Corinth Canal – Corinth – Mycenae – Nafplion – Epidaurus (11hrs)

Language English, Greek (modern)
Price 300,00 EUR for excursion
Capacity 8 persons max
Duration 11 hours

Your private tour start from Athens early in the morning and drive towards the scenic coastal road of Athens to the magnificent structure of the Corinth Canal, which is in Peloponnese, the southern peninsula of Greece. The Corinth Canal connects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf in the Aegean Sea.A dream of the ancients, that came true in 1893. Time for rest and some amazing photos above the Corinth Canal.

Leaving the Isthmos and driving to the Ancient Corinth, where St. Paul lived for almost two years making a very important misionary work. There is the church that has the 1st Letter to the Corithians written in four languages, Greek, Arabic, French and English.Ancient Corinth was an important state city during the ancient years, the richest and most famous port of the ancient Greece. There you can visit both Greek and Roman arhitectures at the archaeological site and the museum.

Then, the driver will take you to the Mycenae, the golden city of king Agamemnon, the one you united all the Greek cities to fight for a common purpose against Troy. Mycenae was the city from where the Mycenaean civilization started and has an archaeological site to check it out. There you will visit the burial Royal Tombs of the kings and queens, the cyclopian walls, the Lion Gate and the treasury of Atreas,the Cyclopean Walls.

We will go on to Nafplion, the first modern Capital of Greece from 1821 till 1834. You will see the Castle of the city, Palamidi that's over the town as well as Mpourtzi the island fortress, the first defence line of the port. A wonderfull seaside place, ideal for some walking and taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch in a traditional restaurant or tavern .There you can see the old houses of the Nafplion, as well as the local shops that sell handmade objects and jewelry for all tastes and wallets.

When you feel hungry get ready to taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch,the tour will guide you to a traditional restaurant or tavern at Nafplion .It's up to you to choose from a variety of flavors of the most known Greek dishes.

After your lunch, let's drive to Epidaurus. There you will visit the ancient theater of Epidaurus with the fantastic acoustics that is even used nowadays mostly in the summer for festival, theatrical plays,music concerts .A must see is also the sanctuary of Asklipeios, son of God Apollo.

It is time now, to return back to Athens

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