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From Athens: Bus Trip to Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplio

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the ancient Mycenae. Admire the most famous ancient theater of Epidaurus and add a modern element to your day with a short stop to the coastal city of Nafplio.

Highlights

  • Take photos from the Isthmus of Corinth
  • Explore the Kingdom of Agamemnon and marvel at the Mask
  • Choose from either a shared or private guided experience
  • Step on the ancient theatre of Epidaurus
  • Visit the coastal city of Nafplio

Description

Depart Athens with your friendly guide (archaeologist) by bus from the Halandri Metro station and reach the ancient city of Mycenae. Let the Cyclopean walls take your breath, and learn about the mysterious origins of this fantastic structure. Mycenae is considered the greatest and richest kingdom of the later Bronze Age around 1350 B.C. Walk around the archaeological park, pass through the great Lionesses Gate, explore the Ancient Treasure of Atreus also known as King’s Agamemnon Tomb as well as the Tomb of Clytemnestra. Admire the Palace and the Gold Mask of Agamemnon. After Mycenae enjoy a traditional Greek lunch in the beautiful seaside city of Nafplio. Naflpio used to be the capital of Greece before Athens and its architecture has Venetian, Byzantine, Ottoman and, Modern Greek influences. Admire the main attractions like the Castle of Bourtzi, the Acronauplia and the Castle of Palamidi built on the top of the hill as well as the various picturesque squares in the city center. Finish your day with a visit to the ancient theater of Epidaurus. This site is well known as the theater with the greatest acoustics and still hosts the Festival of Epidaurus every summer.

Includes

English-speaking guide (archaeologist) Free Wi-Fi on the bus Basic travel insurance Free of charge entrance to the archaeological site and museum is valid for youths of up to 18 years old and students inside the European Union Reduced entrance (-50%) is valid for European Union citizens aged over 65 and students of Higher Education Institutes outside the European Union In winter season (November 1 to March 31) the general entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum is €6 in Mycenae and €6 in Epidaurus
Entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum of Mycenae (12€) Entrance fee to the Ancient Epidaurus (12€) Lunch Personal expenses Guided tour inside archaeological sites

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