Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplio Day Tour
Day Tour to Argolis from Athens, Piraeus Port (up to 10 hours)
Departure & Return / for Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplion Private 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 Argolis tour starts with a convenient pickup from your location and takes you via Corinth canal to Peloponnese, then to Argolis region to visit its major sites.
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 up request)
Customizable: Yes. Guaranteed to skip the long lines (as Mycenae & Epidaurus sites)
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: Visit Nafplion Archaeological Museum with the only Soldier/ officer armor from Troy War (see our Gallery).
What makes this tour unique?:
We visit Argolis and major sites of Mycenae (Agamemnon Palace & Atreus Tomb), Epidaurus (Asclepius Sanctuary &Theater) and Nafplion as travelers, not as tourists. We get as excited as you to travel, to enjoy the history, culture, scenery & photography.
Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers 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, have a break or Launch in Nafplion
If you want to see most of Argolis ancient sites, then we suggest to combine all sites in a full day tour. Depart via Canal (short stop) to Peloponnese. Visit Mycenae, Epidaurus ancient sites and Nafplion the 1st capital of Modern Greece. Explore the picturesque town with Venetian architecture and have lunch or a drink on harbor with majestic views of Argolis gulf and Bourgi Fort (see our Gallery)
ARGOLIS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Follow the scenic coastal road to Corinth canal. We will stop at the Corinth canal with its breathtaking views (walk on the bridge, which is the highest point of the canal)
The marvelous man-made Corinth canal connecting the Aegean and Ionian seas, as well as the Peloponnese peninsula with the central part of Greece.
More than 2500 workers digging 6.400m for twelve years (from 1881 to 1893) Stop for photography.
Duration: approx. 15' 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
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
Nafplion 1st capital
Nafplio is a historical coastal town in Argolis/ Peloponnese. The town was an important seaport held under a succession of royal houses in the Middle Ages as part of the lordship of Argos and Nauplia, held initially by the de la Roche following the Fourth Crusade before coming under the Republic of Venice and, lastly, the Ottoman Empire. The town was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic and of the Kingdom of Greece, from the start of the Greek Revolution in 1821 until 1834. Nafplio is the most picturesque town in mainland of Greece
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 (as Acropolis Hill)
Professional English speaking experienced Tour driver (with history knowledge) throughout the day