|15 DAYS – 14 NIGHTS Friday Departures April 4 2000 to Nov 7 2000
DAY 1 : EN ROUTE – Depart the U.S.A. via overnight jet Flight to Athens, Greece. Dinner and breakfast served on board. (D)
DAY 2: ATHENS – Arrival at the Athens airport, where you will be met by Pharos personnel and assisted through customs and baggage claims formalities and escorted to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. (B)
DAY 3: ATHENS – After breakfast at the hotel, depart on a morning Athens city tour, which will introduce you to the most important cultural sites of this glorious city, such as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Constitution Square-Syntagma, the Presidential Palace, the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Olympic Games revived in modern era, Andrian’s Arch and the Temple of Zeus, the Acropolis, where you visit the Parthenon and the museum, Theseum and the Greek Orthodox Cathedral-Metropolis, the Monastiraki flea market, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Overnight in Athens. (B)
DAY 4: ATHENS – NAFPLION – After break-fast, you depart for the four day classical tour of the Greek mainland. Drive by the Saronic Gulf, on to Corinth canal and then on to MYCENAE, to see the Gate of the Lions and the Tomb of King Agamemnon. On to NAFPLION, the original Greek capital. In the afternoon, visit EPIDAURUS and its famous Theatre. Dinner and overnight in Nafplion. (B,D)
DAY 5: NAFPLION – OLYMPIA – Drive through the Central Peloponnese, passing the cities of MEGALOPOLIS and TRIPOLIS. Arriving in Olympia, visit the Stadium, where the first Olympics took place, the Temple of Zeus and
see the greatest sculpture of all times, “HERMES”, by Praxitelis. Dinner and overnight in Olympia. (B,D)
DAY 6: OLYMPIA – DELPHI – Driving through the plains of llia and Achaiia, on to PATRAS, pass RION-ANTIRION canal by ferry, driving through picturesque NAFPAKTOS, arrive in DELPHI, where you visit the Castalian Springs and the Sanctuary of Athenae Pronea. Dinner and overnight in Delphi. (B,D)
DAY 7: DELPHI – ATHENS – In the morning visit the museum and have ample time to stroll through the cobble-stoned streets of the village. Drive back to Athens for overnight. (B)
Round trip airfare to Athens from NYC (Add-ons available for the city of your choice)
Three nights hotel accommodation in Athens. 4 Four day Classical Tour of Greek Mainland.
Seven day cruise of the Greek Islands and Turkey (choice A) or Greek Islands plus Israel and Egypt (Choice B)
Breakfast throughout the tour. Lunch or Dinner while on the Classical tour, all meals while cruising,
All transfers, meeting and assistance by our local Pharos personnel.
Athens morning city tour.
Luxurious air-conditioned motorcoaches with English speaking guides, while touring.
All taxes, services and site entrance fees.
Pharos Tour document wallet.