Book a Private Tour Of Ancient Corinth, Nemea, Mycenae, Nafplio, Epidaurus & Isthmus Canal From Athens.
Learn the rich history behind the ancient sites and their significance in the ancient world!
What you will do and see on this Private Tour to Ancient Corinth, Nemea, Mycenae, Nafplio, Epidaurus & Isthmus Canal from Athens?
The Isthmus Canal is 6 kilometers long.
It connects the Ionian Sea with the Aegean Sea via the Corinthian gulf and the Saronic Sea and separates the Peloponnese with the rest of Greece.
Constructed between 1881 and 1893 it involves excavation of 80 m (262 ft) in-depth, and is 6,3 km (4 miles) long, allowing ships of up to 10,000 tons to pass.
As we drive up the monolithic rock of Acrocorinth we will be captivated by the breathtaking views of both gulfs, the Isthmus canal, Gerania mountain and surrounding beauty (1883 ft/574 m).
Being the home of Pegasus (the winged horse) you will also discover the temple of Aphrodite and the Upper Pirene spring.
We will explore the incredible archaeological site of Ancient Corinth with the fabulous museum, courtyard, temple of Apollo, fountain of Glauke, Sacred Spring, Peirene, Asklepieion, Odeion, Bema, Agora and much more.
Combining mythology, ancient temples, an ancient stadium, and an incredible museum, Nemea is not to be missed.
Taste victory with the goddess Nike by your side as you emerge through the crypt to the ancient stadium.
Arguably Greece's most important red wine appellation located in the Peloponnese is Nemea.
A mythical land where the legendary Agiorgitiko wine is born.
Live a unique experience tasting wines in some of the most well known Greek wineries reminding you of the Napa valley of California.
Mycenae, the kingdom of Agamemnon is a World Heritage UNESCO Site discovered by H. Schliemann.
According to the epics of Homer, the expedition to Troy started from here.
Nafplio was the first capital city of modern Greece.
It is a picturesque town with Venetian architecture that the Venetians used to call the Naples of Greece.
You can easily see the Venetian fortress of Palamidi on the top of a hill above and the fortified islet of Bourtzi in the old port.
The old town was built at the beginning of the 19th century, but buildings still exist from the Venetian time.
During our tour, we will visit the Cathedral and the church of Saint Spiridon where Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of Greece, was murdered.
We will continue to the Syntagma Square and explore its historic buildings from different periods such as the Archaeological Museum, the Vouleftikon that housed the first parliament of the free Greek state and the Old Mosque and Freedom Square honoring our liberty with the help of the French.
Epidaurus is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece and a UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument.
It is the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, who was a healer. Epidaurus was the most celebrated healing center of the ancient Greek world.
This magnificent theatre was constructed in the late 4th century BC to host religious events to honor the god Asclepius.
The theater is famous for its symmetry and it is also unique because of its excellent state of conservation, which allows it to be still in use.
Another fact about this theater is the perfect acoustics. During summer, it hosts performances of ancient Greek drama.
Few steps from the Ancient Theatre is the Sanctuary of Asklepios, a very popular healing center in the ancient times.
The Archaeological Museum hosts many interesting exhibits from excavations on this site.