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Fly to Athens and transfer to the Amalia Hotel (or similar) for 1 night. (N)Day 2: Epidaurus • Mycenae • Nafplio
Collect your hire car (based on group B car rental). Morning drive to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, which is renowned for its exceptional acoustics, via the Corinth Canal. Continue to Mycenae, the seat of King Agamemnon. Explore the ruined city and its excellent museum. Stay overnight at the Amalia Nafplio (or similar). (B)Day 3: Olympia
Today, depart for Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, through the beautiful scenery of Peloponnese. Visit the archaeological site and the museum of Olympia. Stay overnight at the Amalia Hotel (or similar). (B)Day 4: Delphi
Drive through the plains of Ilia and Achaia towards Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Visit the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians and the Delphi Museum, which houses valuable pieces of art such as the renowned bronze statue of a charioteer. Stay for 1 night at the Amalia Hotel (or similar). (B)Day 5: Kalambaka
Drive to Kalambaka, passing through picturesque the villages and towns of central Greece. Visit the breathtaking monasteries of Meteora, perched on huge granite rocks. Each monastery contains priceless historical and religious treasures. Stay overnight at the Amalia Hotel (or similar). (B)Day 6: Thermopylae • Athens
Drive to Athens via Thermopylae to view the monument to Leonidas and the bravery of 300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae. Stay overnight at the Amalia Hotel (or similar). (B)Day 7: Fly home
Morning at leisure. Transfer to Athens airport and return your car hire in time for your flight home. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Standard tour
This tour is based in 3-star accommodation. There is the option to upgrade to 4-star accommodation from £1,265pp.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The 4-star hotel Amalia is located within walking distance of the famous attractions of Delphi. The 185 rooms all have air-conditioning, television and en suite bathrooms. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and swimming pool.
With an ideal location to explore the nearby historic site of Olympia, the Amalia Hotel Olympia is a 4-star hotel set within peaceful Mediterranean gardens. The hotel combines contemporary and classical styles with guestrooms spread over three wings, offering either ground-floor terraces or rooms with balconies. Features: 147 rooms, 1 restaurant, 1 bar, outdoor swimming pool. Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, air conditioning.
Located 1km from the historical city centre, the Amalia Hotel Nauplion is a neoclassical-style hotel, set in a picturesque garden. All of the guest rooms, offer verandas with garden access or balconies with fortress of sea views and are styled in modern furniture coupled with locally produced handicrafts.Features: 172 rooms, 1 restaurant, 3 bars, outdoor swimming pool.<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.
The Amalia Hotel Athens has an enviable location in the heart of Athens. It is set just off Syntagma Square, 10 minutes' walk to the Plaka quarter, which has many restaurants, shops and bars, as well as the Unesco world heritage site of the Acropolis and its museum. The hotel is part of the Amalia hotel chain. Features: 98 rooms, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.
Part of the Amalia hotel chain, the hotel has 171 guestrooms and has an ideal location in which to explore the nearby monasteries. Housed in a neoclassical building set in 6 hectares of gardens with the centre point a large outdoor swimming pool, the Amalia Hotel was built from traditional materials to match its surroundings. Guests may dine at either the cafe, the Theopetra restaurant, which offers Greek and Mediterranean cuisine and is the hotel's main restaurant, or at the more intimate Polythea restaurant.
Low season from £1095 per person
High season from £1295 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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