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Peloponnese Explorer GX

Visiting: Greece
Tour Duration 13 Days
 

Historical Tour of Greece

Take a journey back in time on this historical trip to the Peloponnese region of Greece. We explore the magnificent ancient ruins of Olympia and discover the Byzantine ghost town of Mystras. We visit the Acropolis in Athens, the Temple of Apollo in Delphi and the Kingdom of Agamemnon in Mycenae. We can also enjoy boat trips and relax on the Mani Peninsula.

Tour Highlights

  • Athens - Cultural capital of Greece
  • Nafplion - The first capital of modern Greece
  • Areopolis - The city of Ares, the Ancient Greek God of War
  • Mycenae - Classic ancient site
  • Mystras - Byzantine 'ghost town'
  • Mani Peninsula - See unique 'tower houses' and enjoy picturesque walks
  • Pylos - Relaxed old harbour town
  • Ancient Olympia - Birthplace of the Olympic Games
  • Delphi - Legendary site on Mount Parnassos

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Athens

  • 2
    Walking tour of Athens including a visit to the Acropolis

  • 3
    Bus to Nafplion with an orientation walk on arrival

  • 4
    Walk to Palamidi Fortress and an excursion to Epidavros

  • 5
    Drive to Areopolis via the ancient ruins at Mycenae

  • 6
    Free day in Areopolis with the option to join a trip to Monemvasia

  • 7
    Excursion to the Mani Peninsula including Vathia fortified village

  • 8
    Drive to the harbour town of Pylos via the ruins of Medieval Mystras

  • 9
    Free day in Pylos; chance to visit the Venetian fortress at Methoni

  • 10
    Visit to Nestor's Palace and tour of the famed sights of Olympia

  • 11
    Tour of Delphi including the Temple of Apollo

  • 12
    Drive to Athens for your final evening

  • 13
    Tour ends in Athens

Tour notes

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Included meals 12 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Public Bus, Taxi
Accommodation
12 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18