is a short 7 day touring itinerary covering some of the major sites
of central and northern Greece.
Athens is 'in addition', there
being a lot to enjoy there as well!
This could be done self
drive, or we could organise a private tour for you following this
1st DAY: Corinth Canal (short
stop). Drive to Epidaurus (visit the archaeological site and the
theatre famous for its remarkable acoustics) and then on to Nauplia
(short stop). Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological
site, then depart for Olympia, through the central Peloponnese area
passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis arrive in Olympia.
2nd DAY: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum
of Olympia. Drive via Patras to Rion, cross the channel to Antirion
on the "state of the art" new suspended bridge considered to be the
longest and most modern in Europe. Arrive in Nafpaktos, then
continue to Delphi.
3rd DAY: In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum
Rest of the day at leisure.
4th DAY: In the morning, start the drive by the central Greece towns
of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala to Kalambaka. Afternoon visit of the
Overnight in Kalambaka.
5th DAY: Drive by Trikala and Larissa to the famous, sacred
Macedonian town of Dion (visit). Then continue to Thessaloniki, the
largest town in Northern Greece. Visit the most interesting museum
of Thessaloniki and sightseeing of the city.
6th DAY: Morning drive to Pella, Alexander the Great's capital
(visit). Continue to Vergina to visit the Tomb of the King Philip
and the famous "VERGINA TREASURES". Then on to Lefkadia where you
visit the excavations. Return to Thessaloniki via Veria.
7th DAY: Start the return drive to Athens, through the Tempi Valley,
Larissa, Lamia, Thermopylae famous for the ancient battle that took
place there (visit), Kamena Vourla, Athens.