Day trip

From Athens: Mycenae, Epidaurus, and Nafplio Private Tour

4.9 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: My Athens Transfers

From Athens: Mycenae, Epidaurus, and Nafplio Private Tour

Activity provider: My Athens Transfers

From US$ 166.94 per person

Travel south of Athens to discover the highlights of the Peloponnese region. Cross the Corinth Canal to leave mainland Greece and explore Mycenae, Epidaurus, and Nafplion on a full-day tour.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
The driver will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby or outside your apartment holding a sign with your name on it, 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • See the highlights of the Peloponnese region on a day trip from Athens
  • Visit the archaeological site of Mycenae, home to mythical King Agamemnon
  • Discover the perfect acoustics at Epidaurus's 4th-century amphitheater
  • Explore the quaint harbor village of Nafplion
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel, the airport, or the port in Athens and travel out of the city across the Corinth Canal. First, stop at the archaeological site of Mycenae, and discover one of the major centers of Ancient Greek culture. Home to the mythical King Agamemnon, discover its most notable features including the Mycenaean Acropolis, the tomb of Agamemnon, and the ruins of the Cyclopean Walls that once protected the city.  Next, travel to the site of Epidaurus. Discover its well-preserved amphitheater with perfect acoustics and the healing center. See these ancient structures which are considered milestones in the evolution of western civilization.  Finally, travel to the picturesque harbor village of Nafplio. Stroll through its charming narrow streets and admire the elegant houses and quaint cafes. Enjoy some time for shopping, lunch, or relaxing in the village. Then, be returned to Athens.
Includes
  • Professional drivers with deep knowledge of history (not licensed to accompany you in any site)
  • Hotel/ airport/ port pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Bottled water
  • Licensed tour guide (upon request and depending on availability)
  • Entry or admission fees for archaeological sites
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Drivers are not licensed tour guides, but they are knowledgeable and can provide commentary in fluent English
  • Although your driver will not enter the archaeological sites with you, they can answer most of your questions about the places you visit on this tour
  • Licensed tour guide is available at an additional cost
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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A very interesting discovery of an exceptional site in the best conditions.

July 15, 2022

Fabulous tour! But the entire time would have not been as good without the great Tom… amazing driver, very knowledgeable and frankly a great guy overall!

April 11, 2022

March 12, 2022

Product ID: 369626