This private tour will drive you along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf until we reach the Corinth Canal with its breathtaking views (short stop) which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
Shortly thereafter we drive on to the ancient City of Corinth (visit) where St. Paul lived and preached for 18 months.
Back in the ancient times Corinth was amongst the richest cities and this is quite evident by its remains, including the huge ancient agora (ancient market) and Apollo’s Temple (6th C.B.C). Ancient Corinth was destroyed by the Romans in 146 B.C.E. and was reconstructed again.
After lunch at Ancient Corinth we drive on to Olympia, free evening for a stroll through the modern City of Olympia, Dinner, overnight in Olympia.
After breakfast we visit the ancient city of Olympia, and the Museum, Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Its fame rests upon the Olympic Games, the greatest national festival and a highly prestigious one world-wide, the Olympic Games were held every four years to Honor God Zeus. Olympia is a unique place, featuring lush greenery and a vast array of monuments and landmarks. The most important sanctuary of God Zeus is situated here, as well as Altis and the original stadiums of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympia has been the center of attention during the ancient years, and still today is the starting point of the Olympic Flame that is born here, every four years prior to the new festival. The starting line in Olympic stadium is still visible, so take your position and run this historical course, competing with the athletes of the past, or simply the tourists that flock to this area.
After lunch we return to Athens late in the afternoon.