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Athens, Greece

Acropolis

Parthenon

Athens, Greece

Mediterranean magic and the Island of Greece. Greek legacy is known for Philosophy, Mathematics, Literature, Sports. From the sheer amount of possibilities, your trip needs a well-organized itinerary which we are happy to provide. From sun-bleached ruins laying under blue skies to balmy Aegean Islands along an endless coastline, you can experience culture alive with exquisite cuisine, music that will ignite your passion and thrill-seeking activities. Greece is waiting for you!

Established

3000 BC

Population

664,046

Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

  • Round trip transportation

  • 6 Night hotel accommodations at a student-friendly hotel

  • Breakfast served daily at your hotel

  • 2 Group lunches

  • 4 Group dinners

  • Admission to Acropolis

  • Admission to Parthenon

  • Admission to Temple of Athena Nike

  • Visit to Delos and Rhenia Islands

  • Visit to Olympia

  • Visit to Delphi

  • Visit to Mykonos

  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance Upon Request

  • A-Z Travel Tour Manager

  • Free chaperone spaces based upon the number of paying passengers.

  • All taxes and fees for above listed inclusions

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Day 1

Morning: Departure and flight to Athens.

Afternoon: Welcome! Arrival in Athens airport where you will meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in and freshen up.

Evening: Enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 2

Morning: After breakfast you will start your day by visiting the famous Acropolis and other monuments such as the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike. Visit the summit of the Acropolis where you can take in the breathtaking views of Athens. Learn new facts about these ancient monuments.

Afternoon: After lunch you will have the rest of the day to take in Athens on your own. Walk the zigzag street, take in Psiri street art and intriguing scents of the city.

Evening: Dinner will be on your own and there is so much to choose from – Greek cuisine will make your mouth water. Try Mousaka, Fasolatha or traditional Souvlaki.

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Day 3

Enjoy breakfast and afterwards meet your tour guide.

Today you will travel to Mykonos where your group will spend the night.

Mykonos is Greece´s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. “According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules.”

Afternoon: After a ferry ride, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and stroll around the city’s narrow marble streets and admire whitewashed houses with colorful doors and window frames. Visit the Panayia Paraportiani church, castle and absorb the sights and scents of bougainvillea trees in purple bloom.

Evening: Find a lovely local restaurant and enjoy dinner on your own! Late return to hotel to rest before a fun day and trip to Delos and Rhenia islands by boat!

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Day 4

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel in Mykonos and depart for an adventurous boat trip to the ancient island of Delos. Visit the Rhenia Islands and swim in the great blue sea.

Afternoon: Boat trip continued…You will enjoy a traditional Greek barbecue on board. Visit an archaeological area of Delos island and sail around Mykonos.

Evening: After the boat trip you will return to Athens and take time to rest and have a late dinner on your own.

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Day 5

Morning: After breakfast, your group has an option for a free day in Athens or a full day excursion to Olympia.

The site of Olympia, in a valley in the Peloponnesus, has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Olympia became a center of worship for Zeus. Altis – the sanctuary to the gods – houses the highest concentration of masterpieces from the ancient Greek world. In addition, there are remains of all the sports structures built for the Olympic games which were held in Olympia every four years starting 766 B.C.

Afternoon: Relax with lunch and continue exploring the village of Olympia.

Evening: You will stop for a dinner on the way back from Olympia. Enjoy the evening and rest before your trip to Delphi – the home of Gods.

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Day 6

Morning: After breakfast, the group will depart for an excursion to Delphi -known in ancient history as the center of the world. It was home to the Oracle of Delphi.  Explore hilltop museums and ruins as well as amphitheater and the famous Temple of Apollo.

Afternoon: Delphi tour continued… Enjoy lunch on your own and continue immersing yourself in the treasures of Delphi – visit the magnificent Athena Pronaia Sanctuary and pass by the village of Arachova for beautiful photos.

Evening: After returning from Delphi, your group will meet for a farewell dinner and time to stroll the city before going back home in the morning.

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Day 7

Morning: After breakfast and check out, your group will depart for the Airport! Safe travels back home!

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