07:30: Departure from Syntagma square with intermediate stops and destination to Kavala (650 km).
Arrival early in the evening at a central hotel in Kavala. Settlement in the hotel, dinnner and overnight.
09:00 After breakfast we depart for the archaeological site of Philippi and the holy site of Saint Lydia, where we will be guided by a local guide. We continue to the coldest village of Greece (86 km), Nevrokopi, we will visit the fortress-museum of Lyses 2nd World War where we will tour the site and we will be informed by audio-visual material about its history. We arrive at Nevrokopi for lunch at a local tavern and stroll through the village. Finally we return to the hotel to prepare for the Christmas party.
Optional attend to the morning mass, breakfast and departure to get to know the city of Kavala where we will see the most beautiful parts of the city by bus and then walk to the old town and the castle where we will visit the most impressive city building, the Imaret. After the tour we will enjoy our coffee in one of the renovated sites overlooking the harbor and the city of Kavala.
Free time in the city and return early in the evening to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
08:00 Departure for the “Silk Homeland” the city of Soufli. We will visit a silk production and processing workshop, and we will be informed by audio-visual material about the processing process.
We continue towards the beautiful Didymoteicho for lunch. Later on we go to Alexandroupolis and its nautical symbol, the picturesque lighthouse, and we will enjoy our coffee in one of the many cafes on the beach. Early in the evening we will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
09:00 After breakfast departure for the picturesque town of Komotini (95km). We will walk in the picturesque streets of the old town watching the sights and enjoy a Greek coffee in a traditional café accompanied by local sweets.
Then we leave for the scenic Porto Lagos where, in the lagoon, we will visit the churches of Ag. Nicholas and Our Lady.
Late in the afternoon we will go to beautiful Xanthi city, where we will visit the traditional settlement of the old city. Free time. In the evening we return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
07:00 After breakfast we depart for the village of Toxotes, where we will board the train for a 20-minute journey through the Nestos Gorge, which will give us pictures of immense beauty of nature and the river. We disembark to Stavroupoli and continue with the bus to the ancient monastery-museum of Xanthi, the Pammegiston Taxiarches for pilgrimage, and then through the “Thracian Tempi” called the valley of the Nestos river we pass through a series of beautiful villages – Dafnonas, Neochori, Sidiropetra Paranesti – where we will stop for lunch at a local tavern (Bozikis) and café. In the afternoon return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
07:30 After breakfast, full of beautiful pictures and experiences, we take the way back and with stopovers early in the evening we arrive in Athens.
• Daily breakfast buffet
• Daily buffet dinner
• Christmas party dinner with live music
• Train tickets
• Entrance and guided tour in Imaret (local tour guide)
• Entrance and guided tour. Philippi area (local tour guide)
• Luxury buses
• Guided tour throughout the trip