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Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip from Athens

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    What to Expect
    Begin your day trip with a pickup at your Athens hotel or from near Syntagma Square in central Athens. Settle inside your air-conditioned coach and admire the scenery as you trace the coast of the Saronic Gulf into the Peloponnese.

    After around 1.5 hours, arrive at the ancient hilltop city of Mycenae and enjoy a walking tour of the ruins of this once powerful, fortified settlement. Hear how the city was, in Greek myth, ruled by King Agamemnon, and view highlights such as the Palace, Tomb of Agamemnon and Lion’s Gate.

    Afterward, stop in the pretty seaport of Nauplia before continuing to ancient Epidaurus, the mythological birthplace of Asklepios, the Greek god of healing.

    Tour the spectacular relics, including the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios, with its crumbled buildings. Then, ogle the breathtaking ancient theatre of Epidaurus. Built in the 4th century BC, the colossal theater is considered one of the world’s most beautiful and still boasts fabulous acoustics.

    Your trip ends back at the original departure point in Athens.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Athens, Athens, Attica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide
    • Local taxes
    • Free Wifi on the coach
    • Free map of Athens
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Entrance ticket to Mycenae
    • Entrance ticket to Ancient Epidaurus and museum
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site Mycenae
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • guided tour of Asklipeion
    • Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • May be operated by a bilingual guide (English/French)
    • Pickup from port , airport or private apartment (air BNB) are not available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • on Tuesday tour is only
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Enjoyed the Various site. We had an excellent guide. The small group was fun and allowed more interaction but also, to be on time and to enjoy the museums and sites visit.
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    Hotel pick up, don't recall the tour guide name. Very soft spoken. Drive was long but it was nice. Very sad to see the strays cats and dogs on this landmarks with no water or food and then the sun. Broke my hesrt
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    Our guide was not the strongest in her english so the commentary really let it down for me. Otherwise it was a comfortable journey with lots of interesting spots. The lunch was in a very nicely maintained hotel named Amelia but serving staff did not introduce the food being
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    Loved the tour although it was a little more educational than what we expected. The lunch break at a hotel in the middle of nowhere was very disappointing. Lunch at the next stop of Nauplia would of been 100% better. So many choices to eat and such a cute quaint town.
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    Very Well Organized - Enough Time for Everything -Timed Very Well - Guide Ksenia(Xenia) did a Great Job - Very knowledgeable and Very Enthusiastic-Delfi is a Magic Place!
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 10h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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