Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece

14
NIGHTS
Travel from early May to end of October

Thessaloniki, Meteora, Metsovo, Corfu

  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Your Choice of Hotel in Thessaloniki
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodations at Your Choice of Hotel in Meteora
  • 4 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Your Choice of Hotel in Metsovo
  • 4 Nights Luxury Accommodation at Your Choice of Hotel in Corfu
  • Explore Thessaloniki & its Local Delicacies
  • Discover Pella, Edessa, and Head to Naousa for Wine-Tasting
  • Transfer from Thessaloniki to Meteora with a Tour of Vergina and Palace of Aigai along the way
  • The Majestic Monasteries of Meteora
  • Hermit Caves Sunset Hiking Tour
  • Wild Truffle-Hunting
  • Tour of Zagori
  • Highlights of Corfu
  • Exciting Jeep Safari Off-Road Adventure
  • All Private Transfers
  • All Domestic Travel
  • Breakfast Daily
  • All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
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ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 1

Thessaloniki


Welcome to Thessaloniki, a bustling city exuding a zest for life with a rich cultural heritage, fabulous cuisine, and stunning scenery. From ancient archaeological sites to contemporary art exhibitions, you’ll be amazed by what’s on offer here. You will be picked up from Thessaloniki International Airport by your private driver and transferred to your luxury hotel. Spend your afternoon and evening enjoying a leisurely stroll along the scenic promenade or head up to the Eptapyrgio Castle to enjoy panoramic views over the city. Ask your Travel Advisor for recommendations of their favorite restaurants, cafes, and entertainment.

DAY 2

Explore Thessaloniki and its Local Delicacies


Meet your licensed English-speaking guide at the lobby of your hotel to begin your tour of Thessaloniki. Explore the rich tapestry of Greece’s 2nd largest city, a city steeped in multicultural influences and architectural marvels. Visit the Paleochristian church of Saint Demetrios, the patron saint of the city, before continuing to see the beautiful Monument of Rotunda and the famous Arch of Galerius. You will also see the iconic landmark of the city, the White Tower, and the statue of Alexander the Great. During your tour, you will also pass through Kapani Market, Thessaloniki’s oldest public market, where flavors and aromas come to life, and can taste local delicacies.

DAY 3

Discover Pella, Edessa, and Head to Naousa for Wine-Tasting


Your day begins with you heading to the archaeological site of Ancient Pella. The birthplace of Alexander the Great and the Ancient Kingdom of Macedonia, you will explore this historic site as you stroll around the vast symposium parlors and explore rooms with incredibly well-preserved mosaic floors, dating back to the 4th BC, and built by small natural pebbles, matched, and laid in portrayed scenes. From Pella, you will head to the magnificent city of Edessa, known as the “City of Water", where you will admire the breathtaking waterfall with its frothy rivers and over 47 bridges and charming little parks that all combined, create a fairytale-like feel to it. You will also have a unique wine tasting experience in Naousa at a local winery to sample the famous “Xinomavro” wine variety.

DAY 4

Transfer from Thessaloniki to Meteora with a Tour of Vergina and the Palace of Aigai along the way


Meet your driver and guide in the hotel lobby as you journey to Meteora today. En route, explore Vergina, Ancient Macedonia's first capital, and the 2,400-year-old Palace of Aigai, the largest surviving classical Greek building. Uncover the palace's history as the site where King Philip II was murdered, and a young Alexander the Great was crowned, altering history's course. Admire the palace's grandeur, with column-rimmed courtyards, worship spaces, and banquet halls adorned with marble and intricate mosaics. Learn of its significance and discover the nearby Royal Tombs of Vergina, showcasing treasures, jewelry, and the belongings of King Philip II. Later, head to Meteora, Greece's captivating region with Byzantine monasteries perched on suspended rock formations. Conclude your day with a traditional meal in Kalambaka or Kastraki. Seek recommendations from your travel advisor for further Meteora highlights.

DAY 5

The Majestic Monasteries of Meteora


Discover Meteora, a monument characterized as one of the “Treasures of the World” by UNESCO, and a breathtaking ongoing geological phenomenon, whose majestic rocks date back 60 million years ago. A visit to this vast complex of giant rock pillars with the monasteries offers one a truly unique experience, where nature’s grandeur in tandem with history and architecture has resulted in a truly surreal landscape like no other. You will visit two important and well-preserved monasteries and learn about the history of the first monks who inhabited them and see exquisite frescoes, icons, and religious treasures dating back to Byzantine times.

DAY 6

Hermit Caves Sunset Hiking Tour


Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Meteora as you embark on a one-of-a-kind sunset hiking tour to the historic Hermit Caves, which were once home to monks seeking spiritual seclusion, where an exploration of hidden treasures awaits. You will get to trek to the historic caves, through hills, and head up to the top of Agio Pnevma rock, where you will get to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the monasteries and rock formations that make Meteora so unique. You will also visit the intriguing monks' former prison and at the end, you will also head to one of the best spots to see the stunning sunset at Meteora.

DAY 7

Transfer from Meteora to Metsovo


Meet your driver and guide in the lobby of your hotel to head to Metsovo. Amphitheatrically built on the lush slopes of Pindos at a high altitude, this unique village has a diverse history, traditions, and customs and is a fantastic destination with amazing natural beauty, great hiking trails, ski slopes, and great wine. Enjoy the remainder of your day taking in the views from your hotel or exploring the traditional village. Please ask your Travel Advisor for further recommendations of their favorite things to do and see while in Metsovo.

DAY 8

Wild Truffle Hunting


Enjoy a pleasant stroll in the picturesque countryside today as you set out to gather fresh truffles in the woods. After collecting your truffles, you will head to a farmhouse where you will participate in a unique cooking class and learn how to make a series of truffle-based specialties such as pasta, potato-based dishes, egg-based dishes and even a truffle scented dessert. You will then enjoy your delicious truffle-based lunch, accompanied by local wine.

DAY 9

Day at Leisure


Enjoy your day at leisure soaking in the sun by your hotel’s pool or opt to embark on an exciting off-road jeep safari tour to the impressive Valia Calda region, where you’ll see high peaks, steep slopes, unbelievable colors and experience the wilderness of Valia Calda’s landscape. Alternatively, discover the gorgeous lake of Aoos’ springs with the mountaintops of Pindos surrounding it on a e-bike tour.

DAY 10

Tour of Zagori


Explore Zagori today, a cluster of traditional villages, built among the steep slopes of the limestone mountains and the deep river canyons surrounding them. Head to the picturesque valley of west Zagori, passing by Aristi, admiring the evolving landscape in the meantime. You will have a stop at scenic Kokkori Bridge and then get to visit Ovires Rogovo, natural pools in a narrow canyon, and then the village of Mikro Papigo. You will then head to central Zagori to take in the breathtaking views of Vikos Canyon.

DAY 11

Metsovo to Corfu


Meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel to head to Igoumenitsa Port for your ferry to Corfu. An island with a rich history seamlessly blends Venetian, English, French, and Russian influences all flourishing here and leaving their mark on the island. Meet your driver at Corfu Port to be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of your day either relaxing by your hotel’s pool or heading to the Old Town of Corfu. Please ask your travel advisor for further recommendations of their favorite things to do and see while on the island.

DAY 12

Highlights of Corfu


Explore some of the most important sites in Corfu and learn all about its long and unique history. Accompanied by your experienced guide you will begin your tour with a drive to Kanoni, where you will have the opportunity to admire the magical Mouse Island and the Monastery of Vlacherna. You will then continue to the Palace of Mon Repos, which was once the summer residence of the ex-Greek Royal Family and whose wild-natural park is an oasis of tall trees and shrubs. Your next stop will be the Heritage Old Town of Corfu. Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List as a fortified Mediterranean port town of high integrity and authenticity, where you will discover all the interesting sites like the Saint Spyridon Church, protector of the island, the charming narrow alleyways of the old Venetian town, the famous Esplanade which is one of the largest squares in Europe, and the elegant Liston.

DAY 13

Day at Leisure


Today is all about relaxing and enjoying the amenities of your hotel! Alternatively, you can embark on a unique tour to discover the ancient village of Old Perithia which remains something of an enigma as it’s the oldest permanently inhabited settlement in Corfu, dating back to the 14th century. The village with its cobbled streets and ancient stone mansions is surrounded by eight churches and in the scenic countryside.

DAY 14

Exciting Jeep Safari Off-Road Adventure


Embark on an exhilarating safari for a unique off-the-beaten-path experience, uncovering the hidden treasures of Corfu. Ascend to Mount Pantokratoras, where the island's most captivating panoramic views await, providing insights into local history. Traverse rugged roads, unveiling wild vegetation, and reaching the summit for a breathtaking panorama. Your off-road journey continues along secluded mountain paths, passing through the abandoned gem of old Sinies. Capture moments and stories in quaint villages before pausing for lunch in Palaia Perithia. Indulge in local flavors, wine, and warm Greek hospitality. Conclude your day with a scenic route through villages back to the port, creating enduring memories and an adventure that lingers in your heart.

DAY 15

Corfu to Athens


After breakfast, meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel for your transfer to Corfu Airport to catch a morning flight to Athens for your departure flight.

Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros
Claim your Bragging Rights in Greece package in Athens, Naxos, Paros

Electra Palace lives up to the philosophy of modern living and offers one an ideal and unforgettable experience. The hotel's unique architectural style towers over Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki's central square, and is a reference to the city's rich Byzantine history. With a classic chic design, it features a spa, a gym, a pool, and a rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy views over the iconic square. It is also located close to the most significant sights and monuments of Thessaloniki such as the White Tower, as well as the Archaeological and Byzantine Museum.

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Nestled in the heart of Thessaloniki, ON Residence stands as a 5* boutique hotel with an incredible seafront location. Blending classic elegance with modern furnishings and neutral tones, the hotel offers spacious and bright rooms and suites. Various room types include balconies and captivating sea views. Meticulously designed with a focus on detail, the hotel seamlessly brings back the glamour of high society while providing all modern amenities. Whether you're captivated by the stunning views of Thermaikos Gulf, enjoying renowned cuisine at the legendary Olympos Naoussa restaurant, exploring Tsimiski Street for shopping, feeling the vibrant energy of Aristotelous Square, or taking a stroll along the enchanting promenade to witness the sun setting over the sea, ON Residence ensures a memorable experience.

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The Excelsior hotel, which is located at the heart of Thessaloniki, offers a great choice of hotel services and facilities to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. Respective of the hotel's architecture it has been completed renovated in 2009 by Tornivoukas hotelier's family with the tradition in hospitality over 80 years. Situated in its original classic and glorious historical building, dating back to 1924. The Excelsior cherishes its past and at the same time gazes into the future, as one of the most prominent small luxury hotels in Europe.

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Extensively refurbished to convey a cool feeling of serenity City Hotel offers a relaxing hideaway in the city of Thessaloniki, near Aristotelous square, where natural and urban aesthetics are closely intertwined to provide an oasis of tranquil peacefulness a stone's throw away from the city's most renowned attractions, the white tower, Aristotelous square and the famous street of Tsimiski. This Eco-friendly urban nature design hotel offers a variety of distinctively adorned luxury rooms fitted with contemporary amenities and modern conveniences exuding a sense of nature and urban sophistication.

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Divani Meteora Hotel is a fully renovated luxury hotel located in the quaint village of Kalambaka, surrounded by the magnificent rock formations of Meteora and its amazing dramatic landscapes. All guestrooms and suites offer a blend of tranquility and elegance with a tasteful décor of muted shades against a cream background. The palatial hotel also boasts picturesque gardens, a swimming pool, spa, fully-equipped fitness center and a first-class restaurant serving an excellent cuisine of local and international dishes.

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Nestled amidst the breathtaking panoramic backdrop of Metsovo village and the unparalleled natural beauty of the Pindos landscape, the Grand Forest Hotel offers exceptionally comfortable and well-appointed luxury suites that extend 5-star hospitality year-round. These suites in Metsovo feature modern and inviting furnishings, soft hues, and wooden floors, creating a serene ambiance that embodies the discreet luxury and tranquility sought by visitors at the Grand Forest Metsovo.

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Since 1959, Katogi Averoff has cultivated Greece's highest-altitude mountain vineyards in Metsovo, providing distinctive wine-centric experiences that seamlessly blend wine, art, and hospitality. Nestled in the picturesque mountain village of Metsovo, the hotel resides in a traditionally constructed property. It features warmly decorated rooms and suites, each uniquely styled with earthy tones and dark wood furnishings, creating a distinctive and inviting atmosphere.

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Domes Miramare is an adults-only resort that features a brilliant fusion of minimal decoration inspired by the island’s character and a timeless architectural style. Located on the beachfront in Moraitika, the resort is only 30 minutes away fro the vibrant Corfu town. Soak up the Greek sun underneath the majestic, 20 meter-high palms and the centuries-old olive trees, relax with a spa treatment or by one of the pools or revel in the private beach by the Ionian sea.

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Located on the gorgeous Ionian coast of island Corfu, Ikos Dassia Resorts offers a seamless fusion of contemporary Mediterranean style and renowned Greek hospitality in a tranquil environment. Surrounded by aromatic woodland, this plush resort will charm you with panoramic views across the turquoise Ionian sea. , exceptional cuisine, service, and style. Twenty-five acres of lush greenery with its own beachfront setting ensures that every one of 411 rooms, suites and villas within the resort comes with the serene ambiance of Corfu and a view like no other.

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The Corfu Imperial Grecotel Exclusive Resort is a luxurious hideaway nestled in one of the most exclusive peninsulas in Corfu. It offers a wide array of accommodations including elegant Guestrooms and Bungalow Suites, Deluxe Sea View Suites & Dream Villas, and the impressive Palazzo Libro D’ Oro with a private pool. This idyllic oasis also boasts all-day waterfront dining with 7 restaurants and bars. First-class deluxe accommodations combine classic grandeur with savvy modern décor.

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Surrounded by exotic gardens, this idyllic luxury seaside resort is at the foot of the Kommeno peninsula. The main building has views of the pretty coastal villages and small islands that dot the Ionian Sea between Corfu and the Mainland. The bungalows are situated in gardens, resplendent with olive trees and tropical vegetation. Immerse yourself in the impressive pool area or relax with exotic cocktails at the swim-up bar. The pristine beach is inviting for water sports or leisurely swims while signature SPA treatments inspired by Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and love, will recharge your batteries and leave you refreshed and rejuvenated.

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Blending harmoniously with Corfu Town’s Venetian architecture, this 1823 townhouse was restored by the descendants of its original owner, Loukas Metaxas, and was named after the owner’s grandmother, Siora Vittoria. Refined nostalgia is everywhere, from the front door to Venetian-style furnishings like marble-topped tables, while high ceilings and original wooden beams are intact. The hotel has seven individually decorated double rooms and two plush suites, all with high ceilings and oak floors. Much of the furniture was designed in Milan exclusively for Siora Vittoria, infusing the place with Italian flair.

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3 Nights Rome Extension

Journey to Rome, the Eternal City, with its enchanting history that spans nearly three millennia. Stay three nights at one of our hand-selected luxury hotels as you experience Imperial Rome on your half-day tour of the city, including the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, Capitol Hill, and more. Spend your last day of leisure enjoying Italian food and wine or take an optional tour of Vatican City. Your three nights/four-day extension in Rome includes roundtrip airfare from Cairo to Rome, private transfers, hotel accommodations, private tours, and local assistance.

3 Nights Istanbul Extension

Travel to Istanbul, the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Spend three nights at one of our top selected luxury hotels, with spectacular views. Explore the Ottoman and Byzantine Relics of the city on a full-day tour, Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, the Hippodrome, and Topkapi Palace. Enjoy a day of leisure where you can experience the local culture or take a trip up the Bosphorous. Your three nights/four-day extension in Istanbul includes roundtrip airfare from Cairo to Istanbul, private transfers, hotel accommodations, private tours, and local assistance.

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Our journey was truly amazing! Everything went seamlessly, and we were happy knowing that you and the Travelive team were always there for us. The cuisine in Greece was superb, and the landscapes were breathtaking, creating an unforgettable experience!

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