5 DAYS ATHENS DELPHI KALAMBAKA METEORA VERGINA THESSALONIKI TOUR

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Arrive at Athens International Airport and meet our professional driver who will transfer you to your hotel. It is your free day to explore and enjoy Athens on your own. You can join some of the optional excursions. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, we will start the tour of the city of Athens, visiting Syntagma Square - the centre of modern Athens and view the changing of the guard in front of the Parliament building. On the way to Acropolis, we will have a stop to the Panathenaic Stadium-made of white marble- where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. The impressive, work of Art, Stadium was the finish line of the Marathon Race of Athens 2004 Olympics. We will also see the Temple of Olympian Zeus - the largest Temple ever built in Greece. We will view the National Gardens, the Academy, the National Library, the University, and finally we will visit the most magnificent monument in the world - the Parthenon on the Acropolis. Then drive to Piraeus, Greece's main port and continue by the costal road to Kastella, a picturesque hill area overlooking the Mikrolimano yacht harbour, having the opportunity to see numerous restaurants and cafes by the sea. On the way to Mesoghia and the Winery, enjoy the journey through the southern suburbs of the city, along the coastal avenue of Athens riviera with its magnificent view to the sea. Arrive at the Winery* and enjoy the visit. Drive to Porto Rafti Area by the sea for a lunch. After the lunch, drive to McArthur Designer Outlet shopping village. In continue, we drive at a Pottery workshop to see the craft of making vases and the exhibition of different products. Afterwards, drive back to hotel, passing by the facilities of the Olympic Athletic Centre of Athens, where the majority of the athletic events were held during the 2004 Olympic Games. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, drive to Delphi. Visit the pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, where the oracle of Apollo spoke and was the site of the omphalos, the 'naval of the world'. Blending harmoniously with the superb landscape and changes with sacred meaning, Delphi in the 6th century BC, was indeed the religious centre and symbol of unity of the ancient Greek world. While at the site, visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum. Afterwards, lunch will be served at a nearby restaurant. Departure for Kalambaka, a small town stated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora gigantic rocks. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Meteora, famous for its impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, that contain priceless historical and religious treasures as well as exquisite specimens of Byzantine art, standing between earth and sky atop huge rocks. Once you finish visiting the monasteries proceed to Kalambaka for lunch. After the lunch, drive to Vergina, a small town in northern Greece near Veria, principal of the prefecture of Imathia. Visit the museum which was built to protect the tombs, and was inaugurated in 1993, to exhibit the artefacts and show the tumulus as it was before the excavations. Departure for Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Thessaloniki sightseeing tour the city of great historic importance and a crossed of so many civilizations and cultures. Begin the tour with a panoramic drive around the White Tower, the main landmarks of the city, the Galerius Arch, the Rotunda monument, the Old Town (Ano Poli) and the City Walks, from where you will have a marvellous view of Thessaloniki. Your professional expert guide will provide you with all the information about Thessaloniki’s history old and new as you look at these stately buildings. During the tour. There will be a short stop at Agios Demetrius Byzantine church which is the most important church of Thessaloniki for religious, historical and artistic reasons. The most famous and interesting part of the church, is underground ancient “Crypt”. After the tour, departure for the Bulgarian Borders (Promachonas).

Tour Includes

Arrival airport transfer from Athens International Airport 2 nights hotel in Athens 1 night hotel in Kalambaka 1 night hotel in Thessaloniki 4 open buffet breakfasts 3 local lunches during tours 4 local dinners at hotels Guided Athens Sightseeing Tour Guided Half All in One Panoramic Tour Guided Delphi Tour Guided Meteora Tour Guided Thessaloniki Sightseeing Tour All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach Departure transfer to Bulgarian Borders (Promachonas)

Tour Does Not Include

International Flights Insurance: All types Greece entry visa Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry Any other expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

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