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The Best of Greece

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The Best of Greece - Cosmos
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Antoinette "We loved our Best of Greece tour with our amazing guide Margarita and extraordinary bus driver. Most of the accommodation was excellent and the meal stops were good. The places we visited gave us a great picture of Greece from antiquity to present day. We were a little disappointed by the prices of the optional activities especially the final night dinner which we would have liked to have joined ..."
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11 reviews
Starts
Athens
+10 Destinations
Mainland Greece
Ends
Athens
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Highlights

Start and end in Athens! With the in-depth cultural tour The Best of Greece, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Athens, Greece and 10 other destinations in Greece. The Best of Greece includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
8 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus

11 Reviews

Excellent
55%
Good
36%
Average
9%
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  • A
    Written on November 2, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Tour is fast-paced. As my first time in Greece and my first tour, it was a good trip. It is fast, though. This could easily be extended into a 2 week vacation. There were places we visited that I would have loved to have spent a few days in rather than just... Read more

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  • The Best of Greece reviewer 2
    Written on September 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour covered all aspects of Classical Greece as well as Mystras and Meteora. The latter was out of this world scenically and we were given a good talk on Greek Orthodoxy. I SPENT the free day in Athens visiting two museums: the Acropolis and the... Read more

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  • KC
    Written on August 15, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had an amazing time! Absolutely loved it! The tour itself I thought was great! I am planning on doing the tour again and adding all the optional extras I missed this time.

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  • YK
    Written on June 29, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    My wife and I, a retired couple, enjoyed the whole tour. Our tour director was excellent, very competent in handling things for the passengers.

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  • The Best of Greece reviewer 5
    Written on June 19, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I toast to a woman of great virtuousness, patience, knowledge, kindness and acceptance. A good human being with a sweet essence. Margarita enriched my understanding of Greek culture in an engaging and accessible way. She was thorough and thoughtful, and... Read more

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  • The Best of Greece reviewer 6
    Written on June 4, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Tour guide excellent. Some hotels not up to scratch. Lunch stops expensive and food average. Brilliant driver.

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  • The Best of Greece reviewer 7
    Written on April 30, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Very well organised tour , our guide was able to assist each and every passenger. Nothing too much trouble ,except for 2 , our group also very happy and travel savvy.

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  • BL
    Written on October 11, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Very much as the brochure; knowledgeable guide and good local guides. Expert safe driver. Be aware that the footing was often uneven and the paths steep and slippery in places. Our less active companions were not able to get to some sites and had to wait... Read more

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  • AD
    Written on October 9, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    We loved our Best of Greece tour with our amazing guide Margarita and extraordinary bus driver. Most of the accommodation was excellent and the meal stops were good. The places we visited gave us a great picture of Greece from antiquity to present day. We... Read more

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  • K
    Written on August 24, 2017
    3.0 - Average

    having booked a hotel / 7 day cruise greek islands I have since found out that when I disembark the ship I have to wait at least 12 hours to board my flight a travel agent would have seen that as I should have , but no regress from cosmos whom I have... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE
  2. Day 2: ATHENS
  3. Day 3: ATHENS–CORINTH–NAUPLIA
  4. Day 4: NAUPLIA–EPIDAURUS–MYCENAE–SPARTA
  5. Day 5: SPARTA–MYSTRA–OLYMPIA
  6. Day 6: OLYMPIA–PATRAS–DELPHI
  7. Day 7: DELPHI–KALAMBAKA
  8. Day 8: KALAMBAKA–METEORA–ATHENS
  9. Day 9: ATHENS
  10. Day 10: ATHENS

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Where and when does this tour start?

    Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, so there are no planned activities until the evening when you will meet with your tour director. If you're unable to make this meeting because of a late arrival please let the tour operator know, and you can join the tour on the second day. The joining point hotel is subject to change until your final tour documents are released, which will be 2 - 3 days prior to departure, however starting accommodations for this tour are usually as follows:

    ACROPOLIS SELECT or GOLDEN AGE

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Visa

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Athens.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Cosmos to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 April 2019 the full payment of $1,399 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1399 for The Best of Greece, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Cosmos tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 884 km.
  • Athens (Greece)
  • 69 km
  • Corinth (Greece)
  • 39 km
  • Epidavros (Greece)
  • 32 km
  • Nauplion (Greece)
  • 18 km
  • Mycenae (Greece)
  • 77 km
  • Sparta (Greece)
  • 5 km
  • Mystra (Greece)
  • 90 km
  • Olympia (Greece)
  • 118 km
  • Delphi (Greece)
  • 156 km
  • Kalambaka (Greece)
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