Trip to Greece 2020

Trip to Greece 2020

Special edition for associates, family and friends of the New Acropolis association worldwide

From May 23 to June 2, 2020

Travel itinerary:

DAY 1 TUESDAY 05/23: CITY OF ORIGIN – ATHENS

Half board

Arrival at the Athens airport and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY 05/24: ATHENS

Full board regime

Breakfast. Departure by bus to visit the Acropolis, the Agora and the ancient cemetery of Keramikos, and then take a panoramic view of the city of Athens. The Acropolis, where the Parthenon is located, a classic symbol of architecture. The entrance to the top of the mountain, makes us pass through Propylea, the gate through which the processions of Panathinea used to enter. Built entirely in white marble, and covering an area of ​​fifty meters. Near this, is the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the “Victory without wings.”

The Parthenon is the largest temple built in honor of the goddess Athena. His statue decorated the center of the temple and was built with ivory and gold. Near the Parthenon is the small Temple of Erechthion, with sculptures of beautiful maidens holding the porch roof. From the top of the Acropolis, we can admire the ancient theater of Herodus Atticus, notable for its acoustics. The theatrical releases are still performed here in summer.

Leaving the Acropolis, we will visit archaeological sites of great importance, such as the Agora and the Old Keramikos Cemetery. Next, the tour takes us to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the ‘evzones’, soldiers of the presidential guard in traditional Greek dress, the Parliament, the Presidential Palace, and the Panatinaikon Estadium, where in 1896 the first Olympic Games of the modern era.

The Estadium is built in pure white marble. Then we will go to the Library, the Academy and the University, three representative buildings of the nineteenth century architecture, mixed with the classical influence. The tour passes through Omonia Square, the city’s commercial center, and Syntagma Square, where the cultural and business center is located. Lunch in a restaurant Afternoon free to rest or walk on your own in Athens. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 3 THURSDAY 25/05: ATHENS – CABO SOUNION

Full board regime

Breakfast. Today we will dedicate the morning to a guided tour of the National Archaeological Museum, where we can contemplate some of the masterpieces of antiquity, such as the mask of Agamemnon, the bronze statue of Zeus-Poseidon or the mysterious machine of Antikitera. Then we will move to Mount Likabeto, from where we can admire one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Athens and the Acropolis. Lunch in a restaurant In the afternoon, transfer to Cabo Sounion, where we can visit the Temple of Poseidon and admire the sunset over the cape from the Temple columns.

The Cape Poseidon Temple is located on a rocky summit overlooking the sea, a point of reference for ancient travelers, as well as modern, white and bright highlights on this dangerous stretch of coast. The magnificent views of the Aegean Sea cover Kea and the Peloponnese on clear days. The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 BC and many of its original Doric columns are still standing. One of the columns has a graffiti left by none other than Lord Byron at the beginning of the 19th century. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 4 FRIDAY 05/26: ATHENS – CORINTIO CHANNEL – EPIDAURO – MICENAS – DELFOS

Full board regime

Breakfast. Departure to the Corinth Canal and short stop. We continue our journey to Epidaurus, where the Sanctuary of Asclepios and the Theater of Epidaurus are located, famous for its natural acoustics, a unique work from the 4th century BC. Next, we arrive at Mycenae, one of the most famous Acropolis of prehistoric times, where we visit the Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Lunch on the way Continuation to Delphi, dinner and accommodation.

DAY 5 SATURDAY 05/27: DELFOS – KALAMBAKA

Full board regime

Breakfast. In Delphi, a city known as the center of the world, we will visit the Oracle of Apollo, one of the most sacred sanctuaries in Greece, located on Mount Parnassus, the fountain of Castalia and Marmaria, and the Museum where, among other works, we will see the Famous statue “The bronze charioteer”. Lunch. In the afternoon departure to Kalambaka. Arrival, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6 SUNDAY 05/28: KALAMBAKA – ATHENS

Full board regime

Breakfast. Visit of two of the hanging Monasteries of Meteora, religious center and Monastic between the XII and XVIII centuries. Lunch. On the way back to Athens we pass through Thermopylae, where we will see the statue of the Spartan King Leonidas. Return to Athens at approximately 6:00 p.m. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 7 MONDAY 29/05: ATHENS – MYKONOS

Regimen of accommodation and breakfast

Breakfast. Transfer by coach to the port of Piraeus to board the ferry to Mykonos. After four hours of traveling enjoying the incredible landscapes, and seeing islands like Syros and Tinos, we will arrive at Mykonos, where they will pick us up to take us to the hotel. We will have the rest of the day free to see the windmills, the white houses, the beautiful churches and the quiet beaches. At nightfall we cannot miss the lively nightlife that has made the island famous. Accommodation.

DAY 8 TUESDAY 05/30: MIKONOS – SANTORINI

Regimen of accommodation and breakfast

Breakfast and transfer to the port, where we will embark on a ferry that will take us to Santorini in two hours. Once in Santorini we will be transferred to the hotel and we will have the rest of the day to tour the island freely. We cannot miss the visit of Oia, the most picturesque and famous town on the island, and Acrotiri, the capital of Santorini. Accommodation.

DAY 9 WEDNESDAY 05/31: SANTORINI

Regimen of accommodation and breakfast

Breakfast. This day we will also have it free and we will be able to take advantage of it to visit the amazing red, black and white beaches, as well as the volcano, which has shaped the island. Accommodation.

DAY 10 THURSDAY 1/06: SANTORINI – ATHENS

Regimen of accommodation and breakfast

Breakfast. In the morning we will still have a few hours of free time to know what we have left to visit and eat something in the different bars and restaurants overlooking the volcano. After lunch we will be taken to the port to catch the ferry back to Athens. The boat arrives in Athens at 23:45, so we will be dropped off at our hotel at approximately midnight. Accommodation.

DAY 11 FRIDAY 2/06: ATHENS – CITY OF ORIGIN

Breakfast. Free day in Athens to enjoy on your own until the time of transfer to the airport. End of our services.

I would like to receive more detailed information about this trip

Price per person in double room, without international flight, arriving directly at Athens: € 1890.00

The price includes:

5 nights Athens at the **** Hotel Stanley or at the **** Hotel Titania or similar.
1 night Delphi in the **** Hotel Anemolia or similar.
1 night in Kalambaka at the **** Hotel Kalambaka or similar.
1 Mykonos night at the **** Hotel Yiannaki or similar
2 nights Santorini at the **** Hotel Dana Villas, **** Hotel Rose Bay or similar
Breakfast at hotels daily.
Dinners as specified in the program: 3/12, 4/12, 5/12, 6/12, 7/12 and 8/12.
Lunches as specified in the program: 4/12, 5/12, 6/12, 7/12 and 8/12.
Private transfers in Athens, Mykonos and Santorini with assistance in Spanish.
Athens-Mykonos ferry ticket (regular boat)
Mikonos-Santorini ferry ticket (regular boat)
Santorini-Athens ferry ticket (regular boat)
Tickets for the archeological sites mentioned in the program.
Local guide in Portuguese on all visits.
Basic travel insurance (Insurance coverage here).

The trip will be personally accompanied by Juan Adrada from Spain.

Price does not include:

  • International flights from the country of origin.
  • Drinks at meals, phone calls or personal expenses.
  • Tips for local guides: A forecast of 15.00 euros is estimated.
  • New lodging tax: 4.00 euros per night per room.
  • Any service that is not mentioned above.

Optional:

Optional cancellation insurance: € 35.00 (Optional insurance coverage here).

Single room supplement: € 410.00.

Extra airport-hotel and hotel-airport transfers for those who do not arrive with the group from Madrid: € 30.00 each way (based on a minimum of 2 people).

Extra nights in Athens: € 65.00 per person in a double room.

International flight Madrid-Athens-Madrid (optional):

03DIC MADRID-ATHENS IB 3150 10: 10-14: 40

13DIC ATHENS-MADRID IB 3151 15: 25-18: 20

Estimated price per person, today: € 170.00

Airport taxes: € 60.00
(To reconfirm at the time of booking).

Airline tickets in regular flight (class K) with baggage excess of 23 kilos.
Rate of immediate emission without the possibility of changes or cancellations.

International flight from any city in the World (optional):

You can check out departures from any city in the world without obligation.

General information for the reservation:

General conditions:

– The price of the international air ticket from the country of origin is not included, and it is borne by each traveler. We remain available to clients in case they wish us to handle this issue from our agency.

– They can request prices of international flights, without the consultation requires any kind of commitment on the part of the traveler, who can acquire their international tickets where it suits you best, regardless of whether you make the tour with us or your optional extensions.

– Airport taxes are subject to revision until the moment of ticket issuance.

– In most countries of the world, hotels do not have triple rooms. In the case of wanting to sleep three people in the same room, the hotels include a portable bed in the double rooms, so from our agency we always recommend traveling in double or single rooms with supplement, for the convenience of travelers.

– The order of the visits could vary, if for organizational and logistics needs it was more advisable.

Cancellation fees:

– This trip is subject to special conditions of cancellation expenses on the total amount of the trip, in addition to being governed by the general conditions of the Law of Combined Travel.

– In case of hiring flights, once issued the air tickets can not be modified, nor canceled, so in case of cancellation, the costs are 100% of the air ticket, regardless of the expenses corresponding to the days of cancellation.

Reservations:

Reservation requests can be sent to our email address juanadrada@larutadelascivilizaciones.com, indicating the full name, as it appears in the passport, nationality, passport number, email and contact telephone number.

Information request:

It can be done by email to the previous address.

Calling by phone directly to our office in Alicante, Spain, where we will also answer questions: +34 965 162 742.

Rhythms and means of payment:

First reservation deposit:

650.00 euros per person as a first payment to confirm the place.
Payments for optional services:
35.00 euros per person, just in case you want to hire the Optional Cancellation Insurance.
The places available at this time are limited to 35 people, until next October 15, 2019. From there, the confirmation of new seats will depend on the availability in the hotels and flights that we have reserved for the circuit, and the price may to vary.

By deposit or bank transfer:

Bank Name: Banco Sabadell
Agency: Avenida Alfonso el Sabio, 14. 03004 Alicante. Spain
Swift: BSAB ESBB
Account no: 0081 1034 73 0001064010
IBAN: ES83 0081 1034 7300 0106 4010
Beneficiary: Juan Adrada Lozano – Travel the World.
Beneficiary Address: Virgen del Socorro, 13 – 6º right. 03002 Alicante. Spain.

And send the voucher by email.

In the case of having to make international transfers, many of our customers are lately using an online transfer system called TransferWise, which seems very cheap and effective. For more information you can access the website https://transferwise.com/es/. The page can be translated into many languages.

By credit card:

  • Providing full name of the cardholder, card number, expiration date and security code.
  • Charges on credit cards will have an increase of 2% of the total amount for bank charges.
  • We can not carry out operations with American Express cards.

Other payment systems:

We can not accept other payment systems, especially money transfers by Western Union or any other system that forces us to have to go collect the money personally in a street office.

Second payment:

It will be done by the same means, before January 10, 2020.
€ 600.00 per person as second payment.

Payments for optional services:
Full amount of 410.00 euros in case you want to hire the single room supplement.

Final payment:

Before April 8, 2020, forty-five days before departure, the final payment will be made for the amount missing, including airline tickets, airport taxes, extra transfers, optional excursions or any other service not included in the base price.

Payments in destination:

Tips for local guides: Estimated € 15.00 per person.
New lodging tax: € 4.00 per night per room.

Visa from Greece:

Travelers who need a visa to enter the country, are responsible for having their documentation in order before starting the trip, for which they must inform themselves about the necessary requirements by contacting personally the nearest Consulate to their place of residence. The passport must be valid for at least six months at the time of starting the trip.

The Path of Civilizations is a product of Viajes por el Mundo.
Virgen del Socorro, 13 – 6º Dcha. – 03002 Alicante – Spain

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