Meet & greet at Athens International Airport.
You've just arrived at one of the world's oldest cities, With its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. also known as the cradle of western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, Athens is calling you to unravel its riddles.
After you settle in your hotel, enjoy a private guided tour by night through the cosmopolitan metropolis, with its picturesque, historic neighborhoods and labyrinth streets lined with neoclassical buildings and small cafes.
Finally, you may end your day at a restaurant in the historic neighborhoods, offering an amazing view of the Acropolis.
Breakfast at your hotel.
Embark on a mythology tour and visit all the best landmarks in the city, including the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Acropolis. Climb the marble steps and witness the most important ancient site of the Western world. Uncover fascinating stories, decode their meaning, and learn all about the historical events behind their myths.
Pass the ancient theatre of Dionysus, where most of the works by Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus, and Aristophanes were performed and visit the impressive Acropolis Museum which houses more than 3,000 priceless finds.
Take a break at one of the nearby cafes and continue your exploration at the ancient Agora, where democracy was born and where great philosophers such as Socrates spoke about global truths. By the time you finish this adventure, you'll know what made the city so special.
Your free day to relax.
Explore the city's hidden spots, the cafes you can't miss in Exarchia, the vibrant nightlife in Gazi, and the coolest shopping in Kolonaki.
If you wish, visit the Benaki Museum to explore more than 40,000 items illustrating the character of the Hellenic world through a spectacular historical panorama from the age of Roman domination until today and catch a break at the dining area located on the 2nd floor as you enjoy the panoramic view of the acropolis, Lycabettus hill, and the National Garden.
On this day, you'll have the chance to explore the elite shores of the Athenian Riviera with its shallow, delicately turquoise water, smooth sand, and excellent facilities.
See the wonder of lake Vouliagmeni, a natural spa with year-round warm water, drive along the scenic coastal road through the wonderful beach resort areas of Glyfada, and Varkiza and arrive at the temple of Poseidon in Sounion, a stunning 5th-century B.C. structure in a picture-perfect cliff-top setting.
Before you return to your hotel, we suggest enjoying lunch at a cozy tavern by the sea.
Sometimes the hustle and bustle of the city make you long for quieter horizons.
Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city "rich in gold" of the ancient poets. Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs and depart for Nafplion, Greece's first capital; a charming town located in the Argolic gulf infused with an enchanting, almost romantic atmosphere.
Now that you've come back, re-energize mind, body & soul in what is probably the most opulent environment you'll find anywhere in the city, right in the heart of Athens, at the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne, the multi-awarded GBS spa will welcome you with an innovative approach to total well-being.
If you wish, you can enjoy your lunch at the Hotel's Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar.
Breakfast at your hotel.
When it is time, you will get picked up and transferred to Athens international airport to catch your departing flight.