Peloponnese Highlights: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplio, and Epidaurus

Peloponnese Highlights: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplio, and Epidaurus

Our Private Luxury Tour combines the major Peloponnese Highlights as you journey through the olive fields, orchards & Aegean views in the comfort of one of our new Mercedes models with free WiFi & bottled water, in the company of a highly experienced & knowledgeable Tour driver.

Visit the engineering marvel of the Corinth Canal, walk the very streets of Ancient Corinth and test the famous acoustics of the great theatre of Epidaurus. Step into the 3000-year-old tombs of Mycenae & palace of Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks in the Trojan war. Visit the beautiful port city of Nafplio steeped in Byzantine history with its castles & explore its local craft shops, boutiques & cafes.

Booking options allow you to add a Luxury Class Vehicle (Gold package), and Traditional Lunch in one of the best local Restaurants (Platinum Package). An expert Archaeological guide can also be added on request.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Loutraki 201 00 Greece

At the time of your choice, your informative & professional Tour driver will be at your Hotel reception or other residence promptly to escort you on your tour to the Peloponnese. Our first stop at the narrowing between mainland Greece and the Peloponnese is at the impressive Corinth canal. Finished in 1893 and one of the wonders of its time, learn all about its many interesting ill-fated and varied Histories, from ancient times to the present as you view the gentle flotillas of yachts traversing beneath its plunging cliff line.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Argous 105 Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth 200 07 Greece

After crossing into the Peloponnese, our first main stop explores the beautifully preserved remains of Ancient Corinth, one of Greece’s most powerful and influential city-states of Antiquity. Stroll through its streets, temples, markets, and fountains in the footsteps of the Classical Greeks, Ancient Romans & St. Paul before you. Refreshments & rest stops are also on hand at the local Cafes at its entrance if needed.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae 21200 Greece

Next we come to the imposing remains of Ancient Mycenae, one of the most important sites in the development of Ancient Greece. Not only central to the ‘Mycenaean period, from 1600 to 1100 BC which formed the first major widespread civilization in Europe at the time, but also home to the palace of the legendary Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War. Passing through the 20-meter wide city walls, entering through the gigantic lion's gate and exploring Agamemnon’s throne room and associated Toombs of the site with their huge construction is an amazing experience. Excavations of its various Toombs to date have uncovered over 15Kg of gold and other famous & priceless treasures, many of which you will see in its modern on-site museum including Agamemnon's death mask.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Nafplio, Nafplio, Argolis Region, Peloponnese

Time for lunch after the activities of the morning, we arrive at one of the most beautiful towns in Greece, the historic port city of Nafplio by the sea. Nafplion has a definite artistic feel with enchanting narrow streets of Neoclassic & Venetian architecture, upmarket local craft & clothes shops. Its seafront is packed with cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes with views to the Venetian castle of Bourtzi in the bay. Time to wander its pretty streets, pick up a souvenir, or just relax over lunch.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus, Epidavros 210 59 Greece

After lunch we visit the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios, first healing centre of the Ancient World and where you will also find the impressive Theatre of Epidaurus, one of the most visited ancient sites in Greece. The temple and theatre date from the 4th century and feature masterpieces of classical Greek architecture. Join the other visitors who test its world-famous acoustics with a poem or a song before your return !

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sanctuary of Asklepios, Epidavros 210 52 Greece

The ruins of the Ancient Sanctuary of Asklepios form a part of the same site of the Ancient Theatre.

At the end of your day, you can relax and recharge in comfort as your driver returns you safely back to your Hotel or other destination.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"LUNCH OPTION: You may add this later on request or choose our Platinum Package during booking. Vegetarian dishes available. Please inform us of any allergies."
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"GUIDING/LICENSED GUIDES: Please note your knowledgeable tour driver can inform you en-route but can not enter Archaeological sites. Professional Expert Licensed Guides may be added on request after booking (additional cost)."
"PICKUP FROM ATHENS AIRPORT & LOCATIONS OUTSIDE CENTRAL ATHENS: May require a supplement. Please inquire for details."
"GROUPS OF 8 OR MORE: The Corinth Canal is visited along with your choice of two sites from the following: Ancient Corinth, Mycenae and Epidaurus"
"Most travelers can participate"
"START TIMES: Our tour is flexble so we can start at another time on request if that is more suitable. In this case please contact us directly.flexible"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Our Health & Safety Measures:
All our Tours are private so you will never mix with another group. Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, equipped with face-masks, hand sanitizer, & seats next to your driver remain free."



Duration: 8 To 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
o Pick up time flexible on request
o For Airbnb's please provide the exact address
o If you have luggage please provide details of quantity so we may provide the appropriate vehicle. A supplement may apply for a larger vehicle.
o Pick up from Airport and areas outside of central Athens on request. A supplement may apply

Airports

  • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece


Ports

  • Port of Piraeus, 10, Akti Miaouli str, Pireas 185 38, Greece
  • Cruise Terminal A, Akti Miaouli, Pireas 185 38, Greece
  • Cruise Terminal B, Pireas 185 38, Greece
  • Cruise Terminal C, Pireas 185 38, Greece
  • Nafplio Port, PORT, Nafplio 211 00, Greece


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Professional English speaking experienced Tour driver throughout the day
  • All vehicles with WiFi, A/C, Chilled Bottled Water
  • GOLD PACKAGE: Luxury Class Mercedes: E-Class Sedan, Minivan or Sprinter. Depending on group size.
  • PLATINUM PACKAGE: Luxury Class Mercedes: E-Class Sedan, Minivan or Sprinter. Traditional Greek Lunch
  • FREE PICKUP: From any central Athens Address or Cruise ship

Not Included

  • Entrance Fees
  • Licensed guide for archaeological sites. Available on request
  • Pickup from Athens Airport or locations outside central Athens: arranged on request with surcharge
  • GROUPS OF 8 OR MORE: visit the Canal plus your choice of two sites from: Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
  • Entry/Admission - Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus

Facilities


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