Grand Tour of Greece and Chalkidiki
13 nights / 14 days

athens • corinth canal • nafplio • mycenae • olympia • delphi • kalambaka (meteora) • thessaloniki • edessa • naoussa • vergina • veria • chalkadiki

Grand Tour of Greece and Chalkidiki - Trip Quote Request

Experience Greek travel at its finest. Begin in Athens, then embark on a grand tour to Olympia, Delphi, Kalambaka, the Meteora monasteries and Thessaloniki. Cap things off with five days of golden sand and luxurious comfort in Chalkidiki.

Sample 2019 Prices from various gateways* (May 27 departure):
Prices are always subject to change, please request an updated quote price
from $4578txs incl/pp from Toronto
from $4592txs incl/pp from St. John's
from $4589txs incl/pp from Halifax
from $4707txs incl/pp from Calgary
*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy with round-trip flight in Economy Class

DAILY ITINERARY

DAY 1
Depart Canada
Fly to Athens.

DAY 2
Welcome to Athens
Transfer to your hotel and check in. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Athens Avenue Hotel 4* or similar (2 nights)

DAY 3
Athens: At Leisure
Discover the history and charm of Greece’s largest city. (B)
Grand Tour of Greece: Thessaloniki
Explore Thessaloniki, home to Byzantine monuments and some
of the oldest Christian churches in the world, plus the impressive
Museum of Byzantine Culture. (B • D)

DAY 4
Athens - Grand Tour of Greece:
Corinth Canal – Nafplio – Mycenae – Olympia
(approx. 265 km)
Embark on your Grand Tour of Greece with stops at the Corinth
Canal, Epidaurus, Nafplio and the archeological site of Mycenae.
Head to Olympia for the night. (B • D)

DAY 5
Grand Tour of Greece: Olympia – Delphi (approx. 240 km)
Visit ancient Olympia, then pass through the picturesque towns
of Nafpaktos and Itea en route to Delphi. (B • D)
Amalia Hotel Delphi 4* or similar

DAY 6 
Grand Tour of Greece: Delphi – Kalambaka (approx. 228 km)
Visit the famous oracle of Delphi, the Treasury of the Athenians
and the Delphi Museum on a guided tour, before heading
to Kalambaka. (B • D)
Amalia Hotel Kalambaka 4* or similar

DAY 7
Grand Tour of Greece: Kalambaka – Meteora Monasteries – Thessaloniki (approx. 227 km)
Admire the breathtaking monasteries of Meteora.
Continue to Thessaloniki. (B • D)
Mediterranean Palace 4* or similar (3 nights)

DAY 8
Grand Tour of Greece: Thessaloniki
Explore Thessaloniki, home to Byzantine monuments and some
of the oldest Christian churches in the world, plus the impressive
Museum of Byzantine Culture. (B • D)

DAY 9
Grand Tour of Greece: Historical Macedonia (approx. 227 km)
Explore historical Macedonia with stops in Edessa, Naoussa,
Vergina and Veria. Head back to Thessaloniki for the night. (B • D)


DAY
10
Thessaloniki – Chalkidiki
Head to beautiful Chalkidiki today and settle in for five nights
of sun and relaxation. (B • D)
Sani Beach Resort 4* or similar (5 nights)

DAYS
11-14
Chalkidiki at Leisure
Enjoy four full days in the spectacular region of Chalkidiki. (4B • 4D)

DAY 15: Chalkidiki - Thessaloniki – Athens – Return to Canada
Transfer to the Thessaloniki airport for your local flight to Athens, where you will board your flight home. (B)

Room options
4-Star Accommodation with Garden View Room in Chalkidiki
(BF incl)

  • Athens: Athens Avenue Hotel 4-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Olympia: Hotel Europa 4-star (or similar) (1 night)
  • Delphi: Amalia Hotel Delphi 4-star (or similar) (1 night)
  • Kalambaka: Amalia Hotel Kalambaka 4-star (or similar) (1 night)
  • Thessaloniki: Mediterranean Palace Hotel 5-star (or similar) (3 nights)
  • Chalkidiki: Sani Beach with Garden View Room 5-star (or similar) (5 nights)

4-Star Accommodation with Sea View Room in Chalkidiki (BF incl)

  • Athens: Athens Avenue Hotel 4-star (or similar) (2 nights)
  • Olympia: Hotel Europa 4-star (or similar) (1 night)
  • Delphi: Amalia Hotel Delphi 4-star (or similar) (1 night)
  • Kalambaka: Amalia Hotel Kalambaka 4-star (or similar) (1 night)
  • Thessaloniki: Mediterranean Palace Hotel 5-star (or similar) (3 nights)
  • Chalkidiki: Sani Beach with Sea View Room 5-star (or similar) (5 nights)

Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE COST

  • Round-trip flights to Athens (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flight from Thessaloniki to Athens
  • Airport transfers in Athens and Thessaloniki
  • 13 nights of hotel accommodation
  • 13 breakfasts and 11 dinners
  • 7-day Grand Tour of Greece with English-speaking guide
  • Guided sightseeing
  • Porterage
  • Earn Aeroplan® Miles

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals other than those detailed
  • Baggage handling/porterage
  • Gratuities
  • Optional tours
  • Fees for visa if required

REMARKS
• Travellers should always cover their shoulders and legs when visiting some religious sites.
• In Europe, hotel rooms are generally smaller than in North America. There are rarely two double beds in a room. Triple rooms usually feature one double bed and one single bed or three single beds or one double bed and one foldaway bed or two single beds and one foldaway bed.
• Some types of sports equipment, including golf bags, etc., are not accepted in the rooms. They have to be kept in a specific area, which is usually locked.
• All hotels provide towels; some do not offer face cloths.
• In most European countries the voltage is 220V.

WHY CHOOSE US?

We are Greece experts, having travelled to the Greek Islands and the mainland of Greece numerous times, we can give you first-hand experience what distances are covered in Greece, what to watch for, and how to get value for your money.

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