Best of Greece and Italy

Code: EDANCE15N
9 DAYS - 8 NIGHTS
Category:
  • pothamedu-view-point
  • alleppey-beach
  • cochin
  • folklore-museum
  • forest-Safari
  • kumarakom-houseboat
  • mattancherry-palace

INCLUSIONS
 Accommodation on double occupancy in the above mentioned properties or similar
 All airport transfers as per the itinerary
 Meal Plan – BB
 Airport transfers in a private chauffeur driven vehicle
 All sightseeing as per the itinerary by SIC
 Govt. taxes as on date

EXCLUSIONS
 Airfare
 Expenses of personal nature
 Portage and other handling charges
 Tours other than mentioned above
 Entry fee at sights other than mentioned above
 Usage of vehicle for personal nature.
 Travel & Medical Insurance

Note
Most of our programs are customised and we work in line with the requirements of our clients and hence the final detailed itinerary is prepared 5 days prior to the travel date based on the weather conditions and feasibility of visiting places during sightseeing.

Greece and Italy packages

Day 1: ATHENS
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer to Plaka neighbourhood.Arrival to Athens. At night we provide and evening transfer to PLAKA area. This neighbourhood is full of small Greek taverns where you can enjoy the rich folklore of this country.

Day 2: ATHENS
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Athens. We arrive in Athens. We will enjoy a scenic visit of this modern city, which includes the Panathinaikos Stadium and the Royal Palace. Note: Occasionally, the tour of Athens may take place on Wednesday
right after arrival depending on how this stage develops and the sunlight.Free time during the day to walk around and discover unforgettable places.

Day 3: ATHENS – CORINTH – NAFPLIO – OLYMPIA
We will depart for the Peloponnese region in the morning. We will stop at the CORINTH CANAL. Afterwards, we will arrive in EPIDAURUS enjoying the view of gorgeous landscapes. We will visit the magnificent Ancient Theatre which is surrounded by a unique landscape. We will later journey to NAFPLIO, a town by
the Aegean Sea. We will visit its historic centre, its lovely marina and its medieval castle. Lunch break and free time to stroll around. We will resume our journey to OLYMPIA at midafternoon.
Dinner included.

Day 4: OLYMPIA – BARCO IGUMENITSA- BRINDISI
We will visit OLYMPIA archeological site with a local guide. You will have a chance to visit its museum and archeological site (guided tour, ticket to the park not included) which the cradle of the Olympic games in ancient times. We will get back on route to
PATRAS, Greece’s third largest city. We will visit its active, lively centre. Afterwards, we will travel to Northern Greece, AMFILOCHIA. Short stop in this quiet coastal town; ARTA, a city in the Epirus region that has a Roman bridge. Arrival in
IGOUMENITSA. Suppertime and boarding to cross the Ionian Sea. Night on board, overnight accommodation in double cabins with private bathroom (we recommend bringing a handbag along to spend the night on board. Breakfast on the boat Sunday
morning is not included).Note: Occasionally, due to weather conditions, vessel inspection, strikes, fully booked ferryboats or other reasons, we are forced to 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.

Day 5: BARCO IGUMENITSA- BRINDISI – TRANI – NAPLES – ROME
Arrival in BRINDISI early in the morning. We will follow the Adriatic coastline in Southern Italy. We will visit TRANI, a picturesque little town by the sea, and its fishing port, its old cathedral and its lively streets. Lunchtime. We will resume our
trip to NAPLES, where we will arrive in the afternoon. Short sightseeing tour in its historic centre before resuming our journey to ROME.

Day 6: ROME
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and visit to the Vatican City. In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive con-struction dates
back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we provide transport to the Via Cavour area, were you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and interna-tional
food. Return to hotel.

Day 7: ROME – FLORENCE
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo. We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in FLORENCE, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening we provide a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum.
Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favourite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.

Day 8: FLORENCE – VENICE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vaporetto boat on Venice’s Grand Canal. Visit and admission to the San Marcos Basilica, where we can admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass. Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing
the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in VENICE, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory
city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time. At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.).

Day 9: VENICE
After breakfast, end of our services

Greece and south of Italy with Sorrento

Day 1: ROME – LORETO – ANCONA-IGOUMENITSA FERRY
We will leave Rome early in the morning. We will cross the Apennines amid the gorgeous landscapes of the Abruzzo region. LORETO, visit to the Basilica della Santa Casa (Basilica of the Holy House), the house of Virgin Mary, and its lovely medieval town. Arrival in ANCONA. Quick tour of this town on the Adriatic shore. We will go on an early afternoon boat trip in the Adriatic and Ionian seas. Overnight ferryboat trip. Overnight accommodation in double cabins with private bathroom (we recommend bringing a handbag along to spend the night on board. Breakfast on the boat Tuesday morning is not included).

Day 2: ANCONA-IGOUMENITSA FERRY – IOANNINA – KALAMBACA
Arrival in Greece early in the morning (Igoumenitsa). Northern Greece reminds us of the proximity of the Slav and Turk worlds. Arrival in IOANNINA, a historic walled city on the lake’s shore. We will go on a short boat trip to IOANNINA ISLAND located on the lake. This tiny, quiet lake town holds several monasteries. We will continue to KALABAKA where we will arrive early in the afternoon. We will visit METEORA valley, a spectacular place added to UNESCO World Heritage List. We will have the opportunity to enter one of its famous monasteries. Dinner included.

Day 3: KALAMBACA – DELPHI – ATHENS
We will travel south through the Thessaly region. We will arrive in DELPHI after enjoying the view of wonderful landscapes. Visit and lunch at the beautiful archeological complex looking over the Gulf of Corinth offering amazing vistas. We will resume our journey to ATHENS. Arrival at mid-afternoon. We include  night transportation to the PLÁKA quarter, a place full of Greek taverns where you will have a chance to enjoy this country’s rich folklore.

Day 4: ATHENS
We include a sightseeing tours of Athens; we will visit the new town, Panathinaikos Stadium and the Acropolis. Note: Occasionally, the tour of Athens may take place on Wednesday right after arrival depending on how this stage develops and the sunlight.

Day 5: ATHENS – CORINTH – EPIDAURUS – NAFPLIO – OLYMPIA
We will depart for the Peloponnese region in the morning. We will stop at the CORINTH CANAL. Afterwards, we will arrive in EPIDAURUS enjoying the view of gorgeous landscapes. We will visit the magnificent Ancient Theatre which is surrounded by a unique landscape. We will later journey to NAFPLIO, a town by the Aegean Sea. We will visit its historic centre, its lovely marina and its medieval castle. Lunch break and free time to stroll around. We will resume our journey to OLYMPIA at midafternoon.
Dinner included.

Day 6: OLYMPIA – BARCO IGUMENITSA- BRINDISI
We will visit OLYMPIA archeological site with a local guide. You will have a chance to visit its museum and archeological site (guided tour, ticket to the park not included) which the cradle of the Olympic games in ancient times. We will get back on route to PATRAS, Greece’s third largest city. We will visit its active, lively centre. Afterwards, we will travel to Northern Greece, AMFILOCHIA. Short stop in this quiet coastal town; ARTA, a city in the Epirus region that has a Roman bridge. Arrival in IGOUMENITSA. Suppertime and boarding to cross the Ionian Sea. Night on board, overnight accommodation in double cabins with private bathroom (we recommend bringing a handbag along to spend the night on board. Breakfast on the boat Sunday morning is not included).Note: Occasionally, due to weather conditions, vessel inspection, strikes, fully booked ferryboats or other reasons, we are forced to 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.

Day 7: BARCO IGUMENITSA- BRINDISI – TRANI – NAPLES
Arrival in BRINDISI early in the morning. We will follow the Adriatic coastline in Southern Italy. We will visit TRANI, a picturesque little town by the sea, and its fishing port, its old cathedral and its lively streets. Lunchtime. We will resume our trip to NAPLES, where we will arrive in the afternoon. Short sightseeing tour.

Day 8: NAPLES – CAPRI – SORRENTO – SALERNO
Free time to stroll around NAPLES before boarding. Boat trip to the ISLE OF CAPRI included. You may take a boat to the Blue Grotto or the cable car to Capri city. We will get on board again and continue to SORRENTO, a charming, tourist town at the foot of a cliff. Free time to stroll around. We will continue to the Gulf of Salerno. Dinner included and sojourn in SALERNO.

Day 9: SALERNO – POMPEII – CASSINO – CASTELGANDOLFO – ROME

We will go to POMPEII, where you will have an opportunity to admire the remains of this Roman city which was covered by the ashes from Mount Vesuvius (guided tour; park ticket not included). We will continue to CASSINO after lunch where you will visit its huge abbey where one of the cruelest World War II battles took place. We will visit CASTEL GANDOLFO on our way back, a lovely medieval town located in a beautiful lake area which belongs to the VATICAN and serves as the Pope’s summer residence. We will resume our trip to ROME. Late afternoon arrival. End of our services.

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