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A full tour of the Peloponnese. 2 day 1 night.

We see the Corinth Canal, ancient Corinth, Epidavros, Nafplio, Mycenae, ancient Olympia and many other places.
A tour that travels you thousands of years back in history. Eat and see places with a different eye, like a local with a local.

per adult from

$2,450

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Hotel/port or address you give us, pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour (your party only).
    • Professional English-speaking driver/guide. Gives information & tips but does not follow in the site
    • Professional guide at sites of ANCIENT CORINTH & OLYMPIA, (other sites if wanted are extra charge).
    • Transport by private vehicle, 1-3 passengers sedan 4-7 passengers minivan. Usually Mercedes-Benz.
    • Air condition, Wi-Fi in vehicle, fuel surcharge and tolls.
    • Entry/Admission - Karamitsos Winery
    What's excluded :
    • Admission fees for the sites.
    • Extra Professional guide in the sites (if wanted, with a small extra charge).
    • Coffee, drinks & snacks.
    • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Palamidi Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia

  • Day 1: Ancient Corinth, Corinth Canal, Epidavros, Nafplio, Mycenae.

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece
    See and learn the history of the Corinth Canal.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece
    The ancient city-state of Corinth was located on the narrow strip of land connecting the Peloponnese to mainland Greece, known as the Isthmus of Corinth. In ancient times, the city grew wealthy due to this strategic location and its control of the transportation of ships from the Corinthian to the Saronic gulf and vice versa. It became one of the most important trade powers in ancient Greece and had an extensive network of colonies. It was also the location of countless ancient myths, like the myth of Sisyphus and there were games like the Olympics held in the devotional area of Isthmia. Although the city was destroyed by earthquakes, you can still see the extensive ruins that testify to Corinth’s great prosperity, including the marble columns of the Temple of Apollo. It is also one of the places that Saint Paul visited and wrote letters to.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52 Greece
    Epidaurus, the famous theater. Built in the 4th century BC, it is famous for its acoustics - they are so perfect that words spoken on stage can be heard perfectly wherever you are in the audience.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece
    Mycenae was the seat of Agamemnon, who led the Greeks against the Trojans to take back Helen, the wife of his brother Menelaus. The ruins of the ancient city are famous for the amazing “Cyclopean walls” - so named because the later Greeks thought that only a Cyclops could move such huge rocks into place. You will see the Lion Gate, which formed the entrance to the royal court and palace.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Karamitsos Winery, Bogazi, Nemea 20500 Greece
    We will visit Nemea, an ancient wine making region of Greece. Nemea is home to an grape variety that is at least 3,000 years old, which is called "Agiorgitiko". Due to the different microclimates in the region, there is a variety of different wines produced here, from fruity and light to mature and full-bodied. At the winery, they will explain to us how the wine is made, and we will get to try 3 different types of wine. It will be accompanied by a selection of delicious local "mezes" , which is a selection of local foods similar to tapas and have a full meal (lunch or dinner).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Palamidi Castle, Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio 211 00 Greece
    Stepping forward in history, we will see the Palamidi Castle in Nafplio, built by the Venetians and famous for supposedly having 999 steps. According to legend, there were once 1000 steps leading to the castle, but one of them was crushed by Theodoros Kolokotronis, a leader of the Greek war of independence, when celebrating a victory against the Ottomans.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: We may have dinner at the winery or at a traditional Greek tavern.
    Accommodation included: We stay overnight at the area of Epidavrus or Nafplio in a 3 or 4 star Hotel depending on availability.

    Day 2: Ancient Olympia, Diolkos

    Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archea Olympia, Olympia 27065 Greece
    This tour will take us across the Isthmus of Corinth and the Peloponnese to the valley of the river Alfios to see the ruins of the ancient Olympia, the historic site of the Olympic Games. This was the greatest of the Panhellenic Games and every four years Greeks from all the different city-states would put aside their disputes and come together to compete.
    The importance of Olympia can still be seen from its ruins, including the Temple of Zeus, which once contained a 13 meter statue of the god made of gold and ivory, the Temple of Hera, the stadium and the Shrine of Pelops. Even today, the Olympic Flame is lit in Olympia and then taken on a relay across the world to end up in the city where the Olympic Games are being held.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Diolkos, Palaia Ethniki Odos Athinon-Patron Poseidonos 76, Loutraki 201 00 Greece
    And we finish our 2day tour by seeing the Diolkos, an ancient "road" that connected the Saronic Gulf and the Corinthian Gulf.
    they would pay tolls to drag there ships from one sea to the other.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: We stop somewhere on the way back to Athens that you wish to have a traditional Greek meal, usually at a tavern.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please contact us, to confirm final details.We pick you up from all Hotels from Athens and Piraeus.The port and cruise terminal or address you have given us.Airports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Piraeus port, Cruise terminal.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6 passengers, 3 rooms 1/2/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    3 passengers, 2 rooms. 1/2/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    7 passengers, 4 rooms. 1/2/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    2 passengers, 1 room. 1/2/2020 - 12/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    4 passengers, 2 rooms 1/2/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    5 passengers, 3 rooms. 1/2/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by CATTAXI

Activity ID: V-33184P54

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