Day 1: We depart Athens through the coastal road to reach the impressive Corinth Canal (short stop).
We will then continue to Epidaurus. Epidaurus was known in antiquity as a healing center, the place where the god of medicine Asclepius was born and worshiped. The amphitheater of Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics and symmetrical beauty, the most perfect theater of Ancient Greece, is a well preserved monument, still in use today during the ” Summer Athens’ Festival.
We will head to Nafplio where you have the opportunity to explore this beautiful city.

Overnight in Nafplio.

Day 2: After breakfast, you will have the chance to see Nafplio Town with it’s Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi afloat in the middle of the bay. We then continue on to Mycenae one of the most significant historical monuments of Greek civilization. Mycenae was the kingdom of the mighty Agamemnon, leader of the Greek army during the Trojan war.
In the afternoon leave from Mycenae to Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.

Overnight and dinner in Olympia.

Day 3: Visit to the archaeological site with the temple of Zeus, the temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the museum of Olympia. Departure from Olympia via Patras to Rion, cross the Corinthian bay by ferry – boat to Antirion. Drive to picturesque Nafpaktos and from there on, via the scenic new road along the coast, to Delphi. In the afternoon you will be visiting the picturesque mountain village of Arachova.

Overnight and dinner to Delphi.

Day 4: Visit to the archaeological site in Delphi, the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle and the Museum of Delphi, with it’s spectacular finds, including the bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos.
Return to Athens in the evening.

> Entrance fees into Palamidi fortress are 4 Euro pp.
> Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Mycenae, Museum and Treasury of Atreus are 9 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)
> Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Epidaurus Theater are 6 Euro pp.
> Entrance fees into Olympia area & Museum are 9 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)
> Entrance fees into Delphi area & Museum are 9 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office).

Free admission for:

  • Journalists
  • Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
  • University students from Greece and the E.U

Free admission for all on the following dates:

  • 6 March
  • 5 June
  • 18 April
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

Opening hours for the archaeological area of Mycenae:
Winter period: 08:00-15:00
Summer period: 08:00-20:00

Opening hours for the archaeological area of Epidaurus:
Winter period: 08:00-15:00
Summer period: 08:00-20:00

Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Olympia:
Winter period: Tuesday – Sunday: 08:00-15:00 Monday: 10.00 – 17.00
Summer period: 08:00- 20:00

Opening hours for the archaeological area of Delphi:
Winter period: 08:30– 15:00
Summer period: 08:00 – 19:00

All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

• 1 January: closed
• 6 January: closed
• Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
• 25 March: closed
• Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
• Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
• Easter Sunday : closed
• Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
• 1 May: closed
• Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
• 15 August: 08.30-15.00
• 28 October: 08.30-15.00
• 25 December: closed
• 26 December: closed

  • Please note that on this tour, your driver is not licensed to accompany you  inside any site or museum.If you want a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you can hire one at extra cost.
  • The hillside site of Delphi requires almost continuous uphill walking over dirt and some paved surfaces to visit. Guests must be in good health and sensible walking shoes are a must. At the museum, there are steps to enter the building

  • Our prices are much better in comparison to those of the big Tour operators, because we are ourselves the tour operator and we do not use third party providers.
  • It’s always a great idea to bring a bottle of water and sunscreen with you because in the warmer months it becomes quite hot and sunny.
  • A hat to protect your head and shade your face is also recommended when spending a significant amount of time in the sun.
  • The area around  Delphi ,Mycenae and Olympia can become quite crowded, especially during the peak travel months, so be aware of your surroundings and keep your belongings close to you.
  • Do not accept ‘gifts’ from street vendors approaching tourists. They may offer you roses, but if choose you accept, you will be expected to pay or give a tip for them.

  • For your safety inside the vehicle, drivers provide commentary only when it is deemed safe to do so while driving. When your driver must concentrate during difficult driving conditions, please refrain from any distracting behaviour as your safety during the tour is our top priority.
  • Your Driver will drop you off as close to the sites as legally possible and in accordance to the Municipality and Traffic laws of Athens.
  • Our service is solely confirmed when the potential customer has received and email confirming services along with the details of the tour. If the confirmation email is not received than please conclude that the service has not been confirmed. We suggest you contact us immediately for further clarification.

Highlights of this Tour

  • Epidaurus ancient theatre

  • Tholos, Epidaurus

  • Palamidi fortress, Nafplio

  • Bourtzi fortress, Nafplio

  • Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae

  • Lion gate, Mycenae

  • Temple of Zeus, Olympia

  •  Temple of Hera, Olympia

  • Ancient Olympic Stadium, Olympia

  • Temple of Apollo, Delphi

  • Athenian Treasury, Delphi

  • Ancient Theatre, Delphi

  • Tholos, Delphi

  • Castalian Spring, Delphi

Photogallery

  • epidaurus2
  • ancient ruins in epidaurus1
  • nafplio1
  • palamidi fortress nafplio
  • bourtzi castle nafplio
  • bourtzi fortress nafplio
  • mycenae4
  • mycenae2
  • ancient olympia5
  • ancient olympia8
  • ancient olympia2
  • temple of apollo delphi2

More details about the attractions you visit

  • Epidaurus

  • Nafplio

  • Mycenae

  • Mycenae

  • Delphi

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