• Duration: 9 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

Tracing the footsteps of Saint Paul, paying tribute to the god of the sea Poseidon, the goddess Hera and appreciating the sun God Apollo we will discover and explore the Corinthian region together with one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece and an UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument, the Epidaurus Amphitheater.

Providing a true Door to Door experience, using only luxury Mercedes Benz Black Edition non-smoking vehicles with all the latest amenities including on board Wi-Fi, our services are offered by professional native English speaking drivers with historical backgrounds fully licensed and insured by the local authorities.

Itinerary

Pickup from your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

Visit the Isthmus Canal, one of the most important projects and 19th century engineering masterpieces, playing a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade. Visit Ancient Diolkos, a paved trackway in Ancient Greece which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Isthmus of Corinth.

One of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece! Located on the NE side of the Peloponnese in the region of Argolis. The Epidaurus amphitheatre: Famous for its classic Greek construction and astounding acoustics. Enjoy the arts! Be captivated by the theatrical performances from Euripides, Sophocles, Aristophanes and Aeschylus. Drop a pin or coin on the stage... it will be heard even if you are sitting at the last seats of the theater.

The Epidaurus Archaeological Museum: Noted for its reconstructions of temples and its columns with inscriptions. The Asclepius: The sanctuary dedicated to the ancient Greek demi-god of medicine Asclepius. A marvelous ancient medical retreat.

Visit Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth, a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient city of Corinth. It is one of the most impressive and dominant acropoleis of the Peloponnese. Gates: A system of 3 circuit walls reinforced by towers. Keep Temple of Aphrodite: On the highest of the two picks of the mountain are traces of the temple of Aphrodite on the site. Frankish Tower: At the SW edge of the precipitous rock fortified during Frankish times forming the inner keep of the fortress. Remains of churches, mosques, houses, fountains and cisterns are preserved here.

Hadgimoustafa spring: a fountain built during the Ottoman empire. Ancient Corinth Archaeological Museum: Housing a large collection of artifacts from the local site and from smaller sites in the neighboring area. Temple of Apollo: One of the earliest Doric temples in the Peloponnese and the Greek mainland with monolithic columns, rare in the ancient world, built around 560 BCE. Agora: A rectangular construction 160 m long and 70 m wide, consisting of central shops, small temples and altar and the renowned podium or Bema from where Apostle Paul addressed the Corinthians in 52 AD. Roman buildings. Bema or Pedestal Theatre and Odeon/Asklepieion Lechaion road: Facing the Corinthian gulf leading to the port of Lechaion. St. Paul's church: Admiring a magnificent mosaic mural depicting Saul's vision from Christ as he was travelling to Damascus to persecute the Christians. Treat yourself to an authentic "village style" lunch on a magnificent terrace overlooking ancient Corinth's archaeological site and the temple of Apollo. Stroll amongst the village shops where you can treat yourself and buy handmade souvenirs for your family and friends.

Peirene Spring: Located within the encircling walls, a gift of Asopus to Sisyphus.

Views of Geraneia Mountain: Enjoying breathtaking views of the Corinthian gulf and the SW coast of the Peloponnese.

Malagavi Lighthouse. Heraion / Blue Lake. Enjoy your refreshing swim and bathe under the Helenic sun.

Return to your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

Pick up locations

What's included

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Private transportation
Air-conditioned vehicle
WiFi on board
Native English speaking drivers
Handmade candies
Refreshment wipes
Bottled water
Fuel surcharge
GST (Goods and Services Tax)

What's excluded

Entry or admission fees
Food & drinks
Gratuities

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Casual clothing Non slip shoes Sunscreen Swimming suites Beach towels
  • We pick you up from and return you to ALL Hotels, AirBnbs and apartments in Athens, offering a true Door-to-Door experience!

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • SHORE EXCURSIONS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • LUXURY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS
  • LAYOVER TOURS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

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