In Attica the sun shines almost all year round, it is known for its
vineyards, its Retsina wine and its lively people. It is the birthplace
of democracy and the rich Athenian culture. You can visit the capital
of Greece, Athens, and some of Greece’s most ancient monuments
and art works.
The area is decorated with beautiful beaches, crystal clear water and
offers easy access to the many nearby islands. There is so much to see,
you will definitely find Attica fascinating!
Day 1: Italy- Greece Boarding-
The ferry departs in the evening. Overnight stay on board.
Day 2: Patras-Delphi (approx. 120km)
In the morning you arrive in Patras and continue by coach to Delphi, home of the famous Sanctuary of Apollo and to the ancient oracle. Your journey there takes you over Rion-Antirion, through a mountainous landscape. Your hotel for the night is in the are of Delphi.
Day 3: Delphi (approx. 150km)
Your day beginns with a visit of the fascinating archaeological site of Delphi. Among others you see the Theatre, the impressive Stadium, the Treasury, the Tholos and the the Kastallia Springs.In the museum you can visit the marvoulous statue of the chariotteer Eniochos. You enjoy your lunch in Arachova, a beautiful village in the Parnassos mountain range and from there to your hotel.
Days 4-6: Free
You can enjoy the next few days as you wish. You can stay in your hotel and relax on the beach or get to know the surrounding area, its traditions and culture a bit more. Here are our suggestions:
City tour of Athens The vibrant capital that never sleeps! The combination of Ancient and Modern Greece create an amazing atmosphere. You can visit the famous Akropolis with the Parthenon, the Erechtion and the Museum and also the Parlament, the Systnagma-Square, the National Archaeological Museum, the Olympia-Stadium and of course the beautiful old town of Plaka are a must!
B) Day-Cruise to the Saronic islands
Catch the ferry from Piraeus and visit the nearby picturesque islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra with their beautiful architecture and landscapes.
Each one is unique!
C) Cape Sounion (approx. 180km)
After a lovely journey through the wine-cultivations of Attica around Spata, Markopoulo and Koropi, where the Retsina-wine is produced, you reach Cape Sounion, the south-most end of the Attical peninsula which spreads out into the Aegean Sea. You can visit the Temple of Poseidon and enjoy a fascinating sunset!
Day 7: Athens-Mykenae-Epidavros- Patras (approx. 300km)
As your return trip beginns it is impossible to leave without visiting Mykene and Epidavros. You leave the hotel and journey over the Corinthian Channel to the Peloponese. You visit Mykenae, known worldwide especially for the Lion Gate and Epidavros, the ancient theatre with the amazing acustics. From here you continue to Patras to board the ferry for Italy
Day 8: Arrival in Italy -Journey home
The ferry trip from Patras to Ancona is an unforgettable experience. The ships are fully equipped with modern facilities to ensure a pleasurable journey. Swimming pools, restaurants, bars, discos, casinos, sun-decks, shops, comfortable, modern cabins and of course air-conditioning throughout the ship. Enjoy a relaxing and secure journey over the Adriatic.
Departure also possible from Bari/Brindisi/Venice