Escorted Tour Europe Classic Greece Tour with Flights

EARLY BIRD
Price
$1999 per person
Duration
7 days
Destination
Greece

ICONIC SITES Greece Escorted Tour with Flights

If you've got a week to discover the highlights of Greece, this is your ideal tour. Everything is taken care of and there's enough free time to enjoy exploring on your own. But be warned, space is already filling quickly on this early bird deal!
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Explore the greatest highlights of Greece in one week - Athens, Olympia and Delphi. Expert local guides will share their knowledge as you visit the Acropolis Museum, stand on the site of the first Olympic Games and tour the archaeological sites of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo. Plus, flights are included from Australia and now's the time to lock in a great early bird deal!

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Fly from Australia to Athens, Greece
Return Location
Fly from Athens to Australia
Tour Start Date & Time
February 2, 2022 1:00 pm View other Times
Additional Information
Departs in 2022: View other times or the brochure tab for full list of departure dates. Booking Code: GRGET7M
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Daily breakfast
  • Escorted tour
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • International flights from Australia
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Observation and participation in included activities
  • Professionally guided local tours
  • Transport in air conditioned vehicles
Price does not include
  • Airport transfers
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Medical and emergency insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses
Additional Prices
Single Supplement: Please contact us for solo traveller rates. Pre-Departure Tests: A COVID-19 PCR test is required for international travel Travel Insurance: Insurance is essential for this tour - please ask us for a quote.

Tour overview

Discover the wonder of Greece, on a tour of iconic cities like Athens, Olympia and Delphi!

For starters, take a step back in time to Classical Greece on a tour of Athens. There’s also time to explore at your leisure, or join an optional tour of the Acropolis.

Take the scenic route to Olympia and visit the ancient stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 776 B.C. Then delve more into Greek history in Delhi and tour the archaeological museum that’s now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Early Bird Deals have landed! Book by 30 November, 2021, to save on 2022 departures!

Ask us about adding a FREE 2-night stopover in Abu Dhabi when you fly with Etihad!

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Early Bird Prices

  • November from $1999 – 10, 26
  • February from $2399 – 02, 08, 16, 21, 24, 28
  • March from $2399 – 05, 07, 08, 10, 12, 15, 16, 19, 23, 26, 29
  • October from $2399 – 13, 20, 27

Fly from Adelaide, Hobart or Canberra for extra $295 per person. Fly from Darwin for extra $600 per person.

Want to go to Santorini? Add a 7-night extension from $999 per person:
Includes return flights from Athens and 7 nights at Thira Hotel or Umay Suites Hotel.

Note: Prices are per person, based on twin share, and subject to change at time of booking. Contact us for travel at other times of the year.

Inclusions at a glance

Flights
  • Return economy airfares to Athens
  • Fly from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth
  • Flying with Etihad or similar
Accommodation
  • 5 nights in hotels, standard rooms with private en-suite facilities
  • Hotel porterage, taxes, fees & service charges
Meals
  • 5 breakfasts & 2 dinners
Transport
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary in modern air-conditioned coach
Guides
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guide in Athens
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary

Special features

  • Visit the Acropolis Museum, a modern museum housing ancient relics from the Acropolis
  • Visit Olympia, birthplace of the first Olympic Games
  • Tour the archaeological sites of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo

 

Athens, Greece
Put yourself in the picture on this wonderful introduction to Greece!

 

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  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
DAY 1

Fly to Greece

Board your flights from Australia to Athens, Greece.

DAY 2

Arrive Athens

Arrive in Athens, the classical capital of Greece; transfer to your hotel by taxi. The remainder of the day is at leisure to discover the ancient wonders of this city known as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM at your hotel. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 5 PM
Overnight: Athens

DAY 3

Athens City Tour

This morning is at leisure, or join the optional guided tour of the Acropolis. This architectural masterpiece was built during the Golden Age of Athens and today is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For passengers who opt not participate in the optional tour, transportation has been included to meet the Tour Manager and the rest of the group at the Acropolis Museum. Visit the museum, built at the base of the famous monument, housing many of the precious original statues from the Acropolis. After lunch on your own, join the Tour Manager for a walk through the lively Plaka area, the oldest section of Athens, a neighbourhood of charming restaurants, shops and sidewalk cafes. Continue by bus to Syntagma Square. Upon arrival, you might catch a glimpse of the colourfully-costumed Evzone guards, outfitted in the traditional Greek style. Tonight, consider joining the optional dinner in Athens. Begin the evening with a panoramic drive through illuminated Athens. Continue to the lively Plaka area under the Acropolis and enjoy a 3-course traditional Greek dinner, including wine and live music at a typical Greek taverna
Optional: Acropolis Archaeological Site Walking Tour (AM)
Optional: Dinner in Athens (PM)
Overnight: Athens
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4

Sightseeing en route to Olympia

Depart Athens via the scenic coastal road to the mighty Corinth Canal, dividing the Peloponnese from mainland Greece. Continue via Nauplion to Mycenae, the heartland of Greek mythology. Visit the Acropolis of Mycenae and the Tomb of Atreus, built around 1250 B.C. From here, drive through the Central Peloponnese Peninsula, whose major cities in classical times were Corinth and Sparta. Continue to Olympia, birthplace of the first Olympic Games
Overnight: Olympia
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5

Tour the Olympia Archaeological Site

Morning visit to the archaeological site of Olympia, including the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, and the ancient stadium where the Olympic Games were first held in 776 B.C. At the Archaeological Museum view astonishing Greek works of art such as the Nike of Paionios and terracotta statues dating back to the 5th century B.C. Visit a local store, where you will have a chance to taste local olive oil and spices. Then, drive north through the plains of Eliad and Achaia, crossing the Corinth Strait via a cabled bridge from Rion to Antirion. Pass the town of Nafpaktos en route to Delphi, home of the ruins of the Tholos Temple
Overnight: Delphi
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6

Archaeological Tour of Delphi

Tour the excavated site of Delphi and the archaeological museum, perched on the slopes of Mount Parnassos, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Considered one of the most important places in Greek history, its stunning setting and ancient ruins are truly inspirational. Walk the Sacred Way to the imposing 4th century B.C. Temple of Apollo, site of the most important oracle in the classical world. Afterward, travel south and arrive in Athens in the late afternoon. The rest of the evening is at leisure to further discover Athens on your own. Tonight, attend a reception with your Tour Manager
Overnight: Athens
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7

End of tour

Make your way to the airport by taxi for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

More about Greece

Explore the greatest highlights of Greece in one week - Athens, Olympia and Delphi. Expert local guides will share their knowledge as you visit the Acropolis Museum, stand on the site of the first Olympic Games and tour the archaeological sites of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo. Plus, flights are included from Australia and now's the time to lock in a great early bird deal!

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This coach tour is great way to experience so much of Greece in 6 days. An experienced tour leader looks after you all the way and there are great sightseeing inclusions. Plus international flights from Australia are included.

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See the brochure

Click here to view, download or print a copy of this tour brochure.

The brochure includes details of the inclusions, itinerary (where applicable) and other relevant travel information. Information contained in the brochure is subject to change and at the time of booking you will be provided with an updated copy that includes the current details for your reservation.

Tour departures

This tour departs Australia on select dates in 2022:

February - 02, 08, 16, 21, 24, 28
March - 05, 07, 08, 10, 12, 15, 16, 19, 23, 26, 29
October - 13, 20, 27
November - 10 and 26

Please ask us for your preferred departure date and we will advise availability. Contact us for travel at other times of the year.

Tour start time

The start time listed for this tour is 1:00pm but this is a guide only and will be confirmed by our office.

If you book international flights, you will be advised of your flight details and check-in times when your booking is confirmed.

Important to remember...

The day-by-day tour descriptions are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, sea or river conditions, road accessibility, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.

Speak to a travel specialist

The My Travel Experience team are travel experts and we're here to help you enjoy the best holiday - from the time you start to plan your trip until the day you return home. We are only a phone call or email away whenever you need us, so please contact us today with any questions.

Email [email protected]. Phone 1300 168 910 (in Australia) or +61 400 226 454 (from overseas or via mobile).

Book with Confidence - Early Bird Special

This tour has special Flexible Change Policy conditions that give you greater peace of mind when you book in 2021.

All new reservations in 2021 are eligible for one (1) free change prior to final payment due date. This includes change of travel date and/or destination. Travellers may elect to convert their deposit and subsequent payments prior to final payment into a Future Travel Credit, valid for travel through the end of 2022. If the rebooked package is priced higher than the original booking, passengers will be responsible for the difference in cost. Promotional discounts are not transferrable towards future bookings.

Important to know:
- Travel credits are non-refundable.
- Airfares are non-refundable once tickets are issued and separate future travel credit conditions apply.
- These conditions only apply to this tour and/or flights if confirmed arrangements are disrupted or cancelled due to COVID19.

New safety measures and greater peace of mind

The wellbeing and safety of our passengers and staff is always a priority, especially as we adjust to a new world for travellers. My Travel Experience is committed to ensuring your peace of mind with customer-friendly booking practices and enhanced health and safety standards on our trips.

We work closely with tour operators that have received the Safe Travels stamp by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), which enables travellers to recognise companies around the world that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.

Travel requirements for this tour:
The tour operator is implementing a number of enhanced health and safety protocols on their trips. These additional precautions have been introduced to help prevent the transmission of Covid-19 and to help ensure that travellers and the tour team are as safe and protected as possible while on tour.

Negative PCR or Antigen Tests
All travellers, regardless of their vaccination status, will be asked to produce a negative PCR test or negative Antigen test in order to embark on our escorted tours. This helps to ensure the safety of our travellers and staff.

Face masks and sanitising
Each traveller will be required to bring their own mask and wear it at all (required) times. We ask that our travellers familiarise themselves with the best way to use, clean and store face masks (especially if they are reusable). Travellers should bring their own face masks for use throughout the journey as well as spares. Always remember to practice good hygiene and wash or sanitise your hands frequently. Travel tip: Plastic bags are good for storing used face masks.

As per regulation - face masks will be compulsory while on the coach, boat and train. Face masks will be available for purchase from your tour leader for those who do not have supplies. Hand sanitisers with at least 60% alcohol will be available to travellers and staff at all times.

Adequate Travel Insurance
All tour travellers are required to show proof of adequate travel insurance before embarking on tour. Your policy of insurance is required to cover you and your party against the cost of cancellation by you; the cost of assistance (including repatriation - medical and non-medical) in the event of accident or illness; loss of baggage and money; protection against any Covid-related claims and other expenses.

Health and Safety on Tour
On the coach tours, elevated hygiene and safety procedures will be put into place. The safe and comfortable coaches are cleaned and sanitised before the start of each tour and daily cleaning is maintained throughout the tour.

Safety Measures for Social Distancing on Tour
In line with precautions from various government authorities, such as the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), social distancing and face masks will be necessary on both rail and coach tours.

Carrying out responsible social distancing while on the coach and train, during city tours, on visits to landmarks, museums and more, will be necessary to help ensure the safety of yourself, the other travellers in your group and our travel crew. This extends to the use of face masks on board the coach and train and where necessary when visiting different destinations.

These guidelines are subject to change as the global situation evolves. The enforcement of certain measures (i.e. social distancing and mask-wearing) will vary in different regions. We will defer to local health authorities for best practices in their region.

It's your responsibility to check with your overseas destinations and home country's policies on testing and post-trip self-isolation as well as the latest travel advisories.

How to make a booking:

This early bird deal for 2022 departures is valid until 30 November 2021 and may change without notice.

Price is correct as of 15 November 2021. Please contact us for current rates.

Advertised price is based on lead-price departure(s) and rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read My Travel Experience Booking Terms & Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

To make a booking please call My Travel Experience on 1300 168 910 or email [email protected].

You can also select a trip and request it via this website - please enter your preferred departure date (if known) and the number of people travelling. If you wish to submit an enquiry, please let us know your travel dates plus any other information that will help us provide a quote, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request - your booking is pending confirmation and no place is being held.

Your reservation status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours - Monday to Friday.

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      Classic Greece Tour with Flights

      Price
      $1999 per person
      Duration
      7 days
      Destination
      Greece

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