Visit Corinth,Mycenae, romantic Nafplio & unique Olympia in 2 days
Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Olympia and feel part of the history! Nafplio is a picturesque town where you can stroll around the colorfoul narrow streets and admire its beauty!
Corinth and Myceane display great history and wealth!
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What's included :
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- Private transportation
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- English speaking tour driver, best-mannered, fully aware of the Greek history & culture
- Overnight in a 3* hotel - upgrade upon request and extra cost
- Bottled Water
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees
- Local licensed tour guides, only upon request and extra charge
- Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
Day 1: Athens, Corinth Canal, ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia
Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece
Your private 2 days tour start from Athens early in the morning and drive towards the scenic coastal road of Athens to the magnificent structure of the Corinth Canal, which is in Peloponnese, the southern peninsula of Greece. The Canal connects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf in the Aegean Sea.A dream of the ancients, that came true in 1893. Time for rest and some amazing photos above the Canal.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece
Leaving the Isthmos and driving to the ancient Corinth(the city of Apollo and Afrodite, plus one of the most important visits of St. Paul and lived for almost two years making a very important misionary work).Ancient Corinth was an important state city during the ancient years, the richest and most famous port of the ancient Greece. We will make a short stop for some great photos and rest. There you will visit the archaelogical site and musreum, plus the church that has the 1st Letter to the Corithians written in four languages, Greek, Arabic, French and English.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, Peloponnese
Then, the driver will take you to the Mycenae, the golden city of king Agamemnon, the one you united all the Greek cities to fight for a common purpose against Troy. Mycenae was the city from where the Mycenaean civilization started and has an archaeological site to check it out. There you will visit the burial Royal Tombs of the kings and queens, the cyclopian walls, the Lion Gate and the treasury of Atreas,the Cyclopean Walls.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Nafplio, Nafplio, Argolis Region, Peloponnese
We will go on to Nafplion, the first modern Capital of Greece from 1821 till 1834. You will see the Castle of the city, Palamidi that's over the town as well as Mpourtzi the island fortress, the first defence line of the port. A wonderfull seaside place, ideal for some walking and taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch in a traditional restaurant or tavern .There you can see the old houses of the Nafplion, as well as the local shops that sell handmade objects and jewelry for all tastes and wallets. A perfect place for walking,buyes and lunch.
So when you feel hungry get ready to taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch,the tour will guide you to a traditional restaurant or tavern at Nafplion .It's up to you to choose from a variety of flavors of the most known Greek dishes.
Duration: 2 hours
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3* hotel-upgrade upon request and extra charge
Day 2: Olympia, Athens
Stop At: Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greece
Ancient Olympia is the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in Classical times. There you will visit both the archaeological site and choose between Archaeological Museum of Olympia with a great amound of artifacts and statues in it, and the Museum of the Olympic Games.
The Games were held every 4 years from the 8th century BC untill 4th century AD.
You will visit the Temple of Zeus, Pelopion the stadium, the Temple of Hera, the Phillipeion, the Phidias workshop and many other structures that worth your attention.You can feel the aura of the Olympic Games, fighting on the Pallestra or running around the stadium and understand why ancients took so seriously the cultivation of body, mind and soul.
When you feel hungry get ready to taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch.the tour will guide you to a traditional restaurant or tavern.It's up to you to choose from a variety of flavors of the most known Greek dishes.
After your lunch at Olympia, we will drive back to Athens.
Duration: 4 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up / drop off at Athens hotelsPick up / drop off at Athens suburbs hotels under extra chargePick up / drop off at Athens airportPick up / drop off at Piraeus or Rafina portsPick up / drop off at designated places
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
- 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
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- 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.