3-Day Excursion to Delphi, Epidaurus and Mycenae – Leaving from Athens

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in Ancient Greece for 3 days

  • Discover Delphi and its sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • See Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games

  • Stops along the way include the Rion-Antirion Bridge and the Corinth Canal.

Essential info*

Duration 3 days

Languages
  • English
  • Italian

Starting time 8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Delve into the history of Ancient Greece for 3 days and stop at key sites and cities!

1st day: After leaving Athens, you will take a short break to see the Corinth Canal before continuing to Epidaurus, where you will see the Ancient Theatre.

You will then continue to Nafplio for a stop, and cross the Argos plain to arrive in Mycenae, where you will see the famous archaeological site and the tomb of Agamemnon.

In the afternoon, you will travel via Megalopolis to Olympia, where the Olympic Games were founded. You will spend the night in Olympia.

2nd day: You will visit the archaeological site of Olympia and see the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Stadium and the Archaeological Museum.

You will then cross the famous bridge between Rion and Antirion, which connects the Peloponnese peninsula to mainland Greece, and make a stop to contemplate this impressive motorway viaduct.

You will then be taken down the coastal road to Delphi, before heading to Arachova, a quaint mountain village. You will spend the night in Delphi.

3rd day: You will see the archaeological site in Delphi and its ruins. The city played a fundamental role in the ancient Greek world.  

You will then stop at the Castalian Spring, the Temple of Apollo, (famous for its oracle) Tholos and the Delphi Museum, which features various treasures, such as the bronze Charioteer of Delphi. 

You will head back to Athens in the late afternoon.

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday and Saturday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: Your hotel or central Athens 
  • The departure time depends on your hotel pick-up time, which will be provided to you upon booking

All other details will be provided at the time of booking.

Cancellation Terms & Conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 15 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 15 and 7 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Price includes

  • Tickets to sites listed in the programme
  • Commentary by a specialised tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on your preferences, in 1st or 2nd class
  • Breakfasts and dinners
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Transport in a luxury bus
  • All taxes

Not included

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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