An inspiring tour exploring the best of Athens and Pelion. Athens, the oldest city in Greece, travelers wander in a state of continuous surprise around the grand ruins of the classical world, while Greeks dine out.
Mount Pelion (or Pilio), magic, wild, and secret. Unforgettable experiences in the book of life, a crossing between heaven and earth, a trip of the soul which will leave unforgettable memories and the desire to repeat it once more.
- Panoramic tour of Athens
€ 429,- to € 729,- depending on hotel (*) and season
Prices are per person in double room.
PILION 8 DAYS by bus
Guaranteed departures every week from 299€
The ancient city of Athens is today a vibrant city with non-stop nightlife, creative cuisine, and ancient and modern sites. Peloponnese is the largest peninsula of Greece. Pelion is a mountain in Magnesia near the city of Volos. According to Greek mythology, it was the residence of Gods and home of the Centaurs. Complete package that includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a hotel of your choice with breakfast, transfers and visits.
Day 1 | Arrival in Athens
Arrival at Athens airport – Reception by our assistant, waiting for you and transfer by luxurious car to the center of Athens – Accommodation at your hotel. Free afternoon. For the night we propose you an optional tour: Athens by night. Your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city center and on the slopes of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and take photos of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 | Panoramic tour of Athens
Departure to a half-day visit of Athens – Visit of the site of Acropolis and panoramic tour of the area by bus. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 3 | Athens – Pilion
After breakfast, we take the bus and head to Pelion (Pilion). Free afternoon in the villages. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 4-5-6-7 | Pilion – Tour visit
We will enjoy the mountainous and coastal nature at its best. Our first stop will be Portaria, with its paved square, and the mansions, typical of Pelion’s architecture. Continuing our tour to eastern Pelion through Chania, our next stop will be Zagora, a village of a rich history. Heading to the beach we will reach Agios Ioannis where we can swim (depends on the weather) at the crystal blue waters of Aegean Sea. If you are more of a nature fanatic then there are plenty of hiking trails on the rugged and exhilarating peninsula for you. Holidays in Pilion offer a true mix of rich nightlife and gorgeous golden beaches with picturesque villages.
Day 8 | Back to Athens
Morning transfer to Athens and direct to the airport.
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Pelion Paradise, summer residence of the Olympian Gods
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