Golden Age Packages

November 1rst, 2017 - March 16th, 2018

Senior Citizens – Olympia The eternal flame of heart

November 2015 - March 15th
9 Nights/10 Days
Operating on Saturdays
Rate per person on B/B in EURO
Accommodation 3* hotel 4* hotel 5* hotel
Sharing triple 1.325.00 1.390.00 1.455.00
Sharing twin 1.410.00 1.490.00 1.580.00
Per single 1.910.00 2.035.00 2.180.00
INCLUDED:
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens on B/B
  • Athens sightseeing tour in the morning (half-day)
  • 4 Day classical tour with Meteora at 4* hotels on H/B
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Crete on B/B
  • All transfers
  • Hotel taxes
  • Air tickets Athens-Heraklio-Athens

Itinerary

Day 1. Athens
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our friendly staff.

Day 2. Athens
Morning city tour of Athens, among other wonders of the world you will see the Propylaea, Parthenon on Acropolis, Erechteum, Theater of Dionyssos, Hardian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 3. Athens – Olympia
After breakfast at your hotel, leave by the coastal road to the Corinth Canal (short stop). Drive on and visit the famous theater of Epidaurus. Then proceed to the town of Nauplion (short stop). Drive on and visit Mycenae. Then depart for Olympia through Ventral Peloponnese, Arcadia and the towns of Tripoli and Megalopoli. Overnight in Olympia, the Cradle of the Olympic Games. (Dinner).

Day 4. Olympia-Delphi
In the morning visit the Sanctuary of the Olympian Zeus and the Museum of Olympia. Drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia, through Patras, Capital of the Peloponnese and take the car-ferry across the «Little Dardanelles» from Rio to Antirio. Crossing the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea arrive in Delphi. Overnight (Dinner).

Day 5. Delphi-Kalambaka
In the morning visit Castalia Spring and the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios and the Museum. Depart for Kalambaka, passing through numerous picturesque villages and typical towns of Central Greece. Stay overnight in Kalambaka (Dinner).

Day 6. Kalambaka-Athens
Visit Meteora, among striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks which seem to be suspended in Mid-Air, stand ageless Monasteries, where you can see exquisite specimens of Byzantine Art. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (visit the Leonida’s Monument) and Kammena Vourla. Arrive in Athens early in the evening. Overnight at your hotel in Athens.

Day 7. Athens-Crete Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Crete. Upon arrival you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel by our friendly staff. Rest of the day at leisure.

Days 8 – 9. Crete
Days free for touring, visiting and strolling the island of Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, the most southerly located that’s why the weather is normally warm throughout the year. It is an exciting and fascinating island, home of King Minos, with the famous Labyrinth and its beast the Minotaurus, half man, half bull.
There are so many places of interest on the island that we can only name few of them, such as Malia, Phaestos, Zakros, the exotic beach of Vai with the unique Palm grove, Lassithi with its thousands of white-sail windmills, the sacred cave of Dicte at Psychro, where Jupiter was hiding from his father Kronos, Rethimnon with venetian and Islamic monuments. The breath taking gorge of Omalos now national park and others.
A lunch or dinner with the taste of Greek aperitif ouzo or the Greek wine retsina and the variety of meals like mousaka, dolmadakia, satziki, lamp or pork souvla and others is a must during your visits in the above places with the company of hospitable villagers.
Don’t forget to visit the picturesque mountain village of Fodelle, birthplace of famous painter «El Greco» where you will have a glass of «raki», aperitif with the friendly locals, and the village of Varvari, where is the Museum of the famous writer Nikos Kazantzakis, «Zorba» the Greek one of his best sellers is worldwide known. Don’t miss it.!
For fishing enthusiasts, there are many places where they can fish all year round. We name some places among the variety of shores and Rockie bays-Agia Pelagia, Limani Hersonissou, Malia in Cretian sea not too far from Heraklion and Lenta, Kali Limemes, Tsoutsouras in Libian sea about one hour’s trip south of Heraklion.

Day 10. Crete-Athens
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport to start your journey back home.

Family holidays in Crete

November 1 - March 31
Arrival in Athens: Daily

INCLUDED:

  • Meet and assist at the airport of Athens
  • Domestic air tickets Athens-Heraklion-Athens
  • 2 transfers in Crete
  • 27 nights hotel accommodation in Heraklion on half board basis (breakfast plus one meal per day)
  • Hotel taxes

 

Rate per person on Η/B in EURO
Accommodation Marin Dream 3* Galaxy 5*
Sharing triple 1.863.00 2.335.00
Sharing twin 1.960.00 2.392.00
Per single 2.692.00 3.376.00

Crete, the southern most situated Greek island, a real sub-tropical paradise, is considered as the best for winter vacation.
You can participate upon request, in different excursions. At least, don’t forget that Crete is the largest island in Greece, and we suggest that you visit the Archaeological Minoan, a Museum where you will discover a lot of very beautiful and unique in the world antiquities.

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I remain,
With personal regards,
Nicholas Ovadias

President & C.E.O. 

Ovadias Tours
53, Ermou street
Athens 10563
Greece
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