3 days Ancient Greece: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nauplion, Olympia, and Delphi

  • 3 Days
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From, 330,00  Per Adult
From, 175,00  Per Child

Description

Embark on an unforgettable journey through time and history as we visit the most important UNESCO-Listed Classical historical places in Greece. Over the course of 3 days Ancient Greece tour, we will take you on a fascinating tour of some of Greece’s most iconic landmarks.

Our journey begins with a visit to the atmospheric hilltop ruins of Mycenae Archaeological Site. Marvel at the world-famous Lion’s Gate, Tomb of King Agamemnon, and Palace as our knowledgeable guide takes you through the myths and legends of this ancient civilization.

Next, we will explore the breathtaking Epidaurus Ancient Theater, built in the 4th century BC. Be awed by its fabulous acoustics and discover the mythological birthplace of the Greek God of Healing at the Sanctuary of Asklepios.

We will then move on to Nauplion, a picturesque city located by the sea. Stroll through its little streets and soak up the history of the Old Town and Fortress.

Our next destination is the historical Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site, where the first Olympic Games were held. Learn about the origins of the games and the role they played in Greek society.

Our final stop is Delphi Archaeological Site, considered the Center of the World in Ancient Greece. Admire the famous Temple of Apollo and try to spot the well-known ancient engravings on the stone such as ‘Know Thyself’ and ‘Nothing in Excess’ used in Socrates’ philosophy works. Delphi is one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, and our guide will reveal the fascinating history behind this iconic landmark.

*Please note that the visits to archaeological sites may be affected by the Greek National Days (Easter or Bank Holiday). Join us on this unforgettable journey through time and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of ancient Greece.

Duration

3 Days

Language

English

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Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO-Listed Classical historical places in Greece
  • Explore Mycenae, Nauplion, Epidaurus, Olympia, and Delphi
  • See the Lion's Gate, Tomb of King Agamemnon, and Palace at Mycenae
  • Experience the acoustics at the Epidaurus Ancient Theater
  • Discover the Sanctuary of Asklepios, the birthplace of the Greek God of Healing
  • Walk through the charming streets of Nauplion and its Old Town
  • Visit the historical Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site, the first venue of Olympic Games
  • Admire the Temple of Apollo and other famous monuments at Delphi Archaeological Site
  • Note: visits to archaeological sites may be affected by Greek National Days

Included

  • Hotel Round Trip Transfer Service
  • Air-Conditioned Luxury Bus With WiFi
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Tickets to the Archaeological Sites and Museum
  • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation
  • Breakfasts & Dinners at the Hotels
  • Vegetarian Option Available
  • Taxes

Excluded

  • Personal Expenses
  • Accommodation Tax per room per night, €1.50 for 3* HOTEL, €3.00 for 4* HOTEL

Travel Itinerary

Day 1 - Argolis – Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nauplion, and Olympia

We'll depart from Athens in the morning and head to the first stop on our tour, Mycenae Archaeological Site. Here, we'll explore the hilltop ruins and see famous landmarks such as the Lion's Gate, Tomb of King Agamemnon, and Palace. Next, we'll visit the breathtaking Epidaurus Ancient Theater, which was built in the 4th century BC and still boasts incredible acoustics. Nearby, we'll also see the Sanctuary of Asklepios, which is believed to be the mythological birthplace of the Greek God of Healing. Afterward, we'll fall in love with the little streets of Nauplion, its Old Town, and the Fortress. In the evening, we'll depart for Olympia and stay overnight.

Day 2 - Olympia – Antirion – Delphi

We'll start the morning by visiting the Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site. Afterward, we'll drive via Patras and cross the channel to Antirion via the new suspended bridge, which is considered the longest and most modern in Europe. Along the way, we'll pass through the charming village of Nafpaktos before continuing on to Delphi, where we'll stay overnight.

Day 3 - Delphi – Athens

On the final day of our tour, we'll head to the Delphi Archaeological Site, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered the "Navel of the Earth". Here, we'll have the opportunity to admire the "Omphalos" (Navel) of the Ancient world and feel the mystery of the Temple of Apollo, where Pythia delivered her prophecies. In the evening, we'll drive back to Athens, bringing an end to our 3-Day Classical Tour to Mycenae, Nauplion, Epidaurus, Olympia, and Delphi.

Frequently Asked Questions

At what time does the tour departure?

There is a Pick-up Service from 07:30 – 08:30 A.M. free of charge from the majority of The Hotels in the Athens area.

At what time does the tour return?

The Return Time is at  at 06:30 P.M. (Approx.) to the Original Pickup point

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