Excursion: Corinth, Mycenae, Ancient Olympia, Nafplio, Epidavros (Package: All Day)
1. Your options in Corinth are endless. On one hand, the seaside landscapes in the imposing mountains and on the other, the scattered archaeological monuments in the famous canal – this great “groove”. Everything invites you to discover the thousand faces of Corinth.
2. Mycenae was the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon and is considered to be the most important and richest palace of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. It had been inhabited from 2500 BC. The brightest era of their history coincides with the Late Bronze Age from 1600 to approximately 1110 BC. In this period belong most of the – to this date- visible findings.
3. Olympia was the most glorious sanctuary of ancient Greece, dedicated to Zeus. It was the venue for the Olympic Games which took place during the Olympia, the most important Greek celebration during most of the ancient times.
4. The city of Nafplion was the first capital of the newly-established Greek state from 1823 to 1834. According to mythology, the city owes its name to the settler Nauplio, son of Poseidon and Amymonis. During ancient times, Nauplio was basically in the shadow of Argos, serving as its port from the 7th century BC.
5. Discover Ancient Epidaurus: a trip to the history of Greece with stops at the ancient theater of Epidavros and a host of museums.