Day 1 : Arrival at the airport of athens, Meet and transfer to hotel. Early evening pick up from your hotel for the athens by night. Return around midnight, Overnight.
Day 2 : Morning departure for the Full Day Excursion to Argolis ( lunch included ) Return early afternoon in athens. Overnight.
Day 3 : Morning departure for the full day excursion to Delphi ( lunch included )Islands Cruise: Return early in the afternoon in Athens. Overnight
Day 4 : Morning tour of Athens Sight Seeing. Return early noon, In the afternoon tour to cape Sounion. Late afternoon return to hotel. Overnight.
Day 5 : Transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.
Description of Tours :
ATHENS SIGHTSEEING This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contracts that make athens such a fascinating city. Our experts guides take you to see the centre of the city, Constitution square ( syntagma ), the house of parliament, the Memorial of the unknown soldier and the national library. Driving down heroed atticus Street, you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian's Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and you will make a sshort stop at the Paanthenaic Stadium where the first olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. On the Acropolis visit the architechtural masterpieces of the Golden age, of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally the harmony between amterial and spirit; the monument you complete the visit with the museum of Acropolis.
ATHENS BY NIGHT Your evening will start with a ride to the port of Piraeus, passing by the port of Zeas (special port for private yachts) and a short stop to the famous Mikrolimano where you will enjoy a drink of ouzo with Greek appetizers, Then oyu will drive back toAthens, to the old area Plaka, for dinner in typical Greek Tavern with bouzouki music and Greek Folk Dancers.
CAPE SOUNION in the afternoon Drive along the coastal road, past the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmenis and Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have time to walk at the leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
ONE DAY DELPHI Drive through the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing the towns of the Thebes connected with the tradegy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachoa (short stop on the way back) Arrive at Delphi, the centre of ancient world the Omphalos (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundiries of the Helleric World. On the Slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty , lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to athens by the same route.
ONE DAY ARGOLIS Leave by the coastal raod along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aepean sea with the Ionian Sea (short Stop) Drive to Myceneae, the Homeric city of Atreides - the city rich in gold of the ancient poets, Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean walls, the Royal Tombs etc. Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress, Afternoon, leave for Epidavros to visit the Theatre (4th century) famous for its astronishing acoustics. Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidavros with Corinth. Lunch in Mycenae or in Nafpilon.