Departure from Athens is set early in the morning, heading towards Corinth. Around an hour and a half later you will be standing at one of the greatest sceneries in Greece, the Corinth Canal, which offers breathtaking views to the sea and the borders of the Peloponnese Peninsula.
Continuing our trip in the ancient history, we will be heading towards Mycenae, the most significant city state of the Bronze Age. It was here that King Agamemnon decided to gather all Greeks and start the Trojan War to recover Helen. Of course, what remains today are the gigantic Cyclopean Walls of the city, parts of the palace and the Royal Tombs.
We will continue to Epidaurus, a small village known for the most impressive and well preserved ancient theatre in Greece, with remarkable acoustics and a very lively theatrical festival during summer.
Our next destination is a more modern town, which amazes with its beauty and nice aura. Set by the sea, Nafplio will impress you with its streets, colors and beautiful houses, but make sure you make the most of your limited time here, because the tour continues towards Ancient Olympia.After our enjoyable visit to Nafplio, the tour will take you to Olympia for dinner and overnight.
Starting the day in Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, is anyway the event of the day however, the best is yet to come.The tour brings you to the original site of the Olympic Games, the fascinating Ancient Elis, where you can see the racing track of the Games, the place where the Olympic Flame is born every four years, the Museum of the Olympic Games and the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, full of history and memories.
After a tasteful lunch break in Olympia and all the enjoyable activities, it is time to return to Athens, where we will arrive late in the afternoon.