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Southern Italy and Greece with cruise, with Globus

19 day tour from $5799 per person share twin
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Oct 19 by 4pm

 
SAVE $2200 PER COUPLE

19 day tour from
$5799
per person share twinFlights are additional

Southern Italy and Greece with cruise, with Globus

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This extraordinary guided holiday through Italy and Greece begins with two nights in Palermo on the island of Sicily to explore the magnificent cathedrals, cuisine, and culture. Tour the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento on your way to Catania on the eastern coast of Sicily. Take an excursion to Syracuse to explore the fascinating 5th-century Greek and Roman archaeological site before visiting the small island of Ortigia. Stop to gaze on the stunning hilltops and coastal cliffs of Taormina, then cross the Straits of Messina by ferry to the Italian mainland. Explore Southern Italy’s “boot” with overnights in Cosenza and Matera, including a specialty dinner at a local restaurant, and a visit to a whitewashed trullo house—the signature Alberobello architecture of circular stone houses with conical roofs. Visit the beautiful towns of Locorotondo and Martina Franca in the “heel” of Italy, and spend two nights in Lecce, the “Florence of the South.” Sightseeing includes visits to the Duomo and Santa Croce Basilica. In Brindisi, have lunch and a sightseeing tour before boarding your overnight ferry to the Ionian Sea to Patras in Greece. Cross the Gulf of Corinth via one of the world’s longest cable-stayed bridges, visit the beautiful coastal town of Nafpaktos, and overnight in Itea. Enjoy an olive oil tasting in the area famous for its Amfissa olive trees. On to Delphi, where the Oracle told the future and the god Apollo found sanctuary on Mount Parnassus. Tour the extraordinary excavations and visit the Archaeological Museum—home to the 5th-century-BC bronze Charioteer. Continue to Athens, the Greek capital and home to the iconic Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, the Theseum where Socrates taught, and many more incredible sights of Greek history and mythology.  

Deal Includes

18 nights accommodation 
32 meals
Sightseeing
Transportation
Tour Director
Local Guides
Flights are additional

19 Day Tour
From $5799 per person share twin

Travel: Specific departures in 2020
Price based on low season; please contact House of Travel for departure dates and price.

Itinerary
Day 1:
Arrive in Palermo, Italy
Day 2: Palermo
Day 3: Palermo–Agrigento–Catania
Day 4: Catania. Excursion to Syracuse and Ortigia
Day 5: Catania–Taormina–Cosenza
Day 6: Cosenza–Matera
Day 7: Matera–Alberobello–Locorotondo–Martina Franca– Lecce
Day 8: Lecce
Day 9: Lecce–Brindisi–overnight ferry to Patras, Greece
Day 10: Patras–Itea
Day 11: Itea. Excursion to Galaxidi
Day 12: Itea–Delphi–Athens
Day 13: Athens
Day 14: Athens–Piraeus (embarkation)–Mykonos
Day 15: Cruising: Kusadasi, Turkey–Patmos, Greece
Day 16: Cruising: Rhodes
Day 17: Cruising: Heraklion, Crete–Santorini, Greece
Day 18: Piraeus (disembarkation)–Athens
Day 19: Depart Athens


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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only until 31 Oct 19 or until sold out. Pricing valid as at 12 Sep 19. Savings are dependent on the tour duration: tours of 19 days or more save $1,100 per person, 10-18 days save $700 per person and 9 days or less save $450 per person. Tour duration based on core land tour including tour extensions, not including extra nights. Valid for departures as follows: The Croatian Oct 2020 and Spain, Portugal & Morocco Sep 2020. Ask us about other departure dates. A non-refundable non-transferable deposit of $250 per person per tour is required on booking. All prices are per person, twin share and include any applicable charges and the 15% discount. All discounts based on land-only portion of core tour on twin share price, not including extra night accommodations, extensions, upgrades, taxes/ fees, tips and, supplements/reductions. Offer may not be combined with any other offer except the Welcome Back Credit. Not applicable on Escapes by Globus tours. Offer applicable to singles - single supplement applies. Offer reliant on space availability. Offer may be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice.

Sale Period

Until 31 Oct 19 by 4pm

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