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Glories of Greece (Winter 2018-19)
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Starting: Nov 12, 2018
Through: Apr 01, 2019
Book By: Mar 21 2019 11:59PM
# of Nights: 7
Supplier:  Insight Vacations
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  5438315
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Day Destination
1 Your Journey Begins     
2 Welcome to Athens.     
3 Athens, City of Gods.     
4 The pinnacles of Meteora.     
5 The Sacred Way and onto Olympia.     
6 Ancient Olympia.     
7 Mycenae and Nafplio.     
8 Depart Athens.     
 Number of Nights: 7
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Glories Of Greece (Winter 2018-19)
This popular journey covers a multitude of noteworthy ancient sites, majestic monuments and mystical monasteries.


Additional Included Highlights

  • Athens: See Hadrian's Arch and the Temple of Zeus.
  • Corinth Canal: Cross the amazing rock-cut channel dividing the Peloponnese from mainland Greece.

Authentic Dining

  • Olympia: Join a local chef and savour the regional specialties in a fun, exciting introduction to Greek cooking.
  • Athens: Toast the culmination of your journey in true Greek tradition at a lively Celebration Dinner with wine.
  • Dining Summary: 6 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 2 Three-course Dinners or Buffets (D) and 1 Signature Evening (SE) all with tea or coffee; plus 1 Welcome Dinner (WD) and 1 Celebration Dinner (CD) both with wine, plus tea or coffee.

Insight Experiences

  • Athens: Ascend the Acropolis with a Local Expert to admire the Parthenon, built in 5th century BC, as well as the smaller Temple of Athena Nike and the ‘Porch of the Maidens.'
  • Meteora: With a Local Expert, visit one of the remarkable centuries-old monasteries of Meteora, teetering on towers of rock and arguably the most spectacular place to visit in Greece.
  • Delphi: With your Local Expert, walk to The Sacred Way once lined with offertory temples. See the reconstructed Athenian Treasury and pass the superb Polygonal Wall to reach the Temple of Apollo, where the people would seek divine wisdom from the mysterious Oracle.
  • Mycenae: Walk through the Lion Gate past the royal beehive-tombs where Schliemann uncovered golden treasure, while hearing tales of Agamemnon from your Local Expert.
  • Mycenae: Meet the artisans of a family-run pottery studio and learn about their unique traditional methods.

Stay at the Best Addresses

  • Athens: The Divani Caravel is a luxury hotel situated in the heart of Athens. As a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, it epitomises refinement, elegance and exceptional service.
  • Nafplio: Nafplia Palace is located on the slope of the ancient fortress of Akronafplia. It offers rooms with views of the Argolic Bay and spacious private balconies overlooking Nafplio and the Bourtzi island fort.
  • Olympia: At the Antonios Hotel, the emphasis is on a comfortable and cosy stay. Take advantage of the discreet service and tranquil atmosphere. Rooms are functional and offer all the essential comforts.
  • Delphi: The Amalia Hotel is located within walking distance from the famous attractions of Delphi, such as the Archaeological Museum, the temple of Apollo and the Castalia Fountain.
  • Kalambaka: The Divani Meteroa is surrounded by the majestic, towering rocks known as Meteora, in the charming village of Kalambaka.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Thermopylae: See the Leonidas Monument dedicated to the brave warrior and his 300 Spartans.
  • Olympia: The stadium of Olympia hosted the ancient Olympic Games and the Heraia, the women's games in honour of Hera. See the Temple of Zeus, athlete's gymnasium and the stone marker where the sprint began.


Included Insight Services

  • Our highly-skilled Insight Tour Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend in a foreign land.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat touring coach, with extended Business Class legroom and on-board restroom (Alternate coaches and vehicles, without on-board facilities or 40 seats, may be used on occasion).
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included; you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish - a local tidbit representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
  • Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations.
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Travel Date Range Price From    
Nov 12, 2018 - Apr 01, 2019 Price Info    
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.

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