6 day discovery tour through Athens, Kamena Vourla, Kalambaka and 3 other destinations in 2 different countries
What is included in the tour
- Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- City tour in : , Sofia.
- Evening Transfer: Plaka neighborhood in Athens.
- Ticket admission: Monastery.
- 2 Lunch or Dinner Included in: KalambaKa, SandanskI
01 SUN. Athens.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
02 MON. Athens.-
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Athens.
We will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city with a local guide which includes the Presidential Palace, the Panathinaikos stadium where the first modern Olympic games were held, the national library, the bustling squares of the center; the new neighborhoods that emerged after the 2004 Olympic games. The tour will end at the Acropolis site (entry not included).
In the evening we include an evening transfer to the Plaka District. This neighbourhood is full of small Greek taverns where you can enjoy the rich folklore of this country.
03 TUE. Atenas- Kamena Vourla- Meteoras- Kalambaka.-
We leave in the early morning for the north of Greece. A stop in KAMENA VOURLA, a pretty tourist centre by the sea amidst magnificent scenery. Continuation northwards. KALAMBAKA, arrival in the early afternoon. We will visit the valley of THE METEORAS, an impressive place declared UNESCO World Heritage. We will see the whole valley and have the chance to go into one of the most famous monasteries. Dinner included.
04 WED. Kalambaka- Thessalonica- Melnik- SandanskI.-
We travel through the North of Greece, amidst pretty mountain scenery, to the Aegean Sea. THESSALONICA– Arrival-, time for a stroll and lunch in Greece’s second city. After this we go on our way towards BULGARIA, and the border pass. In Bulgarian Macedonia we stop in MELNIK, a picturesque museum village in beautiful scenery amidst a wine producing area. SANDANSKI, arrival at this beautiful small spa city, the birthplace of Spartacus, dinner and accommodation.
05 THU. Sandanski- Rila- Sofia
We visit the beautiful Rila Monastery, the heritage of mankind, with its appearance of a fortress surrounded by forests. We go on to SOFIA, where we arrive at the end of the morning. After time for lunch, we include a tour of the capital of Bulgaria, where we will see the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the Russian church, the mosque, its squares and avenues of Stalinist architecture. Free time.
06 FRI. Sofia.-
After breakfast, end of our services.