Arrival at Athens International Airport, meet & greet by our professional assistant and transfer to your hotel for check in. Free time and at the indicated time (about 19.30 hrs) meet at the lobby of the hotel with our assistant and departure for the Athens by night.
Your evening begins with short panoramic drive through the city center and the slope of the sacred hill. You will be able to see Acropolis illuminated. Continue to Piraeus, the greatest European port and one of the greatest ports of the world in terms of passenger traffic and finally the tour will end at a nice traditional restaurant in Plaka area the old city of Athens.
You will enjoy the dinner with delicious Greek cuisine and the folkloric show.
Return to your hotel for overnight.
After your breakfast, depart at indicated time for your Athens Sightseeing tour including the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Our expert guide will take you to see the centre of the city, the Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National library. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and have a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally the famous Parthenon. Your first taste of Athens would not be complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural building where, at last, the statues have found their home and admire the wonders and architectural masterpieces of the classical era.
Lunch at local restaurant in the center of Athens and return to your hotel at about 16.00 hrs . Remaining of your day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Athens .
Enjoy your breakfast and the indicated time departure for the cultural full day tour to Delphie.
Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus – Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos” (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the
Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch at local restaurant in the village of Delphi, return to Athens . Arrival in Athens at about 19:00 hrs in the evening.
Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
Early breakfast. Meet at the lobby with our escort and transfer to the the Port .
Departure at 08.15 a.m. heading to the three beautiful islands of the Saronic Gulf. After departure, our guide and the hostesses will ask you to assemble in one of the main lounges of the ship to get acquainted and to give you all the information concerning the ship, the program of the cruise and the islands and to make sure you will have a to have a pleasant day. Hydra The favorite island of the jet set, whose old traditional beautiful stone houses and mansions silently witness to a long and turbulent story. The small narrow stone paved streets await you to explore them on foot or by the island’s traditional “vehicle” the saddled donkeys… captivating walks along the old seaside promenade crystal clear waters, radiant fine craft shops and the beauty of Hydra will conquer you! Our stay in Hydra is about 2 hours. Poros Although it is the smallest of the three islands that we visit, its attraction is the narrow strait offering a most enchanting view of the town of Poros. Our stay in Poros is about 1 hour. Aegina The largest of the three islands. Apart from its harbor, we suggest the excursions to the Temple of Afea (archeological site) or the Church of Saint Nektarios, whose relics are display.
Buffet lunch on board.
Return in Athens in the evening at about 19.30 hrs . Transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
After breakfast, enjoy your free morning at leisure to explore Athens. Meet at the lobby of the hotel with our professional guide at about 13.30 hrs and departure for the lunch at the coastal area of Sounion. Enjoy your lunch by the sea and then visit , Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
Return to your hotel at about 19.30 hrs . Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight at your hotel in Athens.
Breakfast and free day in Athens. Visit Plaka, the oldest district of Athens, located under the Acropolis, the only district a visitor may see the Greek capital as it was 100 years ago. The part of Plaka towards the Acropolis is named Anafiotika, with buildings that have a Cycladic architectural style. After World War II all buildings in Plaka district have been characterized as architectural monuments. There are numerous museums, cafes, restaurants in the area. We suggest as well the area of kolonaki upmarket district. As one of the capital’s leading shopping areas, it includes a number of high-end boutiques from young adult to casual fashion to prestigious haute couture from Greek and international designers. One of its main shopping streets, Voukourestiou Street, is now known for its jewellery.
Overnight at your hotel in Athens.
After breakfast, departure transfer at indicated time for the Athens International Airport, embarkation at your departure flight.