- Visit the fortress city of Mystras, with its captivating ruins of churches, libraries and palace.
- See the 'Treasury of Atreus' at Mycenae.
- Walk around the temple of Zeus, temple of Hera and the famous stadium of Olympia.
- Explore the famous sites at Delphi.
The Peloponnesian peninsula is the southernmost part of Greece and home to many of the most famous cities of ancient Hellas, including Mycenae, Corinth and Olympia. This tour visits the crucial sites of the Peloponnese and travels across millennia from Mycenaean times through to the Classical and Roman periods and into the Medieval age.
The Greek landscape, characterised by its mountain chains, gorges and jagged coastline, provides a spectacular backdrop to the history. The tour ends with the quintessential Pan-Hellenic site of Delphi.
WHY SHOULD I JOIN THIS GROUP TOUR?
For the expertise of Carolyn Perry, as well as the opportunity to travel with like-minded individuals to a region of Greece that offers a fascinating history.
"Carolyn Perry is excellent; well prepared, always smiling and ready to answer questions.", Greece Group tour with Carolyn.
Is this group tour suitable for solo travellers?
Our group tours are perfect for solo travellers, as travelling as part of an organised group in faraway places does provide security and peace of mind. We handle all the arrangements for you and there will be a local tour guide on hand throughout to provide advice and help if needed, as well as the expertise of a Tour Lecturer.
If you are willing to share, we will always do our best to match you up with another solo traveller of the same sex so that you do not have to pay for a single room.
If you would prefer the privacy of your own room and would like this guaranteed, then the single room price supplement will apply.
How fit do I need to be to join this tour?
You do not need to be particularly fit to participate, there are no long walks involved but there will be a certain number of stone steps and uneven surfaces.
What is the food like in Greece?
Greek cuisine offers a unique blend of Mediterranean flavours, representing a rich historical past.
From baked lamb with yoghurt to fresh vibrant salads - the Greeks live for lunch. The main food in Greece is characterised by the use of spices such as black pepper and Mediterranean herbs such as oregano, mint, basil and rosemary. In the cooking of meat and fish, chilli pepper and garlic is used to good effect. In true Greek style, take lunch at a local’s house to try homemade sheep's cheese (feta), made from traditional methods in the mountains and washed down with the local hooch, raki...not for the faint-hearted!
What will the weather be like in Greece in May?
Not excessively hot but the days should be clear and sunny. When travelling in mountainous areas the weather can vary.
For a detailed itinerary or to book your place on this tour, please contact us.