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The Best of Greece - Cosmos
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10 days

The Best of Greece

Start and end in Athens
Tour Operator:
Cosmos
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
52109
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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US $1,529
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Highlights

  • Marvel at the Acropolis in Athens
  • See the archeological site of Olympia
  • Travel deep into the Peloponnese to Sparta
  • Visit the medieval Byzantine Citadel of Mystra
  • Enjoy a tasting at an Olive Oil Museum

Itinerary

Start and end in Athens! With the In-depth Cultural tour The Best of Greece, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Athens, Greece and 9 other destinations in Greece. The Best of Greece includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and 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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  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Good
    3.6
  • 4.2
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  • AD
    · October 5th, 2019
    It was perfect ...the guide excellent , kind, helpful and inteligent!!!
    Trip date: September 2019
  • CE
    · July 3rd, 2019
    Had a great time tour guide was very informative and helpful with everything
    Trip date: June 2019
  • A
    · November 2nd, 2018
    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... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
  • The Best of Greece reviewer 4
    · September 26th, 2018
    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... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018
  • The Best of Greece reviewer 5
    · August 15th, 2018
    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.
    Trip date: July 2018
  • YK
    · June 29th, 2018
    My wife and I, a retired couple, enjoyed the whole tour. Our tour director was excellent, very competent in handling things for the passengers.
    Trip date: June 2018
  • The Best of Greece reviewer 7
    · June 19th, 2018
    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,... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2018
  • The Best of Greece reviewer 8
    · June 4th, 2018
    Tour guide excellent. Some hotels not up to scratch. Lunch stops expensive and food average. Brilliant driver.
    Trip date: May 2018
  • The Best of Greece reviewer 9
    · April 30th, 2018
    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.
    Trip date: April 2018
  • BL
    · October 11th, 2017
    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... Show more
    Trip date: October 2017

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10 days
The Best of Greece
From Athens to Athens
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Euro
    Greece
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Greece
    Type E
    Greece
    Type F
    Greece
    Type D
    Greece
    Type M
    Greece
  • Vaccines
    • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before August 4th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after August 4th, 2021, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Cosmos. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Cosmos will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Cosmos" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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