Explore the highlights of ancient Greece with private, knowledgeable guides who recount the history and mythology of the era.

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Tailor-Made Travel: Highlights of Ancient Greece

Visit some of Greece’s most important archaeological sites and historical highlights.

11 days from $9,200

Explore the highlights of ancient Greece with private, knowledgeable guides who recount the history and mythology of the era.

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690

Overview

This sample itinerary can be tailored to match a variety of budgets and interests by selecting the trip duration, departure date, accommodation style, and tours that fit your needs.

During this trip, you will experience some of the cultural highlights of Greece including the Acropolis of Athens and the archaeological site of Delphi blended in with some cultural experiences like learning about and tasting olive oil and visiting a local winery. End your trip with a visit to the Greek island of Mykonos for some sightseeing.

Highlights Include 

  • Visit the Acropolis site and museum with your private guide.
  • Walk the running track used by athletes at ancient Olympia and dine with a modern-day Olympian in her home.
  • Explore the site of Delphi, where pilgrims used to flock to consult the oracle.
  • Hear the acoustics in the theatre at the site of Epidaurus.
  • Relax and soak in the atmosphere on the island of Mykonos.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 - Athens, Greece

You will be met at Athens airport by your private driver and transferred to your hotel.

Later today, meet your private driver and guide for a panoramic tour of Athens, stopping to explore the Panathenaic Stadium and Temple of Olympian Zeus, among other interesting sites.

Day 2 - Athens

This morning, meet with your private guide to visit the Acropolis and the Parthenon, and explore the cluster of ancient buildings that enjoy a prime location overlooking the city. After your visit, head down to the sleek Acropolis Museum, which houses many of the original remains of the site. (B)

Day 3 - Athens, Delphi, Arachova

A private driver will take you north to the site of ancient Delphi, where you will meet your private guide and begin an exploration of the site which was once home to the famous Oracle of Delphi. After your visit to the site and small museum, explore the nearby mountain village of Arachova for some free time for lunch before journeying back to Athens. (B)

Day 4 - Athens and Ancient Agora

Meet your guide and explore the site of the Ancient Agora, located in the heart of Athens. In the afternoon, visit the wonderful Athens Archaeological Museum with a private guide. The museum holds many important artifacts from around ancient Greece. (B)

Day 5 - Olympia

This morning, travel to Olympia with your private driver. Once there, you’ll meet your guide for a walking tour of the site of ancient Olympia, where the first Olympic games were held and where the torch is lit and begins its journey in the modern Olympics. This evening, join a local Olympian for dinner in her home. (B,D)

Day 6 - Nafplio

Today, meet your driver and transfer to Nafplio. On the way, you will visit the archaeological site of Mycenae. Tour the site of the acropolis of Mycenae with a guide. (B)

Day 7 - Epidaurus

Travel to the archaeological site of Epidaurus, which was once a mecca for healing dedicated to the Greek god of medicine, Asclepios. Here, you will find one of the most acoustically perfect theatres in Greece. Later on, visit a local olive oil producer for a tour and tastings. Return to Nafplio this evening. (B)

Day 8 - Mykonos

Transfer to Athens airport and take a short flight to the island of Mykonos. The rest of the day is yours to explore Mykonos town or relax and enjoy the pool in your hotel. (B)

Day 9 - Delos

Meet with your guide and take the short ferry ride to the island of Delos. One of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, the island was once a hub for trade, culture, and religion and is also said to be the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. (B)

Day 10 - Mykonos

Your last day in Greece will be free for you to further explore Mykonos or simply relax and spend time by the beach or the pool. (B)

Day 11 - Depart for the U.S.

Meet your private driver for your transfer to Mykonos airport and your onward flight home. (B)

Included meals are denoted as follows: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Reception (R), Dinner (D)