Private Luxury Isthmus Canal, Ancient Corinth & Mycenae Tour From Athens!_339097


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Private Luxury Isthmus Canal, Ancient Corinth & Mycenae Tour From Athens!

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8 hours
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Witness 19th century engineering as you are captivated by the Isthmus/Corinth Canal. Enjoy a private luxury tour discovering and exploring the Corinth Greco-Roman Biblical region.

What to expect?

Isthmus/Corinth Canal which separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland where 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 ).

Ancient Diolkos where you 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.

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.

Explore the incredible archaeological site of ancient Corinth with the fabulous museum, courtyard, temple of Apollo, the 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.

The Iliad and the Odyssey, Homer's epic poems describe World Heritage listed **MYCENAE ** as 'rich in gold'!

Discover the Bronze Age and explore King Agamemnon's fortified kingdom, Mycenae, with the citadel and its 'Cyclopean' walls.

Enter the fortress through the dramatic Lions Gate and gaze upon the royal cemetery of Grave Circle A and the remains of a group of houses. Following the main path, you will reach Agamemnon's Royal Palace and royal apartments centered on the Great Court.

Heading down you will explore Clytemnestra's tholos tomb and the entrance to the secret cistern.

Another Mycenean highlight is the tholos tomb of the Treasury of Atreus together with the outstanding Mycenean Archaeological Museum exhibiting important artifacts.

What is included?

  • Ground transportation
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • English-speaking guide
  • Overnight accommodations

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

Meeting point

Pick up available from the below destinations

  • Athens International Airport
  • Centre of Athens
  • Piraeus port
  • Corinth Suburban Train Station (Proastiakos)
  • Corinth
  • Loutraki
  • Nafplio
  • All hotels, AirBnbs, and apartments from the regions listed above

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