Private Tour to Nafplion, Olympia
Private tour in Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Palamidi Castle & Ancient Olympia
Private tour in Nafplion & Palamidi castle, Mycenae, Epidaurus & Ancient Olympia...Combine the best Historical & Classical sites in a Peloponnese tour. Greece Private Tours
TOUR IN NAFPLION & OLYMPIA
3 days Tour Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion & Olympia. See sites from different Angles
Day 1: Our Nafplion- Olympia tour leaves Athens (request another departure terminal) drives westwards along the scenic coast , through the ancient areas of Elefsis and Megara until we reach the Corinth canal with its breathtaking views (short stop / on the bridge, which is the highest point of the canal -80 meters high and 6 km long- which connects the Aegean Sea to the Ionian Sea (short stop). Our private tour drives through a scenic coastal road with views from Saronic Gulf to Epidaurus, the greatest healing center of Asclepious in classical times. Cost from 115 € per person, per day ( Min. 6 persons/ Minivan)
Our tour continues on to Mycenae, the Homeric city of the Atreides, the city " rich in gold " of the ancient poets. Visit the Lions Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the famous Royal Tombs of King Atreas, Clytemnestra...Greece in the bronze age, had several important centers, including Mycenae. Mycenae, city of Agamemnon, was one of several heavily fortified strongholds. The king lived in a palace with many rooms which served as a military headquarters and a center of administration for the surrounding countryside. Overnight in Nafplion.
Day 2: Tour in Nafplion (first capital city of Greece in modern time - time for shopping if you wish) through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress. Nafplion is divided into the old and the new town. The old town was built mainly in the days of the governor Ioannis Capodistrias, at the beginning of the 19th c, but buildings still exist from the Venetian era. We visit Palamidi Castle, the most well preserved castle in Peloponnese with the eight individuals Bastions, and majestic views of the city. Depart afternoon for Olympia/overnight.
Day 3: After breakfast visit the museum of Olympia. The ruins of Olympia in the idyllic Alfios Valley testify to the grandeur of the ancient sanctuary which through the Olympic Games was a symbol of Greek unity - the cradle of the Olympic Games. Visit the Archaeological Site, the Sanctuary of the Olympian Zeus... and the Museum, one of the best in Greece. Next take a scenic coastal road from Patra to Athens and return from a different way.
Private tour to Nafplion & Ancient Olympia.
Daily: 3 Days Tour. Please read Touring/Info*
Sites & Museums: Summer: daily, 8.00 to 20.00 pm. Winter: Until Sunset / entry 30 min before closing. Entrance fee to Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia 12 Euro (each) Palamidi 8 E.
Closed on Holidays: January 1st. , March 25th, May 1st, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. On Good Friday, the sites are open 12.00 - 17.00.
Highlights of this 3 days tour to Nafplion and Olympia: Corinthian Canal /Epidaurus Theater, Asclepious sanctuary, Mycenae Agamemnon Palace, Nafplion & Palamidi Castle, Ancient Olympia & Stadium, Ancient Corinth.
We visit the sites as travelers and we try to avoid the tourist groups at the their visit usually hours...Our Photos its a prove of this...
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