Our tour starts from your hotel early in the morning (08:00-09:30 am). The upcoming hour relax and enjoy ourride to the Peloponnese peninsula throughthe beautiful coastline of Saronic gulf and agious Theodorous resort town with our first stop, Corinth canal.
Corinth canal is a 2700 years idea that started around 602 b.c and finish in 1893.This remarkable waterway saves money and time for all cargo and commercial ships as it connects the Ionian Sea with the Aegean Sea. A masterpiece of engineering that makes the Peloponnese peninsula the biggest island in Greece.
During our first short stop you have the chance to walk on the bridge that pass over the magnificent canal to take some pictures. Plus we can get to the nearby cafeteria to have a cup of coffee and enjoy the gallery of photo prints and texts that show us the evolution and history of the canal.
Shortly after that is the Ancient city of Corinth. Ancient Corinth was one of the greatest trading centers of ancient Greece and the whole world the classical era. It is a nice opportunity to follow the steps of St.Paul through the agora ,lechaion road,the spring of Periander and of course the temple of Apollo.
Up next is the Acropolis of Ancient Corinth, Acrocorinth castle. There you will have a perfect view of the ancient city of Corinth and the Corinthian gulf. The castle remains until today in a perfect condition.
Next stop, King Agamemnon’s city , Mycenae. Οne of the greatest Greek civilizations that ever exist and one of the most powerful military forces in ancient Greece known as Mycenaes . Walk through the lion’s gate and the Cyclopian huge wide walls and discover the palace and the royal tombs.
We continue the trip to our next stop ,Epidaurus. There we will visit the Asclepios sanitarium. A famous and well known to all the civilized world for the cure and healingcenter .Among the highlights and the monuments the best known for its acoustics, Theater of Epidaurus. Make your own performance and discover it. The theater of Epidaurus is an UNESCO world heritage site and is preserved in a perfect condition. The theater accommodatesfamous Greek drama and comedy performances even nowadays .
Our last destination before return to Athens is Nafplion. What can we say about Nafplio? We need a full day just to see a part of this “one of a kind” city. The choices are endless. Facts? The first capital of modern Greek history for seven years period. We will visit Palamidi castle and enjoy an amazingpanoramic view of the city, the Bourtzi (a prison that was built in the center of the harbor) and the Argolic gulf.
Then we will take you to the city center and give you time to walk by yourself, to discover the beautiful picturesque alleys of Nafplio,local market and taste Greece’s favorites flavors.
After a day full of history is time to gather and start ourway back to Athens .
Points of Visit
agora of ancient Corinthi
spring of periander
temple of appolo
archaeological site of Mycenae
royal tombs (mycanae)
Theater of Epidaurus
for the museum and the archaeological site