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Athens Stopover

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 530

Ancient and modern Athens is steeped in history and culture. Marvel at the Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, stroll among the many important temples of the ancient gods and enjoy a day to Delphi, home of the mystical oracle.


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Spend time in one of the world’s oldest cities, the cradle of civilization and birthplace of democracy. Included is an extensive tour of the city which includes a visit to the Acropo lis, the ancient citadel which dominates Athens as it sits on a rocky hill. It is crowned by the Parthenon, the temple dedicated to the goddess, Athena. Afterwards, visit the Temple of Olympic Zeus, once the largest temple in Greece, the Panathinaikon Stadium, the site of the first Olympic Games in 1896, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Parliament Building. Finally enjoy a visit to view the treasures of the Acropolis Museum.

The following day, travel out of Athens to Delphi, the home of the famous oracle of ancient Greece. Delphi lies under the dominating Mount Parnassus. Here visit the Temple of Apollo and other archaeological sites. See the site of the second most important games after the ancient Olympics, the Pythian Games. Also visit the interesting Delphi Museum.

A further day in Athens is at leisure to discover more of the attractions of this great city.

 

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Accommodation in Athens

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    Herodion Hotel Athens



    Near the historic Plaka and Thission districts, and right in the heart of the upscale Acropolis residential neighbourhood, guests will find the professional team and family-like hospitality that is the Herodion Hotel. It sits regally at the foot of the ancient Acropolis and Parthenon - ...

    Near the historic Plaka and Thission districts, and right in the heart of the upscale Acropolis residential neighbourhood, guests will find the professional team and family-like hospitality that is the Herodion Hotel. It sits regally at the foot of the ancient Acropolis and Parthenon - the cultural and architectural landmarks that help define Athens, Greece, and its impact on the modern world. It is the only hotel with sweeping views of both the Acropolis and the acclaimed New Acropolis Museum, distanced only a few metres from its south entrance. Guests can't help but feel the history, even amid the contemporary style of this elegant Athens hotel.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Gift Shop
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service

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    Royal Olympic Hotel Athens



    The hotel lies just in front of the famous Temple of Zeus and National Garden. We are underneath the Acropolis and only 2 minutes' walk to the new Acropolis Museum. After a complete renovation that finished in 2009, the Royal Olympic was transformed to an ...

    The hotel lies just in front of the famous Temple of Zeus and National Garden. We are underneath the Acropolis and only 2 minutes' walk to the new Acropolis Museum. After a complete renovation that finished in 2009, the Royal Olympic was transformed to an art hotel very elegantly decorated and more important very well looked after in every detail. One of the aspects given particular attention to, was to create a very personal hotel and as much environmentally friendly as possible. The Roof Garden restaurant and bar opened recently offering the ultimate dinning and wining experience in front of the most spectacular view in Athens. The famous chef will be delighted to guide you through the secret paths of Greek cuisine while enjoying the unforgettable view.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Currency Exchange
    • Drycleaning
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Hairdryers
    • Housekeeping Service
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Library
    • Mini Bar
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Non Smoking Rooms
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
    • TV

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    Athens Gate Hotel



    This hotel has a prestigious location in the historic heart of Athens, exactly opposite the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Gate which was constructed by the Athenians to welcome the Roman emperor Adrianos (Hadrian). Very easy to access, the hotel is located 500 meters ...

    This hotel has a prestigious location in the historic heart of Athens, exactly opposite the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Gate which was constructed by the Athenians to welcome the Roman emperor Adrianos (Hadrian). Very easy to access, the hotel is located 500 meters from the Acropolis and 100 meters from the New Acropolis Museum. The Constitution (Syntagma) Square, and the commercial center of Athens are, also, only 500 meters away. The view of the city from the hotel's roof top is possibly the best in the whole of Athens.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Coffee/Tea Making Facilities
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Lounge
    • Non Smoking Rooms
    • Restaurant
    • TV

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    Electra Palace Hotel Athens



    Stately, with the air of an era long gone, the Electra Palace Athens, hospitable and aristocratic, awaits to welcome you in the heart of the city. Classical in its architecture and design, blending beautifully with the noble historical buildings of the Plaka area, the hotel's ...

    Stately, with the air of an era long gone, the Electra Palace Athens, hospitable and aristocratic, awaits to welcome you in the heart of the city. Classical in its architecture and design, blending beautifully with the noble historical buildings of the Plaka area, the hotel's elegant luxury is complemented by the majestic views of the Acropolis that can be enjoyed from the rooftop restaurant, pool, rooms and suites.

    Marble-tiled bathrooms; soft duvets; Jacuzzi bathtubs; custom furniture; these are but a few of the details that make the Electra Palace Athens luxuriously enjoyable. The amenities of our hotel will leave you wanting for nothing more: for your comfort and enjoyment, here you will find free Wi-Fi internet connection, laptop size electronic safes and fully equipped bathrooms with hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, magnifying mirror and more.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Concierge
    • Foreign Exchange
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Luggage Storage
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Room Service

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    New Hotel Athens



    Hotel NEW is giving a new approach to young interior design, providing an energetic hospitality and seductive customer-centered services. New Hotel is the first hotel project by the award-winning designer duo Fernando and Humberto Campana. The NEW hotel is a 79 room establishment on each ...

    Hotel NEW is giving a new approach to young interior design, providing an energetic hospitality and seductive customer-centered services. New Hotel is the first hotel project by the award-winning designer duo Fernando and Humberto Campana. The NEW hotel is a 79 room establishment on each floor and public space area has been creatively re-NEW-ed to included remnants of the former Olympic Palace Hotel. The interior designs are merely outstanding, custom-made furniture and handmade fixtures making guest feel as if they are staying in a Grand Art installation.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Check-In Time
    • Check-Out Time
    • Hairdryers
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Luggage Storage
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service

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    King George Hotel Athens



    Dating back to 1930 and located in the centre of Athens, the 5-star King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel represents the absolute essence of a fascinating boutique hotel. Perfectly situated for captivating experiences, a truly inspiring and gracious venue, King George is located within walking ...

    Dating back to 1930 and located in the centre of Athens, the 5-star King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel represents the absolute essence of a fascinating boutique hotel. Perfectly situated for captivating experiences, a truly inspiring and gracious venue, King George is located within walking distance from the wonders of Athens. The Acropolis, Agora, Plaka and Thission are nearby, so too are upmarket boutiques, world-renowned museums, and the city's vibrant business district.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Restaurant

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    Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens



    With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded deluxe Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivalled perspective of Athens' mythical history. Situated right in the heart of the city, since 1874, ...

    With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded deluxe Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivalled perspective of Athens' mythical history. Situated right in the heart of the city, since 1874, the landmark hotel is within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums and the business district. Escape to the GB Spa Athens for a GB Collection Exclusive Massage or an indulgent respite in the Thermal Suite. The GB Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar serves the finest champagne - the ideal complement for the setting sun beyond the imposing Acropolis. The Cellar stocks more than 3,000 bottles of the finest vintages - allow us to create the finest wine tasting has never been so exquisite.

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    • Check-In Time
    • Check-Out Time
    • Internet Access
    • Lobby
    • Sauna
    • Spa
    • Swimming Pool
    • TV

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    Athens Avenue Hotel



    Avenue Hotel welcomes you to Athens and offers elegant and comfortable accommodation, along with smooth accessibility to the sights and attractions of the city. In an inspired setting, we have created a special place for you on Sygrou Avenue. Modern architecture and minimal décor, earthly ...

    Avenue Hotel welcomes you to Athens and offers elegant and comfortable accommodation, along with smooth accessibility to the sights and attractions of the city. In an inspired setting, we have created a special place for you on Sygrou Avenue. Modern architecture and minimal décor, earthly tones prevailing and abundant sunlight, luxury and modernity compose an excellent stay in Athens. The hotel has been designed with respect to the environment and is perfectly eco-friendly and sustainable. Enjoy wonderful facilities and amenities, views to Athens and exquisite aesthetics in a warm and friendly ambience.

    The 4 star hotel is located on one of the most significant and central streets of Athens and combines convenience with unparalleled style.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Baby-Sitting(on request)
    • Ironing Service
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Luggage Storage
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Parking
    • Room Service
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Secretarial Services
    • Wake-up service
    • WiFi

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    Athens Zafolia Hotel



    Athens Zafolia Hotel is a modern hotel located in downtown Athens. The Athens Zafolia Hotel provides guest with high standard services and accomodations. It offers exclusive opportunity for relaxation and tranquility. The hotel carries a bar and a resturant overlooking a spectacular view. Zafolia is ...

    Athens Zafolia Hotel is a modern hotel located in downtown Athens. The Athens Zafolia Hotel provides guest with high standard services and accomodations. It offers exclusive opportunity for relaxation and tranquility. The hotel carries a bar and a resturant overlooking a spectacular view. Zafolia is a great choice for business and social gatherings, presentation, lectures and any other events.

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    • Bar
    • Air Conditioning
    • ATM
    • Room Service
    • WiFi

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    Electra Hotel Athens



    Inviting and welcoming, the Electra Athens in the city commercial district is the place to stay, whether you are here for business or pleasure. Our hotel rooms and suites are ideally located to host your city break or business trip without sacrificing the style and ...

    Inviting and welcoming, the Electra Athens in the city commercial district is the place to stay, whether you are here for business or pleasure. Our hotel rooms and suites are ideally located to host your city break or business trip without sacrificing the style and comfort you are used to. The hotel features comfortable rooms, supreme amenities and delicious breakfast and meals. In the breakfast restaurant and all-day cafe, tasty dishes complete the delightful experience. Hotel Electra offer facilities for travelers that are in town for business: you will find natural- lit conference hall, and when on business downtime, you get to enjoy the sights and vibrant Athens Scene.

    Facilities

    • 24 hour Front desk
    • Foreign Currency Exchange
    • Luggage Storage
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Wake-up service

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 530

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Day 1

Athens Airport to Athens Hotel Private

Duration1 Hour

Athenian Callirhoe Hotel Athens

You will discover a distinctive building with elegant interior design and enjoy the very best in luxury and service while being spoiled with the "little things" a guest needs to make one feel at home. Entice yourself with our creative Mediterranean and International cuisine, admiring at the same time the magnificent Acropolis and Lycabettus view. Centrally located, in a short distance from all the city's cultural highlights, attractions and commercial centre, it is ideal for leisure and business travelers.

Meal Plan Buffet Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
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Athenian Callirhoe Hotel Athens

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    Athenian Callirhoe Hotel Athens



    You will discover a distinctive building with elegant interior design and enjoy the very best in luxury and service while being spoiled with the "little things" a guest needs to make one feel at home. Entice yourself with our creative Mediterranean and International cuisine, admiring ...

    You will discover a distinctive building with elegant interior design and enjoy the very best in luxury and service while being spoiled with the "little things" a guest needs to make one feel at home. Entice yourself with our creative Mediterranean and International cuisine, admiring at the same time the magnificent Acropolis and Lycabettus view. Centrally located, in a short distance from all the city's cultural highlights, attractions and commercial centre, it is ideal for leisure and business travelers.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Babysitting Service
    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Hairdryers
    • Housekeeping Service
    • Massage Facilities
    • Restaurant(s)
    • TV

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Day 2

Athens Morning Tour including Acropolis Museum

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Your expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma. On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.

Duration5 Hours
Day 3

Full Day Delphi without Lunch

Drive along the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing the towns of Thebes - connected with the tragedy of king Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova, famous for its colourful rugs and carpets (short stop). Arrive at Delphi, the centre of the ancient world - the "Omphalos" (Navel) of the Earth - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic world. On the slopes of mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios.

Visit the treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the museum containing such masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Return to Athens by the same route.

Duration12 Hours
Day 4

Athens Hotel to Athens Airport Private

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Daily April through October

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Round trip private port or airport transfers
  • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Athens
  • Breakfast daily
  • Athens city tour
  • Full day Delphi tour.

PRICE EXLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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