• EPIDAURUS HALF DAY TOUR  
 
  • Corinth canal-Isthmia -Epidaurus
 
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 ).
 
Our next stop is Isthmia, the entrance of the Canal from the side of the Saronic Gulf. There, we see how the bridge works. It has to sink to a depth of 12 meters in order for vessels to cross the Canal ( pict 2 ).
 
We continue, driving between the forest and the sea, having on our left the Saronic Gulf. After one hour, we will arrive at Ancient 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. The museum is situated in the same location ( pict 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 ).
After our visit, we return to Athens, to the place from which we started our tour.
 
Duration: 6 hours  approx
Price: 200 €      (Charge applies per car and not per person)
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  • EPIDAURUS & CORINTH FULL DAY TOUR 
 
  • Corinth canal-Ancient Corinth-Acrocorinth–Isthmia- Epidaurus
 
 
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 ).
 
Our next stop is Ancient Corinth, the richest city of 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 ).
Our next stop is Isthmia, the entrance of the Canal from the side of the Saronic Gulf. There, we see how the bridge works. It has to sink to a depth of 12 meters in order for vessels to cross the Canal.
We continue, driving between the forest and the sea, having on our left the Saronic Gulf ( pict 9 ). After one hour, we will arrive at Ancient 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. The museum is situated in the same location (pict 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 ).
After our visit, we return to Athens, to the point from which we started our tour.
 
Duration: 9 hours approx
Price:  240 €      (Charge applies per car and not per person)
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