1D Naplio, Mycenae & Epidaurus Tour

Athens, 106 71, Greece
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Explore with your professional and passionate guide the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and the archaeological treasure of Epidaurus. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks on this fascinating full-day excursion. Depart from our terminal via the coastal National highway for the strategically important Corinth Canal. After the Corinth Canal, you enter the region of Argolis, land of Ho... Read More

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Tour Duration
10h

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HotelBeds Greece

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Explore with your professional and passionate guide the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and the archaeological treasure of Epidaurus. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks on this fascinating full-day excursion. Depart from our terminal via the coastal National highway for the strategically important Corinth Canal. After the Corinth Canal, you enter the region of Argolis, land of Homer's Golden Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dating back to the second century B.C. Mycenae was one of the major centres of Greek civilization and a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece. Visit the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. You will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion's Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra's and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure. Time will then be taken for a traditional Greek optional lunch at a nearby restaurant. Afterwards, stop in the beautiful seaport of Nauplia the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi. Continue on to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO'S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing centre of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best-preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. Your day trip ends back to Athens late in the afternoon.

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Wifi on board Entrance fee Pick up and Drop off at the hotel Air-conditioned transportation Guide

Highlights

See the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion's Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra's and the Treasury of Atreus Admire the magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure The Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi visit the ancient theatre Discover the classical Greek buildings

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Athens, 106 71, Greece

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