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Classical Tour of Greece

For anyone interested in ancient Greece, Cyplon’s iconic and well established Classical Tour of Greece allows you to experience the very best of the Ancient Greek sites. The standard Classical Tour is a 7 day tour that includes 3 nights stay in Athens with a city tour including majestic Acropolis, 1 night in Olympia with a visit to the ancient Olympic stadium and Zeus’ sanctuary, 1 night in Delphi – home to the legendary Oracle and 1 night in Meteora to visit the iconic and ageless monasteries perched on the top giant rocks. The tour can be extended for 1 night to include a 1 day Saronic island cruise, visiting the islands of Poros, Hydra and Aegina. A condensed 5 day version of the Classical Tour is also available.

Tour Highlights:

  • Sightseeing tour of Athens
  • See the ancient Olympic Stadium
  • Visit Mycenae's archeological site
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
  • Visit Delphi
  • Drive through the village of Arachova

  • Duration:

  • 5 Days, 4 Nights or 7 Days, 6 Nights

  • Guide Price:

  • £799 Per Person
  • Price Based On: Based on 5 Day tour departing from London Gatwick, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers. See More

  • Tour Type:

  • Escorted Coach Tour

  • Star Rating:

  • 4 star

  • Accommodation:

  • 4-Star Tour Package
  • 4 Radisson Blu Park Hotel - Athens
    4 Amalia Hotel - Olympia
    4 Amalia Hotel - Delphi
  • 4-Star hotels will be as specified above or alternatives of a similar standard.

  • Board Basis:

  • Half Board

  • Group Size:

  • Minimum: 2 | Maximum: 50

  • Departures:

  • This tour operates weekly April-October every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. (Subject to availability)

  • Start / Finish:

  • Athens Airport (ATH) - Athens Airport (ATH)

  • Extensions:

  • Athenian Riviera, Greek Islands or 1 Day Saronic island cruise.

What's Included:

  • Tour:
  • Classical Tour of Greece View Full Itinerary

  • Accommodation:
  • 4 star accommodation

  • Meals Included:
  • Breakfast & Evening Meal included on every touring day

  • Guide:
  • English speaking government licensed guide on all touring days

  • Entrance fees:
  • All entrance fees to places of interest while touring

  • Vehicle:
  • Modern air-conditioned coach

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Private Transfer to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Beverages:
  • Beverages are not included with meals

  • Lunch:
  • Lunch is not included within this tour.

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guide, driver and hotel staff

  • Taxes:
  • Accommodation taxes where applicable

  • Travel Inusurance:
  • Travel Insurance must be booked before travelling

Full Itinerary

Arrival into Athens Airport Arrival into Athens Airport

Flight into Athens Airport

Day 1

Depart from your chosen airport in the UK to Athens Airport, where you will be picked up by a private transfers to the hotel in Athens city, where you will be on a Half Board basis.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Corinth Canal Corinth Canal Theatre of Epidavros Theatre of Epidavros Nafplio Nafplio Olympia Archaeological Site Olympia Archaeological Site

Corinth -Nafplio - Olympia

Day 2

Depart by coastal road to the Corinth Canal & visit The Theatre of Epidavros. Travel to the town of Nafplio & then to Mycenae to visit the archaeological site & tomb of Agamemnon. Depart for Olympia through Tripolis & Megalopolis, overnight stay in Olympia (cradle of Olympic games) at the Amalia Hotel with dinner.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Delphi Archaeological Site Delphi Archaeological Site

Olympia - Delphi

Day 3

Visit the archaeological site, the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus and the ancient Olympic stadium. Drive through the plains of Eliad and Achaia then cross the magnificent Corinthian bay to Delphi. Dinner and overnight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Delphi Delphi Overnight Stay in Athens Overnight Stay in Athens

Delphi - Athens

Day 4

Free time in Delphi, visit the archaeological site and museum, drive through village of Arachova renowned for its colourful rugs and carpets. Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes arriving early evening. Overnight stay in a hotel on Half Board.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Return flight from Athens Airport Return flight from Athens Airport

Return flight from Athens Airport

Day 5

After breakfast, private transfers to Athens airport for your flight home.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Arrival into Athens Airport Arrival into Athens Airport 2 Nights stay in Athens 2 Nights stay in Athens

Flight Into Athens Airport

Day 1

Depart from UK airport to Athens, private transfers to The Radisson Blu Park Hotel (Athens City) with Half Board. 2 nights stay.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The Parthenon on the Acropolis The Parthenon on the Acropolis

Sightseeing Tour of Athens

Day 2

After breakfast at The Radisson Blu Park Hotel (Athens City), a sightseeing tour of Athens including The Acropolis and its museum.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Corinth Canal Corinth Canal Theatre of Epidavros Theatre of Epidavros Nafplio Nafplio Olympia Ruins Olympia Ruins

Corinth -Nafplio - Olympia

Day 3

Depart by coastal road to the Corinth Canal and visit the Theatre of Epidavros. Travel to the town of Nafplio and then to Mycenae to visit the archaeological site and tomb of Agamemnon. Depart for Olympia through Tripolis and Megalopolis, overnight stay in Olympia (cradle of Olympic games) at the Amalia Hotel with dinner.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Delphi Ruins Delphi Ruins

Olympia - Delphi

Day 4

Visit the archaeological site, the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus and the ancient Olympic stadium. Drive through the plains of Eliad and Achaia then cross the magnificent Corinthian bay to Delphi. Dinner and overnight stay in Delphi.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Enroute to Kalambaka Enroute to Kalambaka Stunning sunet approaching Kalambaka Stunning sunet approaching Kalambaka

Delphi - Kalambaka

Day 5

Depart in the morning visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of Meteora, gigantic rocks. Overnight. (Dinner)

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Monastery of the Holy Trinity Monastery of the Holy Trinity

Kalambaka - Meteora - Athens

Day 6

Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seems to be suspended in mid-air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (short stop to see across the road the Leonida’s Monument). Arrive in Athens early in the evening back at the Radisson Park Hotel – Dinner.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Return flight from Athens Airport Return flight from Athens Airport

Return Flight From Athens Airport

Day 7

After breakfast, private transfers to Athens airport for your flight home.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Aegina Island Aegina Island Hydra Island Hydra Island Poros Island Poros Island

Optional Saronic Island Cruise

| Optional 1 Day Excursion

One Day Saronic Island Cruise is a full day trip visiting the islands of Poros, Hydra and Aegina with lunch included. This cruise can be added to any of our Greece Tours. In some cases an extra night in Athens is required. Return flight home to the UK. Prices for the Saronic Island Cruise start from £79 per person

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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