Classical Tour of Greece

For anyone interested in ancient Greece, this 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 a 3 night 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 Kalambaka to visit the iconic and ageless monasteries perched on the top of giant rocks.

Tour Highlights:

  • Sightseeing tour of Athens
  • See the ancient Olympic Stadium
  • Visit Mycenae's archeological site
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
  • Visit Delphi, Kalambaka and Meteora

  • Duration:

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

  • Guide Price:

  • £899 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:

  • 4N- 5D runs Sunday, Monday, Friday and on Wednesday only (22/4 06/05 13/5 27/5 10/6 24/6 01/07 15/07 05/08 19/08 09/09 16/09 23/09 30/09)

    6NT - 7D runs Saturday, Sunday, Thursday and Tuesday only (21/04 05/05 12/05 26/05 09/06 23/06 30/06 14/07 04/08 18/08 08/09 15/09 22/09 29/09)
    (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 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

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 coach transfer and taken to your hotel in Athens city, where you will stay on a Half Board basis.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Corinth -Nafplio - Olympia

Day 2

Departing via coastal road you will head to the Corinth Canal (for a short stop). From there you will visit the Theatre of Epidauros, famous for its remarkable acoustics. You will then head to the town of Nauplion, via the Mycenae and visit the Archaeological Site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. You will then head to Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Overnight stay in Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic Games.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Olympia - Delphi

Day 3

In the morning you will visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. You will then drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia until the magnificent bridge, which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, before arriving in Delphi. Overnight stay Delphi.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delphi - Athens

Day 4

On this day you will visit the Archaeological Site and the Museum before having a few of hours at leisure in Delphi before heading through the village of Arachova, famous for its colourful rugs and carpets. Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes. You will then arrive in Athens early in the evening for an overnight stay.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return flight from Athens Airport

Day 5

After breakfast at your hotel in Athens, you will then head to the airport for your return flight to the United Kingdom.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 transfer to the hotel in Athens city, where you will be on a Half Board basis.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sightseeing Tour of Athens

Day 2

After breakfast at your hotel (Athens City), take a sightseeing tour of Athens including the Acropolis and its museum.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 & tomb of Agamemnon. Depart for Olympia through Tripolis & Megalopolis, overnight stay in Olympia (cradle of Olympic games).


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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. During these travels you will pass through Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, before arriving in Delphi. Dinner and overnight stay in Delphi.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delphi - Kalambaka

Day 5

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


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Kalambaka - Meteora - Athens

Day 6

Visit Meteora, among the most striking scenery you will witness, perched on top of huge rocks, which seems to be suspended in mid-air, where ageless Monasteries stand with 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 for dinner and overnight.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return Flight From Athens Airport

Day 7

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


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Optional Saronic Island Cruise

| Optional 1 Day Excursion

Optional One Day Saronic Island Cruise: Full day trip visiting the islands of Poros, Hydra, Aegina with lunch included. This cruise can be added to any of our tours. In some cases an extra night in Athens is required. Optional Excursion from £79 per person.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: When visiting the Monasteries, ladies need to wear modest clothing, such as a long skirt and gentlemen long trousers.

This is a coach tour and will be shared with passengers from other countries, therefore the tour may be conducted as a multilingual tour. This tour is also not suitable for anyone with restricted mobility.
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