Best of Argolis Private Tour All Inclusive
9-10 hrs approx
English, French, Italian
Piraeus Port / Athens hotel or Airport
Corinth - Mycenae - Nafplio - Epidaurus
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Let us take you to the next destination, after meeting your driver leaving behind Athens between Attica and Achaia, Corinthia is the first thing that the visitor encounters entering the Peloponnese, with a rich history and attractions.
The Corinth Canal will be our firts short stop, The Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow piece of land that once linked a strip of land and now with the canal separates the Peloponnese from Central Greece, connecting the two seas, the Corinthian and the Saronic Gulf.
One of the most important projects of modern Greece, which played a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade, the canal of the Isthmus of Corinth, has constituted an inspiration for centuries and was completed … 25 centuries after the conception of its idea.
The “Afneios Corinth” since the ancient times was one of the most important cities of the then known world, but also of modern Greece. Its geographical position has highlighted it to a great Navy, Commerce and Cultural Centre. Eventually the canal was opened in 25.7.1893 in the presence of the Kings and the Government, officiated by the eparch of Corinth the opening of the Corinth Canal was made. The opening of the Isthmus, one of the greatest achievements of the construction period, shortened the sea route from Piraeus to Italy by half. Shortly after, we reach the city of Corinth.
''ΟΥ ΠΑΝΤΟΣ ΠΛΕΙΝ ΕΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΟΝ'' and indeed, it was not easy for everyone to anchor in this rich city. In ancient times, Corinth was amongst the richest cities and this is quite evident by its remains, including the huge Roman Agora (marketplace) and Apollo’s Temple, constructed in the 6th century BC. Away from its archaeological and historical interest Ancient Corinth is also one of the most popular religious destinations in Greece. This was where the Apostle Paul preached Christianity, was judged by the tribunal in the Agora and established the best organized Christian church of that period.
Then we will off to the site of Homer's Mycenae, ( a UNESCO Heritage site ). They were the Kingdom of Atreus and Agamemnon and is the most important and rich palatial center of the late bronze age in Greece.
With AGT (Athens Greece Transfers and Tours) you will have the chance to tour the ancient ruins of the city and explore the Lion's Gate localed at the entrance of the Acropolis, the Treasury of Atreus, the tomb of Agamemnon, and we will also see in the Acropolis the six Royal Tombs and beyond it the 14 basilicas and 12 private vaulfed Tombs, while we will also visit the Museum.
Your next stop is Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece after the 1821 revolution. Here, you will have the opportunity to visit the medieval castle of Palamidi, explore the old city of Nafplio, and have a traditional Greek lunch beside the sea with amazing views of Bourtzi islet in the middle of the port.
Bringing us to our last stop the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus ( UNESCO World Heritage site ). Epidaurus was the center of Greek medical world and the birthplace of Asclepius, patron god of medicine Psychotherapy, hydrotherapy and brain sungery were some of the treatments performed here. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its Theater, one of the best preserved Classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics.
After your visit, you will begin your drive back to Athens.
Pick up time 8am
Live tour guide
Ancient Corinth - Temple of Apollo
Mycenae, Lion's Gate, Cyclopean Walls, Royal Tombs
The picturesque town of Nafplio
Epidaurus Theater ( 4th century B.C.)
Lunch at a local traditional restaurant
A special offer is on for our guests to have a certified tour guide.
They are ready to meet your expectations, to answer your questions and to guide you thoroughly through Greece.
Transfer in a fully A/C private Mercedes Mini-van
Airport and Port Meet & Greet ( your guide will be holding a sign with your name )
Hotel pickup and drop off
A licenced English tour guide
English speaking driver
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Airport and Port fees ( parking and tolls )
What's not Included
Gratuities 10% (optional)
Personal expenses (food and drinks)
Do not accept ‘gifts’ from street vendors
Photography is permitted throughout the tour, excluding some museums
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
Hats, sunglasses and suntan lotion are highly recommended
The Acropolis may only be accessed by walking uphill. It is a strenuous walk and you must be in good physical condition
There is a pathway, but there are also steps near the top. Keep in mind that the weather may be very hot during the summer.
Disabled access at the Acropolis is provided by a wheelchair stair climber lift elevato. Please do keep in mind that this is an elevator strictly available to disabled visitors only
The area around the Acropolis Hill and Syntagma Square (changing of the guards) can become quite crowded, especially during the peak travelmonths, so be aware of your surroundings and keep your belongings close to you.
The drivers are not licensed to accompany you on your climb to the top of the Acropolis or inside any other site or museum
The tour guides we cooperate with are authorized and have experience in the museums, archaeological, historical and religious sites of Greece. They are ready to meet your expectations, to answer your questions and to guide you thoroughly through Greece.
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