Greece - Day 8

Cruise through Ancient History

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Free time in Athens to explore the Plaka
  • Guided tour of Athens
  • Visit to Acropolis & admission to it's museum
  • Visit the Panathenaikon Stadium - where the first Olympic Games took place
  • Visit Delphi & the Delphi Archealogical Museum
  • Visit the Springs of Castalia
  • Visit the Temple of Apollo & the Sanctuary of Apollo
  • Free time in Delphi
  • Four night cruise from Athens to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Heraklion, Santorini and back to Athens


Daily Itinerary

Day 1- Departure
You’ll depart in the evening for your overnight flight to Athens.

Day 2- Arrival
You’ll arrive in Athens in the morning and meet your local tour manager at the airport. You’ll travel by bus to your hotel where you’ll store your luggage and then have the afternoon free to explore the Plaka. You can check into your hotel after 3:00pm and then take a break before dinner.

Day 3- Athens 
After breakfast in the hotel you’ll take a guided tour in Athens including a visit to the Acropolis and it’s museum, the Panathenaikon Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896, and much more. In the evening you’ll have dinner and then return to the hotel.

Day 4- Delphi, Springs of Castalia, Temple of Apollo and the Sanctuary of Apollo
Today you’ll take a full day excursion to Delphi. You’ll visit the archaeological site of Delphi and the famous archeological museum. You’ll also visit the Springs of Castalia known for its mythical waters of eternal youth. Your visit will also include a visit to the Temple of Apollo and the Sanctuary of Apollo where you’ll learn about the history and mythology behind the “Oracle” that was believed to predict the future at his historic site once considered to be the center of the earth. Lunch in the town of Delphi is included with this trip. In the evening you’ll return to Athens and have dinner.

Day 5 - Day 8- Cruise
You’ll check out of the hotel in the morning and depart for Piraeus where you’ll board a ship for your four night cruise. Here is the tentative cruise itinerary:   Day Port Arr. Dep. 1 Monday Piraeus (Athens), Greece - 11:00 1 Monday Mykonos Greece 18:00 23:00 2 Tuesday Kusadasi, Turkey 07:00 12:00 2 Tuesday Patmos, Greece 16:00 21:00 3 Wednesday Rhodes, Greece 07:00 18:00 3 Thursday Heraklion, (Crete), Greece 07:00 11:30 4 Thursday Santorini, Greece 16:30 21:00 5 Friday Piraeus (Athens), Greece 07:00 -        
  
Day 8- Departure
When the ship returns to port, you’ll be picked up by a coach and taken to the airport for your return trip home.





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