Private Day Trip to Argolis from Athens (Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplion)

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From 450€
8-10 hrs
All year
(max) 7

Discover Mycenae in Argolis on a private basis

Join the Argolis Private Tour
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Join our private day trip to Argolis and discover the most important archaeological sites and historic monuments of Argolis area. Meet with your professional English speaking Tour leader at your hotel or apartment and start your full day tour heading towards the Peloponnesse area. After a shortstop at the Corinth Canal visit the Epidaurus archaeological site, famous for its theatre. Explore the archaeological site of Mycenae and its museum and marvel at the majestic monuments, tombs and artifacts of the area. Discover the old city of Nafplion, one of the most picturesque cities of Greece, enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant and stroll around its colorful narrow alleys.

Tour Information

Departure Location
Athens City Center Accommodation
Return Location
Athens City Center Accommodation
Tour Language
This tour is offered only in English
Tour Start Time
Upon request
Price includes
  • Air-conditioned Coach
  • English speaking Tour Leader/Driver
  • Hotel Pick Up - Drop Off
  • Vat and all legal taxes
Price does not include
  • Anything that is not specified in the program as included
  • Entrance Fees to archaeological sites
  • Gratuities
  • Licensed Tour Guide at the archaeological sites
  • Meals and Drinks
  • Whispers

Argolis Highlights

  • Stop at the famous Corinth Canal to admire the view and take some photos to enrich your portfolio.
  • Explore the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, known worldwide for its exceptional acoustics.
  • Discover the archaeological site of Mycenae, home to mythical Agamemnon’s kingdom.
  • Marvel at the Treasury of Atreus, a unique beehive tomb which has the world’s largest stone lintel above its dorway.
  • Enjoy a delicious meal in a traditional greek taverna in the old city of Nafplion which was the first capital of the modern Greek state.
Argolis Tour
  • Private Day Trip to Argolis
Private Day Trip to Argolis


Meet with our Tour Leader at your requested time in your hotel and depart immediately for Argolis, with our air-conditioned Minivan. Drive along the coastal national highway, hearing tales about the ancient Greek Mythology, Homer’s epic poem Iliad, King Agamemnon and find yourself being immersed in the myths and monuments of ancient Greece.

Our first shortstop is the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Corinthian Gulf and has great strategic importance for Greece. Enrich your photo portfolio by taking amazing shots with a breathtaking view over the canal. 

Continue your journey with a visit to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, one of the best-preserved classical theatres all over Greece, which is still being used today for performances and plays due to its amazing acoustics. Visit the Asklepion of Epidaurus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the birthplace of the healing and philanthropist God Asklepios, protector of human health and son of God Apollo and immerse yourself in the myths and tales of the area.

Arrive at Mycenae and explore its Acropolis, the archaeological site and its museum. Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon, a military stronghold that dominated much of southern Greece, Crete, the Cyclades and parts of southwest Anatolia. The period from about 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is called Mycenean in reference to Mycenae. Marvel at the Royal Tombs, the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate and the Treasury of Atreus, a unique beehive tomb structure, built around 1250 BC. Ask for an offer to book your own private guided tour on the site accompanied by a certified tour guide. 

Our final stop of the tour is the picturesque city of Nafplion, the first capital of modern Greece. Here you can enjoy your lunch, in one of the many traditional restaurants and then take a walk around the old city, admiring the Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi. Be astonished by the unique architecture of the old town, hearing stories about Greece’s modern history. Return to Athens late in the evening. 

More about this tour

Argolis is one of the regional units of Greece, located in the northeast Peloponnese, centre of the ancient mycenaean civilization from 1600 to 1100 BC.

Most arable land lies in the central part of Argolis. Its primary agricultural resources are oranges and olives. Argolis has a coastline on the Saronic Gulf in the northeast and on the Argolic Gulf in the south and southeast. Notable mountain ranges are the Oligyrtos in the northwest, Lyrkeio and Ktenia in the west, and Arachnaio and Didymo in the east.

Argolis has land borders with Arcadia to the west and southwest, Corinthia to the north, and the Islands regional unit (Troezen area) to the east. Ancient Argolis included Troezen.

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    Private Day Trip to Argolis from Athens (Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplion)

    From 450€ per person
    8-10 hrs
    (max) 7

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