9 or 12 days
Greece

What is it like to live in a country where classical mythology and ancient history still have a presence in everyday life?

In the capital of Athens, namesake of the goddess Athena, walk in the footsteps of ancient Greeks at the Acropolis - and in the footsteps of current residents in the Plaka district. In Delphi, Epidaurus and Cape Sounion, learn how an old belief in mythological figures still influences medicine, politics and philosophy.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Greece

  • Day 2: Athens

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 3: Athens

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum, home to ancient ruins and prehistoric artefacts.

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Athenian Trilogy

    Dinner in Athens

  • Day 4: Athens

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Saronic Islands Cruise

    Saronic Islands Cruise

    Set sail through the islands of the Saronic Gulf! Your first stop is the island of Aegina, home to the best pistachios in Greece. Then it’s on to Poros, whose Historic Clock is visible from all over town. Finally, stop at Hydra, full of red-tiled houses and narrow stone-paved alleys. Your cruise includes lunch, and you may have time for swimming before returning to port mid-evening.
  • Day 5: Athens • Corinth • Argolida

    Take a day trip to Cape Sounion

    Visit the Temple of Poseidon

    Tour Cape Sounion with an expert local guide 

    Travel via Corinth to Argolida

    See the Corinth Canal

  • Day 6: Argolida • Epidaurus • Mycenae • Olympia

    Travel via Epidaurus and Mycenae to Olympia

    Tour Epidaurus and Mycenae with an expert local guide

    Participate in a pottery workshop 

  • Day 7: Olympia • Delphi

    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia 

    Tour Olympia with an expert local guide

    Visit the Museum of Archimedes

    Arrive in Patras

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Return to Athens 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Friends, feta, and fresh Mediterranean flavours—opa! Stuff yourself like an olive during a traditional Greek dinner. Then, link arms for a night of music, dancing, and smashing plates. This time-honoured tradition brings Greece’s theatrical culture to life in all the best ways.  

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Mykonos island

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers) 

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 10: Kusadasi • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Kusadasi island  featuring the city of Ancient Ephesus 

    Explore Patmos island on your own 

  • Day 11: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos in Crete

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini  

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Greece

  • Day 2: Athens

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 3: Athens

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum, home to ancient ruins and prehistoric artefacts.

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Athenian Trilogy

    Dinner in Athens

  • Day 4: Athens

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Saronic Islands Cruise

    Saronic Islands Cruise

    Set sail through the islands of the Saronic Gulf! Your first stop is the island of Aegina, home to the best pistachios in Greece. Then it’s on to Poros, whose Historic Clock is visible from all over town. Finally, stop at Hydra, full of red-tiled houses and narrow stone-paved alleys. Your cruise includes lunch, and you may have time for swimming before returning to port mid-evening.
  • Day 5: Athens • Corinth • Argolida

    Take a day trip to Cape Sounion

    Visit the Temple of Poseidon

    Tour Cape Sounion with an expert local guide 

    Travel via Corinth to Argolida

    See the Corinth Canal

  • Day 6: Argolida • Epidaurus • Mycenae • Olympia

    Travel via Epidaurus and Mycenae to Olympia

    Tour Epidaurus and Mycenae with an expert local guide

    Participate in a pottery workshop 

  • Day 7: Olympia • Delphi

    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia 

    Tour Olympia with an expert local guide

    Visit the Museum of Archimedes

    Arrive in Patras

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Return to Athens 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Friends, feta, and fresh Mediterranean flavours—opa! Stuff yourself like an olive during a traditional Greek dinner. Then, link arms for a night of music, dancing, and smashing plates. This time-honoured tradition brings Greece’s theatrical culture to life in all the best ways.  

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Mykonos island

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers) 

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 10: Kusadasi • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Kusadasi island  featuring the city of Ancient Ephesus 

    Explore Patmos island on your own 

  • Day 11: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos in Crete

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini  

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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