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From Athens: Bus Trip to Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplio

From Athens: Bus Trip to Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplio

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the ancient Mycenae. Admire the most famous ancient theater of Epidaurus and add a modern element to your day with a short stop to the coastal city of Nafplio.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek

Experience

Highlights
  • Take photos from the Isthmus of Corinth
  • Explore the Kingdom of Agamemnon and marvel at the Mask
  • Choose from either a shared or private guided experience
  • Step on the ancient theatre of Epidaurus
  • Visit the coastal city of Nafplio
Full description
Depart Athens with your friendly guide (archaeologist) by bus from the Halandri Metro station and reach the ancient city of Mycenae. Let the Cyclopean walls take your breath, and learn about the mysterious origins of this fantastic structure. Mycenae is considered the greatest and richest kingdom of the later Bronze Age around 1350 B.C. Walk around the archaeological park, pass through the great Lionesses Gate, explore the Ancient Treasure of Atreus also known as King’s Agamemnon Tomb as well as the Tomb of Clytemnestra. Admire the Palace and the Gold Mask of Agamemnon. After Mycenae enjoy a traditional Greek lunch in the beautiful seaside city of Nafplio. Naflpio used to be the capital of Greece before Athens and its architecture has Venetian, Byzantine, Ottoman and, Modern Greek influences. Admire the main attractions like the Castle of Bourtzi, the Acronauplia and the Castle of Palamidi built on the top of the hill as well as the various picturesque squares in the city center. Finish your day with a visit to the ancient theater of Epidaurus. This site is well known as the theater with the greatest acoustics and still hosts the Festival of Epidaurus every summer.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide (archaeologist)
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Basic travel insurance
  • Free of charge entrance to the archaeological site and museum is valid for youths of up to 18 years old and students inside the European Union
  • Reduced entrance (-50%) is valid for European Union citizens aged over 65 and students of Higher Education Institutes outside the European Union
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum of Mycenae (12€ during summer season, 6€ during winter season)
  • Entrance fee to the Ancient Epidaurus (12€ during summer season, 6€ during winter season)
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Guided tour inside archaeological sites
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • All required protective equipment is provided

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Meeting point

At 8:30 AM, outside the Halandri Metro Station (Blue Line), which is a 20-minute ride from Athens Syntagma. Once you are at Halandri Metro Station, follow the exit “To Vrilissia” and meet your trip attendant outside the station. Please bear in mind that you should be at the departure point 10 minutes before the time indicated in the schedule.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 180 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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We took the Ammon Express tour option and were extremely pleased. Our tour guide was very nice and very educated and knowledgeable. Before arriving at each destination she told stories and gave us information that brought the history of the sites to life. There was plenty of time to explore the excavations, read the informstuon signs and visit the museums on our own without feeling rushed. I would definitely recommend this tour!

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January 21, 2022

Great tour as part of a mini-group. The program is very interesting and harmonious, there was enough time for sightseeing to enjoy them in full. The guide (aka the driver) Fyodor conducted an excursion around romantic Navplion as an extra bonus; his route excursion was informative and interesting, and his friendliness and courtesy were beyond praise

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January 8, 2022

Excellent day ! Our guide (Vassili or Bill, your choice) was dynamic, passionate, attentive and caring. I was worried that we would spend too much time on the bus and not enough time on some sites (as read on other similar excursions) but it was not: our guide gave us plenty of time to appreciate everything at its true value. 2 hours to frolic in the ancient city of Mycenae, 2 hours to stroll and eat in Nafplion and the final bouquet with the theater of Epidaurus absolutely majestic by its acoustics and the landscape ... Vassili communicates his preferences but also adapts to group requests. Thanks to him. To do without hesitation! (small bonus stop by the Corinth Canal)

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December 28, 2021

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