Spotlight on Greece

Greece
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Weekly
$28^^
Monthly
$119^
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Availability

From 26/04/2021 to 07/10/2021

Departure dates & prices

Dates Availability Price
  • Apr Mon 26 2021 to Apr Thu 29 2021
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    $1,425*
  • May Mon 03 2021 to May Thu 06 2021
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    $1,485*
  • May Mon 17 2021 to May Thu 20 2021
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    $1,495*
  • May Mon 31 2021 to Jun Thu 03 2021
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    $1,495*
  • Jun Mon 14 2021 to Jun Thu 17 2021
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    $1,495*
  • Jun Mon 28 2021 to Jul Thu 01 2021
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    $1,549*
  • Jul Mon 12 2021 to Jul Thu 15 2021
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    $1,549*
  • Jul Mon 26 2021 to Jul Thu 29 2021
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    $1,549*
  • Aug Mon 09 2021 to Aug Thu 12 2021
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    $1,549*
  • Aug Mon 23 2021 to Aug Thu 26 2021
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    From
    $1,485*
  • Sep Mon 06 2021 to Sep Thu 09 2021
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    $1,485*
  • Sep Mon 20 2021 to Sep Thu 23 2021
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    $1,485*
  • Oct Mon 04 2021 to Oct Thu 07 2021
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    $1,485*

What's included

Accommodation.
Sleep twin or triple share in charming hotels set in brilliant locations in the heart of each city we visit.
If you prefer to sleep alone (or your snoring demands as much) then you have the option to upgrade to a private room at an additional cost.
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Food.
Wrap your taste buds around the fresh catch of the day, as well as traditional moreish favourites like moussaka and halloumi.
We'll cover your breakfast every day, and will also treat you to 2 two dinners.
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Staff.
A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life.
An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps.
Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past.
This is your team.
Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive Athens Welcome to Athens, Greek adventurers! The clock starts now on uncovering this ancient country and all its quirks. We're calling it now, that this trip is THE ancient history lovers dream. Settle in to your hotel before catching up with the crew, where a traditional Athens affair is on the cards for those wanting to get straight down to the business of being cultural. On our optional dinner we'll head to the city's old town and dinner, traditional dancing as you feast your eyes (and stomach) with mouthwatering Greek tastes, under the watchful eye of the Acropolis to complete the scene. We can't think of a better way to get right into the Greek way of life.
  • Day 2 - Athens to Olympia via Corinth and Mycenae Not a second of today will go to waste. Europe's oldest city will unfold itself this morning as we take to the Parthenon and the Acropolis with the knowledge of a local, then explore the first modern Olympic Stadium from the 1896 Games. That's some really old Olympic vibes right there.Rugged mountains, cypress trees and citrus groves will pepper our pretty tour from Athens to Corinth, where we will stop to get a look at a man-made canal that squeezes ships through its tight cliffs in what seems like an impossible feat.What was once a military hotspot is now a jaw-dropping archaeological site amidst the mountain ranges of Greece. Our Trip Manager will uncover the 4,000 year history of Mycenae and Agamemnon's Palace in a tale of heroics, myths and curses.And so the historical uncoverings continue as we land in Olympia, the place where the Olympic Games were birthed, and what is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Day 3 - Olympia to Delphi Fun fact: the first Olympic Games was held in 776BC, let's just let that number sink in for a moment...Wow. Today our Local Guide will show us all the important sites of those games, giving you the chance to sit in the 45,000 seat stadium where it actually first took place. If that's not a spine-tingling moment, we don't know what is. We'll wrap it up at the Temple of Hera (Queen of the Greek Gods), and place where the Olympic flame is lit every four years. We'll also visit the ruins of Zeus' temple before we head off on our journey, where you'll be sure to feel the vibes of one of the most well known Greek gods.The sacred lands of Delphi will be ours this afternoon, again allowing us the chance to uncover world history right here in Greece. Despite being a place of monumental importance, it happens to have a cute little bar scene, and is a great place to sample the national drink of ouzo.
  • Day 4 - Delphi to Athens Through the limestone columns of the Sanctuary of Apollo, we continue tapping into what was once the centre of the universe for Ancient Greeks. The remains of this Doric style building stands tall with it's remaining 6 (out of an original 15) pillars, and is the perfect spot to absorb the last bit of beauty that is the slopes of Mt. Parnassus before we jump on the trail back to Athens.Well there you have it, the true scope of Greece's magnificence filed neatly into four incredible days. Walk away with a wealth of new knowledge and a new posse of friends, eager to get involved in yet another Contiki adventure. Arrive Athens Visit the famous Plaka area Athens to Olympia Locally guided tour of the awe-inspiring Ancient Greek monuments including entry to the Acropolis and Parthenon Olympia to Delphi Guided tour including Olympic Stadium and Temples of Hera and Zeus Delphi to Athens See where the Ancient Greeks would go to speak with the Oracle in Delphi
Travel now, pay later
0% 12 months interest free†
Weekly
$28^^
Monthly
$119^
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