Full Day
Duration
All year
Dates
Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplio
Destination
With Lunch, Without Lunch
Lunch

Where myth meets history. This is the feeling you have taking this fabulous tour to two of the most important and famous archaeological sites of ancient Greece, Mycenae & Epidaurus.

TOUR CODE NUMBER CHT-Tour#4
MEETING POINT Departure from Hotel Amalia Athens (in Amalias Avenue
number 10 in the centre of Athens, opposite to the National Garden).
Please be at the meeting point by 08:30 AM.
DEPARTURE TIME 08:45 AM
RETURN TIME 19:00 PM

Note: Clients staying at the coast will depart for their hotels, around 19:15 PM.

COMPLIMENTARY PICKUP
  • A complimentary pick up and drop off transfer is provided for the majority of the centrally located hotels in Athens
  • Please check if your hotel is on the hotel pickup list with the pickup times, in the booking form
  • If your hotel is not listed, please choose a hotel closest to your hotel’s location or, contact our local Tour Operator up to 24 hours in advance to arrange alternative transfer options, (their contact details will be sent by email upon your booking completion)
LANGUAGE English
TOUR PRICES
Without Lunch:
  • Adult: 100 €
  • Child (4-12 yrs): 50 €
With Lunch:
  • Adult: 113 €
  • Child (4-12 yrs): 56.50 €
OPERATION DATES
From Apr 1 to Oct 31: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
From Nov 01 to March 31: Every Tuesday & Saturday
BOOKING ORDER Please fill in all the requested fields of the tour booking form and press the “Book Now” button to proceed with your Booking Order (Your Reservation).

You will be then redirected to your Cart to verify your order and finally to the Checkout page, to make the payment via your credit or debit card (through the secure environment of Alpha Bank e-Commerce Service or Paypal).

Once the payment has been completed the following emails will be sent automatically:

  • Your Booking Confirmation (voucher) from Greece Tour Hub, with your booking order details, the contact details of your local Tour Operator, and your invoice
  • Your Electronic Transaction Confirmation for your Booking Order from the payment gateway

Please print your voucher or keep it handy in your e-mail to show it to the provider on the day of the tour

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BOOKING & CANCELLATION TERMS Please read our Booking Terms, Disclaimer Note and Cancellation & Refunding Policy
CONTACT US Should you have any question prior to your booking please:
  • send us an email at info@greecetourhub.com (indicating the Tour Code Number)
  • or call us at +30 6955313403 or +30 2103210031

We begin our one-day tour leaving Athens in the morning and first arrive, via the coastal highway, at the Corinth Canal, an engineering marvel of the late 19th century, connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf.

From there, we move on to Argolida, where we will arrive at Mycenae (a UNESCO World Heritage).

According to myths and Homer’s writings, this was the town of Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War. Schliemann was able to find Mycenae using Homer’s epic work as a guide.

Mycenae is a very important archeological site of Greece and was the center of the Mycenaean civilization (from 1600 to 1100 BC). Here you can see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion Gate (possibly the most famous site of Mycenae), the Tomb of Agamemnon, the huge arches and the palace of Mycenae.

The most important unearthed monuments surviving today were erected between 1350 and 1200 BC, when the Mycenaean era was at its peak.

After Mycenae, our tour will take you to Argos, then on to Nafplion (the first capital of modern Greece in 1829), with its impressive fortress of Palamidi towering above the town.

After our lunch, we depart for Epidaurus. Arriving at Palaia Epidaurus, we will visit the ancient city theater, a very well-preserved theater (the small theatre of Epidaurus), built in the 4th century BC and dedicated to Dionysos, the god of wine. The theater originally accommodated about 2000 spectators.

We will then go to Asklepieion of Epidaurus (a UNESCO World Heritage Monument), which was an important healing center, renowned as the cradle of medicinal arts and the mother of all other Asklepieia built throughout the Hellenic world. This was considered to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asklepios.

The Theater of Epidaurus (built in the 3rd century BC) is the best preserved theater of ancient Greece, which is still used today for the Epidaurus Festival because of its incredible acoustics, allowing spectators to hear perfectly unamplified spoken word in all parts of the theater. There are seats for about 12,000 spectators.

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