Full-day tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion

Overview

Enjoy a private full day tour to Corinth Mycenae and Nafplio

The private full-day tour to Ancient Corinth and Corinth Canal, Mycenae and the city of Nafplion is a fascinating trip to the Greek history and beauty with Athens Tours Greece .

The full day tour to Corinth, Mycenae and Nafplio is specifically designed for those visitors who wish to enjoy a relaxed day-trip and visit some of the most interesting and impressive archaeological sites in Greece. The destinations of this tour are simply the ones you cannot afford to skip when in Greece.

Itinerary of our tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion

Athens – Corinth Canal – Ancient Corinth – Mycenae – Nafplion – Athens

The private full day tour departs early in the morning from Athens and lasts approximately 8-8,30 hours.

Highlights of this tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion

  • The impressive Corinth Canal
  • The archaeological site of Ancient Corinth with its agora and museum
  • The Arched Tombs of the Kings and the Lion’s Gate in the archaeological site of Mycenae
  • The picturesque town of Nafplio
  • The inviting landscape of the Peloponnese Peninsula

NOTE. If you would like to visit the theater of Epidaurus as well, then check our 10-hour private tour to Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae and Nafplion.

Description

Description of our private tour to Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion

corinth canal

Corinth Canal

The tour starts from Athens early in the morning. We will be driving along the lovely and picturesque coastal road towards Corinth. The first highlight of our tour is the Isthmus of Corinth and Corinth Canal. We will have a short stop here for pictures and we will continue towards Ancient Corinth

In the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth, you will see the unearthed agora, shops of the ancient time and a variety of interesting structures of the antiquity. The Archaeological Museum of Corinth is also a must see, since it houses some astounding pieces from the ancient times, dating back to the 5th century AD, as well as some impressive artifacts and statues from the Roman times, such as the gorgeous Lucius statue.

Our next stop will be Mycenae, which is one of the definite highlights of this full day private tour.

Mycenae was the birthplace of the Mycenaean civilization and its archaeological site proves the importance and grandeur that this city state used to have in Ancient Greece.

The gigantic Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls and the impressive arched Royal Tombs will stay in your memory for a long time!

The Bourdzi Fortress, Nafplion, Greece.

Fortress Bourdzi in Nafplion

In Mycenae we will also enjoy our lunch in the countryside.

After lunch, the private tour will continue towards Nafplion, the lovely Venetian town of Argolis Prefecture that used to be the first capital city of modern Greece in the 19th century.

We will have the time to see the imposing fortress of Palamidi that stands above the town and enjoy a nice, leisurely walk in the streets of the town, where you can see the authentic old houses of the town, but also an impressive variety of local shops that sell all kinds of handmade objects and jewelry.

After visiting Nafplion the full day private tour ends, thus we will be returning back to Athens late in the afternoon.

Details

Important notes

Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Professional driver with good knowledge in history and culture of Greece
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle appropriate for the size of your group
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple day tours only)
  • Pick-up from and return to your hotel
  • Pick-up from the Port of Piraeus
  • Road tolls and local taxes
  • Our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athina, Greece.

Excluded from the tour

Additional info

  • Dress: religious and marmoreal sites: shoulders and knee must be covered
  • Terms & Conditions & F.A.Q
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A voucher will be emailed to you with our contact numbers and all necessary information for your tour.
  • This is your ticket and proof of purchase. On the day of tour please present a paper voucher in order to redeem your tour/activity.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Opening hours & Admission fees

  • Opening Hours:Summer April 1st to October 31st from 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM
  • Winter: November 1st to March 31st from 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Free admission fees: Children under 18 & Students from E.U.
  • Reduced admission fees: Citizens of the E.U. aged over 65 & Students from countries outside the E.U.

Free admission days

  • March 6: In memory of deceased Minister of Tourism & visionary Melina Mercouri
  • June 5: Environment international day
  • April 18 : International monuments day
  • May 18: International museums day
  • September 27: International tourism day
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • National Holidays
  • Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March
  • The first Sunday of every month, except for July, August and September
  • NOTE: If the first Sunday is a holiday then the second is the free admission day

Holidays in Greece

  • January 1: closed
  • January 6: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Shrove Monday: 08:30AM - 03:00 PM
  • March 25: closed
  • Good Friday: 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Holy Saturday: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Easter Sunday: closed
  • Easter Monday: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • May 1: closed
  • Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • 15 August 15: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • October 28: 08:30 AM- 03:00 PM
  • December 25 & 26: closed
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