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Sample Trip 6 – Athens City Break: A 6-day Romantic Gateway for Foodies & History Buffs

Sample Trip 6 – Athens City Break: A 6-day Romantic Gateway for Foodies & History Buffs

$1550 / per person
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Welcome to an unforgettable luxury vacation in Athens, Greece! Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this iconic city, from visiting the iconic Acropolis and ancient Agora, to savoring the delicious flavors of Greek cuisine on a private food tour. Take a day trip to the stunning Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, a small town known for its breathtaking coastal views and well-preserved ancient ruins. Enjoy the epitome of luxury travel with private transportation, personalized attention, and fine dining at gourmet restaurants. This itinerary has been carefully crafted to provide a stress-free and comfortable experience, allowing you to soak in all that Athens has to offer.

13+ Age
  • Departure
    Main Square, Old Town
  • Departure Time
    Approximately 8.30AM
  • Return Time
    Approximately 7.30PM
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable and light
  • Included
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfer
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Gallery Ticket



Day 1: Arrival at Athens Airport

  • Arrival at Athens Airport
Welcome to Athens, we're thrilled to be your host! We're here to make sure your journey is nothing less than extraordinary.
  • Arrival in Athens and private transfer to your hotel.
We'll take care of everything from your private transfer from the airport to your hotel to an unforgettable tour of the Acropolis and ancient Agora. We'll be with you every step of the way, ensuring that you have a stress-free, comfortable and luxurious experience. So sit back, relax, and let us take care of everything while you soak in all the beauty and culture Athens has to offer. Looking forward to making your dream vacation come true! Athens, Greece is a city steeped in history and culture. From the iconic Acropolis to the bustling Monastiraki Flea Market, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Luxury travelers can indulge in 5-star hotels, gourmet dining, and exclusive tours of ancient sites. A visit to Athens is a must for any discerning traveler.
  • Afternoon: Visit the Acropolis, the Parthenon, and the ancient Agora.
The Acropolis tour is a must-see for any visitor to Athens. The tour will take you to the top of Acropolis hill, where you will find the iconic Parthenon temple and other ancient ruins. The Parthenon is one of the most famous examples of ancient Greek architecture and is considered one of the greatest cultural monuments of the Western world. During the tour, you will also visit the ancient Agora, which was the commercial, political, and social center of ancient Athens. This area was the hub of the city's public life and it was here that the famous philosopher Socrates and other great thinkers of the time would discuss and debate the important issues of their day. The tour of the Acropolis will give you a glimpse into the rich history and culture of ancient Greece and allow you to see some of the most famous and well-preserved ruins in the world. Your guide will provide detailed information and historical context, making the tour both informative and enjoyable.

Day 2: Athens

  • Private Athens Food Tour
Embark on a culinary journey and indulge in the delicious flavors of Greece. From sweet and syrupy loukoumades to traditional bougatsa and famous Greek olives, taste a wide variety of Greek delicacies. Explore the hidden food scene of Athens, beyond the famous Acropolis. Your knowledgeable and passionate food guide will take you to specialty food shops, bustling food markets, and traditional restaurants. Experience the kaleidoscope of colors, smells, tastes, and textures that Athens has to offer. Discover the intricate culinary heritage of Greece and the famous Mediterranean diet, known for its healthy living. Sample the most traditional Greek dishes and venture beyond the stereotypes of Greek salad and moussaka. Join us as we embark on an off the beaten track tour and delve into the delightful world of the five senses. The culinary secrets of Athens will be revealed to you. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 3: Day Trip to Delphi

Enjoy a delectable lunch in the modern village of Delphi, before returning to Athens by the same route. This One Day Tour offers a glimpse into the glory of ancient Greece and is an opportunity not to be missed for those who seek a taste of luxury and adventure. Embark on a journey of discovery through the heart of Ancient Greece, where history and natural beauty come together to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience. On this exclusive tour, you will be transported in the comfort and style of a Luxury BMW X5, as you make your way from Athens to the historic town of Delphi. As you travel through the fertile plain of Beotia, you will cross the towns of Thebes, which are forever connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus, and Levadia, before making a short stop in the charming town of Arachova on the return journey. Arriving at Delphi, you will discover the true meaning of prestige, as you visit the center of the Ancient World, known as the "Omphalos" or Navel of the Earth. The Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, is a testament to the beauty and majesty of this region, and your guide will provide a comprehensive tour of the site, including the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo, and the Museum. In the Museum, you will have the opportunity to admire some of the greatest masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture, including the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. After a sumptuous lunch in the modern village of Delphi, you will return to Athens, retracing your steps along the same route, but with a wealth of new knowledge and memories to treasure for a lifetime. This exclusive tour is designed for luxury travelers who are seeking a truly unforgettable experience, and who appreciate the finer things in life. Whether you are a history buff, a lover of art and culture, or simply seeking a day of pampering and relaxation, this tour promises to exceed all of your expectations.

Day 4: Athens

  • Free Day at Leisure
A day at leisure in Athens, Greece, offers endless possibilities for relaxation and exploration. From lounging on the sun-soaked beaches of the Saronic Gulf to browsing the vibrant street markets, there's something for everyone. Visit one of the city's numerous historical sites, such as the Acropolis, the Parthenon, or the Ancient Agora, to experience the rich cultural heritage of Greece. For those seeking a more laid-back experience, a leisurely stroll through the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka or Monastiraki is a must. End the day with a delicious Greek meal, savoring the flavors of the Mediterranean, before retiring to your luxurious accommodations to rest and recharge for the next day's adventures.

Day 5: Athens – Sounio

Sounio is a small town located on the southern tip of Attica peninsula in Greece. It is famous for its ancient Temple of Poseidon, one of the most important ancient Greek sanctuaries dedicated to the god of the sea. The temple stands on a cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea and offers breathtaking views of the coast. Visitors can wander the temple grounds and explore the well-preserved ruins, learning about the rich history and cultural significance of the site. In addition to the temple, Sounio is also known for its picturesque fishing villages, serene beaches, and fresh seafood. It's an ideal destination for those seeking a peaceful escape from the city and a chance to immerse themselves in Greek history and culture.
  • Day Trip to Sounio
Escape the bustling city of Athens and experience a day of luxury and relaxation at the breathtaking Temple of Poseidon in Sounio. This day trip is the perfect blend of ancient history and stunning coastal views. Your private driver will pick you up from your Athens hotel and transport you in style to the temple, located on a cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea. On the way back to Athens, we can arrange a stop at a nearby traditional fish tavern, where you can enjoy the local flavors of fresh seafood. With private transportation and personalized attention, this day trip is the epitome of luxury travel and a must-do for those seeking a truly unforgettable experience.

Day 6: Athens

  • Benaki Museum Private Tour
Discover Athens' Hidden Gems Embark on a unique tour of Athens' city center, where you'll witness the rich history and cultural heritage of Greece. With a knowledgeable tour guide by your side, start your journey at the Syntagma metro station, where you'll learn about the archaeological exhibits. Then, visit the House of Parliament and see the Unknown Soldier monument and the Evzones guards perform the changing of the guard ceremony. Stroll through the National Gardens to reach the Presidential residence before reaching the highlight of your tour - the Benaki Museum. This stunning museum boasts an extensive collection of artifacts and relics from 5000 years of Greek history, including Classical, Archaic, Hellenistic, Byzantine, and Modern periods. Get ready to be transported back in time as you immerse yourself in the fascinating ancient Greek civilization.

About the Museum: Benaki Museum is a premier cultural institution in Athens, Greece, showcasing the rich history and heritage of Greece from its earliest days to the present. It was founded in 1930 by Antonis Benakis and was initially established as a museum of Greek culture. The museum has since expanded to include multiple branches and departments, including the Museum of Islamic Art and the Museum of Greek Folk Art, making it one of the largest and most diverse museums in Greece. The museum's collection encompasses a vast array of artifacts, including furniture, textiles, ceramics, paintings, photographs, and sculptures, representing the rich cultural heritage of Greece. Visitors can admire the classical Greek pottery, ancient jewelry, and Byzantine icons, as well as learn about the country's modern history through its diverse exhibitions. The Benaki Museum is housed in a beautiful, neo-classical building in the heart of Athens, with multiple galleries and exhibition spaces spread across several floors. Visitors can also enjoy a relaxing stroll through the museum's peaceful gardens and enjoy a bite to eat in the museum's cafe. With its diverse and extensive collection, the Benaki Museum is an essential stop for anyone interested in the history and culture of Greece, and offers a fascinating glimpse into the country's rich heritage.
  • Hellenic Motor Museum Private Tour
The Hellenic Motor Museum is a fascinating destination for those interested in the history of transportation. Housed in a modern building, the museum showcases a comprehensive collection of vintage and classic vehicles, tracing the evolution of the automobile from its early beginnings to the present day. Visitors can admire a range of cars, motorcycles, and other modes of transportation, ranging from elegant and ornate early models to sleek and cutting-edge designs. With its interactive displays and knowledgeable staff, the Hellenic Motor Museum offers an immersive experience that is both educational and entertaining, making it a must-visit for anyone with an appreciation for the history and development of transportation.  
  • Fine Dining at a gourmet restaurant in Athens.
Experience the culinary delights of Athens with a dinner at a gourmet fine restaurant. Indulge in delicious traditional Greek dishes and savor the flavors of the Mediterranean.

Day 7: Departure Day

Today is the departure day from this beautiful land. You will check out and a driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Athens International Airport. Enjoy your flight back home.

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