This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.
Drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World.
On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to Athens by the same route.
One Day Tour Argolis
Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea, (short stop).
Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city "rich in gold" of the ancient poets.
Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs e.t.c.
Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop), leave for Epidauros, to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for its astonishing acoustics.
Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidauros with Corinth. Lunch in Mycenae.
Cost € 90,00
Minimum Participation: 15 pax
Three Islands Cruise - Athens One Day Cruise
Enjoy the beautiful Greek sun, fresh air from Saronic Golf, feed the seagulls, dance with international and folkloric sounds, be the first dancer next to our professional dancers, join our cooking lessons and become a Chef ....and the cruise is going on. Upon arrival to Trocadero, Paleo Faliro, you will receive a warm welcome from our Officers and Hostesses who will assist you to embark to one of our luxurious cruise ships. You are invited to proceed to one of the three luxurious decks where you can enjoy our live orchestra and the fascinating view as the ship leaves the port.
In the 12th century, Aegina was the basic pirates spot especially for their attacks in Athens. The quality of the most famous world wide, local pistachio nut, is a result of the special climate conditions of the island (drought) and in the volcano elements of the soil. Aegina was actually the first capital of Greece and not Nafplio as most people believe. Ioannis Kapodistrias was the first Greek Governor. Aphaea's Temple was the ''patter'' that Iktinos and Kallikratis, the architects of Parthenon, had in mind when designing Parthenon. One of the most known Greek mysteries is about the perfect triangle consisted by the Temple of Aphaea, the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio and Acropolis of Athens.
Poros was the site of the first naval base in modern Greece, established in 1827 during the Greek War of Independence. Most of the activities of Poros naval base were moved to Salamis naval base in 1881. The site is still used today by the Hellenic Navy as a training center for naval personnel. Poros lemon forest is very famous not only in Greece but world wide also. Orange and lemon production is one of the main financial sources of the island. Poros has an amazing shell museum, founded in 2006, with a permanent exhibition of shells in the Chatzopouleios library. The island's name means 'narrow strait'.
Hydra island has more than 300 churches and 5 monasteries. Hydra's Maritime Academy is the oldest Maritime Academy in the eastern Mediterranean, as it is open since the revolution of 1821. Hydra has inspired many artists such as Picasso and Sagale, as well as it is the home of many artists like P.Tetsis, N.Gkikas, L.Cohen etc. Many movies have been filmed on the island like Sophia Loren's hit movie 'Boy on a Dolphin' and Melina Merkouri's 'Phaedra'. Five Prime Ministers in Greece's history were Hydra natives: G.Kountouriotis, A.Kriezis, D.Voulgaris, A.Miaoulis and P.Voulgaris. The biggest star in the sky is named Hydra and was noted in the ancient years by Ptolemeus.
Cost € 85,00
Minimum Participation: 25 pax