Greece: Ancient Greek Religion

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Length

14 days

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Cities

Athens, Sounio, Delphi, Olympia, Argos, Nafplio, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nemea and Corinth

Program includes

  • 12 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Entrance to All Venues
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Full Time Guide & Assistance
  • 5 Lunches and 6 Dinners
  • Acropolis Combo Ticket
  • Acropolis Museum
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Temple of Poseidon
  • Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Corinth & Nafplio
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours

Itinerary

DAY 01 – Departure

  • Depart USA for Athens, Greece

DAY 02 – Athens

  • Arrive in Athens, Greece
  • Airport Transfer
  • Check In, Relax, & Refresh
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. 
  • Welcome Dinner & Program Orientation The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

DAY 03 – Athens

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Acropolis Site & Museum – The Acropolis Museum is consistently rated as one of the best museums in the world. Devoted to the Parthenon and its surrounding temples, it is cleverly perched above Athens like a luminous box. The large glass panes beautifully draw in the ancient and modern parts of the city, making it a truly evocative experience.
  • Lunch Time (not included)
  • National Archeological Museum – The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art. It was founded at the end of the 19th century to house and protect antiquities from all over Greece, thus displaying their historical, cultural and artistic value.
  • Group Dinner (included)

DAY 04 – Sounion

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Sounion along the scenic coastline
  • Temple of Poseidon – Majestic Cape Sounion, a strategic point rising above the Aegean sea about 70 kilometers away from Athens in the southern region of Attica, was known by Ancient Greeks as the “Sacred Cape.”
  • Lunch by the sea (included)
  • Free Time at the Beach
  • Return to Athens
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 05 – Delphi

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Delphi
  • Sanctuary of Apollo – Located amidst breathtaking scenery in central Greece, the Sanctuary of Apollo at Ancient Delphi was the most important sacred site in the Greek world.
  • Lunch Time (not included)
  • Museum & Sanctuary of Athena – Sanctuary of Athena is situated a short walk down the hill from the Sanctuary of Apollo.
  • Visit Arachova Village
  • Group Dinner (included)

DAY 06 – Olympia

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Olympia
  • Olympia Archeological Site
  • Picnic Lunch (included)
  • Museum of Olympia

DAY 07 – Nafplio

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Bassai Site
  • Lunch Time (not included)
  • Transfer to Nafplio
  • Check-in, Relax & Refresh
  • Orientation Walking Tour & Group Dinner (included)

DAY 08 – Epidaurus

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Tolo
  • Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
  • Lunch Time (not included)
  • Afternoon at the Beach/Shopping
  • Return to Nafplio

DAY 09 – Mycenae

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Argos – Visit Tiryns, Heraion of Argos
  • Lunch Time (not included)
  • Mycenae Archeological Site
  • Return to Nafplio & Group Dinner (included)

DAY 10 – Corinth

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Corinth via Nemea
  • Lunch Time (included)
  • Visit Corinth Site
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 11 – Athens

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Athens
  • Visit Eleusis
  • Drop Bags at Hotel
  • Lunch Time (included)
  • Free Afternoon in Athens

DAY 12 – Athens

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Kerameikos Cemetery
  • Visit the Agoras
  • Lunch Time (not included)
  • Temple of Zeus

DAY 13 – Athens

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Athens
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

DAY 14 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Return Home from Athens, Greece

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