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|HIGHLIGHTS||Ancient Corinth, The Corinth Canal, Acrocorinth, Mycenae, Nafplion, Bourtzi, Palamidi, Sanctuary of Asclepius, The Theater of Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi, The Monasteries of Meteora, Thermopylae|
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4 Days: Ancient Corinth, The Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi, The Monasteries of Meteora &
(Three overnight stays in Olympia. Delphi. and Meteora)
Early in the morning we depart from Athens and head west. Our first stop is the Corinth Canal, whose
construction was completed in 1893.1t is 6 Km long and connects the Saronic and Corinthian Gulf. Our next
stop is Ancient Corinth, one of the richest cities of the ancient Greek world. There you can admire the
temple of Apollo built in 540 BC. The remains of Ancient. Corinth as rebuilt byJulius Caesar in 44 BC lie not
far from the modern city of Corinth. Next we arrive at Mycenae which ruled between 16004100 BC and
whose most famous king Agamemnon led the ancient Greek army against Troy. The Mycenaean Acropolis is
surrounded by 12 m. high walls called the Cyclopean Walls. At the entrance one can observe the famous
Lion Gate. A little further down the hill one can find the treasury of Atreus. the best preserved prehistoric
monument in Europe. Another 20 minute drive and we arrive at Nafplion. the first capital of Greece. It is
towered by Pallamidi hill (216 m).Lunch will take place near the port with a wonderful view of Bourtzi
castle-island. Our drive continuous through central Peloponnese (Tripoli, Megalopolis. Zaharo)to arrive at
Olympia .where we will have dinner and stay overnight.
In the morning we will visit the archaeological site of Olympia where Zeus was worshiped and the Olympic
games were held in his honour. The most interesting monuments are the temple of Zeus (470-456 BC).the
Heraeum (600 BC). the stadium(6 th -5 th century BC) and the museum which boasts the marble statue of
Hermes (340-330 BC),prehistoric finds from the area, bronze exhibits of the geometric period, archaic
period and classical period. We will enjoy our lunch in the village of Olympia and in the evening we will have
dinner and stay overnight at Delphi.
The whole day will be spent at the ancient Delphi. The site considered by ancient Greeks the navel of the
earth. There one can visit Castalia spring where Pythia, the high priest purified herself before giving the
devinations. Walking through the main site. following the Sacred Way visitors marvel the temple of Apollo.
the treasury of the Athenians. theater. stadium. the temple of Athena Pronea and Tholos. The visit ends
with the museum. After follows lunch at a traditional local tavern before leaving towards Meteora passing
through the city of Arahova and the mountain of Parnassos. Late in the afternoon we will arrive at
Kalampaka and spent the night there.
The morning will start with a visit to Meteora a group of steep towering granite rocks on top of which stand
famous monasteries such as the Great Meteoron. Varlaam. Roussanou, Holy Trinity. St.Stephen.
Ag.Nicolaos Anapafsas. some of which will be visited. We take our lunch at Kalampaka and while heading
back to Athens we drive through Thermopylae where the 300 Spartans and their king Leonidas heroically
resisted the invading Persians in 480 BC. Late in the afternoon we’ll be back in Athens.