Escorted Tours 2024

56 Day 1, Saturday, arrive in Athens You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Taverna Dinner. Dinner will be in the Plaka area, next to the Acropolis. (D) Day 2, Sunday, explore Athens Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of Athens, exploring its cosmopolitan and bustling capital city. Amidst the city's reminders of a glorious past, visit graceful temples, centuries- old monasteries, and ornate Byzantine churches. Marvel at the immortal Acropolis, including the Parthenon, known as the most perfectly proportioned building of all time. Admire the Erectheion with its iconic Porch of the Maidens, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Wingless Victory. Below the Acropolis lies the Ancient Agora, the Theaters of Dionysus and Herodus Atticus. Enjoy the afternoon and evening at your leisure. (B) Day 3, Monday, to Kalambaka Embark on a journey to Delphi, where the famous Oracle once foretold the destinies of men. Explore the Oth-century B.C. Temple of Apollo, as well as the Sacred Way, Stadium, and Castalian Fountain. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, which houses an impressive collection of artifacts from the site, including the beautiful Bronze Charioteer. Continue your trip to Salambaka. (B, D) Day 4, Tuesday, Ohrid After breakfast, marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of Meteora, known as the rocks that fell from the sky. These towering rocks were once home to remote monasteries built by monks seeking isolation. Of the original 33 monasteries, only four are active today, with the Megalo (Great) Meteoro being the most important. Its unique architecture, intricate dome, twelve sides, and exquisite frescoes make it a must- see. Cross the border to the Republic of North Macedonia and proceed to Ohrid. (B, D) METEORA ATHENS DUBROVNIK From Athens to the Ancient cities of Croatia 12 DAYS IN ATHENS, KALAMBAKA, OHRID, TIRANA, TIVAT, DUBROVNIK, AND SPLIT. 12DATHSPU