A 4 days tour in Delphi, Meteora and Ioannina
- Day 1: Athens, Livadeia, Arachova, Delphi
Your 4 days private tour will start from your hotel or your cruise ship, passing by some scenic countryside places, like Livadeia and Arachova.
The pictursque village of Arachova is our first stop, which is a popular winter holiday destination with its ski center.
Then let's drive to Delphi where you'll visit both the archaelogical site and museum. Delphi is the fisrt touristic attraction of the antiquity, as it was busy all the year round. It was the place, that the prophesis were given to every man, every prince, general and king. It was the center of the universe, according to Zeus, king of the Gods.
You will visit the Oracle of Apollo, the Omfalos, the temple of Athena Pronaia, Kastaleia Spring and see some magnificent artifats and statues, such as Eniochos the charioteer, the twin Brothers and Sphynx of Naxos.
After your lunch there with a great view of mountain Parnassus and Itea , you will have leisure free time there, overnight in Delphi.
- Day 2: Delphi, Lamia, Kalambaka, Meteora
Early in the morning and after your breakfast, the driver will take you to Meteora, through Lamia (the capital city of the Thessaly Plain), Kalambaka and Kastraki.
Meteora come second in relegious importance after mount Athos in orthodox christianity. Meteora means "middle of the sky", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above" and the monasteries are built on high pillars at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece.
The monasteries are: St. Nicolas, Grande Meteoro, Varlaam, Rousannou, Holy Trinity and St. Stephen.
There you will visit up to 3 monasteries, depends on the day, admire the wonderful, panoramic view and taste some local Greek food at Kalambaka or Kastraki. After that religious experience, leisure time and overnight in Kalambaka or Kastraki.
- Day 3 : Meteora, Ioannina
Drive early in the morning to Ioannina, the city of silver jewerly. Visit there the Achaelogical museum, the Pavlos Vrelis Greek History museum ( a wax museum) and the Byzintine museum, in the castle of the city. Ioannina is a city that never sleeps with great silver creations, local traditional food, sweets and nightlife. Time for lunch and leisure time. Overnight in Ioannina.
- Day 4: Ioannina, Return to Athens
Early in the morning and after your breakfast, we will drive back to Athens with some great experiences.
Let's make your day Golden