From (AUD)$3,495
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The birthplace of European civilisation, a small group tour through Greece acquaints us with a plethora of ancient sites, a blueprint to Western architecture and a vibrant Mediterranean culture that is warm and inviting. Journey from Athens, the Acropolis and the lively Plaka district through to the monasteries of Meteora, the ancient sites of Delphi, and Olympia, and the charming coastal towns of Nafpaktos and Nafplio.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $120pp pre-paid
Transport — 'Rack & Pinion' train, Boat, Coach & Metro

Admire spectacular views across the Gulf of Corinth from Nafpaktos’ castle, built at the top of the township. 

Photo credit: James Blackeye/Unsplash

Discover ancient Olympia in the ‘Valley of the Gods’ as you explore ancient ruins and visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

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Visit Metsovo, one of Greece’s northern region’s most beautiful villages famed for its unique architecture and local dairy produce.

Photo credit: Dimitris Kirialakis/Unsplash

Enjoy a guided tour of the Acropolis. The crowning glory of the Acropolis is undoubtedly the impressive Pantheon, long considered the finest example of classical Greek architecture.

Special Experiences

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Byzantine monasteries of Meteora where monks have been settled since the 14th century.
All aboard for a spectacular train ride connecting Diakopto to Kalavryta on the Odontotos ‘rack and pinion’ Railway. Many bridges span over the Vouraikos River and we pass through tunnels and picturesque countryside on our journey.
Connect with the local culture of a nearby village during a Greek cooking experience. Here, we’ll learn more about Mediterranean cuisine before indulging in a delicious lunch.

Itinerary Highlights of Greece

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Highlights of Greece

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Welcome drinks at the oldest wine bar in Plaka, followed by a Souvlaki dinner
  • Athens panoramic city tour
  • Guided tour of the Acropolis
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Free time to explore Plaka
  • Travel to Cape Sounion and enjoy the view from the Temple of Poseidon at sunset
  • Sea-front dinner in the village of Palea Fokea
  • Stop to see the Statue of Leonidas at Thermopylae
  • Monasteries of Meteora
  • Walk around the old town of Ioaninna and the Byzantine Castle from 528 A.C
  • Cruise to the little island in the middle of Lake Pamvotis and visit the museum of Ali Pasha
  • Enjoy dinner and free time to explore in Metsovo
  • Delphi site and museum
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch of the island of Trizonia in Glyfada
  • Cross over the Rio-Antirio Bridge to the Peloponnese Peninsula
  • Visit the Ancient Olympia Complex, including the Temple of Zeus
  • Explore the Archaeological Museum in Olympia, one of the richest in Greece
  • Tour the Castle of Nafpaktos
  • Travel on board the 'Rack & Pinion' Train to the village of Kalavrita and enjoy one of the most scenic rail journeys in Europe
  • Cave of the Lakes
  • Walk through the beautiful natural setting of Planitero
  • Mycenae Citadel
  • Enjoy wine tasting in the Nemea region
  • Partake in a cooking experience in a local village
  • Visit the Epidaurus ancient theatre, the best preserved in Greece
  • Ancient Corinth
  • Corinth Canal

Touring

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  • All touring conducted in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Boat ride to an island in Ioannina
  • Boat ride to the islet of Trizonia
  • 'Rack & pinion' train ride on the Odontotos Railway
  • Tipping made easy, $120 per person

 

Accommodation

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  • 9 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • The Golden Age Hotel of Athens, Athens
  • Grand Meteora Hotel, Meteora
  • Lepanto Beach Hotel, Nafpaktos
  • Amalia Hotel, Nafplio

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:
The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Athens, be welcomed to Athens with a drink at the Plaka’s oldest bar, followed by a traditional souvlaki dinner
    • Palea Fokea, indulge in dinner at a seafront restaurant in this seaside town in East Attica
    • Trizonia, travel by boat to the islet of Trizonia. Here in the small village we will be treated to lunch in a local fish tavern
    • Planitero, enjoy a late lunch of fresh local trout
    • Nemea, visit a winery and sample the local tipple. Continue to a nearby village where we get hands-on with a Mediterranean cooking experience, followed by a delicious lunch

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based national guide
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Information Highlights of Greece

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Highlights of Greece

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
13 Sep 21
22 Sep 21
$3,495
On Request
11 Oct 21
20 Oct 21
$3,495
On Request

Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $120pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $750
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Arrival Time and International Flights
We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 15:00h in order to take part in your welcome dinner. Return international airfares have not been included on this tour. Please speak to our friendly consultants if you would like assistance booking your international flights.

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