa.gr
Delphi 01 Hotel Amalia 4* http://amaliahoteldelphi.gr/ Hotel Amalia 4* http://amaliahoteldelphi.gr/
Santorini 02 Hotel  Dana Villas  4* https://danavillas Hotel Santorini Royal Suites  4* http://www.santoriniroyalsuites.com/
Estimated Cost per person on Double Sharing basis Euro 855 Euro 905