Enjoy a biblical, classical archaeological tour appreciating Greece's beautiful towns and astounding natural beauty!
At Ancient Diolkos you will discover and explore the ancient passage from the Corinthian to Saronic gulf and the subducting bridge. Here you can enjoy a coffee or snack at a wonderful cafe while you admire the views and wait for boats to pass through the canal.
You will witness the breathtaking views at the Isthmus/Corinth canal which separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland and you will appreciate the engineering and incredible views of the Corinthian and Saronic gulfs.
Here you have the opportunity to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush with Zulu Bungy diving off from the bridge into the narrow Isthmus of Corinth (255.9 ft/78 m ).
We will explore the incredible archaeological site of Ancient Corinth with the fabulous museum, courtyard, temple of Apollo, fountain of Glauke, Sacred Spring, Peirene, Asklepieion, Odeion, Bema, Agora and much more.
After your shopping time and if you wish refreshments again you will be driven to the port of Kechries tracing the footsteps of St. Paul to the East.
As we drive up the monolithic rock we will be captivated by the breathtaking views of both gulfs, the Isthmus canal, Gerania mountain and surrounding beauty (1883 ft/574 m). Being the home of Pegasus (the winged horse) you will also discover the temple of Aphrodite and the Upper Pirene spring.
Nafplio was the first capital city of modern Greece. It is a picturesque town with Venetian architecture that the Venetians used to call the Naples of Greece. You can easily see the Venetian fortress of Palamidi on the top of a hill above and the fortified islet of Bourtzi in the old port. The old town was built at the beginning of the 19th century, but buildings still exist from the Venetian time.
During our tour, we will visit the Cathedral and the church of Saint Spiridon where Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of Greece, was murdered. We will continue to the Syntagma Square and explore its historic buildings from different periods such as the Archaeological Museum, the Vouleftikon that housed the first parliament of the free Greek state and the Old Mosque and Freedom Square honoring our liberty with the help of the French.
Epidaurus is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece and an UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument. It is the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, who was a healer. Epidaurus was the most celebrated healing center of the ancient Greek world.
This magnificent theatre was constructed in the late 4th century BC to host religious events to honor the god Asclepius. The theater is famous for its symmetry and it is also unique because of its excellent state of conservation, which allows it to be still in use. Another fact about this theater is the perfect acoustics. During summer, it hosts performances of ancient Greek drama.
Few steps from the Ancient Theatre is the Sanctuary of Asklepios, a very popular healing center in the ancient times. The Archaeological Museum hosts many interesting exhibits from excavations on this site.
Mycenae , the kingdom of Agamemnon is a World Heritage UNESCO Site discovered by H. Schliemann. According to the epics of Homer, the expedition to Troy started from here.
Combining mythology, ancient temples, an ancient stadium and an incredible museum, Nemea is not to be missed. Taste victory with the goddess Nike by your side as you emerge through the crypt to the ancient stadium.
Arguably Greece's most important red wine appellation located in the Peloponnese is Nemea. A mythical land where the legendary Agiorgitiko wine is born. Live a unique experience tasting wines in some of the most well known Greek wineries reminding you of the Napa valley of California.
An ideal getaway featuring superb architecture and cobbled streets is the medieval town of MONEMVASIA!
Feel the 'sense of mystery' with the dimly lit alleyways as you stroll amid the mansions and Byzantine churches. Discover the Christos Elkomenos Church featuring the heavily guarded icon of the Crucifixion. The Ritsos family residence together with a total of 40 churches will captivate you.
Monemvasia's uniqueness and its fairytale atmosphere is awaiting you!
Visiting the Mani peninsula you will discover AEROPOLIS named after Ares, the God of war! The town is of great importance to Greece as it was here that the War of Independence against the 400 years of Ottoman occupation began!
The incredible DIROS CAVES are not to be missed! Start your journey at an underground lake where boats will be waiting for you. Caverns and tunnels, which are eerily lit and adorned with stalactites and stalagmites are overwhelmingly impressive!
Discover LIMENI , a picturesque port of Aeropoli! Enjoy the tavernas, restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique hotels right next to the sea and refresh yourselves by swimming in fabulous blue water!
Olympia in Greece was the site of the ancient Olympic Games, which were
celebrated every four years by the Greeks.
The Archaeological Museum of Olympia is one of the most important museums in Greece. The museum's exhibition contains amazing findings such as sculptures from the Temple of Zeus, Hermes of Praxiteles and the Nike of Paeonius.
In the archeological site, you will see the gymnasium, the palaestra, the Philipeion, the workshop of Phidias where the gold and ivory statue of Zeus was built, the temples of Zeus, the temple of Hera, the altar where the Olympic torch is lit for the modern Olympic games and the remarkable ancient stadium.
The Archaeological Museum is where many of Olympia's greatest works of art and artifacts are displayed. Highlights of the museum include the Sculpture from the Temple of Zeus, arguably the finest surviving examples of Archaic Greek sculpture, the 5th century BC Winged Victory by Paiongs, the 4th century BC Hermes of Praxiteles and a model of the reconstructed ancient Olympia site.
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