3-Day Classic Greece Private Tour with Four-Star Hotels

3-Day Classic Greece Private Tour with Four-Star Hotels

Exclusive to your group our informative journey visits some of the most impressive remains of Ancient, Classical & Byzantine Greece spanning over 3500 years in the development of one of the worlds great civilizations from the Epidaurus to the tombs of Mycenae, to breathtaking Olympia and the center of the ancient world at Delphi including the Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Medieval Nafplio.

No less impressive is the natural beauty of the accompanying locations as you sit back & relax along the way in full leather comfort in one of our new Black Mercedes E-Class, AudiA6 or Minivans with WiFi. With minimum 4 star and boutique style hotels & designed with over 15 years experience in Greece, this tour offers a comprehensive, flexible & 'go at your own pace' style which is perfect for couples, families & small groups looking for a real highlight to their visit of Greece. To make things hassle free you can also choose the lunch option to include a delicious 3-Course traditional meal

Itinerary

Day 1: Peloponnese Adventure

Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece
Our first stop is at the impressive Corinth canal as your driver describes its many interesting ill-fated and varied History’s from Ancient times to the present.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece
After a short drive further into the Peloponnese we stop to explore the beautifully preserved remains of Ancient Corinth, one of Greece’s most powerful and influential city states of Antiquity. Stroll through the streets, temples, markets, and fountains in the footsteps of the Classical Greeks, Ancient Romans & St. Paul before you. Refreshments & rest stops are also on hand at the local Cafes at its entrance if needed.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece
Next we come to the imposing remains of Ancient Mycenae, one of the most important sites in the development of Ancient Greece. Home to the citadel of the legendary Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War. The ‘Mycenaean period,’ from 1600 to 1100 BC, references this ancient city, indicating its importance in Greek civilization. Pass through the 20-foot-wide (6-meter) city walls, enter the Lion’s Gate to Agamemnon’s throne room, and explore the very buildings of his palace and enter into the awe inspiring treasury of Atreus, You will also have the time to visit the modern on-site museum housing the many precious artefacts uncovered from the site.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52 Greece
After a short drive through olive fields & small countryside roads our next stop is at the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios, first healing centre of the Ancient World. You will also see the impressive Theatre of Epidaurus, one of the most visited ancient sites in Greece. The temple and theatre date from the 4th century and feature masterpieces of classical Greek architecture. Join the other visitors who test its world famous acoustics with a poem or a song
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Nafplio, Nafplio, Argolis Region, Peloponnese
After the many sites of the morning we enjoy lunch in the beautiful medieval & historical port city of Nafplio by the sea with views to the Venetian castle of Bourtzi in the bay. This city has a definite artistic feel so take time for a stroll and explore the many local craft shops & boutiques of the charming old city before your evenings onward travel to your hotel in Olympia and the comfort of your specially selected Boutique or 4-Star Hotel
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 4-Star or Boutique Hotel with breakfast included. Normally Arty Grand Hotel or Europa Hotel depending on availability.

Day 2: Discover Ancient Olympia

Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olympia, Olympia 27065 Greece
Our morning is dedicated to Ancient Olympia, and one of the most magical locations in Greece. Famous for its Olympic Games of antiquity you will see the places where the original athletes trained, learned and go through the tunnel to emerge in the stadium in which they competed. The site is still home to the Temple of Zeus and Hera where the Olympic Flame is lit, workshop of Phidias, and extensive Museum containing significant masterpieces from the site.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), Gefira Charilaos Trikoupis, Antirrio Greece
After Olympia we head to the west coast to find one of the longest suspension bridges in the world & a great fete of engineering as we travel over this impressive landmark connecting the Peloponnese back to the Greek mainland on your way to Delphi
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Nafpaktos Old Port, Naupactus 30300 Greece
Stunningly beautiful picture postcard Venetian port & perfect lunch stop. Nafpaktos it a little known village you will never forget.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Galaxidi, Greece
Lying by the sea near the ancient port of Delphi, this beautiful village is an ideal location to spend your evening wondering through the pretty streets, cafes & restaurants with sea views away from the more mass touristic feel of Delphi. A warm welcome awaits you as well as amazing local and authentic cuisine.
Duration: 10 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Either small boutique hotel in Galaxithi (eg. Ganimede Hotel) or Hotel in Delphi (example: Amalia Hotel)

Day 3: Delphi. Center of the Ancient World

Stop At: Delphi Greece
Inset on wide terraces along the hillside we are fortunate that the landslides of previous centuries preserved much of the ancient remains for us to witness including the 4th century BC temple of Apollo from where the Oracle spoke her prophesies along with the Castilian spring of Mythology, theatre, treasury buildings, temples of Athena and Gymnasium where athletes gathered before the Pythian games to bath in the sacred waters. During your visit to Delphi, see the physical structures associated with this incredibly long history, and learn about their rich mythology. A beautiful addition to the site is the modern museum dedicated to the finds which stretch back in time to at least 1500 BC, as well as those notably which adorned the temples & streets of the ancient city at its peak around the 4th century BC with outstanding pieces such as the Naxos Sphynx, the twin Kouroi and famous Bronze Charioteer among others.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Monastery of Hosios Loukas, Distomo 32005 Greece
Set in beautiful countryside on the slopes of Mt Parnassos we next visit one of the most important and well preserved Byzantine Monasteries & which is UNESCO listed. Explore its 1100 year old Architecture along with its unique & impressive fresco's. An optional visit you can choose to omit this site if you wish.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Arachova, Arachova, Boeotia Region, Central Greece
Lunch Stop. Spend time enjoying the local craft shops and wonderful views over the olive filled Pleistos river valley over lunch before your final return following the coast road to Athens.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Meteora, Meteora, Trikala Region, Thessaly
EXTRA OPTION WITH METEORA ON REQUEST: With additional traveling it us possible to complete both the sites of Olympia and Delphi on the second day, then travel to Meteora for the night which means the Monasteries there can be included in the tour in the morning of the third day. This schedule has approximately 4 additional hours of road travel with a late arrival at Meteora. Please let us know if you would like this option.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"FAMILY FRIENDLY. For family groups our tours arre specially tuned for the needs of young group members, with more Mythological commentary & a book presentation to keep"
"Most travelers can participate"
"LUNCH OPTION: a lunch option is available & includes your choice from a traditional menu each day."
"GUIDING/LICENCED GUIDES: Please note your knowledgeable tour driver can inform you en-route but can not enter Archaeological sites. We provide Expert Licenced Guides at extra cost on request. Please email the address listed in this case and we will confirm accordingly"
"LUNCH OPTION: If choosing this option, please inform us of any allergies or related conditions"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Our Health & Safety Measures:
All our Tours are private so you will never mix with another group. Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, equipped with face-masks, hand sanitizer, & seats next to your driver remain free."



Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
o Pick up time flexible on request. We suggest 07:30 but if a later time is preferred we will start according to your needs

o For Airport pickup and locations outside of Athens there may be a supplement. We will advise on booking.

o For Airbnb's please provide the exact address

o If you have luggage please provide details of quantity so we may provide the appropriate vehicle

Airports

  • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece


Ports

  • Cruise Port
  • Piraeus Port
  • Nafplio



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Professional English speaking experienced Tour driver throughout the day
  • Athens Hotel, Residence or Cruise ship pickup & return
  • Groups of 1 to 3: Mercedes EClass or AudiA6; 4 to 7 with Mercedes Minivan; 8 to 14 Mercedes Sprinter
  • WIFI, A/C, & bottled water available in vehicles during travel
  • STANDARD RATE ACCOMMODATION: Minimum 4-Star or Boutique style Hotel including breakfast
  • FAMILY / DISCOUNT RATE ACCOMMODATION: Minimum 3-Star or Boutique style Hotel including breakfast

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Licensed guide for guiding in archaeological sites. Available on request
  • Entrance fees
  • Pickup from Airport or locations outside Athens. On request with extra cost
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Entry/Admission - Delphi
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Hosios Loukas

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