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 the airport
  • Day 3: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus
  • 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

    Visit the Temple of Poseidon

    Tour Cape Sounion with an expert local guide 

    See the Corinth Canal

  • Day 6: Argolida • Epidaurus • Mycenae • 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

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Optional: Greek Evening

    Optional: Greek Evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Greek island cruise: Mykonos

    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: Greek island cruise: Samos • Patmos

    Included excursion to Samos island featuring beaches and archaeological sites 

    Explore Patmos island on your own 

  • Day 11: Greek island cruise: Crete • Santorini

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos  

    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 the airport
  • Day 3: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus
  • 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

    Visit the Temple of Poseidon

    Tour Cape Sounion with an expert local guide 

    See the Corinth Canal

  • Day 6: Argolida • Epidaurus • Mycenae • 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

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Optional: Greek Evening

    Optional: Greek Evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Greek island cruise: Mykonos

    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: Greek island cruise: Samos • Patmos

    Included excursion to Samos island featuring beaches and archaeological sites 

    Explore Patmos island on your own 

  • Day 11: Greek island cruise: Crete • Santorini

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos  

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini  

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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    Acropolis; Acropolis Museum; Delphi site; Delphi museum; Olympia site; Olympia museum; Epidaurus site; Mycenae site; Pottery workshop; Sounion Temple of Poseidon

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