Classical Nauplion Tour from Athens in 5 Days
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Nauplion Tour from Athens in Five Days offers the opportunity of exploring Greece’s most important UNESCO World Heritage sites from the classic ancient Olympic Stadium at Olympia to the famous rock-tower monasteries of Meteora and Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece, accompanied by a passionate and professional guide. Led by an experienced and passionate guide, you will explore the renowned theater of Epidaurus, Mycenae, home to King Agamemnon’s kingdom, the mythical site of Olympia, and the Temple of Apollo in Delphi famous for its oracle, and the breathtaking Meteora.
🏁 Tour Itinerary: Classical Nauplion Tour from Athens in 5 Days
Day 1: Leave Athens Behind and Proceed to Nauplia
Leave Athens behind traveling by your luxury air-conditioned coach and head west to the strategically important Corinth canal, your first stop for the day. Continue to Epidaurus and visit the Ancient theatre, world-famous for its outstanding acoustics. Proceed to the beautiful seaport town of Nauplia. Free afternoon for walking around the old town of Nauplia (the first capital of Greece) or you can visit the Nafplia Gallery of Art with paintings of famous Greek artists dedicated to the Greek revolution. Overnight stay in Nafplion.
Day 2: Head to Mycenae
Continue the trip to Mycenae. Visit the site and the Tomb of Agamemnon. Learn about the classical Greek culture as you walk through this impressive archaeological site. In the afternoon (optional stop for souvenirs and lunch) depart for Olympia. Overnight stay in Olympia.
Day 3: Visit the Archaeological Site of Olympia
After breakfast, set off with your guide and visit the archaeological site of Olympia with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium, and the archaeological Museum. Depart via Patras and cross the Corinthian bay by the new bridge. Pass by the city of Nafpaktos and from there on, along the coastal road to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Overnight stay in Delphi or Itea.
Day 4: Arrive in Delphi
Rise early and visit the archaeological site of Delphi, one of the important archaeological treasures, also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Head inside the Delphi Museum and encounter numerous artifacts and relics that date back to the 15th century BC. Continue to Kalabaka via Central Greece. Overnight stay in Kalabaka.
Day 5: Leave for the Byzantine Monasteries
Leave in the morning for nearby Meteora to visit the breathtaking Byzantine Monasteries. This UNESCO World Heritage site is home to more than 20 rock monasteries. Discover the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of this area. Return to Athens late in the afternoon passing the heroic monument of Leonidas at Thermopylae.
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