We leave Athens for a wonderful drive (70 km / 43 miles) along the scenic coastal road known as "the Riviera of Attica" which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Alianthos) to Cape Sounion the southern-most point of the entire peninsula of Aemos (Balkans).Cape Sounion known also as Cape Kolónes is a precipitous rocky headland rising 60m from the sea. On the highest point of the headland, at its end are the columns of the ruined Temple of Poseidon with 6x13 exceptionally slender Doric columns. The Temple of Poseidon near the edge of the cliff forms a conspicuous landmark from the sea. An inscription confirmed the attribution to Poseidon. Another inscription simply has the name of Lord Byron - English poet and Philhellene - probably carved by him personally in the early 18th-century. Upon completion of the tour you will enjoy picnic on the beach!
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Hellenic Tours was established in Athens, Greece in 1953, ranking among the best “Travel Institutions”. As a company committed to staying in the forefront of the travel industry, we have been investing heavily in methods, tools and people, thereby maintaining our pole position within the industry. That’s because in Hellenic we always strive to bring about the best possible travel experience, to any customer, via any provided service, at anytime, and anywhere. By offering what you require right now for your next stage of traveling, we help you truly realise the potential of your business.
Insider Tip- Comfortable, shoes are highly recommended for climbing the Acropolis - Tips are at client's discretion - Taxis do not accept credit cards
Terms & Conditions
We quote in Euros and charge in Euros. Below is our Method of Payment which is also send out to you with your RFP.
METHOD OF PAYMENT IN EURO
- By bank draft (no personal checks are accepted) addressed to our company
- Credit Card: VISA, AMEX & MASTERCARD (Necessary details: copy front and back of card, card type & number, expiry date, cardholder’s name, full address & acceptance signature on authorization form fax.)
- By wire transfer or draft to our bank account
It is important to advise the Sales Executive you are working with that you are / have sent it in order for the accounts to be aware.
NB Credit card will be charged in the local currency (Euro) and will be exchanged by your companies or clients bank at the exchange rate applicable on the day the bank processes the charge.
PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY
Upon confirmation, a deposit of 25% of the total is required, apart from ferry/hydrofoil and air tickets which are paid in full prior to issuing them, and 21 days prior to the arrival date we require the remaining amount.
In the event of cancellation, written notice must be received
- From deposit made and up to 21 days prior to arrival an Administrative Fee 3% of the total booking apply.
- 20-07 days - 25% of total due
- 06-03 days - 50% of total due
- 02 days to No Show - 100%
NOTE: - All cancellations made after confirming and issuing ferry/hydrofoil or air tickets full cancellation fees apply. Additional Hotels' cancellation policies are notified on a case by case at the time of cancellation.
HELLENIC SERVICES CONFIRMATION
Please note that upon confirmation of services we send you the invoice including analytical pricing. Along with the invoice we send you the credit card authorization form. After receiving the payment with either ways mentioned above in the method of payment, we send you the services voucher with all the contact details. In case you haven’t received services voucher from Hellenic with contact details, please note that the services are not confirmed.
IMPORTANT REMARKS: Entrance Fees, Tolls, and VAT are based on actual Official Rates and in case of increase will be subject to change accordingly.
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