Mainland Greece Explorer

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

Destination

Start/Ends in

8 Days

Greece

Athens / Athens

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

3 & 4 Star

15-25

18+

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Discovery,Overland

April to October

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Experience the best highlights of Greece’s mainland on this 8-day adventure uncovering the beauty, countless monuments and ancient artefacts across the mainland.
  • Stay in hand-picked and stylish 4 and 3-star hotels with breakfasts included.
  • Kick start your adventure in the capital city Athens with a city tour to the historical and cultural highlights including a visit to the famed Acropolis and Parthenon.
  • Delve deep into the history and culture of ancient cities Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus.
  • Soak up the mythology and incredible sights of Olympia such as the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus.
  • Explore the ancient home of Oracle of Delphi before heading to the otherworldly landscapes and floating monasteries of Meteora and completing your journey with a scenic drive back to Athens.
  • Enjoy plenty of free time in the evenings to sample delicious Greek cuisine, relax in comfort and hang out with your new travel mates.

Sights Visited on This Tour

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 is the successor to an ancient city, and is a former municipality in Corinthia, which is located in south-central Greece.

Delphi

Delphi lying on the slopes of Mount Parnassus high above the Gulf of Corinth, is one of the most famous historic sites in Greece

Epidavros

Epidaurus (Greek: Ἐπίδαυρος) was a small city in ancient Greece, on the Argolid Peninsula at the Saronic Gulf.

Kalambaka

Kalabaka is a town and seat of the Municipality of Meteora in the Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece.

Meteora

Meteora is hands down one of the most impressive regions in Greece! Located on the northern side of Greece.

Mycenae

Mycenae (Ancient Greek: Μυκῆναι) is an archaeological site near Mykines in Argolis, north-eastern Peloponnese, Greece.

Nafplion

Nafplion is a beauty, maybe the most romantic place in Greece. It was captured by many civilizations. It is situated on the Argolic Gulf.

Olympia

Home of the ancient Olympic Games, and site of the Statue of Zeus, which had been ranked as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Patras

The third largest city in Greece, Patra owes most of its tourist development to the busy port that serves ferries.

Thermopylae

Thermopylae is a place in Greece where a narrow coastal passage existed in antiquity. It derives its name from its hot sulphur springs.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

3-4 Star Hotels

Transportation

Air-conditioned, modern coach or mini-bus.

Meals

7 Breakfasts

Tour Guiding

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

Free Wifi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi ( where available )

Orientation Walk

Orientation Walks at the cities.

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement needs only be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. The supplement must be paid in addition to the tour fee. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.
Don’t forget to use the promo code SUMMER10TT at checkout to get your 10% extra discount, adding up to 50% off!
Don’t forget to use the promo code SUMMER10TT at checkout to get your 10% extra discount, adding up to 50% off!

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Budgeting for This Tour

Whether you prefer to shop at markets, boutiques or retail malls – Greece has it all! This popular tourist destination provides travellers with an abundance of options for purchasing timeless souvenirs to reminisce on their trip. While traditionally haggling was once commonplace across Greece, tourism has now brought standardisation to pricing, meaning shoppers can score themselves beautiful Greek handicrafts without the tiresome back and forth of bargaining.
Kompoloi : The Kompoloi, or worry beads, are a staple in Greek tradition, made from a strong of resin beads tied together with string so they can be turned through your fingers as you ponder life. They make for a fantastic souvenir for friends or family as they’re sold all over the country and provide a slice of ancient Greek tradition.
Mati Talisman: The Evil Eye Talisman, called Mati in Greek, is integral to Greek culture and folklore. The Mati eye is considered to protect its user and their family from evil spirits and jealousy. You’ll find it all over the country from souvenir stands to jewellery stores. Prices for a glass Mati charm start at approximately 3 USD.
Ouzo: Popular since the 14th century when Greek monks began to drink the potent substance, Ouzo is an Anise-flavoured, local liquor which can be purchased all over Greece for very cheap! A 7cl bottle of good quality Ouzo starts at about 15 USD.
Greece’s currency is the Euro (EUR / €) and credit or debit cards are accepted across all major Islands. However, on the smaller Islanders cash remains king! While every traveller's spending habits may differ slightly, we have estimated the average daily expenses to help with budgeting for your next trip. Here you will find the average cost for a meal or drink and advice for best practice in tipping.
Meals Lunch at restaurant US$ 10-15 Dinner at restaurant US$ 15-20 Sandwich at a stall US$ 3-5 Crepes US$ 1-2
Drinks Bottle of water US$ 0.6 Coffee US$ 3-4 Tea US$ 1-2 Bottle of beer US$ 4-6
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Accommodation

PRESIDENT HOTEL
Athens
4 Star

Located in the center of Athens and 500 m from Panormou Metro Station, President Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a beautiful rooftop terrace with a swimming pool.

GRAND METEORA HOTEL
Kalambaka
4 Star

Hotel is located at the foot of Meteora, in the heart of the Thessaly plain. It is the most imposing and impressing accommodation in the area, next to the picturesque village of Kastraki.

AMALIA HOTEL DELPHI
Delphi
4 Star

Amalia Hotel Delphi has an exquisite location at the foot of mount Parnassus. The hotel offer panoramic view to the green valley, all the way to the sea, the town of Itea and the town of Galaxidi.

AMALIA HOTEL NAFPLION
Nafplio
4 Star

Amalia Hotel Nafplio is situated right at the entrance of Nafplion town, 2,5 km. from its center. It was built with respect to the town’s culture and architecture.It has 170 rooms.

AMALIA HOTEL OLYMPIA
Olympia
4 Star

Amalia Hotel Olympia is built in a unique location that combines the energy, the aura and the serenity of Ancient Olympia, in a beautiful green landscape filled with olive trees.

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Athens
PRESIDENT HOTEL
4 Star
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Kalambaka
GRAND METEORA HOTEL
4 Star
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Delphi
AMALIA HOTEL DELPHI
4 Star
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Nafplio
AMALIA HOTEL NAFPLION
4 Star
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Olympia
AMALIA HOTEL OLYMPIA
4 Star

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Experience the best highlights of Greece’s mainland on this 8-day adventure uncovering the beauty, countless monuments and ancient artefacts across the mainland.
  • Stay in hand-picked and stylish 4 and 3-star hotels with breakfasts included.
  • Kick start your adventure in the capital city Athens with a city tour to the historical and cultural highlights including a visit to the famed Acropolis and Parthenon.
  • Delve deep into the history and culture of ancient cities Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus.
  • Soak up the mythology and incredible sights of Olympia such as the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus.
  • Explore the ancient home of Oracle of Delphi before heading to the otherworldly landscapes and floating monasteries of Meteora and completing your journey with a scenic drive back to Athens.
  • Enjoy plenty of free time in the evenings to sample delicious Greek cuisine, relax in comfort and hang out with your new travel mates.
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