De Atenas a Roma - CLASICA

Duration

10 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Athens

Available

April 2022 / October 2022

Cities to visit: Athens; Kamena Vourla; Kalambaca; Meteora; Metsovo; Corfu - Corfu Regional Unit, Ionian Islands; Leucade, Ionian Islands; Nafpaktos; Delphi; Olympia; Patras Ancona - Boat; Rome

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day
On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. 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.
Distancia total realizada: 490 km.
Paisajes: Presencia del mar y paisajes mediterráneos. Vistas muy bonitas en algunos lugares.
08:00 hrs. - Leucada –salida-. Viajamos hacia el sur de Grecia.
11:00 hrs. - Nafpaktos –En el Golfo de Corinto, la fortaleza nos recuerda que estamos en Lepanto, la ciudad que vio enfrentarse las naves cristianas con las Turcas, batalla en la que Cervantes perdió un brazo. Un tiempo para un paseo.
12:00 hrs. - Nafpaktos –salida-. Pequeños pueblos, grandes paisajes sobre el golfo de Corinto.
14:00 hrs. - Delfos – llegada. Tiempo para almorzar y conocer el hermoso conjunto arqueológico que domina el golfo de Corinto con increíbles paisajes.
16:30 hrs. - Delfos –salida-. Viajamos hacia el Peloponeso, atravesamos el gran puente colgante que cruza el estrecho de Corinto.
20:30 hrs. - Olimpia –Llegada, cena y alojamiento.
Total distance covered: 375 km.
Note: This evening involves an overnight journey. We recommend that you pack a small travel bag containing the items that you will need for the crossing. The suitcases will remain in the luggage compartment of the coach. Please have your passport to hand as it is often requested for embarkation.
Visit the archaeological site of Olympia In the company of a local guide. You will be able to visit the museum and archaeological site (guided visit; entry ticket to the complex is not included), which was the cradle of the Olympic Games in ancient times.
12.30hrs- Leaving Olimpia, we continue along the route to Patras .
14.00hrs- Patras . Arrival to the third largest city in Greece. There is time to wander through its lively centre, full of commercial activity and have lunch.
15.30hrs-Departure. We take a beautiful suspension bridge over the Gulf of Corinth and travel to the north of Greece. Pleasant landscapes on our route.
17.15 hrs- Amfilochia- short stop in this coastal city.
18.15 hrs.- Amfilochia. Departure.
19.15 hrs- Arta- short stop to see the Roman bridge of the city of Epirus.
19.45 hrs.- Arta. Departure.
21.15 hrs.- Igumenitsa . Arrival, free time for dinner before boarding our ferry. Accommodation in double interior cabins with private bathroom. Remember, breakfast is not included during the trip.
Note :The ferry used, which is the only one available, leaves at one in the morning, but boarding is not usually possible until after midnight. Sometimes due to late arrival, the ferry might be delayed. It is a simple ferry (double cabins with private bathroom). Occasionally, due to weather conditions, vessel inspection or shedule changes, strikes, fully booked ferryboats or other reasons, we are forced to adapt the schedules of the following day itinerary according to the berthing time of the ship or fly from Athens to Rome, in which case the visits to Amfilochia and Arta are cancelled and a Sunday visit to Naples and Pompeii is included.
Total distance covered: 530 km.
Early morning arrival in Brindisi or Bari.
08:30 hrs- (approximately, depending on the disembarkation time) Brindisi (or Bari)– Departure. We are now in the south of Italy, in the region of Puglia.
10:00 hrs -Trani –Arrival-. Small, picturesque city on the seashore, with its fishing port, its ancient cathedral and streets that teem with life. Time to wander round.
12:00 hrs - Trani –Departure-. We cross the south of Italy through the Apennines. Stop en route to have lunch.
15:30 hrs - Naples –Arrival. Time for a coffee and a walk round the capital of southern Italy.
17:30 hrs - Naples –Departure. We travel back to Rome.
20:15 hrs –Rome –Arrival.
Roma: Visita panorámica . Por la mañana le incluimos una visita panorámica con guía local de aproximadamente dos horas y media. Nuestra visita, en autocar, se adapta al rígido sistema de control de autocares turísticos que circulan por Roma establecida por el ayuntamiento de esta ciudad. En la panorámica usted conocerá la Roma antigua llamada Roma Imperial: Coliseo, Arco de Constantino, Teatro Marcelo, colina del Capitolio, Foros Romanos, Circo Máximo, Iglesia Santa María in Cosmedin con la boca de la verdad, Templetes Republicanos, Termas de Caracalla, Muralla Aureliana, Basílica de Santa María la Mayor y San Juan de Letrán, Iglesia de Santa María in Dominica (Navicella), Pirámide Cestia, Puerta de San Paolo, avenida Lungo Tevere con la Sinagoga judía de estilo babilónico, Isla Tiberina, paso frente al Castillo de San Ángel.
Este tour finaliza en la plaza de San Pedro del Vaticano. Para los viajeros más interesados, nuestro guía le ofrecerá tras la visita panorámica una visita opcional donde podrá conocer con más detalle detalle la Basílica de San Pedro y las salas más destacadas de los Museos Vaticanos y la Capilla Sixtina.
Tarde libre. 18:30 hrs . - Al final del día le incluimos un traslado al popular barrio del Trastévere, con sus pequeños restaurantes y su ambiente. Los pasajeros que adquirieron la media pensión tienen la cena incluida. Regreso al hotel aproximadamente a las 21.00 hrs.
After the breakfast, end of our services. We recommend hiring additional nights to extend your stay in the city.

Note: Remember that the hotels check-out is usually at 10.00 hrs. In most cases you can leave your luggage at the hotel reception at check-out time In order to enjoy the city and pick it up at the required time that day. If you need more hours of room arrangement, consider hiring an additional night at the end of your circuit.

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