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Enrich your stay in Greece with a 2-day trip to Argolis from Athens to explore one of the most beautiful and fascinating regions of the country!

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Duration
2 days
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Private

Private transfers, all private guided tours (Ancient Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion), wine tasting & light lunch in Nemea, experienced tour leader and archaeologist for the entire trip: From EUR 630 per person for 4 people

FROM
630/Person
for a group of 4

Tour Highlights

If you’re staying in Athens but would like to get to experience as much of Greece as you can in a smart way, then this trip is what you’re looking for! Explore Argolis, situated in the eastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula, by visiting Ancient Corinth, Nemea, Nafplio, Mycenae, Epidaurus and local villages for a 2-day trip that you’ll never forget!

Guided tours at the most significant archaeological sites

Wine-tasting of 5 indigenous wines

Walking tour around the romantic city of Nafplion

 

Private transfers and a local guide to accompany you for the entirety of the trip

What you can expect?

Day 1

8.am: Start your adventure by hoping on your luxurious vehicle heading to Corinth along with the local guide that will accompany you for the entirety of the tour.

9.15 - 9.30 am: Stop at the Corinth Canal to witness the magnificent view that the strip of land connecting the Corinthian Gulf with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea offers and snap as many pictures as you want to make your Instagram friends jealous!

9.45 - 11.15 am: Continue to Ancient Corinth, where a licensed guide will show you around one of the most significant archaeological sites of Greece, explaining the history behind each monument. Gaze at the magnificence of the Agora, the Temple of Apollo and many other important ancient and Roman sights and leave with a better understanding of the ancient Greek civilization.

11.45 am- 13.30 pm: What better way to celebrate your trip than by indulging in a wine-tasting in the region of Nemea, famous for its wine production since antiquity? Taste a total of 5 indigenous varieties of wine paired with a selection of charcuterie, small bites and local flavors, such as ‘spanakopita’, a traditional spinach pie, and ‘dolmadakia’, wine leaves stuffed with a rice and herbs mixture. 

14.15 pm: After raising your spirit and filling your stomach with delicious wine and meze, it’s time to burn off the calories by embarking on a walking tour in the magical city of Nafplion.

18.30 - 20.00 pm: Stroll the picturesque streets of one of the most romantic cities of Greece, from the emblematic Syntagma Square to the crime scene of Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first president of the modern Greek state, and and Acronafplia, the acropolis of Nafplion, and listen to your guide sharing their knowledge about the history and culture of the fascinating city while enjoying a panoramic view that stretches out to the Aegean sea.

After your walking tour comes to end, you will spend the night in one of the best hotels of Nafplio to rest and prepare for the second day of your adventure.

Day 2

8.00 - 10.00 am: The second day of your trip will begin with a visit to the magnificent Mycenae, the most paramount palatial center of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. Meet your licensed guide and take a tour around the impressive archaeological site that used to be the kingdom of the mythical Agamemnon. Listen to your expert guide as they explain the monument before you; from the Cyclopean Walls to the Royal Tombs, the Treasury of Atreus and the famous Lion’s Gate, you won’t leave a stone unturned!

10.45 am - 12.30 pm: Continue your day with a stop at Epidaurus, known across the world for its impeccable perfect acoustics theatre, and the healing sanctuary of Asclepius. Get introduced to the heritage of ancient Greek theater and religion with the help of your knowledgable guide and get a better understanding of the ancient world. The theater of Epidaurus, still in use thousands of years after its establishment is truly a sight to behold!

12.45 - 14.30 pm: Because no fun can be had on an empty stomach, following your visit to the stunning Epidaurus, you will visit Ligourio village for a delicious, homemade, authentic Greek lunch. Explore the culinary culture of Greece through its traditional flavors and see for yourself why everyone goes on and on about Greek gastronomy!

15.00 pm: Having filled your stomach with delicious food and your head with unforgettable memories, it’s time to head back to Athens in comfort. Admire the beautiful setting of Argolis for one last time as your driver takes you back to the Greek capital through magical landscapes. 

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Private transfers in luxury vehicle
  • Ancient Corinth guided tour
  • Nafplio walking tour
  • Nemea winery visit and wine-tasting
  • Mycenae visit and guided tour
  • Epidaurus visit and guided tour
  • A local guide accompanying you for the whole duration of the tour 
  • Services of an exceptional licensed tour guide for the archaeological sites

Exclusions

  • Tickets to the archaeological sites 
  • Αccommodation in 4-star or 5-star selected hotels (can be arranged)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Extra purchases, gratuities

FAQs

Are there any extra costs?

No. The costs include the 2-day trip to Argolis, along with the exquisite wine-tasting experience and the guided tours to the archaeological sites!

 

Reviews

  • In just 2 days me and my family explored the vast majority of Argolis. We all loved it! From the archaeological sites to the walking tours it was fun and educational. Also, all of the guides were friendly and excellent in what they do! I haven't given a 5-star review more wholeheartedly!

    - WhosAfraidOfVirginiaWolf

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