Visit Mycenae, Nauplion City, and Epidaurus
Get a chance to discover these UNESCO-Listed Classical Sites during a one-day visit. Sites like Mycenae, Nauplion City, and Epidaurus (in the Argolis region). One will have the chance to visit the atmospheric hilltop ruins of Mycenae Archaeological Site with its world-famous Lion’s Gate as well as the Tomb of King Agamemnon, and his Palace.
Take pictures of the “Old Town” Nauplion and the equally important Fortress of Palamidi, which is surrounded by seawater (10 min. Stop).
Explore the breathtaking Epidaurus Ancient Theater, built in the 4th century BC. Evidently, this colossal theater still boasts fabulous acoustics.You can also visit the Sanctuary of Asklepios. Equally important is the fact that it is also the mythological birthplace of Asklepios, the Greek God of Healing.
What to Expect – Itinerary
On this One-Day visit, we depart from Athens City to visit the most important Archeological Sites of Greece, Mycenae, Nauplion, and Epidaurus located in the Argolis region.
Firstly, on this One-Day visit, our Professional Guide will introduce to you the Mycenae Archaeological Site. It is 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 you will have the chance to discover the famous Tomb of King Agamemnon as well as Lion’s Gate. At the same time, you can appreciate the impressive Cyclopean Walls of Mycenae Archaeological Site. The Mycenae Archaeological Site is where Agamemnon’s Palace was built. Mycenae was a powerful center of economy and commerce in the second half of the Bronze Age (1600-1100 BC).
Furthermore, we continue our One-Day visit to the seaside towards the picturesque Nauplion. The first thing to remember is that the magnificent Castle Bourtzi is located in the middle of the Argolic Gulf. The second is its Fortress is on the top of the hill. Although Nauplion City was the first capital of modern Greece in the 19th century, now is the capital of the prefecture of Argolis and the province of Nauplion.
Last but not least, to finish this One-Day visit, we will visit the Sanctuary of Asklepios, otherwise 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 summer.