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Explore Greece and Balkans in 8 days: Athens, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Kavala, Sofia, Istanbul.

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  • Discover the vibrant capitals and cities and their rich history in just 8 days!
  • From Athens to Istanbul, explore Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Kavala, Sofia!
  • Dive into the region's tapestry with optional excursions and local cuisine.


day 1: Arrival In Athens upon landing at athens international airport, a seamless transition to your athens hotel awaits with provided transportation. settle in for a comfortable overnight stay in the vibrant city. day 2: Explore Athens start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, then embark on a half-day guided tour of athens city and the acropolis museum. highlights include a coach journey past iconic sites like the greek parliament and panathenaic stadium, followed by an enriching on-foot exploration of the acropolis, featuring the timeless parthenon. return to your hotel for another night in athens. day 3: Athens – Delphi – Meteora after a hearty breakfast, embark on a luxurious bus journey northwest to delphi. arriving around noon, immerse yourself in the archaeological wonders, including the celebrated temple of apollo. after lunch, traverse central greece to kalambaka, a town nestled at the foot of the awe-inspiring meteora monasteries. enjoy an overnight stay in kalambaka. Day 4: Meteora – Vergina to Thessaloniki - (Connect with Ajdinis Group) Following breakfast at your hotel, travel to the nearby UNESCO-listed Meteora for a tour of the cliff-top monasteries. Visit two different impressive Byzantine Monasteries built on top of rock towers, providing breathtaking views over the plain. Connect with the Ajdinis Group and meet your personal Guide for an engaging journey, continuing to Vergina tomb of Philip II ( The Father of Alexander the Great), and conclude the day in Thessaloniki. Discover landmarks like the White Tower and the Arch of Galerius before retiring to a Thessaloniki hotel. Day 5: Thessaloniki to Drama, Alistratis Cave & Local Winery (Optional Tour), Kavala Start your day with breakfast and a city tour in Drama, uncovering notable sites and enjoying a leisurely stroll in Parko Agias Varmaras. Indulge in free time for lunch and shopping in Drama before progressing to Kavala, where Western and Eastern influences converge seamlessly. We will continue to our optional tour with those passengers who will choose to come to explore Alistratis Cave and a local winery before spending the night in Kavala. day 6: Kavala To Sofia after enjoying breakfast, proceed to sofia,by a guided tour of sofia's landmarks, including the alexander nevsky cathedral, st. sofia basilica, the national art gallery building, and the presidential palace concluding the day with a hotel check-in, free time and an overnight stay. day 7: Sofia To Istanbul (by FLIGHT) commence your day with a hearty breakfast, transfer to the airport. we take a regular flight (included, variable times) to turkey. arrival in istanbul. transfer to the hotel and free time. you will receive information on this part of your trip in the afternoon. Day 8: Istanbul End Of The Tour after breakfast in your hotel, guided tour at istanbul highlights include hagia sophia, sultan ahmet blue mosque, hippodrome, grand bazaar (covered market), bosphore. The tour ends in istanbul.


Included: Accommodation: Stay in 4 or 3-star hotels: Enjoy comfortable accommodations throughout the expedition in double or twin rooms. Bed and Breakfast Service: Start each day with a hearty breakfast to fuel your explorations. Professional Guide: Half-day guided tour of Athens City and the Acropolis Museum, covering iconic landmarks and historical sites with local guide. One day guided tour from Athens to Delphi and Meteora. Professional and knowledgeable guides accompanying the group throughout the journey. Daily breakfast provided at the hotels. Transportation: Seamless and comfortable transportation from Athens International Airport to the hotel upon arrival. Luxurious bus journey for the specified routes, ensuring a pleasant travel experience. Coordination with the Ajdinis Group for specific parts of the journey, enhancing the overall experience.

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