Full day Argolis tour- to Corinth Canal, ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Nafplion.
One the most preferred tours, visiting some of the most important sites of the Greek history, the Corinth canal, Ancient Corinth, the temple of Apollo, Mycenae, with it’s famous cyclopean walls, and the tomb of Agamemnon, Nauplio.
Enjoy a beautiful drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf, our first stop (visit) the Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth – Nauplio – Mycenae.
Our tour continues and shortly we will reach the ancient city of Corinth (visit) where St. Paul lived and preached for 18 months. Back in the ancient times Corinth was amongst the wealthiest cities. The ruins of this once splendid city lie high up on a hill above the modern town, overlooking both the Corinth and the Saronicos Gulfs. In fact, ancient Corinth owed it’s wealth and it’s power to the advantageous position being between two harbors, (Lechaion in the Corinthian Gulf and Kechreae on the Saronic Gulf ).
The principal sights include the Temple Apollo (6th C.B.C) , The fountain of Pirene, the Market place, Theater the Odeum. The tour continues as we drive through Nemea (wine country) towards Mycenae. Visit Mycenae with it’s Cyclopean walls, the Lions Gate Agamemnon’s Palace (acropolis) and the tomb of Clytemnestra and also the tomb of Atreus.
Athens taxi tours will drive you to the first Capital city of modern Greece Nafplion. Nafplion is two places in one, a modern seaside resort, and the old town which once served as a Frankish – Venetian bukwark, with its fortress dominating the area from the summit of Palamidi(Visit)
Lunch in Nafplion, and time for a walk around the old city.
We will drive back to Athens!