Thursday, 25th October | We meet at the airport at 1.15am for our direct flight to Thessaloniki departing at 03.15am. We arrive at 5.50am in the capital city of Northern Greece, the second most important city after Athens. We are transferred to Hotel Capsis in Thessaloniki, and on arrival, we are given a buffet breakfast. Since rooms are normally give at noon, we leave our luggage in the hotel and go on an optional panoramic tour of Thessaloniki which includes the Galerian complex-Rotonda triumphal arch, via Egnatia with the medieval churches, the holocaust monument and the port of Thessaloniki, and the symbol of the city - the white tower. We will do 3 stopovers - the city walls, the trigonion tower with the panorama of the city and the Basilica of St. Demetrius from the 5th century A.D. with the roman bath below. The rest of the day is free for personal sightseeing and to discover Thessaloniki. Optional dinner at hotel.

Friday, 26th October | Today we go on a full day optional excursion to Kavala and Philippi. One of the most beautiful routes in the country will take us from Thessaloniki and along the lakes to Philippi, the first roman city of Europe that heard the word of Jesus from the mouth of St. Paul. The Basilica, the agora, the famous theatre and the Baptistery of Lydia the first Christian lady in Europe are the most interesting sites. Then we will continue to Kavala, the capital of the county with the medieval castle and the traditional part of Panagia. One of the squares of the city boasts incredible buildings like the 2 town halls and the catholic monastery of the Lazaristes. Optional dinner at hotel.

Saturday, 27th October | An early start to the day, taking us towards Meteora and Kalambaka on this optional full day excursion. The otherworldly rocks of Meteora give the opportunity to the visitors to combine nature with religious and archeological interests since the 6 monasteries that survive are masterpieces of the 12th century until the 18th century A.D. Frescoes and icons, everyday life of a monastery, together with the small museums, allow the visitor to feel the serenity of the monastic life. Kalambaka, the town at the foot of the rocks with the monasteries, is a charming little town facing those milestones of the Orthodox Church. Optional dinner at hotel.

Sunday, 28th October | We start our last day with an optional excursion to Dion and Mount Olympus. The religious center of the ancient Macedonias Dion stands at the foot of the mountain of the Ancient Olympian Gods. Mt Olympus with an altitude of 2.917 m will be the target of the tour with the temples, the villas, the streets, and the roman baths. The museum can boast the oldest organ in the world the famous hydravlis. The walk to Mt Olympus will lead us to the springs of Litohoro the beautiful village which is the ’’ gate’’ to the spectacular mountain. We later return to our hotel. (We check out of our rooms at noon so we suggest you take out your luggage in the morning or speak to your leader for possible arrangements to keep rooms till the evening). We enjoy our last night before we go to the airport for our return flight departing at 01.55am early Monday morning and arriving in Malta at 2.30am, early Monday morning.

  • Tour Dates:
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    25 Oct 19 - 28 Oct 19  

  • Tour Prices
    (25 Oct - 28 Oct) per person

    Adult in Triple €389

    Adult in Double €399

    Adult in Single €499

    Child sharing €339

    Half Board €60

    Air Malta direct return flights to Thessaloniki
    3 nights accommodation in Hotel Capsis **** in Thessaloniki
    4 buffet breakfasts
    Return airport transfers
    Services of tour leader
    Airport Taxes (city tax not included)
    Insolvency Fund

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  • Other Prices: per person


    All Excursions Adult €170

    Dion/Mount Olympus €49

    Ins Basic 76 - 80 yrs inc exc €51

    Ins Std 70 - 75 yrs inv exc wa €46

    Ins Std Adult inc exc waiver €28

    Ins Std Chd till 16 yrs inc ex €19

    Kavala/Philippi €49

    Meteora/Kalampaka €59

    Thessaloniki City Tour €35


    All Excursions €85

    Dion/Mount Olympus €25

    Kavala/Philippi €25

    Meteora/Kalampaka €30

    Thessaloniki City Tour €18