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EGBG - Best of Greece

When you saddle a trip with a moniker as lofty as "Best of Greece," you'd better make sure it lives up to the hype. This one ds. Compiling the top moments from our best-selling trips in the region, this comprehensive tour through the cradle of Western Civilization brings the distant past and vibrant present into sharp focus. Between the must-see historical sites of Athens and Delphi, the rugged plateaus of the fabled Samari Gorge, personal encounters in isolated Cretan villages and the breezy sway of Santorini at sundown, you won't have a moment to waste. Witness Greece in all her timeless glory with us.

Inclusions

Hands-On: Cooking Class with a Local Family, Loutro
Athens orientation walk
Meteora Monastery visit
Guided tour of Ancient Delphi
Samari Gorge hike
Knossos visit
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $2,838
Start Location
Athens, Greece
End Location
Santorini, Greece
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
03 Jun 201817 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
17 Jun 201801 Jul 20184AUD $3,339
01 Jul 201815 Jul 20189AUD $3,339
08 Jul 201822 Jul 20186AUD $3,339
22 Jul 201805 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
25 Jul 201808 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
05 Aug 201819 Aug 201810AUD $2,838
12 Aug 201826 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
26 Aug 201809 Sep 201810AUD $2,838
02 Sep 201816 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
09 Sep 201823 Sep 201812AUD $2,999
16 Sep 201830 Sep 201811AUD $2,999
23 Sep 201807 Oct 20186AUD $2,999
07 Oct 201821 Oct 20189AUD $2,999
14 Apr 201928 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
21 Apr 201905 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
28 Apr 201912 May 201916AUD $2,999
05 May 201919 May 201916AUD $2,999
12 May 201926 May 201916AUD $2,999
19 May 201902 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
26 May 201909 Jun 201912AUD $2,999
02 Jun 201916 Jun 201916AUD $3,339
16 Jun 201930 Jun 201916AUD $3,339
30 Jun 201914 Jul 201916AUD $3,339
07 Jul 201921 Jul 201915AUD $3,339
21 Jul 201904 Aug 201916AUD $3,339
04 Aug 201918 Aug 201916AUD $3,339
11 Aug 201925 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,838 
25 Aug 201908 Sep 201916AUD $3,339
01 Sep 201915 Sep 201916AUD $2,999
08 Sep 201922 Sep 201916AUD $2,999
15 Sep 201929 Sep 201916AUD $2,999
22 Sep 201906 Oct 201916AUD $2,999
06 Oct 201920 Oct 201916AUD $2,999
Itinerary
Day 1 - Athens
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Athens
Take an orientation walk in Athens with the rest of the day free to explore. Opt to visit the Acropolis site, the new Acropolis Museum, the Ancient Agora and the National Archaeological Museum.
Day 3 - Athens/Meteora
Travel to Kalambaka, a good base for visiting the monasteries of Meteora.
Day 4 - Meteora
Spend a full day visiting the stunning mountaintop monasteries of Meteora.
Day 5 - Meteora/Delphi
Visit Ancient Delphi and the Temple of Apollo.
Day 6 - Delphi/N fplio
Travel to Nafplio and explore the beautiful cobblestoned streets. Opt to climb the Acronafplia to soak in the views.
Day 7 - N fplio/Chani
Spend a free day enjoying the area. Opt to visit Epidavros, as well as the nearby site of Mycenae before an overnight ferry to Crete.
Day 8 - Chani
Arrive on Crete and enjoy the day relaxing at one of the many harbour-side caf s. Wander the streets of the old town with its fascinating blend of ancient and modern Turkish and Venetian architecture, reflecting the diverse history of the island.
Day 9 - Chani /Agia Roumeli
Hike the famous and rugged Samari Gorge.
Day 10 - Agia Roumeli/Loutro
Travel by ferry to Loutro. Opt to rent a kayak and explore secluded beaches and coves.
Day 11 - Loutro
Enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family. The rest of the day is free for exploring the area. Enjoy a swim and tasty seafood meals at secluded restaurants or hike Aradine Gorge.
Day 12 - Loutro/Ir kleion
Travel to Iraklio. Enjoy a visit to Knossos, site of a Minoan palace and residence of King Minos.
Day 13 - Ir kleion/Santorini
Hop a ferry to beautiful Santorini. Enjoy two nights on the island.
Day 14 - Santorini
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt for a half-day volcano tour, shopping, relaxing on the beach, or make your way to the crater's rim to savour the breathtaking view. Opt to finish the day off with a sunset cruise.
Day 15 - Santorini
Depart at any time.