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Best of Greece - 12 Days - Expat Explore Travel

Best of Greece - 12 Days

12 days
Start and end in Athens
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Expat Explore Travel
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US $2,420
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  • Journey back in time to the ancient sites of Meteora, Olympia and Delphi
  • Get lost in the whitewashed streets of Athens and see the Acropolis
  • Enjoy free time with three nights on Mykonos and three nights on Santorini

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Start and end in Athens! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Greece - 12 Days, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Athens, Greece and 10 other destinations in Greece. Best of Greece - 12 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start of tour in Athens
  2. Day 2: Athens - Thermopylae - Kalabaka
  3. Day 3: Kalabaka - Meteora (optional) - Delphi
  4. Day 4: Delphi - Glyfada/Trizonia Island - Olympia
  5. Day 5: Olympia - Mycenae - Nafplion
  6. Day 6: Nafplion - Corinth Canal - Athens city tour - Acropolis - Mykonos
  7. Day 7: Mykonos: Free Day
  8. Day 8: Mykonos: Free Day
  9. Day 9: Mykonos - Santorini
  10. Day 10: Santorini: Free Day
  11. Day 11: Santorini: Free Day
  12. Day 12: End of tour in Athens
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  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Expat Explore is one of the industry’s leading coach tour operators. Their core mission is #TravelMadePossible - to make travel fun, convenient and affordable for travellers from all over the world. They offer a selection of more than 60 itineraries that explore destinations across Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

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  • MA
    · October 25th, 2022
    Amazing experience! Will definitely use this touring company again! Don’t let go of Matt, he’s an excellent tour guide leader and has the ability to ensure all his diverse clients have a great time together.
    Trip date: October 2022
  • Best of Greece - 12 Days reviewer 2
    · October 24th, 2022
    Wonderful! Loved every place we went. The views were spectacular and breath taking!
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    Trip date: October 2022
  • Best of Greece - 12 Days reviewer 3
    · October 10th, 2022
    The Best of Greece was an amazing experience led by Matt, an amazing tour guide! We thoroughly enjoyed the entire trip. The site-specific guides that were provided along the way were also absolutely the best. We learned a great deal about the country... Show more
    Trip date: September 2022
  • NP
    · July 12th, 2022
    Bus service, tour guides were excellent. Time management was good but some breaks could have been avoided. Itinerary showed that arrival to ATH airport was 12 pm. Based on this we booked returning flight later in the evening. Instead we reached ATH at... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • Best of Greece - 12 Days reviewer 5
    · June 21st, 2022
    Expat is very well organized. Excellent experience overall.
    Trip date: June 2022
  • JB
    · October 5th, 2019
    Well organized, some of the excursion a la carte were overpriced and the question of tipping came back too often
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Best of Greece - 12 Days reviewer 7
    · October 2nd, 2019
    A nice pace with reasonable hotels. Filip was well organized.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • DZ
    · September 27th, 2019
    It was a very good tour, and I will happily recommend to friends
    Trip date: September 2019
  • D
    · September 25th, 2019
    A trip of a lifetime! Folio made it so easy for us, his historical knowledge is second to none and he always made sure to give practical information along the way and patiently answer questions. Loved his Balkan sense of humour!
    Trip date: September 2019
  • K
    · September 24th, 2019
    The tour was very well organised and we felt that we saw and experienced a lot in Greece. Filip is an excellent tour leader and gave the most incredible talks about Greek history, which is not easy! He is well organised and helpful and with his... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019

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12 days
Best of Greece - 12 Days
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • How many people will be on this tour?

      The maximum group size for this tour is 50, however, depending on the season, the tour may not be filled to capacity.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends at Athens airport at approximately 12 pm on the last day of the tour.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      This tour starts at Best Western Candia Hotel (Theodore Diligiannis 40, Athina 104 38, Greece). Check-in is between 2 pm and 5 pm.
      Please note this is subject to change until your finalised documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Expat Explore can provide private airport transfers for passengers flying into Athens airport for an additional cost. Please contact our Customer Support team for more information.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Delos Tour. Price: EUR 60
      Caldera Islands and Oia tour. Price: EUR 38
      Epidaurus. Price: EUR 12
      Mycenae. Price: EUR 12
      Olympia. Price: EUR 12
      Greek Tapas & Traditional Greek Dancing. Price: EUR 15
      Delphi. Price: EUR 12
      Meteora. Price: EUR 6
      Acropolis museum. Price: EUR 5

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore can not book your pre/post accommodation for this tour but you are more than welcome to book directly with the hotel yourself.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour is suitable for anyone within the age range of 10 to 75+ years old. Expat Explore will not accept any travellers under the age of 10, which means that young children are not eligible to participate in this tour due to the activities on the tour.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      A single supplement is available for an additional cost. The single supplement is completely optional though and you are not required to pay a single supplement to join the tour. The tour price advertised is based on a twin share basis, which means that if you are a single traveller you will be roomed with a passenger of the same gender and around the same age at no additional cost.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore does not release the exact list of hotels that will be used on tour until 5 days prior to the departure.

      On this tour, you will be staying 11 nights in twin-share rooms. The accommodation on this Expat Explore tour is provided in 2 and 3-star hotels.

      This is a list of hotels that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Best Western Candia
      Kosta Famissi
      Parnassos Hotel
      Giannoulaki Village
      Oceanis hotel

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately by following the link operated by Skyscanner -

      Please note the internal flight from Santorini to Athens with Aegean airlines is included within the cost of the tour package.

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      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.

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    • 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 May 13th, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 13th, 2023, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Expat Explore Travel. 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 Expat Explore Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Expat Explore Travel" 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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