ITALY & GREECE

Greece
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Departure dates

From 10/08/2020 to 21/08/2020

What's included

Breakfasts Included: 11.
Lunches Included: 0.
Dinners Included: 4.
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Breakfasts Included: 11.
Lunches Included: 0.
Dinners Included: 4.
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Itinerary / more information

  • Day 1 - ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this ancient capital. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
  • Day 2 - ROME The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter's Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built, and Circus Maximus. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo's impressive fresco of The Last Judgment. (B)
  • Day 3 - ROME-PISA-FLORENCE. Vistas of rolling hills, cypress trees, vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages form the backdrop of your journey through beautiful Tuscany. Stop in Pisa and enjoy a mini-train ride to see the Square of Miracles and the amazing Leaning Tower, then on to Florence. End the day by joining the optional Gastronomy Experience in a typical restaurant. (B) Today's Distance: 273 mi/ 440 km
  • Day 4 - FLORENCE This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled the entire day. Don't miss out on the included walking tour with a Local Guide, which features most of the city highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and its courtyard; Loggia dei Lanzi, and, to top it all, see Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile. Later, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
  • Day 5 - FLORENCE-VERONA-VENICE AREA. Journey north to enchanting Verona to spend some time at leisure strolling around the historical centre with its many highlights. Continue to the Venice area. (B) Today's Distance: 242 mi/ 390 km
  • Day 6 - VENICE Venice is more like a marvellous film set than a real-life city, with its crisscrossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and quiet little piazzas. Take a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark's Square and enjoy time at leisure for a chance to watch Venetian GLASSBLOWERS at work. Don't miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you. (B,D)
  • Day 7 - VENICE AREA-ANCONA (EMBARKATION)-OVERNIGHT FERRY CROSSING TO PATRAS, GREECE. Travel across the flatlands of the Po Delta to reach Ancona on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, to embark on the FERRY for the crossing to Patras. (B) Today's Distance: 227 mi/ 365 km
  • Day 8 - PATRAS (DISEMBARKATION)- OLYMPIA. During the crossing, enjoy all the ship's facilities. Disembark in Patras and drive south into the Peloponnese to Olympia. (B,D) Today's Distance: 78 mi/ 125 km (excluding overnight ferry)
  • Day 9 - OLYMPIA-NAUPLIA. Enjoy time at leisure, or make the most of this morning by taking the optional tour of the sites of ancient Olympia, including the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. in the afternoon, enjoy the rugged scenery of the Peloponnese on the way to Nauplia. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D) Today's Distance: 130 mi/ 210 km
  • Day 10 - NAUPLIA-MYCENAE- ATHENS. Morning visit with a Local Guide to the impressive ruins of MYCENAE, an ancient city of Homer's epics. Later, stop to view the Corinth Canal, which was built between 1881 and 1893. (B) Today's Distance: 143 mi/ 230 km
  • Day 11 - ATHENS Join the included sightseeing tour of Athens, featuring the highlights of the ancient capital and a visit to the ACROPOLIS. Explore the shops and museums or take tram to the coast. in the evening, enjoy the lively atmosphere of the tavernas in the old Plaka district with its narrow streets and sound of bouzouki music, or join an optional traditional Greek dinner. (B)
  • Day 12 - ATHENS Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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