Argolis Tour - Ancient Mycenae, Epidaurus

Location: Athens
Duration: One Day

A full day tour to Argolis exploring the remains of Homeric city of Atreides, the Ancient Mycenae and the famous ancient theatre of Epidaurus.

Highlights

  • Full Day Classical Tour to Argolis Peloponnese
  • Scenic drive from Athens to Peloponnese along the Saronic Gulf coastal Road
  • Ancient Mycenae, Tomb of Agamemnon, the Palace, Cyclopean Walls, Lion's Gate
  • The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus
  • Professional guided tour
  • Entrance fees are included
  • Lunch at the Village of Mycenae
  • Short stop at Nafplion Town and Corinth Canal
  • Available Lunguages (English) (French) (Italian)
  • Modern & comfortable Air-conditioned coaches
  • Pick up from selected hotels & meeting points in Athens center.
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    About the Tour

    Argolis Classical Tour - One Day
    A Full Day tour to Ancient Mycenae, Epidaurus Theatre, Nafplion

    Argolis region Peloponnese, crossing Corinth Canal.

    We cross the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal separating Peloponnese from the Greek mainland. After a short stop at the Corinth Canal for a quick coffe and pictures, we continue our tour, driving to famous Mycenae, home of the King Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks to the Trojan war.
    We visit the archeological site, including the Cyclopean Walls, the Royal Tombs of Atrides, the Lion’s Gate etc. After the visit at the site, we drive to Mycenae village to enjoy lunch.
    We depart for picturesque Nafplion town, the first Capital of modern Greece, with it's Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi afloat in the middle of the bay. Short stop at Nafplion and then we drive to Epidauros.

    In Epidauros we visit the Ancient theater of Epidauros, well-known for its excellent acoustics. The Theatre of Epidaurus is still used today for Theatre Festivals.
    Leaving for Athens via the national coastal road.

    Arriving back to Athens approx 18:30

    Short Stops: Corinth Canal, Nafplion Town

    Tips: For Mycenae dress lightly (summer time) with steardy shoes

     

    Operating

    01 April - 31 October
    Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Saturday

    01 November - 31 March
    Tuesday - Saturday

    Lunguages:

    English: All Departure Dates
    French: Wednesday - Thursday - Saturday
    Italian: Tuesday (from 03 May 2016 - 24 September 2016)

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    Departure Point:
    Athens Selected Hotels

    Departure Time:
    07:30 - 08:15

    Duration:
    One Day

    Return Details:
    Return Approx 18:30

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    What is Included

    • Pick up / Drop Off  - selected hotels & meeting points in Athens center.
    • Lunch at Mycenae
    • Entrance fees at the Mycenae Site and the Epidaurus Theatre
    • Local taxes

     

    Not Included

    • Drinks
    • Gratuities (Optional)

     

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