You’ve seen photos of the ancient Acropolis in Athens, dating back to the 5th century BC—now’s your chance to see it in person. You’ve watched the Olympics on TV—now’s your chance to walk among the remains in Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC. You’ve eaten at Greek restaurants—now’s your chance to enjoy an authentic Greek cooking demonstration, where you’ll learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. All this and more await you on this Greek Escape.</BR></BR>History comes alive on your guided visits to many of Greece’s ancient sights. In addition to the Acropolis and Olympia, you’ll also visit ancient Corinth, dating back to the 8th century BC and the place where St. Paul preached; the ruins in Mycenae, dating from 1,350 to 1,200 BC and described by Homer; and the amazingly well-preserved, 2,300-year-old open-air theater in Epidaurus. In ancient Greece, people traveled to Delphi to seek the wisdom of the Oracle. Learn about the Oracle, tour the excavations, and visit the Archaeological Museum. </BR></BR>To add to your Greek experience enjoy a sirtaki dance lesson and try a glass of Ouzo. Plus, you’ll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director who will bring this country to life by sharing its history, stories, and insider secrets. From the picturesque fishing villages to ancient historic sights, the Greek Escape has it all!
ATHENSWelcome drink; guided sightseeing, visit the AcropolisCORINTHGuided visitMYCENAEGuided visit of the excavations and museumEPIDAURUSGuided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theater OLYMPIAGuided visit of the archaeological site and the museum; learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizerDELPHIGuided visit of the excavations, visit the Archaeological Museum; learn to dance the sirtaki and have a glass of OuzoARACHOVAVisit the town
Welcome drink in Athens; full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine
Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternate hotels of equivalent standard.Single Supplement Waived (limited availability).The departure on February 25th will run in reverse. Your documents will include a detailed itinerary.
Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.