Greece & Turkey
Day 1:Arrive Athens
Meet and assist at International Athens Airport and transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation in Athens.
Day 2: Athens
Breakfast at hotel
Day 3: Athens – Moteora
Breakfast at hotel. Check out and Transfer to renowned Delphi. One hour and a half at leisure to stroll the picturesque village, enjoy the breathtaking scenery from the slopes of Mountain Parnassos till Itea, take pictures and enjoy a «Greek coffee». Depart for Kalambaka passing through picturesque villages and towns of central Greece.
Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka
Day 4:Kalambaka- Athens
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Meteora and enjoy the unique and most impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between earth and sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (photo stop at Leonida's monument) arrives in Athens early in the evening.
N.B. visits to archaeological sites and the Museum in Delphi are not included. Please ladies for the visit of the Monastery you need a skirt and the gentlemen long trousers.
Day 5: Athens
Breakfast at hotel. Half Day city tour with Acropolis and Museum. In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and start the half-day tour to Athens. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our 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 Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, 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. Return to the hotel for a free afternoon.
Day 6 : Athens- Istanbul
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer from hotel Athens to airport to board the flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival take the transfer to your pre booked hotel. Day is at leisure . Or you can choose any optional tour like Bosphorous Dinner cruise with Belly Dance .
Day 7: Istanbul
Breakfast at hotel. To day visit Egyptian Bazaar and Bosphorus Cruise. Cruise the waters with a panoramic Bosphorus Cruise tour and haggle at the Egyptian Bazaar, famous for its colorful spices on sale. Enjoy this panoramic Bosphorus Cruise tour with a trip to the Egyptian Bazaar. After your hotel pickup, we will cross the Golden Horn area were you will have a chance to take a photo from the car or bus. You will visit the colourful Egyptian Spice Market where you will have an opportunity to haggle with the vendors and buy local spices or souvenirs for yourself or friends back home. You will then be taken to the pier to board your Bosphorus cruise where you will see sights such as the Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, European and Asian side, and the Bosphorus Bridge on route. During this tour there may also be a visit to a leather showroom if time permits.
Day 8 : Istanbul
Breakfast at hotel. Day is at leisure or you can choose any optional tour Istanbul City tour / Bursa / Full day tour to Princess Island Etc.
Day 9: Istanbul- Homebound
Breakfast at hotel, Check out & get the transfer to the airport for final departure.
Tour Ends !!
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