View through trees of the temples on top of Acropolis Hill at midday | Athens, Greece

Mystical Greece Tour: Personalized Odyssey

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Greece

Places Visited

Athens, Thermopylae, Meteora, Kalambaka...

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Suggested Duration

7 Days

The legends of oracles and warriors continue to sweep through the mountains while the marble columns of ancient temples offer insight into contemporary life during your custom-tailored tour of Greece. The country remains a rich well of layered histories from the rise of the Mycenaeans to the fall of the Byzantine Empire. Classical sculptures adorn museum galleries and reflect a marvelous eye for humanistic detail as dramatic stone structures crown steep cliffs as a sign of devotion to the divine....

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Trip Highlights

  • Navigate the ancient history of Athens from atop the Acropolis where the famous Parthenon stands over the city
  • Venture to the top of the soaring mountain columns to discover the captivating medieval monasteries of Meteora
  • Listen to the perfect acoustics that demands the attention of spectators at the ancient theater of Epidaurus
  • Embrace the mixture of mythology and history at Delphi when circling the ancient city, the Sacred Way, and the Temple of Apollo in search of the Oracle
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Ancient athletes at Olympia to reveal the treasures that remain of the original sacred games
  • Indulge in the vibrant and beautiful ambiance of Nafplio, the original capital of Greece that is adorned with both Venetian and neoclassical buildings along the coast
  • Retell the story of the Leonidas and the brave 300 when standing inside the fascinating interactive museum of Thermopylae
  • Enjoy uncovering the ancient walls erected during the Mycenaean and Hellenistic periods when stopping in the town of Lamia 

Detailed Description

Your epic 7-day Greek tour will be an odyssey fit for royalty as the wealth of history is unveiled as culture spans thousands of years. From hanging monasteries radiant with golden mosaics to visions of the dramatic original Olympic games, the marvels of the country emanate from the landscape and along the shoreline. Greek theaters, Venetian charm, and classical sophistication highlight the ways contemporary life fills the niches of the past taking you on a fantastical adventure from Athens to Meteora, Delphi to Nafplio celebrating the diversity of welcoming towns, marbled ruins, and fascinating battlegrounds.

Your grand journey through Greece will take you across the undulating landscape that connects the past to the present. Celebrate the points at which history becomes legend in Thermopylae as the brave 300 defended Greece from invading Persians, and then stroll along the floating monasteries of Meteora where Byzantine mosaics tower over the contemporary town below. Embrace the mythological messages of the Oracle at Delphi inside the remains of the Temple of Apollo and discover the talent of dedicated athletes who performed in during the Olympics in the ancient city of Olympia.

Traveling through the Peloponnese brings to life the majesty of Nafplio, Greece’s original capital, with Venetian architecture nearby. Follow the length of the Corinth Canal for a view of the humanmade cliffs connecting the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf, and then enjoy the majesty of Athens with an immersive exploration of the ancient and contemporary history.  Learn about the reunification of Greece, the Roman occupation of Athens, and the spectacular religious center of the Acropolis for an insightful and enchanting view of the classical period. 

Starting Price

$1,745 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.

What's Included

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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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