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"Trailblazing The Peloponnese"

An Epic, Guided Adventure Tour Through Greece’s South

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"Trailblazing The Peloponnese"

This is a fully guided tour.

From the start of your trip to the very end you will be guided by Evan Panagopoulos.

Evan is an elite guide whose deep knowledge of Greek history and unmatched local expertise will make this trip a truly remarkable experience for any discerning traveler who enjoys venturing down the paths less traveled.

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Itinerary $11 000

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Electra Metropolis 5* (Classic Room) Afternoon and Evening at leisure.

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Day 2

Athens, Cradle of Democracy 0 extra activitiesexpand image

We will embark on a fascinating day tour of Athens and explore the ancient sites that have made this city the birthplace of Democracy and an epicenter of Western civilization. We’ll begin our journey at the Acropolis, the most famous site in Athens Climb up the hill to the Parthenon, the iconic temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, and marvel at its stunning architecture and intricate sculptures. Visit the nearby Theater of Dionysus, the oldest theater in Greece, and imagine the performances that once took place on its stage. You can also explore the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, an ancient amphitheater that still hosts performances today.

The day will be focused on the origins of democracy. For centuries, ancient Athenians experimented with a variety of political regimes until they invented the one that suit them best... or so they thought! Learn the backstory on how democracy was born, and understand its principles, its values, the purposes it served and, ultimately, the reasons for its failure.

After exploring the wonders of the Acropolis, you can continue your tour to other ancient sites in Athens. Visit the Ancient Agora, the marketplace that was the center of Athenian public life for centuries. Here you can see the Temple of Hephaestus, one of the best-preserved ancient Greek temples, and the Stoa of Attalos, a beautifully restored building that now houses a museum. You can also visit the Roman Agora, which was built during the Roman occupation of Athens and contains several notable buildings, including the Tower of the Winds, an ancient weather station. Finally, stroll through the charming neighborhood of Plaka, with its narrow streets and traditional tavernas, and soak up the relaxed atmosphere of this historic part of Athens.

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Mycenae's Buried Treasure and Nafplion's Venetian Charm 0 extra activitiesexpand image

We will embark on a fascinating day tour of Ancient Mycenae and Nafplio in Greece and explore the rich history of this ancient civilization. Our journey begins at the ruins of Ancient Mycenae, where you can discover the fascinating culture that flourished here more than 3,500 years ago. Marvel at the imposing Lion Gate, the imposing Cyclopean walls, and the beehive-shaped tombs that have stood the test of time. Explore the palace complex and learn about the legendary King Agamemnon, who led the Greek forces in the Trojan War.

You can also visit the Archaeological Museum of Mycenae, where you can view an impressive collection of artifacts from the Bronze Age and learn about the excavation process.

After exploring the wonders of Ancient Mycenae, you will continue your tour to the picturesque seaside town of Nafplio. This charming town was the first capital of Greece after the country gained its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821. In the evening you will be free to take a stroll through the winding streets of the old town and admire the stunning Venetian architecture. Visit the Palamidi Fortress, which stands proudly on a hill overlooking the town and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Finally, relax with a coffee or a meal at one of the many cafes and restaurants that line the harbor, and soak up the relaxed atmosphere of this charming Greek town.

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From a Picturesque Island to the Temples of Healing 0 extra activitiesexpand image

Embark on a memorable day trip to Ancient Epidaurus and the charming island of Hydra, two of the most picturesque destinations in Greece. We will spend the morning at the charming island of Hydra. This island is known for its picturesque harbor, white-washed houses, and traditional donkeys that transport visitors through the winding streets. Take a stroll through the old town and visit the Hydra Museum Historical Archives, which houses artifacts and documents related to the island's rich history. You can also visit the many art galleries and studios that dot the island and admire the works of local artists. Finally, relax with a coffee or a meal at one of the many waterfront restaurants and enjoy the stunning views of the Aegean Sea.

After exploring the wonders of Hydra, continue your tour to Ancient Epidaurus, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is renowned for its well-preserved theater, which is considered one of the best examples of ancient Greek theater architecture. Take a tour of the site, and learn about the fascinating history of Epidaurus, which was once home to a renowned healing center. Visit the Sanctuary of Asklepios, the god of healing, and admire the stunning architecture of the temple and other buildings.

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Day 5

Walking the Path of Emperors 0 extra activitiesexpand image

Today’s visit to Mystras will be a journey through time to one of the most important historical and cultural sites in Greece. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a medieval fortified town located in the Peloponnese peninsula, surrounded by stunning mountainous landscapes. Mystras was once a thriving center of Byzantine culture and art, and its well-preserved churches, monasteries, and palaces offer a glimpse into this rich history. Visitors can explore the many attractions of Mystras, including the Palace of the Despots, the Church of St. Demetrios, and the Church of the Virgin Hodegetria, which houses an impressive collection of frescoes. Take a stroll through the winding streets of the old town and admire the breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

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Day 6

Legends of the Sea and the Rock 0 extra activitiesexpand image

Our next stop will be Monemvasia, the a hidden gem on the eastern coast of the Peloponnese peninsula and a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Greece. This medieval fortress town is perched on a rocky island connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway, creating a sense of mystery and enchantment for visitors. Take a stroll through the winding streets of the old town and admire the well-preserved Byzantine and Venetian architecture, including the impressive 13th-century castle that dominates the town's skyline. Explore the town's many churches, museums, and galleries, which offer a glimpse into the rich history and culture of this fascinating destination.

We will visit Gytheion next, a delightful experience that offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Located on the southern coast of the Peloponnese peninsula, this charming Greek town offers stunning views of the Laconian Gulf and is surrounded by hills covered with olive groves and citrus orchards. You will be free to explore the attractions of Gytheion, including the imposing lighthouse that dominates the harbor, the ruins of the ancient city of Gythio, and the beautiful churches that dot the town. Take a stroll through the old town and visit the many traditional tavernas and cafes that offer delicious local cuisine and refreshing drinks.

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Today’s visit to the Diros Caves and Areopolis is a unique and memorable experience that offers a glimpse into the fascinating natural and cultural heritage of the Peloponnese peninsula. The Diros Caves are a breathtaking underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, underground lakes, and winding passages. Visitors can explore the caves on a boat tour, which takes them through the crystal-clear waters of the underground lakes, and admire the stunning formations that have been shaped over millions of years. After the cave tour, we’ll head to the nearby town of Areopolis, a traditional Greek town that is famous for its well-preserved stone houses, narrow streets, and traditional tavernas. Take a stroll through the old town and admire the many historical and cultural landmarks, including the impressive Tower of Mourtzinos and the Byzantine church of Panagia

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Day 8

From Athletic Glory to Wine Tasting Delight 0 extra activitiesexpand image

We’ll start our day by exploring the ancient ruins of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, where visitors can walk in the footsteps of ancient athletes. It is here that the Olympic Games were first held over 2,700 years ago, and the site is steeped in the rich legacy of the ancient Greeks. Visitors can explore the ruins of the stadium, gymnasium, and temple of Zeus, as well as the ancient Olympic Village and the Archaeological Museum. Here, you can see some of the most impressive artifacts from the ancient world, including the famous statue of Hermes and the Nike of Paionios.

Afterwards, we will head to Patra and the Achaia Clauss Winery. Established in 1861, the winery is famous for producing high-quality wines using traditional methods. We will tour the facilities and learn about the history and techniques of wine-making. Afterwards, we will enjoy a wine-tasting session and sample some of the delicious wines produced by the winery, including the famous Mavrodaphne, a sweet red wine that is a favorite of locals and visitors alike.

We will return to Athens in the evening, where we will enjoy a special farewell dinner

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Included in the base of this tour

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All accommodations including breakfast & taxes

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All meals, snacks and first drinks (table wine/beer/refreshments) except two meals over two free evenings

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All transportation in fully licenced and air-conditioned vehicles

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Certified and licensed guides for all UNESCO site visits

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All entrance fees and transport tickets

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All tips except for Tour Leader and Driver

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Airport Transfers

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Flights

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Any additional drinks

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Two meals over two free evenings

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Personal expenses such as additional hotel services, shopping, gifts or souvenirs

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Tips for Tour Leader & Driver

* Local English speaking historical guides may be used only in the event state licensed guides are not available

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