Follow the footsteps of the ancient Greek civilization on an enchanting private full-day tour to Mycenae and Epidaurus from Athens. Visit the small village of Epidaurus, famous for its impressive Hellenic theater, with a stop at Nauplio on the way and the legendary home of Agamemnon.
Begin your private day trip early in the morning with a pick up at your Athens city center hotel. Once you settle inside your air-conditioned minivan, we will depart via the National highway to the Peloponnese peninsula.
After a brief stop to the strategically important Corinth Canal for photos, we will arrive at the ancient Acropolis of Mycenae and experience a private walking tour of the ruins of this enclosed settlement. Hear at the legendary home of King Agamemnon, you will have the opportunity to see the Palace, the treasure of Atreides, and the Lion’s Gate.
Afterward, we will visit the lovely town of Nauplio, the first capital of modern Greece, and home to the Palamidi fortress. Here, you can either spend time the next hour on your own, wandering around the town’s market for some shopping or optionally choose to have lunch at one of the finest restaurants in the city.
Our next stop is the ancient Epidaurus, the mythological birthplace of Asklepios, the Greek god of healing. Explore the striking relics, including the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios, with its crumbled raisings. Then, gaze at the spectacular ancient theatre of Epidaurus. Built-in the 4th century BC, this best-preserved enormous theater is regarded as one of the world’s most elegant and still possesses excellent acoustics.
After a fascinating trip, your private tour ends back at the original departure point in Athens at around 8 pm.
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