Discoverthe remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600 bC to 1100 bC
Explore with this tour full day trip from Athens to Argolis the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and a world heritage monument.
Depart via the coastal National highway for theCORINTH CANAL(short stop). Drive toMYCENAEand visit the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. Visit the Palace, the Lionesses Gate and the tomb of Agamemnon.
Before lunch an optional stop in a pottery factory. After lunch through ARGOS proceed toNaupliathe first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of PALAMIDI and the fortified islet of BOURTZI (short stop).
Continue toEPIDAURUSand visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Asclepius, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. The tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon.