Visit Mycenae, Nauplion City, and Epidaurus
Get a chance to discover these UNESCO-Listed Classical Sites like Mycenae, Nauplion City, and Epidaurus (in Argolis region) one will have the chance to visit the atmospheric hilltop ruins of Mycenae Archaeological Site with its world-famous Lion’s Gate, Tomb of King Agamemnon, and Palace.
Take pictures of the “Old Town” Nauplion and the Fortress of Palamidi surrounding by the seawater (10 min. Stop).
Explore the breathtaking Epidaurus Ancient Theater, built in the 4th century BC. This colossal theater still boasts fabulous acoustics also visit the Sanctuary of Asklepios a mythological birthplace of Asklepios, the Greek God of Healing.
What to Expect – Itinerary
On this Day Trip, we depart from Athens City to visit the most important Archeological Sites of Greece, Mycenae, Nauplion, and Epidaurus located in the Argolis region.
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 4000 years ago. While visiting Mycenae Archaeological Site we will have the chance to discover the famous Tomb of King Agamemnon as well as Lion’s Gate with the impressive Cyclopean Walls of Mycenae Archaeological Site. The Mycenae Archaeological Site, where Agamemnon’s Palace was built, was a powerful center of the second half of the Bronze Age (1600-1100 BC).
Furthermore, we continue to the seaside, picturesque Nauplion City, with its Castle Bourtzi located in the middle of the Argolic Gulf and its Fortress on the top of the hill. Nauplion City was the first capital of modern Greece in the 19th century and now is the capital of the prefecture of Argolis and the province of Nauplion.
Last but not least we will visit the Sanctuary of Asklepios or else known as The Epidaurus Ancient Theater, world-famous for its acoustics. The Epidaurus Ancient Theater was designed by Polykleitos the Younger in the 4th century BC and it still operates today during the summertime