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Two days Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplion,Epidaurus and Olympia private tour

Two days Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplion,Epidaurus and Olympia private tour

Combine religion, culture, sightseeing, the most famous theater in the ancient and modern world and the birth place of the most well known athletic games in the word.

Duration: 2 days / 1 night

Itinerary of the Two days Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplion,Epidaurus and Olympia private tour: This Greece tour starts from Athens and will take you to the Corinth Canal, ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Argos, Nafplion, Epidaurus, Tripolis, Andritsena, ancient Olympia the birthplace of the Olympic games and back to Athens

Discription of the Two days to Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion, Epidaurus and Olympia private tour

Corinth canal, Greece

Day 1: Itinerary of the Two days Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplion,Epidaurus and Olympia private tour: Athens – Corinth Canal – ancient Corinth – Mycenae – Epidaurus – Nafplion

We begin this Greece private tour in the morning. Our Athens taxi tours driver will drive you along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf until we reach the Corinth Canal connecting the Aegean and the Ionian Sea, where we will make a short stop to admire the breathtaking view. Together with Athens taxi private tour we will shortly reach and visit the ancient town of Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. In the ancient times Corinth was amongst the richest cities and this is quite evident by its remains, including the large agora (marketplace) and Apollo’s Temple (dated to the 6th century B.C). We will visit the Isthmus at the site of the ancient port of Kenchreai where St. Paul disembarked The lions gate in Mycenae, Greecewhen he arrived to Corinth. We continue our Greece private taxi tour to the ancient town of   MYCENAE, the remains of the Mycenaean ancient city,the golden city that ancient poets and playwrights have written about, where you can see the Lion Gate,the Cyclopean walls, the tomb of the Mycenaean king Agamemnon and the Palace. Passing through the verdant plains of Argolis Athens taxi tours will drive us through ARGOS  on to NAFPLION, one of the most picturesque towns in Greece, famous for the Venetian Palamidi Fortress.

Lunch in Nafplion and then Athens taxi tours will drive you to EPIDAURUS and its ancient Epidaurus theater, built in the 4th century BC, well-known for its remarkable acoustics. We will depart with Athens taxi tours through Tripolis, Andritsaina and Langadia villages with its marvelous landscape to Olympia.

Free evening in ancient Olympia.

Nafplion, Greece

Day 2:  Itinerary of the Two days Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplion,Epidaurus and Olympia private tour: Olympia – Athens

Today our Greece tours driver will travel you towards the city of Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Olympia Peloponnese Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the Greeks.

Olympia was situated in a valley in Elis, in western Peloponnese (Peloponnese), through which runs the Alpheus River. In 776 BC, Iphitos, king of Elis, Kleosthenes of Pisa and Lykourgos of Sparta reorganized the Olympic Games in honor of Zeus and instituted the “ekecheiria“, the sacred truce during the conduction of the Olympic Games.  Soon its fame rests upon the

The entrance to ancient Olympia in Greece

Olympic Games, the greatest national festival and a highly prestigious one world-wide.  The most important sanctuary of God Zeus is situated here, as well as Altis and the original stadiums of the Olympic Games. See for yourself the center of attention during the ancient years, and  the departing point of the Olympic Flame in modern Olympic Games. Today you can take your position at the starting line, which is still visible, and enjoy a run in the ancient Olympic stadium . In this private tour you can visit  the Olympia Archaeological Museum and the Museum of the Olympic Games.

We will end this unique Greece private tour travailing through the pictures landscape of Peloponnese back to ATHENS.

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You can customize this private tour at any time, either on the way together with your private chauffeur or in advance by contacting our Athens Taxi Tours team.