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Alexander the Great

Duration:
8 Days
Departure:
1,15,30/9/17
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This tour explore Alexander the Great footsteps at Macedonia. We visit Thessaloniki, Kastoria, Kalambaka - Meteora and the treasures of Vergina.

1st Day: Arrival in Athens 
Arrival and meet with our representative who will transfer your hotel for overnight.


2nd Day: Athens--Thebes - Arachova - Delphi - Kalambaka (Meteora) 
After our breakfast we will start our road trip towards Beotia region, passes by the towns of Thebes, Levadia and via the picturesque village of Arachova. Later on we arrive in Delphi. There we will visit to the Archaeological Site and the Museum. Our next destination is Kalambaka where the famous gigantic rocks and monasteries of Meteora are. Arrival late afternoon. Transfer to our hotel for dinner & overnight.


3rd Day: Kalambaka-Thessaloniki 
Breakfast. Then we will visit Meteora, the ageless Monasteries. We will have the chance to experience the astonishing geological phenomenon, the breathtaking landscape, the inspiration and spirituality felt and the awe for man’s achievements in an effort to express his religious drive. Depart from Kalambaka for Thessaloniki. We will cross the valleys of Thessaly & Tempi where the biggest agricultural production of the country derives.Todays' stop will be the Archaeological Park of Dion where we will have a sightseeing and the chance to admire Mount Olympos, the highest mountain in Greece and home of the 12 Gods of Mythology. Late the afternoon we will arrive in the second largest city of Greece, Thessaloniki. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


4th Day: Thessaloniki - Full Day tour to Kastoria
Breakfast and todays' visit is the beautiful town of Kastoria, renown center of the fur industry which is surrounded by the famous lake and its 75 Byzantine churches. We wil spend some frre time there and we continue driving to the picturesque town of Edessa. Here you can see the town’s famous landmark, the Waterfalls. Then, proceed to Pella, the capital of Alexander the Great. See the exquisite floor mosaics of the 4th century b.C. villas, in situ as well as in the local Museum. Return to Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight.

5th Day: Thessaloniki - Free day 
Today is you free day. You have a variety of choices to explore this vibrant city which lies along the sea. You can choose among the Byzantine or the Modern side of the country. Ask us for more detailed choices. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.


6th Day: Thessaloniki - Full day to Vergina
After breakfast we will visit Vergina, to live the experience of a visit to the unique Museum, created in the Great Tumulus covering the royal tombs of Macedonia. There we will see the astonishing findings from the tomb of King Philip II, Alexander’s father, and feel the thrill of the greatest discovery of the 20th century. Then on to Lefkadia where you visit the excavations. Return to Thessaloniki via Veria. Dinner and Overnight.Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.


7th Day: Thessaloniki - Athens
Breakfast. We will start our trip to the south and crossing Thessaly, Lamia we will arive in Thermopylae to see the Leonidas’ Monument (King of ancient Sparta). Late afternoon we arrive in Athens. Overnight.

8th Day: Athens Departure
After Breakfast and depend on your departure time you will be met by our representative and you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Prices and Services

HOTELS HOTEL 3* in Athens HOTEL 4* in Athens HOTEL 5* in Athens
TRIPLE

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DOUBLE

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SINGLE

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General Notes

Rates are per person and subject to availability

Included

  • 2 overnights in a hotel category of your choice on breakfast basis in Athens
  • 1 overnight in Delphi in a 4* hotel on halfboard basis (breakfast & dinner) 
  • 1overnight in Kalambaka in a 4* hotel on halfboard basis (breakfast & dinner) 
  • 2overnights in Thessaloniki in a 4* hotel on halfboard basis (breakfast & dinner) 
  • All transfers & sightseeing as described on the program on English Language
  • Hotel taxes
  • VAT
  • Travel Insurance

There is discount of 50 € per person if the tour is booked till 31st of August for October period!