Argolida, Olympia, Delphi & Meteora Monasteries Four (4) Days Private Tour

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This tour is the classical Greece tour which covers some of the most famous sites such as the biblical Ancient Corinthos, the famous Mycenae, the unique Epidaurus Ancient Theater, the romantic Nafplio, the famous Ancient Olympia, the world well known Delphi Sanctuary and the impressive Meteora monasteries. This tour has a personalize character. The car will be only for you. The driver will try to face all your needs during the tour. You may easily customize the suggested itinerary in accordance to your wish. JG Athens Tours gives specific attention to the quality than to the quantity. Our clients' safety is of our outmost priorities. Due to recent pandemia of Covid 19, increased precautionary measures of personal hygiene have been taken.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: JG Athens Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinthos, Mycenae, Ancient Epidaurus & Nafplio

Stop At: Corinth Canal

Driving via the coastal highway towards Peloponnese you will see the area of the Saronic Gulf where the famous Naval Battle of Salamis took place in 480 B.C. between the Greeks & the Persians. First stop is at the famous Canal of Corinthos (Isthmus) which connects the Corinthian Gulf with the Saronic Gulf and cuts Peloponnese peninsula from the rest Greek mainland.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)

The tour continues with the Ancient Corinthos. Exploring the archaeological area you will meet the Temple of Apollo (built on a rocky hill), the Theatre, the Roman Odeon, the Glauke fountain into a natural rock & the Archaeological Museum. Besides them there is the famous "Vema" (tribunal) from which St. Paul preached to the Corinthians.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae

Next stop is at the famous Mycenae (the Kingdom of Agamemnon). Amongst others, you will admire the Lions’ Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Treasure of Atreus (Agamemnon Grave), the Subterranean Cistern & the Archaeological Museum.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Epidaurus Little Theatre

We continue with driving to the Ancient Epidaurus. You will explore the archaeological area of the Sanctuary of Asklepios, with the famous for its acoustic Ancient Theatre and the archaeological museum.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nafplio

Last visit of the day is to Nafplio, an old & romantic seaport town which was the first capital of Greece after the Greek Revolution in 1821 until 1834. You will be lost in the picturesque streets of the old town admiring old classical governmental buildings, especially in the Constitution Square. You will enjoy your coffee or meal while attending the famous Bourtzi castle located in the middle of the harbor of Nafplio. Our fist day ends with driving to Ancient Olympia where you will spend your night.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Day 2 Ancient Olympia

Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia

You will visit the unique archaeological area of Ancient Olympia where the first Olympic Games took place on 776 B.C. Amongst decades of monuments, you will admire the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the Philipeion, the Palestra, the Ancient Stadium, the Ancient Gymnasium, the Prytaneion, the Bouleuterion & the Leonidaion. Your knowledge will be complemented with the visit of the archaeological museum, one of the most important museums in Greece, with permanent exhibition of findings from the excavations, dating since prehistoric times. Our private tour continues with driving through Pyrgos & Patras, with crossing the spectacular Rio – Antirio bridge, with passing via Galaxidi & Itea and we arrive in Delphi where you will spend your night.

Duration: 4 hour

Day 3 Delphi

Stop At: Delphi

You will visit the famous Sanctuary of Delphi with the worldwide known Oracle. You will wander through the archaeological area admiring the Temple of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, the Polygonal wall, the Treasury of the Siphnians, the Stoa of the Athenians, the ancient theater, the Sacred Way, the ancient Gymnasium, the Castalian Spring, the ancient Stadium & the Tholos of Athena Pronaia. Your knowledge will be complemented with the visit to the archaeological museum. We continue with driving to Kalampaka / Meteora where you will spend the night.

Duration: 4 hour

Day 4 Meteora Monasteries & Thermopylae

Stop At: Meteora

We shall "climp” to the imposing rock towers of Meteora with the unique phenomenon to have on their top Orthodox monasteries built since middle ages. The whole complex of the rocks with the monasteries has been listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. You shall have the opportunity to visit and admire some of the most important monasteries (at least three), such as the Monastery of Great Meteoron, the Monastery of Rousanou, the Monastery of Agia Triada (Holy Triniti) , the Varlaam Monastery, the Monastery of Saint Nikolaos Anapafsa and the Monastery of Saint Stephanos.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Battlefield of Thermopylae

In our way back to Athens we shall stop at Thermopylae where the famous battle between the Greeks & the Persians took place in 480 B.C. You will admire the marvelous statue of King of Sparta, Leonidas who with 300 Spartans & 700 Thespians faced numerous Persian forces under the command of King Xerxes A’. It was there that Leonidas told to Xerxes the world famous phrase "Μολών Λαβέ (Molon Labe)" which means "Come & Get It".

Duration: 30 minutes
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