5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

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  • Location:Athens, Greece
  • Duration:7 days (approx.)

7-Day Greece Grand Tour: Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Lefkadia

Take a seven-day tour of the essential sites of classical Greece: Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki and Lefkadia. You'll visit famous archaeological sites and museums, and experience the glory that was classical Greece.


  • 7-day Greece tour of Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki and Lefkadia
  • See the essential sights of classical Greece in one week
  • Visit archaeological sites, museums and ancient Greek theaters
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monastery in Meteora
  • See Macedonian tombs in Lefkadia
  • Six nights of accommodation and some meals included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

An epic journey through Greece! Guided tours provide insight into the country's rich history and culture on this jam-packed trip to must-see cities and archaeological sites.

What You Can Expect

7-Day Greece Grand Tour: Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Lefkadia

Monastery at Meteora, Greece

Highlights on your seven-day tour from Athens include:
  • Corinth Canal
  • Archaeological site and theater at Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics
  • Archaeological site at Mycenae
  • Archaeological site and museum at Olympia
  • Archaeological site and museum at Delphi
  • Unesco World Heritage-listed rock-tower monasteries at Meteora
  • Macedonian tombs of Lefkadia


Day 1: Epidaurus - Mycenae - Olympia (D)
Your first stop is at Corinth Canal. Drive to Epidaurus for a visit of the archaeological site and the theater famous for its remarkable acoustics, and then on to Nauplia for a short stop. Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site, then depart for Olympia, through the central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripolis.

Day 2: Olympia - Nafpaktos - Delphi (B, D)
In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Olympia. Drive via Patras to Rion, cross the channel to Antirion on the "state of the art" new suspended bridge considered to be the longest and most modern in Europe. Arrive in Nafpaktos, then continue to Delphi for the evening.

Day 3: Delphi (B, D)
In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. The rest of the day at leisure.

Day 4: Kalambaka - Meteora (B, D)
In the morning, start the drive by the central Greece towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala to Kalambaka. Afternoon visit of the breathtaking Meteora. Dinner and your overnight accommodation is in Kalambaka.

Day 5: Dion - Thessaloniki (B, D)
Drive by Trikala and Larissa to the famous, sacred Macedonian town of Dion. Then, continue to Thessaloniki, the largest town in Northern Greece. Visit the most interesting museum of Thessaloniki and sightseeing of the city.

Day 6: Pella - Vergina - Lefkadia (B, D)
Morning drive to Pella, Alexander the Great's capital. Continue to Vergina to visit the Tomb of the King Philip and the famous "Vergina Treasures". Then on to Lefkadia where you visit the excavations. Return to Thessaloniki via Veria.

Day 7: Tempi Valley - Thermoplyae - Athens (B)
Start the return drive to Athens, through the Tempi Valley, Larissa, Lamia, Thermoplyae famous for the ancient battle that took place there and Kamena Vourla.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

The tour exceeded our expectations - quality of accommodation was outstanding, included meals were plentiful and of a high quality, tour guide was wonderful, and a decent amount of time was spent at all the important sights. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking to see many of the major highlights in Greece in a short time frame.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

This was a wonderful tour with two great guides. Really got a good introduction to classical Greece. Hotels, locations, food were great. Would recommend it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

The guides were excellent, the hotels really great, really enhanced my total experience of Greece.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Slightly confusing because of the unexpected change of tour companies and guides mid-stream. Last three days rushed. George, guide for first few days was excellent-professional, friendly and considerate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

It was simply amazing!!! There are no words to express how much I enjoyed this trip!!!!
Firstly, the tour guides were so professional, knowledgable, friendly.......one of them is actually an archeologist, wow!!!
Learned so much from both of them.......
Hotels were excellent, very comfortable, convenient and the food (buffet), introduced me to the local Greek cousin. Highly recommended!
I will truly rate this tour with 5 stars as it covers very important sites of Greece......and this company, not only offers the usual sites, but includes Macedonia, the birthplace of Alexander the Great! Not many companies goes all the way to Thessaloniki.....that's why this tour is not to be missed!
Thank you all for making my trip a memorable one!!! Katherina, Dimitra....thank you!

Liam D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

This was a well-organised tour, which made travelling to so many different sites so much easier. The guides knew their stuff, the hotels were fine, and the tour was a very good value for money. Overall, this is a great way to get around Greece and see the major historical sites.


4 star rating: Recommended August 2008

The sights covered by this trip were fantastic! Most of the days were jam packed and worth it. The breakfast and dinner meals were plentiful, and the hotels were good. I only have a few negative comments, though. The guides were very knowledgeable, but they were at times sensitive and even unfriendly. The free time in Delphi could have been better spent somewhere else, since there was absolutely nothing to do or see there outside of the temples. The hotel in Meteora was too far away from the town for us to be able to enjoy its nightlife. There wasn't much sightseeing included in Thessaloniki, so I just did that on my own after reaching the hotel. On the last day it was mostly just riding back to Athens except for brief stops at the river and the Leonidas monument. But all in all, I did enjoy my trip and would absolutely recommend it.
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