Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics.
The Argolis (Mycenae - Epidaurus) day tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon.
Found in Tomb V in Royal circle A at the Acropolis of Mycenae.
Unearthed during excavations at Mycenae in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann who believed it to belong to the Homeric hero Agamemnon.
Explore with this guided one full day trip from Athens to Argolis the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and a world heritage monument.
Depart from our terminal for one day tour via the coastal National highway for the Corinth canal (short stop).
Mykēnai), is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 km south-west of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese.
The latest kings and queens at Mycenae were buried in what are known as tholos tombs.
The period of Greek history from about 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is called Mycenaean in reference to Mycenae.
The reconstructed Mycenaean Greek name of the site is Mukanai (long a), which has the form of a plural, like Athanai.
You will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra's, and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B. Before lunch an optional stop in a pottery factory.
After lunch through ARGOS proceed to Nauplia the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of PALAMIDI and the fortified islet of BOURTZI (short stop).