An excursion that includes four of the most significant sites of Greece
This 5 day tour takes you to some of the most popular highlites of Greece . The Site of Corinth famous for the writings of Apostle Paul . The awesome Canal of Corinth . The huge fortress built on a 1200 foot high hill The city of the Cyclops Mycenae made of giant blocks of stone . A theater considered a wonder of acoustics Seaside towns with Venetian fortresses The birthplace of The Olympic Games. The Oracle of Ancient Greece Delphi and the religious site of Meteora the monasteries built on top of 1000 foot rocks. If one loves hiking this is the right place The driving time between sites is about an hour. Lunch , coffee, ice cream breaks any time you want The driver gives you an overview of the Sites using photos and media systems. we arrange for boutique hotels in Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora
Day 1 -From Athens we cross the Canal of Corinth!! We visit Ancient Corinth where St. Paul preached. We drive to the mountaintop fortress of Acrocorinth!Visit Mycenae, The Theater of Epidauros, spend the night in Nafplion
Day-2 Our tour continues past rugged mountains to Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games where we spend the night in a four star family hotel.
On our third day we visit the Ancient Site with its unique Stadium, the Altar of The Olympic Flame and the Museum with the statue of Hermes, the helmet of Miltiades and other exibits.
We depart for Delphi, stopping at the seaside fortress city of Naupactos. A scenic seaside drive takes us to Delphi for our night stay.
On our fourth day we explore Delphi and its museum. Departing for Meteora we drive past mountain top villages and we pass by Thermopylae and the tomb of the 300 Spartans. On our fifth day we visit 3 or 4 monasteries and start our return trip . Optional lunch break at a seaside village with tables next to the sea
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your Athens center hotel
I carry a sign with your full name printed
End location: Anywhere in the center of Athens
Duration: 5 days
Light snow around January
My large e-class Mercedes-Benz sedan, comfortable for 4 persons.A/C ,clean with internet and stereo
Transportation to the described sites.Tolls and taxes.My services as your guide for the sites.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 euro - About 40euro per person for admission fees to sites .Hotel accomodations and meals are extra
Entrance fees to the ancient sites and museums.Hotel accomodations,meals,souvenirs and items of personal nature!
Please note that I am not a licensed guide and cannot give explanations or accompany you inside the museums and historical monuments we visit.
I offer a historical and mythological overview of the places we visit using media systems
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Manos was a great guide - nothing was too much trouble for him. He selected excellent economically priced hotels and recommended some very nice restaurants. We were a bit surprised when our vehicle turned out to be a taxi. But it was an excellent, comfortable Mercedes Benz! Now we tell all our friends about our fantastic 2000km taxi ride. The itinerary was excellent and very appropriate for 5 days. We saw many of Greece's iconic historic sites. All were really amazing. The tour was just great.