Special Winter Package
Optional Athens by night tour. Your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the City Centre and at the slope of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and take a photo of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring
you in 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.
On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and you will make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and finally “the harmony between material and spirit“, the monument that “puts order in the mind“, the Parthenon. You complete the visit with the Museum of Acropolis.
The lunch will be served during the sail. At: 15.30 we arrive at Aegina where you have time for a swim.
Optional excursion, by bus, to the fine preserved Temple of Afea Athena.At: 18.00 embarkations for the voyage of return to theport. Arrive to Piraeus, late in the afternoon. Overnight.
After Breakfast, Pick up from the hotel transfer to the airport for departure flight.
Arrival to Rome, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
through the historical centre starts with the famous Trevi Fountain till Piazza Navona (stop), always quite lively and picturesque, with the Four Rivers Fountain, Bernini’s masterpiece. Along the way we will admire Piazza Colonna with the Column of Marcus Aurelius and the Pantheon, built in the 1st Century b.C. with the widest dome in the world (visit). Continue by coach to the Vatican, the heart of Christendom, passing by St. Angel’s Castle. Visit Saint-Peter’s Square and Saint-Peter’s Basil¬ica to admire, among others, the Pietà by Michelan¬gelo. Return to hotel or nearest point.
the summer of 79 a.C., Vesuvius suddenly reerupted completely destroying Pompeii and
Herculaneum. Its ashes, gases and hot clouds claimed numerous lives but at the same time preserved the existing environment and a way of life typical of the ancient Roman society at its height. The layer of ashes preserved intact people and everyday items, food and domestic animals, all remained steady and hidden until the first half of 18th Century when regular digs were organized. At the end of the visit continue to Rome with arrival at the hotels or nearest point at about 8.30 pm. The Itinerary Athens & Rome