Athens City tour & Acropolis Museum (Half Day)

Athens City tour & Acropolis Museum (Half Day)

On this comprehensive morning tour, you will have the opportunity to see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens, from the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half-day sightseeing and Acropolis museum tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided half-day tour includes a headphones guidance will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.

First stop is at Panathinaikon Stadium, where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. You will proceed by passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass by the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, and finally Acropolis (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the Acropolis museum. Main attractions such as everyday life artifacts, ancient statues, the Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

For Acropolis hill, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide to you in order to help you decide if this tour or activity is right for you.

Cost 68€ per person
Program Morning Tour every day appx 07:30 – 13:30
Pick up/Drop off time and place to be announced

Highlights

  • Panoramic city tour of Athens city centre
  • Photo Stop at the Panathinaikon Stadium
  • Guided tour of Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Guided tour of the Acropolis Museum
  • See the Erechtheion with Caryatids

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees of the Acropolis and Acropolis museum
  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Pick up and drop off service from/ to Official Conference Hotels
  • Services of a Professional and licensed guide
  • Headphones (VOX system during summer season)
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Cape Sounion (Half Day)

Cape Sounion (Half Day)

Join our half day tour a half day afternoon trip from Athens full of images. Begin your Sounion tour with a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza). As you approach Cape Sounion, it rises like a sheer cliff out of the sea. At Cape Sounion you will visit the 5th century B.C. temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world (on a clear day you can see at least seven islands). The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.

Land masses to the west stand out in sharp profile: the island of Aegina backed by the mountains of the Peloponnese. The beauty of the surviving Doric columns has inspired many poets, including Lord Byron who carved his name on one of the columns.

Cost 40€ per person
Program Afternoon every day tour appx 15:00 – 19:00
Pick up/Drop off time and place to be announced

Highlights

  • Guided visit of the Temple of Poseidon
  • Panoramic views of the Aegean sea & its islands

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees of the Temple of Poseidon
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Pick up and drop off service from/ to Official Conference Hotels
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Delphi One Day with lunch (Full Day)

Delphi One Day with lunch (Full Day)

Depart for one day trip from Athens to Delphi to explore one of the most famous archaeological sites of Greece. Along the way, you will see the plain of Boeotia, an agricultural center and you will also pass by the city of Theva, the birthplace of King Oedipus.

You will continue your Delphi day tour towards Mt. Parnassus, making a short rest stop outside the town of Levadia. The tour continues then to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Pass by Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site and view the monument of the Argive Kings, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall, the monument of Platea and the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and Delphi museum, with its spectacular exhibits include the frieze of the Treasury of the Sifnians, the Naxian Sphinx, the Statue of Antinoos the metopes of the Athenian treasury, the famous bronze Charioteer, originally created to commemorate a victory during the 476 B.C. Pythian Games, and many other artifacts.

After lunch, you will return to Athens via the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its valuable hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese.

Expect mostly warm weather in Greece during the day and cooler at night. For day trips, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended. The site of Delphi is perched on the side of a hill. All visitors are rewarded with a beautiful view over the site and the valley beyond. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide to you in order to help you decide if this tour or activity is right for you.

Cost 98€ per person
Program Full Day Tour on Monday, October 8, 2018 appx 07:30 – 19:00
Pick up/Drop off time and place to be announced

Highlights

  • Short stop at the Corinth Canal
  • Guided tour in Mycenae
  • Lion's Gate
  • Visit the tomb of Agamemnon
  • Entrance to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Pick up and drop off service from/ to Official Conference Hotels
  • Services of a Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Lunch
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks and beverages

Poros - Hydra – Aegina with lunch (One Day Cruise)

Poros - Hydra – Aegina with lunch (One Day Cruise)

Take a day cruise from Athens to the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina for a relaxing day on the sea. With all your transport, transfers and buffet lunch organized, you can sit back and enjoy your leisurely day cruise with free time to explore on each island. After transferring from Athens to Piraeus by motor coach, you'll set sail for the island of Poros, where you'll have free time for strolling and shopping.

Next stop is the island of Hydra. You will have about 1 hour and 45 minutes at your leisure to enjoy the unique charms of the island, the amphitheater shape of which once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. From the decks, you will be able to admire the very special architecture and dramatic landscapes of this island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history. Upon arrival in Aegina, you can either join an excursion to the Temple of Aphaia (cost not included) or take a walk around the main town. Aegina is one of the Saronic islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf. The lovely island is only 31 miles (50 kilometers) from Athens, and is a popular getaway for Athenians during the summer months. After sailing back to Piraeus port you'll be transferred to Athens.

The order in which we shall visit the islands is either Poros – Hydra – Aegina or Aegina – Poros – Hydra which does not change the duration of stay on any of the islands.

Cost 90€ per person
Program Full Day Tour every day appx 07:15 – 19:00
Pick up/Drop off time and place to be announced

Highlights

  • Poros island
  • Hydra island
  • Aegina island
  • Optional tours in Aegina (Panoramic island tour - Temple of Afaia)
  • Greek dance show and music on board

Inclusions

  • Greek dance show and music
  • All taxes
  • Pick up and drop off service from/ to Official Conference Hotels
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Cost of optional tours in Aegina
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks and beverages

Stavros Niarchos Foundation & Riviera Tour

Stavros Niarchos Foundation & Riviera Tour

Your tour will start with a visit to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre, the brand new cultural gem of Athens. You will explore the architectural marvel designed by world-famous Renzo Piano, which houses the National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Greek National Opera (GNO), where you will gain an insight of their rich cultural and historical background. You will then enjoy a picnic at the lush garden landscape of the SNF Park, a green oasis in the heart of the city.

Your exploration will continue with a stop at the Maritime Tradition Museum, where you will admire ships of historical significance and will get a glimpse of Greece’s timeless maritime history. In the company of your Insider guide, you will reach Marina Flisvou, a unique spot in Athens. Cafe’s, restaurants, shops and of course some of the world’s best yachts can be seen here. You will relax by the sea and enjoy some Greek wine and delicious Greek delicatessen.

Cost 57€ per person (minimum participation 10 and maximum 14 persons)
Program 4-hour tour on Wednesday October 10th 2018
Pick up/Drop off time in central Athens to be announced

Highlights

  • Impressive architectural design
  • Green Oasis of SNF park
  • Maritime Tradition Museum

Inclusions

  • 4-hour private excursion
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Services of a specialized guide
  • Greek coffee or refreshment treat

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Athens Orientation Through the Senses Guided Tour

Athens Orientation Through the Senses Guided Tour

A perfect choice combining a leisurely sightseeing walk with some of the most characteristic tastes of our city.

With the company of your licensed guide you will get the feel of a city which has been inhabited for 4000 years, walk past some of the must-sees of Athens, and learn about the local culinary culture and way of life. You will walk to the old quarter Athens and marvel Plaka neighborhood with its picturesque cobbled streets and quaint restored buildings, filled with a plethora of distinctive shops. You will pass by beautiful Neoclassical buildings, as well as famous sites, such as the Roman Agora, the Tower of the winds, Hadrian’s Library and more.

Athens is one of the best places to tantalize your taste buds! Through this tour you will learn all about the tastes Athenians cherish and indulge in mouth-watering sweet and savory delicacy tastings as well as authentic spirits that are closely interwoven with the Greek lifestyle.

Cost 63€ per person (minimum participation 10 and maximum 14 persons)
Program 4-hour tour on Tuesday October 9th 2018
Pick up/Drop off time in central Athens to be announced

Highlights

  • Plaka the old neighborhood of Atrhens
  • Characteristic greek tastes

Inclusions

  • 4-hour excursion
  • ervices of a specialized guide
  • Tasting stops (3)
  • Farewell Gift
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Transfer to starting/ending point of the tour in central Athens
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Sail aboard the Apollon, a handcrafted traditional wooden sailing yacht, 25 meters long. The yacht has seven cabins with en suite bath, a fully equipped galley and indoor salon. The Apollon’s average speed is ten knots per hour.

From Alimos Marina guests sail eastward along the Athens Riviera with stunning landscape and seascape views and return in the same direction back to Alimos Marina. During the cruise guests enjoy an open bar with a variety of wines and beer. A guitarist plays live music in the background during the cruise.

Cost 200€ per person (minimum participation 10 and maximum 30 persons)
Program Afternoon tour on Monday October 8th 2018
Pick up time from Syntagma Sq.-central Athens and Drop off time, to be announced

Highlights

  • Sail down the scenic "Athens Riviera" coastline
  • Enjoy open bar of beer and wine throughout the cruise (no hard liquor)
  • Listen to live guitar music during the cruise
  • Buffet self-serve four course dinner al fresco with sea views

Inclusions

  • Coach transfers from central Athens (Syntagma Sq) to Alimos Marina at beginning and end of cruise
  • Apollon Yacht with four-man crew
  • Diesel, insurance and port taxes
  • One Cruise Director / Hostess for per 20 guests
  • Open bar on the yacht offering wine, beer, and beverages
  • Live guitar player during cruise
  • Four course self-serve buffet dinner, includes salad, appetizers, fish entrée, dessert, water, 1 bottle wine per four pax or 2 beers per person

Exclusions

  • Transfer to starting/ending point of the tour in central Athens
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Hippocrates Wellness Retreat

Hippocrates Wellness Retreat

Ancient Greeks like Hippocrates were the first ones to study the health and healing properties of thermal waters and natural healing methods. Lake Vouliagmeni is a perfect venue for a wellness retreat because of its thermal waters, the garra rufa fish skin exfoliators who live naturally in the lake, the astounding and calming natural setting of the lake, the surrounding terrain for an active walk and the site’s on-site spa therapies.

Guests are welcomed with a lemon cooler while hearing about the geological marvels of Lake Vouliagmeni, coupled with an enlightening lecture of the history of natural healing in Greece from ancient times beginning with Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, to the modern era with Greece’s array of natural springs spas and alternative healing therapies.

Guests start their activities with a yoga class given by a certified Hatha instructor, the most gentle form of yoga. (Other schools of yoga available on request). This is followed by water aerobics led by a fitness trainer who explains the healthful effects aquatic exercising. Thereafter guests may continue swimming in the lake to its farther reaches on their own. This is followed by an illuminating lecture from a certified nutritionist covering such topics as the benefits of organic food, the importance of digestion and various diets optimum for sound health.

Cost 200€ per person (minimum participation 7 and maximum 30 persons)
Program Full Day tour on Wednesday October 10th 2018
Pick up time from Syntagma Sq.-central Athens and Drop off time, to be announced

Highlights

  • Swim in Lake Vouliagmeni’s thermal waters at 24 degrees Celsius year round
  • Let the garra rufa fish tickle your feet and legs when they bite your skin cells as a natural exfoliant
  • Practice yoga moves on the green grass at the edge of the Lake amidst lush aromatic pine trees
  • Walk the path surrounding the lake

Inclusions

  • Transfers from central Athens (Syntagma Sq.) to Lake Vouliagmeni and back
  • Tour Director
  • Entry fees to Lake Vouliameni
  • Complimentary welcome beverage
  • One hour of yoga with certified instructor
  • One hour of aqua aerobics with certified fitness instructor
  • One hour lecture with certified nutritionist
  • Option for one hour gentle hike with guide or private treatment of massage, manicure, pedicure or facial
  • Three course lunch at Lake Vouliameni – two mezes, salad, entre choice of fish or meat or vegetarian, water, beverage or wine or beer

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Santorini 2 days Tour

Santorini 2 days Tour

Santorini, this former volcanic island offer amazing views from the caldera, unique sunset from Oia village and great red, white and black beaches. Arrive afternoon and during the trip you will have the chance to see some of the most beautiful islands of Aegean. Arriving at the port of Santorini transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day free at leisure in order to enjoy one of the most romantic islands of the world.

The next morning is at your leisure to relax on amazing beaches or to visit the main town, Fira, which is a bustling place which invites everyone to shop, stroll through its streets, or enjoy a meal in one of the restaurants overlooking the volcanic site. If you like the history you may visit "Akrotiri" site to see the ancient remains after the volcano explosion. In the afternoon transfer to the port.

Your stay in Santorini is unescorted and gives you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy your time on the island at your own leisure.

Cost 345€/ per person (sharing double room in 4* Hotel)
445€/ Single room in 4* Hotel
Speed boat supplement: 70€ per person
Program Two days tour on 4-5 or 11-12 October 2018
Pick up/Drop off time to be announced

Highlights

  • Explore the island of Santorini at your leisure
  • Fira town with its traditional narrow walkways
  • Amazing volcanic view
  • Breathtaking Oia sunset
  • Explore the volcano or visit Akrotiri site

Inclusions

  • Round trip economy ferry tickets
  • Convinient round trip port transfers in Athens as well as in Santorini
  • Hotel accomodation (4* Hotel at Kamari area)
  • Breakfast

Exclusions

  • Gratuites (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel accommodation tax

Delphi-Meteora 2 days Tour

Delphi-Meteora 2 days Tour

Τhis two day tour is an excellent opportunity for visiting the majestic Meteora grey rocks and its cliff-top monasteries.

The first day you will arrive at Delphi around noon. Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins, Delphi was considered the center of the earth and the universe, and played a central role in the classical Greek world. Visit at the archaeological site and the TEMPLE of APOLLO famous for its oracle. In the afternoon after lunch depart through Central Greece and the cities of Lamia (short stop), Trikala crossing the Thessalian plain, to Kalambaka (a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks, and crowded by the METEORA Monasteries (short stop for souvenirs). Overnight stay in Kalambaka.

The second day leave in the morning for nearby Meteora for a tour of the cliff-top monasteries to visit two different BYZANTINE MONASTERIES* built on top of rock towers and providing fantastic views over the plain. Meteora is included on the UNESCO world heritage monument list.

The monasteries are perched on top of towers of sandstone, which for centuries provided totally inaccessible retreats for the monks. Meteora is considered one of the most beautiful area of mainland Greece, and its monasteries are one of the country's most unique attractions. By your return you may visit optionally a factory of Byzantine style icons. Return to Athens passing by the heroic monument of Leonidas king of Sparta in THERMOPYLAE (short stop for photos).

Cost 180€/ per person (Half Board, sharing double room)
230€/ Single room (Half Board)
Program Two days tour on 4-5 or 11-12 October 2018
Pick up/Drop off time to be announced

Highlights

  • Entrance at Delphi archaelogical site
  • Visit temple of Apollo
  • Two Meteora Byzantine Monasteries
  • Great Meteoro monastery
  • Monument of King Leonidas of Sparta

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Services of a Professional and Licensed guide
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Hotel accomodation (4*)

Exclusions

  • Visit of Delphi museum is not included
  • Gratuites (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel accommodation tax

Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora 4 Days Classical Greece Tour

Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora 4 Days Classical Greece Tour

Explore the glory of ancient Greece with this four day classical tour from Athens. With this unique tour visit and enjoy five UNESCO'S world heritage sites.

1st DAY: Depart from Athens for the Corinth canal (short stop). Drive to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to Nauplia (short stop) and through the plain of Argos arrive to Myceane. Visit the archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs) depart for Olympia, the birth place of the Olympic Games. Overnight stay Olympia.

2nd DAY: Visit the archaeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the archaeological Museum. Depart via PATRAS (short stop) to RION, cross the Corinthian bay by the bridge to ANTIRION. Pass by the city of Nafpakros and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. In the afternoon visit the picturesque mountain village of Arachova. Overnight stay in Delphi.

3rd DAY: Visit the archaeological site, and, the Museum of Delphi. Depart for Kalambaka via Central Greece (short stop by Lamia). Overnight stay in Kalambaka (a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks and crowned by the Meteora Monasteries).

4th DAY: Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the BYZANTINE MONASTERIES. Return to Athens passing the heroic monument of Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae.

Please note: To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts.

Cost 520€/ per person (Half Board, sharing double room)
640€/ Single room (Half Board)
Program Four days tour on 2-5 or 13-16 October 2018
Pick up/Drop off time to be announced

Highlights

  • Corinth Canal
  • Mycenae archaelogical site
  • Ancient theater of Epidaurus
  • Olympia archaelogical site & museum
  • Delphi site & museum
  • Meteora rocks with its spiritual monasteries

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Services of a Professional and Licensed guide
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • Hotel accomodation (4*)

Exclusions

  • Hotel accommodation tax
  • Gratuites (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses

Archaeological Museum tour & City orientation tour

Archaeological Museum tour & City orientation tour

The bus will pick you up from the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC) and you will take a panoramic orientation tour to view some important Landmarks of Athens, such as the Panathenaikon Stadium that was built in 1869-1870 for the 1st modern Olympic games, the Greek Parliament, the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens and the National Library.

You will then visit the National Archaeological Museum, the largest and most representative archaeological museum in Greece. You will enjoy a professional and profound tour of the most interesting exhibits and get acquainted with the different periods of the Greek History and Art.

After conclusion of the tour, re-board the bus and return back to Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC).

Cost 40€/ per person
Program Morning Tour every day except Monday which is an afternoon tour
Pick up/Drop off time and place to be announced
Minimum Participation 25 people

Highlights

  • Guided visit Archaelogical Museum

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Pick up and drop off service from/ Congress Venue
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Benaki Museum & Byzantine Museum Walking tour

Benaki Museum & Byzantine Museum Walking tour

From the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC) you will make a short stop to Parko Eleftherias (Freedom Park) with a statue of El.Venizelos. During the military junta of 1967 to 1974 in Greece, the building in Parko Eleftherias was used to house the military police headquarters; the building just behind, which currently houses the Museum of Anti-dictatorial and Democratic Resistance, meanwhile, was a detention and torture facility.

You will then walk towards Byzantine & Christian Museum where you will see religious artefacts of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, post-Byzantine and later periods. The museum has over 25,000 artefacts in its possession. The artefacts date from between the 3rd and 20th century AD, and their provenance encompasses the entire Greek world, as well as regions in which Hellenism flourished. The size and range of the collections and value of the exhibits makes the Museum a veritable treasury of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and culture.

Afterwards you will walk towards the Benaki Museum, the most impressive neoclassical building of Athens and one of the most important museums in the city, with unique and beautiful exhibits, which will introduce you to the fascinating Greek culture from antiquity to present time. You will also walk through a nice area of the centre of the city and you will admire some beautiful historical spots, monuments and government buildings. After conclusion of the visit, walk back to Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC).

Cost 60€/ per person
Program Wednesday to Saturday morning Tour
Pick up/Drop off time and place to be announced
Minimum Participation 25 people

Highlights

  • Guided Tour to Museums

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Pick up and drop off service from/ Congress Venue
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses