Biblical Athens & Ancient Corinth Tour

Duration: 8 hours

Biblical Athens & Ancient Corinth Tour

Duration: 8 hours

ABOUT THIS TOUR

If you want to explore and follow the scripture of St. Paul while deepening their faith by traveling, this tour is the best option. Visit Athens and Ancient Corinth, two cities with great importance as St. Paul had described.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Propylaea
  • Temple of Wingless Nike
  • Erectheion
  • Odeum of Herodes Atticus
  • Mars Hill and the Steps of St. Paul
  • Corinth Canal
  • Temple of Apollo
  • Ancient Corinth Agora
  • Saint Paul’s Step
  • Ancient Corinth Archaeological Site
  • Ancient Corinth Museum

We can customize this tour to your needs.
If you want to skip or add something, please let us know in advance.

ITINERARY

Start your tour early in the morning by visiting the Acropolis Hill. At the time of St. Paul Acropoliswas the cult center of the pagan city. Due to this, St. Paul wanted to preach there.

During the tour, you will also visit the magnificent gate of Propylaea, the Temple of the wingless Nike, the Erectheion with the Karyatides, and the masterpiece of Classical architecture, the Parthenon. On the hill you can enjoy an amazing view of Athens and see the theater of Dionysus, the Odeum of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Greek Agora, the modern city of Athens and even the port of Piraeus.

Next, we will continue with a walk on the engraved steps of Mars Hill. There,  St. Paul used to give his speech. Also, St. Paul used to preach at the Synagogue in Ancient Greek Agora.

We will follow the steps of St. Paul and take a ride to Ancient Corinth. We will make our first stop at the engineering marvel Corinth Canal. After our 30minute stop for some pictures and a break for coffee we will continue our ridethrough the winding country local roads.

After 20 minutes, we will arrive at the Ancient Corinth. Ancient Corinth was a powerful and strategic center where numerous historic, cultural and religious events have taken place. There, St. Paul lived for a year and a half and gave his speech in the center of the Ancient Agora on the renowned Bema. This place is very important for Christians and became the foundation of  the Christian Church in the region.

Take your time and walk in the city as St. Paul did and visit the archaeological ruins of Roman Period. During our tour you will also find 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. Also, you will visit the Archaeological Museum that includes a timeline exhibition of artefacts.

At the end, you will take a break for lunch.

Your driver will take you back to your accommodation.

ADMISSIONS FEES

Entrance fees to the Acropolis & Ancient Agora are 30 Euro total pp.

Entrance Fees to Ancient Corinth is 8 Euros

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)

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OPENING HOURS FEES

  • Summer period 1 April – 31 October
  • Winter period: 1 November – 31 March

Opening hours for the archeological sites of Athens including Acropolis and Agora:

  • Winter period:8:30am – 15:00
  • Summer period:8:00am – 19:30

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

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

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USEFULL INFO

  • Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes are recommended for most locations.
  • Sun glasses, a hat and sun screen are also suggested since the Mediterranean sun is extremely hot during the summer months. It has been preserved in this manner in order to showcase the authentic environment of the monuments.
  • Local currency (euros) might be needed in order to pay at the spot small entrance fees and small expenses.
  • In case one of our guests has some special needs, is under certain medication or has a limited walking endurance you can let us know during the organization of your customized tour and we will make sure that small breaks are incorporated into your itinerary.
  • Also it is suggested that you bring with you a small bottle of water or something small to eat in case you need to during the tour.
  • Furthermore if an individual has advanced accessibility needs you can let us know and allow us to customize the tour to fit your needs.

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We would like to inform you that our company implements all the safety and health protocols against Covid-19, while also following the national health organisation instructions.

COVID-19 health and safety measures:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Passengers and the driver are obliged to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth.