5 days
Type of Tour

Outstanding 5-day tour which includes the best archaeological sites of ancient Greece and the Meteora monasteries.

Pick up/drop off
English speaking driver
Free bottled water
Entrance fees
Local licensed guide in the sites
Licensed guide for the entire tour
Luxury Mercedes sedan (1-3 passengers )
Luxury Mercedes Minivan (1-7 passengers)
Luxury Mercedes Minibus (5-17 passengers)
All vehicles are non smoking
NO cancellation fee if you cancel at least 48 hours prior to your service date
  • Since all the tours we offer are private we have the flexibility to discuss with you any changes you wish to make in the itinerary.
  • During summer time because of the hot climate conditions in Greece we always suggest you to wear light clothes, bring with you a hat and sunscreen and make sure to wear non-slipper comfortable shoes due to the slippery terrain in the archaeological sites.
  • Also we always provide child seats or boosters whenever is needed with no extra cost. In case there are children between the passengers and you need a child seat we can provide it with no extra cost.
Day 1
Our 5-day tour Classical Greece and Meteora starts by driving out of the city along the scenic coastal road towards west.

Our first stop is the impressive Corinth Canal where you can take pictures and enjoy the breathtaking view by walking on the bridge of the Canal. After 20 minutes driving, we will arrive to Ancient Corinth where you will visit the archaeological site and admire the monolithic Temple of Apollo, the Pirene and Glafki fountains, the Bema where Apostle Paul was judged, the Ancient Agora, the Ancient Theater, the Roman Odeon and the archaeological museum of Corinth.

Acrocorinth will be our next stop to take pictures of the imposing fortress and the breathtaking view of the Corinthian Gulf. Continuing our 5-day tour of Classical Greece we will drive through beautiful villages and you will enjoy a scenic drive passing through orange tree fields and vineyards, our next stop will be Mycenae. The ancient citadel of Mycenae was the kingdom of glorious Agamemnon and the Mycenean civilization was one of the most important pillars in the Greek history. In the archaeological site you will admire the Cyclopean walls of the citadel, you will walk through the Lion Gate (symbol of the Mycenean civilization), and see important Mycenean tombs. You will also visit the archaeological museum and a little further down you will be impressed by the tomb of King Agamemnon.

We will continue our tour heading south towards the town of Nafplion, one of the most historical towns in the modern history of Greece. You will admire historical buildings and explore the beautiful small alleys of the town and right after you will enjoy your meal in a local restaurant.

After lunch we will check in at the hotel and get some rest for a while. Before leaving Nafplion you will visit the fortress of Palamidi which was built by the Venetians and its located above the town. You will enter the fortress and you will be amazed by the panoramic view of the town.

Our last stop for the day is the Asclepieion of Epidaurus which is located 30 min away from Nafplion. In the archaeological site you will visit the ancient theatre of Epidaurus which is regarded as the best preserved ancient theatre in Greece in terms of its perfect acoustics and fine structure. The Asclepieion of Epidaurus used to be a therapeutic and religious center dedicated to Asklepios, the god of healing. After you complete your visit there we will return to Nafplion for your overnight.

Day 2

We will start our second day after your breakfast and we will head to glorious Sparta. As soon as we arrive in Sparta we will stop in front of the statue of King Leonidas known from the battle of Thermopylae.

Right after we will visit the archaeological site and see the ruins of ancient Sparta. We will continue our tour by driving you to the fortified city of Mystras. In the fortified city you will admire the palaces of Michael Palaiologos, who was one of the Byzantine emperors from 1261 until his death, and numerous Byzantine churches. After you complete your visit there we will drive you to a local restaurant to enjoy your lunch. Our next destination will be ancient Olympia, where we are going to spend the night.

Day 3

We will start our third day after your breakfast and we will drive you to visit the archaeological site of ancient Olympia and the two museums, where you will see among other things, the ancient gymnasiums, the workshop of Phedias, the temples of Zeus and Hera, the Palaestra, the altar where the Olympic Torch is always being lit for the Modern Olympics, the stadium, the pediments of the temple of Zeus, the statues of Nike of Paeonius and Hermes of Praxiteles, as well as the legendary helmet of General Miltiades from the battle of Marathon in 490 BC.

After finishing your visit at the sites, you will enjoy a meal in a local Greek restaurant. After lunch we will head to Delphi. We will cross the Rio – Antirrio bridge which is one of the world’s longest multi-span cable-stayed bridges and longest of the fully suspended type. It crosses the Gulf of Corinth near Patras, linking the town of Rio on the Peloponnese peninsula to Antirrio on mainland Greece by road. We will have a stop in Nafpaktos for a short break and you will see the beautiful old port. After 2 hours driving, we will arrive in Delphi and we will check in at the hotel to get some rest. In the evening you will have time to walk the village and enjoy your dinner in a traditional Greek restaurant admiring the sunset.

Day 4

We will start our fourth day after your breakfast and you will visit the archaeological site of Delphi where you will admire the Royal Thrones, the Athenian Treasury, the Roman Agora, the Theater, the Stadium and the Temple of Apollo where the priestess Pythia was giving her prophesies.

Continuing you will admire the exhibits of the archaeological museum of Delphi which is located nearby and the temple of Athena Pronea. After completing your visit we will head north towards Kalampaka. Arriving in Kalampaka you will enjoy your lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant.

After your lunch we will check in at the hotel and get some rest. A little later we will head to Meteora rocks where you will have a photography tour of the area. This wild and inaccessible place attracted Christian hermits as early as the 10th and 11th centuries, with official operation of the monasteries beginning in the 14th century. At their peak, there were about 24 monasteries in operation. However, today only 6 of them remain active. The area has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The gigantic rocks of Meteora dominates imposingly through the centuries and it’s a unique geological phenomenon. From the best spot of the area you are going to enjoy an amazing sunset. After sunset we head back to the town of Kalampaka for dinner.

Day 5

We will start our fifth day after your breakfast and we will visit the monasteries in Meteora. You will have the time the 3 most important monasteries.

After seeing the monasteries and taking some last pictures of the unique landscape we take the road back. We will stop at the famous battlefield of Thermopylae and you will get the chance to walk on the very same place where the battle between the 300 Spartans and the Persians took place in 480 B.C. and you will also admire the statue of glorious King Leonidas that stands there to remind us the bravery of the Spartans. After Thermopylae we can stop for lunch in a beautiful sea side village.

The tour ends by driving you back to Athens and to the place we picked you up.

  • Corinth canal
  • Isthmia
  • Ancient Corinth (Temple of Apollo, Pirene and Glafki fountains, Bema, Corinth museum)
  • Acrocorinth
  • Acropolis of Mycenae
  • Lion gate
  • Tomb of Agamemnon
  • Mycenae museum
  • Old town of Nafplion
  • Bourtzi
  • Palamidi fortress
  • Asclepieion of Epidaurus
  • Ancient Theater of Epidaurus
  • Statue of Leonidas
  • Sparta site
  • Mystras fortified town
  • Ancient Olympia site (Temple of Zeus, Temple of Hera, Filippeion, Ancient stadium,)
  • Ancient Olympia Archaeological museum
  • Rio Antirrio bridge
  • Nafpaktos
  • Arachova
  • Temple of Athena Pronea
  • Castalian Spring
  • Delphi site (Temple of Apollo, Athenian treasury, Roman Agora, Theater, Stadium)
  • Delphi Museum
  • Kalampaka
  • Kastraki
  • Meteora monasteries

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