CLASSICAL GREECE & METEORA + RESORT HOTEL ON EVIA ISLAND

Itinerary: ( 10 days/ 9 nights) arrival by boat. Your bus – Half board basis

In Evia stay in Hotel Club Palmariva. For more information www.palmariva.gr

1st day – Arrival at Patras port, meet with our guide and departure for Olympia, ancient sanctuary and birthplace of the Olympic Games. Lunch (not included). In the afternoon visit of the archeological site with the Sanctuary of Zeus, the Workshop of Fidias, the Stadium and the local museum. Accommodation at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
2nd day – Breakfast and departure for Sparta, famous rival of ancient Athens. Lunch (not included). In the afternoon visit of Mystras, the last byzantine capital known for its churches and for its impregnable position . Transfer to Tolo, accommodation at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
3rd day – Breakfast and departure for Argolis. Stop at Mycene and visit of the Atreus Treasure, the Palace, the Lions Gate and the famous Royal Tombs, among which the one considered to belong to king Agamemnon. Lunch (not included). In the afternoon visit of the archeological site of Epidaurus and its famous theatre. Transfer to Athens after having stopped at the Corinth Canal. Accommodation at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
4th day - Breakfast and departure for the guided visit of Athens and Acropolis. Panoramic tour by bus passing in front of the most important monuments and squares: Constitution Square, The Parliament, The unknown Soldier, the National Library, Omonia Square, Adrian’s Arch etc. Lunch (not included). In the afternoon excursion to Cape Sounion, along the coast, for the visit of Poseidon’s Temple, the god of the Sea. Transfer to Evia island and accommodation at club Palmariva. Dinner and overnight.
5th – 8th day – Days at leisure for water sport activities. Half board in hotel.
9th day – Breakfast and departure for Delfi. Visit of the archeological site that housed the famous oracle, and the museum known for its unique pieces. Lunch (not included). In the afternoon transfer to Kalambaka, passing through the rich plains of Thessaly. Accommodation at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
10th day - Breakfast and visit of the monasteries of Meteora. Their construction started the XIV° century on the top of the unique geological formations. They guard precious masterpieces of the Byzantine art. Lunch (not included). In the afternoon departure to Igoumenitsa passing by the mountain village of Metsovo and the lake of Ioannina. In the evening arrival at Igoumenitsa. Imbarcation on the boat towards Italy.

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