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2 Days Argolis Tour

  • 2 Days Argolis
  • 2 Days Argolis

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Argolis Tour includes but is not limited to:

    • Coastal view of the Saronic and the Corinthian Gulf
    • View of the island of Salamis
    • Corinth Canal
    • Temple of Apollo
    • Ancient Corinth Agora
    • Saint Paul’s Step
    • Ancient Corinth Archaeological Site
    • Ancient Corinth Museum
    • Mycenae Archaeological Site
    • Lions Gate
    • Cyclopean Walls
    • Mycenae Archaeological Museum
    • Treasury of Atreas also known as the Tomb of King Agamemnon
    • City of Nafplion, the first Capital of modern Greece
    • Castle of Palamidi in Nafplion
    • Castle of Acronafplia in Nafplion
    • Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
    • Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus
    • Theater of Epidaurus
    • Archaeological Site of Tirintha
    • Archaeological Site of Argos
    • Nemea
    • Beautiful vineyards Nemea
    • Wine sampling and tasting
  • Day 1

    Our chauffer will meet you bright and early in the morning at the lobby of your accommodation. You will be driven west and you will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent Greek coastal scenery.

    Our first stop is the engineering Marvel Corinth Canal.

    After our 30minute stop on the Corinth Canal and after taking our time to snap some breathtaking pictures and get some rest on the nearby rest area café, your chauffer will drive you through the winding country local roads through olive trees, vineyards and orange trees to Ancient Corinth.

    20 minutes later we will arrive at the next stop of our exploration, the city of Ancient Corinth.

    The Ancient Corinth used to be a city that was a powerful and strategic center where numerous historic, cultural and religious events have taken place.

    You will admire the doric Temple of Apollo, the renowed Bema where St. Paul gave his speech,the spring of Glauke, the fountain of Pinene and discover the myths hidden behind their waters, the market place, the theater, the Odeon and several other Roman buildings while at the same time gaining an in depth understanding of the city’s prominence.

    The Archaeological Museum is of great interest since it is a great introductory to the famous Corinthian pottery and Mosaic Art.

    You can spend 1,5hr to explore the Archaeological Site of Ancient Corinth and its Museum.

    In the second part of our tour we will travel together back in time and explore the times just before the outburst of the Trojan War by visiting Mycenae.

    The historic facts of the Trojan War, the stories of rivalry, betrayal and royal prevalence will all come to life in front of your eyes.

    As you enter the citadel you will come across the imposing Lions Gate and you will observe the Cyclopean walls, that are believed to have been erected by the mythical creatures Cyclops.

    The Archaeological Museum of Mycenae, includes exhibits found in the archaeological excavation giving you a visual and authentic perspective of the small everyday life objects, the religions utensils, burial offerings, burial jewelry, decorative objects etc.

    Before leaving Mycenae, a short stop at Treasury of Atreas, the impressive both in size and importance beehive tomb, also known as the tomb of Agamemnon.

    You can spent about 1,5hr to explore the Archeological Site of Mycenae and its Museum.

    At this point we suggest a break for a lunch in Mycenae.

    After our short break we will drive for 30min to reach the Archaeological Site of Epidavros, the birthplace of God Asclepios, God of Health and his sanctuary, and of course visit the renowned for its accoustics Theater of Epidauros.

    You can spent 1,5hr in Epidavros.

    As this program full of experiences reaches its end we will make our way back to Nafplion. We will drive for 30min to reach Nafplio and escort you to your hotel.

    Day 2

    Next morning in Nafplion, our Greek adventure continues and your chauffeur will drive you to the Castle of Palamidi and the castle of Acronafplia and understand the importance of its fortification for the city’s port and admire the extraordinary beauty of the city that was designated as the first capital of modern Greece after the War of Independence.

    The Archaeological Site of Tirintha is our next stop where you will be able explore the Site for 30minutes.

    Continue with your driver to Argos and spent there 30 min on the Site.

    After 45 minutes drive you will arrive in Nemea in order to discover the history and beauty behind Greece’s finest vineyards in the region of Nemea.

    Nemea is a city filled with history and legends about Greek gods and goddesses.

    There you will visit the archeological museum and sites but also learn about the first of the twelve labors of the semi god hero Hercules.

    The final stop of the adventure is of course your visit to a local vineyard. In this part of the tour you will be greeted by English speaking staff members of the vineyard and young well trained vigerons who will show you around the vineyards and wineries, explain the procedure of wine making and lead you on a short walk in the beautiful Greek countryside.

    Gastronomy goes hand in hand with fine wine so we will say goodbye with an organized dining experience of great culinary value capable of exceeding the expectations of even the most demanding food lovers.

    Afterwards you can even select and purchase your favorite wine in order to relive the experience back at home while enjoying a glass of fine wine and narrating the stories that you have learned about the beautiful region of Argolis and the people behind its products.

    At the end of this tour your driver will wait for you to make your way back to Athens.

    1,5hr drive to Athens.

  • Entrance Fees to Ancient Corinth is 8 Euros
    Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Mycenae, Museum and Treasury of Atreus are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)
    Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Epidaurus Theater are 12 Euro , for Argos is 2 euro and 3 euro for Tirynth

    Free admission for:
    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:
    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Corinth:
    Winter period:8:00am-15:00
    Summer period:
    From 3/4 to 30/4, 08:00am-19:00
    From 2/5 to 30/9, 08:00am-20:00
    From 1/10/ to 15/10, 08:00am-19:00
    From 16/10 to 31/10, 08:00am-18:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Mycenae:
    Winter period: 08:00am-15:00
    Summer period: 08:00-20:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Epidaurus:
    Winter period: 08:00-15:00
    Summer period: 08:00-20:00

    For Tirynth
    Winter:
    November-April: 8:00- 15:00
    Summer:
    May-October: 8:00-20:00 (Monday-Friday)
    8:00-15:00 (Weekends & Holidays)
    Good Friday: 12.00-17.00

    For Argos
    01Jun – 31Oct Mon-Sun, 0800-1500
    01Nov – 31May Mon-Sun, 0830-1500

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This tour explores the perfecture of Argolis in Peloponnese, its Archaeological Sites, its myths, its legends, its history, its wines and its gastronomy.

This tour is especially designed as an all inclusive authentic Greek experience divided in two days for your own comfort.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Argolis & Olympia Tour

  • 2 Days Argolis & Olympia
  • 2 Days Argolis & Olympia

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Argolis and Olympia Tour includes but is not limited to:

    • Coastal view of the Saronic and the Corinthian Gulf
    • View of the island of Salamis
    • Corinth Canal
    • Temple of Apollo
    • Ancient Corinth Agora
    • Saint Paul’s Step
    • Archaeological Site of Ancient Corinth
    • Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth
    • Mycenae Archaeological Site
    • Lions Gate
    • Cyclopean Walls
    • Mycenae Archaeological Museum
    • Treasury of Atreas also known as the Tomb of King Agamemnon
    • City of Nafplion, the first Capital of modern Greece
    • Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
    • Theater of Epidaurus
    • Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Temple of Hera
    • The Stadium
    • Archaeological Museum of Olympia
    • Famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles
  • Day 1

    Our chauffer will meet you bright and early in the morning at the lobby of your accommodation. You will be driven west and you will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent Greek coastal scenery.

    Our first stop is the engineering Marvel Corinth Canal.

    After our 30minute stop on the Corinth Canal and after taking our time to snap some breathtaking pictures and get some rest on the nearby rest area café, your chauffer will drive you through the winding country local roads through olive trees, vineyards and orange trees to Ancient Corinth.

    20 minutes later we will arrive at the next stop of our exploration, the city of Ancient Corinth.

    The Ancient Corinth used to be a city that was a powerful and strategic center where numerous historic, cultural and religious events have taken place.

    You will admire the doric Temple of Apollo, the renowed Bema where St. Paul gave his speech,the spring of Glauke, the fountain of Pinene and discover the myths hidden behind their waters, the market place, the theater, the Odeon and several other Roman buildings while at the same time gaining an in depth understanding of the city’s prominence.

    The Archaeological Museum is of great interest since it is a great introductory to the famous Corinthian pottery and Mosaic Art.

    You can spend 1,5hr to explore the Archaeological Site of Ancient Corinth and its Museum.

    In the second part of our tour we will travel together back in time and explore the times just before the outburst of the Trojan War by visiting Mycenae.

    The historic facts of the Trojan War, the stories of rivalry, betrayal and royal prevalence will all come to life in front of your eyes.

    As you enter the citadel you will come across the imposing Lions Gate and you will observe the Cyclopean walls, that are believed to have been erected by the mythical creatures Cyclops.

    The Archaeological Museum of Mycenae, includes exhibits found in the archaeological excavation giving you a visual and authentic perspective of the small everyday life objects, the religions utensils, burial offerings, burial jewelry, decorative objects etc.

    Before leaving Mycenae, a short stop at Treasury of Atreas, the impressive both in size and importance beehive tomb, also known as the tomb of Agamemnon.

    You can spent about 1,5hr to explore the Archeological Site of Mycenae and its Museum.

    At this point we suggest a break for a lunch in Mycenae or at our next stop Nafplion, the beautiful city that was designated as the first capital of Greece after the war of Independence. At this point you can choose to spent an hour in the city of Nafplion or to continue to visit Epidaurus.

    After a 30min drive we will reach the Archaeological Site of Epidavros, the birthplace of God Asclepios, God of Health and his sanctuary, and of course visit the renowned for its accoustics Theater of Epidauros.

    You can spent 1,5hr in Epidavros.

    As this program full of experiences reaches its end we will make our way to Olympia.

    We will drive for 3hrs to reach Olympia and escort you to your hotel.

    Overnight in Olympia.

    Day 2

    Next morning wake up in Olympia and take your time to gaze at the diversity of Greece’s natural beauty and leads us to the prefecture of Elis where the Archaeological Site of Ancient Olympia is located.

    You can spend about 3hrs in the Archaeological Site of Olympia and its Museum.

    Ancient Olympia is a place whose beauty and value cannot be fathomed by words and descriptions. It is the place that has been admittedly the most glorified and worshiped sanctuary of the ancient world, dedicated to the father of humans and the Gods, Zeus.

    The first Olympic Games were held here in honor of God Zeus back in 776B.C. and has become nowadays an international athletic celebration, that exceeds borders and nationalities, begins in this exact place every four years.

    You will be able to see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, of the Temple of Hera, the Stadium with its spectacular capacity of 45000 people. Take your time to explore the ruins of the ancient facilities on site and then continue to the Museum.

    Finally the Archaeological Museum, that constitutes the last section of our tour, is filled with remarkable exhibits, including the famous statue of Hermes attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles. As we walk around the museum halls you will learn in detail everything there is to know about the history of this place, the establishment of the Games and the evolution into their modern state. You will enjoy a journey back in a moment in time where history was written and experience firsthand the beauty of some of the Worlds Ancient Wonders.

    After your visit to the archaeological Site and its Museum we suggest to have a break for a lunch in Olympia before we will depart for Athens.

    Your chauffeur will be waiting for you to drive you back to Athens.

  • Entrance Fees to Ancient Corinth is 8 Euros
    Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Mycenae, Museum and Treasury of Atreus are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)
    Entrance fees into Olympia area & Museum are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office).

    Free admission for:
    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:
    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:
    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Corinth:
    Winter period:8:00am-15:00
    Summer period:
    From 3/4 to 30/4, 08:00am-19:00
    From 2/5 to 30/9, 08:00am-20:00
    From 1/10/ to 15/10, 08:00am-19:00
    From 16/10 to 31/10, 08:00am-18:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Mycenae:
    Winter period: 08:00am-15:00
    Summer period: 08:00-20:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Olympia:
    Winter period:
    Tuesday – Sunday: 08:00-15:00
    Monday: 10.00 – 17.00
    Summer period: 08:00- 20:00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

Visit the land where the Greek heroes lived and the birthplace of the Olympic Games with this 2 days tour.

The most complete tour of Argolis in Peloponnese on the first day, taking you to some of the most important archaeological sites of Greece. With this tour you will walk on the engineering marvel of Corinth Canal, you will walk in the Ancient city of Corinth, explore the Rich in Gold Mycenae walk through the Lions Gate and step in the Tomb of Agamemnon, admire the natural beauty of the first capital of Greece called Napflio and see the renowned Theater of Epidaurus for tis acoustics. The tour coninues to Olympia and the route allows us to gaze at the diversity of Greece’s natural beauty and leads us to the prefecture of Elis where the Archaeological Site of Ancient Olympia is located, in order to explore it on the second day.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Argolis, Sparta & Mystras Tour

  • 2 Days Argolis, Sparta & Mystras
  • 2 Days Argolis, Sparta & Mystras

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Argolis, Sparta and Mystras 2 Days Trip includes but is not limited to:

    • Coastal view of the Saronic and the Corinthian Gulf
    • View of the island of Salamis
    • The city of Sparta
    • Museum of Olive
    • The breathtaking city of Mystras
    • The Byzantine Castle with its renowned Byzantine churches
    • Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
    • Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus
    • Theater of Epidaurus
    • City of Nafplion, the first Capital of modern Greece
    • Mycenae Archaeological Site
    • Lions Gate
    • Cyclopean Walls
    • Mycenae Archaeological Museum
    • Treasury of Atreas also known as the Tomb of King Agamemnon
    • Temple of Apollo
    • Ancient Corinth Agora
    • Saint Paul’s Step
    • Ancient Corinth Archaeological Site
    • Ancient Corinth Museum
  • Day 1
    Our chauffeur will meet you bright and early in the morning at the lobby of your accommodation.

    Our journey will begin with a relaxing ride. You will be driven west and you will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent Greek coastal scenery.

    On the way to our first stop at the Corinth Canal, you will be able to see and hear the intriguing stories hidden behind the war of Salamis Island between the Greek and the Persian fleet.

    Our first stop is the engineering marvel of Corinth Canal. 30min stop.

    Lay back and enjoy the ride for the next 2hrs till we will reach Sparta.

    Sparta was a city of great significance during the ancient times. As city – state, Sparta dominated the entirety of ancient Greece for a period of time.

    If you are interested you can have the option to visit the Museum of Olive to discover the history of the Olive Cultivation since ancient times in Greece.

    Of course the tour would not be complete without a visit at the Tomb of the great King Leonidas, one of the most memorable historic figures in human history.

    After your visit to Sparta, your driver will take you after an easy ride to Mystras, to discover the intriguing history of this breathtaking ancient town.

    Mystras, that was once the most important town of the Peloponnese, stands abandoned since 1832 when its inhabitants left to reside in the modern city of Sparta leaving behind the byzantine ruins with its Castle and its Byzantine churches.The Byzantine Castle with its renowned Byzantine churches is a beloved destination that has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Monument.

    After the visit to Mystras (2hrs), we suggest a break a beautiful traditional lunch in Sparta to try a great selection of authentic local delicacies to satisfy all your senses.

    After lunch we will drive to Nafplion for about 2hrs.

    Overnight in Nafplio

    Day 2

    We will take our time to explore the beauty of the city of Nafplion, that was designated as the first capital of modern Greece.

    An hour later we will leave for the Archaeological Site of Epidaurus, the birthplace of God Asclepios, God of Health and his sanctuary, and of course visit the renowned Theater of Epidaurus.
    You can spent an 1,5hr in Epidaurus.

    During the second part of our tour we will travel together back in time and explore the times just before the outburst of the Trojan War.

    This part is dedicated to the archaeological site of the mythical, mighty and rich Gold Mycenae, the home of King Agamemnon and its Museum

    The historic facts of the Trojan War, the stories of rivalry, betrayal and royal prevalence will all come to life in front of your eyes.

    As you enter the citadel you will come across the imposing Lions Gate and the Cyclopean walls.

    Before leaving Myceane we will visit the tomb of King Agamemnon or also known as the Treasury of Atreas.
    You can spent 1,5 in Mycenae.

    At this point we suggest a lunch break in Mycenae.

    The Ancient Corinth is our next stop that we will reach 30min later.

    The Ancient Corinth used to be a city that was a powerful and strategic center where numerous historic, cultural and religious events have taken place.

    You will admire the doric Temple of Apollo, the renowned Bema of St. Paul, the spring of Glauke, the fountain of Pinene and discover the myths hidden behind their waters, the market place, the theater, the Odeon and several other Roman buildings while at the same time gaining an in depth understanding of the city’s prominence.

    The Archaeological Museum is of great interest since it is a great introductory to the famous Corinthian pottery and Mosaic Art.
    You can spend 1,5hr at the site.

    As this program full of experiences reaches its end we will make our way back to Athens (1,5hr drive) and escort you to your hotel. We ensure you that after this tour you will feel revitalized and filled with new intriguing stories, historic knowledge and wonderful experiences that will follow you back home and will last for a lifetime.

  • Entrance Fees to Ancient Corinth is 8 Euros
    Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Mycenae, Museum and Treasury of Atreus are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)
    Entrance fees into the archaeological area of Epidaurus Theater are 12 Euro
    Entrance fees into Mystra area & Sparta Museum are 5 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)

    Free admission for:
    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:
    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Corinth:
    Winter period:8:00am-15:00
    Summer period:
    From 3/4 to 30/4, 08:00am-19:00
    From 2/5 to 30/9, 08:00am-20:00
    From 1/10/ to 15/10, 08:00am-19:00
    From 16/10 to 31/10, 08:00am-18:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Mycenae:
    Winter period: 08:00am-15:00
    Summer period: 08:00-20:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Epidaurus:
    Winter period: 08:00-15:00
    Summer period: 08:00-20:00

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Mystra:
    Winter period: Monday – Sunday: 08:00-15:00
    Summer period: Monday to Sunday: 08:00- 20:00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This tour is takes you to the Sites of the peninsula of Peloponnese that have served as the cornerstones to the Greek history and culture.

From Sparta where you will meet the Land where the Great warriors were born, and Mystras where you will discover the intriguing history of this breathtaking medieval town to Ancient Corinth, the city that existed on the “gate” to the Peloponnese, on the Isthmus of Corinth and played an important strategic and finaclial role and Epidaurus, renowed as the healing center of the Antiquity and famous for its theater.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas & Thermopylae Tour

  • 2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas
  • 2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas and Thermopylae includes but is not limited to:

    • Monastery of Hosios Loukas
    • Traditional Village of Arachona
    • Delphi Archaeological Site
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum
    • Athena Pronaia Sanctuary with the renowned Tholos
    • The Castalia Spring
    • The Temple of Apollo
    • The Great ancient theater
    • The stadium, where the so called Pythian Games
    • The treasuries that the city states erected in Delphi
    • The famous statue of Antinoos
    • The unique bronze statue of the Charioteer
    • Battlefield of Thermopylae
    • Sea Side town Kamena Vourla
  • Day 1
    Delphi
    Our tour starts in the morning and by taking a ride following the highway after approx. 2hrs we will arrive at the Monastery of Hosios Loukas.

    Hossios Loukas is the largest surviving monastery of the Middle Byzantine period in Greece, famous for its Byzanitne mosaics, founded in the early 10th century by the hermit Hosios Loukas whose relics are kept in the monastery to this day.
    You can spend about 1,5hr for your visit to the Monastery.

    Your driver will wait for you and take you for a wonderful scenic ride, and finally arrive at the picturesque traditional village of Arachova, where you can enjoy a nice stroll in the village, look for local products and have a quick coffee.

    Our short break will revitalize us and get us prepared for our visit to the navel of the world, the Archaeological Site of Delphi.

    After a few minutes of driving from Arachova you will reach Delphi.

    Legend has it that Zeus, sent his two eagles across the world, one from the East and one from the West, and he said that the point where the two eagles would meet would mark the center of the earth, the navel of the world.

    Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles through Pythia, the Priestess of the Sanctuary, who was always eager to give her advice to everyone from mere citizens to mythical heroes and legendary leaders of cities.

    The perpetual inner need of mortals and the endless effort of the human race to foresee and learn about the future but also have the blessing of the Gods gradually converted the Oracle of Delphi into an important information and cultural center and allowed it to collect all the offerings that the cities were sending as donations, which resulted in the creation of a local treasury of immense value.

    You will also explore the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia with the renowned Tholos, The Castalia Spring, the Temple of Apollo, the Great ancient theater, the stadium, where the so called Pythian Games and the treasuries that the city state erected in order to express the gratitude towards the Gods.

    Inside the archaeological museum of Delphi which is our next stop you will have the chance to admire many important ancient Greek artifacts from the excavations at Delphi, including the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer.

    You can spend approx. 3hrs on the Site and its Museum.

    Your driver will be waiting for you to take you to the village of Delphi and escort you to your accommodation.

    Day 2

    In the morning take your time to enjoy the unique peaceful scenery of the village of Delphi and the breathtaking views it offers to the olive grove before you will depart for the Thermopylae.

    After approx. 2hrs driving you will reach Thermopylae, widely known for the ballte of 480B.C. that took place there.

    Today’s visitor can see the monument erected on the sport depicting the Spartan King Leonidas.

    The scenery has pretty much changed at the battlefield nowadays. For this reason, “Thermopylae’s Innovative Centre of Historical Information” is a must see on the spot to help the visitor understand the morphology of the ground and the narrow passage of the battlefield, that due to erosion has changed.

    A traditional restaurant is our next stop and our chance to taste the authentic Greek cousine with local delicacies in the fish town Kamena Vourla.

    After your lunch your driver will take you back to Athens after a 2,5hrs driving. Lay back and take your time to take in all the diverse experiences gained on this tour.

  • Entrance fees into the archaeological areas of Delphi and its Museum are 12 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office) and 3 euro for Hosios Loukas monastery

    Free admission for :

    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:

    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March
    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Delphi:
    Winter period: 8:30am – 15:00
    Summer period: 8:00am – 19:00
    For Hosios Loukas monastery:
    Monday closed Tuesday-Sunday 09.00-17.00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This 2 days tour takes you to the navel of the world, Delphi. Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles. On this tour visit also the traditional village Arachova and the 10th century Monastery of Hosios Loukas.
Last but not least, Thermopylae, the place where the important fight between the Greeks and the Persians took place, is visited.

This tour has been especially designed as a two days tour for your own comfort.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Delphi, Meteora & Thermopylae Tour

  • 2 Days Delphi, Meteora & Thermopylae
  • 2 Days Delphi, Meteora & Thermopylae

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 days Delphi Meteora and Thermopylae Tour includes but is not limited to:

    • Traditional Village of Arachona
    • Delphi Archaeological Site
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum
    • Athena Pronaia Sanctuary with the renowned Tholos
    • The Castalia Spring
    • The Temple of Apollo
    • The Great ancient theater
    • The stadium, where the so called Pythian Games
    • The treasuries that the city states erected in Delphi
    • The famous statue of Antinoos
    • The unique bronze statue of the Charioteer
    • Battlefield of Thermopylae
    • Meteora, the largest complexes of monasteries in Greece
    • Undeniably sublime and breathtaking scenery
    • Beautifully formed natural trails
    • St. Stephen’s Nunnery
    • Great Meteoron Monastery
    • Roussanou Monastery
    • Holy Trinity Monastery
    • Varlaam Monastery
    • St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    • Varlaam Monastery
    • St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    • The battlefield of Thermopylae
    • Thermopylae’s Innovative Centre of Historical Information
    • Monument of King Leonidas
  • Day 1
    Our tour starts in the morning and by taking a ride following the highway after approx. 2hrs we will arrive at the picturesque traditional village of Arachova, where you can enjoy a nice stroll in the village, look for local products and have a quick coffee.

    Our short break will revitalize us and get us prepared for our visit to the navel of the world, the Archaeological Site of Delphi.

    After a few minutes of driving from Arachova you will reach Delphi.

    Legend has it that Zeus, sent his two eagles across the world, one from the East and one from the West, and he said that the point where the two eagles would meet would mark the center of the earth, the navel of the world.

    Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles through Pythia, the Priestess of the Sanctuary, who was always eager to give her advice to everyone from mere citizens to mythical heroes and legendary leaders of cities.

    The perpetual inner need of mortals and the endless effort of the human race to foresee and learn about the future but also have the blessing of the Gods gradually converted the Oracle of Delphi into an important information and cultural center and allowed it to collect all the offerings that the cities were sending as donations, which resulted in the creation of a local treasury of immense value.

    You will also explore the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia with the renowned Tholos, The Castalia Spring, the Temple of Apollo, the Great ancient theater, the stadium, where the so called Pythian Games and the treasuries that the city state erected in order to express the gratitude towards the Gods.

    Inside the archaeological museum of Delphi which is our next stop you will have the chance to admire many important ancient Greek artifacts from the excavations at Delphi, including the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer.

    You can spend approx. 3hrs on the Site and its Museum.

    Your driver will be waiting for you to take you to a traditional Greek taverna for a home cooked lunch before we will depart for Meteora.

    Lay back and relax in the convenience of our luxurious air conditioned minivans and enjoy the scenic and pleasing ride in the Greek beautiful countryside for the next 3,5 hrs till you will reach Meteora.

    Once you will reach the city of Kalabaka, your driver will escort you to your accommodation.

    Day 2
    Meteora
    Wake up in the morning and get ready for your visit to Meteora.

    You will have the time to visit all the open monasteries in approx. 3,5hrs.

    There are only a few sites in the world that can take a person back to the dark ages. Meteora is one of them.

    Meteora is one of the largest complexes of monasteries in Greece, inferior only to Mount Athos. The cultural and historical value of the site combined with the remarkable natural beauty of these uniquely formed monasteries has established Meteora as a protected site on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

    In the 9th century AD the first monks gathered in the area and began forming a community that since then grew and flourished into the unique and beaming monastic community of Meteora.

    Of course our tour would not be complete without a short walk among the beautifully formed natural trails. At the end of our path we will make a stop to rest, snap some photographs to remember this heavenly place and enjoy the undeniably sublime and breathtaking scenery.

    Want to make this experience even more special?
    We can combine this tour with an organized helicopter panoramic ride for an even more “uplifting” experience.

    Our next stop is the traditional restaurant in Kalabaka.

    After your lunch you will depart for Athens.

    After having visited Meteora, on the way back to Athens, approx. after 2hrs driving you will reach Thermopylae, widely known for the ballte of 480B.C. that took place there.

    Today’s visitor can see the monument erected on the sport depicting the Spartan King Leonidas.

    The scenery has pretty much changed at the battlefield nowadays. For this reason, “Thermopylae’s Innovative Centre of Historical Information” is a must see on the spot to help the visitor understand the morphology of the ground and the narrow passage of the battlefield, that due to erosion has changed.

    A traditional restaurant is our next stop and our chance to taste the authentic Greek cousine with local delicacies in the fish town Kamena Vourla.

    After your lunch your driver will take you back to Athens after a 2,5hrs driving. Lay back and take your time to take in all the diverse experiences gained on this tour.

  • Entrance fees into the archaeological areas of Delphi and its Museum are 12 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)
    Entrance fees to each monastery are 2 Euros pp.

    Free admission for :

    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:

    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March
    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Delphi:

    Winter period: 08:30– 15:00
    Summer period: 08:00 – 19:00

    Opening hours for Meteora Monasteries:
    Summer period:
    St. Stephen’s Nunnery
    Visiting Hours: 9:00 to 13:30 and 15:30 to 17:30.
    The monastery stays closed on Mondays.
    Great Meteoron Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 17:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Tuesdays.
    Roussanou Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 17:45.
    The monastery stays closed on Wednesdays.
    Holy Trinity Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 17:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Thursdays.
    Varlaam Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 16:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Fridays.
    St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 15:30.
    The monastery stays closed on Fridays.
    Winter Period
    St. Stephen’s Nunnery
    Visiting Hours: 9:30 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 17:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Mondays.
    Great Meteoron Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 15:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
    Roussanou Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 14:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Wednesdays.
    Holy Trinity Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 10:00 to 16:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
    Varlaam Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 15:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Thursdays and Fridays.
    St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 14:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Fridays.

    Opening hours for Centre of Historical Information of Thermopylae:
    Jan – Dec Mon-Fri, 0800-1900
    Jan – Dec Sat-Sun, 1000-1800
    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This 2 days tour takes you to the navel of the world, Delphi. Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles. On this tour visit also the traditional village Arachova.
During this tour you will learn in detail all about Meteora the complex of monasteries built “up in the clouds”. You will get the chance to admire the intricate creation of the monasteries which are built on natural sandstone rock pillars in central Greece and learn about the geology and the historic evolution of a place where natural beauty meets the power of human creativity.
Last but not least the tour takes you also to Thermopylae where the renowned battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. between the outnumbered Greeks and the Persian took place.

This tour has been especially designed as a two days tour for your own comfort.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas & Cheronia Tour

  • 2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas & Cheronia
  • 2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas & Cheronia

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Delphi, Hosios Loukas and Cheronea includes but is not limited to:

    • Traditional Village of Arachona
    • Delphi Archaeological Site
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum
    • Athena Pronaia Sanctuary with the renowned Tholos
    • The Castalia Spring
    • The Temple of Apollo
    • The Great ancient theater
    • The stadium, where the so called Pythian Games
    • The treasuries that the city states erected in Delphi
    • The famous statue of Antinoos
    • The unique bronze statue of the Charioteer
    • Monastery of Hosios Loukas
    • Lion of Cheronea
  • Day 1
    Delphi
    Our tour starts in the morning and by taking a ride following the highway after approx. 2hrs we will arrive at the picturesque traditional village of Arachova, where you can enjoy a nice stroll in the village, look for local products and have a quick coffee.

    Our short break will revitalize us and get us prepared for our visit to the navel of the world, the Archaeological Site of Delphi.

    After a few minutes of driving from Arachova you will reach Delphi.

    Legend has it that Zeus, sent his two eagles across the world, one from the East and one from the West, and he said that the point where the two eagles would meet would mark the center of the earth, the navel of the world.

    Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles through Pythia, the Priestess of the Sanctuary, who was always eager to give her advice to everyone from mere citizens to mythical heroes and legendary leaders of cities.

    The perpetual inner need of mortals and the endless effort of the human race to foresee and learn about the future but also have the blessing of the Gods gradually converted the Oracle of Delphi into an important information and cultural center and allowed it to collect all the offerings that the cities were sending as donations, which resulted in the creation of a local treasury of immense value.

    You will also explore the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia with the renowned Tholos, The Castalia Spring, the Temple of Apollo, the Great ancient theater, the stadium, where the so called Pythian Games and the treasuries that the city state erected in order to express the gratitude towards the Gods.

    Inside the archaeological museum of Delphi which is our next stop you will have the chance to admire many important ancient Greek artifacts from the excavations at Delphi, including the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer.

    You can spend approx. 3hrs on the Site and its Museum.

    Your driver will be waiting for you to take you to the village of Delphi and escort you to your accommodation.

    Day 2
    In the morning take your time to enjoy the unique peaceful scenery of the village of Delphi and the breathtaking views it offers to the olive grove before you will depart for the Monastery of Hosios Loukas.

    Hossios Loukas is the largest surviving monastery of the Middle Byzantine period in Greece, famous for its Byzanitne mosaics, founded in the early 10th century by the hermit Hosios Loukas whose relics are kept in the monastery to this day.
    You can spend about 1,5hr for your visit to the Monastery.

    A traditional restaurant is our next stop and our chance to taste the authentic Greek cousine with local delicacies.

    After your lunch you will follow the way back to Athens. Driving down the mountain Parnassos and before reaching the highway to Athens, we’ll stop at Cheronia to see the famous “Lion of Cheronia” after a 40 min easy ride.

    The “Lion” is a marble monument erected in the battlefield by Phillip, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great, to commemorate his victory there against the Athenian and Thebean armies in 338 B.C.

    You will have the chance to visit the Site and its Museum there.

    After your last stop you will take a 1,5hr drive to Athens.

  • Entrance fees into the archaeological areas of Delphi and its Museum are 12 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office) and 3 euro for Hosios Loukas monastery

    Free admission for :

    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:

    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March
    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Delphi:
    Winter period: 8:30am – 15:00
    Summer period:8:00am – 19:00
    For Hosios Loukas monastery:
    Monday closed Tuesday-Sunday 09.00-17.00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This tour takes you to the navel of the world, Delphi. Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles. On this tour visit also the traditional village Arachova and the Monastery of Hosios Loukas.Last, visit Cheronea to see the “Lion”, the marble monument erected in the battlefield by Phillip, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great, to commemorate his victory there against the Athenian and Thebean armies in 338 B.C

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Meteora & Thermopylae Tour

  • 2 Days Meteora & Thermopylae
  • 2 Days Meteora & Thermopylae

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Meteora and Thermopylae Tour includes but is not limited to:

    • Meteora, the largest complexes of monasteries in Greece
    • Undeniably sublime and breathtaking scenery
    • Beautifully formed natural trails
    • St. Stephen’s Nunnery
    • Great Meteoron Monastery
    • Roussanou Monastery
    • Holy Trinity Monastery
    • Varlaam Monastery
    • St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    • Varlaam Monastery
    • St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    • The battlefield of Thermopylae
    • Thermopylae’s Innovative Centre of Historical Information
    • Monument of King Leonidas
    • Sea Side village of Kamena Vourla for lunch break
  • Day 1
    Depart from Athens in the morning to start one of the most memorable trips in the Greek countryside.

    Lay back and enjoy the scenic drive of the Greek mainland. The driving time till Meteora is approx. 5hrs.

    There are only a few sites in the world that can take a person back to the dark ages. Meteora is one of them.

    Meteora is one of the largest complexes of monasteries in Greece, inferior only to Mount Athos. The cultural and historical value of the site combined with the remarkable natural beauty of these uniquely formed monasteries has established Meteora as a protected site on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

    In the 9th century AD the first monks gathered in the area and began forming a community that since then grew and flourished into the unique and beaming monastic community of Meteora.

    Of course our tour would not be complete without a short walk among the beautifully formed natural trails. At the end of our path we will make a stop to rest, snap some photographs to remember this heavenly place and enjoy the undeniably sublime and breathtaking scenery.

    The scenery has pretty much changed at the battlefield nowadays. For this reason, “Thermopylae’s Innovative Centre of Historical Information” is a must see on the spot to help the visitor understand the morphology of the ground and the narrow passage of the battlefield, that due to erosion has changed.

    After the visit to the battlefield your driver will take you back to Athens. Lay back and take your time to take in all the diverse experiences gained on this tour.

    You will have the time to visit 3 of the open monasteries on the first day.

    After your visit to the Monasteries your driver will eascort you to your accomondation in Kalabaka.

    Day 2

    In the morning take your time to take in as much as you can from the beauty and the majesty of the natural environment of Meteora.

    Your driver will pick you up to take you to the last 3 Monasteries.

    Of course our tour would not be complete without a short walk among the beautifully formed natural trails. At the end of our path we will make a stop to rest, snap some photographs to remember this heavenly place and enjoy the undeniably sublime and breathtaking scenery.

    Our next stop is the traditional restaurant in Kalabaka.

    After your lunch you will depart for Athens.

    There, the great Spartan King Leonidas with a small Greek force defended Attica and Boeotia against the southward advance of Xerxes’ Persian army.
    After having visited Meteora, on the way back to Athens, after 2hrs driving, you will have a stop to Thermopylae. There, the great Spartan King Leonidas with a small Greek force defended Attica and Boeotia against the southward advance of Xerxes’ Persian army.

    The scenery has pretty much changed at the battlefield nowadays. For this reason, “Thermopylae’s Innovative Centre of Historical Information” is a must see on the spot to help the visitor understand the morphology of the ground and the narrow passage of the battlefield, that due to erosion has changed.

    After the visit to the battlefield your driver will take you back to Athens.

    Lay back and take your time to take in all the diverse experiences gained on this tour.

    Driving time to Athens 2,5hrs.

  • Entrance fees to each monastery are 2 Euros pp.

  • Winter period: 08:30– 15:00
    Summer period: 08:00 – 19:00

    Opening hours for Meteora Monasteries:
    Summer period:
    St. Stephen’s Nunnery
    Visiting Hours: 9:00 to 13:30 and 15:30 to 17:30.
    The monastery stays closed on Mondays.
    Great Meteoron Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 17:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Tuesdays.
    Roussanou Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 17:45.
    The monastery stays closed on Wednesdays.
    Holy Trinity Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 17:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Thursdays.
    Varlaam Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 16:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Fridays.
    St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 15:30.
    The monastery stays closed on Fridays.
    Winter Period
    St. Stephen’s Nunnery
    Visiting Hours: 9:30 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 17:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Mondays.
    Great Meteoron Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 15:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
    Roussanou Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 14:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Wednesdays.
    Holy Trinity Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 10:00 to 16:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
    Varlaam Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 15:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Thursdays and Fridays.
    St. Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
    Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 14:00.
    The monastery stays closed on Fridays.

    Opening hours for Centre of Historical Information of Thermopylae:
    Jan – Dec Mon-Fri, 0800-1900
    Jan – Dec Sat-Sun, 1000-1800

Description

During this tour you will learn in detail all about Meteora the complex of monasteries built “up in the clouds”. You will get the chance to admire the intricate creation of the monasteries which are built on natural sandstone rock pillars in central Greece and learn about the geology and the historic evolution of a place where natural beauty meets the power of human creativity.

The tours takes you also to Thermopylae where the renowned battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. between the outnumbered Greeks and the Persian took place.

This tour is especially designed as an all inclusive authentic Greek experience divided in two days for your own comfort.

Duration 2hrs

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Olympia & Delphi Tour

  • 2 Days Olympia & Delphi
  • 2 Days Olympia & Delphi

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Olympia and Delphi tour includes but is not limited to:

    • View of the Saronic and Corinthian coastline
    • View of the Salamis Island
    • Corinth Canal
    • Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Temple of Hera
    • The Stadium
    • Archaeological Museum of Olympia
    • Famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles
    • Town of Nafpaktos
    • Archaeological Site of Delphi
    • Archaeological Museum of Delphi
    • Athena Pronaia Sanctuary with the renowned Tholos
    • The Castalia Spring
    • The Temple of Apollo
    • The Great ancient theater
    • The stadium, where the so called Pythian Games
    • The treasuries that the city states erected in Delphi
    • The famous statue of Antinoos
    • The unique bronze statue of the Charioteer
    • Traditional Village of Arachona
  • Day 1
    Olympia

    Meet your chauffeur early in the morning in the lobby of your accommodation.

    We will drive westwards to Olympia.

    You will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent Greek coastal scenery along the Saronic coastline.

    On the way to our first stop at the Corinth Canal, you will be able to see and hear the intriguing stories hidden behind the war of Salamis Island between the Greek and the Persian fleet, the war that determined the route of the western civilization. Legends and reality merge and help us narrate the lives of the Greek heroes that became famous worldwide for their strategic skills, ingenious ways and courageous character.

    After a short and easy ride of 50 minutes, comes our first stop, the engineering marvel of Corinth Canal.

    After our 30minute stop on the Corinth Canal and of course after taking our time to snap some breathtaking pictures and get some rest on the nearby rest area café, your chauffer will drive you through the winding country local roads through olive trees, vineyards and orange trees that grow in abundance in the area. It will feel as if you stepped into the scenery that one sees only in artistic movies and documentaries.

    We will continue to Olympia. Lay back and enjoy the scenic drive till we will reach Olympia.

    After approx. 3,5hrs driving we reach Olympia.

    At this point we suggest a break fro a lunch in Olympia.

    After this you can spend about 3hrs in the Archaeological Site of Olympia and its Museum.

    Ancient Olympia is a place whose beauty and value cannot be fathomed by words and descriptions. It is the place that has been admittedly the most glorified and worshiped sanctuary of the ancient world, dedicated to the father of humans and the Gods, Zeus.

    The first Olympic Games were held here in honor of God Zeus back in 776B.C. and has become nowadays an international athletic celebration, that exceeds borders and nationalities, begins in this exact place every four years.

    You will be able to see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, of the Temple of Hera, the Stadium with its spectacular capacity of 45000 people. Take your time to explore the ruins of the ancient facilities on site and then continue to the Museum.

    Finally the Aarchaeological Museum, that constitutes the last section of our tour, is filled with remarkable exhibits, including the famous statue of Hermes attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles.

    Your chauffeur will be waiting for you to drive you to your accommodation in Olympia.

    Overnight in Olympia.

    Day 2
    Early in the morning we will depart from Olympia to Delphi.

    On our way to Delphi we will have a stop at the magnificent town of Nafpaktos.

    After approx. 3,5 hrs and the wonderful scenic ride, a little before we arrive to Delphi we suggest a break for a lunch.

    Our break will revitalize us and get us prepared for our visit to the navel of the world, the Archaeological Site of Delphi.

    Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles through Pythia, the Priestess of the Sanctuary, who was always eager to give her advice to everyone from mere citizens to mythical heroes and legendary leaders of cities.

    The perpetual inner need of mortals and the endless effort of the human race to foresee and learn about the future but also have the blessing of the Gods gradually converted the Oracle of Delphi into an important information and cultural center and allowed it to collect all the offerings that the cities were sending as donations, which resulted in the creation of a local treasury of immense value.

    You will see the Temple of Apollo but also explore the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia with the renowned Tholos, The Castalia Spring, the Temple of Apollo, the Great ancient theater, the stadium, where the so called Pythian Games and the treasuries that the city state erected in order to express the gratitude towards the Gods.

    Inside the archaeological museum of Delphi which is our next stop you will have the chance to admire many important ancient Greek artifacts from the excavations at Delphi, including the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dated from 475 B.C.

    You can spend approx. 3hrs on the Site and its Museum.

    After our visit to the Site we will depart to Athens. On the way we would never miss to stop at the beautiful traditional and picturesque village of Arachova, where you can enjoy a nice stroll in the village.

    Driving time to Athens 2,5 hrs

  • Entrance fees into Olympia area & Museum are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office).
    Entrance fees into the archaeological areas of Delphi and its Museum are 12 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office)

    Free admission for :

    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:

    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Olympia:
    Winter period:
    Tuesday – Sunday: 08:00-15:00
    Monday: 10.00 – 17.00
    Summer period: 08:00- 20:00
    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Delphi:
    Winter period: 8:30am – 15:00
    Summer period:8:00am – 19:00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This special tour begins with a 3 hour relaxing and comfortable drive through the scenic countryside of Peloponnese. The route we follow allows us to gaze at the diversity of Greece’s natural beauty and leads us to the prefecture of Elis where the Archaeological Site of Ancient Olympia is located in order to visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games!
On the second day the tour continues to the navel of the world, Delphi. Delphi used to be the most important sanctuary dedicated to God Apollo, the place through which the God was believed to be offering his Oracles.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Olympia & Vassae Tour

  • 2 Days Olympia & Vasses
  • 2 Days Olympia & Vasses

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Olympia and Vassae tour includes but is not limited to:

    • View of the Saronic and Corinthian coastline
    • View of the Salamis Island
    • Corinth Canal
    • Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Temple of Hera
    • The Stadium
    • Archaeological Museum of Olympia
    • Famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles
    • Vassae
    • Temple of Epicurius Apollo
  • Day 1
    Olympia

    Meet your chauffeur early in the morning in the lobby of your accommodation.

    We will drive westwards to Olympia.

    You will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent Greek coastal scenery along the Saronic coastline.

    On the way to our first stop at the Corinth Canal, you will be able to see and hear the intriguing stories hidden behind the war of Salamis Island between the Greek and the Persian fleet, the war that determined the route of the western civilization. Legends and reality merge and help us narrate the lives of the Greek heroes that became famous worldwide for their strategic skills, ingenious ways and courageous character.

    After a short and easy ride of 50 minutes, comes our first stop, the engineering marvel of Corinth Canal.

    After our 30minute stop on the Corinth Canal and of course after taking our time to snap some breathtaking pictures and get some rest on the nearby rest area café, your chauffer will drive you through the winding country local roads through olive trees, vineyards and orange trees that grow in abundance in the area. It will feel as if you stepped into the scenery that one sees only in artistic movies and documentaries.

    We will continue to Olympia. Lay back and enjoy the scenic drive till we will reach Olympia.

    After approx. 3,5hrs driving we reach Olympia.

    At this point we suggest a break for a lunch in Olympia.

    After this you can spend about 3hrs in the Archaeological Site of Olympia and its Museum. Alternatively you can divide your visit to the Site and Musuem in two parts. On the first day you can visit the Archaeological Site and on the seocnd the Museum or vice versa.

    Ancient Olympia is a place whose beauty and value cannot be fathomed by words and descriptions. It is the place that has been admittedly the most glorified and worshiped sanctuary of the ancient world, dedicated to the father of humans and the Gods, Zeus.

    The first Olympic Games were held here in honor of God Zeus back in 776B.C. and has become nowadays an international athletic celebration, that exceeds borders and nationalities, begins in this exact place every four years.

    You will be able to see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, of the Temple of Hera, the Stadium with its spectacular capacity of 45000 people. Take your time to explore the ruins of the ancient facilities on site and then continue to the Museum.

    Finally the Archaeological Museum, that constitutes the last section of our tour, is filled with remarkable exhibits, including the famous statue of Hermes attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles.

    Your chauffeur will be waiting for you to drive you to your accommodation in Olympia.

    Overnight in Olympia.

    Day 2
    If you have saved the Archaeological Site or the Museum for the second day, your chauffeur will take you there and wait for you.

    After your visit we will continue with our driving tour heading to Vassae, so as to visit the Temple of Epicurius Apollo about an hour later.

    Epicurius means helper in Greek, was considered to be the God that could heal the mortals from their ailments. Unique in its entity the Temple of Apollo Epikourios and Vassae in general were the first sites that were listed in the World Heritage List as Greek monuments of exceptional value in 1986.

    After your visit to the Temple we will depart for Athens.

    Driving time to Athens 3,5hrs.

  • Entrance fees into Olympia area & Museum are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office) and for temple of Epikourios Apollon is: 9 €

    Free admission for :

    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:

    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Olympia:
    Winter period:
    Tuesday – Sunday: 08:00-15:00
    Monday: 10.00 – 17.00
    Summer period: 08:00- 20:00
    Temple of Epikourios Apollon
    Winter: 8:30 – 15:00
    Summer: 8:00 – 19:00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

This 2 days tour is the great opportunity to meet the birthplace of the Olympic games.This special tour begins with a 3 hour relaxing and comfortable drive through the scenic countryside of Peloponnese. The route we follow allows us to gaze at the diversity of Greece’s natural beauty and leads us to the prefecture of Elis where the Archaeological Site of Ancient Olympia is located. On the second day the tour continues to Vassae to visit the Temple of Epicurius Apollo.

This tour is especially designed as a complete and relaxing experience divided in two days for your own comfort.

Duration 2 days

2 Days Land Tours

2 Days Hiking Lousios Gorge & Olympia Tour

  • 2 Days Hiking Lousios Gorge & Olympia
  • 2 Days Hiking Lousios Gorge & Olympia

  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the 2 Days Hiking Lousios Gorge and Olympia tour includes but is not limited to:

    • View of the Saronic and Corinthian coastline
    • View of the Salamis Island
    • Corinth Canal
    • Hiking at Lousios Gorge
    • Traditional Villages of Dimitsana, Stemnitsa and Vitina
    • The Prodromou and Philoshophou Monasteries on the limestone rock formations or the Open Air Museum of Water Power
    • Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Temple of Hera
    • The Stadium
    • Archaeological Museum of Olympia
    • Famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles
  • Day 1
    Meet your chauffeur at lobby of your accommodation early in the morning to leave for the Lousios Gorge at Peloponnese. We will drive westwards and you will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent Greek coastal scenery along the Athenian coastline. After 50min of an easy ride we will arrive at our first stop the enginnering marvel of Corinth Canal.

    From there we will continue straight to Lousios Gorge. Lay back for the next 2 hours and enjoy the marvelous scenic beauty of Greek countryside till we will reach our final destination, Lousios Gorge.

    Lousios gorge is located in the area of mountainous Arcadia in the heart of Peloponnese and offers great opportunities for adventures for the nature lovers. The remote picturesque Stone villages Dimitsana, Stemnitsa and Vitina with their cobblestone winding paths staring at the gorge of Lousios are waiting -almost untouched- to be explored. T

    Ideally visited during spring or summer, the magnificent Gorge provides an opportunity to step your foot in the beauty of Greek nature and explore its local flora and fauna. Follow the meandering rocky paths and you will see how the gorge is a shelter to small mammals and water creatures but also a nest for predatory birds. You can spent about 3 hours to explore the area and start your little hiking adventure.

    If time and mood permits the Monasteries that exist in the area worth to be visited. The limestone rock formations have served as a living space for hermit monks in the old times. This natural hideaway became a foundation for the monasteries named The Prodromou and Philoshophou that are lying to this day in the Arcadian gorge of Lousios.

    Your chauffeur will be waiting for you at the drop off point.

    At the end of your hiking adventure we suggest a break for lunch.

    This exploration would not be complete without a homecooked lunch in the traditional village of Dimitsana.

    We will continue to Olympia, that we will reach after a 2hrs driving.

    Overnight in Olympia

    Day2
    Ancient Olympia is a place whose beauty and value cannot be fathomed by words and descriptions. It is the place that has been admittedly the most glorified and worshiped sanctuary of the ancient world, dedicated to the father of humans and the Gods, Zeus.

    The first Olympic Games were held here in honor of God Zeus back in 776B.C. and has become nowadays an international athletic celebration, that exceeds borders and nationalities, begins in this exact place every four years.

    You will be able to see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, of the Temple of Hera, the Stadium with its spectacular capacity of 45000 people. Take your time to explore the ruins of the ancient facilities on site and then continue to the Museum.

    Finally the Aarchaeological Museum, that constitutes the last section of our tour, is filled with remarkable exhibits, including the famous statue of Hermes attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles.

    Your chauffeur will be waiting for you to take you for lunch in Olympia before we will depart for Athens.

    Driving time to Athens 4hrs

  • Entrance fees into Olympia area & Museum are 12 Euro pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office).

    Free admission for:
    Journalists
    Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
    University students from Greece and the E.U
    Free admission for all on the following dates:

    6 March
    5 June
    18 April
    18 May (International Museums Day)
    The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

  • SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
    WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March
    Opening hours for the archaeological area of Ancient Olympia:
    Winter period:
    Tuesday – Sunday: 08:00-15:00
    Monday: 10.00 – 17.00
    Summer period: 08:00- 20:00

    All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: closed
    • Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
    • Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
    • Easter Sunday : closed
    • Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
    • 15 August: 08.30-15.00
    • 28 October: 08.30-15.00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed

Description

Join this tour to experience the incredible steep Lousios Gorge with its clear waters and follow the marked and breathtaking route to take you on a once in a lifetime experience to discover your naturalistic side. On the second day you have the chance to explore the history behind the Olympic Games on their birthplace, in Olympia. A magnificent tour, ideal for both nature- and history lovers!

Duration 2 days

2 days land tours

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