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Day 1 - Day 1 - Welcome to Athens
|On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the deluxe King George Hotel in the heart of town. Join your fellow travelers tonight for a Welcome Dinner. Meals D|
Day 2 - Day 2 - Glories of ancient Athens
|Ascend the rocky outcrop that towers over Athens to tour the Acropolis including the iconic Parthenon and the Erechtheion. Visit the Acropolis Museum and enjoy a free afternoon. This evening, we’ll take you to a performance at the outstanding, new Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center – perhaps an opera or ballet. Meals B|
Day 3 - Day 3 - Temple of Apollo at Delphi
|Journey into the mountain landscapes of the storied Attica Peninsula to Delphi , set on a ridge in the shadow of Mt. Parnassus. Exploring some of the most sacred sites of the ancient world, your tour includes the Sacred Way and Temple of Apollo. Then visit the Delphi Archaeological Museum and check in to the Hotel Kastalia. Meals B+L|
Day 4 - Day 4 - Monasteries in the sky
|Amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Meteora , medieval monks built 24 monasteries atop pinnacles of rock. Only six remain, and today you’ll visit St. Varlaam – the greatest of them all – celebrated for its particularly dramatic cliff-top setting, fine frescoes and artifacts. Spending time with a resident monk or priest adds a rich spiritual dimension to this historic site. Continue to the Hotel Xenia in Volos. Meals B+L+D|
Day 5 - Day 5 - Untouched villages of Pelion
|As in ancient times, the hills of Pelion are deeply forested with chestnut, beech, olive and fruit groves. Its villages, too, exude a timeless air and you’ll spend this day immersed in their charms. Take in the views from Makrinitsa, perched on a hillside, and admire the fine mosaics of the 18th-century church in Kissos. In Vyzitsa, the women of the village will prepare a traditional Greek meal exclusively for General Tours group. Then explore its cobblestone streets and fine old mansions at your own pace before returning to General Tours hotel in Volos. Meals B+L|
Day 6 - Day 6 - The ancient sites of Volos
|Descending to the shores of the Pagasetic Gulf, you’ll explore the archaeological sites that surround the lively port of Volos. The region is steeped in myth including the ancient Mycenaean city of Iolkos, famed as the birthplace of Jason, the leader of the Argonauts who ventured to the Black Sea to secure the Golden Fleece. See the Neolithic remains at Dimini and the ancient basilicas at Nea Anchialos, one of Greece’s most important early Christian sites. After lunch, tour the Archaeological Museum. Meals B+L|
Day 7 - Day 7 - Across the seas to Skopelos
|Travel across the blue waters of the Pagasetic Gulf and into the Aegean Sea to the idyllic island of Skopelos where you’ll check in to the Adrina Resort. Meals B+L|
Day 8 - Day 8 - An idyllic Greek island
|If there’s a bit of déjà vu to the photogenic town of Chora and the way it climbs the hills above the harbor, perhaps it’s because you recognize it from the hit movie Mama Mia. But without the film crews and celebrities, it’s a timeless and idyllic place, filled with ancient frescoed churches which you’ll visit this morning. You’ll also tour the folklore museum and a 17th-century nunnery set on a hill amidst the virgin pine forests. The afternoon is free so you can simply enjoy Skopelos on your own. Meals B|
Day 9 - Day 9 - A day on Alonissos
|Off the tourist path, Alonissos is a magical place to spend some time – blessed with a rugged natural beauty and surrounded by small picturesque islets. With a private chartered boat, we’ll take you there for lunch and time to explore this evocative hilltop village. Meals B+L|
Day 10 - Day 10 - By ferry to Skiathos
|Enjoy a leisurely morning on Skopelos. At midday, General Tours take you to the pier to board the ferry to Skiathos, a sophisticated island with abundant history, charm and beauty. Enjoy two nights at the Hotel Kassandra Bay Resort. Meals B|
Day 11 - Day 11 - History + charms of Skiathos
|Experience the delights of Skiathos as you explore the beguiling labyrinthine alleys of Old Town with General Tours guide and visit the hillside Evangelistria Monastery. Enjoy a free afternoon and a farewell dinner. Meals B+D|
Day 12 - Day 12 - Fly to Athensa
|General Tours include your flight to Athens where you can connect to your homeward flight. Meals B|
Hotel Kastalia - Delphi, Greece
In the heart of the village of Delphi and close to the archaeological site, General Tours stylish boutique hotel offers a friendly welcome and the perfect overnight after touring the Temple of Apollo and nearby Delphi Archaeological Museum. Set in a charming, century-old white-washed building, the Kastalia features stylishly renovated interiors with contemporary furnishings, air conditioning and WiFi.
Hotel Xenia - Volos, Greece
General Tours comfortable modern hotel enjoys a terrific setting on the waterfront of this lively port, and it’s the perfect base for exploring the charming villages and ancient sites of the Pelion Peninsula. Guestrooms are bright and airy with contemporary furnishings, in-room safe, minibar, individual climate control and free WiFi. Breakfast is served in an inviting restaurant overlooking the sea.
Adrina Resort and Spa - Skopelos, Greece
Set against the pine-clad hills of this idyllic isle, General Tours stylish beachfront resort offers bright and airy guestrooms with balconies that look across the brilliantly blue Aegean Sea. Soft colors, high ceilings and luxurious Guy Laroche linens welcome you to your spacious air-conditioned guestroom where you’ll also find an in-room safe, satellite television, free WiFi and pampering Bvlgari bath amenities. Set on the hillside, the inviting Kalimera Restaurant overlooks the resort’s sparkling pool and the Aegean Sea beyond. Featuring fresh, regionally-sourced ingredients, you’ll find a diverse menu with salads, traditional Greek favorites, seafood and pasta.
Hotel Kassandra Bay Resort - Skiathos, Greece
With an idyllic garden setting on fabulous Vasilias Bay not far from the main town of Skiathos, General Tours 5-star beachfront resort is the perfect place to wind down after experience the joys of Greece! Stylish guestrooms offer a private balcony or terrace, in-room safe and individually controlled air conditioning. Start your day with an expansive buffet breakfast featuring regional products including fresh breads, locally-sourced cheeses and olives, cured meats, traditional Greek yogurt and fresh fruits.
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