• NAFPLIO & CORINTH -  FULL DAY TOUR
 
  • Corinth Canal – Ancient Corinth – Acrocorinth – Nafplio - Palamidi
 
 
We start our tour, driving on the Athens - Corinth National Road, having on our left the Saronic Gulf and the island of Salamis, where in 480 BC the famous battle of Salamis took place.
After about an hour, we make our first stop at the Corinth Canal. There, we will admire and take pictures of the magnificent Canal, which connects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf ( pict 1 ) .
A little further away, we will find the city of Ancient Corinth, the richest in Ancient Greece, and the only one that had two ports.
 
At the archaeological site, you will see the Temple of Apollo, the Pirene and Glafki fountains, the Ancient Agora and the location called “Vima” (Step) where the Apostle Paul was led to be tried by the Roman Proconsul Gallio, who refused to prosecute him ( pict 2, 3, 4, 5, ).
 
You will also see the Roman Odeon and the Ancient Theatre (pict 6, 7 ). The museum is situated in the same location.
Of course, we will continue our drive to the Acrocorinth rock, where the fortress by the same name stands at an altitude of 575 meters above the ancient city. There, we will make a brief stop and take pictures ( pict 8 ).
Leaving Ancient Corinth behind us, we head south, towards the city of Nafplio ( pict 9 )
Nafplio is the capital of the Argolis prefecture. In the 19th century, it was the first capital of Greece (from 1828 to 1834), after the liberation of the country from Ottoman rule. The old city has been given the status of a “traditional settlement” by the Greek state. It is full of historic buildings and ideal for walks through its narrow, picturesque alleys ( pict 10, 11, 12, 13).
Just above the town, the Palamidi castle dominates the area. This is an amazing fortress that was fortified by the Venetians from 1686 to 1715 and has been kept in immaculate condition, giving all visitors a sense of awe.
You will have plenty of time to walk to the port or through the narrow picturesque streets and have lunch in a traditional tavern.
After your meal, you will visit the Venetian fortress of Palamidi, which is kept in perfect condition ( pict 14, 15 ).
After exploring this beautiful fortress and taking many pictures, we will depart for Athens, to the place where we started our tour.
 
 
 
Duration: 8-9 approx
Price: 240 €      (Charge applies per car and not per person)

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  • NAFPLIO & MYCENAE FULL DAY TOYR 
           
  • Corinth canal-Mycenae –Nafplion-Palamidi
 
 
We start our tour, driving on the Athens - Corinth National Road, having on our left the Saronic Gulf and the island of Salamis, where in 480 BC the famous battle of Salamis took place.
After about an hour, we make our first stop at the Corinth Canal. There, we will admire and take pictures of the magnificent Canal, which connects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf ( pict 1 ).
 
Continuing our tour, and after a drive through small villages and olive and grape crops, we reach the Ancient city of Mycenae.
The city of Mycenae was the kingdom of the legendary King Agamemnon, whom Homer has praised. Mycenae is famous for its Mycenaean civilization, which lasted from 1,600 to 1,100 BC. At the Acropolis of Mycenae, you will admire the Cyclopean Walls and cross the impressive Lion Gate (pict 2, 3, 4, 5, ). The museum is situated at same location ( pict 6 )
 
A little further, the tomb of Agamemnon, stand impressive majestic, which is nothing less than this great King deserved ( pict 7 ).
 
Leaving Mycenae behind us, we head towards the city of Nafplio.
Nafplio is the capital of the Argolis prefecture. In the 19th century, it was the first capital of Greece (from 1828 to 1834), after the liberation of the country from Ottoman rule. The old city has been given the status of a “traditional settlement” by the Greek state. It is full of historic buildings and ideal for walks through its narrow, picturesque alleys.
Just above the town, the Palamidi castle dominates the area. This is an amazing fortress that was fortified by the Venetians from 1686 to 1715 and has been kept in immaculate condition, giving all visitors a sense of awe.
 
At Nafplio, you will dine and have the time to walk the narrow streets, admiring the historic buildings and the small water castle of Bourtzi, in the middle of the harbor ( pict 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 ). Then, you will visit the historic Palamidi fortress. It is a Venetian monument, which is kept in excellent condition. You will explore the fortress with its numerous turrets and enjoy the breathtaking view, taking many pictures ( 14, 15 ).
 
Satisfied and happy, we leave Nafplio behind us and we go back to the place from which we started our tour.
 
Duration: 8-9 approx
Price: 240 €      (Charge applies per car and not per person)

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  • NAFPLIO & EPIDAURUS   FULL DAY TOUR
    
  • Corinth Canal - Epidaurus - Nafplio - Palamidi
 
We start our tour, driving on the Athens - Corinth National Road, having on our left the Saronic Gulf and the island of Salamis, where in 480 BC the famous battle of Salamis took place.
After about an hour, we make our first stop at the Corinth Canal. There, we will admire and take pictures of the magnificent Canal, which connects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf ( pict 1 ).
 
Then, after passing through beautiful coastal villages and admiring the beautiful beaches of Peloponnese ( pict 2 ), we will arrive at Epidaurus.
 
Epidaurus was considered to be the home of the Greek god of medicine Asclepius. It was also the most important therapeutic center of antiquity. There you will admire the Asklepieion (Sanctuary of Asclepius), the Abaton, the Tholos (circular building), the Ancient Stadium and the Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its perfect acoustics, where performances are still given today ( pict 3, 4, 5, 6 ). The museum is situated in the same location (pict 7 )
 
After your visit, we leave Ancient Epidaurus behind us, with Nafplio as our next destination.
Nafplio is the capital of the Argolis prefecture. In the 19th century, it was the first capital of Greece (from 1828 to 1834), after the liberation of the country from Ottoman rule. The old city has been given the status of a “traditional settlement” by the Greek state. It is full of historic buildings and ideal for walks through its narrow, picturesque alleys ( pict 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 ).
 
Just above the town, the Palamidi castle dominates the area. This is an amazing fortress that was fortified by the Venetians from 1686 to 1715 and has been kept in immaculate condition, giving all visitors a sense of awe
( pict 14, 15 ).
 
You will have plenty of time to walk to the port or through the narrow picturesque streets and have lunch in a traditional tavern. After your meal, you will visit the Venetian fortress of Palamidi, which is kept in perfect condition.
 
After exploring this beautiful fortress and taking many pictures, we will depart for Athens, to the place where we started our tour.
 

 

 
Duration: 8-9 hours approx
Price: 240 €      (Charge applies per car and not per person)
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