3-Day Tour To Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia & Delphi

Exploring Ancient Greece: Corinth, Olympia, and Delphi

Immerse yourself in a captivating 3-day private tour to Corinth, Olympia, and Delphi! This tour offers a wonderful chance to explore some of Greece’s renowned regions and discover the remarkable archaeological sites of : Corinth: A Hub of Trade and Culture, Brief History and Importance, Archaeological Sites and Landmarks, Cultural Significance. Olympia: Home of the Olympic Games, Origins and History of the Olympic Games, Ancient Stadium and Temples, Modern Significance and Tourist Attractions. Delphi: The Center of the Ancient World, Oracle of Delphi and, Mythological Connections, Archaeological Ruins and Temples, Importance in Ancient Greek Society

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Destinations: Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi
Region: Peloponnese, Argolis, Ilia, Fokida
Accommodation: 1 night in Olympia & Delphi
Tour Language: English
Age Range: 1 to 99 year old
Available: All Year Round
Departures: Daily

Itinerary of 3-Day Tour To Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia & Delphi

Athens, Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion, Epidaurus, Olympia, Rio – Antirrio Bridge, Delphi, Arachova, Athens

  • The magnificent archaeological site in ancient Corinth
  • The Royal Tombs in Mycenae
  • The Oracle of Delphi and the Museum of Delphi with the unique artifacts
  • The birthplace of the Olympic Games – the region of Olympia
  • The biggest bridge in Europe at Rio – Antirrio
  • The beautiful countryside of Greece
  • Experienced and professional English speaking driver

Corinth Canal

Corinth Canal
Corinth Canal

Corinth Canal: Engineering marvels

Journey from Athens to Corinth Canal on a scenic adventure, admiring the incredible engineering feat and enjoying the stunning coastal views. Be impressed by the Isthmus of Corinth and the remarkable Corinth Canal connecting two gulf regions over 6.4 kilometers. This human-made wonder has enhanced connectivity between the Aegean and Ionian seas, streamlining maritime trade routes.

The incredible engineering feat of linking two bodies of water together creates a seamless connection that allows for easy transportation and symbolizes the strong bond between the two regions.

Once we’re done taking pictures here, we’ll make our way to the Epidaurus theater. It’s an incredibly well-preserved ancient site known for its amazing acoustics.

Epidaurus Theater & The Asklepieion at Epidavros

The Epidaurus Theatre
The Epidaurus Theatre

Epidaurus Theater Acoustic Marvel

The theater of Epidaurus is renowned for its remarkable acoustics, where even the faintest sound can be clearly heard from the furthest seats. This ancient amphitheater, constructed in the 4th century BC, has great historical importance as a former stage for various theatrical productions and musical events. Its design is unmatched in elegance, offering flawless sound quality and stunning panoramas that captivate guests and provide an enchanting atmosphere.

The theater stands as a symbol of ancient Greek architecture, drawing visitors from around the world to marvel at its historical significance. Upon entering the theater, guests are transported back in time to experience the artistry of ancient Greek theatrical performances. The intricate design of the theater showcases the creativity of Greek builders, offering a unique glimpse into their construction prowess.

Following our exploration of the Epidaurus theater, we journey onward to the enchanting town of Nafplion.

Nafplion; Unique Charm and Beauty

Nafplion Alleys
Nafplion Alleys

Nafplion, a quaint town with Venetian charm located in the Argolis Prefecture, was the original capital of modern Greece during the 19th century. Its delightful streets and rich history make it a must-see destination for visitors exploring the area. Nafplion’s historical significance as a port city under various rulers in the Middle Ages highlights its strategic importance. Being a part of the lordship of Argos and Nauplia further underscored its pivotal role in the region. This strategic location allowed Nafplion to serve as a key center for trade and military activities, greatly impacting the economic and political landscape of the region.

Visiting the impressive fortress of Palamidi offers a special look into history. The fortress stands high above the town, providing stunning views and a majestic atmosphere.

Exploring a town with a mix of historical sites and modern attractions provides a well-rounded experience. It helps visitors gain a better understanding of the town’s history while also highlighting its present charm. This combination enables visitors to witness the town’s growth over the years and partake in a variety of activities during their visit. We are heading to Mycenae next.

Importance of Mycenae Legacy

The Lion’s Gate At Mycenae
The Lion’s Gate At Mycenae

The importance of Mycenae in Ancient Greece cannot be overstated. This fortified city, dating back to the late Bronze Age, occupies a significant place in history. Serving as the hub of the Mycenaean civilization between 1600-1100 BC, Mycenae represents a time of remarkable cultural and architectural progress. Delving into Mycenae’s past allows for a special understanding of ancient Greek culture and building design. The historical value of Mycenae is substantial, as it served as a central location for Greek civilization during the late Bronze Age. A visit to Mycenae unveils the rich legacy of the Mycenaean civilization, renowned for its exceptional fortifications, grand palaces, and elaborate tombs.

The Lion’s Gate, Cyclopean Walls, and Royal Tombs are famous symbols from long ago. The Lion’s Gate, constructed in 1250 BC, serves as the impressive entrance to the Mycenaean citadel. These buildings are very important historically, highlighting the architectural skill and cultural depth of that period. We will continue our journey from Mycenae to Ancient Olympia and stay overnight in Olympia.

Ancient Olympia
Ancient Olympia

Olympia: Considered the most prestigious sanctuary in Greece

Embark on Olympic Journey: The journey through the Olympics’ past and present is a captivating one. We will transport you to the birthplace of this iconic event, where the spirit of competition and unity has thrived for centuries. Join us on this immersive exploration of history and athleticism, as we delve into the rich legacy of the Olympic Games.

Exploring Olympia:
The birthplace of the Olympic Games, Olympia is a historical treasure waiting to be discovered. For those seeking adventure, the original race track at the site offers a thrilling opportunity to step into the footsteps of ancient athletes. The rich history and significance of Olympia make it a must-visit destination for history buffs and sports enthusiasts alike.

While journeying back to Athens along the scenic Saronic Gulf, you will make a brief pause at the Corinth Canal, which unites the western and eastern regions of Greece, as well as the Aegean and Ionian Seas.

As the sun sets in the late afternoon, your cultural tour spanning two days will come to a close in Athens.


Delphi, Temple Of Athens Pronea
Ancient Olympia Greece

Delphi; The most glorified sanctuary of ancient Greece

After taking a brief pause in Arachova, our luxurious full-day tour will proceed to Delphi, a mere 8 km away from our current location.

Exploring Delphi

Delphi is renowned for its oracle, which was believed to have originated in the Mycenaean era, but gained significant prominence in the early 6th century BC. The ancient Greeks regarded Delphi as the focal point of the world, symbolized by the Omphalos (navel) stone.

This oracle wielded considerable influence in political and religious affairs, accumulating vast riches and authority. The opulence and significance of Delphi continue to resonate even today.

Return to Athens

As the sun sets in the late afternoon, your cultural tour spanning two days will come to a close in Athens.


During wintertime, there will be adjustments to the itinerary since archaeological sites close earlier, usually at 3 pm, compared to the extended hours of 5-7 pm in the summer. These changes might affect the timing of visits and require planning ahead to ensure all sites are explored within the limited daylight hours.


Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

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.
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