Presidential Guards march through the ruins of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece

Grandeurs of Greece Vacation: Acropolis, Parthenon, Olympia & Delphi

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Countries Visited

Greece

Places Visited

Athens, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Reveal the mystery of antiquity during your 8-day Greece cultural tour. You can hear Homeric poems at the walls of Mycenae and listen for whispers from the Oracle at Delphi. Your Greece getaway will uncover majesty and breathtaking beauty beneath hanging monasteries and timeless Athenian ruins. Your customizable tour will include specialist guides who will lead you to secluded shores and hills known for ancient legends.

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the sensational ruins of the Acropolis that rise above the ancient city of Athens
  • Wander around the wondrous architecture of the Parthenon
  • Stand within the fabulous sculptures of ancient Greece within the new Acropolis Museum
  • Enter the supposed tomb of the notorious Agamemnon, once husband to Helen of Troy
  • Celebrate the history of the Olympic games in their birthplace of Olympia
  • Listen for the advice of the famed oracle of Delphi
  • Watch over the valley atop the pinnacles of the hanging monasteries of Meteora

Detailed Description

The most alluring and enchanting classics are yours to experience on this 9-day tour through the must-see grandeur of Greece. Witness the pillars of the Parthenon and the first modern Olympic stadium. Stand within the footsteps of kings in Mycenae. Explore the ancient Olympic grounds in Olympia and the world-renowned oracle of Delphi. Visit the towering monasteries of Meteora and understand how it feels to be speechless. Enjoy a getaway to Greece; escape to the classics; indulge in the essence of history.

Your holiday begins in Athens, where Acropolis Hill sits at the center of the city and at the heart of Grecian history. Tour through the splendor of modern and classic record, from the Parliament building to the Parthenon, one of the most celebrated temples in the world. Once in Mycenae you can explore the honeycombed tombs of the Bronze Age, including the catacomb believed to be home to Agamemnon, the leader of the Grecian armies during the Peloponnesian Wars, before arriving at the celebrated streets of Olympia.

Traverse the ruins of Olympia where remnants of the temples of feared and revered gods continue to rise in awesome exaltation. The grounds are flush with reminders of the historic games. In Delphi you can explore the ruins of Apollo’s largest following, where people would come from around the world to seek counsel from the oracle. Kalambaka sits beneath the precipices where the Meteora proudly stand. Their gravitas rests in their architecture and mystique, hung high above the valley. Return to Athens and spend the day however you desire within the sumptuousness of the city. Greece vacations will never be anything less than monumental.

Starting Price

$1,995 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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