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Program #21647RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Oct 5 — Oct 17, 2015

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Day One: Monday, October 05 - Departures
In Transit: Depart US/Canada on international overnight flight.

Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Metropolitan Hotel, with its unique cosmopolitan atmosphere, combines traditional hospitality and luxury in central Athens. With a view to both the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea, the fully renovated Metropolitan Hotel is ideally situated in front of the Faleron Olympic Coastal Park. It is only 10 minutes away from Syntagma square, the center of Athens and the port of Piraeus.

Contact info:
Leoforos Syngrou 385
Athens, 175-64 Greece
phone: +30 210 947 1000
web: www.chandris.gr

Room amenities: Each room has individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, high speed Internet connection, radio, mini bar, hair dryer, safe box, and laptop and fax machine outlets.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, gift shop, fitness center, marble steam bath, outdoor heated swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access in lobby, and a hairdresser.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, October 06 - Welcome
Morning: Arrival in Athens International Airport (ATH). Meet group outside of customs. Transfer to hotel.

Afternoon: Settle in at the hotel. We gather in the hotel lobby at 6:00 PM for a welcome orientation to the program.

Dinner: Dinner in the hotel dining room.

Lodging: Metropolitan Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Metropolitan Hotel, with its unique cosmopolitan atmosphere, combines traditional hospitality and luxury in central Athens. With a view to both the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea, the fully renovated Metropolitan Hotel is ideally situated in front of the Faleron Olympic Coastal Park. It is only 10 minutes away from Syntagma square, the center of Athens and the port of Piraeus.

Contact info:
Leoforos Syngrou 385
Athens, 175-64 Greece
phone: +30 210 947 1000
web: www.chandris.gr

Room amenities: Each room has individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, high speed Internet connection, radio, mini bar, hair dryer, safe box, and laptop and fax machine outlets.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, gift shop, fitness center, marble steam bath, outdoor heated swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access in lobby, and a hairdresser.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, October 07 - Athens, Greece
Note: Heavy walking for one or more hours over uneven terrain, with multiple uphill segments.

Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: A guided excursion through the ancient citadel of Athens, the Acropolis. Built during Athens' Golden Age between 447-438BC under the orders of the great statesman Pericles, the Acropolis represents the magnificent achievements of Athenian culture during this remarkable era. Next, we will explore the long anticipated $200-million, 226,000-square-foot Acropolis Museum. In the dramatic Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis, ascending floors of glass literally “float” you above the excavations for an extraordinary perspective of the layers of Greek history that lie below.

Lunch: Lunch at a local taverna.

Afternoon: Delve deeper into your surroundings by attending a lecture which will focus on the impact of geography in the evolution of local culture. Free time for independent exploration of Athens.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Lodging: Metropolitan Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Apollonia is located in the modern city of Delphi. Built in the local traditional style of wood and stone and equipped with modern facilities, this unique hotel ensures a luxurious and pleasant stay. It is within driving distance of the archaeological site of ancient Delphi and has a majestic view of the Corinthian Gulf.

Contact info:
37-39 Ifigenias and Syngrou Street
Delphi, 33054 Greece
phone: +30 22650 82919
web: www.hotelapollonia.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, mini bar, safe, wireless Internet access (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, lounge, fax machine and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Thursday, October 08 - Delphi, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Sit back and relax and enjoy a coach ride through the countryside to the site of the most venerated oracle of the ancient Greek world -- Delphi. Enjoy a guided visit to the wonderful Museum of Delphi where some of the best known sculptures of the ancient world are exhibited.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Explore the archaeological site of Delphi. Located on the slopes of Mr. Parnassus, it offers breathtaking views of the mountains and valley below.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Apollonia Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The four-star Hotel Antonios is located within walking distance of the town center and about two miles from Olympia's Archaeology Museum and the most famous archaeology site in Greece -- Ancient Olympia. Recently renovated, it offers a pleasing balance of luxury and simplicity.

Contact info:
270 65 Ancient Olympia
Ilia, Greece
phone: +30 26240 22547
web: www.hotelantonios.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a mini-bar, hair dryer, telephone, TV, room service, free wireless Internet, and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Friday, October 09 - Olympia, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: After breakfast enjoy a coach ride along the southern part of central Greece across the Gulf of Corinth on the Rio–Antirrio bridge to the southernmost region of continental Greece, the peninsula of Peloponnese. The holiest sanctuary of the ancient Greeks is located here in Olympia. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia to view unique sculptures and objects of worship from antiquity.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: This afternoon's excursion will focus on the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, site of the Olympic Games from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. Visit the ruins of the gymnasium where the athletes trained and the stadium where they competed quadrennially during the sacred games. Next explore the ruins of the temples of Hera and Zeus, the latter once housed a statue of the "Father of Gods and men" and was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Antonios

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The 4-star Amalia Hotel is a five minute drive from the town center and walking distance to the ruins of Ancient Tiryns. This neoclassical hotel offers 170 luxurious guest rooms and is surrounded by spacious gardens.

Contact info:
Amalias st., N.Tiryns, 21 100
Nauplia, Greece
phone: +30 2752 024 400
web: www.amaliahotelnafplio.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, hair dryer, telephone, TV, safe box, free wireless Internet and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, a bar, swimming pool, lounge, currency exchange, free WIFI Internet access throughout the hotel, laundry service and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Saturday, October 10 - Nauplia, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Drive through the beautiful mountainous Arcadia, the heart of Peloponnese, to the region of Argolis on the east coast. The morning will be dedicated to exploring the great Mycenaean culture that flourished in this area, known as the Argolid Plain, between 1600-1300BC. At its heart is the ancient city of Mycenae, reputedly the capital of Agamemnon and the "well-built citadel" of Homer's Iliad.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own in Mycenae.

Afternoon: After lunch, arrive in the elegant town of Nauplia. After checking-in at the hotel, enjoy a lecture on Mycenaean Civilization and its influence on the Ancient World.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Amalia Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Metropolitan Hotel, with its unique cosmopolitan atmosphere, combines traditional hospitality and luxury in central Athens. With a view to both the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea, the fully renovated Metropolitan Hotel is ideally situated in front of the Faleron Olympic Coastal Park. It is only 10 minutes away from Syntagma square, the center of Athens and the port of Piraeus.

Contact info:
Leoforos Syngrou 385
Athens, 175-64 Greece
phone: +30 210 947 1000
web: www.chandris.gr

Room amenities: Each room has individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, high speed Internet connection, radio, mini bar, hair dryer, safe box, and laptop and fax machine outlets.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, gift shop, fitness center, marble steam bath, outdoor heated swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access in lobby, and a hairdresser.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Seven: Sunday, October 11 - Nauplia / Athens
Note: The excursion to Asklepion involves strenuous walking.

Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Discover Epidaurus -- sacred to Asclepios, the god of medicine -- and once the most acclaimed healing center of the classical world. Visit its theatre, one of the best preserved of all ancient Greek theatres.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Following lunch, coach to Athens for an early afternoon check-in at the hotel. Free time to relax or for independent exploration.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Metropolitan Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Fully refurbished in 2005, the M/V Louis Olympia is a beautiful vessel that specailizes in high quality cruising in the southeastern Mediterranean. It is proud of its Hellenic identity and is committed to giving its passengers an authentic Greek cruise experience.

Ship Information: Tonnage: 37,584 Length: 214.88 m Breadth: 28.4 m Cruising Speed: 19 knots Passenger Decks: 10 Total Outside Staterooms: 418 Total Inside Staterooms: 306 Elevators: 7 Stabilizers: YES Electric Current: 110v Classification Society: DNV

Contact info:
25, Akti Miaouli str,
18535, Piraeus, Greece
phone: +30 21045 83499
web: www.louiscruises.com

Room amenities: All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and personal safe. Shampoo, bath and shower gel, soap, and shower cap are provided. Your cabin steward is always available. Cabins and suites are equipped with 110v shaver outlets and 220v "European" two-round pin outlet; please pack an adaptor. Hair dryers are provided in your cabin and electric rollers, curling irons, electric shavers and other small appliances can be used in your cabin. For safety reasons, travel irons are not allowed.

Facility amenities: Dining: The M/V Louis Olympia offers several dining options. The Aegean Restaurant (Deck 4) serves à lá carte meals in a relaxed, yet elegant atmosphere. The Leda and Aura casual dining areas are located adjacent to the swimming pool on Deck 9 and offer buffet-style meals where passengers have the choice of eating under the deck's canopy or poolside. Additionally, the ship boasts 5 bars and 4 lounges. *Meals are served with complimentary tap water and coffee/tea. Drinks can be purchased individually or as part of a "drinks package" which can be purchased at the beginning of the cruise. Special Diets: Please advise at the time of booking of any special dietary requirements. The ship can usually meet most general requests such as those made with an air carrier; however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Services: 2 outdoor pools, library, jacuzzi, gym, massage and beauty treatment rooms, duty-free shops, casino, night club, elevators, photo and video services; Internet center (open 24 hours per day; charge of 15 Euro/hour applies); medical center; laundry and pressing services.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Monday, October 12 - Embark the M/V Louis Olympia / Mykonos, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: It is a brief drive from the hotel to Piraeus where your 'floating hotel' awaits.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: In the late afternoon, the ship will arrive in the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos. Enjoy a guided walk with your Road Scholar Group Leader followed by free time.

Dinner: Dinner on board or explore local fare on your own.

Lodging: M/V Louis Olympia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Fully refurbished in 2005, the M/V Louis Olympia is a beautiful vessel that specailizes in high quality cruising in the southeastern Mediterranean. It is proud of its Hellenic identity and is committed to giving its passengers an authentic Greek cruise experience.

Ship Information: Tonnage: 37,584 Length: 214.88 m Breadth: 28.4 m Cruising Speed: 19 knots Passenger Decks: 10 Total Outside Staterooms: 418 Total Inside Staterooms: 306 Elevators: 7 Stabilizers: YES Electric Current: 110v Classification Society: DNV

Contact info:
25, Akti Miaouli str,
18535, Piraeus, Greece
phone: +30 21045 83499
web: www.louiscruises.com

Room amenities: All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and personal safe. Shampoo, bath and shower gel, soap, and shower cap are provided. Your cabin steward is always available. Cabins and suites are equipped with 110v shaver outlets and 220v "European" two-round pin outlet; please pack an adaptor. Hair dryers are provided in your cabin and electric rollers, curling irons, electric shavers and other small appliances can be used in your cabin. For safety reasons, travel irons are not allowed.

Facility amenities: Dining: The M/V Louis Olympia offers several dining options. The Aegean Restaurant (Deck 4) serves à lá carte meals in a relaxed, yet elegant atmosphere. The Leda and Aura casual dining areas are located adjacent to the swimming pool on Deck 9 and offer buffet-style meals where passengers have the choice of eating under the deck's canopy or poolside. Additionally, the ship boasts 5 bars and 4 lounges. *Meals are served with complimentary tap water and coffee/tea. Drinks can be purchased individually or as part of a "drinks package" which can be purchased at the beginning of the cruise. Special Diets: Please advise at the time of booking of any special dietary requirements. The ship can usually meet most general requests such as those made with an air carrier; however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Services: 2 outdoor pools, library, jacuzzi, gym, massage and beauty treatment rooms, duty-free shops, casino, night club, elevators, photo and video services; Internet center (open 24 hours per day; charge of 15 Euro/hour applies); medical center; laundry and pressing services.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Tuesday, October 13 - Kusadasi, Turkey / Patmos, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Upon arrival in Kusadasi, we will transfer to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the largest and best preserved ancient cities in the world. The cosmopolitan city of Ephesus was, in its heyday, on par with Athens and Rome.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: From the port of Patmos, stroll quaint alleys to the Monastery of St. John the Evangelist, founded in 1088 by St. Christodoulos to commemorate the saint who was banished here in AD95 by the Roman Emperor Domitian. It was in a cave, now known as the Cave of the Apocalypse, that St. John wrote the Book of Revelation. Explore the Byzantine Church of St. John and the small museum with its marvelous collection of religious treasures.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: M/V Louis Olympia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Fully refurbished in 2005, the M/V Louis Olympia is a beautiful vessel that specailizes in high quality cruising in the southeastern Mediterranean. It is proud of its Hellenic identity and is committed to giving its passengers an authentic Greek cruise experience.

Ship Information: Tonnage: 37,584 Length: 214.88 m Breadth: 28.4 m Cruising Speed: 19 knots Passenger Decks: 10 Total Outside Staterooms: 418 Total Inside Staterooms: 306 Elevators: 7 Stabilizers: YES Electric Current: 110v Classification Society: DNV

Contact info:
25, Akti Miaouli str,
18535, Piraeus, Greece
phone: +30 21045 83499
web: www.louiscruises.com

Room amenities: All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and personal safe. Shampoo, bath and shower gel, soap, and shower cap are provided. Your cabin steward is always available. Cabins and suites are equipped with 110v shaver outlets and 220v "European" two-round pin outlet; please pack an adaptor. Hair dryers are provided in your cabin and electric rollers, curling irons, electric shavers and other small appliances can be used in your cabin. For safety reasons, travel irons are not allowed.

Facility amenities: Dining: The M/V Louis Olympia offers several dining options. The Aegean Restaurant (Deck 4) serves à lá carte meals in a relaxed, yet elegant atmosphere. The Leda and Aura casual dining areas are located adjacent to the swimming pool on Deck 9 and offer buffet-style meals where passengers have the choice of eating under the deck's canopy or poolside. Additionally, the ship boasts 5 bars and 4 lounges. *Meals are served with complimentary tap water and coffee/tea. Drinks can be purchased individually or as part of a "drinks package" which can be purchased at the beginning of the cruise. Special Diets: Please advise at the time of booking of any special dietary requirements. The ship can usually meet most general requests such as those made with an air carrier; however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Services: 2 outdoor pools, library, jacuzzi, gym, massage and beauty treatment rooms, duty-free shops, casino, night club, elevators, photo and video services; Internet center (open 24 hours per day; charge of 15 Euro/hour applies); medical center; laundry and pressing services.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Ten: Wednesday, October 14 - Rhodes, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Enjoy a 30-mile drive passing picturesque villages and splendid landscapes to arrive at the Acropolis at Lindos. This Doric town rose in power reaching its heyday in the 6th century BC. It continued to thrive into the middle ages. We’ll walk to the Acropolis, surrounded by the contrasting 12th-century crusader fortifications, clinging to the rocks above the village. From Lindos, coach to the old city of Rhodes to walk along the Street of the Knights.

Lunch: Lunch on board or explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Free afternoon to continue to explore Rhodes.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: M/V Louis Olympia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Fully refurbished in 2005, the M/V Louis Olympia is a beautiful vessel that specailizes in high quality cruising in the southeastern Mediterranean. It is proud of its Hellenic identity and is committed to giving its passengers an authentic Greek cruise experience.

Ship Information: Tonnage: 37,584 Length: 214.88 m Breadth: 28.4 m Cruising Speed: 19 knots Passenger Decks: 10 Total Outside Staterooms: 418 Total Inside Staterooms: 306 Elevators: 7 Stabilizers: YES Electric Current: 110v Classification Society: DNV

Contact info:
25, Akti Miaouli str,
18535, Piraeus, Greece
phone: +30 21045 83499
web: www.louiscruises.com

Room amenities: All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and personal safe. Shampoo, bath and shower gel, soap, and shower cap are provided. Your cabin steward is always available. Cabins and suites are equipped with 110v shaver outlets and 220v "European" two-round pin outlet; please pack an adaptor. Hair dryers are provided in your cabin and electric rollers, curling irons, electric shavers and other small appliances can be used in your cabin. For safety reasons, travel irons are not allowed.

Facility amenities: Dining: The M/V Louis Olympia offers several dining options. The Aegean Restaurant (Deck 4) serves à lá carte meals in a relaxed, yet elegant atmosphere. The Leda and Aura casual dining areas are located adjacent to the swimming pool on Deck 9 and offer buffet-style meals where passengers have the choice of eating under the deck's canopy or poolside. Additionally, the ship boasts 5 bars and 4 lounges. *Meals are served with complimentary tap water and coffee/tea. Drinks can be purchased individually or as part of a "drinks package" which can be purchased at the beginning of the cruise. Special Diets: Please advise at the time of booking of any special dietary requirements. The ship can usually meet most general requests such as those made with an air carrier; however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Services: 2 outdoor pools, library, jacuzzi, gym, massage and beauty treatment rooms, duty-free shops, casino, night club, elevators, photo and video services; Internet center (open 24 hours per day; charge of 15 Euro/hour applies); medical center; laundry and pressing services.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eleven: Thursday, October 15 - Heraklion, Crete / Santorini
Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: The morning is dedicated to the Minoan site of Knossos. The heyday of Minoan civilization (2000-1600BC) was marked by the construction of great palaces, the best known of which is Knossos. Excavations were begun in 1899 by the British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans, who controversially “restored” the palace with his own eccentric ideas of Minoan interior design.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: One of the Aegean’s most spectacular sights, the cliffs of Santorini rise from a great half-moon caldera -- all that is left of the formerly circular island once called Strongyle. From port, coach to the monastery of Prophet Ilias for a breathtaking view of the Sea of Crete. Enjoy the ride as you travel through small traditional villages to arrive at Oia, a village of whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches and tavernas carved in the cliffs. Wealthy sea captains built the pastel-colored mansions that now are home to cafés, boutiques and art galleries. From every direction the views are breathtaking.

Dinner: Farewell dinner on board.

Lodging: M/V Louis Olympia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Metropolitan Hotel, with its unique cosmopolitan atmosphere, combines traditional hospitality and luxury in central Athens. With a view to both the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea, the fully renovated Metropolitan Hotel is ideally situated in front of the Faleron Olympic Coastal Park. It is only 10 minutes away from Syntagma square, the center of Athens and the port of Piraeus.

Contact info:
Leoforos Syngrou 385
Athens, 175-64 Greece
phone: +30 210 947 1000
web: www.chandris.gr

Room amenities: Each room has individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, high speed Internet connection, radio, mini bar, hair dryer, safe box, and laptop and fax machine outlets.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, gift shop, fitness center, marble steam bath, outdoor heated swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access in lobby, and a hairdresser.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Twelve: Friday, October 16 - Disembark / Athens, Greece
Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Disembark and transfer to the Metropolitan Hotel. Free day for independent exploration of Athens.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Continuation of free time.

Dinner: Farewell dinner in the hotel dining room.

Lodging: Metropolitan Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Saturday, October 17 - Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Transfer to Athens International Airport (ATH) for departures.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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