Spend the day in the Argolis region, exploring Mycenae, the city “rich in gold,” and its archaeological site, where you can marvel at the acoustics of the ancient Epidaurus Theater.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Corinth CanalExplore with this guided one full day tour the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major center of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and a world heritage monument. Depart from our terminal for one day tour via the coastal National highway for the CORINTH CANAL (short stop). Duration: 15 minutesStop At: MycenaeDrive to MYCENAE and visit the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. Visit the Palace, the Lionesses Gate and the tomb of Agamemnon. Before lunch an optional stop in a pottery factory. Duration: 1 hourStop At: NAFPLIO.CITY Before lunch an optional stop in a pottery factory. After lunch through ARGOS proceed to Nafplio the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of BOURTZI (short stop). Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Epidaurus TheatreContinue to EPIDAURUS and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asclepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center 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. The Mycenae – Epidaurus tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon.Duration: 1 hour