Traditional October music festival s for choirs and orhestras in Kalamata,
the seaside town in Peloponese Penninsula, in the town of Kalamata, known
as the world's capital of olives.
You can participate in non competitive category or to compete for prize, together
with the other European and Greek choirs.
Day-2. ATHENS: Arrival Athens and transfer to your centrally located four star hotel just 80 m. from Omonia Square, the center of Athens. After check in and refreshment break, join your tour director on walking tour through the center of Athens to see some of the sites such as: the Library, the Academia, the University, Cathedral of St. Denis, and the newly discovered tombs under Syntagma Square.
Day-3. ATHENS-CRUISE-MYKONOS: Transfer to Pireus and board your cruise ship. First visit Mykonos, a magical island with famous windmills, white houses, busy taverns and a magnet for artisans and jet-setters. Then continue to sail for Asia Minor.
Day-4. CRUISE: KUSADASI-PATMOS:Arrival Kusadasi. Join your tour director on walking tour of this former camel trade center, and today one of the main centres of the gold trade. Visit the Kravansarai, the former camel in, with amazing selection of the carpets, or take the optional excursion to Ephesus, to visit one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World, the famous Temple of Arthemis as well as the Library of Celsus, and Roman Theatre. Then sail to Patmos, for visit to the Monastery and the Cave of St. John the Divine. where he was exiled to by the Roman Emperor Domitian. Instead of Kusadasi group can opt for visit to Island of Samos
Day-5. CRUISE CRETE-SANTORINI: Morning arrival Crete, and join your tour director on walking tour of Heraklion or take the optional excursion to Knossos to visit the remain of Palace of King Minos. Then sail to Santorini. Climb to the top of the village or take a cable car or donkey ride to the village of Thira for spectacular sunset before return to the ship. Late return to the ship, and enjoy the captain's dinner with show.
Day-6. PIREUS-ARGOLIS-KALAMATA: Early morning arrival Pireus. Disembark from the cruise ship, and board the Motor coach for excursion to Argolis. Stop at Corinth Canal, a masterpiece of modern engineering designed by the Roman generals. Then continue to Kalamata for festival registration, check inad dinner.
Day-7. KALAMATA: Rehearsal and concert. Afternoon visit to Olive oil production
Day-8. KALAMATA : Festival concert
Day-9. KALAMATA-SPARTA-TOLO: Final concert in Kalamata. Afternoon ride to nearby Sparta to see the site of Ancient Sparta, one of the most poverfull kingdom in Ancient Time. Then to seaside town of Tolo and your beach hotel.
Day-10. TOLO:Beach time and relax
Day-11. TOLO-ATHENS: Transfer to Athens and start with guided tour of Athesn which will include: Parthenon, the Rock, Mars Hill, Temple of Dynisius, Temple of Athena Nike and Greek Agora, Laster some free time to explore Monastiraki Ottoman Market and Plaka.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
-Acropolis - Agora - Monastiraki Market - Kusadasi Camel In - Ancient Ephesus - Patmos Cave -Santorini Donkey ride (ad euro 5) - Nauplion - Corinth Canal - Kalamata Festival
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following:
-round trip airfare
-airport taxes based on present fees
-7 nights in hotels
-3 nights on Medireannean cruise (double inside cabins)
-10 buffet breakfasts
-tours of Athens, Mykonos, Ephesus, and Thira (Santorini)
-entrance fees as per program
-Mariden tour director