ATHENS WALKING TOUR - DELPHI - ONE DAY CRUISE TO 3 ISLANDS
TAKE A 3000 YEARS TOUR UNTIL TODAY
Athens walking tour, a journey through 5000 years of history and mythology. Athens is a city where the past meets the present. The city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshipped by gods and people, the birthplace of democracy, the place where most of the wise men of ancient times lived and taught philosophy, art, theater, mathematics. The 5th century, the famous Golden Age of Pericles, was the time of its ultimate bloom, when moral values and civilization surpassed city limits and became the cradle of western civilization.
Delphi, Delphi city considered by the ancients Greeks to be the center (omphalos= navel) of the world and a religious center. Delphi is located on Mt. Parnassus near the Gulf of Corinth, 2,5 hrs from Athens. The sanctuary was home to the famous oracle of Apollo which gave cryptic predictions and guidance to both city-states and individuals
One Day Cruise to 3 Islands Aegina – Poros – Hydra will visit:
The beautiful island of Hydra which has inspired many artists such as Picasso and Sagale, N.Gkikas, L.Cohen. You can explore the island on foot or by the island’s traditional “vehicle” – the saddled donkey
Poros island, the smallest of the three, separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strait. You’ll have time at leisure in Poros to stroll around the small picturesque streets of the island’s town
Aegina island, famous for its pistachio produce. You can take an optional bus tour to the Temple of Afea which is the best preserved temple in Greece. It is also one of the 3 temples forming the famous “Sacred Triangle” of Greek antiquity.
Tour Code: ATH_04wcb
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Season: All the year round
Location: Athens city, Delphi, Aegina – Poros – Hydra islands
Style: Walking tour and cruise, History – Photography
- Athens sightseeing with Acropolis
- Three islands cruise Aegina, Poros, Hydra
- Transportation with Luxury car or minivan
- Experienced En speaking driver
- Hotels 3*, 4*, 5* or traditional guesthouses
- Meals Breakfast(B,_,_)
- Entrance fees to archeological sites and museums
- Official En speaking local guides
- One day cruise tickets
- Meet & Greet on the arrival at the airport
- Flight ticket
- Accommodation tax (0.5€ per day per room for guesthouses -1.5€ per day per room for 3* hotels – 3€ per day per room for 4* hotels – 4€ per day per room for 5* hotels) paid directly by the clients to hotel.
*All packages are flexible and dynamic for any changes according to any personal needs and desires upon request.
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Day 1: Athens arrival (_,_,_)
Upon arrival at Athens Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Athens. Rest of day is free on your own to explore this romantic city. In the afternoon walk (on your own – escort upon request) to Plaka, Athens old town and Monastiraki area and have dinner at a local tavern with souvlaki and shish Kebab dishes.
Day 2: Delphi Full Day (FD) guided excursion. (B,_,_)
Pickup from your hotel and drive to Delphi. Delphi city considered by the ancients Greeks to be the center of the world and a religious center. We’ll see the archeological site, Temple of Apollo, theater, market, the famous Omphalos( = navel of the earth), and finally the Delphi Museum with the amazing sculptures. Then short stop at Arachova traditional village and return to Athens. OPTIONAL Dinner at a local tavern with Greek dishes, wine and folklore show.
Day 3: Three island cruise. Poros – Aigina- Hydra (B,_,_)
Morning transfer to Piraeus port. Embark on boat for a full day cruise to 3 picturesque islands Aegina, Poros and Hydra, with lunch and show on board. Transfer to hotel. In the evening walk to Monastiraki and Psiri area and have a drink at one of the numerus bars of the area with Acropolis view.
Day 4: Walking Athens city tour with Acropolis – Departure (B,_,_)
We stroll through Syntagma Square, the Hellenic Parliament and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier with the Evzones, the Library of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, the Temple of Zeus, visit the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, the Roman Agora and the picturesque old town of Plaka, In the afternoon transfer to Athens airport to get your flight (after 16:00 hours) to your next destination.
Note: The Athens sightseeing tour can be done with private car of minivan.