Private Tours in Greece

Private tours in Greece - Athens - Corinth - Mycenae - Nafplio - Epidavros - Archaia Olympia - Athens (3 Days Tour)

3 Days Tour Athens - Corinth - Mycenae - Nafplio - Epidavros - Archaia Olympia - Athens

 

The entire private tour duration will be 3 days.

The distance from Athens - Corinth - Mycenae - Nafplio - Epidavros - Archaia Olympia - Athensis arround 676klm - 9 hours drive in total

Our first stop is Conrinth (84klm from Athens - 1 hour drive) which is almost one hour away from Athens. There you pass by the famous Corinth canal which separates the Peloponese from central Greece. The interesting part of the tour is the visit to ancient Corinth where you will have the chance to see famous archaeological sites such as the Temple of Apollo, the Acrocorinth, the Ancient Theater and the Roman Odeum.

After Corinth we will drive towards Mycenae (42klm from Corinth - 40 minutes drive). Mycenae is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Greece. There, we will visit the Mycenae acropolis and the museum. We will have lunch there

Then we will head towards Nafplio (23klm from Mycenae - 30 minutes drive). Nafplio was the second capital of Greece after Mesologgi until the capital became Athens. It is an historical city due to its meaning to the Greek Revolution. It has a very uniquely stone built centre with  neoclassical houses. There are numerous worthwhile monuments to visit in Nafplion such as: Vouleftikon, the first parliament of the Greek Nation, the Venetian Headquarters (an archeological museum), St Spyridon church (the first governor of Greece was killed there), St George church (the metropolis of the town), the war museum, the stone museum, the ouzo museum,  the kompoloi museum, the municipal art gallery, Palamidi castle, Bourtzi castle and many more. We will spend the night in Nafplio.

In the morning we will walk around Nafplio and in the afternoon we will start driving towards Epidavros (28 klm away from Nafplio - 30 minutes drive). The most interesting part there is the ancient theatre of Epidavros where many extraordinary plays are held each year dedicated usually to ancient drama.

The final stop of our journey is Archea Olympia (200klm away from Epidavros - 3 hours drive) and we will spend our second night there, the tour will take place in the morning. Archea Olympia is an UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peloponese This was the site of the original Olympic Games from 776 BC. The flame for each modern Olympic Games is still lit in the town, by a reflection of sunlight in a parabolic mirror, and carried by torch to the place where the games are to be held. There are many ancient ruins to see in the archaeological site. 

When the tour in Archea Olympia is over (in the afternoon), we will head back to Athens (300klm away from Archea Olympia - 3 hours drive).

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