Enjoy a wonderful one day excursion to Argolis,
visit Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae and the city of Nafplion, one of the most beautiful cities in Greece! Drive through the country side of Greece and the breathtaking coast, fertile valleys of olive groves, orange trees and beautiful traditional small Greek villages! Join our Greece Argolis tours! Check also our 2 days Argolis and Olympia shore excursions.
|HIGHLIGHTS||Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Acrocorinth, Mycenea, Epidaurus, Palamidi, Bourtzi, Nafplion|
|GOOD TO KNOW||
|NOT INCLUDED||Entrance fees, drinks, meals, accommodation and /or gratuities|
- Rates include all local taxes, VAT, tolls and baggage charges.
- Prices are per tour and not per person
- Driver will wait maximum 60 minutes after the indicated pick up time
- Tours are private, personal and flexible just for you and your party.
Your driver is not permitted to enter archaeological sites and museums with you, only licensed guides from the ministry of culture are allowed to do so. Should you require such an extra service, we can book a licensed guide for you.
All offered services are subject to weather conditions, traffic regulations and generally all potential events beyond the control of the service supplier, such as strikes, manifestations, flood, etc. Should such an event occur, which might prevent the performance of the required service, partially or in full, the service provider shall apply all reasonable effort for its fulfillment. Nonetheless, should such applied efforts fail, the service provider shall not be responsible for non-performance.
Starting from Athens, we will drive westwards along the beautiful scenic coastal road, until we finally reach the Corinth Canal. The Corinth Canal is 6 kilometers long connecting the Aegean sea with the Ionian Sea and also separates the Peloponnese from the greater of Greece. We will make a small stop at Corinth Canal and then in about 10-15 minutes, we will drive through the picturesque local villages to reach the Ancient Corinth. There we will visit the Agora, the Dorian Temple of Apollo (6th century BC), the museum with the mosaic floors, Mycenaean and Corinthian pottery, terra cotta sphinxes, statues of two supernatural beings, relief plaques, the Roman head of the goddess Tyche (Luck) and small objects of various kinds. We will also visit the pontium where St. Paul preached. Afterwards we will continue our trip through some beautiful villages to Mycenae, where you will visit the archaeological site, the Cyclopean Walls, the Treasure of Atreus (the beehive tomb of Agamemnon) and the Lions Gate.
Then we will continue through the city of Argos to Nafplion (one of the most beautiful byzantine cities in Greece!), the first capital of the modern Greek state, with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi. There we can stop for lunch and then continue to Epidaurus. There you will be able to visit the famous ancient theater, world known for its outstanding acoustics. Finally, we will drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf and we will return back to Athens.