Embark on a captivating 7-day journey through Greece, beginning in Athens. The first two days are enriched with exploration as you traverse Athens on a city tour, marveling at landmarks like the Panathenaic Stadium and the Acropolis, culminating in a visit to the Acropolis Museum.
Day three offers leisure or an optional one-day cruise to Hydra, Poros, and Aegina. On the fourth day, transition to Thessaloniki for a welcome dinner. The following day unfolds with a cruise to Mount Athos and the enchanting island of Ammouliani.
Day six provides free time or an optional tour to the mesmerizing Meteora Monasteries. The adventure concludes on the seventh day with a transfer to the airport, leaving you with the best impressions of this diverse and culturally rich Greek sojourn.
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Embark on a captivating 7-day journey through the heart of Greece, starting with the vibrant city of Athens. The adventure kicks off with an exploration of Athens’ iconic landmarks, including the Acropolis and the fascinating Acropolis Museum. The following day unfolds with a leisurely exploration of the city or an optional one-day cruise to Hydra, Poros, and Aegina, offering a delightful taste of the Greek islands. As you transition to
Thessaloniki on the fourth day via a quick flight, immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture with a welcome dinner. The fifth day presents a unique experience with a cruise to Mount Athos, providing panoramic views of its historic monasteries. A free day in Thessaloniki follows, offering the flexibility to relax or opt for an optional tour to the extraordinary Meteora Monasteries.
The journey concludes with a transfer on the seventh day, leaving you with cherished memories of the cultural richness and natural beauty that Greece has to offer.
Arrival in Athens. Our transfer will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight.
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex. Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Return to hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast and free day at leisure. Overnight
Optional – One Day cruise to 3 islands (Hydra – Poros – Aegina) with lunch on board:
We pick you up from your hotel early in the morning in order to take you by coach to the port for embarkation on the cruise ship. At 08:15 the cruise ship departs and sails for the first stopover on the island of Hydra. You will spend approximately one hour, thus you have free time to explore the unique island. Embarkation and sail to the island of Poros, separated from Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros town. Leisure time in Poros will be approximately 60 minutes. After two hours trip we shall arrive to the last port, the island of Aegina, where you have time either to make an optional tour visiting the Athena Afea Temple or to swim to the nearest beaches of the island.
Total time to be spent one hour and a half. Lunch is served on board during the voyage. Re-embarkation and sailing back to the port and return back to hotel. Overnight.
Transfer to the airport for your 60min flight to Thessaloniki. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check in. Welcome dinner .Overnight.
Live a unique experience with the summer breeze that travels you while being on board to Mount Athos. During the cruise, you can admire eight of the twenty Holy Monasteries of Mt. Athos, situated in the west coast of the peninsula of Athos, in Sithonia bay.
The cruise continues to the beautiful island of Ammouliani; the unique inhabited island in Chalkidiki very popular for the crystal-blue water of the sea and the white sand beaches, all of them awarded with the blue flag certification. Return to hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast and free day at leisure. Overnight
Optional tour to Meteora:
A highlight of your stay in Greece will be a visit to the Meteora Monasteries. Meteora is a geological miracle, which one should see for himself in order to believe. Nowadays, only six monasteries are well preserved and four of them are still inhabited. We shall visit 2 of these fabulous monasteries, built high upon the steep rocks. Each monastery owns a vast richness of frescoes and icons. Afterwards, we will make our lunch break (on your own) in Kalambaka. Return to the city of Thessaloniki.
Transfer to airport for your flight back home, having the best impression from your trip!