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Private Nemean Wine Tour, Ancient Nemea & Mycenae from Athens

During this tour we will visit the archaeological site of Mycenae, you will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs and the Treasury of Atreus (Tomb of Agamemnon).

Combining mythology, ancient temples, an ancient stadium and an incredible museum, Nemea is not to be missed. 

Live a unique experience tasting wines in some of the most well known Greek wineries reminding you of the Napa valley of California. 

Treat yourself to an authentic “village style” lunch on a magnificent terrace overlooking ancient Corinth’s archaeological site and the temple of Apollo.

The Best Wineries to visit:

Palivou Estate

Lafazanis Winery

Gaia Winery

Lafkioti Winery

Papaioannou Estate

Themeli Winery

per adult from

$269

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water 
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Native English speaking drivers
    • Refreshment wipes
    • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Wifi
    • Private Tour
    What's excluded :
    • Entry or admission fee
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Lion Gate
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Nemea
    • Entry/Admission - Palivou Estate
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Athens, Athens, Attica

    Pickup from your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece

    Grave Circles A and B: Royal cemeteries situated to the south of the Lion Gate and outside the Bronze Age citadel.

    The Cyclopean Walls: The main characteristic of the Mycenean walls is that they are made of huge limestone boulders. Only the mythical Cyclopes had the strength to move the enormous boulders that made up the walls of Mycenae and Tiryns.

    The Royal Palace: Consisting of domestic apartments, the Throne Room Suite, the Grand Staircase, a collection of rooms for officers or palace officials and the Forecourt.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lion Gate, Mycenae Greece

    Visit Mycenae

    Rich in gold! King Agamemnon's mythical kingdom sung in Homer's epics. It is the most important and richest center of the late Bronze Age.

    The Lions Gate: The main entrance of the Bronze age citadel of Mycenae erected during the 13th century BC.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae Greece

    The Treasury of Atreus: A large tholos or beehive tomb constructed during the Bronze Age around 1250 BC.

    Tomb of Clytemnestra: A Mycenean tholos type tomb built in 1250 BC named after Clytemnestra the wife of king Agamemnon and leader of the Greeks in Trojan war.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae, Mycenae Greece

    The Mycenean Archaeological Museum: The most important Mycenean artifacts are exhibited here. You will be dazzled by the gold grave goods, burial masks, jewellery, weapons, worship idols and frescoes.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Nemea, Nemea, Corinthia Region, Peloponnese

    A beautiful land of soft hills with endless vineyards and great wines. A popular day trip from Athens for every lover of antiquity fewer places in Greece combine ancient Greek temples with what feels a lot like the Napa Valley of California. Nemea should be on the itinerary of every traveler to the Peloponnese.

    The Temple of Zeus / Jupiter: The center piece of the Macedonian building program was the temple of Nemean Zeus. Three columns of which have always stood since the time of the original construction.

    The Ancient baths: The Nemean baths are an athletic bathing house at the Panhellenic sanctuary of Nemea.

    The Apodyterium: The Apodyterium is where athletes got undressed, oiled their skin and prepared for the games.

    The Ancient Stadium Crypt: Over 36 m. in length and for the most part in very good condition, it is the entrance tunnel that makes the Nemean games unique. It is the passage through the tunnel, clad in chiton and with bare feet that effects the transformation of the participant from a modern to an ancient. The tunnel thus plays the critical role in the accomplishment of our goal to provide an opportunity for anyone and everyone to become an ancient Greek athlete.

    The starting grid: Characterized by toe grooves cut into the stone blocks.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Nemea, Nemea 205 00 Greece

    The Archeological Museum: Founded by the University of California the museum contains a collection of pictures of Nemea by travelers of the 18th and 20th centuries, coins of ancient visitors and items related to athletic activity.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Palivou Estate ANCIENT NEMEA, Nemea 20500 Greece

    The Wine Roads: Nemea a mythical land where Agiorgitiko wine is born.

    Palivou winery: Enjoy a fabulous wine tour and taste the award winning wines...Nectar for the gods

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Corinth, Corinth, Corinthia Region, Peloponnese

    Treat yourself to an authentic "village style" lunch on a magnificent terrace overlooking ancient Corinth's archaeological site and the temple of Apollo.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Athens, Athens, Attica

    Return to your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your personal driver/guide will pick you up and return you to your hotel in Athens, meeting you at the lobby.In case of an AirBnb apartment, he will contact you upon arrival so you can meet him at the entrance of the building.For Airport and Port pickup, your driver/guide will meet you at the gate holding an Ancient Greece Tours sign for you to spot him upon arrival.Airports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Animals or pets allowed
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • 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

15

Organised by Ancient Greece Tours

Activity ID: V-59636P76

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