Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Athens - Mycenae - Olympia
An early departure from Athens takes you along the coastal road to the Corinth Canal. After a short stop, continue to the ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, built in 300 BC and renowned for its incredible acoustics. Afterwards you arrive at Mycenae, one of the earliest Greek civilisations, where you will visit an impressive archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Drive through the Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Magalopolis to Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games, where you will have dinner and overnight.

Stay at: Neda (3 star), Olympic Village (4 star) or similar
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Olympia - Delphi
After breakfast, join a morning tour of Olympia during which you will visit the first Olympic stadium, the spot where the modern Olympic torch is lit, Temple of Zeus and the Olympia Museum. In the afternoon you will drive through the plains of Iliad and Achaia and cross the magnificent bridge over the Corinthian Bay. After passing the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, you arrive at Delphi for dinner and overnight.

Stay at: Hotel Hermes (3 star), Hotel Olympic (3 star) or similar
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3 Delphi - Kalambaka
Delphi hosted the most important oracle in the classical world and was the major site for the worship of Apollo. Visit the Archaeological Site to explore the Temple of Apollo, the amphitheatre, the stadium and the Museum of Delphi. Then depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated close to the astonishing gigantic rocks of Meteora.

Stay at: Hotel Orfeas (3 star), Hotel Kaikis (3 star), Kosta Famissi Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4 Kalambaka - Athens
Today you will visit the monasteries of Meteora, perched atop sandstone rock pillars and representing fine examples of Byzantine art. As you depart Kalambaka, drive through Trikala, Lamia and Thermopylae, with a short stop to see Leonida's Monument, before arriving in Athens in the early evening.

Meals: Breakfast

  • 3 or 4 star hotel accommodation
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned coach
  • Shared arrival and departure transfers
  • Escorted by a professional multilingual Tour Manager
  • Services of local representatives

Exclusions: Room tax, gratuities and optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing & Entrances:
    Theatre of Epidaurus
    Mycenae Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon
    Archaeological Site of Olympia with the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum
    Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi