8-Day Athens and Istanbul Vacation
This vacation includes:
- Round-trip airfare from JFK, EWR, IAD, BOS, LAX, SEA, or Chicago
- 3 nights’ accommodations at Philippos Hotel or similar in Athens, Greece
- 3 nights’ accommodations at Recital Hotel or similar in Istanbul, Turkey
- Buffet breakfast daily
- City tour of Athens including the Acropolis
- Visit to the Acropolis Museum
- Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
- Arrival transfer in Istanbul
- Half-day Istanbul Ottoman Splendors tour
- Hotel service charges and local taxes
Days 1–5: Overnight Flight and Athens
A city tour introduces you to Athens’s major attractions, including the Acropolis and its crown jewel, the Parthenon—a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. The rest of your stay is set aside for free time.
- Must-see attraction: The Acropolis Museum is filled with historically significant artifacts, including sculptures dating back to the 7th century BC. Admission is included with this deal.
- Optional excursions: Day trip to Delphi or cruise to the islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina
- Spend a night on the town in the Psiri district, home to lively nightclubs and taverns.
- Watch the sunset atop Mount Lycabettus, a limestone hill overlooking the city; you can hike to the top or ride a funicular.
Days 6–8: Istanbul and Return
The next leg of your journey begins with the included arrival transfer in Istanbul. Cut in half by the Bosporus strait, Istanbul straddles the continents of Europe and Asia. The half-day city tour included with this Getaway includes a stop at the opulent Topkapi Palace, which was once the headquarters of the Ottoman Empire.
- Say hello in Turkish: merhaba
- Must-see attraction: The Hagia Sophia, a massive Byzantine church turned Ottoman mosque turned Turkish museum
- Optional excursions: Bosporus cruise or dinner with Turkish belly dancing and folk show
- Shop till you drop at the Grand Bazaar, which dates back 500 years and houses more than 3,000 stalls selling carpets, gold jewelry, spices, and much more.
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