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Global Philosophy Travel is proud to offer in-depth, specialized travel to Greece! Our travel agency focuses on travel to Europe including tours of Greece, Greek vacation packages for the independent traveler as well as special customized group tours of Greece. Whether you are the first time traveler to Greece or have traveled to Greece on numerous vacations, our Greece travel itineraries are sure to fit your interests and needs. From famous Greek cities to small, off-the-beaten-path villages, there's no better way to travel Greece than with the expert guidance of Global Philosophy Travel!

Sample Itineraries: (Remember, the sky is the limit for us! This is just an idea of what is possible. Cities, number of nights, islands, etc. can all be changed).

Travel Greece Idea 1: Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Crete

Fly into Athens and transfer to your hotel
2-Nights Athens
Half day sightseeing tour of Athens and her ruins
Wines of Greece excursion from Athens visiting two of the most prestigious wineries in Greece OR Greek Delicacies Private Cooking Lesson
Transfer to ferry dock or airport
3-Nights Mykonos
Half day sightseeing tour of Mykonos
Full day private sailing and swimming in the Mediterranean
Day at leisure
Transfer to ferry dock or airport
3-Nights Santorini
Half day sightseeing tour of Santorini
Optional scuba diving or snorkeling
Caldera at sunset sightseeing tour
Transfer to ferry dock or airport
3-Nights Crete
Half day sightseeing tour of Crete
Full day hiking at the beautiful Samaria Gorge
Day at leisure
Flight home from Crete

Travel Greece Idea 2 : Athens, Olympia, Delphi

Fly into Athens and transfer to your hotel
4-Nights Athens
Half day sightseeing tour of Athens and her ruins
Excursion to Kaisariani Monastery at the foot of Mt. Hymettos
Performance at the ancient Greek Amphitheater in Epidaurus
4x4 adventure to the mountains of Parnitha, Pendelo and Hymetus with lunch
Transfer to Olympia
1-Night Olympia
Half day sightseeing tour of ruins
Transfer to Delphi
1-Night Delphi
Tour the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios, the Museum and St. Lucas Monastery
Transfer to Athens
1-Night Athens
Saronic Gulf cruise
Flight home from Athens

Travel Greece Idea 3: Athens, Private Undiscovered Greek Isles Sailing

Fly into Athens and transfer to your hotel
1-Nights Athens
Half day sightseeing tour of Athens and her ruins
Transfer to Piraeus, the port of Athens to meet your skipper
Sail the Saronic Gulf along the coast of Cape Sounion to Attica
Sail to the Cyclades Islands visiting Kea, one of the most unspoiled retreats in the Mediterranean
Sail to Loutra on the Island of Kythnos for a spa treatment at the thermal spa resort; anchor at Kamarea
Sail to Spetses, one of the most remote of the Argo Saronic Islands. Swim in the crystal clear water or relax on one of the gorgeous, secluded beaches
Sail to Hydra, popular for its red tiled houses and charming stone alleyways
Sail to Poros, spending the day on this lush, green island
Return to Athens
1-Night Athens
Flight home from Athens

Travel Greece Idea 4 : Athens, Delphi, Kalambaka, Thessaloniki

Fly into Athens and transfer to your hotel
2-Nights Athens
Half day sightseeing tour of Athens and her ruins
Enjoy an evening performance at the original Parthenon Theatre (summer months)
Transfer to Northern Greece to join a tour of this fascinating area
Drive to Delphi through Levadia and Arachova, known for its hand woven carpets, quilts, red wine and cheese
Drive by the Central Greece towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala to Kalambaka. Visit the breathtaking Byzantine Monasteries at Meteora; these unique monasteries cling to the tops of sky scraper-like rocks and are an unbelievable sight!
Drive by Trikala and Larissa to visit the famous, sacred Macedonian town of Dion in the foothills of Mount Olympus
Continue to Thessaloniki, the largest town in Northern Greece
Drive through Amphipolis to Philippi. Visit the ruins of the Acropolis, the Market Place, theater and the Forum
Drive to Pella, Alexander the Great's capital for a visit. Its main treasures are a series of pebble mosaics. Continue to Vergina to visit the tomb of King Philip II and those of the other members of the Royal family
Return to Athens
1-Night Athens
Flight home from Athens

Customize Your Greek Islands:

Combine a stay at any of the following islands for a truly unforgettable Greece experience!

Santorini
Mykonos
Rhodes
Crete
Corfu
Ios
Paros
Kos

Customize Your Greece Travel:

The Wines of Greece: Discover the unknown world of Greek wines as you visit two of the most prestigious wineries in Athens. Enjoy a specially arranged tasting of four different Greek wines. Afterwards, delight in a traditional Greek lunch concluding with a tasting of ‘ouzo,’ the famous Greek distilled liqueur.

Kaisariani Monastery: Located just outside of Athens at the foot of Mt. Hymettos, the Kaisariani Monastery dates back to the 11th century. Built over many centuries, it’s one of the most important architectural sites in all of Greece. During your guided visit, discover the hidden treasures and fascinating history which lie beyond its gates.

Athens by Helicopter: After visiting Athens on foot, it is time to enjoy some aerial views of Athens during this forty-minute private helicopter tour. Fly over the Acropolis and surrounding monuments before hovering above the coast of Athens and Cape Sounion.

Greek Delicacies – Private Cooking Class: Spend some time learning about the secrets of Greek cuisine as a professional chef leads you through centuries of culinary traditions. Tie on your apron and assist in preparing several popular dishes. After class, enjoy a specially prepared lunch and wine tasting!

Sailing and Swimming in the Mediterranean: Enjoy a full day on a private sailboat in the glistening Mediterranean sea. Once anchored in a secluded bay, you will have plenty of time for swimming, sunbathing and a special lunch served on board.

Under the Parthenon Moonlight: Bask in the glory of Ancient Greece as you enjoy an unforgettable performance at the original Parthenon theater. Opera, Ballet and musical concerts are performed every evening in the summer months.

Ancient Greek Tragedies: Greek Tragedies are as much a part of Greece as feta cheese and breathtaking islands. Cap off your stay in Athens with a visit to the most beautiful and incredibly preserved ancient Greek Amphitheater in Epidaurus where you will watch an Ancient Greek Tragedy performance.

Greek Cuisine: A perfect introduction to the cuisine of Greece, this experience will begin with a visit to the traditional food markets and include tastings of traditional Greek culinary delights.

The Mountains of Attica on a 4x4: Visit the mountains of Parnitha, Pendeli and Hymetus that surround Athens on a 4x4 vehicle and be rewarded with spectacular views of Athens and the Mediterranean. A traditional Greek lunch is included.

Panoramic Athens: Panoramic tour of Athens, highlighted by a visit to the Acropolis and its adjoining museum.

Plains of Argolis: Full-day excursion along the Saronic Gulf via the Corinth Canal with stops in Mycenae, Nauplion and Epidaurus. Lunch will be included at a local restaurant.

Cape Sounion: Excursion to scenic Cape Sounion, passing some of Greece’s most beautiful beaches to the Southern tip of Attica to view the pillars of Poseidon’s Temple.

Athens Museums Tour: Venture beyond the ancient and visit the renowned Benaki, Byzantine and the Lalaounis Jewelery Museums.

Greek Island Tours: See more of the local culture, history and the natural beauty of the islands with a private guided tour of Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini, Crete or Corfu.

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