Greece is a country full of myths, traditions, history and a vibrant culture. By choosing the classic tour of Greece, get ready to get to know this magical place and be enchanted by its unique natural beauty and its rich historical heritage.
Our tour starts at the Corinth Canal, giving you the opportunity to admire this stunning construction project that unites Central Greece with the Peloponnese. We hop on the bus and head to the ancient theater of Epidaurus, one of the most important monuments of our country and famous for both its special architecture and its remarkable acoustics. We continue to the seaside picturesque Nafplio. We make a short stop to admire the first capital of modern Greece with the paved streets and the Venetian castles. We hop on the bus and head to “Golden” Mycenae, as reported by Homer. There you will admire the vaulted tombs of the famous Trojan war kings, the Lions’ Gate, the royal palace and other archaeological findings that constitute one of the most important and ancient civilizations that flourished in Greece. Having taken a strong taste of the historical region of Argolis, we continue our trip through the Central Peloponnese and the cities of Tripoli and Megalopoli to get to the place of the ancient Olympic Games, beautiful Olympia, where we will have dinner and stay overnight.
After recharging our batteries, we start our tour at the place where the Olympic Games, the most important games of ancient Greece, were born. We will visit the archaeological site of Olympia, with the Sanctuary of Zeus, the ancient stadium and the archaeological museum, where you will admire important findings from excavations that date from the prehistoric to the early Christian times. We hop on the bus and continue our trip passing through the fields of the regions of Ilia and Achaia, all the way to the impressive Rio-Antirio Bridge, which goes across the Corinthian Gulf. Passing by the picturesque cities of Nafpaktos and Itea, we arrive at Delphi where we will have dinner and stay overnight.
On the 3rd day we will visit the museum and the archaeological site of the famous village of Delphi. Delphi, in ancient times, was considered the center of the world, that’s why thousands of people visit it every year. There used to stand the temple of Apollo, where Pythia gave the most famous oracles. We will have free time to walk around and then we head to the cosmopolitan town of Arachova. Arachova, which is considered to be the “Lady of Parnassos”, is a mountainous town built on the slopes of Mount Parnassos, at an average altitude of 960 meters and known for its traditional houses, the beautiful streets with the picturesque stairs and the “wild” beauty of its nature. Having inhaled enough pure oxygen, we start our journey back through Livadia and Thiva and our adventure will end late in the afternoon in Athens.
Duration: 3 full days
Includes: Bus Service, Guide, Entrances, Hotels, Breakfast, Lunch
Departs from Loutraki