Biblical Tour of Greece (7D6N)
from Kavala to Athens
Day to Day Itinerary
DAY 01. ARRIVAL / KAVALA
Lunch, Dinner) Meet on the Greece side of the border and walk to the coach. Depart and drive via the first Greek town, Alexandroupolis and transfer to a local restaurant for lunch (starters, salad, main course, dessert). Continue along the coast to Kavala, Biblical Neapolis. Drive to and visit Philippi. See the remains of the Agora, the Octagon, the remains of the 2 Basilicas and St. Paul’s prison. Completing the tour, drive to Kavala. Dinner and overnight in Kavala hotel.
DAY 02. KAVALA / THESSALONIKI
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast at the hotel. If not done, visit Philippi. Continue along the coast to Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki. Proceed on tour. See the White Tower, (the symbol of the city), the Via Egnatia, the Church of St. Dimitrios, the Rotunda and visit the archaeological museum. Lunch at a local restaurant for lunch (starters, salad, main course, dessert). Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki hotel.
DAY 03. THESSALONIKI / KALAMBAKA
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast at the hotel. Drive south, into central Greece, to Kalambaka, the town nestling at the foot of Meteora. On the way, visit the mountain town of Veria. See the spot from where St. Paul preached the gospel. Continue onto Kalambaka. Lunch at a local restaurant for lunch (starters, salad, main course, dessert). Arrive in Kalambaka. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka hotel.
DAY 04. KALAMBAKA (METEORA) / DELPHI
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Meteora with its impressive scenery, visit 2 monasteries, suspended between earth and sky. Inside, see priceless historical and religious treasures. Lunch at a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). Depart for Delphi, the navel of the earth. Dinner and overnight in Delphi Hotel.
DAY 05. DELPHI / ATHENS
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to and visit the archaeological site of Delphi. On the slopes of Mt. Parnassus, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. See and visit the Doric Temple, the Treasury of the Athenians and see Castalia Spring. Visit also the museum holding masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture such as the bronze charioteer. Lunch at a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, depart for Athens. On the way back, passing the mountain village of Arachova, Levadia and the town of Thebes. Arrive in the evening in Athens and transfer to a local restaurant for dinner (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After dinner transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight in Athens Hotel.
DAY 06. ONE DAY ARGOLIS TOUR
(Corinth Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Epidaurus): (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Breakfast in the hotel. Depart Athens by the coastal road and stop to see the Corinth Canal. Drive on to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Agammemnon. (The leader of the Troy War). Visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls and the Royal Tomb. Lunch at a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). Continue to Nafplion and see this charming town. Drive onto and visit the 4th B.C. theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its acoustics. Return to Athens and transfer to a local restaurant for dinner (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After dinner transfer back and overnight in Athens Hotel.
DAY 07. ATHENS SIGHTSEEING TOUR / DEPARTURE
(Breakfast, Lunch,----) Breakfast in the hotel. Proceed on Full Day Athens tour. With an official English Speaking Guide, see Syntagma Square, (Constitution Square), the House of Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the Evzones in their traditional costume. See the Athens Academy and the University. Stop at the Pan Athenaic Olympic stadium, (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896). See the archaeological site of the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. Visit the world famous site of the Acropolis and see the Propylaea, the Parthenon. Transfer for lunch to a local restaurant (starters, salad, main course, dessert). After lunch, continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era, the new museum of Acropolis (Mondays closed). Completing the tour, transfer to the airport for your flight back home,
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