Aristotle

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DAY 1: ARRIVE IN ATHENS
Arrival at Athens is both a homecoming to the birthplace of Western Civilization and an experience of a vibrant city and its people, in whose eyes you may see traces of legendary heroes! After you check into your hotel, you have some free time to explore the city! By day, the Attica light will lead you to streets filled with pulsating life and colors, a different story in every shop. The culinary delights of the city and the unique cafes, each with a personality of its own, will leave you wanting for more. And by night, you can begin your own Odyssey among the variety of restaurants, bars and clubs available for your entertainment.

DAY 2: ATHENS BIKE TOUR
The morning begins with a bike tour of Athens: a 9 km (about 6 miles) ride, a very relaxed and easy way to visit the majority of must-see sights in Athens in 2 hours: the Temple of Olympian Zeus & Hadrian’s Arch, Plaka & Anafiotika, Roman Forum & Tower of the Winds, Ancient Agora, Kerameikos and Ancient Theatre of Dionysos. The tour includes a 30-minute stop at Thission area for refreshments and cake. Afternoon is free, so now that you are familiar with the city center you can enjoy all the sights and sounds it has to offer.      

DAY 3: ATHENS CITY TOUR
Depart from the hotel and enjoy a morning bus-tour of Athens, including a scenic drive along the city’s highlights and visits to the Acropolis archaeological site and the Acropolis Museum. Enjoy a free evening.
    
DAY 4: ATHENS – MYCENAE – NAFPLION
This morning we commence our enchanting drive along the Saronic Gulf. First stop will be at Corinth Canal for pictures. Then we drive to Mycenae, the legendary home of the Atreides, where we will visit the archaeological site. Continue to Nafplion for lunch on your own. Enjoy the afternoon taking in the sites and shops of the town. Overnight in Nafplion.
    
DAY 5: NAFPLION – EPIDAURUS – ATHENS
Enjoy the morning on your own, taking a walk in the picturesque alleys of the Old Town of Nafplion and admire the wonderful neoclassical buildings and mansions, images that bring feelings of sweet nostalgia. Check-out from the hotel and drive to Epidaurus to visit the archaeological site and the ancient theatre still in use today, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Then start the drive back to Athens for overnight at the hotel.     

DAY 6: FOOD TOUR TO GREECE
Enjoy a walking food tour in the morning. A fascinating journey through Greece’s rich culinary history. Stroll through the non-touristy parts of Athens and acquaint yourself with Greek cuisine. Take a taxi or the subway back to your hotel. Free evening to explore the city and discover your new favorite Athenian restaurant!

DAY 7: DEPARTURE
Private car transfer to Athens International Airport for your departure flight. Now that you have had an insider’s view of Athens and your senses have taken in the brilliant light, delicious food, and warm hospitality of the Greeks, we hope you return home with the desire to come back to Athens again soon and discover more of this classic land.

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