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2 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth & Ancient Olympia

This small Peloponese tour is a good opportunity to see several major site of the peninsula just in two days.

per adult from

$611

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees
    • Licensed Tour guide on request (Additional cost)
    • Accommodation (We work with some of the best hotels. We have to know the number of the rooms)
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Lion Gate
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
    • Entry/Admission - Sanctuary of Asklepios
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Olympia
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Olympic Games
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Apollo

  • Day 1: Corinth - Mycenae - Epidaurus - Nafplio

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece
    Begining with a drive along the coast, you will get the chance to see some Greek seaside villages and the island of Salamis. Salamis is where the historical naval battle took place between the Athenians and the Persians.
    Our first stop of the day, the Corinth Canal. Eventually opened in 1892 separating the Peloponnese from the rest of Greece all the while connecting the Saronic Gulf to the Corinthian Sea. Having time to walk across on a pedestrian bridge and admire the canal closer, you may go bungee jumping on some days (if you’re game).
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece
    Next we will visit one of the Unesco protected monuments. Mycenae (dated to the 2nd millennium B.C.E) represents the era of Achilles, Agamemnon and Helen of Troy, You will visit the cyclopean walls, the burial circle A and the remains of Agamemnon’s Palace.Dated to the 2nd millennium B.C.E., this citadel gave its name to a whole era!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lion Gate, Mycenae Greece
    In the site, you will see the renowned Lions Gate, the oldest architectural sculpture in Europe.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae, Mycenae Greece
    Within the site there is a modern museum, exhibiting the findings of the “City Of Gold” which is also worth visiting.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae Greece
    Just before leaving the site we will make a small stop at the treasury of Atreus, the best preserved Tholos tomb found and one of the finest examples of the Mycenaean architecture.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sanctuary of Asklepios, Epidavros 210 52 Greece
    On the go again we will be off to the site of Epidaurus, a short drive away and you will be able to see one of the most important ancient Greek sanctuaries. Dedicated to God Asclepius, he was the god of healing and medicine, Epidaurus is located in peaceful environment and spread out on a hilly area, its highest point being the actual theater of Epidaurus. As the best preserved ancient Greek theater (dated 4th century B.C.E.) it is proof of what miracles the ancient Greek minds could create. Test the acoustics great even today and climb up to the higher seats just to close your eyes and dream you are attending an ancient Greek tragedy.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52 Greece
    Located in a peaceful environment and spread on a hilly area, it reaches its highest point which is the theater of Epidaurus. The best preserved ancient Greek theater dated 4th century B.C.E. proof of what miracles the ancient Greek minds could create. You can test the acoustics, great even today and climb up until the upper seats just to close your eyes and dream you attended an ancient Greek tragedy.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nafplio, Nafplio, Argolis Region, Peloponnese
    From here we will travel through time towards a more recent history of Greece and to the city of Nafplion. Nafplion is considered the most scenic city which also functioned as the capital of Greece until 1834. It offers you an impressive combination of fortresses and castle (Palamidi, Bourtzi), an enormous port opened to the Aegean Sea and the unique architecture of the old city of Nafplion revealing Venetian, neoclassical and oriental elements. Lunch will be at a traditional tavern by the sea, before leaving we’ll drive up until the castle of Acronafplia for a panoramic view of Nafplio.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greece
    We will drive to Ancient Olympia to overnight.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Olympia -Corinth

    Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olympia, Olympia 27065 Greece
    On our second day we will visit the archaeological site and the museum of Ancient Olympia. This is one of the largest sites in Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus. Walking through the site you will pass by the Gymnasium, the Palaistra, the workshop of Phidias, the Temple of Zeus and you will end up at the Stadium where for every four years the Greeks competed for glory and for spiritual elevation honoring their cities.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Archaia Olympia, Olympia 27 065 Greece
    The museum is also quite unique as it includes the renowned statue “Hermes of Praxiteles” with its perfect analogies and tools that belonged to Phidias himself. With the tools he created one of the seven wonders of the world “the gold ivory statue of Zeus”.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum of the Olympic Games, Olympia Greece
    The Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games hosts 463 ancient works, from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, and other museums in the Greek territory. The exhibits cover a wide chronological range, from the 2nd millennium BC until the 5th century AD. Ancient exposed in thematic units and through them yperchilietis shows the history of the Olympic games, the longest ancient institution.
    Apart from ancient art, the visitor has the possibility of detailed information through the rich visual material.
    After a walking in the footsteps of ancient athletes we will take our lunch at the village.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece
    Apart from its archaeological and historical interest Ancient Corinth is also one of the most popular religious destinations in Greece as this was where the Apostle Paul preached Christianity, was judged by the tribunal in the Agora and established the best organized Christian church of that period.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Temple of Apollo, Ancient Corinth, Corinth 20007 Greece
    We will visit the Temple of Apollo which is located in the in the Ancient city of Corinth. The temple of Apollo at Corinth is one of the earliest Doric temples in the Peloponnese and the Greek mainland. Built around 560 B.C.E., of local monolithic limestone on top of an imposing, rocky hill to the north of Acrocorinth, the Archaic temple was an emblem for the Greek city of Corinth, reflecting its growth and prosperity.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Acrocorinth, Corinth 200 07, Greece
    Ancient Corinth is dominated by the hill of Acrocorinth, the oldest and largest castle in southern Greece. We will stop here for some magnificent photos.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Athens, Athens, Attica
    We will drive back to Athens.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up time adjustable upon your request.Ports
    • Piraeus Port
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside any site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Our company complies with all the health instructions of the World Health Organization about COVID-19.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Olive Sea Travel

Activity ID: V-63145P27

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