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Great Greece

From $1,708 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Athens, Kamena Vourla, Meteora, Kalambaka, Metsovo, Corfu, Lefkada, Nafpaktos, Delphi, Olympia, Patras, Nafplion, Epidaurus, Poros, Aegina

    Group Size:
    1-50
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

This tour is part of our Touropa flexible range of touring.

  • Tailor the itinerary by selecting when and where you start and end the tour
  • Choose to take the entire tour or a small portion of the itinerary (even just one night)
  • Guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only
  • Start Point:
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Welcome to Europe! Upon arriving at the airport we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.

We will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city with a local guide which includes the Presidential Palace, the Panathinaikos stadium where the first modern Olympic games were held, the national library, the bustling squares of the centre; the new neighbourhoods that emerged after the 2004 Olympic games. The tour will end at the Acropolis site (entry not included). In the evening we include a transfer to the Plaka quarter, a place full of small Greek taverns where you can also enjoy this country´s folklore.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We set off in the early morning for the North of Greece. A stop at Kamena Vourla, a pretty tourist centre by the sea amidst magnificent countryside. Continuation northbound. We make a brief stop at the gorge where the battle of Thermopylae took place. We will stop in Kastraki, a picturesque town with beautiful views over the entire valley where we will have time to have lunch before visiting the Valley of the METEORA, an impressive place declared UNESCO World Heritage. We will see the whole of the valley and will have the chance to enter one of the most famous monasteries (entrance included).

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

An exciting stage full of beauty. We travel between mountains on our way to Metsovo. A coffee in this city that reminds us of the history and influence of the Slav and Turkish world in the north of Greece, before going on to Igoumenitsa, where we will embark for the very beautiful island of Corfu. A one and a half hour crossing of the waters of the Ionian Seain front of the coast of Albania, we suggest lunch on board. On the island of Corfu, the Pearl of the Ionian Sea, we see its capital Kerkira which preserves its Venetian style historic centre. We also see Kanoni a beautiful Byzantine church perched on an island. We embark once more to return to continental Greece, before going on to Lefkada, dinner included and accommodation in the picturesque capital of this small island connected to the continent by a bridge.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Today, the main feature is the sea and the islands of the Greek Ionian Sea. We embark on a day’s cruise that will take us to Porto Katsiki and its beautiful beach; Kefalonia, the largest island of the Ionian Sea, where we can stroll in the picturesque village of Fiscardo; Ithica, the homeland of Ulysses and a chance to see the village of Frikes; the boat then enters a hidden grotto in Meganisi. Our boat also stops at Skorpios, the island of Onassis, where we can swim. A small lunch will be included on the cruise. Return to the port of Nydri where we disembark and return to our hotel in Lefkada. Note: on rare occasions, the route of the boat trip might be changed (or completely cancelled or the number of islands visited changed) for the weather or operational reasons.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

We travel to the south of the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Corinth. We see Nafpaktos, where its castle reminds us that this city is Lepanto, where the famous sea battle between Christians and Turks took place. Amidst very beautiful countryside we go on to Delphi, where we arrive at the end of the morning. Entrance included to see this beautiful archaeological complex which overlooks the Golf of Corinth with incredible scenery. Time for lunch. We go on to the Peloponnese.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

With a local guide, we visit Olympia, where you can see the archaeological complex (entrance included) which was the birthplace of the Olympic Games in antiquity. After this, we cross the mountainous interior of the Peloponnese on our way to Patras. We include tickets to its powerful castle built in the 6th century, followed by time for lunch and to get to know Greece´s third largest city. We go on through inland Peloponnese to Nafplion, a delightful coastal city which takes its name from the Venetian Citadel and fortress.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Today we have a beautiful stage by land and sea. First of all we will see Epidaurus, its ancient theatre built 2400 ago is magnificently preserved and still used, and can accommodate up to 14,000 people (entrance included). After this, we go to the coast of the Aegean Sea to continue our trip on the water. A short boat crossing takes us to Poros, a charming place full of tourist life, where its ancient houses climb up to the clock tower and we have time for a stroll and lunch. After this we take the ferry to Aegina, an island inhabited for more than 4000 years, where we can stroll around its ancient churches, its picturesque port and its typical districts of little houses. At around 18.00 PM we will go back on the ferry, which will take us back to Athens in around 45 minutes – Arrival in Piraeus – Note: The ferry timetable changes depending on the season and crossings are very limited between Poros and Aegina. In the low season, the island of Aegina may be replaced by the island of Hydra. End of our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 3- 4* hotels

English speaking tours in Athens and Olympia

Touring as per itinerary

7 Buffet Breakfasts, 5 Dinners

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle

Arrival transfer

DINNER AND FOLK SHOW IN ATHENS T20

We will depart on the bus with our guide to the lively Plaka district at the foot of the Acropolis. We will have a taste of the typical local cuisine in one of its famous taverns and watch a dance performance from different regions of this country.

DURATION: 2hrs

INCLUDED:
-Bus tour with our guide. -Dinner-tasting with performance.

PRICE: 50 EUR

MINIMUN GROUP REQUIRED: 15 persons

Ticket admission: Meteora Monastery, Delphi Archaelogical Complex, Olympia Archaelogical Complex, Patras Castle, Epidaurus Theatre.

Gratuities

Basic travel insurance

Ferry: Igoumenitsa – Corfu – Igoumenitsa

Boat: Cruise through the Ionian Islands with small lunch included, Galatas/Poros/Aegina/Athens

Passport or visa fees

Other meals, snacks and drinks

Departure transfer

Pre and post tour accommodation

Any other items of personal nature

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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Novotel Athenes
4, Michail Voda Str, Athina 104 39, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0820 0700
Rating
4
Novotel Athenes
Stanley Hotel Athens
Odisseos 1, Athina 104 37, Greece
Tel: +30 21 1990 0900
Rating
4
Stanley Hotel Athens
Amalia Kalambaka Hotel
Theopetra, 42200 Kalambaka, Greece
Tel: Tel: +30 24320 72216
Rating
4
Amalia Kalambaka Hotel
Ionion Star Hotel Lefkada
Paralia lefkadas park of poets, Lefkada 311 00, Greece
Tel: +30 2645 024762
Rating
4
Ionion Star Hotel Lefkada
Amalia Hotel Olympia
27065, Olympia, Greece
Tel: Tel: +30 26240 22190
Rating
3.5
Amalia Hotel Olympia
Olympic Village Hotel Olypmia
Ancient, Archea Olimpia 270 65, Greece
Tel: +30 2624 022211
Rating
3.5
Olympic Village Hotel Olypmia
Athena Hotel Nafplion
Staikopoulou 11 Koletti, Syntagmatos Square, Nafplio 211 00 Greece
Tel: +30 2752 047200
Rating
4.5
Athena Hotel Nafplion
Hotel Grande Bretagne Nafplio
Filelinon Square, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
Tel: +30 2752 096200
Rating
4
Hotel Grande Bretagne Nafplio

Important things to note

Hotels are confirmed 48 hours prior to departure.

Optional activities can only be booked locally with guide.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Upon quoting/booking, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Single sharing supplement is available. Single passengers are only able to share a room with the same sex.

Additional discounts: children under 3- 80%, children from 3-8 years- 40%, children from 9-15 years- 10%, travelers over 65 years- 5%.

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Great Greece

From $1,708 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Athens, Kamena Vourla, Meteora, Kalambaka, Metsovo, Corfu, Lefkada, Nafpaktos, Delphi, Olympia, Patras, Nafplion, Epidaurus, Poros, Aegina

    Group Size:
    1-50
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours

Or contact your local travel agent.

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