The Emeralds of the Aegean Sea-Visiting the Famous Monasteries of Meteora (12 Days / 11 Nights)
Arrival in Athens: Every Monday Tour Features • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Athens. • Athens sightseeing tour. • 4 day Classical Tour with Meteora (A’ class hotels) on half board basis. • 4 day cruise to the Greek Islands and Turkey minimum inside cabin, all meals. • All transfers / Meeting and assistance. • Hotel taxes and service charges.
Day 1: Athens
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - Sunday, April 18, 2021
Upon arrival our friendly staff will transfer you to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 2: Athens
Sunday, April 18, 2021 - Monday, April 19, 2021
Morning city tour includes visit to the Acropolis. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 3: Athens
Monday, April 19, 2021 - Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Day at leisure.
Day 4: Athens - Olympia
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Departure for your 4 day Classical Tour.
Short stop in Corinth Canal visit the Theatre of Epidaurus then proceed to the town of Nauplion (short stop) drive to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through central Peloponnese. Overnight in Olympia.
Day 5: Olympia - Delphi
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - Thursday, April 22, 2021
Visit the Archaeological Site of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum.
Then drive to Delphi, overnight.
Day 6: Delphi - Kalambaka
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Friday, April 23, 2021
Visit the Archaeological Site and Museum of Delphi.Then drive for Kalambaka, overnight.
Day 7: Meteora - Athens
Friday, April 23, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
Visit Meteora the ageless monasteries and speciments of Byzantine art.
Early evening return to Athens.
Day 8: Athens - Piraeus - Myconos
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - Sunday, April 25, 2021
Our friendly staff will transfer you to Piraeus, to embark your luxury cruise ship. First port of call is the island of Myconos.
Day 9: Kusadasi - Patmos
Sunday, April 25, 2021 - Monday, April 26, 2021
First port of call is Kusadasi, with Ephessus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos with a monastery and the Grotto of St. John, where he lived and recorded the Book of Revelation.
Day 10: Rhodes
Monday, April 26, 2021 - Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Early morning on to the magnificent island of Rhodes, the medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos.
Day 11: Heraklion - Santorini
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - Wednesday, April 28, 2021
First port of call is Heraklion. The place of Knossos, the center of the Minoan Civilization. Continue in the afternoon to the most breath taking island, Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of the Atlantic.
Day 12: Piraeus
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - Thursday, April 29, 2021
Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.