The famous Corinth canal, Mycenae and Poros island

Overview


Take a deep breath and plunge into 3.500 years of history and the ruins of the astonishing Mycenaic civilization together with a beautiful and very picturesque Greek Island of the Saronic Golf Poros.

Itinerary of the full-day bus tour to the famous Corinth canal, Mycenae and Poros island

Corinth Canal- Mycenae- Poros Island

Highlights of the tour to the famous Corinth canal, Mycenae and Poros island

  • Guided by a licensed tour guide including entrance fee
  • The beautiful island of Poros
  • The ruins of ancient Mycenae

Description

Description of the full-day bus tour to the Peloponnese

Corinth Canal
Corinth Canal

 

We’ll start early in the morning, when our driver will pick you up from Athens. Travel in a luxury, air-conditioned modern bus through Athens and its suburbs. After approx an hour drive you will arrive at the Corinth Canal, where you will have the chance to see the body of water that connects the two main seas of Greece, the Aegean with the Ionian Sea, and the land bridge that connects Attica with the Peloponnese. We will stay enough time at Corinth Canal for pictures or a traditional Greek coffee.

We will continue our full-day tour with a visit to Mycenae, the legendary home of the Atreides, that gave its name to the Mycenaean Civilization, spread throughout the ancient Greek world.

 

Poros Island

Visit the famous Tomb of King Agamemnon, the impressive Lion’s Gate,  part of the Cyclopean walls that surround the archaeological site of the ancient city.

After our visit in Mycenae we’ll continue driving on to the Seaside village of Galatas. From Galatas we’ll take a small ferry boat and in a few minutes sail we’ll arrive at the Island of Poros.

Free time for strolling in the beautiful promenade. Lunch by the seaside in a Greek traditional Tavern.

We will be returning to Athens via the same route early in the afternoon.

 

N.B. Clients staying at the coast will depart for their hotels from our terminal, around 19.30 hrs.

Details


Important notes

According to the new law a CITY TAX for the hotel overnights is effective from January 1st 2018 and it is NOT included in our excursion rates. Clients will have to pay the tax on the spot at the hotels. The amount per overnight per room is: 5* hotel=4€ | 4* hotel=3€ | 3* hotel=1,50€.

From November 1st 2019 all children from the age of 6 (six) who are coming from non E.U. countries will have to pay the full rate of the entrance fee for the Museums and the Archaeological sites. For children coming from E.U. countries status, rates remain the same but It is very important to have their passport with in order to prove their nationality.

Tour Type

  • Organized Shared Bus Tour

Included in the tour

  • Professional licensed by the state bilingual tour Guide
  • Entrance fee for archaeological sites and museums
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Pick-up from most of hotels in Athens
  • Meals as per itinerary (Breakfast, & Dinner), for multiple day tours only
  • Road tolls and local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks and Beverage

Additional info

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.

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

Available:

  • Every Wednesday from May to September
  • Dep. 08:30 a.m. – Ret. 19:30-20:00 hrs.

Price:

May to september

  • Without lunch 97,00 € per adult,  57,00€ per child from the E.U. and Non E.U. Child 74€ from age 6 (Six)
  • Including lunch 110,00 € per adult, 67,00€ per child from the E.U. and Non E.U. Child 82€ from age 6 (Six)

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