Mycenae, Nafplio, and Epidaurus Private Tour from Athens

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Traveler pickup is offeredPortsPiraeus, Nafplio to Your Athens or Nafplio accommodation/port, or Athens International Airport. Other locations available upon request.

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from$445.63
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Encounter Greece both modern and ancient on this PRIVATE 3-day tour for 2-7 persons.Setting off from Athens, you’ll make your way to the mythical Peloponnese region, which is home to most of Greece’s famous ruins. Spend your first day exploring the Unesco sites of Mycenae & Epidaurus. Enjoy lunch with the locals; treat of your guide/driver. Explore the beautiful seaside town of Nafplio with its Palamidi fortress before an overnight stay in the peninsula town of Ermioni just opposite Hydra island. Accommodation in a large charming guesthouse with great sea views all around.The following two days are devoted to exploring cosmopolitan HYDRA and SPESTSES, two idyllic islands. Private hotel pick-up/drop-off and breakfast are all included. All driving distances between the sites are short and very relaxed. All year round tour about famous sites, hospitality and great food! Highly recommended to opt-in for the 4day/3night tour (mountain villages)
ItineraryDay 1: Mycenae - Nafplio - EpidaurusStop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Epidavros, Argolis Region, PeloponneseThe oldest theater in the world with the amazing acousticsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, PeloponneseThe home of King AgamemnonDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis Region, PeloponneseWalk down the 999 steps and enjoy the amazing views of the waterDuration: 1 hourStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseA quick stop to loop around the canalDuration: 15 minutesMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight opposite Hydra island in a great guesthouse with panoramic sea viewsDay 2: Hydra islandStop At: Point of service / Bank / ATM EthnikiVisit the cosmopolitan island of Hydra; the hiding place of the rich and famousDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight opposite HydraDay 3: Spetses islandStop At: Spetses Museum, Spetses, Saronic Gulf Islands, AtticaAnother great island to spend the day before heading back to AthensDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Optional visit and stay at the Arcadia mountains, villages & monasteriesStop At: Dimitsana squareThe most beautiful village in the mountains of Arcadia in central PeloponneseDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, PeloponneseThe amazing cliff hanging monasteryDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Water Power MuseumWe shall be visiting the Water-Power Museum containing a reconstructed watermill, tannery and gunpowder mill showing how the basic pre-industrial techniques used water as the main energy source for the production of various products.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Pantopolion en Stemnitsa, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, PeloponneseThis stone built village is our lunch locationDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight in a great guesthouse at the village of Dimitsana

What’s included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • This tour is all about what tourists really love about Greece; the hospitality that the people in the most remote corners eagerly offer to the unknown tourist who is not looking for the luxurious offering but for the authentic and spontaneous.
  • Private tour for 2-8 people belonging to the same group
  • 2 nights in a great accommodation/location and 3 full days to discover real Greece OR
  • 3 nights / 4 days to include more of the local feel at the mountains villages & monasteries of mythical Peloponnese
  • Non smoking vehicles and drivers - Brand new 2018-19 vehicles
  • Authentic non touristy lunch on day1 where the locals eat out
  • Accommodation in large private apartment/s and/or studio with village and sea view all around
  • Breakfast on a self catering basis with all necessary items included, which are local (mostly organic) and some home-cooked products
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • In car bottled water and information booklet with trip details
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Pantopolion en Stemnitsa

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Entrance fees: Mycenae site & museum at €12, Palamidi fortress at €8 and Epidaurus site at €12 (half price during off season: 1 Nov - 31 Mar)
  • Boat to and from Hydra island (€5 to €6.5 each-way/person)
  • Boat to and from Spetses island (€2 each-way/person)
  • Professional guide to the sites (optional)
  • Tourist stops to souvenir, pottery shops, etc, unless specifically requested by yourselves
  • Pickup and drop-off in areas outside of Athens (possible additional cost)
  • Gratuites (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
  • Entry/Admission - Palamidi Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Water Power Museum

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Breakfast included

Itinerary

Day 1: Mycenae - Nafplio - Epidaurus Stop At: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Epidavros, Argolis Region, Peloponnese The oldest theater in the world with the amazing acoustics Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, Peloponnese The home of King Agamemnon Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Palamidi Castle, Nafplio, Argolis Region, Peloponnese Walk down the 999 steps and enjoy the amazing views of the water Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, Peloponnese A quick stop to loop around the canal Duration: 15 minutes Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: Overnight opposite Hydra island in a great guesthouse with panoramic sea views
Day 2: Hydra island Stop At: Point of service / Bank / ATM Ethniki Visit the cosmopolitan island of Hydra; the hiding place of the rich and famous Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight opposite Hydra
Day 3: Spetses island Stop At: Spetses Museum, Spetses, Saronic Gulf Islands, Attica Another great island to spend the day before heading back to Athens Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Optional visit and stay at the Arcadia mountains, villages & monasteries Stop At: Dimitsana square The most beautiful village in the mountains of Arcadia in central Peloponnese Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, Peloponnese The amazing cliff hanging monastery Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Water Power Museum We shall be visiting the Water-Power Museum containing a reconstructed watermill, tannery and gunpowder mill showing how the basic pre-industrial techniques used water as the main energy source for the production of various products. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Pantopolion en Stemnitsa, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, Peloponnese This stone built village is our lunch location Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: Overnight in a great guesthouse at the village of Dimitsana
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