Athens Mythology

5 Days

Under the sky of Attica, it is sure that you will be amazed by the Acropolis and the Parthenon, the great creations of the golden age, and you ‘ll feel the unique charm of the New Acropolis Museum, one of the greatest in the world. Enjoy activities, local specialties of Greek cuisine, shopping and nightlife.

Departure Departure Hotel Double Bed Price Per Person Meals Single Bed Price Per Person
14 Apr 2023 Athens 4*, 3* 789$ Breakfast included 769$
21 Apr 2023 Athens 4*, 3* 789$ Breakfast included 769$
28 Apr 2023 Athens 4*, 3* 789$ Breakfast included 769$
5 May 2023 Athens 4*, 3* 619$ Breakfast included 819$

Itinerary

Arrival at Athens airport - Reception by our assistant and transfer by luxurious car to the center of Athens - Check in at your hotel in Athens or Glyfada.

For tonight we propose you an optional tour. Athens by night. Your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city center and on the slopes of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and take photos of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, will bring you at a typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner and live Greek music.

After your breakfast we will start the tour around the sites of Athens. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). 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 harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. The evening is free. We recommend to take a tour to enjoy the beautiful sunset in Cape Sounion.

After breakfast we will take the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop for photos). Continue with a visit the Theatre of Epidaurus famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion (short stop) and drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological site and the tomb of Agamemnon. Lunch during the visit.
Overnight in Athens.

After breakfast we will drive towards Delphi.
Layers of myth and history enhance the natural magnificence of Delphi. It is told that Zeus sent two eagles in opposite directions to determine the fulcrum of all existence. When they met at Delphi, he proclaimed it the “navel of the world”. Tradition also relates that at Delphi a sanctuary existed, dedicated to Mother Earth and guarded by the dragon Python. Apollo, disguised as a dolphin, arrived at Kirra, Delphi’s port, killed the dragon and founded his own sanctuary in its place, the Temple of Apollo.

The Delphic oracle was an important spiritual and religious centre from the 6th century BC to the 4th century AD and rewarded the god-fearing with credible, if ambiguous, prophecies. Ancient pilgrims expressed their gratitude in the form of dozens of magnificent offerings that came to light during excavations. Like a worshipper in ancient times, you’ll walk up the Sacred Way to the majestic Temple of Apollo, which was decorated by Athenian sculptors. Pythia issued her prophecies from its inner sanctum. The temple is surrounded by monuments dedicated to the ancient Greek city-states, leaders and ordinary people and the whole place still exudes a unique energy. Stand before it and look carefully at the ruins. They date from a temple built in 330 BC on the foundations of an earlier Doric temple erected in 505 BC. North of the sanctuary you’ll find the theatre, where music and drama contests were held. Walk even higher and you’ll come to the Stadium, where the Pythian Games took place.
Lunch during the visit. On the way back we will make a short stop in the village of Arachova.
Overnight in Athens

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Airport for the departure flight back home.

Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 4 nights accomodation at a 4* hotel with breakfast
  • Athens City Tour
  • Argolis Tour
  • Delphi Tour

Cost Excludes

  • City tax
  • Personal expenses (meals, drinks, tips)
  • Optional excursions and visits
  • Entrances
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the included section

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Athens Mythology
From $539
/ Adult

Trip Facts

  • 007
  • Leisure Travel
  • Athens
  • Delphi
  • April 14th to October 6th
  • Min 2
  • 4*, 3*
  • Yes - for included sightseeing
  • Breakfast: 4
  • Athens - Argolis -Delphi
  • Greece
  • 12
  • 75

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