Best of Greece

Resort: Best of Greece
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Greece
Price From: £1699.15

Over View

When you saddle a trip with a moniker as lofty as Best of Greece, youd better make sure it lives up to the hype. This one does. Compiling the top moments from our best-selling trips in the region, this comprehensive tour through the cradle of Western Civilization brings the distant past and vibrant present into sharp focus. Between the must-see historical sites of Athens and Delphi, the rugged plateaus of the fabled Samari Gorge, personal encounters in isolated Cretan villages and the breezy sway of Santorini at sundown, you wont have a moment to waste. Witness Greece in all her timeless glory with us.

Itineraries

Day 1
Athens

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Athens

Take an orientation walk in Athens with the rest of the day free to explore. Opt to visit the Acropolis site, the new Acropolis Museum, the Ancient Agora and the National Archaeological Museum. Afterwards, be enriched and refreshed with drinks and a tour of local non-profit cafe, Shedia Home.

Day 3
AthensMeteora

Travel to Kalambaka, a good base for visiting the monasteries of Meteora.

Day 4
Meteora

Spend a full day visiting the stunning mountaintop monasteries of Meteora.

Day 5
MeteoraDelphi

Visit Ancient Delphi and the Temple of Apollo.

Day 6
DelphiNfplio

Travel to Nafplio and explore the beautiful cobblestoned streets. Opt to climb the Acronafplia to soak in the views.

Day 7
NfplioChani

Spend a free day enjoying the area. Opt to visit Epidavros, as well as the nearby site of Mycenae before an overnight ferry to Crete.

Day 8
Chani

Arrive on Crete and enjoy the day relaxing at one of the many harbour-side cafs. Wander the streets of the old town with its fascinating blend of ancient and modern Turkish and Venetian architecture, reflecting the diverse history of the island.

Day 9
ChaniAgia Roumeli

Hike the famous and rugged Samari Gorge.

Day 10
Agia RoumeliLoutro

Travel by ferry to Loutro. Opt to rent a kayak and explore secluded beaches and coves.

Day 11
Loutro

Enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family. The rest of the day is free for exploring the area. Enjoy a swim and tasty seafood meals at secluded restaurants or hike Aradine Gorge.

Day 12
LoutroIrkleion

Travel to Iraklio. Enjoy a visit to Knossos, site of a Minoan palace and residence of King Minos.

Day 13
IrkleionSantorini

Hop a ferry to beautiful Santorini. Enjoy two nights on the island.

Day 14
Santorini

Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt for a half-day volcano tour, shopping, relaxing on the beach, or make your way to the crater’s rim to savour the breathtaking view.

Day 15
Santorini

Depart at any time.

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