Athens - Sounion - Corinth canal - Mycenae - Epidaurus - Nafplion
Day 1: Arrival to Athens. Transfer on your own to the hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Day 2: After breakfast, enjoy a half-day morning tour of Athens, combining many of the cities principal modern and classical sights. This tour includes an overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Drive by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square, the Panathenian Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896). See the Presidential Palace (ex Royal Palace), government buildings and elegant homes. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and see the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, National Library and Omonia Square. In contrast, we visit the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus and the crowning beauty and glory that was Athens, the Acropolis with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheum with its Porch of Maidens. We also visit the Acropolis Museum. Return to the hotel. Afternoon is free. Overnight in Athens.
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Afternoon Sounion tour. Driving along the coastal rood passing by the wonderful beaches of GLYFADA, VOULIAGMENI, VARKIZA and countless coves, one has a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf. A crowning feature of the tour Cape SOUNION, dominated by the spectacular Temple of POSEIDON overlooking the Aegean Sea. Return to the hotel in Athens for overnight.
Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel. Today we enjoy a full-day tour to ARGOLIS. Drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf to MYCENAE, visit the remains of the ancient city, including the lionesses gate, the tomb of Agamemnon and the Palace. Then through ARGOS on to NAFPLION. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit EPIDAURUS and its theatre, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Return to the hotel in Athens via the Epidaurus /Corinth road. Overnight.
Day 5: After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and departure on your own to the airport.
P.S. Sequence of the tours can be changed.
- 4 nights at a centrally located hotel in Athens on bed & breakfast basis,
- 1 lunch at a local restaurant in Mycenae,
- organized group sightseeing tours accompanied by a local English-speaking guide,
- Entrance fees to the sites as mentioned in the itinerary,
- pick up from the hotel and drop back for the tour,
- Local taxes & services charges.
Tour does not include:
- All transfers,
- Tips to guides, drivers, hotel staff etc.,
- Personal expenses,
- Portage at hotel and airport,
- Travel & medical insurance,
- Any services that are not mentioned as included.