Athens Grand Tour, 7 days/6 nigths – PLUS free seaside week – Tour No GTA64

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Athens Grand Tour, 4* Hotel
Athens Grand Tour, 4* Hotel
Athens Grand Tour for 7 days/6 nights, central, high rated 4* Hotel with breakfast for 2 persons, double/twin room, air tickets not included. Includes transfer from/to airport, half day tour in Athens with visit to Acropolis and new Acropolis Museum, half day tour to Sounio...., For full programme, please visit Tour No GTA64
€1,120.00

€1,120.00 Athens Grand Tour for 2 persons(Tour No GTA64). 7 days / 6 nights with breakfast in a 4-star central hotel, in a double/twin room, air tickets not included. A free seaside week is included in the price, available as long as it is listed here but limited to 20 weeks, please read details in the end of this page*.

Available only through Greek Travel Ambassadors, the most innovative travel platform for Greece

Includes from/to airport, full day tour to Delphi, half day panoramic tour of Athens with a guided tour to Acropolis and guided tour to the new Acropolis Museum.

Your Athens City Break in Details:

Day 1: Arrival in Athens International airport. Our English speaking driver will awaits you to transfer you to your hotel. Free day and evening, you may use highlights and private info included in your welcome pack to discover any of the selected venue(s) exclusively chosen to surprise Greek Travel Ambassadors.

The Acropolis of Athens

Day 2: Half day tour with visit Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, entrance fees included.

The Athens half-day tour, depart for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square , Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the new Acropolis museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

New Acropolis Museum of Athens

Day 3: We will take a day cruise from Athens to the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina for a relaxing day on the sea. With all your transport, transfers and buffet lunch organized, you can sit back and enjoy your leisurely day cruise with free time on each island to explore. After transferring from Athens to the port by motor coach, you’ll set sail for the island of Poros, where you’ll have free time for strolling and shopping .

Hydra

Next, it’s on to the island of Hydra. You will have about 1 hour and 45 minutes at leisure to enjoy the unique charms of Hydra island, whose amphitheater shape once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. From the decks, you will be able to admire the very special architecture and dramatic landscapes of this island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history.

Upon arrival in Egina (Aegina) you can either join an excursion to the Temple of Aphaia (cost not included) or take a walk around the main town. Aegina is one of the Saronic islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf. The lovely island is only 31 miles (50 kilometers) from Athens, and is a popular getaway for Athenians during the summer months.
After sailing back to Piraeus port you’ll be transferred to Athens.

Cape Sounio sunset

Day 4: Free morning to visit shops, galleries or walk around the picturesque districts of Athens. A half day afternoon trip to Cape Sounio from Athens full of images. Begin your Sounio tour with a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada,Vouliagmeni, Varkiza). As you approach Cape Sounion, it rises like a sheer cliff out of the sea. At Cape Sounio where you will visit the 5th century B.C. Temple of Poseidon(entrance fees included) with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world(on a clear day you can see at least seven islands).The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.
Land masses to the west stand out in sharp profile: the island of Aegina backed by the mountains of the Peloponnese. The beauty of the surviving Doric columns has inspired many poets, including Lord Byron who carved his name on one of the columns.

Athens, walking in Plaka

Days 5-6: Free day to scroll around Athens downtown. You may use highlights and private info included in your welcome pack to discover any of the selected venue(s) exclusively chosen for Greek Travel Ambassadors, you will be able to create an unforgettable food tour and find hidden gems of Athens. We will keep you updated for all you may need to know to make your day in Athens very special.

Day 7: After breakfast you will have free time till our driver will meet you for your transfer to Athens International airport for your flight back home.

Bonus: A free welcome pack with tips for your stay, highlights and private info for a food tour in the center of Athens, maps, our unique book with traditional Greek recipes and a special gift from the Greek land, a rare extra virgin olive oil of the highest quality (0.2-0.3%) to get with you back home. The pricing of this tour is for the period from 1st November 2017 till the end of March 2018……

*Bonus 2-Optional(but strongly recommended!), no extra cost:  A FREE week, airtickets not included(70 euro cleaning and registration fee applies for the whole week) in a seaside, seaview/side seaview, 10 metres from the water, self catering, high rated Holiday property, fully equipped even with fireplace stove, only 90 minutes from Athens international airport.

Your free week is available for the months April/May/June/October 2018, or any week between December ’17 to March ’18 to combine it with your Athens City Break in one trip. Check in day for the free week is preferably on Saturdays, for different day check in please contact us ……

*Choose this tour X2(€2,240.00 total cost), for two couples, a family with 4 adults etc., and you are eligible for the FREE week, same conditions, during the high season, July/August/September.

Free week: You will have unlimited sea view, an amazing scenery every day! Don’t miss it!

About your free week offered with Athens multi-day tours: We have secure a number of free weeks as part of the promotion plan of the north coast of the Peloponnese.

You will be hosted in a Traditional, High Rated, Boutique Property of 4 holiday homes ranging from 50-66 sqm, fully equipped for up to 4 people. It is ideally located right on the beach, few steps from the sea water with amazing views to the sea, just 90 min. by train from the international Athens airport. More info? Please email us @ gta@xeniosworld.com or message on Facebook

Please note: – If your preferred arrival date is later than 40 days from booking date, please contact us offline, you can buy this tour package by paying a 35% deposit and the remaining balance 30 days before your arrival date.

-The tour’s daily plan is based on Friday arrivals, it may slightly change for other days arrival.

All the most popular tours for winter 2017-18 that combined with a free seaside week: Athens City Break / Athens Luxury City Break / Athens Grand Tour / Athens, 3 islands and Delphi Grand Tour

 

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