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Explore with this guided one full day private tour from Athens the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and a world heritage monument.Depart from your hotel in the morning after your breakfast for one day tour via the coastal National highway for the Corinth canal (short stop for pictures). After the Corinth Canal, you enter the region of Argolis, land of Homer’s Golden Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dating back to the second century B.C., Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization and a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece . Visit the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. You will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra’s, and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure. Time will then be taken for a traditional Greek Lunch at a nearby restaurant. After lunch through ARGOS proceed to Nauplia the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of PALAMIDI and the fortified islet of BOURTZI .Continue on to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. The Mycenae , Nafplion, Epidaurus private guided tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon.
Short stop for pictures at the Corinth Canal
Guided tour in the archelogical site of Mycenae
Visit the famous Lion’s Gate with our Guide
Explore the tomb of Agamemnon with our Guide
A short stop in Nafplia, the first capital of modern Greece
Entrance to Epidaurus area and visit the ancient Greek theatre with the assistance of our Guide
Free Pickup and Drop off Service for all guests of Ivis Travel from all the hotels in Athens!
Entrance fees in all the archeological sites .
Lunch in a traditional family owned Greek restaurant in Argolis area
Transport by luxury non smoking vechicle with Aircondition.
Free Pick up and drop off service for all the guests of Ivis Travel
Services of a Professional and Goverment licensed Guide
All local taxes (VAT taxes , Tools on the highways etc)
Exclusions:Gratuities (optional), Drinks and beverages
Additional Info:For day trips, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide to you in order to help you decide if this tour or activity is right for you.
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