BRINGING THE ANCIENT GREEK WORLD TO LIFE! ... Youth Group
Destination: Educational Group
11 Days / 10 Nights From: $Contact us
Discover an awesome era in human history that saw key advancements in politics, art, science, theatre & much more.
Observe where mortals mingled with the gods, from Delphi to the Parthenon to Cape Sounion.
Discover the wonder of the Corinth Canal, Nafplion, Nafpaktos, Ancient Sparta, the Treasury of Atreus.
Explore the archaeological site and museums of Delphi & Olympia & the spiritual sanctuary of Asclepius & its famous acoustic theatre.
Experience well preserved sites like Mycenae and Epidauros & the Byzantine Mystras & ancient city walls.
Accommodation (student triple rooms / teachers single rooms)
Athens: 5 nights / 4* hotel
Nafplion: 2 nights / 3* hotel in the old town
Monemvasia: 1 night / 4* hotel in town with a view of castletown
Olympia: 1 night / 4* hotel overlooking the town of Olympia
Delphi: 1 night / 3* hotel in the village of Delphi
Luxury coach with A/C
Private Guided Tours
1/2 day tour of Cape Sounion & the temple of Poseidon
Epidaurus & Mycenae
Ancient Sparta & Monemvasia
Olympia & Delphi
Participation in a pottery class in Argolis
Guided tour & tasting at an Olympia olive oil press
Day cruise to the Saronic islands (Poros, Hydra, Aegina)
An evening coach tour to Athens city center
Breakfast and dinner at the hotels
One dinner at a Taverna in Nafplion
Lunch on board the Saronic island cruise
Lunches at local seafood restaurants
Tips for tour guide and driver
Personal expenses, i.e drinks, telephone, souvenirs, laundry
Day 1: Athens
Arrival in Athens airport - Meet your tour guide & private coach to the Athens center - Private guided tour of the New Acropolis Museum. Drive to hotel in Athens - Dinner & overnight in Athens.
Day 2: Athens
Private guided city tour of Athens – Visit the Plaka and Monastiraki – Guided tour of Ancient Agora – Free time for lunch at Monastiraki – Guided tour of the National Archaeological Museum & free time in the Plaka–– Dinner & overnight in Athens.
Day 3: Athens – Saronic Islands - Athens
Transfer from the hotel to the port of Piraeus – Enjoy a Saronic islands 1 day cruise that includes the islands of Poros, Hydra and Aegina, lunch on board is included. Cruise from 08:00 - 19:20 – Transfer from Piraeus to hotel – Dinner & overnight in Athens
Day 4: Athens – Argolis (Corinth - Epidaurus – Nafplion)
Private Coach & guide to Argolis – Visit the Corinth Canal – Guided tour of the archaeological site & museum in Ancient Corinth – Guided tour of Epidaurus - Dinner & overnight in Nafplion.
Day 5: Nafplion - Mycenae - Nafplion
Private Coach & guide to Mycenae – Guided tour of Mycenae – Pottery class – Free time for lunch – Drive back to Nafplion – Guided tour of Palamidi castle in Nafplion – Dinner & overnight in Nafplion.
Day 6: Nafplion - Monemvasia
Private Coach & guide to Monemvasia – Stop in Sparta & visit the monument of Leonidas - Guided tour at the Sparta archaeological site and museum – Free time for lunch – Drive to Monemvasia – Check in to hotel & visit the medieval castletown of Monemvasia, the only archaeological site in Greece that is still inhabited – Return to hotel for dinner & overnight in Monemvasia.
Day 7: Monemvasia – Olympia
Visit the Castletown with guided tour– Board your coach for trip to Olympia – Free time for lunch – When in Olympia, visit a local olive oil press with guided tour – Overview of olive oil making process & olive oil & local products tasting experience – Dinner & overnight in Olympia.
Day 8 Olympia – Delphi
Guided tour of the Olympic Games site & archaeological museum in Olympia – Lunch & demonstration by traditional dancers & dance lessons –Drive to Delphi – Visit Nafpaktos, a town right on the Corinthian gulf coast with a well preserved Venetian port.– Arrive in Delphi –Dinner & overnight in Delphi.
Day 9: Delphi – Athens
Guided tour of the archaeological site and museum in Delphi – Free time for lunch in Arachova – Drive back to Athens - Dinner & overnight in Athens.
Day 10: Athens - Cape Sounion - Athens
Drive to Cape Sounion – Guided tour of the temple of Poseidon in Sounion – Beach & lunch by the sea - Drive to Athens - Souvenir shopping in Plaka - Dinner & overnight in Athens.
Day 11: Athens - Airport
Box Breakfast – Transfer to the Athens airport