Below is the itinerary for the Greek trip.
Friday, March 8th: Arrive in Athens. Dinner in the evening will be at the hotel.
Saturday, March 9th: Depart hotel for Athens Sightseeing Tour. Highlights include the Acropolis & the New Acropolis Museum. We will have a walking tour of the old city of Athens, known as the Plaka, where there will be free time to explore, shop, and have lunch.
Sunday, March 10th: Depart hotel for transfer to port to embark ship for 3 Island Cruise. We will be visiting the Saronic Islands of Aegina, Poros, and Hydra. “Hydra is beautiful and tranquil, no cars, only donkeys to get around. Poros is a quick stop to admire the green lushness of this popular island. Aegina is large, cosmopolitan, and popular with Greeks for weekend breaks. The bustling harbour is worth strolling around," commented the Greek tour guide Maria. There is an optional visit to the Temple of Aphaia on the other side of the island.
Monday, March 11th: Visit to Cape Sounion & the Temple of Poseidon. After the visit we will drive out of the city passing through the Corinth Canal on our
way to the beautiful town of Nafplion. There will be a walking tour and time to explore.
Tuesday, March 12th: Drive to Mycenae & Epidaurus. Go to a local ceramic workshop where the students will try their hand at making a clay figure. We will then head to Olympia; a little village with lots of shops, cafes & the very interesting Archimedes Museum.
Wednesday, March 13th: We will be visiting Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games. We will have a guided visit of the site & the opportunity to visit the museum. We will have lunch before heading to Delphi.
Thursday, March 14th: We will have our guided tour of Delphi and a visit of the museum. After sightseeing we will have lunch and return to Athens, a drive of approximately 3 hours. At night we will be doing our Greek evening.
Tour. Highlights include the Acropolis & the New Acropolis Museum. We will have a walking tour of the old city of Athens, known as the Plaka, where there will be free time to explore, shop, and have lunch on your own. Return to the hotel, dinner will be at 7:30.