(7 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Athens, Delphi, Kalambaka, Meteora, Thessaloniki
This private luxury tour features the most antiquities-rich cities in mainland Greece. With your own private guide, enjoy comprehensive touring of the top sights in Athens, explore the center of the ancient world in Delphi and the medieval monasteries of Meteora, and experience the cultural crossroads of Thessaloniki.
Begin in Athens. Visit the city’s top sights, such as the ancient Agora, the iconic Acropolis and the stunning Acropolis Museum. Also explore local open-air markets and the charming, taverna-filled Plaka neighborhood.
Next, transfer to Meteora. En route, pass through the historic towns of Boeotia, Thebes and Livadeia. Also, enjoy private touring of the ruins of Delphi, revered in ancient Greece for its oracle and renowned today for its spectacular hilltop setting. Perhaps also opt to visit the Jewish Museum and synagogue in Trikala.
Enjoy a private tour of Meteora and its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Byzantine monasteries, which perch atop craggy pinnacles high above the village of Kalambaka.
Continue to culture-rich Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city. During private touring, see sights that reveal the town’s Greek, Roman, Jewish and Turkish influences. Explore the Jewish Museum and synagogue, the Modiano Market, the Museum of Byzantine Culture, Ana Polis and the Old Turkish Quarter, the eighth-century Agia Sofia, the Roman forum, and Agios Dimitrios. Also, explore ancient sites in the surrounding region, such as Veria, Vergina and Pella.
Return to Athens for an overnight stay or opt to extend the tour with a visit to Rhodes, Crete, or elsewhere in Greece.
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Half-day private city tour
Athens – Delphi – Kalambaka (Meteora)
Private excursion to Delphi for touring of ruins en route to Kalambaka (also, Jewish touring in Trikala, if desired)
Kalambaka & Meteora – Thessaloniki
Private tour of Meteora monasteries. Continue to Thessaloniki for 2 nights and tour ancient sites of Dion, Vergina, and Pella en route
Full-day private touring of city’s highlights
Thessaloniki - Athens
Private transfer to airport for flight to Athens. Private transfer to hotel for overnight
Private airport transfer
Hotel Grande Bretagne
Divani Meteora Hotel
The Excelsior Hotel or Hotel Nikopolis
Per person (double occupancy)
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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