Greek Escape
from $1399
Duration: 7 Days
You’ve seen photos of the ancient Acropolis in Athens, dating back to the 5th century BC—now’s your chance to see it in person on this escorted Greek holiday. You’ve watched the Olympics on TV—now’s your chance to walk among the ruins in Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC. You’ve eaten at Greek restaurants—now’s your chance to enjoy an authentic Greek cooking demonstration, where you’ll learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetiser. All this and more awaits you on this Greek Escape.

History comes alive on your guided visits to many of Greece’s ancient sites. In addition to the Acropolis and Olympia, you’ll also visit the ruins in Mycenae, dating from 1,350 to 1,200 BC and described in Homer’s epic poem, “The Iliad.” Also see the amazingly well-preserved, 2,300-year-old open-air theatre in Epidaurus. In ancient Greece, people travelled to Delphi to seek the wisdom of the Oracle. Learn about the Oracle, tour the excavations, and visit the Archaeological Museum. To add to your Greek experience enjoy a sirtaki dance lesson and try a glass of Ouzo. Plus, you’ll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director who will bring this country to life by sharing its history, stories, and insider secrets. From the picturesque fishing villages to ancient historic sights, the Greek Escape has it all!
Day 1 ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE.
Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome drink.
Day 2 ATHENS.
ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes the Acropolis and a picture stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
Day 3 ATHENS–CORINTH CANAL–MYCENAE–EPIDAURUS–NAUPLIA.
CORINTH CANAL Photo stop. MYCENAE Guided visit of the excavations and museum. EPIDAURUS Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theatre, then on to Nauplia. (B,D) 132mi/212km
Day 4 NAUPLIA-OLYMPIA.
Scenic drive through the Arkadian Mountains. OLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum. This evening, take part to a (local Favourite) cooking demonstration and learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. (B,D) 112mi/181km
Day 5 OLYMPIA-DELPHI.
DELPHI Guided visit of the excavations and Archaeological Museum. This evening (local Favourite) learn how to dance the sirtaki in a dance class while sipping a glass of Ouzo. (B,D) 149mi/239km
Day 6 DELPHI-ARACHOVA-ATHENS.
ARACHOVA Visit the picturesque mountain town. ATHENS Free time. (B) 118 mi / 190 km ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Athens with a traditional dinner at a local restaurant. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyAccount.
Day 7 ATHENS.
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Departure Date:
2022-12-11
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2022-12-17
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2022-12-04
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2022-11-27
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