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From Athens: Full-Day Guided Trip to Mycenae and Epidaurus

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Join a guided excursion from Athens to explore the remains of ancient Mycenae and the small village of Epidaurus.

Highlights

  • Discover the historical treasures of Mycenae and Epidaurus on this full-day tour
  • Explore the ancient remains of Mycenae, the setting for the works of Homer
  • Visit the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, still in use today

Description

Discover the ruins of the city of Mycenae on a day trip from Athens. Explore the archeological site, home to the Lionesses Gate, and the tomb of King Agamemnon. Afterwards, make a short stop in the village of Epidaurus and see its Hellenic theatre. Drive along the scenic coastal road of the Saronic Gulf, and arrive at the archeological site of Mycenae. Explore the historical setting for much of ancient Greek literature, including the works of the poet Homer. Continue with a brief stop in Nauplia, the first capital of modern Greece and home to the fortress of Palamidi. After enjoying a relaxing lunch, head to the nearby village of Epidaurus, home to the World Heritage, is listed as an ancient theatre and is believed by ancient Greeks to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asklepios. The theatre at Epidaurus is perhaps the best-preserved theatre of ancient Greece.

Includes

Bus transporation Live guide Entrance fee to the Archaeological site of Mycenae Entrance fee to the Lion Gate Entrance fee to the Tomb of Agamemnon Entrance fee to Ancient Epidaurus site and theater Lunch (if prepaid) Free map of Athens and Greece

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