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4-Day Greece Highlights Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora

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    Day 1: Athens - Corinth Canal - Epidaurus - Mycenae - Olympia

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece
    Depart from Athens for the strategically Corinth Canal (short stop).
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52 Greece
    Drive to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece
    Proceed to Nauplia (short stop) and through the plain of Argos arrive at Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs), depart for Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games.
    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 2: Olympia - Delphi

    Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olympia, Olympia 27065 Greece
    Visit the Olympia archaeological site featuring the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the stadium, and the archaeological museum.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Pass By: Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), Antirrio Greece
    Depart via Patras (short stop) to Rion, and cross the Corinthian Bay by bridge to Antirion. Pass by the city of Nafpakros and, from there, continue along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the 'navel of the world.' In the afternoon, visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 3: Delphi - Kalambaka

    Stop At: Temple of Apollo, Delphi Greece
    Rise early and visit the archaeological site of Delphi, one of the most important archaeological treasures, also listed as a UNESCO world Heritage site.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum, Ethniki Odos Amfissas - Livadias, Delphi 330 54 Greece
    Head inside the Delphi museum and encounter numerous artifacts and relics that date back to 15th century BC.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    Depart for Kalambaka, a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries (short stop by Lamia). Overnight in Kalambaka.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 4: Kalambaka - Meteora - Athens

    Stop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the breathtaking Byzantine Monasteries. This UNESCO world Heritage site is home for more than 20 rock monasteries. Discover the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of this area.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Leonidas Monument, Lamia, Thermopylae 350 09 Greece
    Return to Athens, passing the heroic monument of Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae. Return to Athens late in the afternoon.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Athanasiou Diakou 26, Athina 117 43, Greece

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary pick up/drop off service from/to Athens centrally located hotels.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Hotel accommodation (A class / T class)
    • Professional and licensed guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned luxury bus
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected hotels)
    • Free Wi-Fi at hotels and coaches
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Apollo
    • Entry/Admission - Delphi Archaeological Museum
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel accomodation tax
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts.
    • Please note that from 1/1/2018, a new hotel accommodation tax has been applied and should be paid directly in hotels as following: 5* hotels - 4 Euro per room/per night, 4* hotels - 3 Euro per room/per night, 3* hotels - 1.5 Euro per room/per night.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our guide Stavros was excellent where he took a lot of effort to explain in detail the history of each site. Also Zachary is a very good driver navigating the small mountainous roads especially around Meteora. The hotels were fine, value for money.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Asela123
    Reviewed 30 July 2019

    This tour was hands down the highlight of my two-week trip to Greece. I really had a great time touring the mainland and listening to the guide's very thorough and interesting explanations every step of the way. Mariana Tsigaridou was the tour guide, a native...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank zreecespieces
    Dimitris B, General Manager at Key Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

    Dear Guest, Thank you so much for ranking the 4 Day Classical Greece with 5 stars and for your precious time to send us your amazing review. I am so happy to hear that you really had a great time touring the mainland and listening...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2019

    It was well organized and the information was interesting. The guide provided information on history, mythology and the current events. The guide went out of her way to meet the needs of the people on the tour. She attempted to make sure special dietary needs...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank tzionat
    Dimitris B, General Manager at Key Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

    Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your precious time to send us your review and I am so happy to notice you ranking with 5 stars our 4-Day Classical Greece Tour with Key Tours. It is wonderful for me to know that you found...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    Absolute joy, just ticked every box, would say go with the First Class accomodation. We chose standard class, the Astey Olympia hotel is amazing and worth a stay on its own. The sites are breathtaking, do yourself a favour and chose the 4 day as...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Tom B
    Dimitris B, General Manager at Key Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Dear Guest, I am so delighted to hear you mentioning that the 4 Classical Greece Tour with Key Tours was an absolute joy, the sites breathtaking, bus comfort awesome, bus driver the best and your expert guide was amazing. Nice to know that your your...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

    Our guide Katia was very knowledgeable and managed our groups well! Kudos to her, we enjoyed our trip alot! Hotels chosen were ok, but our stay at Delphi Palace had the best view but lousy food... The stay at Olympia Neda hotel was bad, food...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Raymond T
    Dimitris B, General Manager at Key Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2019

    Dear Guest, I really appreciate your 5 stars review for our 4 days classical tour. I am so glad to hear that our guide, Katia, was so knowledgeable and managed well your group. I will directly transfer to her your kind comment the soonest possible....More

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