Day 1 :
Depart for North America
- Fly to Greece:
Enjoy your overnight flight to Athens.
Day 2 :
Arrive in Athens
Arrive in the Greek capital, home of gods and goddesses, and the birthplace of democracy. Begin exploring.
Day 3 :
- Discover Athens:
A local guide shows you where myth meets mortal as you wander the narrow streets to the Theater of Dionysos, the Agora, and the Greek Parliament. Behold the Acropolis, boasting several temples, including the Parthenon.
- Acropolis Museum:
Visit the New Acropolis Museum.
- LEAP Mousaka & Sousta:
LEAP Activity | Mousaka and Sousta
Join hands for traditional Greek line dancing. Next, head to the taverna and live like a local. Enjoy Greek culture, cuisine—and a show!
Day 4 :
Delphi & Patras
- Tour Delphi:
Visit mystical Delphi with a local guide. Discover a world of soothsaying at the Oracle Site, where a woman answered questions using powers of prophecy afforded her by Apollo.
- Continue to Patras:
Day 5 :
Olympia & Nauplia
- Visit Olympia:
With visions of modern athletes and gold medals in your mind, visit Olympia, home of the first Olympic Games nearly 3,000 years ago. The original Olympic flame still burns brightly and gives life to all of today's Olympic torches.
- LEAP Pick a Patron:
- Continue to the Nauplia:
Travel across the Peloponnese to the Nauplia area.
LEAP Activity | Pick a Patron
Which deity will be the patron of your city? Explore the beliefs of ancient Greeks, then delve into the personalities and powers of gods and goddesses to choose the ideal patron to represent your people.
Day 6 :
- Discover Epidauros:
With a local guide, visit the ancient theater of Epidauros, renowned for its perfect acoustics.
- Free Time in Nauplia:
Return to Nauplia for free time. Take in a museum or climb the 999 steps to the Palamidi Fortress.
Day 7 :
Mycenae & Corinth
- See Mycenae:
Enjoy a glimpse of ancient Greek life with your local guide. Walk through the Lion's Gate into the royal citadel of Mycenae, the city of Agamemnon and his wife, Clytemnestra - the sister of Helen of Troy. Visit the largest of the renowned beehive tombs, the Tomb of Agamemnon.
- Journey to Corinth:
Marvel at the beauty of the Saronic Gulf as you travel along the coastal road to Corinth, home of ancient marketplaces, fountain ruins, and temples in the name of Apollo and Aphrodite. Enter the Ancient archaeological site from where Saint Paul is said to have spoken to the Corinthians.
Day 8 :
- Final day!:
A final free day affords limitless possibilities. Shop for last minute souvenirs with local vendors or read a Greek tragedy at the foot of any of several ancient ruins.
- Add on: Cape Sounion:
There will be an optional excursion to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
Day 9 :
Return Home OR Extend your Stay
- Head Home:
Board your flight back to the US, or choose to extend your stay with a 3-day Aegean Cruise.
Extend your stay | Aegean Cruise
Experience the beauty of whitewashed houses and Mediterranean views on a three-day Aegean boat cruise. Visit Mykonos, Kusadasi, and Rhodes, with optional excursions to Ephesus, Patmos, and Lindos.
Day 10 :