Mycenae And Epidaurus
Take a trip along the Saronic Gulf and explore the historical sites and towns of Mycenae, Nauplia, and Epidaurus when you book this epic Athens excursion. You'll visit popular attractions, such as the Palace of Mycenae, Epidaurus' famed theater and museum. You'll also get a chance to explore Greece's first capital Nauplia and stop to take in the panoramic views of the Corinth Canal. With so many sites to explore, it's the ideal visit if you have a day to explore these ancient sites.
Make your way to the popular attraction of the Corinth Canal, along a scenic drive that borders the Saronic Gulf. You'll make a short stop at this infamous canal, where you can find time to take Insta-worthy photos of its breathtaking views of this narrow canal. This canal was built in the late 1890s to link the Saronic Gulf with the Corinth Gulf and bears a narrow passage that only stretches 70 feet wide.
Your journey continues to the ancient archaeological site of Mycenae, which was a former military stronghold. Here, you'll visit ancient ruins, such as the palace, the Lions, and the Tomb of Agamemnon, one of the best-preserved beehive-shaped tombs in Mycenae.
Continue your journey with a scenic drive to Nauplia-- independent Greece's first capital. Here, you'll get a quick stop to eat lunch and explore this ancient town on your own and its cobblestoned streets. You'll then visit the ancient city of Epidaurus, where you'll explore its museum and witness its majestic acoustics, that its famous theater is known for around the world. Your journey concludes with a scenic drive along the Epidaurus-Corinth road to return to your port destination of Athens.
Whether you're looking for a historical adventure or love to take a stroll on cobblestone streets, this tour offers it all. Experience the magic of ancient Mycenae and Epidaurus and book this exciting excursion today!
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