Peloponnese day tour

Peloponnese full day tour

Excursion from Athens that contains Peloponnese's highlights


Explore some of the most important archeological sites of the Greek civilization. Visit the Lionesses Gate, Atreus Tomb, Epidaurus Theatre and the gorgeous town of Nafplion. Enjoy the magnificent views while we drive you through the Peloponnese Peninsula.  

Description of the tour

The exscursion starts in Athens and goes to Peloponnese. On the way South you will stop at the Corinth Canal. The famous canal is more than 6 km. long and more than 20 meters wide.

Next you will arrive at the historic town of Mycenae, one of the major centres of Greek civilization in the second millennium BC. You will visit the Cyclopean Walls, a type of stonework and part of the city walls and see the imposing construction of the Lionesses Gate. Discover Atreus Tomb and the doorway that holds the largest lintel stone in the world.

After time for lunch (can be included in a nice restaurant), we continue to the pretty seaport town Nafplion. Admire the impressive Palamidi Fortress on the the Acronauplia Hill and see the Castle of Bourtzi lying just in front of the harbour. Enjoy the stunning views over the sea and learn more about the first capital of the modern Greece.

On the way back to Athens we will make a short stop in Epidaurus, the birthplace of Apollo´s son Asklepios. This is one of the most impressive Hellenic theatres, and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. More than 20.000 people can sit in this vast structure. The Epidaurus theatre was built in the 4th Century BC and is has incredible acoustics and it is one of the best preserved classical Greek sites and still in use.

Details and prices

The tour to Peloponnese from Athens is a full day excursion to the highligts of Peloponnese. The duration i 9-10 hours. The route of the tour can be customized.

The tour is arranged only for private groups of minimum 8 people.

Prices

The price include a certified English-speaking guide, a private bus and driver.
Prices start at 50 €/person.

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