Visit Mycenae Archaeological Site and Poros Island
Get a chance to discover a UNESCO-Listed Classical Site of Mycenae and Poros Island
Admire the breathtaking view of the Corinth Canal that connects the Corinthian Gulf with the Saronic Gulf and take pictures on the way to visit the atmospheric hilltop ruins of Mycenae Archaeological Site. Visit the world famous Lion’s Gate of the Cyclopean Walls, the bee-hive Tomb of King Agamemnon and the 14th Century B.C. treasury of Atreus. Drive along the coastal village of Galatas and move to Poros Island by local ferry. Take the chance to stroll around the picturesque coastal promenade.
What to Expect – Itinerary
On this Day Trip we depart from Athens City to visit the most important Archeological Sites of Greece, Corinth Canal, Mycenae Archaeological Site and Poros Island.
Admire the breathtaking view of the Corinth Canal that connects the Corinthian Gulf with the Saronic Gulf and take pictures on the way to visit the atmospheric hilltop ruins of Mycenae Archaeological Site. Our Professional Guide will introduce to you Mycenae Archaeological Site, the legendary home of the Atreids that gave its name to the earliest sophisticated Mycenaean Civilization on the mainland in 4000 years ago.
While visiting Mycenae Archaeological Site we will have the chance to discover the famous Tomb of King Agamemnon as well as the Lion’s Gate with the impressive Cyclopean Walls of Mycenae Archaeological Site. The Mycenae Archaeological Site, where Agamemnons Palace was built,was a powerful center of the second half of Bronze Age (1600-1100 BC).
Furthermore we continue by the coastal road to the Village Of Galatas, where we take the local ferry to Poros Island. Poros is an island with reach vegetation, as the ferry approaches you can admire the Pines that cover the small hills and the beaches. The town of Poros is build on the small peninsula of Sferia mainly on the small hill overlooking the port. Towards Mikro and Megalo Neorio you will find marinas for yachts and boats.