Quick Trip to Athens
If you don't have a lot of time, but you want to enjoy Athens and the surrounding region, this is the way. Add this short tour onto any other Nubian Cruises tour for an even better travel adventure.
DAY 1 - ATHENS
Arrive at Athens Airport, where you will be greeted by our staff and
transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you
like. Take your first look at this great ancient-modern city. Wander through
the Plaka, and up to the Acropolis if you like, guidebook in hand.
DAY 2 - ATHENS CITY TOUR (cB)
After breakfast, we tour the great Greek capital, including Constitution (Syntagma) Square, Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, and the National Library. Driving down Herod Atticus street you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniforms and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis, you will see the Panathenaic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch.
DAY 3 - ARGOLIS (cB, L)
Leave Athens along the Saronic Gulf coastal road to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea. Drive on to Mycenae, the Homeric City of the Atreides, the city "rich in gold" of the ancient poets. (Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls and the Royal Tombs). Drive through the fertile plain of Argolis to Nafplion, a picturesque town nestled at the foot of the Palamidi Fortress. After lunch, leave for Epidavros to visit the theater (4th Century B.C.), famous for its astonishing acoustics. Return to Athens by the national road connecting Epidavros with Corinth. Lunch in Mycanae or Nafplion.
DAY 4 - DEPARTURE (cB)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to connect with your flight.
RATES per person in USD $
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