Escorted Tours 2024

75 and spiritual center classified as UNESCO's World Heritage site. Enjoy a sightseeing tour through the cobblestone streets of the old town. Visit the Cathedral of St. Sofia, containing some magnificent frescoes from the 10th century. (B, D) Day 7, Saturday, Kalambaka, Greece After breakfast, admire the fantastic landscapes of Meteora - known as the rocks that fell from the sky, where monks built their rock-top monasteries far away from civilization. Out of the 13 large and 20 small monasteries and hermit's cells, only four are now active. We will visit either Roussanou or the Great Meteoro*. Continue to Kalambaka, Greece for dinner and an overnight stay. (B, D) Day 8, Sunday, to Athens Your first stop is Delphi - where the famous Oracle once foretold the destiny of men. Visit the temple of Apollo which was built in the 6th century. Visit the Sacred Way, the Stadium, and the Castalian Fountain - where pilgrims cleansed themselves in preparation for consulting the Oracle. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, which contains an impressive collection of finds from the site, including the beautiful Bronze Charioteer. Continue our journey to Athens. (B) Day 9, Monday, explore Athens Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of the highlights of Athens, Greece. Visit the Acropolis, the Parthenon - said to be the most perfectly proportioned building of all time. Next, visit the Erectheion with the Porch of the Maidens, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Wingless Victory. Below the Acropolis lies the Ancient Agora and the Theaters of Dionysus and Herodus Atticus. The rest of the day is free to continue exploring on your own. In the evening, join us for a Farewell Taverna Dinner in the Plaka - located beside the Acropolis. (B, D) Day 10, Tuesday - depart Athens After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Athens airport for your departure. (B) 10DDBVATH START END PER PERSON IN TWIN March 31 April 9 $2,595 May 12 May 21 $2,779 June 23 July 2 $2,879 August 4 August 13 $2,979 September 15 September 24 $2,979 Single Room Supplement $780 2 ATHENS B-Breakfast D-Dinner INCLUDED FEATURES # First-class hotels # Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik airport on Day 1 # Departure transfer to Athens airport on Day 10 # Daily breakfast and 6 dinners # Professional English-Speaking Tour Director # Licensed Local Guides # Tours with modern air-conditioned motor coach # Whisper technology for enhanced touring # Luggage handling (1 piece per person) # Service charges and hotel taxes # Entrance fees included where indicated in bold INCLUDED CITY TOURS # Dubrovnik # Kotor # Tirana # Ohrid # Kalambaka # Athens INCLUDED HOTELS # Dubrovnik - Lero (F) or similar # Tivat - Palma (F) or similar # Tirana - Colloseo (F) or similar # Ohrid - Granit (F) or similar # Kalambaka - Grand Meteora (F) or similar # Athens - Stanley (F) / Titania (F) or similar NOTE: Because of the narrow and cobbled streets, walking is the primary way of getting around. Please make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes. albania tivat ohrid dubrovnik 1 1 1 athens tirana greece north macedonia montenegro croatia 2 2 kalambaka METEORA