From Athens: Mycenae and Epidaurus private tour

Explore the ruins of Ancient Mycenae, home of the mythical Agamemnon. For 400 years (1600–1200 BC) this kingdom was the most powerful in Greece. Then admire the unique ancient theater of Epidaurus with the exceptional acoustics.

per adult from

$588

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • taxes.
    • tolls.
    • fuel.
    • private vip van or car with air-condition.
    • English speaking driver.
    What's excluded :
    • drinks.
    • food.
    • entrance fee in the monuments.
    • Entry/Admission - Archeological Museum of Mycenae
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Epidaurus Little Theatre
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece

    . One hour drive away from Athens, in the area of Peloponnese and on our way to Mycenae you will be able to see the famous Corinth Canal. We make a quick stop at the canal to admire this engineering marvel that connects the Aegean with the Ionian sea.
    -Stop at the Corinth canal for 20 min for photos


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Archeological Museum of Mycenae, Μυκήνες, Mycenae, Mykines 212 00, Greece

    After a brief Stop at the Canal we will continue towards Mycenae, one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. You will see the Mycenaean Acropolis, the tomb of Agamemnon and the ruins of the Cyclopean walls that protected this mighty city.You can also visit the archaeological Museum of Mycenae.

    In the second millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization, a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece, Crete, the Cyclades and parts of southwest Anatolia. The period of Greek history from about 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is called Mycenaean in reference to Mycenae.

    According to Homer, the city of Mycenae was founded by Perseus, the son of Danae and Zeus. By Agamemnon’s time the Royal House of Atreus was the most powerful of the Achaeans (Homer’s name for the Greeks).
    - We stop at Mycenae for 90 min.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ancient Epidaurus Little Theatre, Ancient Epidaurus, Epidavros 210 59 Greece

    Our last stop of this historical tour is the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus.

    This 4th-century-BC theater is one of the best-preserved Classical Greek structures in existence. Built of limestone is without doubt the highlight of Epidaurus area.

    It's renowned for its amazing acoustics; a coin dropped in the theater's center can be heard from the highest seat. The theater seats up to 14,000 people. Its entrance is flanked by restored Corinthian pilasters and the foundations of the ancient stage are beyond the circle. It's now used for performances of Ancient Greek drama during the annual Hellenic Festival.
    - We stop at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus for 1 hour.
    - After Mycenae/Epidaurus or before you have the option to stop at a nearby village or town for snacks or a quick lunch.
    - Drop off at the pick up point or any central point in Athens or Piraeus.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, Peloponnese

    In the second millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization, a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece, Crete, the Cyclades and parts of southwest Anatolia. The period of Greek history from about 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is called Mycenaean in reference to Mycenae.

    According to Homer, the city of Mycenae was founded by Perseus, the son of Danae and Zeus. By Agamemnon’s time the Royal House of Atreus was the most powerful of the Achaeans (Homer’s name for the Greeks).


    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The driver will be 15 min prior departure in front of your accommodation or your preferred pick uplocation.Please enter your pick up location, email or mobile phone so we can be in touch.Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Pireaus Cruise Ship Terminal "B", Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Cruise Ship Terminal C, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Cruise Terminal A Gate 11, Akti Miaouli, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Be ready at the meeting point 15 before departure.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Open Top Bus hellas M.E.P.E.

Activity ID: V-8391P14

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