Follow in the footsteps of St. Paul, who spent time living in Corinth and wrote two letters to the Corinthians, on this private tour of biblical Corinth and the Corinth Canal, with pickup and drop-off from Athens or Corinth. See the marketplace where St. Paul addressed the Corinthians from the podium, visit a church with a mosaic depicting his conversion, and stop at Kechries where Paul had his hair shorn.
The Ancient Sunken City Tour is a combination of our Medieval Castles Nafplio Tour and our Wilderness Tour, combining the famous Ancient Sunken City, the Small Ancient Theater of Epidavros, with breathtaking and wild scenery, pine trees hanging above the turquoise coloured waters of Argolida’s coastline and wonderful secluded beaches for our stops.Our first site is the Small Ancient Theatre of Epidavros, built in the 4th century B.C. Our second site is none other than the Ancient Sunken City built 1200BC, also known as Argolida’s Lost Atlantis. In some places the ancient breakwater is still preserved. Only two meters in depth, this makes it a terrific location for underwater site-seeing, snorkelling, underwater pictures.When we manage to convince you to move on, we paddle to a pristine, isolated beach to have our homemade lunch. After some snorkelling, sunbathing, or why not a siesta, we can finally admire the journey back, with all senses having been satisfied and fulfilled.
Starting your trip from Nafplion, your first stop is the archaeological site of Mycenae. You will travel to the mythical Kingdom of Agamemnon, where one of the most brilliant cultures of Greek prehistory, the Mycenaean civilization, developed. You will then head to the Lions Gate, the monumental entrance of the palaces. Next, you will see the Cyclopean walls around the Acropolis, and the tholos tombs of Atreus and Clytemnestra’s.The next stop is the Corinth Canal, which connects the Corinthian bay with the Saronic Gulf and Ancient Corinth, with the famous temple of Apollo and the steps of Apostle Paul. You will continue the tour of ancient Epidaurus, where you will explore the ancient theatre of one of the most famous archaeological monuments in Greece.You will also visit the Asclepieion of Epidaurus, which was the centre of healing serious diseases for the whole of ancient Greece. Many monuments developed around it, most notably the temple of Asklepios, Tholos and others.
Spend half a day eating your way around Kalamata with a local guide. An excellent value for the money, the tour includes nine stops with each having a dedicated focus. Learn what the ancient Greeks used to eat, staples of the Mediterranean diet, and historical facts about local foods. Visit the farmer’s market, artisan shops, and end with lunch at a local tavern.
If planning a cruise stop in the port of Katakolon, see ancient Olympia in a stress-free way. A private driver takes you from the sleepy fishing village to the celebrated home of the Olympic Games, where you can run the ancient track and see where the Olympic flame is lit to kick off the modern games. Plus, go beyond the region's main attraction with a delicious stop at a family farm to sample honey, olive oil, jams, and Greek wine.
Explore the ancient wonders of Mycenae and Epidaurus on a 6-hour tour with a local guide. Departing from Nafplio, wind through the picturesque scenery of the Argolis region to Mycenae, home to the UNESCO-protected hilltop ruins of a city dating from the 2nd millennium BC. After seeing highlights including the Lion’s Gate and vaulted tombs, journey to Epidaurus, a sacred ancient Greek center of healing. Here, admire the incredible theater, built in the 4th century BC as part of the healing center of Asklepios, before your return to Nafplio.
Greek history and mythology buffs will find ample opportunity to travel back in time on this full-day private tour from Kalamata to Mount Olympus, the home of the Greek gods. Wander ancient Olympia and its temples to Zeus and Hera, discover the origin of the Olympic Games, explore the workshop where the golden statue of Zeus—one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World—was created, and get a comprehensive feel for how the ancient Greeks lived and worshiped.
Step back in time on a tour showcasing the ancient Greek sights of Mycenae, Epidaurus, and Nafplio. Because it’s a private tour, you’ll have plenty of time to explore highlights like the Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the ancient theater of Epidaurus. Included lunch, round-trip transportation from your Nafplio hotel or the cruise port, and a choice of departure times add extra value.
Immerse yourself in ancient Greece on this half-day private tour of Messene. Get transported there in a luxury vehicle (with complimentary WiFi). Spend ample time at the site, visiting the sanctuaries, public buildings, and the imposing fortifications, houses, and tombs.
Do some serious exploring on this action-packed day trip from Kalamata. Discover the Diros caves and villages or Mani on this guided tour from Kalamata. Get picked up at your hotel or port and enjoy the transfer with complimentary WiFi. You can also, explore the deep caves and take a 30-minute boat trip.
Experience the sights, scenery and culture of the Peloponnese as you wish on a private, fully customizable 3- to 10-hour tour. Select the places or activities that interest you and relax as a private driver-guide whisks you to and from each by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Perhaps visit the spectacular ancient theater at Epidaurus, see the Corinth Canal, tour the Nemea wine region or discover traditional bee-keeping farms — it’s up to you. Choose from several departure times to suit you, and select your itinerary in advance or on the day itself.
Mix Greek wine, mythology, and history on a tour to Nemea from Nafplio. Travel to picturesque Nemea, the Peloponnese’s major wine-growing region, with a local guide. Learn how the mythical Hercules killed a lion here as one of his 12 tasks, and explore ancient Nemea; the site of the Nemean Games between the 6th and 2nd centuries BC. See the ruins of the Stadium of Nemea and continue to two wineries. Discover the winemaking process and taste some top-notch Nemean wines such as Agiorgitiko reds and whites.
Our day begins by meeting with you and traveling towards the area of Nemea, where we begin our tour at the ancient stadium of Nemea, built in the 4th century BC, next to the temple of Zeus. Next, we will visit two award-winning wineries in the area, where we will learn about the vintage process, the wine-making stages and see the way wine is produced. We will share with you all the secrets of wine, through tasting some of the various local varieties. Our tour ends with a return trip to our pick up destination.
Starting your trip from Nafplion, your first stop is the archaeological site of Mycenae. We will then head to the Lions Gate,the monumental entrance of the palaces. Next, you will see the Cyclopean walls around the Acropolis, and the tholos tombs of Atreus and Clytemnestra’s.You will continue the tour to ancient Epidaurus, where we explore the ancient theatre of one of the most famous archaeological monuments in Greece. We will also visit the Asclepieion of Epidaurus, which was the centre of healing serious diseases for the whole of ancient Greece.The tour continues with our return to Nafplion, and start our walk from the Land Gate, the only entrance to the Venetian city. As we tour the old town's picturesque alleyways, we will discover historical buildings such as the First Parliament of the Greek State and the Archaeological Museum. We will then climb to Acronafplia, the Acropolis of Nafplion and marvel at the unique panoramic views. We will end our tour at the port of the city.
Get to know the best of Nafplio on a 2-hour walking tour of the city led by a local guide. As you stroll between the sights, hear fun facts and history about the city, including how it served as the first capital of Greece. Stop for photos of the prettiest landmarks such as the Old Mosque, Vouleftikon and harbor island fortress of Mpourtzi. Meander along picturesque lanes and stepped streets; pass handsome neoclassical mansions and flower-filled balconies; and discover examples of the city’s Frankish, Venetian and Ottoman periods.
• Port/hotel: Free pick-up and drop-off included• Visit/ walk through the olive groves and learn about the cultivation methods• Tour of the Olive Oil Museum• Sample local wine and olive oil• Learn about the health benefits of olive oil and how to distinguish between top quality extra virgin olive oil.• Enjoy a delicious meal made with local ingredients
Travel in comfort to places offered with unique history, architecture and religious importance! Meet romantic Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece and walk through the picturesque narrow streets!
This whistlestop adventure from Corinth is perfect for independent travelers who’d like the luxury of private transport between attractions. Take the stress out of navigating public transport by having private taxi pickup, drop-off, and transfers included. You’ll travel with ease between dispersed sights, with air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. Attractions you’ll visit include the Ancient Epidaurus Theater, the Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus, and the Canal of Corinth.
Enjoy a full-day private tour to the city of Sparta, which features prominently in Greek history. Begin the drive from Kalamata with a convenient pickup at your hotel, then ride in a comfortable, climate-controlled vehicle over the scenic Taygetos mountains. See significant sites in both modern and historic Sparta, including the Acropolis of Ancient Sparta, the Persian Gallery, the Olive Oil Museum, and more on this guided excursion.
Learn about olives and olive oil, both central to Greece’s traditional and healthy diet, on this action-packed tour from Nafplio. Journey into an olive-growing region and stop at a village famous for olive oil production. Stroll through the olive groves and visit a modern mill to see how the fruits are pressed into rich, pure olive oil. Lastly, sample some exquisite oils with traditional olive-based treats and snacks including olive paté, bread, and feta cheese. The optimal time for this tour is during the olive-harvesting season between October and January.
The weathered remains of once-powerful ancient civilizations are scattered around Greece’s Peloponnese region. On this tour, enjoy the ease and efficiency of hassle-free transportation between three of the regions top archaeological sites: Ancient Corinth, the Acrocorinth, and Ancient Mycenae. There’ll also be time for a quick photo stop at the Corinth Canal.
Visit four of the Peloponnese’s historical highlights on this private, full-day tour from Nafplio. Travel deep into the Peloponnese, one of the crucibles of ancient Greek history and mythology, in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Explore UNESCO-listed Mycenae, a hilltop city from the 2nd millennium BC. See the Lion’s Gate and other highlights, and then view the Corinth Canal and Ancient Corinth, a crumbled Greco-Roman city. Lastly, take in the ruins of Epidaurus, an ancient healing center notable for the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios and a spectacular classical theatre.
Explore Corinth by chauffeured car with this convenient tour though the region’s ancient monuments. Visit the Canal of Corinth, the Acrocorinth castle, Ancient Diolkos, and other significant sites in a comfortable, modern, climate-controlled vehicle equipped with WiFi and digital TV. Avoid the stress and hassle of renting a car and let a professional, licensed, non-smoking driver shuttle you from site to site with sufficient time to explore at each stop.