Legendary Greece

from $1154/per person

Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greece in premium comfort. Uncover the beauty of the ‘cradle of Western civilization’ in countless monuments and artefacts across the mainland, perfectly blending in with the modern Greek lifestyle. Sample the fine Greek cuisine while traveling in exquisite style. Discover all the epic sights while forming authentic connections with the local culture, from Athens to Corinth, Nafplion, Olympia, Patras, Delphi and Meteora. Each stop will provide a unique travel experience preserving a stunning cultural heritage.

Duration
8 Day
Destination(s)
Greece
Starts in / Ends in
Athens / Athens
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
2 & 3 & 4 Star
15-20

Sight Visited

  • Athens
    Athens

    You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.

  • Corinth
    Corinth

  • Delphi
    Delphi

  • Epidavros
    Epidavros

  • Kalambaka
    Kalambaka

    Kalambaka is a small town in Greece, built on the feet of the Meteora.

  • Meteora
    Meteora

  • Mycenae
    Mycenae

  • Nafplion
    Nafplion

    Nafplion is a beauty, maybe the most romantic place in Greece. It was captured by many civilizations. And each of them left a mark from their cultures, Ottoman fountains, Venetian buildings, Ancient walls, medieval castles are now attracting people from all around the world.

  • Olympia
    Olympia

  • Patras
    Patras

    The third largest city in Greece, Patra owes most of its tourist development to the busy port that serves ferries. The beautiful beach promenade of Patras, the interesting historical sightseeing,and the vivid nightlife attract many visitors to this city.

  • Thermopylae
    Thermopylae

ITINERARY

1
Day 1: Athens
Welcome to Greece! Meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards, join us for an optional group dinner to get to know your new travel mates.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: -
2
Day 2: Athens
Let's start our tour in Greece's capital, Athens, which is one of the world's oldest cities with history spanning back over 3000 years and is considered the birthplace of Western Civilization. Take a step back in time and explore an amazing array of historical and cultural sites in our city tour including: the National Library, the Academy, Constitutional Square and Parliament, The Temple of Zeus, and of course, the iconic Parthenon and Acropolis. The night is free for you to explore more of this incredible city.
  • Included Activities: Athens city tour
  • Meals: Breakfast
3
Day 3: Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplion
After a delicious Greek breakfast, we depart towards Corinth on a picturesque journey. Upon arrival, join our local expert as we explore an ancient city of immense historical value. Follow yout Travel Director through the great Greek kingdom of Mycenae and its many wonders including the Beehive Tombs, the Lion Gate and famous Agamemnon’s Royal Palace. The final highlight of the day will be Epidaurus, home to the ancient theatre and Sanctuary of Asclepius – whose snake-coiled staff has inspired the symbol of medicine to this day. Finish off a full day’s cultural adventure in comfort at our hotel in Nafplion, a charming Venetian town.
  • Meals: Breakfast
4
Day 4: Nafplion, Olympia
After breakfast, uncover Nafplion on a city tour with your guide. Visit an olive mill to connect with the locals and taste the famously delicious Greek olives. In the afternoon, drive through the scenic Arcadia Mountains towards ancient Olympia, where the first Olympics ever was held in 8th century BC.
  • Meals: Breakfast
5
Day 5: Olympia, Patras, Delphi
Following a delicious Greek breakfast, join our local expert with your Travel Director as we delve into ancient history. Soak in the marvellous mythology and incredible sights as the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus. Drive along the charming coastline towards the vibrant city of Patras, the regional capital of Western Greece. Cross inland to meet the glory and timeless legends of Delphi, where we spend overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Delphi, Thermopylae, Kalambaka
Follow the footsteps of ancient Greeks seeking the great wisdom of the Oracle of Delphi, one of the most important and powerful women of the classical world. Giving advice to whom who seek it, the oracle has served its realm for a thousand years. Continue to discover the impressive ruins of Temple of Apollo, and the statutes of athletes commemorating him with the Pythian Games. Taking a scenic drive to in the afternoon, we arrive to the famous site of Spartan defence spearheaded by King Leonidas to stop Persian invaders. Crossing the green fields of inland Greece through the Pouramaki Pass, we head towards the quaint village of Kalambaka.
  • Meals: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Kalambaka, Meteora, Athens
Our first stop will be the other-worldly monasteries of Meteora hanging beside massive boulders of rock as if floating in the air. Discover the impressive UNESCO World Heritage site with an expert local guide, visiting the Eastern Orthodox monasteries. On a long scenic drive across the Greek mainland back to Athens, we check into our hotel before dinner. Savour the delicious local cuisine, sample some premium ouzo and commemorate your favourite moments from an incredible adventure.
  • Meals: Breakfast
8
Day 8: Athens
Our trip will end after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast, bid you safe travels, and check-out of the hotel (11:00am).
  • Meals: Breakfast
Start
Price ($)
Sat 11 Apr 2020
$1154
Sat 18 Apr 2020
$1154
Sat 25 Apr 2020
$1154
Sat 2 May 2020
$1154
Sat 9 May 2020
$1154
Sat 19 Sep 2020
$1154
Sat 26 Sep 2020
$1154
Sat 3 Oct 2020
$1154
Sat 10 Oct 2020
$1154
Sat 17 Oct 2020
$1154
Sat 24 Oct 2020
$1154
Sat 31 Oct 2020
$1154
Sat 7 Nov 2020
$1154
Sat 14 Nov 2020
$1154

The tour price covers the following services:

Accommodation

3 & 4 Star hotels

Meals

7 breakfasts

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus

Guide

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

ARION HOTEL - ATHENS


This contemporary, centrally located hotel is situated 2 minute walk-away from Monastiraki Metro Station. The rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with minibar, satellite TV and hairdryer.

AGAMEMNON HOTEL - NAFPLIO


ATHINA HOTEL - OLYMPIA


HOTEL METEORA KASTRAKI - KALAMBAKA


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