A 10 days coach/boat trip combining 2 days on board of a luxury ship crossing the Adriatic sea, offering 2 days of pure relaxation, and the most famous monuments of Greece: Epidaurus, Mycene, Acropolis, Olympia and Delphi.
Day 1, On board
Embarkation in Ancona on the luxury cruise-ferry to Greece with one overnight on board.
Day 2, Kalambaka
Arrival in Igoumenitsa and drive through the beautiful mountain landscape of Epirus to Metsovo for a short stop. Via the Katara-pass we arrive in Kalambaka.
Day 3, Delphi
In the morning we visit two of the impressive Meteora monasteries, that are built on the top of the strangely shaped dark-grey rocks. We drive via Trikala to our hotel in Delphi.
Day 4, Marathon Coast
Delphi was the religious centre of ancient Greece. Here we visit the site with the Temple of Apollo, the Oracle and the museum, all situated in a beautiful landscape. In the afternoon we drive to the Marathon Coast in the surroundings of Athens, where we stay 2 nights.
Day 5, Marathon Coast
Today we visit the Acropolis, the most famous monument of the ancient Greek history. From here we have a magnificent view over the town of Athens. We can make a city-tour along the most important sites. During our free hours it is recommended to make a walk through the narrow streets of the Plaka area, before we return to our hotel at the Marathon Coast.
Day 6, Tolo
On our way to Peloponnesus we have a look at the impressive Corinth Canal, before continuing our trip to the Argolis district. Here we find the ancient theater of Epidaurus, with its unbelievable fantastic acoustic. We also visit Nafplion and the ancient town of Mycene. Overnight in Tolo.
Day 7, Olympia
Via Tripolis and Sparti we arrive in Mistras, the deserted Byzantine town with the many churches and monasteries. In the afternoon we arrive in Olympia, where we stay the night.
Day 8, On board
We visit ancient Olympia, where we see the gymnasium, the temple dedicated to Zeus and the museum of Olympia. In the afternoon we drive to Patras, where we embark on the ship that will bring us to Italy.
Day 9, On board
Arrival in Italy and continue our journey back home.