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Departure Date
November 3, 2024
Multiple Dates Available
Supplier
Collette
Destination
Europe
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Excellent Itinerary!

Discover the magnificent ruins of ancient Greece in their tranquil Mediterranean settings. This comprehensive journey explores Greece's most important ancient monuments, like the famed Temple of Zeus, the archaeological site of Olympia, and ancient artifacts of Delphi. Explore Athens on a comprehensive tour of the incredible Acropolis. Visit a local farm in the countryside to see how olive oil and wine are produced. Learn how to cook traditional Mediterranean cuisine during a cooking demonstration. Learn the history of this fascinating country from local experts on guided tours of Athens, Metéora, Delphi, and Olympia. This well-paced journey balances expeditions to Greece’s important historic sites with ample time to explore on your own.

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2839
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$
3639
Single Occupancy
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*14 nights in the same stateroom: + $100pp (double occupancy) 

*14 nights in the same stateroom: +$200pp (single occupancy)

*There are only a limited amount of staterooms available on each sailing where moving is not going to be necessary.

Includes:

Your Tour Includes

  • 6 Handpicked Accommodations
  • 16 Meals
  • 2 Choice on Tour Options

Must-See Inclusions

  • Join a local expert to explore Athens and its famed sites.
  • Explore the grandeur of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.
  • View the Corinth Canal, one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 19th century.

Cultural Experiences

  • Come to know two breathtaking Byzantine monasteries in Metéora, built over 600 years ago.
  • Experience the Delphi Museum with its priceless collection of ancient artifacts.
  • Broaden your knowledge of traditional Greek music with a delightful Greek dance class.

Culinary Inclusions

  • Taste olive oil and homemade jams at a local farm in the Peloponnese countryside.
  • Partake in a Mediterranean cooking experience followed by a traditional Greek lunch.
  • Visit a family-owned distillery producing ouzo since 1869.

Highlights

  • Athens
  • The Acropolis and Parthenon
  • Metéora
  • Delphi
  • Olympia
  • Greek Farm Visit
  • Cooking Class
  • Greek Dance Class
  • Nafplio
  • Choice on Tour: Nafplio Walking Tour or Mycenae Archeological Tour
CruisePlus Perks
Priority Access

» Priority check-in

» Priority access to specialty restaurant reservations

» Priority line at the Guest Services desk

» Priority line at the Shore Excursions desk

» Priority access to tenders ashore in select ports

» Priority disembarkation

Premium Dining

» Expanded 24-hour room service breakfast menu

» Pinnacle Class ships: Private dining venue for breakfast and dinner with an expanded menu

» All other ships: Priority seating in the Dining Room for breakfast and dinner with an expanded menu

Exclusive Amenities

» Complimentary stateroom upgrade

» Dedicated concierge service

» Welcome glass of sparkling wine on embarkation day

» Premium bathrobes

» Club Orange keycard

» Exclusive Club Orange tote bag (one per stateroom)

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Pricing
Land Tour
$
2839
Double Occupancy
per person
CAD
$
3639
Single Occupancy
per person
CAD
$
per person
CAD
$
per person
CAD
Call for pricing. 1.800.854.9664
Pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD. Additional terms & conditions apply.
Highlights & Sightseeing

Acropolis

These magnificent ruins are an iconic temple complex built on Athen’s rocky hilltop in 5th century B.C. The Acropolis is visible from most parts of the city and acts as a hub in which Athens revolves around. A brilliant sight day or night, take it in from your hotel balcony or opt for a closeup view with a tour up to the top.

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore is one of the biggest and most famous national parks in Northern India and hosts a mix of nature, history & wildlife including the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve!

Itinerary

Day: 1

Overnight Flight

Discover the beauty and timeless wonder found only in Greece. This fascinating tour of Greece begins with an overnight flight.

Day: 2

Athens, Greece - Tour Begins

Dinner Crowne Plaza Athens City Center

Arrive in Athens, cradle of Democracy and capital city of Greece. This evening, celebrate the beginning of your Greek experience with a delightful welcome dinner.

Day: 3

Athens

Breakfast Crowne Plaza Athens City Center

Enjoy a panoramic tour of the highlights in Athens showcasing the city's ancient and glorious monuments, such as the Temple of Zeus, the Parliament, and the Olympic Stadium. Next, ascend the steep hill of the Acropolis. Greek for “highest city,” the Acropolis was the religious centre of ancient Athens and is crowned by the Parthenon, considered the pinnacle of classical Greek architecture. This evening, perhaps you’ll choose to join an optional local food tour of Athens.

Day: 4

Athens - Thermopylae - Kalambaka

Breakfast & Dinner Grand Hotel Meteora

Travel north through central Greece to Thermopylae. Stop to see a monument dedicated to Leonidas who died defending Greece against the Persians. End your day at a family-owned taverna and savour a delicious meal with recipes passed down from generations.

Day: 5

Kalambaka - Metéora - Arachova

Breakfast & Dinner Domotel Anemolia Resort & Conference

This morning, visit Metéora and enjoy guided tours of two remote monasteries situated in a unique landscape of limestone rock “towers” that extend nearly 900 feet into the air. Over 600 years ago, Byzantine monks chose to build their monastic community perched atop these virtually inaccessible rocks. Continue on to charming Arachova, a popular ski resort town with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Day: 6

Arachova - Delphi - Olympia

Breakfast & Dinner Europa Hotel Olympia

This morning tour the ancient city of Delphi, one of Greece’s most important religious centres during Classical times. A local expert guides you on a visit to the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Doric Temple, the ancient theatre, and the Delphi Museum with its priceless collection of ancient artifacts. It was here that the famous Oracle was consulted to foretell the destiny of mankind. Then travel along the Gulf of Corinth, crossing into the Peloponnese to the historic city of Olympia, a testament to the grandeur of ancient Greek civilization. Visit a local farm in the countryside and meet with the owners to learn about everyday life. Following the tour, enjoy a tasting of local wines, olive oil, homemade jams, marmalades and sweets.

Day: 7

Olympia

Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner Europa Hotel Olympia

This morning, enjoy a guided visit to ancient Olympia, including a tour of the sanctuary of Zeus, the Olympic Stadium – where the first Olympic Games were held in 776 B.C. – and the museum. Next, learn how to cook some of the region’s best dishes as you partake in a Mediterranean cooking experience followed by a traditional Greek lunch. This evening, broaden your knowledge of traditional Greek musical instruments and folkloric dances at a delightful Greek dance class.

Day: 8

Olympia - Nafplio

Breakfast Amphitryon Hotel

Enjoy spectacular scenery as you cross the Arkadian Mountains en route to the picturesque seaside resort of Nafplio.* En route, stop at a family-owned ouzo distillery producing Greece’s signature anise-flavored aperitif since 1869.

Day: 9

Nafplio

Breakfast Amphitryon Hotel

Today, it’s your choice! Journey to ancient Mycenae, once ruled by mythological King Agamemnon, commander-in-chief of the Greeks during the Trojan War. Explore the excavations during a guided visit featuring the Beehive Tombs and the Lion Gate -OR- linger in Nafplio, and join a walking tour of Greece’s first capital city. Nafplio’s mix of Venetian and Neo-classical architectural influences make it Greece’s most elegant city.

Day: 10

Nafplio - Athens

Breakfast & Dinner Crowne Plaza Athens City Center

This morning, stop for a view of the Corinth Canal en route to Athens. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Greece’s capital. Perhaps you’ll browse the myriad shops of the Plaka, Athens’ historic district nestled at the foot of the Acropolis. Or, visit one of the city’s world-class museums such as the National Archeological Museum with its majestic bronze statue of Poseidon or the Benaki Museum, which houses Greek works of art from prehistorical to modern times. Celebrate the end of a memorable trip to Greece by gathering with your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Day: 11

Athens - Tour Ends

Breakfast

Your tour ends today.

Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.
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Offer Last Updated: May 22, 2024

$
2839
Double Occupancy
per person
CAD
$
2839
Double Occupancy
per person
CAD
$
3639
Single Occupancy
per person
CAD
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