The 3, 5 , 7 persons option when the single person use
a room single use, pay the price of the double room
plus+ 638 Euro for single use
EXPLORING GREECE IN PRIVATE AND COMFORT
Based on minimum: 2 persons
Tour is "private"...for you only.
Fee includes personal driver and "customized" tour itinerary.
No other added or hidden surcharges.
Private English speaking driver
14 nights accommodation / 13 nights at A Class**** hotels / double occupancy on
bed & breakfast basis + 1 night on board
13 days exclusive chartered vehicle for all transportation – excursions – tours.
Ferry tickets PIRAEUS / HERAKLION-CRETE at AB2 cabin
(double inside with facilities) & Flight tickets SANTORINI / ATHENS
airport, hotel / airport as per schedule ATHENS / CRETE / SANTORINI
13 Breakfast + 6 Lunches + 4 Dinners
Entrance fees at the archaeological / historical sites
Private professional tour guide on sites
Professional tour guide occasionally as per package deal
Meals – where not mentioned
Anything not mentioned above
Day 1. ATHENS: Arrival: Reception at the airport. Transportation to the hotel. Accommodation Athens.
Day2. ATHENS: Acropolis / Parthenon and the archaeological museum of Athens Accommodation Athens. (Breakfast)
Day3. ATHENS: Morning city tour and walk the famous Monastiraki with the antiquities and early afternoon a tour to the beautiful Cape Sounion and its dazzling temple to the sea god Poseidon. Accommodation Athens. (Breakfast)
Day 4. ATHENS / MACEDONIA – THESSALONICA: Drive north direction Thessaloniki. Arrival early afternoon. We visit the museum, which has extensive Macedonian and Hellenistic collections, and get to know Thessaloniki, a very unusual Greek city. It's more European than southern Greek. Accommodation Thessaloniki (Breakfast + Dinner)
Day 5. August 8. MACEDONIA – THESSALONICA – PHILIPPI - KAVALA: Ninety miles from Thessaloniki are the extensive ruins of the city of Philippi, which Paul visited in A.D. 50. It was one of the leading cities of Macedonia. Among the ruins is a most impressive Roman theatre. KAVALA (ancient NEAPOLIS). The city has a history that goes as back as 5000 years BC, according to the traces of prehistoric settlements that have been discovered in the small peninsula of the city. During the rule of king Philip 2nd the city declined and merely became the harbor of the Macedonian city of Philippi. During the 9th century AD the city bares the name of Chiristoupoli (Christ’s City). The change in name may probably be attributed to the fact that Apostle Paul founded here the first Christian church in Europe. Back to Thessalonica. Accommodation (Breakfast + Lunch)
Day 6. MACEDONIA – THESSALONIKI – DION - PELA: Dion at the foot of Mt. Olympus and just about forty miles from Thessaloniki. It was a key Roman colony in Augustus's time and has a wonderful museum. Pela the capital city Alexander’s the great. Accommodation Thessaloniki (Breakfast + Lunch)
Day 7. MACEDONIA / VERIA – VERGINA - VOLOS Vergina has the tomb of Philip plus an important museum. Staying in Veria, which had an important early Christian community Accommodation Volos (Breakfast + Dinner)
Day 8 . MAINLAND Drive south direction DELPHI. Arrival. Accommodation Delphi. (Breakfast + Lunch)
Day 9 . MAINLAND & PELOPONESE Morning visit the museum and ruins of Delphi. Drive west GALAXIDI – NAFPAKTOS, pass the new bridge ANTIRIO – RIO and arrive to Peloponese. Arrival OLYMPIA late afternoon. Accommodation Olympia. (Breakfast + Lunch)
Day 10 . PELOPONESE Morning visit the ruins and museum of ancient Olympia. We have a drive south and across the Peloponese to Sparta. Accommodation Sparta (Breakfast + Dinner)
Day 11. PELOPONESE: NAFPLION / MYCENAE Mycenae. Accommodation Nafplion (Breakfast + Lunch)
, the legendary home of Agamemnon, the leader of the Greek forces at Troy
Day 12. .PELOPONESE: EPIDAVROS / NIGHT FERRY TRIP TO CRETE Morning, We do the sanctuary of the healing god Asklepeos and the famous theatre of Epidavros, early afternoon drive east direction Piraeus – the port of Athens. Arrival early afternoon, embarkation the boat and night ferry trip to Crete. Accommodation on board. (Breakfast)
Day 13 . CRETE / THE MUSEUM & PALACE OF KNOSSOS Crete is the island of King Minos, whose name was borrowed to describe the Bronze Age period on the island (3000-1350 B.C.). Today, after arriving at 5:00 AM (!), we get some breakfast and take our bus to the site of Knossos, the mythical home of Minos himself and his "son," the Minotaur. Accommodation CRETE (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Day 14 . CRETE / SANTORINI / ATHENS Morning transportation to the boat and boat trip to Santorini. Arrival. Reception at the port and private tour of the island. Visit the ruins and the best points of the island. Join the famous Santorinian SUN SET, transportation to the airport and flight to Athens. Reception at the airport. Transportation to the hotel.
Day 15 . ATHENS Flight back home Transportation hotel / airport. End of services.