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From Athens: Bus Trip to Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplio

Activity provider: Ammon Express

From Athens: Bus Trip to Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplio

Activity provider: Ammon Express
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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the ancient Mycenae. Admire the most famous ancient theater of Epidaurus and add a modern element to your day with a short stop to the coastal city of Nafplio.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek

Experience

Highlights
  • Take photos from the Isthmus of Corinth
  • Explore the Kingdom of Agamemnon and marvel at the Mask
  • Choose from either a shared or private guided experience
  • Step on the ancient theatre of Epidaurus
  • Visit the coastal city of Nafplio
Full description

Depart Athens with your friendly guide (archaeologist) by bus from the Halandri Metro station and reach the ancient city of Mycenae. Let the Cyclopean walls take your breath, and learn about the mysterious origins of this fantastic structure.

Mycenae is considered the greatest and richest kingdom of the later Bronze Age around 1350 B.C.

Walk around the archaeological park, pass through the great Lionesses Gate, explore the Ancient Treasure of Atreus also known as King’s Agamemnon Tomb as well as the Tomb of Clytemnestra. Admire the Palace and the Gold Mask of Agamemnon. After Mycenae enjoy a traditional Greek lunch in the beautiful seaside city of Nafplio. Naflpio used to be the capital of Greece before Athens and its architecture has Venetian, Byzantine, Ottoman and, Modern Greek influences.

Admire the main attractions like the Castle of Bourtzi, the Acronauplia and the Castle of Palamidi built on the top of the hill as well as the various picturesque squares in the city center.

Finish your day with a visit to the ancient theater of Epidaurus. This site is well known as the theater with the greatest acoustics and still hosts the Festival of Epidaurus every summer.

Includes
  • English-speaking guide (archaeologist)
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Basic travel insurance
  • Free of charge entrance to the archaeological site and museum is valid for youths of up to 18 years old and students inside the European Union
  • Reduced entrance (-50%) is valid for European Union citizens aged over 65 and students of Higher Education Institutes outside the European Union
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum of Mycenae (12€ during summer season, 6€ during winter season)
  • Entrance fee to the Ancient Epidaurus (12€ during summer season, 6€ during winter season)
  • Entry to Castle of Bourtzi, the Acronauplia, and the Castle of Palamidi
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Guided tour inside archaeological sites
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

At 8:30 AM, outside the Halandri Metro Station (Blue Line), which is a 20-minute ride from Athens Syntagma. Once you are at Halandri Metro Station, follow the exit “To Vrilissia” and meet your trip attendant outside the station. Please bear in mind that you should be at the departure point 10 minutes before the time indicated in the schedule.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 368 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The whole trip was lovely! Nafplio is definitely a city you want to put on your list in case you’re visiting Athens, it’s so beautiful, the buildings have Venetian influence and you’ll feel like you’re in Italy. Our guide was very nice and helpful, full of information and explanations about each place. He was very friendly and gave us suggestions about places in Athens. I suggest reserving the trip during the week if you can, we found Nafplio almost empty, even the guide was surprised

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November 24, 2022

A fun day full of beautiful and interesting sites spanning so many years of history. Our tour guide Toli was lovely and so knowledgeable as well as engaging. He also gave us lovely suggestions of what to do and try during our time in Athens. We got to try the Namea wine the day after the tour and it was as good as he said. We also loved the walking tour in Nafplio which was optional and I’m so glad we did it. Make sure to pack sure snacks and be ready to walk. It was such a good time.

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November 20, 2022

great trip to see a few cool areas in the peninsula without having to rent a car. Tolis was a great guide who is from the peninsula and had lots of good information and recommendations. our tour group opted to do a walking tour in Nafplio instead of the whole time in a restaurant which was a good choice. both archeological sites had enough time to visit them, Epidaurus felt a little more rushed but it is a bigger area.

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November 16, 2022

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