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Athens, Argolis & the Aegean
4 Nights / 5 Days
Athens, Argolis + 1-Day Cruise
Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
Destinations: Athens, Argolis (Mycenae, Epidaurus), Day trip to Saronic Islands
Combine Athens with the mystical site of Argolis and a taste of the Aegean Sea!
- 4 Nights in Athens with breakfast included
- Athens Private City tour
- Day trip to Argolis region (Mycenae, Epidaurus)
- 1-Day Cruise to the Saronic islands (Hydra, Poros and Aegina)
- Private transfers from Athens Airport to your hotel
- Entrance fees on tours
Welcome to Athens!
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel to check in. The rest of the day is free for you to rest of stroll around the city and take in the sights.
We are on hand to suggest and to reserve any tours, activities, shows and dining you require.
Athens city tour.
After breakfast, you will meet our guide and enjoy walking tour.
Some of the places you will visit is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament Building. Visit the first modern Olympic games stadium, and gaze upon the Acropolis, one of the cornerstones of ancient architecture that still watches over the city. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Athens city is abound with options. The Monastiraki area is a good start point of your meanderings. Small alleyways and winding roads of the Plaka, right by the slopes of the Acropolis and stop for a coffee break of dinner at a local tavern!
we start your day excursion to the historic Argolis region. Visit Mycenae and Epidaurus. We begin by driving via National coastal highway and enjoy the seaside view. Before arriving at our destination, we arrive at the Corinth Canal for a photo stop. What an impressive feat of engineering! Then on we go to Mycenae, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon.
Visit the Palace, the Lion’s Gate and admire the great cyclopean walls and the tomb of Agamemnon. Drive through the plains of Argos and reach Nafplion, the first capital of Greece with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi.
Take a break for lunch, then we head to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its extraordinary acoustics.
1-Day cruise to the Saronic Islands!
Be up early as there is a full day ahead! You will be transfered to the port for boarding and get ready for a whole day cruising!
The first island you will visit is Poros. Lush vegitation, sandy beaches and the enchanting view of Poros town will certainly fascinate you.
Next stop Aegina, with its busy port town. Well known for pistachio nuts, some of the best in the world. There are numerous interesting sites to visit, such as the temple of Aphaia and the Monastery of Agios Nektarios.
Finally the scenic and romantic island of Hydra!
Narrow stone-paved streets of this most pretty island are waiting to be explored on foot or by the island’s traditional ‘vehicle’- the saddled donkey.
Final day in Athens. Time at leisure till you transfer to the airport.
Athens, is making a resurgence with many young businesses
cropping up. A thriving cafe and nightscene as well as art culture, a great mix
of the new and old, a busy city yet close to beaches!