From Athens: Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplion Private Tour3 Reviews
Explore several highlights of ancient Greek history and culture in the Peloponnese area during a full-day private tour from Athens. Visit the Corinth Canal, Mycenae, the ancient theater of Epidaurus, and the picturesque city of Nafplion.
- See the Corinth Canal and marvel at the engineering
- Admire the kingdom of Ancient Mycenae
- Hear the amazing acoustics at the Epidaurus Theater
- Stroll around the picturesque alleys of Nafplion
- Enjoy a full day of Greek history and culture
DescriptionMeet your guide in Athens and travel for 1-hour to the area of Peloponnese. On the way to Mycenae, see the famous Corinth Canal and make a quick stop to admire this engineering marvel that connects the Aegean and Ionian seas. Continue towards Mycenae, one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. Visit the Mycenaean Acropolis, the tomb of Agamemnon, and the ruins of the Cyclopean walls that protected this mighty city. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum of Mycenae. Continue on to the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, a 4th-century theater which is one of the best-preserved Classical Greek structures in existence. It is renowned for its amazing acoustics; a coin dropped in the theater's center can be heard from the highest seat. The theater seats up to 14,000 people and its entrance is flanked by restored Corinthian pilasters. It's now used for performances of Ancient Greek drama during the annual Hellenic Festival. Finally, make a stop in the picturesque city of Nafplion, which was the first capital of Greece after Independence and has been a major port since the Bronze Age. Its position was so strategic that the city has 3 fortresses: the massive fortress of Palamidi, the smaller Akronafplia, and the water castle Bourtzi on an islet west of the old town. Stroll through the attractive narrow streets, and admire the elegant Venetian houses, neoclassical mansions, and quayside cafes. Take the opportunity to go shopping, eat in a traditional restaurant, chill out at the cafes in the picturesque port, or take a swim in the crystal waters at Arvanitia beach. Return to any central point in Athens or Piraeus where you will be dropped off.
IncludesPrivate air-conditioned van or car English-speaking driver Taxes Tolls Fuel Drinks Food Entrance fees
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