Classic Greece

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Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greece in premium comfort. Uncover the beauty of the ‘cradle of Western civilization’ in countless monuments and artefacts across the mainland, perfectly blending in with the modern Greek lifestyle. Sample the fine Greek cuisine while traveling in exquisite style. Discover all the epic sights while forming authentic connections with the local culture, from Athens to Corinth, Nafplion, Olympia, Patras, Delphi and Meteora. Each stop will provide a unique travel experience preserving a stunning cultural heritage.

Highlights
  • Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greece in premium comfort.
  • Uncover the beauty of the ‘cradle of Western civilization’ in countless monuments and artefacts across the mainland, perfectly blending in with the modern Greek lifestyle.
  • Sample the fine Greek cuisine while traveling in exquisite style.
  • Discover all the epic sights while forming authentic connections with the local culture, from Athens to Corinth, Nafplion, Olympia, Patras, Delphi and Meteora.
  • Each stop will provide a unique travel experience preserving a stunning cultural heritage.
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Local Payment: £0
Destinations
  • Europe
  • Athens
  • Greece
Tour Types
  • Museum
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Cultural
  • History
  • Ruins-Archaeology
  • Theatre
  • Small Group
  • 50 plus
  • Couples
  • Family-Kids
  • Singles

Location: Athens

Meet the unparalleled cultural heritage of ancient Greece on an epic adventure in comfort and style.<br/><br/>  Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a Ciconia representative at the airport.<br/><br/> In the afternoon, join the welcome meeting at the hotel lobby with your fellow travellers and Tour Director.<br/><br/> Greet the sophisticated and delicious Greek cuisine tonight on a group dinner, make sure to leave room for amazing desserts.<br/><br/> Hotel: Divani Caravel Hotel 5* Optional Experiences: Group Dinner Meals: No

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Location: CityTour Athens

Journey to the depths of ancient Greece as we embark on a comprehensive city tour of the cradle of western civilization with our expert guide.<br/><br/> Soak in unique sights such as the world-famous Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, the Royal Palace, Temple of Zeus and Agora, and follow the footsteps of Socrates and Plato.<br/><br/> Visit historic sites as Hadrian's Arch and commemorate the first ever modern Olympics of 1896.<br/><br/> You will have personal leisure time in the afternoon to continue your in-depth discovery, stroll the modern vibrant squares, and savour the best local souvlaki or perhaps even ouzo.<br/><br/> Hotel: Divani Caravel Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Athens City Tour

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Location: Athens, Corinth, Archaeological site of Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplion

After a delicious Greek breakfast, we depart towards Corinth on a picturesque journey.<br/><br/> Upon arrival, join our local expert as we explore an ancient city of immense historical value.<br/><br/> Follow yout Travel Director through the great Greek kingdom of Mycenae and its many wonders including the Beehive Tombs, the Lion Gate and famous Agamemnon's Royal Palace.<br/><br/> The final highlight of the day will be Epidaurus, home to the ancient theatre and Sanctuary of Asclepius – whose snake-coiled staff has inspired the symbol of medicine to this day.<br/><br/> Finish off a full day's cultural adventure in comfort at our hotel in Nafplion, a charming Venetian town.<br/><br/> We'll dine and have a recharging rest at the hotel tonight.<br/><br/> Hotel: Amphitryon Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus

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Location: Nafplion, Olympia

After breakfast, uncover Nafplion on a city tour with your guide.<br/><br/> Visit an olive mill to connect with the locals and taste the famously delicious Greek olives.<br/><br/> In the afternoon, drive through the scenic Arcadia Mountains towards ancient Olympia, where the first Olympics ever was held in 8th century BC.<br/><br/> Hotel: Arty Grand Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Nafplion City Tour, Olive Mill Visit

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Location: Olympia, Patras, Delphi

Following a delicious Greek breakfast, join our local expert with your Travel Director as we delve into ancient history.<br/><br/> Soak in the marvellous mythology and incredible sights as the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus.<br/><br/> Drive along the charming coastline towards the vibrant city of Patras, the regional capital of Western Greece.<br/><br/> Cross inland to meet the glory and timeless legends of Delphi, where we spend overnight.<br/><br/> Hotel: Delphi Palace Hotel 4* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Olympia and Patras Sightseeing

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Location: Delphi, Thermopylae, Kalabaka

Follow the footsteps of ancient Greeks seeking the great wisdom of the Oracle of Delphi, one of the most important and powerful women of the classical world.<br/><br/> Giving advice to whom who seek it, the oracle has served its realm for a thousand years.<br/><br/> Continue to discover the impressive ruins of Temple of Apollo, and the statutes of athletes commemorating him with the Pythian Games.<br/><br/> Taking a scenic drive to in the afternoon, we arrive to the famous site of Spartan defence spearheaded by King Leonidas to stop Persian invaders.<br/><br/> Crossing the green fields of inland Greece through the Pouramaki Pass, we head towards the quaint village of Kalambaka.<br/><br/> Hotel: Divani Meteora Hotel 4* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Delphi Sightseeing

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Location: Kalabaka, Meteora, Athens

Our first stop will be the other-worldly monasteries of Meteora hanging beside massive boulders of rock as if floating in the air.<br/><br/> Discover the impressive UNESCO World Heritage site with an expert local guide, visiting the Eastern Orthodox monasteries.<br/><br/> On a long scenic drive across the Greek mainland back to Athens, we check into our hotel before dinner.<br/><br/> Savour the delicious local cuisine, sample some premium ouzo and commemorate your favourite moments from an incredible adventure.<br/><br/> Hotel: Divani Caravel Hotel 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Key Highlights: Meteora Sightseeing

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Location: Athens

Our marvellous Greece adventure comes to an end after breakfast.<br/><br/> Make sure to bid farewell to newfound friends and exchange numbers before checking-out of the hotel (at 11:00).<br/><br/> Complementary airport transfers are available all day, have a safe and smooth journey! Meals: Breakfast

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Included
  • 5 &amp; 4 Star Characteristic Hotels
    -Accommodation in authentic, comfortable and ideally located hotels.
  • Luxury Transportation
    -Deluxe air-conditioned coach.
  • Exceptional Authentic Dining
    -7 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners.
  • Travel Director
    -Local & Expert Travel Director throughout your trip.
  • Journey Highlights
    -Must see sights, hidden gems & authentic experiences. Find more details below and in the itinerary.
  • All Entrance Fees To All Sights
    -Entrance fees to all cultural, historical and natural sites on tour.
  • Private Airport Transfer
    -Complimentary private airport transfers on arrival and departure dates.
  • Baggage Handling
    -Seamless baggage handling, delivered to your room at every hotel.
  • All Tips, Taxes And Porterage Charges
    -Tips at the hotels and restaurants, all taxes and porterage fees.
  • Personal Radio Headsets
    -Personal radio headsets on tours with 8 or more guests.
  • Free Wi-Fi
    -Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

Not Included
  • Tipping and Gratuities
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  • Any flights
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  • Travel insurance
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  • Items of a personal nature
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  • Optional activities
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Ciconia Exclusive Journeys are simply dedicated to creating lifelong travel memories through unforgettable authentic – but never artificial – experiences.
Specialising in a select group of exotic destinations, Ciconia trips allow you to immerse in the local culture in premium comfort and style while travelling with a small group of 12 travellers at most.

While they aim to exceed your expectations from a stylish and authentic travel experience, they also aim to provide you with supreme value – in other words, the best price. 

Ciconia Exclusive Tours include top-class accommodation and services, all entrance fees, breakfasts & dinners, tips, porterage and more.

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Start:Athens
Finish:Athens
Group size:2 - 12
Suitable for: 10-90
Physical rating:Easy
Tour operated in: English
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