7 Day Group Tour Greece with Shared Bus, Argolis, Olympia...
Are you interested in a multi-day organised group tour with shared bus in Greece? Book now our 7-day guided grand tour all over Greece with Shared bus and visit Ancient Greece, Mycenae, Ancient Epidaurus, the city of Nafplio, Ancient Olympia, Delphi, the Monasteries of Meteora, Vergina, Dion, Pella.....
and the romantic city of Thessaloniki! Start with Argolis and three must-see archaeological destinations, Epidaurus, Ancient Mycenae and Nafplio.
Visit ancient Olympia, the homeland of the first Olympic Games and the Oracle of Delphi that was regarded as the center of the world! Continue traveling in mainland Greece with a visit at the picturesque village of Arachova, where you can taste local products like formaela cheese.
Visit Meteora, the ageless monasteries that combine both historical and religious treasures, standing between Earth and Sky atop huge rocks. Tour in Macedonia, and visit Edessa, a city endowed with so many natural beauties and landscapes, famous for its waterfalls and Naousa, a site of exceptional beauty and importance, due to its landscape and the richness of water resources.
Enjoy your trip to the beautiful town of Veroia at Northwestern Greece, one of Paul’s beloved towns. Tour in the Ancient town of Vergina and the tomb of the king of Macedonia and father of Alexander the great, King Philip II! Visit Dion, the holy city of the Macedonians and Pella, the brilliant Hellenistic capital. Choose now one of our organized guided bus tours in Greece!
DAY 1: ATHENS - MYCENAE - EPIDAURUS - ANCIENT OLYMPIA:
After your breakfast the bus can pick you up from your hotel to leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidauros famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the Town of Nauplion (short stop) drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Arrive at Olympia, cradle of the ancient Olympic Games. (Dinner and overnight) http://artygrandhotel.gr
DAY 2: ANCIENT OLYMPIA - DELPHI:
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Ilia and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque Towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delph dinner and overnight. www.amaliahoteldelphi.gr
DAY 3: DELPHI - METEORA:
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of the Meteora, those gigantic rocks that rise steep from the plain of Thessaly. (Dinner and overnight in Meteora) www.amaliahotelkalambaka.gr
DAY 4: METEORA - THESSALONIKI:
Visit the Meteora: perched on top of huge rocks, which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Depart from Kalambaka, drive through the striking plain of Thessaly and the Valley of Tempi, and admire the gigantic figure of Mount Olympos, the highest mountain in Greece and home of the 12 Gods in Greek Mythology. Arrival at Thessaloniki,the second largest and the most vibrant city in Greece. (Dinner and overnight) www.mediterranean-palace.gr
DAY 5: THESSALONIKI:
In the morning visit the city that throughout the era of the Byzantine Empire was the "co-reigning" city, second in population and prestige only to Constantinople. Visit unique monuments and feel the glorious Byzantine past in some of the oldest and most characteristic churches of the Christian world as well as in the Museum of Byzantine Culture, awarded with the Council of Europe's Museum Prize for the year 2005. Rest of the day free, to enjoy time in the lively center of the city. (Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki) www.mediterranean-palace.gr
DAY 6: THESSALONIKI - VERGINA - THESSALONIKI:
Depart in the morning for a unique approach to historical Macedonia. First stop at picturesque Edessa where we see the town's famous landmark, the Waterfalls. Then proceed to Naoussa, to a site of exceptional beauty and importance: Aristotle's School, the picturesque site where the great philosopher taught ‘the doctrines of morals and politics' to Alexander the Great and the Macedonian youth. Then drive to Vergina (ancient Aigai), to live the experience of a visit to the unique Museum, created in the Great Tumulus covering the royal tombs of Macedonia. See the astonishing findings from the tomb of King Phillip II, Alexander's father, and feel the thrill of the greatest discovery of the 20th century. In only a few miles away is Veria (Biblical Beroea) to visit Saint Paul's Bema, and then stroll through the old Jewish neighborhood and the colourful market area. A walk in a city where past is present and around. Return to Thessaloniki. (Dinner and overnight) www.mediterranean-palace.gr
DAY 7: THESSALONIKI - PELLA- DION - ATHENS:
Drive to Pella, the capital of Alexander the Great. See the exquisite floor mosaics of the 4th century B.C. villas, in situ as well as in the new Museum. Then proceed and visit the Archaeological Park of Dion (sacred city of the Macedonians, at the foot of mountain Olympos). After the visit we shall start driving south and through Thessaly, Lamia, Thermopylae (see the Leonidas' Monument) and Thebes, arrive in Athens late in the afternoon.
Mycenae archaeological site
Ancient theater of Epidaurus
Olympia archaeological site & museum
Delphi site & museum
Monasteries of Meteora
City of Thessaloniki
Alexander the Great
City of Veria (Biblical Beroea) to visit Saint Paul's Bema
The Archaeological Park of Dion (sacred city of the Macedonians, at the foot of mountain Olympos)
English speaking Driver
Transportation with first class Shared Bus
Pick up & drop off from your hotel in Athens
6 Night's accommodation as follows:
1 Nights Accommodation in Nauplio
1 Nights Accommodation in Olympia
1 Nights Accommodation in Delphi
1 Nights Accommodation in Meteora
2 Nights Accommodation in Thessaloniki
Licensed tour guide
6 Dinners at teh hotel
Meals and personal expenes
Hotel City tax
DAYS OF OPERATION 2019: 18/04, 09/05, 23/05, 06/06, 20/06, 18/07, 08,08, 12/09, 19/09, 26/09
The 7 days Classical tour with bus cannot take palce on Winter perioed.
From terminal at 08.45 at center of Athens or from/to major hotel or specific check points and return approx. 19.30
We can offer you free of charge pickup & Drop of from your hotel downtown in Athens.
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.
Normally we are visiting Great Meteoro Monastey and St. Stefanos. Every Tuesday, we are visiting instead of Great Meteoro, Varlaam monastery.
For visits to the monasteries, and museum ladies are required to wear skirts and gentlemen need to be in long trousers.
First Class Luxury Bus
1,5 euros per room per day for 3-star hotels
3 euros per room per day for 4-star hotels
4 euros per room per day for 5 star hotels
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For any cancellation OR change between 39 days to 20 days prior the first day of arrival, cancellation fees equal to 50% of the total cost of program applies.
For any cancellation OR change within 19 days prior the first day of arrival and/or non shows, full cancellation fees applies – the total cost of the program.
A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to PRIVATE TOURS Greece.