Thessaloniki-Kavala-Filippi-Veria-Kalambaka-Corinth-Argolida-Pilgrimage 8 days
(the order of visiting may be partially changed in the case of the reverse route, arrival from Athens, departure from Thessaloniki)
DAY 1:Transfer from Thessaloniki airport to the hotel in Thessaloniki area, dinner, overnight stay.
DAY 2:After breakfast, departure to Kavalia (formerly Neapolis), from where he began his mission in Europe, St. Paul. Then drive to Philippi, the place where St. Paul created the first Christian community and baptized the first person on the European continent. Dinner and overnight stay in the vicinity of Thessaloniki.
DAY 3:After breakfast on the way, a visit to Thessaloniki, sightseeing including Upper and Lower Town, the White Tower, the cathedral of St. Demetrius - the patron of the city. Then drive to Veria, where St. Paul taught and founded a Christian community. Then drive to Kalambaki for overnight stay.
DAY 4:After breakfast, visit the Meteors (visiting: the famous monasteries on the rocks hung in the clouds, from the XII - XIV centuries, and currently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, a visit to 2 monasteries, male and female, and an icon workshop). Then drive to Kamena Vourla for dinner and overnight stay, stop at Thermopylae at the monument to Leonidas of the Spartan leader.
DAY 5:After breakfast, drive to Delphi. Sightseeing: the temple of Apollo (place where the prophetess Pytia answered the questions of the ancients), Omfalos - the navel of the world according to the ancients, the reconstructed Treasury of Athenians located at the Holy Road. Then, transfer to the monastery of blessed Luke (XI-XII century) inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Stop in Arachowa for coffee, and further transfer to the hotel in around Athens for dinner, overnight stay.
DAY 6:After breakfast, visit Athens in the program of visiting Athens-Acropolis - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Areopagus, Greek Agora, Temple of Zeus, Odeon of Herod and Theater Dionysus, Acropolis Museum, city tour, panoramic ride around Sindagma Square, passing the National Garden, Hadrian's Arch , Church of Paul, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, with changing of the guard, Catholic Cathedral and the House of Schliemann. Then you will pass the Athens Trilogy, which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens and the National Library, where the guide will tell about the ancient and modern history of these places, a photo stop at the Panathinaiko stadium, where the first Olympic Games in 1896 took place, the only stadium built of white marble, then, we will stop at the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Return to the hotel in Athens, rest in the option of a Greek evening on the Place.
DAY 7:After breakfast, drive to Peloponnese, Carinth, Mycenae, Epidavros. A stop by the Corinth Canal connecting the Corinthian Gulf with the Aegean Sea, and then visiting the remains of ancient Corinth: the Roman Agora, where St. Paul admonished the city's inhabitants, the Temple of Apollo, the source of Peirene. Drive to Mycenae - visiting the famous Treasury of Atreus called the Tomb of Agamemnon and the ruins of the palace complex. Transfer to Epidaurus and sightseeing, including best preserved Greek theater famous for its great acoustics. Walk around Nafpion.
DAY 8: Transfer to Athens airport
In price from 389e/person on 45 person+ 1 free for a group , 1 free driver TT, 1 free pilot TT (mandatory for efficient program implementation)
- air-conditioned coach, transfers (km, gates, parking lots, accommodation / challenge to the driver) -1 night in Athens,
- visiting Athens
-visiting Salonika / Kawali, Philippi, Veria
- visiting Metheorow
-7 nights in a hotel in 2-3 rooms (2x Thessaloniki, 1x Kalambaka, 1x Delphi, 3x surroundings of Athens / Athens)
- HB board according to the program
-6 language guides
-pilot for the whole stay in Greece
- organizational cost of TT
- Vat tax
additional paid: entrance tickets, Greek evening, tourist tax