Looking for one of the best Athens day trips? Take a day trip from Athens to Mycenae, Nafplio and Epidaurus, and discover their sights.
• Convenient and comfy airconditioned vehicle
• Get the unique experience of a hassle-free private tour
• Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off, from your Athens hotel / apartment, is included
Your day trip begins from your hotel/airbnb, where you will meet your driver, to head out toward the Peloponnese.
First visit is going to be the region of Argolis, the land of Homer’s Golden Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dating back to the second century B.C., Mycenae was one of the major centers of the Greek civilization and a military stronghold which was mainly dominated at the southern Greece.
There you will be able to visit the archaeological site, the kingdom of the mythical Agamemnon, the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure.
Next destination will be Nafplion, the first capital of modern Greece. Its Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” and the fortified islet of “Bourtzi” or “Kasteli” will charm you.
Final destination is Epidaurus where you will be able to visit the ancient Epidaurus theatre, which remains one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and an exemplary theatre due to the amazing acoustics, and Asklipieio which was a sanctuary where many sick people and seekers used to visit it every day. It was one of the most well-known and prestigious sanctuary.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.