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Athens in 9 Days
October 31, 2012
As a gateway to Grecian culture, the contemporary hotels of this historically famous metropolis are a magnificent experience. Discover a land of traditional Grecian aesthetics and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Luxuriate in a gentle sun, flower-laden countryside and lapis blue Aegean tides.
•Day 1: Fly to Athens.
•Day 2: Get acquainted with the city on a panoramic tour, including the Acropolis, Constitution Square Temple of Zeus and Monastiraki. Later, enjoy traditional Greek food in a local tavern.
•Day 3: See the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion or visit the Saronic islands of Hydra, Aegina and Poros.
•Day 4: Shop till you drop in the upscale district of Kolonaki. Take the funicular up Mt. Lycabettus for a panoramic view of Athens.
•Day 5: Fly to Messinia in the Pelopponese for your stay at Costa Navarino.
•Day 6: Arrange a visit to Methoni Castle just south of Costa Navarino.
•Day 7: Don’t miss sampling Kalamata olives and olive oil in the artisan shops.
•Day 8: Enjoy some beach time or a round of golf.
•Day 9: Return home.