re & Post SPA Health Vacation
THE 7-Day CRUISE JEWELS
Price: $2290+$ 225 port taxes p.p. or Euro 1600 + 155 port taxes p.p.
(Every Friday from April to October).
THE 7-DAY ATHENS AND
Day 1 -Athens, at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 2 -Start the 4-day Classical tour by coach.Visit CORINTH-EPIDAURUS-MYCAENE and OLYMPIA.The drive starts from Athens along the coast,passing by Corinth Canal and continue to Epidaurus.In the hinterland of Epidaurus was the Temple of Asclepius.the God’’s head physician of antiquity and most importantly healing centre throughout the Greek and Roman world.Considered by all Greeks the place where medicine was born.The Theatre of Epidaurus has a capacity of 12000 spectators and known for its exceptional acoustics.Short stop to NAUPLIA the first capital of Greece in 1829.Continue for MYCENAE the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon and the most important centre of the Late Bronze Age in Greece.Depart for OLYMPIA.Overnight.
Day 3 -OLYMPIA-PATRAS-DELPHI.Olympia here were born the greatest games of ancient Greece the Olympic Games which were held every four years in honor of Zeus.The beginnings of worship and fabulous competitions that took place in Olympia is lost in depths of centuries.Visit the archeological site and the Museum.After the visit the tour continues to PATRAS RION and across the channel to ANTIRRION on the new suspended bridge considered the longest and most modern in Europe.Passing thrue NAFPAKTOS and continue to DELPHI.Overnight.
Day 4 –DELPHI-METEORA-Delphi was regarded as the centre of the world.According to Mythology it is here that the two eagles sent out by Zeus from the ends of the universe to find the navel of the world met.It was also seat of the Pythinian Games.the second most important games in Greece after the Olympics.Visit the Archeological site and the Museum where one can see archeological treasures as the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dedicated to Apollo.After visit depart for KALAMBAKA.Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 -METEORA-Today visit Meteora-a rock community of 24 monasteries,the biggest and most important group of monasteries in Greece after those in Mount Athos.There were no steps and the main access to the monasteries was by means of a net that was hitched over a hook and hoisted up by rope.Monks descended in the nets or on wooden ladders up to 40 m long to the fertile valleys below to grow grapes,corn and potatoes.Unesco characterized the rock monasteries as a unique phenomenon of cultural heritage.Start drive back to Athens passing through THERMOPYLAE(photo stop).Arrive in Athens in the late afternoon.Overnight.
Day 6- ATHENS Transfer to Athens International Airport.
-5 nights accommodation in twinbedded rooms in 4* hotels
-Breakfast and 3 dinners
-Transportation by comfortable motor coach
-English-speaking licensed archaeological guide lecturer
-All admission fees to the sites and museums
-Transfer to Athens Airport by private car/taxi.
PriceEuro 686 p.p.- $ 925 p.p.
(all the year long)
THE 7-DAY ISLAND STAY
(visiting Santorini, Paros, Mykonos and Delos)
Itinerary in brief:
Day 2– Santorini one of the highlights of the journey.The island is famous for its unique vieus and colourful sunsets.Often reffered as the ‘’Prehistoric Pompeii of the Aegean’’,the environment of this island is totally different from any other Cycladic island.We suggest you to take an optional visit to the Akrotiri-excavation. Overnight..
Day 3-Transfer to the port and continue by the highspeed ferry to PAROS.Transfer to hotel.Overnight.
Day 4 –Paros.Is one of the few Cycladic islands filled with gently undulating hills and Parikia the main port and capital of the island is a modern tourist centre with its narrow cobble-pared streets and white-washed houses decorated with pots of colorfoul flowers.Optional trip of the island.Overnight.
Day 5-Transfer to the port and depart for MYKONOS the most cosmopolitan of the greek islands attracting world renowned socialites,intellectuals and artists.Famous for its zany nightlife Mykonos has also much to offer those searching for the cultural history of the island.Enjoy spectacular sunsets,Greek dancing and excellent shopping and entertainments.Overnight.
Day 6-Morning trip to DELOS the sacred island of Apollo, by local excursion boat.The island is known as the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis and is a true open-air museum.Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 7-At noon,transfer to the port and embark the highspeed ferry for Piraeus.
Arrive Piraeus and transfer to the hotel in Athens.Overnight.
Day 8– After breakfast,transfer to Athens International Airport.
Price Euro 970 p.p.- $ 1295 p.p.
(from April to October only)
-6 nights accommodation in twinbedded rooms in surerior tourist class hotels on the islands with breakfast.
-1 night in Athens Hotel Herodion or similar with breakfast.
-Transfers by private car/taxi on the islands to/from hotel and Athens.
-Highspeed ferry tickets according to the program.
-Morning trip to Delos and Museum fee.
-Transfer from hotel to Athens airport.