1st Day itinerary: Athens – Corinth – Epidaurus – Mycenae – Nafplion
Our Athens taxi tours driver will drive you along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf until we reach the Corinth Canal where we will make a short stop to take in the breathtaking view of the Isthmus. Shortly thereafter we will reach and visit the ancient city 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 ancient 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, when he arrived to Corinth. After lunch, we’ll visit EPIDAURUS and its ancient Epidaurus theater, famous for its remarkable acoustics. Athens taxi tours, will then drive you to MYCENAE through ARGOS; we’ll visit the archaeological site, the remains of the ancient city, including the Lion Gate, the tomb of Agamemnon and the Palace. Our Greece taxi private tour continues to Nafplion, the first capital of Modern Greece where you will have the afternoon free to visit the Venetian fortress of Palamidi, wander around the old streets of Nafplion or even go swimming. Dinner and overnight in Nafplion.
2nd Day itinerary: Nafplion – Tripolis – Argos – Olympia
Ancient Olympia has been the centre of attention during the ancient years, and today still is the departure point of the Olympic Flame that is lit here every four years, prior to the new festival. Take your position at the starting line, which is still visible in the original Olympic stadium, and run this historical course, competing with the athletes of the past, or simply some of the numerous tourists visiting this area. Our private tour continues visiting to the Olympia Archaeological Museum and the Museumof the Olympic Games, where artifacts and collections related to both ancient and modern Games are kept. Athens taxi tours will drive us now from Olympiathrough Patras to Rion, we’ll cross the Corinthian bay to Antirion via the bright new bridge, the biggest in Europe. Then we’ll drive to picturesque Nafpaktos and via the new road along the coast, to Delphi. Evening visit of the picturesque mountain village of Arachova for dinner. Overnight in Delphior Arachova.
4rd Day itinerary: Delphi -Meteora
This Greece taxi private tour continues with a visit to DELPHI, the ancient sanctuary of Apollo. Visit the Museum in Delphi where one can see among other archaeological treasures, the unique Bronze Charioteer of Delphi, then proceed through the sacred way to the Athenian Treasure House in Delphi. You can also visit the Temple of Apollo. Depart with Athens taxi tours for KALAMBAKA a small city by the foot of the Meteora.
Drive through the towns of Central Greece (AMPHISSA, LAMIA and TRIKALA) crossing the Thessalian plain, the granary of GREECE, to reach KALAMBAKA late in the afternoon. Overnight by the foot of the Meteora or a village next to it.
5th Day itinerary: Delphi – Meteora – Thermopylae – Athens
Our Athens taxi tours driver will take us in the morning to visit the breathtaking METEORA and its monasteries built on the top of high rocks, standing as if suspended in the air between land and sky.
The most important monasteries of Meteora are:
After lunch Athens taxi tours will start the drive back to ATHENS passing through THERMOPYLAE, where LEONIDAS & the 300 Spartans fell in a famous battle, and KAMENA VOURLA.
Drive back to ATHENS ending our Greece private taxi tour in the afternoon.
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.