Day 1: Mycenae Archaeological Site – Nauplion City
On this 2 Day Trip we depart from Athens City to visit the most important Archeological Sites of Greece – Mycenae Archaeological Site, Nauplion City and Epidaurus Ancient Theater located in Argolis region.
Our Professional Guide will introduce to you Mycenae Archaeological Site, the legendary home of the Atreids that gave its name to the earliest sophisticated Mycenaean Civilization on the mainland in 4000 years ago.
While visiting Mycenae Archaeological Site we will have the chance to discover the famous Tomb of King Agamemnon as well as the Lion’s Gate with the impressive Cyclopean Walls of Mycenae Archaeological Site. The Mycenae Archaeological Site, where Agamemnons Palace was built,was a powerful center of the second half of Bronze Age (1600-1100 BC).
Furthermore we continue to the seaside, picturesque Nauplion City, with its Castle Bourtzi located in the middle of the Argolic Gulf and its Fortress on the top of the hill. Nauplion City was the first capital of modern Greece on 19th century and now is the capital of the prefecture of Argolis and the province of Nauplion.
Day 2: Epidaurus Ancient Theater – Athens City
In your free morning enjoy a walk through the Nauplion City with its neoclassic houses and picturesque streets.
At the afternoon, visit the Sanctuary of Asklepios or else known as Epidaurus Ancient Theater, world-wide famous for its acoustics. Epidaurus Ancient Theater was designed by Polykleitos the Younger in the 4th century BC and it still operates today during the summertime.
In the evening return to Athens City and back to your hotel.