The most picturesque one-day private tour in Greece
Experience this remarkable private tour visiting some of the most important historical sites in the world.
Highlights of the Picturesque 8-h private tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion
- Visit the famous Corinth canal
- Ancient Corinth
- The legendary Mycenae
- Nafplion the picturesque town on the water
Itinerary of our private tour in Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion, Greece Private Tour: Athens, the Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, the ancient Agora (marketplace) of Corinth, the temple of Apollo, Mycenae, the famous Mycenaean Cyclopean walls, the tomb of the Mycenaean King Agamemnon, Nafplio.
Visits: the Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, the ancient Agora (marketplace) of Corinth, the temple of Apollo, Mycenae, the famous Mycenaean Cyclopean walls, the tomb of the Mycenaean King Agamemnon, Nafplio.
Important Note: Minibusses private tours will not include visits to ancient Corinth in this tour.
Description of our Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion, Greece private tour
In the morning our Athens taxi tours will 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 the ancient town of Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. Back in ancient times, Corinth was amongst the richest of the city-states and this is quite evident by its remains, including the large agora (marketplace) and Apollo’s Temple (dated to the 6th century B.C). visit the Isthmus at the site of the ancient port of Kenchreai, where St. Paul disembarked when he arrived in Corinth.
We will visit MYCENAE, the remains of the Mycenaean ancient city, where we can see the Lion Gate, the tomb of the Mycenaean king Agamemnon and the Palace. Mycenae is among the most important archaeological sites in Greece.
Perseus is traditionally considered as its mythical founder of Mycenae. According to the Greek myth, Perseus was the son of Zeus and Dana, daughter of Akrisios, king of Argos, and descendant of Danaos.
The charming and peaceful land of Argolida holds one of the most important civilizations ever to see the light of day, the Mycenaean civilization. ‘Rich in Gold’, Mycenae was the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon, while the myths related to its history have inspired poets and writers over many centuries, starting from the Homeric epics and the great tragedies of the Classical period to contemporary literary and artistic creation. Then our Greece tour driver will drive through ARGOS onto NAFPLIO.
Nafplio, the capital of Argolis, is one of Greece’s prettiest, charming, and most romantic towns. According to Greek mythology, the city owes its name to Nafplioss, the son of Appolo, God of light, music, and prophecy! It occupies a knockout waterside location beneath the towering Palamidi fortress and is graced with attractive narrow streets, elegant Venetian houses, neoclassical mansions, and interesting museums. You will also enjoy the pedestrian area that is full of tavernas, posh boutiques, and comfortable hotels and guesthouses.
If you ever decide to visit Nafplion on holidays in between its many attractions is the Sandy or pebbled, busy or remote, Nafplio’s beaches are definitely worth a visit, offering a refreshing break to your cultured trip. Just a 10-minute walk south from Palamidi castle hill will lead you to Karathona Beach, a mesmerizing cove, dotted with cafes and traditional taverns along the water.
After lunch, short free time in the pedestrian center of the city and our Greece private tour will end returning to Athens.
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.