4 Days Argolis Olympia Delphi Meteora
See the Corinth Canal before Mycenae, legendary home of the Atreides. Epidaurus with its ancient theatre and Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games. Experience the mystic of the Sanctuary of Delphi, home of the famous Oracle and the awe inspiring Byzantine monasteries of Meteora.
Day 1: Leave of Athens early in the morning to the Corinth Canal via the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf. Pass by the Corinth canal (quick stop to take pictures), then on to Epidavrus visiting this Ancient Epidaurus Theatre. Then through the plain of Argos on to Mycenae. Visiting the Archaeological site - the Lion Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Palace and the tomb of Agamemnon. Proceeding on to Nafplio Town with it's Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi afloat in the middle of the bay. In the afternoon leave from Nafplion via Tripoli - Megalopolis (quick stop) to Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.
Overnight & Dinner in Olympia.
Day 2: Visit to the archaeological site with the temple of Zeus, the temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the museum of Olympia. Overnight in Olympia. Departure from Olympia via Patras to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay by ferry - boat to Antirion. Drive to picturesque Nafpaktos and from there on, via the scenic new road along the coast, to Delphi. In the afternoon you will be visiting the picturesque mountain village of Arachova.
Overnight & Dinner in Delphi.
Day 3: Visit to the archaeological site and the museum at Delphi.
In the afternoon departure through Central Greece and the cities of LAMIA (quick stop), Trikala to KALAMBAKA, a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks, and crowded by the METEORA Monasteries.
Overnight stay & Dinner in Kalambaka (Meteora).
Day 4: Visit to Meteora enjoying a unique and most impressive scenery of ageless monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between Earth and Sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens passing by the monument of Leonidas at Thermopylae.
Arriving in Athens early evening.