A tour to the ancient monuments of Epirus ...
Apart from its modern history Epirus is also widely known for its glorious past. A past connected with the famous Dodona oracle as well as with various sites such as Nikopolis and Necromanteion. Join us in a passionate route to the paths of antiquity. . .
Our tour starts from Ioannina. We will first pay a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Ioannina which lies at the center of the town. Here we will have an introductory guided tour as far as it concerns the history of Epirus during the ancient times. Afterwards we will pay a visit to the ancient oracle of Dodona.
Today we will head to Preveza a coastal city which lies one hour from Ioannina. We will first visit the remains of the ancient Nikopolis, the Roman city that was built from emperor Octavianus on the aftermath of Actium battleship. After a short stop to modern Preveza we will head to the last point of our trip the famous Oracle of the Dead (Necromanteion). According to the ancient tradition the visitors of Necromanteion had the chance to meet the souls of their beloved dead , that were coming out of the kingdom of Dead , during a specific ceremony.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
You have to take into account the fact that the museums and archaeological sites timetable during the winter is from 8:00 to 15:00 while during the summer is from 8:00 to 20:00 (winter period is from 1/11/2016 to 31/3/2017 and the summer period is from 1/4/2017 to 31/10/2017
We will travel in a comfortable , air-conditioned 5-seat Ford Focus Sedan (2002 model)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
250 euro - The estimation of local payments refers to the cost for meals and coffees and also for museum and archaeological sites tickets.