The Nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites Of Southern Greece - Athens

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Pick up from your central Athens hotel. Pickup from other Athens hotels upon prior arrangement with the local service provider.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Greece is home to seventeen UNESCO World Heritage sites, of which more than half are in the Peloponnese and southern Greece. This thrilling, enlightening and instructive programme will take us to the following illustrious examples of architecture, history and civilisation: The world-renowned theatre and Asclepium of Epidaurus The megalithic citadel of Tiryns, legendary birthplace of hero and demi-god Heracles Fabled Mycenae The Byzantine castle and citadel of Mystras The temple of Apollo Epicurius by Iktinos, designer of the Parthenon, perched on a remote mountain-top Olympia, cradle of the Olympic Games in 776 BC The sacred city and oracle of Delphi The Byzantine monastery of Hossios Loucas The Acropolis of Athens

Know More about this tour

This fabulous tour combines a pleiad of singular characteristics for which Greece is renowned - illustrious history, architecture and archaeology, wonderful and varied nature and fantastic cuisine.

The tour is offered in October, a perfect month where the weather is mild without the excessive summer heat and the sites are less crowded. Nature is resplendent in autumn and the natural lighting perfect for photography.

The group is accompanied by an expert leader who is a native English speaker. Transport is by air-conditioned car or coach, accommodation is at specially-selected, European standard high-class city and country hotels, bed and breakfast basis double sharing, whilst the price also includes daily lunch and the welcome dinner, Athens airport transfers, bottled mineral water and museum / archaeological site entrance fees.

Itinerary

Day 1: Corinth Canal, Palaia Epidaurus, Ancient Epidaurus, Nafplio

Day 2: The Mycenaean citadel of Tiryns and the renowned city of Mycenae

Day 3: Mystras and Sparta

Day 4: Apollo Epicurius at Vassae and Ancient Olympia

Day 5: Ancient Olympia

Day 6: Galaxidi

Day 7: Delphi

Day 8: Hossios Loukas

Day 9: The Acropolis of Athens and the New Acropolis Museum

Inclusions

  • 9 nights accommodation basis double sharing, bed and breakfast
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums
  • Local taxes
  • 9 meals (lunches or dinners depending on the day) total
  • Welcome dinner
  • Bottled mineral water during the tours

Exclusions

  • Driver and tour leader gratuities (optional)
  • Travel to and from Greece
  • Airport transfers

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Comfortable walking shoes a must

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