Admire the highlights of the city, including a visit to the historical rock of the Acropolis, and take a cruise through the unique Corinth Canal on this combination excursion. Leave the port of Piraeus in your motor coach and enjoy a panoramic drive into the heart of Athens. Arrive at the Acropolis for a breathtaking view of antiquity as you look upwards, towards the marvelous structure of the Parthenon.
Climb up the pathway and steps leading through the massive Propylaia onto the rock of the Acropolis. Relive the ‘glory that was Greece’ and view the Parthenon, the delicate temple of the Wingless Victory and the Erectheion. See magnificent views of the entire city of Athens at your feet. Relax on a panoramic tour out of the city. Pass the Temple of Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium, the House of Parliament, Constitution Sq., the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, the National Academy, the Library, University and the Presidential Megaron.
Depart the city and travel towards the village of Isthmia. Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine for lunch in a local restaurant before driving to nearby Corinth canal. Embark on a boat to sail along the canal that measures only 3.7 miles long, 63 feet wide and has sloping sides reaching 173 feet. Enjoy a refreshment on the deck during your crossing. Spend some free time afterwards for you to take photos of this remarkable canal and shop for souvenirs.