7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package

7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package

Visits: Athens, Epidaurus, Nafplio, Aegina, Hydra, Poros and Cape Sounio Starts in: Athens Available: Every day
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7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package Highlights

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Experience breathtaking sunsets over ancient ruins featured in Homer's Odyssey

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Embark on a cruise to 3 unique and special islands, each with its own character and charm

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Discover ancient cities and historical sites in a way you've never seen before

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Watch the sunset paint the Temple of Poseidon in gold as you revel in its beauty

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Traverse Athens with expert guides and indulge in selected hotel accommodations

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Experience Athens by E-Bike, exploring iconic landmarks like the Acropolis and Parthenon

Why we chose this tour

Our 7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package has it all. From incredible vistas to fun activities, your week-long tour will provide the most awe-inspiring journey. Revel in cycling and cruising adventures. Cycle on an E-Bike across famous landmarks and glide on a cruise to 3 different islands, each unique in its own way. Travel to ancient cities, experiencing regions like never before. See the wonders of Athens like a local and unearth hidden gems along the way. Take a trip to the old port city of Nafplio and the epicenter of modern Western medicine, Epidaurus. The unforgettable sunset over the Temple of Poseidon will captivate you, bathed in the golden light.


Active travelers with a love for wandering will enjoy our 7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package. Discover Greek history, mythology, and culture on this week-long tour, becoming familiar with Athens in a whole new way. Cycle on an e-bike to all of the biggest sights and uncover hidden gems. Indulge in luxurious accommodations in a hotel of your choice, be led by expert guides, and enjoy many more inclusions. Book your tour today!

 

 

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7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Athens
  • Day one is reserved for your independent arrival in Athens. Check into your hand-picked hotel and enjoy some free time exploring the delightful city of Athens.
Day 2 - Myths and Gods of Athens & Sunset Cape Sounio Tour
  • Spend the day exploring Athens or its nearby towns before getting picked up in a luxury air-conditioned bus.
  • You'll meet your enthusiastic local guide and a small group of like-minded travelers before leaving the city and heading towards the Athenian Riviera.
  • Arrive at the Cape Sounio just before sunset and explore the temple of Poseidon.
  • Learn all about the local lore about Poseidon, its myths, and gods and see for yourself why Homer included it in the Odyssey.
  • Watch the sun sink over the ocean from the ruins of this marvelous temple, whilst sipping a glass of local wine. An incredible way to be introduced to Greek history.
  • Head back to Athens for an evening of rest and relaxation.
Day 3 - Athens Street Art Tour
  • Get to know the alternative side to Athens with a street art tour.
  • You'll meet your friendly local expert who will take you and a small group around the eclectic neighborhoods of Gazi, Psiri, and Metaxourgio.
  • Your guide will be a fountain of knowledge on each piece of street art they take you to. All pieces will be moving, individual, and expressive.
  • You'll get a real feel for modern Athens with its explosive art scene and culture.
  • This is a chance to explore Athens on a whole other level, really diving into what matters to its residents.
  • Return to your hotel for an afternoon of free time.
Day 4 - Athens E-Bike Tour
  • Be led by an experienced guide and cycle the city of Athen on a high-quality e-bike.
  • See the Acropolis, Parthenon, Presidential Mansion, famous gardens, and more.
  • Take in the breathtaking monuments of Athens and revel in the historical beauty of the city.
  • Pedal your way across the ancient streets of philosophers and mythologists on this sightseeing experience, passing the following notable destinations along the way:.Acropolis Museum, National Observatory, Thission, Athens Cathedral, Plaka neighborhood, National Gardens, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and so much more.
Day 5 - Nafplio & Epidaurus
  • Meet your tour guide for the day and a small group and head out of Athens towards the breathtaking Port of Nafplio and the renowned ancient site of Epidaurus.
  • Start at Nafplio, with a cup of Greek coffee. Climb the 999 steps to the top of the Castle of Palamidi and marvel at the bright blue sea below you.
  • Head around the cobbled streets of Greece's first capital city, listening to your tour guide weave tales of ancient times.
  • There is an optional boat ride across the gulf to a small island.
  • Spend some free time in any number of traditional tavernas before heading over to Epidaurus.
  • This place is famous for its ancient theater productions and the theater itself is thought to have some of the best acoustics in the world.
  • This spot is also considered to be the epicenter of modern Western medical science.
  • Head back to Athens with some rest and refreshment on the bus home.
Day 6 - Aegina, Poros & Hydra Cruise
  • Head out of Athens towards the beautiful Saronic Islands. Meet your guide at a centralized location then head out towards the coast where you'll jump on board a cruise.
  • Visit 3 islands, Poros, Hydra, and Aegina, each of them charming in their own, unique way. Poros has a historic clock tower, Hydra has the Saronic Pirates shelter and Aegina has the Temple of Aphaia (take a tour of this for an additional charge).
  • During your ride back to Athens, you'll be treated to a traditional Greek buffet lunch and folklore show.
Day 7 - Departure
  • Day 7 is reserved for your independent departure from Athens. Wherever you head to next, we hope your journey continues to be as fantastic as the previous 7 days!
NB - all timings on 7 Day Alternative Athens, Saronic Islands & Epidaurus Tour Package are approximate
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Includes
All touring and accomodation
Aegina, Poros, and Hydra Cruise: Tour leader on Board, Greek folklore show, Buffet - Lunch on board
Athens E-Bike Tour - E Bike & Helmet
Sunset Cape Sounio: Entrance fees to the Poseidon Temple, 1 glass of wine per adult
Excludes
Anything not mentioned above
Myth & Gods Tour: Entrance fees (approx. $35 per person) - For this tour you will need a special combo ticket (April-October) which you can get with your guide without any queuing. Please do not purchase any tickets to the Acropolis beforehand as they may not be deducted from the combo price ticket.
Nafplio & Epidaurus: Guided tour inside the sites. Entrance fee to Epidaurus 12€/person (APR-OCT) & 6€/person (NOV-MAR). Entrance fee to Palamidi Castle 8€/person (APR-OCT) & 4€/person (NOV-MAR). Boat-ride to Bourtzi Castle 4.50€/person (optional)
Cruise: Licensed Tour guide on the Islands & entrance fees
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
Essential Information
Each day will be led by an expert guide to provide an enhanced experience along Tourist Journey's values.
You can choose your hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process.
The order of the days might change because we optimize the itinerary to provide the best experience.
E bike Tour: The distance is about 9 km. Please bring water on the tour
The minimum age required for the package is 12 years old due to the Athens E-Bike Tour.
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