GLOBUS 2023: Classical Greece (RG)
8 days from Athens to Athens
What will you need to pack for this enlightening tour of Classical Greece? A sun hat, your thinking cap, and your competitive spirit for starters. Thought-provoking scenery and stories await in the land of powerful Sun Gods, ancient philosophers, and legendary Olympians. From the world-famous Acropolis in Athens to the sacred Temples of Olympia, and the mountainside excavations of Delphi to the monastery-topped rock formations of Meteora, you'll walk in the footsteps of Greece's most renowned and mystical figures-and dance in them, too. A glass of traditional ouzo will loosen your joints to learn the lively steps of the sirtaki, made famous in the classic movie Zorba the Greek. A toe-tapping, hands-on adventure, you'll also learn the secret flavors of Mediterranean cuisine and how to make traditional tzatziki cucumber dip. Don't forget to bring your appetite, too!
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2023
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Athens||Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.|
|Day 2||Athens||ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)|
|Day 3||Nauplia||CORINTH Cross the canal and visit ancient Corinth.MYCENAE Free time for lunch. Guided visit of the excavations and museum.EPIDAURUS Guided visit to the 2,300-year-old open-air theater before continuing to Nauplia. (B,D) 132 mi / 212 km|
|Day 4||Olympia||Scenic drive through the Arkadian Mountains.OLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum. [LF] Cooking demonstration this evening to learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. (B,D) 112 mi / 181 km|
|Day 5||Delphi||Drive by the busy seaport of Patras.DELPHI Guided visit to the excavations and Archaeological Museum. This evening [LF] learn how to dance the sirtaki while sipping a glass of ouzo. (B,D) 149 mi / 239 km|
|Day 6||Meteora Area||Drive past Lamia and Trikala en route to Kalambaka.METEORA Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen's Monasteries. (B,D) 155 mi / 249 km|
|Day 7||Athens||THERMOPYLAE Stop at the battle site.ATHENS Free time late afternoon and evening. (B) 236 mi / 380 kmENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Athens with a traditional Greek dinner by the sea. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 8||Athens||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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