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Cox & Kings Classical Greece
Cox & Kings Classical Greece
Greece is one of the most popular summer destinations in Europe and is widely considered to be the birthplace of modern democracy. Cox and Kings take you on a fabulous journey around Greece where you will visit Olympia, Mycenå and Dephi. You will also be able to soak up the sun and watch the sunset from the Corinth Canal.
Stay in 4- and 5-star characterful hotels
Comprehensive programme of tours to classical sites, including Delphi, Mycenae and Olympia
Included visits to the Unesco site of Tiryns and Corinth
Listen to the magnificent acoustics of the Epidaurus theatre
Entrance fees included
Small group size - maximum 26 people
International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
UK departure and overseas airport taxes
Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
Cox & Kings Classical Greece Itinerary
Day 1 – To Athens
Morning flight from London Heathrow to Athens with Aegean Airlines. Transfer to the Titania Hotel or similar for 2 nights.
Day 2 – Athens
Morning tour of Athens, including Constitution square, Hadrian's Arch, the Presidential Palace and the Panathenaic stadium, where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held. Continue to the Acropolis to view the Parthenon and visit the Acropolis museum. Afternoon at leisure or optional tour to Cape Sounion to view the Temple of Poseidon. Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 3 – To Olympia
Morning drive to the ancient theatre at Epidaurus, via a stop at the Corinth Canal. Continue to Mycenå, the seat of King Agamemnon who led the Greek armies against Troy. Considered one of the best archÅological sites in Greece, explore the ruined city, including visits to Lion's Gate, the city walls and the royal tombs. Afternoon drive to Olympia, via Nauplion, to view the Palamidi Fortress. Stay 1 night at Best Western Hotel Europa. Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner.
Day 4 – To Arachova
Morning tour of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Visit the temples dedicated to Zeus and Hera, the first Olympic stadium and the archÅological museum. Continue to Arachova and stay 1 night at the Amalia Hotel. Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner.
Day 5 – To Kalambaka
Morning tour of the Escorted Group Tour or Private Journey • 7 Days / 6 Nights from £995 supe rior tour Classica l Greece greece tour Unesco world heritage site of Delphi. Visit the Temple of Apollo, the treasure of the Athenians and the museum, home to an impressive collection of ancient Greek sculptures. In the afternoon, drive to Kalambaka. Stay overnight at the Amalia Hotel. Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner.
Day 6 – To Athens
Morning tour of Meteora and the six striking monasteries built on rock formations. Dating from the 14th century, they are a fine example of Byzantine construction. Visit two monasteries: the Big Meteoro and its museum, and Agios Stephanos. Afternoon drive to Athens, via ThermopylÅ, where the 300 Spartans fought against the Persian empire of King Xerxes. Stay 1 night at the Titania Hotel or similar. Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 7 – To London
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London. Meals Included: Breakfast.
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