OLYMPIC HERCULES

Greece
1/5
ITINERARY


MONDAY: ATHENS
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.

TUESDAY: ATHENS
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: the Panathenaic Stadium, the ex. Royal Palace, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Constitution Square (Syntagma). Tour ends with visit at the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Balance of the day at leisure.

WEDNESDAY: ATHENS / DELPHI
Departure for Delphi via Thebes, Levadia and the picturesque village of Arachova, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, you’ll arrive in Delphi and visit the Archaeological Site. After the visit departure for Kalambaka, passing through picturesque villages and towns of Central Greece. Dinner and overnight.

THURSDAY: METEORA / ATHENS
Visit Meteora and enjoy a unique and most impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between earth and sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae (visit the statue of Spartan King Leonidas). Arrive in Athens early in the evening. Arrival in Athens early in the evening.

FRIDAY: ATHENS / MYKONOS
In the morning, transfer to Piraeus port to embark your selected cruise ship and start your 3-night cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey.

SATURDAY: KUSADASI – PATMOS
First port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi. Included excursion to visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery & the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of Revelation.

UNDAY: HERAKLIO / SANTORINI
First port of call is the Cretan port of Heraklio. Take the opportunity to participate in the Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos, to visit the center of the Minoan Civilization. Continue in the afternoon to the most breathtaking islan Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Optional Tour to the picturesque village of Oia with its blue domes, wonderful landscapes and one of the best sunsets in the world.

MONDAY: PIRAEUS / AIRPORT
After breakfast on board, disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
 
Tour includes
 
Greece
• 3 nights’ accommodation in Athens
• Half day Athens sightseeing tour including the New Acropolis Museum
• 2-day classical tour (Athens – Delphi – Meteora) on half board basis in Tourist category hotels (3*) or First Class category hotels (4* & 5*)
• 3-night cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey on full board basis (based on the minimum inside category)
• 2 excursions during the cruise as mentioned in the itinerary
• Unlimited drinks package throughout the duration of the cruise
• All transfers as mentioned
• Daily breakfast
• Entrance fees to archaeological sites
• New accommodation tax not included
 
 
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