Half Board (+1)
- 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.
- Includes 3 nights on a bed and breakfast basis, 4 nights on a half board basis.
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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.
Activity Level: Moderate
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.
Take the rest of the day to relax, unpack and get to know your hotel and its surroundings.
Half Day Guided Tour of Athens
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.
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.
Full Day Guided Excursion to Delphi
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
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
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.
Guided Excursion to the Argolis Region
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.
Visit the Fortress of Mystras
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.
Explore the Island of Spetses
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.
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.
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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