- Tour Information
- Price: €455 adult €230 child
- Meeting Point: Pick up from your hotel
- Departure: 08:30
- Duration: 3 days
- Languages: English
- Entrance Fees: Included
- Days of Operation: Monday
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Join in the most comprehensive tour of the ancient Greek spirit
If you have always wanted to feel the unique aura of Greek mythology and history, you should visit some of the places that played a major role throughout antiquity. You don’t have to spare more than 3 days to make your wish come true.
The Route in a Nutshell
- Short stop at the Corinth canal
- A guided visit to Mycenae and the Tomb of Agamemnon
- Visit the ancient theater of Epidaurus
- Overnight stay at Olympia
- A guided visit to the archaeological site and the museum of Olympia
- Cross the magnificent Rion bridge
- Visit the picturesque village of Arachova
- Overnight stay at Delphi
- A guided visit at the Delphi archaeological site and the Temple of Apollo
This specific guided tour will take you from Athens to four magnificent sites of great archaeological interest. Your journey will take you pass the Corinth Canal to Epidaurus, a place known for its ancient theater that stands out for its perfect acoustics. From there you will be heading to Mycenae, the stronghold of king Agamemnon. The immense Cyclopean Walls, the astounding Lionesses’ Gate, the majestic Royal Tombs and the striking Treasure of Atreus will leave you standing in awe. Your next stop will be at Olympia, where you will spend the night.
The following morning your guide will show you around the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games and explain the significance of its impressive structures, such as the Temples of Zeus and Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame and the Stadium. After a visit to the fabulous local museum, you will depart for Delphi, pass the city of Patras and the astounding Rion-Antirrion bridge. The route in this part of Central Greece will take you pass Nafpaktos (Lepanto), where Miguel de Cervantes lost his arm during a naval battle in 1571. You will visit Arachova, a rustic village on the slopes of mount Parnassus, and then spend the night at Delphi.
The third and final day starts with a guided visit to the so called “navel of the world”. This is the spot that the God of light and foresight, Apollo, chose to build his oracle. Its sanctuary was famous for the prophecies the high priestess Pythia offered to the pilgrims. The Delphi museum is a must visit because of the multitude and the diversity its exhibits. In the afternoon you will get on the bus and head for Athens, carrying inside you the torch of knowledge and the ever glowing ancient Greek spirit.
- Licensed guide
- Entrance fees
- Transport by luxury bus
- Pick up service from hotels inside Athens’ inner ring
- Hotel accommodation (Single supplement €60)
- Breakfasts and dinners
- All taxes
Snapshots from the tour’s highlights
Photos of the most significant sights and landmarks you will have the opportunity to admire up close and capture with your camera during this tour.