3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi

3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi

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3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi

3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi

Let the journey begin… Classical Greece history through the centuries on this three day tour: Prehistory, the Classical period, the Golden Age, the Roman domination, the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades and Modern times.


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3-Day Classical Tour Greece from Athens to Mycenae - Epidaurus - Olympia - Delphi!

Mycenae is an archaeological site near Mikines, in modern Greek Republic It is located southwest of Athens, in north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill where the ancient palace is located, we can have a clear view across the Argolid, all the way to the Saronic Gulf. Epidaurus was a small city in ancient Greece, on the Argolid Peninsula at the Saronic Gulf.

Delphi is famous as an ancient sanctuary that grew rich for being the seat of Pythi. The oracle consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. The ancient Greeks considered Delphi to be the Omphalos (Navel) of their World. Ths  was also represented by the stone monument that is known as the Omphalos of Delphi.

Epidaurus was very popular during the ancient times, due to the Asclepeion. The city was famous for being the most succesful healing center of the Classical world and for its Theatre. The ancient theatre of Epidaurus is known woorldwide, untill nowadays, for its amazing acoustics, symmetry and beauty.

Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece, is known for being the site of the Olympic Games in classical times. The games were held every four years, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD and they were of great religous, cultural and political importance for the ancient Greeks . The Temple of Hera, the Temple of Zeus, the Prytaneion and the Philippeion, are some of the greatest sites that we shall discover.

Program

«3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi»

Day One: We will greet you and take you on a drive on the coastal road of Attica, towards the Corinth Canal. We will make a brief stop for a coffee and some photos of the canal's view. We'll then continue our road trip for our first visit to the ancient Theatre of Epidaurus. This theatre is known through the ages for its perfect acoustics, a special quality owed to its unique design. Our next stop will be in Nauplion, where we will make a short visit. Nauplion is a picturesque, colourful small city, built at the foot of a rocky hill. Its old fortifications and elegant houses offer a most relaxing scenenry. it is the perfect pit-stop before we head out to Mycenae. At Mycenae, we will visit the Archaeological site of Mycenae and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Afterwards, we will depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese. Our drive will cross through the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis for our final destination, the town of Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic games. This is where we'll have dinner and spend the night.

Day Two: We'll have breakfast at the hotel and in the morning we will visit the Archaeological Site of Olympia. Some of the most notable landmarks that we'll meet include the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and of course, the Archaeological Museum. After our visit to the archaeological site, we will drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia to the magnificent bridge that crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. We will pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea and we'll arrive in Delphi. This is going to be our stop where we'll have dinner and sleep for the night.

Day Three: In the morning we will wake up so as to have breakfast and leave our hotel to visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi.  Before departing for Athens, we will have a couple of hours free time to explore the town of Delphi. Afterwards, we will drive through the village of Arachova, renowned for its colourful rugs and carpets. Our arrival in Athens is expected to be early in the evening. That will be the end of our tour «3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi».

Price List

« Tours in Greece : 3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi »

 

3-Day Classical Tour Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, DelphiSeasonalityPrice per person in double room
Hotel 3* Half board01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019351 €
Hotel 3* Half board
Early booking  10% discount (60 days earlier)
01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019317 €
Hotel 4* Half board01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019412 €
Hotel 4* Half board
Early booking  10% discount (60 days earlier)
01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019371 €
Hotel 4* Half board01/11/2018 – 31/03/2019386 €

 

Package includes
  • Accomodation of your preference.
  • Half Board basis.
  • Entrance fee for the archaeological sites of: Mycenae, Epidaurus, Ancient Olympia and Delphi.
  • Entrance fee for the museums of: Epidaurus, Ancient Olympia and Delphi.
  • Free pick up and drop off from the centrally located hotels of Athens and the city center.
  • Services of a Professional - licensed guide.
  • Guided tours in the archaeological sites and the museums, which are mentioned at the above program.
  • Transport by comfortable A/C bus.
  • All taxes, fees.
Package does not include
  • Water, beverages or drinks during meals.
  • Any personal expenses & Tips.
  • City tax, 3* hotel 1,50€, 4* hotel 3.00€, 5* hotel 4,00€, payment directly at the hotel.
  • Whatever is not explicitly stated.

November 2018 - March 2019
Every Monday (Hotel 4*)

April 2019 - October 2019
Every Monday, till 28/10/2019
Every Tuesday, till 22/10/2019
Every Saturday, till 26/10/2019

Thursdays only:
18/04 - 09/05 - 16/05 - 23/05
06/06 - 20/06 - 04/07 - 18/07
08/08 - 22/08 - 12/09 - 19/09
26/09 - 03/10

Departure: 08:45
Return: 19:00 (3rd day)

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