Archaeology in Greece

Ancient Greek Delphi Temple. SPIN Archaeology in Greece

Saga Hosted Hotels


On this week-long itinerary, you’ll journey back to ancient Greece on a fascinating tour of the country’s most celebrated historical sites.

You’ll experience Athens and the Acropolis and listen to expert accounts that bring to life the great philosophers and mathematicians that paced the floors of the Parthenon. Visit the age-old city of Olympia and the inspiring relics of Delphi, Epidaurus, and Mycenae – all in the company of an Expert Host.

Expect four full-on days with lots of walking and a couple of days for downtime in between.

Four excursions and Visits
Athens Tour
Olympia Tour
Delphi Tour
Epidaurus and Mycenae Tour

Surrounded by orange groves and vineyards, Hotel Alkyon has a cosy lobby with welcoming open fireplaces and a central circular bar for enjoying the nightly free drinks. It’s a comfortable place to stay, with lovely rooms and public areas, plus a great indoor pool that’s perfect for the cooler months. The curved outdoor pool and lush gardens mirror the surrounding Corinthian landscape and a pebble beach is only a quick stroll away, with spectacular views across the bay.


Saga Host

Expert Local Host

Two specialist lectures

Welcome drinks reception

Four excursions and Visits

Half board plus: All breakfasts and dinners

Free bar open 2 hours a day - unlimited free bar of standard local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

Afternoon tea and biscuits, daily 4pm to 6pm

A weekly return shuttle service to Athens and Corinth

International flights. Prices are based on return flights with easyJet from London Gatwick. Supplements may apply from other airports

Return transfers direct to your hotel


  • 7 nights

  • Vrachati, Peloponnese Peninsula

  • Multiple

  • Half Board Plus

From £1,395 per person

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction if not required

Ancient Greek Delphi Temple. SPIN Archaeology in Greece
Olympia, Greec. SPIN Archaeology in Greece

Holiday details

Food and drink

Discover authentic Mediterranean and Greek cuisine at the on-site restaurant. If you tend to get peckish around 4pm, you'll love the complimentary tea and biscuits are offered at the hotel between 4-6pm. The bar is free for two hours a day before dinner for Saga guests, offering Greek spirits, draught beer, house wine, gin and tonic and ouzo.


During your stay, enjoy the following programme of activities. Some activities may be at an extra charge and activities may change from time to time. A weekly return shuttle services to Athens and Corinth is included during your stay. Greek cookery demonstration (extra charge) BBQ evening once per week (weather dependent) Cinema night Saturday Greek music night Greek DJ night Wine tasting (extra charge)


The locally rated 4-star Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa, spread across spacious gardens next to a peaceful beach, presents the ideal getaway for a serenely relaxing stay away from the hustle and bustle.


  • Live entertainment
  • Bar
  • Courtesy shuttle bus
  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sunbeds and parasols
  • Restaurant

Holiday location

Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa map

Local Area

The hotel is a perfect base from which to explore the fascinating city of Athens and some of the other wonders of ancient Greece close by. Weekly shuttles to both Corinth and Athens are included and in the latter, you’ll arrive close to the Acropolis to wander alongside the Parthenon or visit the outstanding Acropolis Museum. Or head on further to the city’s oldest district, the village-like Plaka.

Optional excursions

How to book excursions:

You can book online excursions through our call centre on 0808 189 8899 or in resort.



A chance to experience the must-see historical sites of Athens. Visits include the Parthenon, the Acropolis Museum, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Greek Parliament, the Temple of Zeus, the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, Panathinaikon Stadium, the National Gallery, Hadrian’s Ark, Constitution Square, Herodian, and Dionysus Theater. All entrances to the archaeological sites are included. Round trip duration is seven hours including a two hours and twenty-minute transfer time.



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