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11
 
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3
  Tour Code: AF402
   
2400
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The Tour includes:
11 days/10 nights,
accommodation in 4- 5*
hotels, in double rooms
All ferry tickets indicated
in programme Rafina-Tinos-
Mykonos (Highspeed
catamaran, in economy
class)
Board basis as indicated
in the programme (light
picnics and dinners)
Sightseeing tours of Athens,
Delphi, Delos, Mycenae,
Epidavros, with professional
guide, transport and
entrance fees
3 outdoor activities (riding
and trekking in Evritania,
motorboat cruise in Lefkada)
Tour Leader from day 1- 10
All activities mentioned in
the programme (trekking in
Meteora)
All transfers from/to Athens
International airport, ports
in Athens and islands by 9-
seater AC minibus
9 seated AC minibus rental
from day 1-7 for groups of
5- 7 participants and bus for
larger groups
Not included:
Personal Expenses
Drinks during meals
Anything not mentioned
in above programme
Personal Insurance
Meals not mentioned in
above programme
Departure Dates:
Any date upon request
Additional Information:
Minimum of 4 - 7 persons
2100 € for children

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Family - Family tour Athens, Mycenae, Delphi, Meteora, Tinos, Mykonos (11 days)


This is a guided tour offering a great variety of Greek landscapes in combination with visits to the highlights of the country. Travelling through interchanging mountain and sea scenery, visiting archaeological and historical sites, such as Delphi, Mycenae, Meteora and Delos.

Day 1: Athens
Upon arrival in Athens, you are met at Athens International Airport by your Guide. You will then be transferred to your hotel near the old Plaka district (10 minutes walk or 3 minutes by Metro), from the Acropolis. Plaka is the oldest part of Athens, an area now packed with restaurants and souvenir shops. This afternoon your guide will lead you on a walking tour of the city, ending at a restaurant in Plaka for dinner, where you can listen to Greek folklore and traditional music.

Day 2: Athens/ Nafplio
After breakfast, your tour of Athens, including Constitution Square, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the House of Parliament, which was the Royal Palace until 1935. Also visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and Panathinaiko Stadium, venue for the first Olympic Games in 1896. Explore the Acropolis, the vantage point that offered protection of the ancient city-state and the centre of ancient Athenian religious and commercial life. Depart Athens at midday. After a light lunch, stop at the Corinth Canal, the six kilometre waterway connecting the Ionian and Aegean Seas. Continue on the scenic drive to Nafplio. Considered one of the prettiest towns in Greece, Nafplio was the first capital after independence and has been a major port since the Bronze Age. After settling into your hotel, go by bus into the old town of Nafplio for an evening stroll in the charming old town. The hotel in Nafplio has a swimming pool.

Day 3: Nafplio – Mycenae - Epidaurus
This morning’s climb up the 999 steps to the Palamidi Castle, an old Venetian Fortress built between 1711 and 1714 that has marvellous views of the city. Then a drive to Mycenae, a place intrinsic in the works of Homer, a 9th century BC poet. Enter the Mycenean citadel through the Lion's Gate and wander through the remaining ruins. Also visit the third-century theatre of Epidaurus, one of the best-preserved classical Greek structures, renowned for its superb acoustics. Enjoy lunch near Mycenae and drive back to your hotel in Nafplio. The rest of the afternoon is free or go for a swim in the nearby sandy beach of Karathonas.

Day 4: Galaxidi - Nafpaktos
Drive towards Delphi via the coastal road. On the way to Delphi, a stop at a quiet fishing village, just outside the historical town of Nafpaktos for lunch and have the opportunity for a swim. Nafpaktos with its famous natural limestone fortification was developed into an impressive citadel by a string of conquering groups. The views from the top are splendid. Then, continuing to the overnight stop in Delphi. Walk to a taverna for dinner.

Day 5: Delphi - Meteora
After breakfast, drive or walk the short distance to the archaeological museum and site of Delphi. In the morning, a professional guide will accompany your visit to the awe-inspiring archaeological site and museum at Delphi. Considered the centre of the world by the ancient Greeks, Delphi is best known for its oracle, believed to be the mouthpiece of Apollo, god of light and truth. After the visit, lunch in a taverna in the village of Arachova. Then travel farther north to the rock forest at Meteora, a fascinating site of rock pinnacles, caverns and monasteries. Dine at a taverna in Meteora. Overnight at the Dupiani Hotel.

Day 6: Meteora
Spend this morning exploring the famous rock outcrops capped with monasteries built in the 10th - 14th centuries. You may hike the trails to the monasteries or opt for vehicle transport. Visit two of the monasteries, Moni Megalo Meteoro and Moni Varlaam. Lunch at a scenic picnic spot by the woods. After lunch, visit a workshop to see and learn how painters make Byzantine icons. Late in the afternoon, return to the hotel, the rest of the day free.

Day 7: Meteora – Rafina - Tinos
After breakfast, set out on the five-hour drive to Rafina, Greece's second-largest port. Eat a light lunch in a taverna by the port before setting out on the hour-and-a-half high-speed catamaran ride to the island of Tinos. Many Greek Orthodox make pilgrimages to the religious sites of Tinos. The town of Tinos also has a bustling waterfront with many shops. Dine in a taverna in the main town. Overnight at Tinos Beach Hotel or similar. (B, L, D). Tinos Beach Hotel has a swimming pool and a sandy beach right next to it.

Day 8: Tinos - Mykonos
This morning a visit to the convent of Moni Kechrovouni. Supposedly, this is where Pelagia, the nun, had a vision telling her where to find a sacred icon. As you tour the small chapels dating from the 10th and 11th centuries, your guide will tell you this story and the stories of the dovecotes, windmills and 860 churches of the island. After the convent, visit two villages. In Pyrgos, learn about the green marble of Tinos and see small marble workshops as well as the museum and cemetery of the island. In Panormos, have a light lunch and a swim before the bus takes you back to the port for the short trip to Mykonos Island. Dine in Little Venice at a taverna by the sea.

Day 9: Mykonos/Delos
After breakfast you will depart by boat for the Cycladic Island of Delos, mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. The word Cyclades derives from the Greek word kyklos (circle). The five islands of Mykonos, Tinos, Paros, Naxos and Syros form a circle around the sacred island of Delos. You will see the famous Lion Avenue, the three temples of Poseidon, the stadium and the old gymnasium. View artifacts from the 6th century BC in the museum. Return to Mykonos in the early afternoon, the rest of the day free.

Day 10: Athens
Return to Athens by high-speed catamaran at midday. Transfer to the same hotel you spent your first night.

Day 11: Departure
Depending on flight schedules, transfer to the Airport.



Family - Family tour Athens, Mycenae, Delphi, Meteora, Tinos, Mykonos (11 days)


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