Multiday Classical Tours

Classical Tour to Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia & Delphi

3 Days / 2 Nights
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Visit the three most important archaeological sites from the Classical Greece period on this 3-day tour of Greece from Athens. Traveling privately with your driver, your tour includes excursions to Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi, with overnight accommodation in 4-star hotels. See UNESCO World Heritage – listed monuments, like the Sanctuary of Asklepios, Agamemnon‘s Palace, Olympia and explore the incredible Delphi Archaeological site and Museum.

Itinerary

Itinerary

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Day 1: From Athens to Epidaurus, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia overnight

We depart Athens through the coastal road to Corinth Canal (short stop). After stopping to see this impressive canal, your tour continues to Epidaurus. Enjoy a visit around its evocative ruins, and see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios (the shrine to the Greek god of medicine) and the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus.

We then continue on to Nafplion for a short stop and then continue to Mycenae and visit the Archaeological site and the Tomb of Agamemnon.

Break for lunch before we depart for Olympia driving through the picturesque mountains and villages of central Pelopponese. Overnight at Olympia.

 

  • 08:00 Our tour starts from Athens
  • 09:15 Arrival at Corinth Canal (20min stop)
  • 11:00 Arrival at Epidaurus Theater (1Hour stop)
  • 12:30 Arrival in Nafplion and lunch break
  • 14:30 Arrival at Mycenae (1.5hour stop)
  • 19:00 Arrival in Olympia and overnight stay
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Day 2: From Olympia to Delphi
After breakfast, your driver will drive you to visit the Archeological site of Olympia (Unesco World Heritage Site) with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. Then drive on through the plains of Elia and Achaia until the magnificent bridge which is crossing the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass by the picturesque towns of Nafpactos (Lepanto) and Itea, arrive in Delphi. Overnight at Delphi.

 

  • 09:00 Ancient Olympia sightseeing after breakfast (3hours time)
  • 12:30 Lunch time
  • 14:30 Departure for Delphi
  • 18:00 Arrival in Delphi
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Day 3: From Delphi to Athens

After breakfast, you will have the whole morning to explore Delphi’s archaeological site – one of the most important in Europe. As you walk around this intriguing UNESCO World Heritage site with your guide, see monuments like the Sanctuary of Athena and the Temple of Apollo.

Time for lunch after your visit before departing and drive through the village of Arachova, renowned for its colorful rugs and carpets. Return to Athens via Levadia and Thebes. Arrive in Athens early in the evening.

 

  • 09:00 Delphi sightseeing after breakfast (3hours time)
  • 12:30 Lunch time
  • 14:30 Departure for Athens
  • 17:30 Arrival in Athens

Alternative Tour Options:
There are so many other things to see in this area. Keep in mind that your driver is at your disposal, so if you would like to adjust the proposed itinerary at all, just let him know!

Pricelist

UP TO 4 PEOPLE
Yellow Taxi Mercedes E Class Sedan
  • 4
    or 3 + guide
  • 2
  • 3
Colors yellow
€ 930
UP TO 6 PEOPLE
Mini Van Mercedes VIP Viano
  • 6
    or 5 + guide
  • 4
  • 6
Colors black
€ 1200
UP TO 8 PEOPLE
Van Mercedes Sprinter 315
  • 8
    or 7 + guide
  • 4
  • 8
Colors black, white, blue, silver
€ 1500
LICENCED TOUR GUIDE
Total additional fee for local licensed tour guide
IMPORTANT
If you would like to request a licenced tour guide for your trip please let us know in the contact form.
€ 400

More Info

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Special Instructions

  • Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes are recommended. Hat,sun glasses and sun screen are strongly suggested.
  • Guests must be able to walk over paved, and packed dirt surfaces. Many are uneven. At Mycenae there are several inclines required to visit sites.The site of Delphi is perched on the side of a steep hill and is visited by uphill walking.
  • Photography is permitted throughout the tour.

Tips

  • Our prices are much better in comparison to those of other travel companies, because we are ourselves the tour operator and we do not use third party providers.
  • It’s always a great idea to bring a bottle of water and sunscreen with you because in the warmer months it becomes quite hot and sunny.
  • A hat to protect your head and shade your face is also recommended when spending a significant amount of time in the sun.
  • Do not accept ‘gifts’ from street vendors approaching tourists. They may offer you roses, but if choose you accept, you will be expected to pay or give a tip for them.

Important Information

This tour does not include entrance fees to any archeological site and museum, hotel accommodations, gratuities, or other client personal expenses. Driver’s hotel expenses are not included in the price but If our company book the hotels we use frequently you can avoid this cost. If you wish to book your own hotels then you need to pay a room for the driver.

Admission Fees for Sites and Museums (Tickets available only at the ticket office)

  • For the Theater of Epidaurus: Full: €5, Reduced: €2
  • For the Archeological site of Mycenae: Special ticket package: Full: €9, Reduced: €4 (Valid for: Archaeological Museum of Mycenae, Mycenae, Treasure of Atreus)
  • For the Archeological site of Ancient Olympia: Full:€9, Reduced: €4
  • For the Archeological site of Delphi: Full:€9, Reduced: €5

Free admission days 

  • 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
  • 5 June (International Enviroment Day)
  • 18 April (International Monuments Day)
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
  • 27 September, International Tourism Day
  • 28 October

Reduced admission for: 

  • Greek citizens and citizens of other Member – States of the European Union aged over 65 years old by showing their ID card or passport.
  • Students of Higher Education Institutes and equivalent Schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
  • The accompanying parents on educational visits of elementary schools.

Free admission for:

  • Cultural Card holders
  • Journalists with a journalist identity card
  • Persons accompanying blind and disabled
  • Persons possessing a free admission card
  • The escorting teachers of schools and institutions of elementary, middle school, high school, university and graduate level education during their visits
  • University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools of Member – States of the European Union and students at Schools of Tourist Guides, by showing their student ID
  • Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or passport to confirm the age