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    Mycenae and Epidaurus: Day Trip from Athens

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    Discover the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, a major center of Greek civilization from 1600 and 1100 BC, and visit the small village of Epidaurus famous in antiquity for being a place of healing.

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    After driving along a scenic drive along the Saronic Gulf coastal road, you will arrive at the ancient home city of Mycenae to the kingdom of the mythical Agamemnon. Visit the Tomb of Agamemnon, the Palace and the Lionesses Gate.



    Stop at the picturesque town of Nafplion, before arriving in Epidaurus. The World Heritage-listed city is reputed to be the birthplace of Asclepius son of Apollo, the healer and was the most famous center of healing in the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its fantastic acoustics.

    Detailed schedule

    Starting point :
    Selected hotels in Athens or Amalia Hotel at Syntagma Square


    Departure time :
    08.30 p.m


    Hotel pickup starts approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to time, exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

    Return details:
    back to the starting point

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