Argolis Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

379753


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent. Child seat available upon request.

Friendly: Yes.
You must enjoy walking short distances and be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

From Athens to South Greece, Peloponnese


That tour begins driving west along the National Highway, until we reach the Corinth Canal completed in 1893. Then continue our route until we reach the Ruins of the city of Ancient Corinth. The Temple of Apollo (6th c. B. C. -restored 1st c. AD) and the Bema where Saint Paul preached.
Then we visit Mycenae the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon, the famous Lion Gate. The "Treasure of Atreus (Agamemnon)". Driving through the citrus fruit Argolis plain we reach Nafplion a seaport city of the Argolic Gulf.
We will see Acronafplia , Palamidi Castle with 999 steps to climb and Bourtzi, which is located in the middle of the harbor. We have lunch in a nice traditional restaurant. Continuing our tour we reach Argolid Epidaurus, known for its sanctuary.
The Asclepeion at Epidaurus was the most celebrated healing center of the Classical world and the theater of Epidaurus worldwide known for its perfect acoustics to all 15. 000 spectators, its symmetry and beauty, which is used again today in the end.

Itinerary

During our tour we will visit:

- Corinth Canal
- Ancient Corinth & Museum
- Mycenae, Nafplion
- Theater of Epidaurus

** Lunch at a traditional Greek restaurant

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up were ever is convenient, airport-port-hotel-apartment etc. in Athens

End location: I will drop you of either to the pickup place or alternatively to airport-port-hotel-apartment etc. in Athens

Duration: 9 hours

To avoid the traffic, we should arrange an early start time but I am flexible based on your request.

Transportation

Vehicle, fully air-conditioned, no smoking Mercedes Taxi E- class Sedan

What’s Included

Other: - English speaking licensed tour driver
- A vehicle, fully air-conditioned, no smoking Mercedes Taxi E- class Sedan
- Toll road fees
- Fuel charges

Estimated Local Cash Needed

38 Euro - Admission for archaeological sites.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission fee for archaeological sites
- Meals
- Drinks

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments and museums.
My vehicle is a Mercedes E-Class sedan that fits up to 4 people having up to 4 normal sized luggage.

Private tour guide Chris

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