Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Nafplio and Epidaurus Private Tour from Athens

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  • Day Trip
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  • Private Tour
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  • 10 hr

Experience one of Greece’s more remote areas, where the ancient sites remain virtually unchanged from when they were built. See the Peloponnesian countryside as you’ve never seen it before! Enjoy a day trip from Athens to the ancient Corinth, the ancient site of Epidaurus, taking in Nafplio’s charming old town along the way, and marveling at the grandeur of the Sanctuary of Asclepios. Epidaurus is recognized as one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. It is surrounded by stunning landscapes and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy unique Greek history, myths and traditions.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: LS Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Athens

Pick up from your Hotel,Airbnb appartment or Piraeus port and 1 hour drive to reach our first stop

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Corinth Canal

This tour begins with a ride on the Corinth Canal, which was constructed in 1893. From high up, you can enjoy the best view of Corinth's isthmus and admire the steep limestone walls.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)

Ancient Corinth was a city-state on the Isthmus of Corinth, one of the most famous and visited cities of Greece. The city is located in the South West of the Peloponnese surrounded by mountains that take their name from the ancient town. The most renowned monuments are: Temple of Apollo, Bema of Saint Paul and Roman Odeon.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At:

Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth, is a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient city of Corinth. It is the most impressive of the acropolis of mainland Greece.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Corinth

The Archaeological Museum of Corinth houses a large collection of artifacts from the local site and from smaller sites in the neighboring area. 1 hour at the museum and 1 hour drive to reach our next stop

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Palamidi Castle

Palamidi is a fortress in the town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece. Nestled on the crest of a 216-metre high hill, the fortress was built by the Venetians during their second occupation of the area (1686–1715).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nafplio

Free time to stroll amongst the town's shops where you can buy handmade souvenirs for your family/friends and also free time for lunch. 1 hour and 30 minutes free time at Nafplio and 30 minutes drive to reach our next stop

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Sanctuary of Asklepios

The Sanctuary is the earliest organized sanatorium and is significant for its association with the history of medicine, providing evidence of the transition from belief in divine healing to the science of medicine.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Epidaurus Little Theatre

Be captivated by the world-renowned theater, one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece and an UNESCO’s World Heritage listed monument.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Epidaurus Archaeological Museum

The museum is noted for its reconstructions of temples and its columns. 30 minutes at the museum and about 2 hours drive to return to Athens.

Duration: 2 hour
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