DAY 1: Athens – Athens tour
Welcome to Greece! Upon arrival at Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos, International Airport, you will be greeted by an OUTstanding Travel Representative, who will assist with your luggage and escort you to your hotel Athens. Enjoy the private transfer and check-in to your hotel downtown Athens, the birthplace of western civilization, once hailed as the Paris of the Mediterranean, is now a bustling modern city, a colorful tapestry of eastern and western influences, full of outdoor cafes, pedestrian streets, parks and gardens, street bazaars, dilapidated mansions and ancient ruins.
During your first exploration, you're sure to get a glimpse of the beauty of the most famous Greek landmark, the Parthenon. Today you have free time to relax or have a light dinner at Gazi, in the youthful heart of Athens – the perfect way to end the day, accompanied, of course, by your favorite after-dinner drink and some terrific music.
DAY 2: Athens Tour
After your delicious breakfast, you will be met by your guide at your hotel for your walking tour of Athens.
The tour begins with the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier and watch the changing of the guards. Continue towards the National Gardens and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, and you will view both Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. From there you walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walk way of Dionysiou Areopagitou and pass by the Melina statue.
Enter the Acropolis from the south slope to avoid the crowds & also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill enjoy a breathtaking view of the city below. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument & the surrounding monuments such as the Herodes Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars & Pnyx Hills. Onto the Acropolis Museum - which is a must see.
After the tour you will have afternoon free, and afterwards picked up for your transfer to Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, for your flight back home with everlasting memories of Athens! Goodbye and Antío and see you soon.
THE RATES INCLUDE:
•1 overnight in the above mentioned hotels on Bed and Breakfast Basis •Assistance at Athens airport upon arrival by an OUTstanding Travel representative
•Private transfer from Athens International Airport to Athens (Day 1)
•1 overnight in the above mentioned hotels on Bed and Breakfast Basis
•Private walking tour with a guide of Athens (Day 2)
•Private transfer from the Hotel in Athens to Athens Airport (Day 2)
•Entrance fees to the following sites: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum
The rates exclude:
• Expenses of personal nature
• Any flights
• Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
• Gratituities not included
• Any other item not mentioned above
•Up to 29 days prior to arrival date: 15% from the total services
•28 – 21 days before arrival date: 30% from the total services
•20 – 14 days before arrival date: 50% from the total services
•13 – 7 days before arrival date: 80% from the total services
•Less than 7 days before arrival date: 100% from the total Services
It is our company policy to receive a 30% deposit upon booking, and full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival.