This overnight extension takes you slightly off the main roads and further into the antiquity this region is famed for.
Day 1: Athens - Corinth Canal - Mycenae – Nauplion (L)
This morning you will be collected from the Herodion Hotel at 07:40 for a three day tour to some of Greece's wonderful classical sights.
Follow the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf passing the Corinth Canal which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea. Continue to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides - the city rich in gold according to the ancient poets. Visit the Lion's Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs.
Later continue through the fertile plain of Argolis to the charming Nauplion. This picturesque town nests at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress. Afternoon at leisure to explore the city at your own pace.
Day 2: Nauplion - Epidaurus – Athens (B)
Today leave for Epidauros to visit the Theatre, famous for its astonishing acoustics this theatre dates back to 4th century B.C. Make your way back to Athens for an early evening arrival (at approximately 7pm).
Please note we have requested a double bedded room but cannot guarantee one will be available. In Greece double rooms are very limited. Please ask on check-in with the hotel to see what is available.
- Transportation by air-conditioned coach
- Budget Class hotels with private facilities
- Meals and Sightseeing as specified in itinerary
- Professional guides
- Greece Travel Notes – issued by Innovative Travel
- Entrance fees
- International Airfares
- Visas (unless specified)
- Personal Expenses
- Tipping/gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Extra hotel charges (minibar or any other services)
- Meals not specified
- Departure taxes (if applicable)
- Port taxes and fuel surcharges (if applicable)
- Local tourism tax (if applicable)
- Early check in/late checkout
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
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