City Breaks to Athens & Thessaloniki

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9 days
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Athens
Athens

Day 1Live the Local Athenian Experience

Arriving and meet and greet with our English speaking guide in Eleftherios Venizelos airport who will arrange your transfer to the hotel, while he will be updating you with information regarding your stay in Athens. Later on, after you get some rest, you will enjoy your meal in one of the plenty traditional Greek taverns in Monastiraki district. You will continue by walking around the picturesque Plaka area, full of small shops. After your eyes and your taste are satisfied, we will meet to return to the hotel by coach.

Day 2Exploring the most famous landmarks in Athens

You will be picked up from the hotel and have a tour with our expert guide to one of the 10 top museums in the world, the National Archeological Museum. You will continue with a 4 hours city tour by coach. We will pass the must-see Tomb of the Unknown Soldier that stands in front of the Parliament House on Syntagma Square. We will make a stopover at the Temple of Zeus, to continue with Athens’ crowning glory – the incredible Acropolis of Athens. If you want to upgrade your tour to include an entrance ticket to the Athens Acropolis Museum, your guided tour will actually finish here at the Acropolis. After receiving your ticket from your guide, head inside this fascinating museum to see a staggering collection. Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program may change. You will return to the hotel and at 18:00 you will have a get together with your guide to explain to you the philosophy of the program.

Day 3Athens Coast

We will drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. After visiting the ancient Temple of Poseidon, the God of Sea, you will have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounio. We will return to Athens for a free afternoon in the city center for some last minute souvenir shopping and lunch. Meet at a central point to return to the hotel.

Day 4Departure Date

You will be picked up 3hrs before your scheduled flight for the departure transfer to Eleftherios Venizelos airport.

Thessaloniki

Day 1Arrival to alluring Thessaloniki

Arriving and meet and greet with our guide at Macedonia airport. We will transfer to the hotel where you will enjoy a welcome drink while our guide will provide you with some useful information about the city and your stay. Later on, after you have some rest, you will enjoy your meal in a traditional Greek tavern and then walk in the center of the city, in order to get acquainted with its rhythm and style. Starting from Aristotelous Square, the most central and beautiful square of Thessaloniki, you can visit Eleftheria’s square, where you will see the Jewish holocaust monument (Soah). You can visit the picturesque Ladadika district which was the port market with plenty of oil shops (thus the name) and shops that sold spices. The area is now remodelled and houses a vast number of taverns and restaurants, where you can enjoy your meal. Return to the hotel.

Day 2Thessaloniki's Historical Monuments

Meet our guide to your hotel and head off on your 4-hour sightseeing tour of Thessaloniki. Our sightseeing begins with the Museum of Byzantine Culture, which aims in presenting various aspects of life during the Byzantine and post-byzantine periods. Next, we will make a stop over at Galerius Arch (Kamara) and Rotonda. We will continue with the Roman Forum, which was revealed during archaeological excavations in 1966. After we get a feeling of the history of Thessaloniki during the Roman Empire, we will continue with an insight to the Byzantine history of the city, by visiting the most important church, the church of Saint Dimitrios, the patron saint of Thessaloniki. Last, but not least, we will make a stop over at the emblem of Thessaloniki, the White Tower. Free evening for shopping or to enjoy your coffee gazing the sea from one of the many cafes on the sea front of Thessaloniki, nearby White Tower or the stunning Aristotelous Square.

Day 3Exploring ''Kastra'' - City Castle

You will have a guided visit to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki where you will have the chance to admire the marvelous finds of the Royal Tombs at Vergina revealed by professor Manolis Andronikos. You will have a free afternoon and our proposal is to visit the Upper Town (Ano Poli) to see the architecture of the old Thessaloniki, to admire the wonderful view from the walls, buy some souvenirs and drink some ouzo in one of the plenty taverns.

Day 4Departure Day

Breakfast at the hotel. You will be picked up 3hrs before your scheduled flight for the departure transfer to Macedonia airport.

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