OVERVIEW

Journey to the heart of Greece on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea on the Explore Athens tour! Your journey will take you to some of the most iconic ancient architecture features in the world as you explore the Acropolis and the ruins of the Temple of Zeus before taking either a day trip to ancient Corinth or enjoying a relaxing Greek Island day cruise. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t want to miss!

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

DAY 2: PARLIAMENT SQUARE / NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM / MT. LYCABETTUS

  • After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer by coach to your hotel.
  • Parliament Building & Changing of the Guard
  • National Archeological Museum
  • Dinner

Tonight your group may opt for an evening stroll up Mount Lycabettus for a great view of Athens!

DAY 3: AREOPAGUS HILL / ANCIENT AGORA / ACROPOLIS / LOCAL MARKET

  • Breakfast
  • Areopagus Hill (Mars Hill)
  • Ancient Agora
  • Lunch
  • Acropolis: Temple of Athena, Parthenon, Theatre of Dionysus, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Shopping at the Monastiraki Flea Market or The Central Market
  • Dinner

* Tonight your group may opt to return to the Agora area for a night view of the Acropolis!

DAY 4: ATTEND A LOCAL CHURCH / PLAKA DISTRICT / TEMPLE OF OLYMPIAN ZEUS AREA

  • Breakfast
  • Attend a local church
  • Lunch
  • Arch of Hadrian, the ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the site of the first modern Olympic Games.
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Shopping in the Plaka district
  • Dinner*

* Tonight your group may opt to attend a traditional dance or theater performance – ask for prices!

DAY 5: DAY TRIP

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  • OPTION 1:
  • Ancient Corinth & Loutra Oraias Elenis (A beach, named after its most famous visitor, Helen of Troy!)
  • OPTION 2:
  • Greek Island Day Cruise

DAY 6: TRAVEL DAY

STAY LONGER?

  • Add 2-3 days, and visit the famous Meteora Monastery region, Thessaloniki, or do a Greek Islands Cruise!

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WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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