GLOBUS 2025: Greek Escape (KGAX)

7 days from Athens to Athens

You've seen photos of the ancient Acropolis in Athens, dating back to the 5th century BC-now's your chance to see it in person on this escorted Greek vacation. You've watched the Olympics on TV-now's your chance to walk among the ruins in Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC. You've eaten at Greek restaurants-now's your chance to enjoy an authentic Greek cooking demonstration, where you'll learn how to make traditional Greek tzatziki. All this and more awaits you on this Greek Escape.

History comes alive on your guided visits to many of Greece's ancient sites. In addition to the Acropolis and Olympia, you'll also visit the ruins in Mycenae, dating from 1,350 to 1,200 BC and described in Homer's epic poem, 'The Iliad.' Also see the amazingly well-preserved, 2,300-year-old open-air theatre in Epidaurus. In ancient Greece, people journeyed to Delphi to seek the wisdom of the Oracle. Learn about the Oracle, tour the excavations, and visit the Archaeological Museum. To add to your Greek experience, enjoy a sirtaki dance lesson and try a glass of Ouzo. Plus, you'll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director who will bring this country to life by sharing its history, stories, and insider secrets. From the picturesque fishing villages to ancient historic sights, this Greek Escape has it all!

Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18514298

Tour Operator
Globus
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AthensWelcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink.

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Day 2AthensMarvels & Myths ATHENS Guided sightseeing includes a visit to the Acropolis and a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SPOT Explore the heart of Ancient Greece, in the historic empire where 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, never fail to amaze! See the Panathenaic Stadium, one of the venues of the first modern Olympic Games.


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Day 3NAUPLIA CORINTH CANALGreek History & Heroes CORINTH CANAL Photo stop.
MYCENAE Guided visit of the excavations and museum.
EPIDAURUS Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theatre before continuing to Nauplia. (B,D) 132mi/212km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURAL GEM The outdoor auditorium of Epidaurus combines perfect mathematic proportion with excellent acoustics. This fascinating archaeological treasure was used for the healing of patients from all over Greece and was dedicated to Asklepios, the god of healing.


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Day 4OlympiaRuins & Recipes Scenic drive through the Arkadian Mountains.
OLYMPIA Join a guided visit to the archaeological site and the museum. Attend a [LF] cooking demonstration this evening and learn how to make traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer. (B,D)
112 mi / 181 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
LOCAL TASTES Dip into the delicious tradition of Greek tzatziki - a mix of yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and herbs such as dill, mint, parsley, and thyme. Learn how to make this quintessential recipe loved the world over.


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Day 5Delphi Digs & Dances DELPHI Join a guided visit of the excavations and Archaeological Museum. This evening [LF] learn how to dance the sirtaki in a dance class while sipping a glass of Ouzo. (B,D)
149mi/239km

LOCAL FAVORITE
CULTURE & TRADITION
Dance in the steps of Zorba the Greek to learn the sirtaki. This passionate and dramatic dance goes very well with a glass of ouzo, the anice-infused drink the locals love.


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Day 6AthensAmazing Athens ARACHOVA Visit the picturesque mountain town.
ATHENS Free time. (B)
118 mi / 190 km

FREE TIME TIPS
EXPLORE MORE There are countless ways to enjoy free time in the birthplace of democracy, arts, science, and the philosophy of western civilization! Explore the urban landscapes and lively restaurants in this historic capital and enjoy the sunny slopes of this iconic city. Stroll in the shadow of the Acropolis in the village atmosphere of Plaka. Walk along the narrow cobblestone streets to browse jewelry stores and ceramics shops, then linger in a sidewalk cafe or taverna to celebrate your Greek adventure.


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Day 7AthensSafe Travels Until We Meet Again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/26/2025$1,199.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
02/02/2025$1,399.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
02/09/2025$1,399.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
02/16/2025$1,399.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
02/23/2025$1,399.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/02/2025$1,499.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/09/2025$1,499.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/16/2025$1,499.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote

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  • GLOBUS 2025: Greek Escape (KGAX)

    From $1,199.00 (USD)

    You've seen photos of the ancient Acropolis in Athens, dating back to the 5th century BC-now's your chance to see it in person on this escorted Greek vacation.

 
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