Enjoy the experience of a relaxed coach/boat-trip of 13 days from Italy to Greece on board of luxury ships and travel through Greece from the Peloponnesus in the south till the island of Corfu in the North, showing you all the highlights of this beautiful country.
Day 1, On board
Embarkation in Ancona, Italy. Overnight aboard ship./p>
Day 2, Olympia
Arrival in Patras. We drive southwards, to Olympia for the overnight.
Day 3, Tolo
Olympia is where the Olympic Games were born. During our visit there we see the Stadium, the temple of Zeus and of course we also pay a visit to the museum. In the afternoon we drive via a beautiful route, crossing the Peloponnesus, to the eastern side to the village of Tolo, where we stay for three nights.
Day 4, Tolo
Today we visit the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, very famous for its acoustic because of its unique construction. After a visit to Nafplion we go to the ancient town of Mycene, where we the grave of king Agamemnon lies.
Day 5, Tolo
A relaxing day to enjoy the sea & sun in Tolo or go on a one day cruise to Spetses and Hydra.
Day 6, Athens
On our way to Greece’s capital, we make a stop at the Corinth Canal and upon arrival in Athens we make a short city-tour to get a first impression. Of course, we pay a visit to the sacred rock of Acropolis and its new museum. Overnight in the surroundings of Athens.
Day 7, Delphi
Delphi is famous because of the Oracle, where predictions were given about important matters. We walk over the site and admire the Temple of Apollo, the theater, the stadion and the museum. We stay in Delphi for the night.
Day 8, Kalambaka
We drive through the mountains of Parnassos to the Monasteries of Meteora, built on the top of strangely shaped black rocks, which are marking the landscape. We visit two of these impressive monasteries and stay the night in Kalambaka.
Day 9, Corfu
We drive through the mountains and make a stop in the traditional village of Metsovo. Via Ioannina we reach the West-coach and by ferry we sail to the island Corfu, where we shall stay for 3 nights.
Day 10, Corfu
We make a panoramic tour over the island of Corfu and we visit Achilleon, the palace of Elisabeth of Austria (“Sissi”).
Day 11, Corfu
A free day in Corfu, to either visit Corfu town, to have a swim in the crystal clear sea or to be lazy at the pool of the hotel.
Day 12, On Board
Embarkation on board the ship, which takes us across the Adriatic Sea to Italy.
Day 13, Italy
Arrival in Italy and continue our journey back home