Classical Tour



One of our most popular short tours.


Duration: 3 days/2 nights

This Classical tour is a good introduction to some of the most famous places on the Greek mainland. You'll travel to the Peloponnese via the bridge over the Corinth Canal - if you are fortunate there may be a ship passing through. In the Argolis region you will visit the renowned Epidavrus theatre, host to the Athens Festival every summer; Mycenae, discovered in the 19th with its links to Agamemnon and Homer's Iliad & Odyssey; Nafplion, the elegant town in the shade of the Palamidi Fortress.

Olympia is always a popular visit, especially due to its links with the modern Olympic Games. The site is one of the largest and most picturesque in Greece. Delphi has an equally lovely situation on the side of a mountain and is well known for its oracle.

Dates of Operation 2024

  • Mondays from 1st April - 28th October; Tuesdays 16th April - 22nd October; Saturdays 6th April - 26th October. The tour also departs on selected Thursdays from April - October.
  • Departure on Day 1 - 08:45
  • Return on Day 3 - 19:00

Not included: Overnight Stay Tax per room per night, which is payable locally - the amount varies according to the category of the accommodation (i.e. 5* hotel: 4,00€ per overnight per room, 4* hotel: 3,00 € per overnight per room, 3* hotel: 1,50 € per overnight per room)

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What's included on your Classical Tour ?

  • 4* hotels on HB (2 nights)
  • Comfortable air-conditioned coach throughout
  • Pick up / drop off in Athens
  • English-speaking tour guide / escort
  • All entry fees as per itinerary.




An early morning drive to the Argolis region, via the Corinth Canal. You'll visit the ancient theatre at Epidavrus which has some of the best acoustics in the world, Nafplion (many say that it's the most romantic town in Greece), and Mycenae famed for its associations with Agamemnon.

Olympia is the birthplace of the Olympic Games.

  • Dinner and overnight in Olympia.

Visit to the archaeological site of Olympia before continuing to Rion where you cross the Corinthian Bay on the magnificent bridge.

Drive along the coastal road to Itea before heading up to Delphi, once regarded as the centre of the universe.

  • Dinner & overnight in Delphi

Visit the archaeological site and have a bit of free time in Delphi before your journey back to Athens via the village of Arachova, renowned for its colourful rugs and carpets.

Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes and arrive back in the early evening.

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