Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Balance of day at leisure.
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens includes visit to the
Acropolis and its Museum. Balance of day at leisure.
DAY 3. ATHENS-AEGINA/POROS/ HYDRA
Morning transfer to the pier, Trocadero, to embark your cruise
ship for your full day cruise to the islands of
DAY 4. ATHENS / OLYMPIA
This morning we
depart for Corinth to start our 4-day Classical Tour. Stop at the
Corinth Canal. Drive to Epidarus to visit its theater, known for
its remarkable acoustics and then on to Nauplia (short stop).
Continue on to Mycenae to visit the beehive tombs and the citadel.
Then depart for Olympia through the central Peloponnese area,
passing the cities of Tripolis and Megalopolis to arrive in
Olympia for dinner and overnight.
In the morning visit
the ancient home of the Olympic Games and the fascinating Museum.
Then drive via Patras and Rion, take the new bridge to Antirion to
continue to Delphi through Nafpaktos. Arrive in Delphi in early
evening. Dinner, overnight.
This morning visit
the Archaeological site and the Museum of Delphi. Walk the Sacred
Way, visit the temple of Apollo, the theater and the stadium on
the mount Parnassos and then on to the Museum housing some
masterpieces of the Greek sculpture such as the famous bronze
statue of the "Charioteer". Depart for Meteora. Drive through
Lamia, Trikala and arrive in Kalambaka in early evening. Dinner,
7. METEORA /
In the morning, visit the breathtaking site of Meteora. Visit
of two Monasteries. After lunch drive to Athens via Thermopylae
(short stop). Arrive in Athens in early evening. Overnight Athens.
ATHENS / ISTANBUL
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Istanbul Turkey. Upon
arrival you will be transferred to your hotel
DAY 9: Istanbul
Full day sightseeing tour of Istanbul to include a visit to
St.Sophia Museum (except Mondays) the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace
(except Tuesdays), Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar (except Sundays).
Overnight in Istanbul. (B)
DAY 10: ISTANBUL
Free day to explore the city
DAY 11: Istanbul Airport
Transfer from your hotel to Istanbul airport. End of our