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
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - Thursday, June 17, 2021
Upon arrival our friendly staff will transfer you to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 2: Athens
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - Friday, June 18, 2021
Morning city tour includes visit to the Acropolis. Balance of day at leisure.
Day 3: Athens
Friday, June 18, 2021 - Saturday, June 19, 2021
Day at leisure.
Day 4: Athens - Olympia
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - Sunday, June 20, 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
Sunday, June 20, 2021 - Monday, June 21, 2021
Visit the Archaeological Site of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum.
Then drive to Delphi, overnight.
Day 6: Delphi - Kalambaka
Monday, June 21, 2021 - Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Visit the Archaeological Site and Museum of Delphi.Then drive for Kalambaka, overnight.
Day 7: Meteora - Athens
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Visit Meteora the ageless monasteries and speciments of Byzantine art.
Early evening return to Athens.
Day 8: Athens - Piraeus - Myconos
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - Thursday, June 24, 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
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 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
Friday, June 25, 2021 - Saturday, June 26, 2021
Early morning on to the magnificent island of Rhodes, the medieval city and the famous Acropolis of Lindos.
Day 11: Heraklion - Santorini
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - Sunday, June 27, 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
Sunday, June 27, 2021 - Monday, June 28, 2021
Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.