Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

Day 2

Continue to northern Italy for an overnight stay. B,D

Day 3

To Ancona for the overnight ferry to Igoumenitsa in Greece. B

Day 4 

Morning arrival at Igoumenitsa, then we follow the scenic road to the beautiful town of Ioannina set against Lake Pavmotis. There is time to explore before we continue to Kalambaka, where we stay overnight. This evening, we take a short drive to Meteora. D 

Day 5 - Meteora

Return to Meteora this morning, where we will meet with our local guide and visit at least two of the monasteries. Meteora (literally meaning ‘hanging from the sky’) are gigantic rock formations, like towers of sandstone, which have provided sacred retreat for monks over the centuries. Later, we head south through the mountains to Delphi, where we stay overnight. B,D 

Day 6 - Delphi

 Located on the slopes of Mount Parnassos in a spectacular natural setting, Delphi is a trove of archaeological treasures dedicated
to Apollo. We explore the site with a local guide including a visit to the museum, which houses the famous bronze statue of the ‘Charioteer’. Later we continue to Athens for a two-night stay. This evening, join an optional excursion to the famous Plaka area, followed by dinner at a Greek restaurant with live music and folk-dance show. B

Day 7 - Athens with guided tour

Included panoramic guided tour of Athens, seeing many of the famous attractions. Enjoy a short walk in the famous Plaka area, where we enjoy lunch at a typical Greek tavern. In the afternoon, you can take an optional tour along the coastal road of Attica to Cape Sounion, for a guided visit to the Temple of Poseidon. B,L 

Day 8 - Corinth Canal, Epidaurus and Nafplion

We head towards the famous Corinth Canal where we have a brief photo stop before continuing to Epidaurus where we meet our guide for a visit to the magnifi cent amphitheatre. Our day continues to Nafplion, where there will be free time to explore before we take a short drive to resort of Tolo where we stay for four nights. B,D

Day 9 - Corinth and Nemea

Today is at leisure or alternatively why not join our optional excursion to ancient Corinth and nearby Nemea region. B,D 

Days 10 and 11 - Free time

Enjoy a couple of days at leisure. 2xB,2xD

Day 12 - Mycenae

Leave Tolo this morning and head to Mycenae. We meet our guide and take an included guided visit to the site of Mycenae with the famous Lion’s Gate and Agamemnon’s tomb. Continue via Tripolis and Megalopolis to arrive in Olympia for an overnight stay. B,D 

Day 13 - Olympia

Begin our day at the home of the fi rst Olympic Games. We meet our guide who will introduce us to the ancient site and the outstanding museum. Later we drive towards Patras to board the overnight ferry to Ancona, Italy (en suite cabins included). B 

Day 14

We disembark the ferry and head to the Lake Garda/Verona region where we stay overnight. D 

Day 15

To Belgium for an overnight stay. B

Day 16

Return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Your Hotels

Throughout the tour, you will stay in minimum 3-star hotels. All hotels will have a restaurant and bar.

On the overnight ferry crossings, accommodation will be in en suite, inside cabins (meals at extra cost).

Overnight stays in northern France and Belgium will be in city-style hotels, and overnight stays in northern Italy and the Lake Garda/Verona area will be in minimum 3-star hotels.

Departure Dates and Prices 2020/2021

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Dates
Prices
Dates Prices
Silver Service coach : tour code ref 16GRKV
May 9 2020
£1969
May 8 2021 £2049
Luxuria coach : tour code ref 16GRKX
September 5 2020
£2199 September 4 2021 £2229
Prices are per person based on two sharing a room. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £599.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Travel Door to Door

If you are travelling on one of Leger's coach holidays, you can take advantage of their Door-to-Door service where they collect you, and others who may live locally to you, from your individual homes and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday – from just £40 per booking.

Leger Holidays
Classical Greece – Athens, Mycenae and Olympia

Holidays by coach 16 days

Prices from only £1969

Explore Greece's unrivalled archaeological trasures as you immerse yourself in ancient history. Greece boasts unrivalled archaeological treasures fascinating mytho-logical tales and beautiful sun-drenched islands. With visits to Athens, Delphi and Olympia.

To book this wonderful Classical Greece – Athens, Mycenae and Olympia tour with Leger Holidays call them direct on 01709 786 554, quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

What's included and excursions

  • 13 nights’ hotel with continental breakfast, 1 lunch and 9 evening meals
  • 2 overnight ferry crossings in two-berth en suite inside cabins (meals at extra cost)
  • Free local joining points

To enhance your holiday the following excursions and visits are included:

  • Meteroa – stunning mountain location
  • Delphi –once considered to be the centre of the world
  • Athens with guided tour – unique capital, dominated by the mighty Acropolis
  • Corinth Canal – famous canal connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf
  • Epidaurus – most popular health centre in ancient times   Nafplion – beautiful town   Mycenae – archaeological site
  • Olympia –birthplace of the Olympic games

A range of optional excursions are offered for added interest:

  • Folk-dance show and dinner – see the traditional dances
  • Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon with Guided Tour – monuments of the Golden Age of Athens
  • Corinth and Nemea – cities rich in mythology and ancient history 

View Joining Points

Luxuria Coach

Elegant and stylish, the essence of Luxuria coach travel is to ensure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our one-of-a-kind coaches are designed with relaxation in mind and boast an outstanding range of facilities. Hours will fly as you enjoy the vast choice of entertainment accessed through your personal TV screen. Or, recline your deluxe seat and enjoy the beautiful passing scenery.

This state-of-the-art way to travel also offers climate control, onboard servery, toilet and washroom, personal tables and porterage at all hotels, giving you the perfect combination for a restful journey.

Deluxe seats

 With a leather exterior and central arm rests with cup holders, Luxuria’s armchair-style seats will take you to comfort heaven. So sink in, relax and enjoy the ride.

Adjustable headrests

✓ The winged, moveable headrests are a fantastic feature of Luxuria coaches as they give you the chance to rest in comfort. Perfectly complemented with retractable calf rests, you’re in for a  real treat

Single seats

✓ There are six face-to-face seats with tables, and five single seats available – ideal for passengers travelling independently.

Individual TV screens

✓ Each passenger has access to a personal touch-screen TV with an abundance of entertainment options. Control it from the comfort of your own seat and use the tilt feature to find the perfect angle.

Charging points

 Every seat has a personal plug socket and USB charging point, ensuring you can keep your devices fully charged throughout your journey.

Silver Service Luxury Coach

Comfort...
✓  Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than
executive coaches.
✓  Onboard climate control  will ensure the temperature remains comfortable throughout your journey.
✓  A spacious rear lounge where you can relax, socialise and get to  know your fellow passengers better

Convenience...
✓  Toilet and servery on board, offering a range of refreshments including tea, coffee and soft drinks.
✓ Personal tables so you can enjoy your refreshments in comfort as  you watch the world go by and take in the passing scenery
✓ The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit  or debit card during your tour. 

Entertainment...
✓  Time flies with our onboard entertainment and satellite  navigation system. 
✓ With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs being played by your crew.


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