NORTHERN GREECE PACKAGE TOUR
Tour Code: CS- GRE10
Highlights: Athens- Olympia- Delphi- Kalambaka- Meteora- Thessaloniki- Kastoria- Edessa- Vergina
Departure Location: Athens
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Departure Dates: Please check the departure dates below
Regular Tour Price: $1235 per person in double occupancy (4 star hotels)
Day 1 Arrive Athens Airport
Meet and assist at International Athens Airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Athens
Day 2 Acropolis Tour
Breakfast in your hotel. In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel or near by spot and join a half-day guided tour of Athens, including also a guided visit of the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. After the end of the tour transfer back to your hotel for a free afternoon. Overnight in Athens
Day 3 Athens to Meteora via Delphi and Kalambaka
Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia region, passes by the towns of Thebes, Levadia and via the picturesque village of Arachova, arrives in Delphi. Visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum.
Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Overnight. (Dinner)
Day 4 Meteora – Thessaloniki
Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on the top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Depart from Kalambaka, drive through the plain of Thessaly and the valley of Tempi Arrive and visit the Archaeological Park of Dion. Admire also the gigantic figure of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece and home of the 12 Gods of Mythology. Depart for Thessaloniki, the second largest and the
most vibrant city in Greece. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Thessaloniki- Kastoria & Edessa- Thessaloniki
Depart in the morning for the Macedonian hinterland and the town of Kastoria, renown center of the for industry and also famous for its Lake and its 75 Byzantine churches. A Neolithic Lake Settlement 7000 years old was discovered here and you will be able to stroll through and admire the reconstruction of the village which represents the contemporary musicological concept. After Kastoria continue driving in the plateau of Western Macedonia and arrive in the picturesque town of Edessa. Here you can see the town’s famous landmark, the Waterfalls. Proceed to Pella, the capital of Alexander the Great. See the exquisite floor mosaics of the 4th century B.C. villas, in situ as well as in the local Museum. Return to Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 Thessaloniki
See in the morning the city that throughout the era of the Byzantine Empire was the “co-reigning” city, second in population and prestige only to Constantinople. Visit unique monuments and feel the glorious Byzantine past in some of the oldest and most characteristic churches of the Christian world as well as in
the Museum of Byzantine Culture, awarded with the Council of Europe’s Museum Prize for the year 2005. Rest of the day free, to enjoy time in the lively centre of the city. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Thessaloniki- Vergina- Athens
Drive to Vergina, to live the experience of a visit to the unique Museum, created in the Great Tumulus covering the royal tombs of Macedonia. See the astonishing findings from the tomb of King Philip II, Alexander’s father, and feel the thrill of the greatest discovery of the 20th century. After the visit we shall start driving south and through Thessaly, Lamia, Thermopylae (see the Leonida’s’ Monument) and Thebes. Arrive in Athens late in the afternoon.
Day 8 Departure
Breakfast in your hotel. Check out and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
|Departure Period||Per Person Double / Triple Occupancy||Single Supplement|
|April to September||$ 1235||$399|
DEPARTURE DATES 2017
|20 April 2017||11 May 2017||25 May 2017||8 June 2017|
|22 June 2017||20 July 2017||03 Sept 2017||14 Sept 2017|
|21 Sep 2017||28 Sept 2017|
Tour Price Includes:
- Pick up/ drop off at Athens Airport
- All transfers with luxury a/c coach, licensed guide, entrance fees,
- 3 Overnights in Athens with breakfast, 1 overnight in Kalambaka & 3 overnights in Thessaloniki with dinner & breakfast
Tour Price Excludes:
- Meals and drinks/ beverages that are not mentioned in the included services
- Tips (optional)
- Taxi night supplement in case of transfer required between (23pm- 06 am) as per $ 18 per way
- Any service that is not mentioned in the included services