Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens : November 2018 - October 2019

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Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens : November 2018 - October 2019

Filippis Tours is offering you the opportunity to meet the highlights of the north-eastern Peloponnese… Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplion, are waiting to be discovered, during this one day trip from Athens…


Corinth Epidaurus Mycenae Nafplion Sightseeing in Greece

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens... Lion's Gate - Cyclopean Walls - Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus - Corinth Canal - Nafplion

Mycenae is an archaeological site near Mikines in Greece, located southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf. Epidaurus was a small city in ancient Greece, on the Argolid Peninsula at the Saronic Gulf.

Epidaurus, was very popular during the ancient times, due to the asclepeion, that was the most celebrated healing center of the Classical world and also due to the Theatre. The ancient theatre of Epidaurus is known, till nowadays to the entire world, for the amazing acoustics, the symmetry and the beauty.

Program

Come with us, to a dreamlike day trip from Athens to Argolis. A region that amasses numerous important monuments and superb natural beauty.

As the day starts, we will drive along the coastal road of Attica, parallel to the Saronic Gulf. We will make a short stop at the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean And Ionian Seas, while at the same time, it separates Peloponnese from the mainland, offering a unique sight.

Our purpose is to arrive at the archaeological site of Mycenae. It is the Homeric city of Atreides, which poets referred to as the city that as «rich in gold». Entering the ancient city, we will pass through the «Lion’s Gate» and the «Cyclopean Walls». The exploration will lead us to the excavated Royal Tombs.

We'll have lunch at Mycenae and then we will depart for our next destination which will be at the city of Nafplion. We'll drive through the fertile plain of Argolis and, as we close our distance, the view of the picturesque town will unfold. Nestling at the foot of a huge cliff, crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress. We'll make a short stop to admire and photograph this majestic scenery.

The final section of our trip will be a visit to Epidaurus. There, we will walk in the ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, that was built in the 4th-century b.C. and maintains a fame for its excellent acoustics until our modern times.

The excursion Mycenae and Epidaurus tour from Athens ends on our way towards Athens.

Sightseeing in Mycenae Sites:

  • The imposing Lions Gate, at the entrance of the Mycenaean citadel.
  • The royal complex.
  • The six royal tombs in the 1st tomb ring (16th cent. b.C.), the granary, the temples and the houses, in the citadel.
  • The 2nd tomb ring with the vaulted tombs (14 royal & 12 private), outside the citadel.
  • The treasure of Atreus or the tomb of Agamemnon (13th cent. b.C.) & a grandiose tomb near the citadel.
  • The Heraion of Argos. A pan-Hellenic centre of worship for the goddess Hera.
  • The church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the village Chonikas (8 km. to the south)

Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidaurus with Corinth. End of the tour «Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens».

Price List

« Tours in Greece : Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From Athens »

 

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip From AthensSeasonalityPrice per person
Without lunch01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019100 €
Without lunch
Early booking 10% discount (60 days earlier)
01/04/2019 – 31/10/201990 €
Including lunch01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019113 €
Including lunch
Early booking 10% discount (60 days earlier)
01/04/2019 – 31/10/2019102 €
Without lunch01/11/2018 – 31/03/201987 €
Including lunch01/11/2018 – 31/03/2019100 €

 

Package includes
  • Free pick up and drop off from the centrally located hotels of Athens and the city center.
  • Entrance fee for the archaeological site of Mycenae.
  • Entrance fee for the ancient theater of Epidaurus.
  • Services of a Professional - licensed guide.
  • Guided tours in the archaeological sites and the museums, which are mentioned at the above program.
  • Transport by comfortable A/C bus.
  • Meal plan, according your choice.
  • All taxes, fees.
Package does not include
  • Water, beverages or drinks during meals.
  • Any personal expenses & Tips.
  • Whatever is not explicitly stated.

November 2018 - March 2019
Tuesday & Saturday

April 2019 - October 2019
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Departure: 08:45
Return: 19:00

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