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Arrive at the Athens airport where our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. In the evening, a Welcome cocktail party will precede the Welcome dinner, both of which are included in the program cost. Have a panoramic view of the city and observe the Monument of Philopappus, the Pnyka, the Areopagus and more.The new Museum offers all the amenities expected in an international museum of the 21st century. Walk down to the Agora, north of the Acropolis hill, and explore the excavational site. Admire the Temple of Hephaistus, the remains of the Odeon of Agrippa and the restored Stoa of Attalus, which has been turned into an exquisite museum with a number of artifacts, that you cannot find in other museums. Afterwards, walk to Kerameikos, the public cemetery of ancient Athens and study the interesting collection of exhibits in its small Museum, the grave stelae and other funerary monuments, which can be seen "in situ" at the archaeological site. In the afternoon, begin with a bus-tour of Athens to see the landmarks of our capital; Constitution Square with the House of Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Old Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Residence of the Greek President and more.Nowadays, thousands of people visit the area to admire its fantastic acoustics. In the afternoon we arrive to Olympia for dinner and overnight.Nowadays, thousands of people visit the area to admire its fantastic acoustics. In the afternoon we arrive to Olympia for dinner and overnight.
Cost includes international airfare to/from the Washington, D.C. area to Athens, Greece, double-occupancy rooms in first-class hotels, breakfasts and dinners daily, entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums, and transportation on-site in a deluxe motor coach. Lunches daily and tips for the drivers and tour guides are not included. Emergency evacuation and repatriation insurance can be purchased for an additional cost.