On this luxurious private Athens tour, depart from Athens and travel through the Corinth Canal to visit the impressive ruins of Ancient Corinth, one of the most powerful and influential cities of antiquity and explore its streets, its preserved temples and markets. If you wish, your driver will also take you to the gates of the Acrocorinth Castle complex to allow you entry. After Corinth, sit back and relax on the short drive to the medieval town of Nafplio for lunch, and enjoy free time in its narrow Venetian streets and numerous craft shops before your return.
Exclusively for your group with transfer from and to your hotel or cruise ship and in the all-leather comfort of one of our new Mercedes E-Class, AudiA6 or Mercedes Minibus Black models, this complete and "at your own pace" excursion aims to provide you with one of the most remarkable experiences of your visit. Suitable for small groups and couples, families and people of all ages.
From your hotel or cruise terminal, you will travel in style in one of our new all-leather and Wi-Fi black Mercedes E-Class or AudiA6 models. Your driver guide will take you north of Athens and into the countryside, for approximately 1 hour, at the archaeological site of ancient Corinth. Take the time you need to wander its unspoiled streets, temples and markets. Admire the Temple of Apollo, the Roman baths and the path from where Saint Paul preached to the Corinthians, as well as visit its museum.
If you wish, and are able to cross the steep slopes and rough paths, you can climb to the great fort of Acrocorinth, which sits above the site at over 500 meters above sea level, to enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the sea and the Gulf of Corinth.
For lunch, you will drive through olive groves and orange groves along the sea to the historic and medieval seaport of Nafplio, below the towering castle of Palamidi. After lunch, in one of the many seaside restaurants with a view of Bourtzi Castle, you can relax admiring the charming streets of the old Venetian town before your return.
An exclusive private tour for your group allows great flexibility, the tour is conducted with an experienced English-speaking driver. The tour will be self-paced and provide all the essential historical and modern context to help you make the most of your time. For those who want guided tours inside Corinth, the professional guides on site can provide tours upon request (additional cost).