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If you are looking for Private Day & Multi Day Tours, with very flexible itineraries that can be altered according to your wishes, we can help you organize trips to the most popular destinations.

Half Day Tours

1. Athens

includes a visit to: The Acropolis (“Parthenon” dedicated to Athena Parthenos, “Erechtheion” dedicated to Athena Polias, “Propylaea” the monumental entrance to the sacred area, “Temple of Athena Nike” dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, “Caryatides”, “Herodeon Theater”, the ruins of the “Theater of Dionysus” and finally “Areopagus” [Mars Hill]), The Acropolis Museum (collections: “Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis“, “Archaic Acropolis Gallery“, “Parthenon Gallery“, “Propylea- Athena Nike- Erechtheion” and “From the 5th c. BC to the 5th c. AD), The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian order), The Panathenaic Stadium ([Kallimarmaro]; the original stadium built in the 1863 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Hill of Lycabettus, and finally The Old Palace, The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of The Parliament & The Changing of The Guards. Duration 5 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Acropolis [20 Euros], Acropolis Museum [5 Euros], Temple of Zeus [6 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Acropolis [10 Euros], Acropolis Museum [5 Euros], Temple of Zeus [3 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • Acropolis (about 2h)
    • Acropolis Museum (1h30m)
    • Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Hill of Lycabettus, Old Palace, Tomb of The Unknown Soldier & Changing of The Guards (1h30m)

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2. Athens By Night

includes a visit to: the main Greek port of Piraeus passing by the most important points of the harbour of Microlimano etc, and a drive through the central streets of Athens passing by The Acropolis, The Temple of Zeus, The Panathenaic Stadium, The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament, The “Neoclassical Trilogy” [Academy,  National Library, First University of Athens], The Hill of Lycabettus (short stop), and finally The New Olympic Stadium (built for the 2004 Olympic Games). Duration 4 hours.
**If you want you can have dinner in one of the most popular tavernas in the area of Plaka with live Greek music and Greek folk dances.
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3. Cape Sounion

includes: a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road of the Saronic Gulf passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs like Glyfada, Lake of Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. In Cape Sounion you will visit The Temple of Poseidon [5th century B.C ] with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world. Οn a clear day you can see at least seven islands and you will have lunch or dinner by the sea. Duration 5 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Cape Sounion [8 Euros].
From April 1st to October 31st: Cape Sounion [4 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • From Athens to Cape Sounion (1h15m)
    • Lake of Vouliagmeni (15m)
    • Temple of Poseidon (45m)
    • Lunch or Dinner (1h30m)
    • Drive back to Athens (1h15m)

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4. Ancient Corinth

includes a visit to: The Canal (which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea), Diolkos (a paved trackway near Corinth which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Canal), Acro-Corinth (fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs), and finally Ancient Corinth (“Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion). Duration 5 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Ancient Corinth [8 Euros].
From April 1st to October 31st: Acro-Corinth [1 Euro], Ancient Corinth [4 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • From Athens to the Canal (1h)
    • Canal (30m)
    • Diolkos (30m)
    • Acro-Corinth (30m)
    • Ancient Corinth (1h30m)
    • From Ancient Corinth to Athens (1h)

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5. Eleusis

includes a visit to: the city of Eleusis, which is located near the Saronic Gulf, and is best known for having been the site of Eleusinian Mysteries, the most famous religious center of ancient Greece. It was also the birth place of Aeschylus (one of the three great tragedians of antiquity) and one of the most important sanctuaries dedicated to the worship of Goddess Demetra and her daughter Persephone. Today Eleusis is the town where the majority of crude oil in Greece is imported and refined. Duration 3 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Eleusis [6 Euros].
From April 1st to October 31st: Eleusis [3 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • From Athens to Eleusis (45m)
    • Eleusis Site and Museum (1h30m)
    • Drive back to Athens (45m)

6. Marathon & Rhamnous

includes a visit to: The Marathon Lake, The Burial Ground (which was raised in honor of the Athenian Warriors who fell in the battle of the Marathon in 490 B.C.), The Marathon Museum (with the allmarble dam, which supplies Athens with water. There is a cafeteria near the lake where you can have a coffee break), The Triumph, and finally Rhamnous ([Temple of Nemesis]; 5th century B.C which was designed by the same architect who built [Temple of Hephaestus] Theseion and that of [Poseidon] at Cape Sounion). Duration 5 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Marathon [6 Euros], Rhamnous [4 Euros].
From April 1st to October 31st: Marathon [3 Euros], Rhamnous [2 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • From Athens to Marathon Lake (1h)
    • Burial Ground (1h)
    • Marathon Museum (30m)
    • Triumph (30m)
    • Rhamnous (1h)
    • Drive back to Athens (1h)

Full Day Tours

1. Athens

includes a visit to: The Acropolis (“Parthenon” dedicated to Athena Parthenos, “Erechtheion” dedicated to Athena Polias, “Propylaea” the monumental entrance to the sacred area, “Temple of Athena Nike” dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, “Caryatides”, “Herodeon Theater”, the ruins of the “Theater of Dionysus” and finally “Areopagus” [Mars Hill]), The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian order), The Panathenaic Stadium ([Kallimarmaro]; the original stadium built in the 1863 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Hill of Lycabettus, The Old Palace, The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament & The Changing of The Guards, The Catholic Cathedral, The “Neoclassical Trilogy” [Academy, National Library, First University of Athens], The Greek Agora (civic, religious and commercial center of the Athenian life set with appropriate buildings like [Stoa of Attalus] and [Temple of Hephaistus]), The Roman Agora (where [Tower of Winds] stands which is an octagonal pentelic marble clock tower), The Plaka (which is Athens’ oldest and most picturesque neighborhood. It is stone-paved, with narrow streets, and is full of gyros places, tavernas and souvenir shops) for lunch, and finally The Acropolis Museum (collections: “Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis“, “Archaic Acropolis Gallery“, “Parthenon Gallery“, “Propylea- Athena Nike- Erechtheion” and “From the 5th c. BC to the 5th c. AD). Duration 9 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

30 Euros in total for the archaeological sites in Athens (Acropolis, Theatre of Dionysos, Temple of Zeus, Greek Agora, Roman Agora, Tower of Winds), Acropolis Museum [5 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • Acropolis (2h)
    • Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Hill of Lycabettus, Old Palace, Tomb of The Unknown Soldier & Changing of The Guards (1h30m)
    • Catholic Cathedral, Neoclassical Trilogy (30m)
    • Greek Agora & Roman Agora (1h30m)
    • Plaka for lunch (2h)
    • Acropolis Museum (1h30m)

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2. Athens & Cape Sounion

includes a visit to: The Acropolis (“Parthenon” dedicated to Athena Parthenos, “Erechtheion” dedicated to Athena Polias, “Propylaea” the monumental entrance to the sacred area, “Temple of Athena Nike” dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, “Caryatides”, “Herodeon Theater”, the ruins of the “Theater of Dionysus” and finally “Areopagus” [Mars Hill]), The Acropolis Museum* (collections: “Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis“, “Archaic Acropolis Gallery“, “Parthenon Gallery“, “Propylea- Athena Nike- Erechtheion” and “From the 5th c. BC to the 5th c. AD), and finally Cape Sounion (which includes a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road of the Saronic Gulf passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs like Glyfada, Lake of Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. In Cape Sounion you will visit The Temple of Poseidon [5th century B.C] with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world. On a clear day you can see at least seven islands and you will have lunch or dinner by the sea).* The Acropolis Museum can be replaced by The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian order), The Panathenaic Stadium ([Kallimarmaro]; the original stadium built in the 1863 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Hill of Lycabettus, The Old Palace, The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament & The Changing of The Guards, The Catholic Cathedral, and The “Neoclassical Trilogy” [Academy, National Library, First University of Athens]. Duration 9 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Acropolis [20 Euros], Acropolis Museum [5 Euros], Cape Sounion [8 Euros], Temple of Zeus [6 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Acropolis [10 Euros], Acropolis Museum [5 Euros], Cape Sounion [4 Euros], Temple of Zeus [3 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • Acropolis (2h)
    • Acropolis Μuseum (1h15m)
    • Cape Sounion and lunch (4h30m)
    • *Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Hill of Lycabettus, Old Palace, Tomb of The Unknown Soldier & Changing of The Guards, Catholic Cathedral, Neoclassical Trilogy (1h15m)

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3. Athens & Ancient Corinth

includes a visit to: The Acropolis (“Parthenon” dedicated to Athena Parthenos, “Erechtheion” dedicated to Athena Polias, “Propylaea” the monumental entrance to the sacred area, “Temple of Athena Nike” dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, “Caryatides”, “Herodeon Theater”, the ruins of the “Theater of Dionysus” and finally “Areopagus” [Mars Hill]), The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian order), The Panathenaic Stadium ([Kallimarmaro], the original stadium built in the 1863 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Old Palace, The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament & The Changing of The Guards, The Catholic Cathedral, The “Neoclassical Trilogy” [Academy, National Library, First University of Athens]. Then you will drive to Corinth and visit The Canal (which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea), Diolkos (a paved trackway near Corinth which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Canal), Acro-Corinth (fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs), and finally Ancient Corinth (“Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion). Duration 9-10 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Acropolis [20 Euros], Temple of Zeus [6 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Ancient Corinth [8 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Acropolis [10 Euros], Temple of Zeus [3 Euros], Acro-Corinth [1 Euros], Ancient Corinth [4 Euros].

  • Breakdown of Tour Time:
    • Acropolis (2h)
    • Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Old Palace, Tomb of Unknown Soldier & Changing of The Guards, Catholic Cathedral, Neoclassical Trilogy (1h)
    • From Athens to the Canal (1h)
    • Canal (15m)
    • Diolkos (30m)
    • Lunch (1h30m)
    • Acro-Corinth (30m)
    • Ancient Corinth (1h15m)
    • Drive to Athens (1h)

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4. Coastal

includes: a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road of the Saronic Gulf passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs like Glyfada, Lake of Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. In Cape Sounion you will visit The Temple of Poseidon [5th century B.C] with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world. On a clear day you can see at least seven islands and you will have lunch or dinner by the sea. Then follows The Burial Ground (which was raised in honor of the Athenian Warriors who fell in the battle of the Marathon in 490 B.C.), The Museum, The Marathon Lake Reservoir (with the all marble dam, which supplies Athens with water. There is a cafeteria near the Marathon lake where you can have a coffee break) and finally Rhamnous ([Temple of Nemesis] 5th century B.C which was designed by the same architect who built the [Temple of Hephaestus] Theseion and that of [Poseidon] at Cape Sounion). Duration 10 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Cape Sounion [8 Euros], Marathon [6 Euros], Rhamnous [4 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Cape Sounion [4 Euros], Marathon [3 Euros], Rhamnous [2 Euros].
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5. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Epidaurus

includes a visit to: Ancient Corinth (“Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion), The Canal (which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea), Mycenae (“Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“), Nafplion (where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidy” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi“), and finally The Theater of Epidaurus (which is known for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of unamplified spoken word from the proscenium or skene to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating). Duration 10 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Epidaurus [12 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Epidaurus [6 Euros].
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6. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Nemea, Mycenae, Nafplion

includes a visit to: Ancient Corinth (“Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion), The Canal (which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea), Acro-Corinth (fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs), Nemea (where you can taste some of the best wines made in the region [Agiorgitiko: Saint George]), Mycenae (“Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“), and finally Nafplion (where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidy” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi“). Duration 10 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Nemea [6 Euros ], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Nemea [3 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros].
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7. Delphi & The Monastery of Osious Lukas

includes a visit to: The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi (“Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea”), & and finally The Monastery of Osious Lucas (in the year 946 AC Osious Loukas first built his cell, a small church in which to pray. He also made a beautiful garden in which he grew his vegetables. The monastery is famous for its wall paintings). Duration 10 hours.

  • Entrance Fees (per person):

From April 1st to October 31st: Delphi [12 Euros], Chaeronea [2 Euros].
From November 1st to March 31st: Delphi [6 Euros], Chaeronea [1 Euros].
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Two Day Tours

1. Ancient Corinth, Acro-Corinth, Canal, Theater of Epidaurus, Nafplion, Nemea, Argos, Mycenae (Overnight stay in Nafplion)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • Acro-Corinth: the fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • The Theater of Epidaurus which is marbeled for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of unamplified spoken word from the proscenium or skene to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Nemea where you can taste some of the best wines made in the region [Agiorgitiko: Saint George].
  • Argos: a city near Nafplion, which was its historic harbour.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Nemea [6 Euros ], Mycenae [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Nemea [3 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros].
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  • 2. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Olympia (Overnight stay in Olympia)
  • Ancient Corinth:Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games“.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros].
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  • 3. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Acro-Corinth, Ancient Sparta & The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras, Nafplion, Mycenae (Overnight stay in Nafplion)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Acro-Corinth: the fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs.
  • Ancient Sparta: “Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia” [6th c. BC], “Tomb of Leonidas” [5th c. BC], “Olive Museum”, “Menelaion”,The Museum“.
  • The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras: “Castle“, “Cathedral of Saint Demetrios“, “Church of St. Theodore“, “Church of Aghia Sophia“, “Monastery of Our Lady Perivleptos“, “Church of Our Lady Evagelistria“, “Monastery of Our Lady Pantanassa“, “Palaces of The Mystra Despotes“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi“.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mystras [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mystras [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros].
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  • 4. Hiking in Lousios Gorge & Ancient Olympia (Overnight stay in Olympia)
  • Lousios Gorge: A five kilometer gorge with several hiking trails, and a very good bridge crossing Lousios river where you can walk from one village to another following a dirt road through the mountains in beautiful scenery that even has some small waterfalls. The Lousios river is where Zeus used to bath himself, in the spectacular densely vegetated gorge and in the river’s crystal clear waters.
  • Ancient Olympia:Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games“.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Olympia [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Olympia [6 Euros].
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  • 5. Delphi & The Monastery of Osious Lucas, Τhe Mοnasteries of Meteora & The Βattle Ground of Thermopylae (Overnight stay in Meteora)
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea“.
  • The Monastery of Osious Lucas: in the year 946 AC Osious Loukas first built his cell, a small church in which to pray. He also made a beautiful garden in which he grew his vegetables. The monastery is famous for its wall paintings.
  • The Monasteries of Meteora: Most of the monasteries were built or renovated in the 16th century. “Great Meteoron“, “Rousanou“, “Agia Triada“, “Varlaam“, “Agios Nikolaos Anapafsa“, “Ypapanti“, “Agios Stefanos“). A good road leads from Kalambaka to the monasteries with their wonderful wall paintings, ecclesiastical treasures, rich libraries with precious manuscripts, and exquisite icons. Also the movie “For Your Eyes Only‘ with JAMES BOND was filmed there.
  • Thermopylae with a modern-day monument of King Leonidas I of Sparta. Thermopylae means “hot gates” in Greek. This is derived from the myth that Heracles had jumped into the river in an attempt to wash off the Hydra poison imbibed in the cloak that he could not take off. The river was said to have turned hot and stayed that way ever since.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Delphi [12 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Delphi [6 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
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  • Three Day Tours

    1. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Sparta & The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras, Ancient Olympia (Two overnight stays in Sparta and Olympia)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi“.
  • Ancient Sparta: “Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia” [6th c. BC], “Tomb of Leonidas” [5th c. BC], “Olive Museum”, “Menelaion”,The Museum“.
  • The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras: “Castle“, “Cathedral of Saint Demetrios“, “Church of St. Theodore“, “Church of Aghia Sophia“, “Monastery of Our Lady Perivleptos“, “Church of Our Lady Evagelistria“, “Monastery of Our Lady Pantanassa“, “Palaces of The Mystra Despotes“.
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games“.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mystras [12 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mystras [6 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros].
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  • 2. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Olympia, Delphi & The Monastery of Osious Lukas (or, The Battle Ground of Chaeronia) (Two overnight stays in Olympia and Delphi)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games”.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea”.
  • The Monastery of Osious Lucas: In the year 946 AC Osious Loukas first built his cell, a small church in which to pray. He also made a beautiful garden in which he grew his vegetables. The monastery is famous for its wall paintings.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros].
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  • 3. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Theater of Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Sparta & The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras, Caves of Diros (Two overnight stays in Nafplion and Sparta)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • The Theater of Epidaurus which is marbeled for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of unamplified spoken word from the proscenium or skene to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Ancient Sparta: “Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia” [6th c. BC], “Tomb of Leonidas” [5th c. BC], “Olive Museum”, “Menelaion”,The Museum“.
  • The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras: “Castle“, “Cathedral of Saint Demetrios“, “Church of St. Theodore“, “Church of Aghia Sophia“, “Monastery of Our Lady Perivleptos“, “Church of Our Lady Evagelistria“, “Monastery of Our Lady Pantanassa“, “Palaces of The Mystra Despotes“.
  • The Caves of Diros which are located in Mani. They are part of an underground river, and the 5,000 meters that have been exposed are fascinating. From the entrance, skillful, whristling gondoliers steer small boats through narrow passageways, around beautiful formations of stalagmites and stalactites, their colors created by rain water penetrating the calcium carbonate in the rock.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [12 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mystras [12 Euros], Diros [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [6 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mystras [6 Euros], Diros [12 Euros].
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  • 4. Hiking in Lousios Gorge, Ancient Olympia, Delphi, Arachova, & The Monastery of Osious Lukas (or, The Battle Ground of Chaeronia) (Two overnight stays in Olympia and Delphi)
  • Lousios Gorge is a five kilometer gorge with several hiking trails, and a very good bridge crossing Lousios river. You can walk from one village to another following a dirt road through the mountains in beautiful scenery that even has some small waterfalls. The Lousios river is where Zeus used to bath himself, in the spectacular densely vegetated gorge and in the river’s crystal clear waters.
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games“.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea“.
  • Arachova: is a mountain town with a panoramic view, uphill small houses and the cobbled streets show a picturesque architecture. It is a tourist destination due to its location in the mountains, its traditions and its proximity to Delphi.
  • The Monastery of Osious Lucas: In the year 946 AC Osious Loukas first built his cell, a small church in which to pray. He also made a beautiful garden in which he grew his vegetables. The monastery is famous for its wall paintings.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros].
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  • Four Day Tours

    1. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Olympia, Delphi, The Monasteries of Meteora & The Battle Ground of Thermopylae (Three overnight stays in Olympia, Delphi, and Meteora)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games”.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea”.
  • The Monasteries of Meteora: Most of the monasteries were built or renovated in the 16th century. “Great Meteoron“, “Rousanou“, “Agia Triada“, “Varlaam“, “Agios Nikolaos Anapafsa“, “Ypapanti“, “Agios Stefanos“). A good road leads from Kalambaka to the monasteries with their wonderful wall paintings, ecclesiastical treasures, rich libraries with precious manuscripts, and exquisite icons. Also the movie “For Your Eyes Only‘ with JAMES BOND was filmed there.
  • Thermopylae with a modern-day monument of King Leonidas I of Sparta. Thermopylae means “hot gates” in Greek. This is derived from the myth that Heracles had jumped into the river in an attempt to wash off the Hydra poison imbibed in the cloak that he could not take off. The river was said to have turned hot and stayed that way ever since.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
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  • 2. Theater of Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Ancient Sparta & The Byzantine fortified Castle of Mystras, Ancient Olympia, Delphi & The Monastery of Osious Lukas (or, The Battle Ground of Chaeronia) (Three overnight stays in Sparta, Olympia and Delphi)
  • The Theater of Epidaurus which is marbeled for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of unamplified spoken word from the proscenium or skene to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Ancient Sparta: “Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia” [6th c. BC], “Tomb of Leonidas” [5th c. BC], “Olive Museum”, “Menelaion”,The Museum“.
  • The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras: “Castle“, “Cathedral of Saint Demetrios“, “Church of St. Theodore“, “Church of Aghia Sophia“, “Monastery of Our Lady Perivleptos“, “Church of Our Lady Evagelistria“, “Monastery of Our Lady Pantanassa“, “Palaces of The Mystra Despotes“.
  • Ancient OlympiaTemple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games”.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea”.
  • The Monastery of Osious Lucas: In the year 946 AC Osious Loukas first built his cell, a small church in which to pray. He also made a beautiful garden in which he grew his vegetables. The monastery is famous for its wall paintings.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Epidaurus [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Mystras [12 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Epidaurus [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Mystras [6 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros].
    Thermopylae (Lionidas)   monemvasia  beach_time

  • Five Day Tours

    1. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Acro-Corιnth, Theater of Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Ancient Sparta & The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras, Monemvasia, Ancient Olympia, Delphi (Four overnight stays in Nafplion, Sparta, Monemvasia, Olympia)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Acro-Corinth: the fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs.
  • The Theater of Epidaurus which is marbeled for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of unamplified spoken word from the proscenium or skene to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Ancient Sparta: “Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia” [6th c. BC], “Tomb of Leonidas” [5th c. BC], “Olive Museum”, “Menelaion”,The Museum“.
  • The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras: “Castle“, “Cathedral of Saint Demetrios“, “Church of St. Theodore“, “Church of Aghia Sophia“, “Monastery of Our Lady Perivleptos“, “Church of Our Lady Evagelistria“, “Monastery of Our Lady Pantanassa“, “Palaces of The Mystra Despotes“.
  • Monemvasia: The town’s name derives from two Greek words, mone and emvasia, meaning “single entrance”. It is one of the most important medieval fortress-cities of Greece and is also one of the most beautiful castles in the world. It is built in a rock which is a connected with a narrow and unique road to the mainland.
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games”.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea”.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Mystras [12 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Mystras [6 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros].
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  • 2. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Sparta & The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras, Ancient Olympia, Delphi, The Monasteries of Meteora & The Battle Ground of Thermopylae (Four overnight stays in Sparta, Olympia, Delphi, and Meteora)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi“.
  • Ancient Sparta: “Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia” [6th c. BC], “Tomb of Leonidas” [5th c. BC], “Olive Museum”, “Menelaion”,The Museum“.
  • The Byzantine Fortified Castle of Mystras: “Castle“, “Cathedral of Saint Demetrios“, “Church of St. Theodore“, “Church of Aghia Sophia“, “Monastery of Our Lady Perivleptos“, “Church of Our Lady Evagelistria“, “Monastery of Our Lady Pantanassa“, “Palaces of The Mystra Despotes“.
  • Ancient Olympia: Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games“.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea“.
  • The Monasteries of Meteora: Most of the monasteries were built or renovated in the 16th century. “Great Meteoron“, “Rousanou“, “Agia Triada“, “Varlaam“, “Agios Nikolaos Anapafsa“, “Ypapanti“, “Agios Stefanos“). A good road leads from Kalambaka to the monasteries with their wonderful wall paintings, ecclesiastical treasures, rich libraries with precious manuscripts, and exquisite icons. Also the movie “For Your Eyes Only‘ with JAMES BOND was filmed there.
  • Thermopylae with a modern-day monument of King Leonidas I of Sparta. Thermopylae means “hot gates” in Greek. This is derived from the myth that Heracles had jumped into the river in an attempt to wash off the Hydra poison imbibed in the cloak that he could not take off. The river was said to have turned hot and stayed that way ever since.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mystras [12 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mystras [6 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
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  • 3. Ancient Corinth, Canal, Acro-Corinth, Theater of Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Ancient Olympia, Delphi, The Monasteries of Meteora & The Battle Ground of Thermopylae (Four overnight stays in Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi, and Meteora)
  • Ancient Corinth: “Peirene Fountain“, “Temple of Appollo” [6th c. BC with 1st c. AD restorations], “Bema of St Paul” Roman Forum, “Odeon“, “Amphitheater“, “Glauke Fountain“, “Long Walls” that begin at the summit of Acro-Corinth and descend all the way to Lechaion.
  • The Canal which is about 6 km long and connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.
  • Acro-Corinth: the fortress Acropolis of Ancient Corinth and Medieval Corinth, being on a steep of a rocky hill 575 meters high at its highest peak, with uninterrupted views across the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs.
  • The Theater of Epidaurus which is marbeled for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of unamplified spoken word from the proscenium or skene to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating.
  • Nafplion where you will climb up the 999 steps to the Venetian fortress of “Palamidi” crowning the city, wander around the battlements of “Acronafplia” and pop over to the fortified island, “Bourtzi”.
  • Mycenae: “Cyclopean Walls“, “Grave Circle A” with 6 royal tombs, courtiers’ houses, sanctuaries, “Grave Circle B” with 14 royal tombs and 12 tombs of private citizens, “Treasure of Atreus” also known as the beehive tomb of Agamemnon, and “Lions Gate“.
  • Ancient Olympia:Temple of Zeus” [472 BC], ”Heraion“, “Bouleuterion“, “Prytaneion” where ceremonies honoring the winners took place, “Ancient Stadium“, “Ancient Gymnasium“, “Palaestra“, “Leonidaion“, “Philippeion“, “Museum of the Olympic Games“.
  • The Famous Sanctuary of Delphi: “Temple of Apollo” where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, “Treasury of the Athenians” contained trophies from important Athenian victories, “Polygonal Wall”, “Stoa”, “Ancient Theater”, “Ancient Gymnasium”, “Castalian Fountain”, “Ancient Stadium”, “Tholos of Athina Pronea“.
  • The Monasteries of Meteora: Most of the monasteries were built or renovated in the 16th century. “Great Meteoron“, “Rousanou“, “Agia Triada“, “Varlaam“, “Agios Nikolaos Anapafsa“, “Ypapanti“, “Agios Stefanos“). A good road leads from Kalambaka to the monasteries with their wonderful wall paintings, ecclesiastical treasures, rich libraries with precious manuscripts, and exquisite icons. Also the movie “For Your Eyes Only‘ with JAMES BOND was filmed there.
  • Thermopylae with a modern-day monument of King Leonidas I of Sparta. Thermopylae means “hot gates” in Greek. This is derived from the myth that Heracles had jumped into the river in an attempt to wash off the Hydra poison imbibed in the cloak that he could not take off. The river was said to have turned hot and stayed that way ever since.
    • Entrance Fees (per person):

    From April 1st to October 31st: Ancient Corinth [8 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [12 Euros], Palamidy [6 Euros], Mycenae [12 Euros], Olympia [12 Euros], Delphi [12 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].
    From November 1st to March 31st: Ancient Corinth [4 Euros], Acro-Corinth [2 Euros], Epidaurus [6 Euros], Palamidy [3 Euros], Mycenae [6 Euros], Olympia [6 Euros], Delphi [6 Euros], Meteora [3 Euros per monastery].