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Ancient Greece

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  • Explore the highlights of Ancient Greece on this 7-night guided group holiday.
  • Split your time between two incredible Greek cities with 3 nights in Athens & 4 nights in Tolo.
  • Visit some of the most important sites in Ancient Greece with guided tours of Athens & Delphi.
  • Discover ancient cities dating all the way back to the 2nd millennia BC on a day trip to the Argolis region.
  • Take in the Greek coastline by water with a half day excursion to the Greek Island of Spetses via water taxi.
  • Enjoy plenty of leisure time in each location to explore at your own pace, with tips from your expert guide.

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Your Guided Group Holiday To Greece

Join us on a journey back in time to the land where civilization began on this magnificent 7-night holiday to Ancient Greece. One of the world’s oldest cities with a history spanning over 3,400 years, the Greek capital of Athens holds a multitude of ancient treasures and ruins ripe for exploration. We’ll wander through the awe-inspiring hilltop citadel of the Acropolis to admire the incredible Parthenon and the Erechtheion Temple, before visiting the famous ruins of Delphi on a full day excursion. Next, we’ll travel to the picturesque village of Tolo, located on a beautiful bay on the Peloponnese peninsula. From here, we’ll enjoy a full day exploring the Argolis region, visit the Byzantine fortress of Mystras, and take a trip to the island of Spetses.

Please Note: Some excursions on this holiday will involve walking on hilly terrain and uneven surfaces.

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Trip Itinerary

Moderate

Activity Level: Moderate

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Travel to Greece

Arrive in Athens

Upon arriving in Greece, you will be met our local representative in the airport, who will assist you in the transfer to your hotel.

At Leisure

Afternoon

Take the rest of the day to relax, unpack and get to know your hotel and its surroundings.

Athens

Half Day Guided Tour of Athens

Morning

Begin your Greek adventure with a half day guided sightseeing tour of Athens. Today you will see the breath-taking Acropolis, an ancient citadel perched on a hilltop overlooking the city. This wonderful settlement is home to the Parthenon, a beautiful Doric temple, and the Erechtheion, a temple dedicated to Poseidon. You will also see the Panathinaikos Stadium, host to the first modern Olympic Games.

At Leisure

Afternoon

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, to discover the city in your own time. Your guide will be delighted to suggest places of interest to you. For a taste of local tradition, visit the Parliament and see the changing of the guards that takes place every hour.

Delphi

Full Day Guided Excursion to Delphi

Full Day

Enjoy a full day excursion to the archaeological site of Delphi, a place said to be chosen by Zeus and the site of the Delphic oracle. At this magnificent place you'll see the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, dating back to the 4th century BC, and in the museum of Delphi you will see the impressive bronze Charioteer of Delphi, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinous. 

Transfer to Tolo

At Leisure

Morning

This morning, there will be free time to enjoy the charms of Athens at your own pace. Take a stroll through the atmospheric Plaka district and try a typical Greek coffee in one of the pavement cafes.

Travel to Tolo

Afternoon

In the afternoon, transfer to Tolo with a short stop at the Corinth Canal en route. This spectacular canal connects the Saronic Canal with the Gulf of Corinth, and is a most breathtaking sight.

Argolis Region

Guided Excursion to the Argolis Region

Full Day

Today there will be a full day guided excursion to the Argolis region, taking in Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplio. Mycenae was a Greek settlement in the second millennium BC, and is a fascinating place to explore. Epidaurus is another ancient city that will amaze you, while the pretty seaport of Nafplio will also impress, with its elegant Venetian houses and dazzling setting. Noted sights during this excursion include the Palace of Agamemnon, the Cyclopean Walls and the Epidaurus Amphitheatre.

Mystras

Visit the Fortress of Mystras

Full Day

Enjoy a full-day excursion to the Byzantine fortress of Mystras, which overlooks Sparta, origin and home to the famous Leonidas and his army of just 300 men. You will have free time to explore the area at leisure.

Spetses

Explore the Island of Spetses

Full Day

Today, set off on a half day excursion to the island of Spetses, by Sea Taxi. You will have time to relax and see the sights, before returning to Tolo in the afternoon.

Return Home

At Leisure

After breakfast at your hotel you will have time at leisure for some last minute shopping before being transferred to the airport.

Return Home From Greece

Transfer from your hotel to Athens Airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.

* Please note that the order of your excusions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

Customer Reviews

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Know before you go

Will I be met at the airport?

You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

What if there is an emergency?

We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

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