Mycenae - Lions Gate

Description

Our private full day tour in Argolida starts with driving via the coastal highway towards Peloponnese. While on route you will see the area of the Saronic Gulf where the famous Naval Battle of Salamis took place in 480 B.C. between the Greeks & the Persians. Our first stop/visit is the famous Canal of Corinthos which, through Isthmus, connects the Corinthian Gulf (Ionian Sea) with Saronic Gulf (Aegean Sea) & cuts Peloponnese peninsula from the rest Greek mainland. We continue our private tour with our first site which is the Ancient Corinthos. Exploring the archaeological area you will meet the Temple of Apollo (built on a rocky hill), the Theatre, the Roman Odeon, the Glauke fountain into a natural rock & the Archaeological Museum. Besides them there is the famous "Vema" (tribunal) from which St. Paul preached to the Corinthians.

Our next visit is the famous Mycenae (the Kingdom of King Agamemnon). Amongst others, you will admire the Lions’ Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Treasure of Atreus (Agamemnon Grave), the Subterranean Cistern & the Archaeological Museum. Our private touring goes on with our visit in Nafplio, an old & romantic seaport town which was the first capital of Greece after the Greek Revolution in 1821 until 1834. You will be lost in the picturesque streets of the old town admiring old classical governmental buildings, especially in the Constitution Square. You will enjoy a traditional Greek lunch, while attending the famous Bourtzi castle located in the middle of the harbor of Nafplio. Finally & depend on our available time, we may have a visit in the fortress of Palamidi which is located in a hill 216 meters high in Acronafplia.

Its time for our last site the Ancient Epidaurus. You will explore the archaeological area of the Sanctuary of Asklepios, with the famous for its acoustic Ancient Theatre & the archaeological museum. Our private tour reaches to the end with our returning back to the starting point. Contact us for further details & info.

Ancient Theater of Epidaurus

Tour Details

Pick up / Drop off Points

Hotel in Athens, Piraeus port (Cruises terminal), Athens International Airport, etc...

Opening Hours

Ancient Corinthos : Nov. 1st – March 31st : 08:00 – 15:00, April 1st – April 30th : 08:00 – 19:00, May 2nd – Sep. 30th : 08:00 – 20:00, Oct. 1st – Oct. 15th : 08:00 – 19:00, Oct. 16th – Oct. 30th : 08:00 – 18:00.

Mycenae : Nov. 1st – March 31st : 08:00 – 15:00, April 1st – April 30th : 08:00 – 19:00, May 2nd – Oct. 31st : 08:00 – 20:00.

Ancient Epidaurus : Nov. 1st – Dec. 31st : 08:00 – 15:00, Jan. 2nd – March 31st : 08:00 – 17:00, April 1st – April 30th : 08:00 – 19:00, May 2nd – Oct. 31st : 08:00 – 20:00.

Entrance Fees

Ancient Corinthos : 8€ per adult, 4€ for EU citizens over 65 years old & for Non EU students over 18 years old, free for EU students over 18 years old & for children under 18 years old.

Mycenae : 12€ per adult, 6€ for EU citizens over 65 years old & for Non EU students over 18 years old, free for EU students over 18 years old & for children under 18 years old.

Ancient Epidaurus : 12€ per adult, 6€ for EU citizens over 65 years old & for Non EU students over 18 years old, free for EU students over 18 years old & for children under 18 years old.

Nafplion Constitution Square

Tour Duration

9 hours (approx).

More Info

Corinthos Canal & Ancient Corinthos

Mycenae

Ancient Epidaurus

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