Argolis Olympia 2 Days Tour
2 Days Tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, from Athens
Departure & Return / for Argolis - Olympia Tour : Traveler pickup/ drop off is offered to your hotel/ apartment in Athens center or Piraeus Port, at the arranged time of your tour departure or your tour return. Please do not hesitate to request another pick up/ drop off location.
Starting Time: We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am or earlier in summer time. If for any reason this is not convenient, you can adjust the time according to your needs. The tour starts with a convenient pickup from your location and takes you via Corinth Canal to Peloponnese and then to Argolis and Olympia
Group type: Private. This is private tour/ activity. Only your group will participate. Your tour/ driver provides informative commentary & historical details as you travel. (Archaeologist Guide for various sites up request)
Customizable: Yes. Guaranteed to skip the long lines.
Class of service: Attica Travel A 'class service offers non - smoking driver and vehicle, with a high level of cleanliness. The vehicle is exclusive to your team.
Tips: Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level and hiking shoes to walk in Mycenae.
What makes this Classical tour unique?:
We visit Ancient Corinth, Mycenae (Agamemnon Palace / Atreus Tomb), Nafplion 1st capital of Modern Greece, Epidaurus (Asclepius Hilling Center & Theater), Ancient Olympia (Birth of Olympic Games) as travelers, not as tourists.
Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers guides are seasoned travelers and are dedicated to helping you live the tour of your life, that is suited to your needs and lifestyle, allowing all passengers to enjoy the scenic drive, stopping wherever you desire, take photos, have a break and avoiding tourist traps.
Like all vacations in Greece local food is high in our list of things to do, we will taste local gastronomy and wines.
We arrange accommodation for you in selected Boutique Hotels A 'class or 4* Hotels with breakfast
ARGOLIS - OLYMPIA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
1st Day - Corinth & Canal
We will drive to Peloponnese via Corinth Canal (short stop), visit the sites of Ancient Corinth, one of the largest cities in Ancient Greece. Walking in the ancient City of Corinth is like to walk back in time.
For Christians, Corinth is well known from the two letters of Saint Paul in the New Testament, First and Second Corinthians. Corinth is also mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles as part of the Paul the Apostle's missionary travels.
Duration: approx. 90' minutes
The Acropolis of Mycenae, with its strategic position is the kingdom of the mythical Agamemnon and the most important and richest palatial center of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. Its name was given to one of the greatest civilizations of Greek prehistory, the Mycenaean civilization, while the myths related to its history, its rulers and their family members (such as Klytaimnestra, Ifigeneia, Elektra, Orestes) have inspired poets, writers and artists over many centuries, from the ancient to the contemporary times.
Duration: approx. 90' minutes
Epidaurus/ Asclepius Temple
It was the main holy site of Asclepius (God of Medicine) in Argolis / Peloponnese. The sanctuary at Epidaurus was the rival of such major cult sites as the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia and Apollo at Delphi.
The Ancient Theater of Epidaurus is located on the southeast end of the sanctuary dedicated to the ancient Greek God of medicine, Asclepius. It is considered to be the most perfect ancient Greek theater with regard to acoustics and aesthetics.
Duration: 90' minutes. Continue to Olympia for overnight
2nd Day - Ancient Olympia
After Breakfast, we will visit the archaeological site, where you will have the opportunity to see the original stadium of the Olympic Games and the sanctuary of God Zeus, among several other structures and archaeological remains. Visit the Archaeological Museum as well as the Museum of the Olympic Games that took place in 776 BC. Later afternoon we will return back to Athens from a different route this time. The journey is about a 4 hour drive.
Air-conditioned vehicles, with high level of cleanliness (Sedan/ Minivan/ Minibus)
Wi-Fi on board
Private Transportation & includes: (Fuels, Toll Roads, Parking Fees) Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Professional English speaking experienced Tour driver (with history knowledge) throughout the day