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Wonders of Ancient Greece

Athens, Delphi, Corinth & Tolo

05 - 14 May 2015
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Discover ancient sites, unique treasures and glorious architecture on this wonderful 10 day escorted holiday to Greece as we visit Athens, Delphi, Corinth and the stunning Greek Coast. Marvel at the magnificent Pantheon high on the Acropolis, lose yourself in the enchanting Plaka area, wander through the sacred ruins of ancient Gods, stand in the market place of Ancient Corinth where St Paul preached to the Corinthians, cruise the islands of the Aegean and relax by the sparkling waters of Tolo, a quaint and colourful fishing village near historic Naflion. This tour offers a fantastic opportunity to get away from it all!


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"Thanks to GTI for the trip, it was splendid. Our guide was wonderful"
Elizabeth, Co. Dublin 

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Your Tour Price Includes

  • Flights from Dublin to Athens with Aer Lingus including airline taxes and charges
  • Professional English speaking tour guides & executive coach transfers throughout
  • 4 nights at the 4* Hotel Athens Atrium with breakfasts & 3 dinners
  • 2 nights at the 4* Likoria Hotel in Arachova with breakfasts & 1 dinner
  • 3 nights at the 4* Hotel King Minos in Tolo with breakfasts & 3 dinners
  • Two days exploring Athens with visits to the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, the Plaka, the Acropolis Museum, the Old Olympic Stadium, Syntagma Square and the fascinating National Archaeological Museum
  • Full day cruise to the beautiful Greek islands of Hydra, Poros & Aegina including lunch
  • Visit to the Delphi Archaeological Site & Museum, once considered by Ancient Greeks as the centre of the world
  • Guided tour of the impressive Epidaurus Theatre and Mycenae archaeological site
  • Free time to explore the pretty fishing village of Tolo or visit the town of Nafplion
  • Visit to Ancient Corinth, once Greece's largest city and richest port
  • Free time to relax, sightsee and shop at your leisure.

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1

Fly from Dublin to Athens where you will meet your guide. Transfer, dinner overnight at your hotel in Athens.

 

Day 2

Breakfast at your hotel. Depart for a tour of Athens including visits to the Ancient Acropolis, Agora and the beautiful Plaka Area. After lunch visit the Acropolis Museum. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 3

Breakfast at your hotel. Today enjoy visits to more key sites in Athens including a visit to the fascinating National Archaeological Museum, a stop at Styntagma Square to watch the change of guards at the Parliament building and the old Olympic Stadium where the first modern games were held in 1896. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 4

Breakfast at your hotel & transfer to Piraeus Port for a full day cruise to the stunning Greek Islands of Hydra, Poros & Egina including lunch on board. Each of these picturesque islands are perfect for sightseeing, taking a relaxing stroll along the beach or sampling the local cuisine in one of the many cafes & bars. Overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 5

Breakfast at your hotel & checkout. Transfer to Delphi by coach (approx 3 hrs) including lunch break on the way. Check in, dinner and overnight at your hotel in Delphi.

 

Day 6

Breakfast at your hotel and visit to Delphi Archaeological site & Museum. This ancient archaeological site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and dates back to around the 6th Century. Some of the most recognised monuments of the site include: The Temple of Apollo, Delphi Theatre, The Stadium and the Castalian Spring. Overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 7

Breakfast at your hotel and check out for your transfer to Tolo. En route enjoy visits to Mycenae and Epidaurus. Check in, dinner & overnight at your hotel in Tolo.

 

Day 8

Breakfast at your hotel. Today enjoy free time to explore your surroundings at leisure in Tolo or visit the town of Nafplion. This former fishing village has transformed over the years and it now a very popular destination for visitors from across the world. Take advantage of the many beaches available or sample the local lifestyle in the many cafes & bars nearby. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 9

Breakfast at your hotel. Today enjoy free time to explore your surroundings at leisure in Tolo. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 10

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Athens where you will visit the Ancient Corinth. Free time in Loutraki before transfer to the airport and return home.

 

Flight Details 

 

 Flights  Date  From/To  Flight  Depart/Land
 Aer Lingus  05 May 2015  Dublin / Athens  EI440  07:10 / 13:50
 Aer Lingus  14 May 2015  Athens / Dublin  EI443  22:25 / 00:45

*All flight times are local and subject to change

 

Booking Information: 

  • Includes airport taxes & charges of €99
  • Non refundable/non transferable deposit of €350 per person required to book (payable by credit card, laser or cheque).
  • Balance due 10 weeks prior to travel
  • Price based on twin share. If you are travelling alone and are willing to share a twin room with another group member of the same gender, we will do our best to accommodate your request, although it cannot be guaranteed
  • Single room supplement: €299 per person
  • Minimum numbers required to travel or deposit refunded. 
  • Optional insurance applies (T&C apply)
  • Flights, prices & itinerary subject to change
  • Booking terms & conditions apply