This Journey is an extension of the full day tour to Argolis providing a more leisurely trip with an overnight stay in Nafplio. In this tour you will also visit the Venetian Fortress of Palamidi crowning the city of Nafplio or alternatively go swimming. Finally a a wonderful walk to the old city with its neoclassic houses and picturesque streets is a must.
Day 1: Leave Athens early in the morning to the Corinth Canal via the coastal highway. After, a quick stop at the Corinth Canal for pictures then on to Ancient Corinth. We then proceed to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient Epidaurus Theatre. Proceed to the pretty town of Nafplio (lunch and overnight), where you have the afternoon free for a visit to the Venetian fortress of Palamidi. Alternatively, you can use the free time to wonder around the old streets of Nafplio or even go swimming.
Overnight stay in Nafplio.

Day 2: Morning free, for shopping and for a walk to the old city of Nafplio with its neoclassic houses and picturesque streets. Around noon leave for Mycenae – visit the Lion Gate, the Tomb of Agamemnon and the Palace. In the afternoon, departure to Athens. Arriving early in the evening.

>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 to Ancient Corinth is 6 Euros
> Entrance fees into Palamidi fortress are 4 Euro pp.

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 Palamidi Fortress:
Winter Period: 08:00-15:00
Summer Period:
April 2016: 08.00-19.00
May until october 31st 2016: 08:00-20:00
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 Corinth:
Winter period: 8:00-15:00
Summer period:
From 3/4 to 30/4, 08:00-19:00
From 2/5 to 30/9, 08:00-20:00
From 1/10/ to 15/10, 08:00-19:00
From 16/10 to 31/10, 08:00-18:00

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.

  • Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes are recommended. Sun glasses and sun screen are suggested.
  • Photography is permitted throughout the tour.
  • The order of the sites may change due to many reasns.We do our best to ensure that every stop described is available for your visit. There are some times when a site or building is closed at the last moment with little to no warning. We assume that those in charge make those decisions based on external information and for the visitors’ safety and we apologize when this causes inconvenience and disappointment.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. A hat to protect your head and shade your face is also recommended when spending a significant amount of time in the sun.
  4. The area around Mycenae and Epidaurus Theater can become quite crowded, especially during the peak travel months, so be aware of your surroundings and keep your belongings close to you.
  5. 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 behavior 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

  • Corinth Canal

  • Temple of Apollo, Corinth

  • Ancient Corinth Museum

  • Peirene Spring, Corinth

  • Roman Agora, Corinth

  • Epidaurus ancient theatre

  • Tholos, Epidaurus

  • Epidaurus museum

  • Palamidi fortress, Nafplio

  • Nafplio old town

  • Bourtzi fortress, Nafplio

  • Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae

  • Lion gate, Mycenae

Photogallery

  • corinth canal1
  • corinth temple of apollo3
  • corinth templeof apollo4
  • ancient corinth
  • epidaurus2
  • ancient ruins in epidaurus1
  • palamidi fortress nafplio
  • nafplio1
  • nafplio town
  • bourtzi fortress nafplio
  • mycenae2
  • mycenae3

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