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DAY 1 Corinth - Mycenae -Olympia
Leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Nafplion for a short visit. Drive on to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Then depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic.
DAY 2 Olympia - Nafpaktos - Delphi
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.
DAY 3 Museum - Kalambaka
In the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delhi. After lunch depart for Kalambaka, a small town stated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.
DAY 4 Meteora - Thessaloniki
Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries where you can see exquisite specimens of ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Depart from Kalambaka, drive through the plain of Thessaly and the valley of Tempi, arrive and visit the Archaeological Park of Dion. Admire also the gigantic figure of Mount Olympus. After the visit depart for Thessaloniki, the second largest and the most vibrant city in Greece. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki.
DAY 5 Veria - Naoussa - Pella
Depart in the morning for a unique approach to historical Macedonia. First stop at Veria to visit Saint Paul's Bema. Then stroll through the old Jewish neighbourhood and the colourful market area. A walk in the city where past is present. Then proceed to Naoussa, a site of exceptional beauty and importance: Arestotle's School, the impressive scenery where the great philosopher taught 'the doctrines of morals and the great philosopher taught the doctrines of morals and politics' to Alexander. In only a few miles away is picturesque Edessa where you can see the town's famous landmark, the Waterfalls. Then comes Pella, the capital of Alexander the Great. See the exquisite floor mosaics of the 4th century B.C. villas, in situ as well as in the local Museum. Return to Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6 Thessaloniki - Museum
Visit Thessaloniki and feel the glorious Byzantine past in some of the most characteristic churches of the Christian world as well as in the Museum of Byzantine Culture. awarded with the Council of Europe's Museum Prize for the year 2005. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki.
DAY 7 Vergina - Museum - Athens
Drive to Vergina, to live the experience of a visit to the unique Museum, created in the Great Tumulus covering the royal tombs of Macedonia. See the astonishing findings from the tomb of King Philip II, Alexander's father, and feel the thrill of the greatest discovery of the 20 th century. After the visit we shall start driving south and through Thessaly, Lamia, Thermopylae (see Leonidas' Monument) and Thebes, arrive in Athens late in the afternoon.
 
Departure dates
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* Departs at 08:30 a.m.
* Guiding in English language only.
 
Prices for 2014 - 2015
Accommodation type Triple Room Double Room Single Room
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INCLUDED SERVICES
• Pick up from all hotels in Athens city centre
• Transportation, guidence, entrance fees for museums and sites
• 6 nights hotel accommodation, including breakfast and dinner
• All rooms used for accommodation in first and tourist class hotels will be
   with private W.C and bath/shower
 
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Naoussa - Greece
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