Today enter the world of 'Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations' as you begin your beautiful journey of Greece. On arrival our local representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery, as one of the world's oldest cities, its recorded history spans around 3,400 years. The heritage of the classical era is still evident in the city, represented by a number of ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon, widely considered a key landmark of early Western civilization. The city also retains a vast variety of Roman and Byzantine monuments, as well as a smaller number of remaining Ottoman monuments projecting the city's long history across the centuries Overnight at the hotel in Athens
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on a half-day city tour of Athens. Expert guide takes you to the House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Acropolis (visit), Theatre of Dionyssos, Hadrian's Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus (visit), the Olympic Stadium, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University, and the National Library continue with visit to the Acropolis Museum famous for the wonders of the Greek classical era. (Mondays no visit to Acropolis Museum). Afternoon at leisure. Candle light dinner at hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Athens. (Breakfast)
Athens - at leisureRead More
Today after breakfast, spend the day at leisure to participate in one of our optional tours or 1 day cruise. Overnight at the hotel in Athens. (Breakfast)
Athens -SantoriniRead More
After breakfast transfer to the port for your ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Santorini. (Breakfast)
After breakfast enjoy Santorini. Santorini is totally unlike any other place on earth. The original circular island was blown apart nearly 3.000 years ago by a fierce volcanic eruption. Today one can only look and wonder at the beauty created by natural destruction. The island of the lost civilization of Atlantis, where you can see unforgettable sunsets and panoramic views... thus the lover's paradise. The town of Fira's white washed houses, narrow streets, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques cling to a steep cliff, accessible by cable-car or by donkey ride. Overnight at the hotel in Santorini (Breakfast)
Fly backRead More
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Athens to connect with your flight back home. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with 'Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations', which we're sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (Breakfast)
- 3 night's accommodation at your choice of hotel in Athens
- 2 night's accommodation at your choice of hotel in Santorini
- Daily breakfast
- Half-day city tour of Athens.
- Candle light dinner at hotel in Athens
- Explore Santorini, the honeymooners paradise
Athens - Parthenon
A supreme expression of power entwined with simplicity, this Greek monument continues to hold the reins of being the best edifice of Greek architecture.
Santorini has earned the name "postcard island" for itself. The volcanic eruptions in the past are responsible for its picturesque white, black and red beaches.