The most picturesque, historical, and religious Greece tours, Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Mycenea, Argos, Nauplio, ancient Sparta, Mystras, Diros cave, Monemvasia, Athens.
Duration 5 days / 4 nights
Highlights of the dreamy Argolis, Sparta, Diros, Monemvasia 5-Day Private Tour
- The famous Corinth Canal
- Ancient Agora of Corinth
- Ancient Mycenae
- The picturesque Nafplion
- Legendary Sparta
- The byzantine Mystras
- The fortress city Monemvasia
- A professional English speaking tour driver
Description of the Five 5 Days private Greece tour
Day 1: Athens, Corinth, Epidaurus, Nafplion
Athens taxi tours will drive you along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf until we reach the Corinth Canal with its breathtaking views (shortstop).
Our Greece private taxi sightseeing continues and shortly thereafter we reach the ancient town of Corinth (visit) where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. Back in ancient times, Corinth was amongst the richest cities and this is quite evident by its remains, including the agora (marketplace) and the Temple Apollo (6th C.B.C).
Visit Isthmian at the site of the ancient port of Kechreai where St. Paul disembarked.
After lunch, our Greece private taxi tour continues visiting EPIDAURUS and its theater (Epidaurus theatre), famous for its remarkable acoustics. Athens taxi tours driver will travel you to the pretty town of Nafplion, the first capital of Modern Greece. Overnight in Nafplion.
Day 2: Nafplion, Sparta
Breakfast and it is time now to explore picturesque Nafplion!
One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece. Our Athens taxi tour driver will show you to the pretty town of Nafplio, the first capital of Modern Greece.
Follow a dream trail to discover Náfplio’s precious gems starting from the medieval Old Town, the narrow cobblestone alleys, the neoclassical well-preserved mansions with the Bougainvillea trees adorning their yards and balconies, and the Turkish fountains.
Visit the Venetian fortress of Palamidi or wander around the old streets of Nafplion. According to mythology, the town was founded by Nafplios, the son of the god Poseidon and the daughter of Danaus (Danaida) Anymone.
The town’s history traces back to the prehistoric era when soldiers from here participated in the Argonautic expedition and the Trojan War alike. Ancient walls, medieval castles, monuments and statues, Ottoman fountains, and Venetian or neoclassical buildings mesmerize the visitor with their unique architecture and beauty.
After Nafplion Athens taxi tours will drive you to legendary Sparta.
The city of Sparta was a city in ancient Greece between 650 B.C. and 362 B.C. during the Greco-Persian Wars, situated in the southern part of the Peloponnese.
The area around the town of Sparta, the Plateau east of the Taygetos mountains, was generally referred to as Lakonia which term was sometimes used for all the regions under direct Spartan control, including Messenia.
Next, we’ll visit Mystras. Overlooking Sparta, on a steep hill is the archeological site Mystras. This is one of the six places designated by UNESCO, that we are able to visit during this trip to Greece.
It’s designed as a Late Byzantine fortified settlement, making it important enough to be on the World Heritage List. Overnight in Sparta.
Day 3: Sparta – Diros Cave – Monemvasia
After breakfast, our Athens taxi tour driver will travel you to Diros.
Continue our private tour and visit Diros cave one of the world’s most beautiful caves!
It is located on the western shores of the Laconic Peninsula, on the Gulf of Diros, under the minimalist landscape of Mani where nature, with incomparable deftness and patience, has carved a miracle surpassing any imagination.
Stark-white stalagmites and stalactites, impressive curtains, and sparkling crystals embellish each one of its corners, creating a breathtaking spectacle.
Overnight in Monemvasia.
Day 4: Diros – Monemvasia
After breakfast, our Athens taxi tour driver will take us to the Byzantine Castel City of Monemvasia.
Historical and archaeological location, traditional thorp, declare from the Greek Ministry of Environment us a place of natural beauty.
Visit the Castle of Monemvasia. A beautiful place is full of tales, History, and magic. Entering Monemvasia city you will be charmed by the narrow cobbled alleys.
In the main alley of Monemvasia, you can visit beautiful small shops, coffee shops, and restaurants. It is as if time has stopped in the middle-aged period.
The Byzantine castle city with the mansions the Byzantine churches which are wedged in the houses, the arches, and Agiou Markou coats of arms, remnants of The Venetians. Overnight In Monemvasia
Day 5: Monemvasia – Athens
Continuing our Greece tour after breakfast in the picturesque city of Monemvasia, you will see almost 40 Byzantine churches dilapidated with great interest. Walking to the city you can observe the vigorous Venetian influence in decoration, even in the house’s chimneys that are built to the east side with balconies so as to admire the sea.
Return to Athens through the beautiful landscape of the Peloponnese.