6 Day Tour Of The Peloponnese & Delphi
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    Duration: 6 Days
    Location: Delphi Archaeological site, Ancient Olympia, Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus, Nafpaktos, Dimitsana, Mycenae, Nafplio, Corinth Canal, Bassae


    Corinth Isthmus, Greece

    Mykines 212 00, Greece

    Nafplion, Greece

    Epidavrou, Tripolis 210 52, Greece

    Dimitsana 220 07, Greece

    Archaia Olympia 270 65, Greece

    Vassae (Bassae) 270 61, Greece

    Nafpaktos 303 00, Greece

    Delphi (Delfi) 330 54, Greece


    This 6-day tour covers the Peloponnesian sights of Nemea, Mycenae, Nafplio, Epidaurus, Dimitsana & Ancient Olympia, before crossing over to mainland Greece and the sacred city of Delphi.

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    Starting from Athens, the first stop is at the Corinth Isthmus, the canal that separates mainland Greece from the Peloponnese region.

    The tour then takes us to the mythical Bronze Age citadel of King Agamemnon in Mycenae, with its massive walls and vaulted tombs.

    After visiting Mycenae, we propose a visit to one of the renowned wineries of the region of Nemea for a tasting session.

    The day ends at Nafplio, with free time for a walk by the sea, or the multitude of restaurants, bars and shops of the picturesque city that in 1829 was declared the first capital of liberated Greece.
    The Archaeological Museum of Nafplio and the 17th century fortress Palamidi reveal the city's importance through the ages.

    We then proceed to the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, renowned for its natural acoustics.

    The day can be enriched with visits to a traditional distillery where you can learn about one of the most well known Greek products, ouzo, or with a tour of an olive oil production facility at nearby Lygourio, where you will learn more about Greece's oldest export product.

    In the early afternoon, we depart for Dimitsana, a beautiful traditional mountain village where we spend the night.
    Dimitsana's Water Power Museum awaits us for a guided tour of how the power of the Loussios River was harnessed through time. Situated inside the Loussios Gorge, the 16th century Prodromou Monastery offers a chance for an idyllic walk along the river bank.
    Lunch will be served at a traditional farm before we head to Ancient Olympia where the day sums up.
    The day starts with a drive to Vassae, the first Greek inclusion to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, where the majestic Temple of Apollo Epikourios is attributed to the 5th century BC architect Iktinos of the Parthenon.

    Next stop is the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Ancient Olympia for an overnight stay, after a visit to the excavated stadium, where the games were held every four years from the 8th century BC until the 4th AD, and its surrounding infrastructure. A detailed visit of the expansive site and superb archaeological museum are on the program.
    Leisure departure for Central Greece via the Charilaos Trikoupis bridge, a modern marvel of engineering.
    We stop at charming Nafpaktos and its 15th century Venetian fortress. Nafpaktos was the stage of one of the most important naval battles in Western history, where a fleet of the Holy League, led by the Venetian Republic and the Spanish Empire, inflicted a major defeat on the fleet of the Ottoman Empire.
    From there, the route climbs to the southern slopes of Mount Parnassos, heading for the legendary city of Delphi.
    The final day of the tour delves into the rich past of Delphi, the city that owes its legend to the famous Oracle and its influence on most major events of ancient Greek history.
    We visit the site, the Tholos, the museum with the beautiful charioteer and many other unique exhibits.

    As we start our return to Athens, one last stop at the 10th century AD byzantine monastery of Osios Loukas reveals a unique Christian monument protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.

    Included in the tour price:

    1. English speaking driver
    2. Pick-up & Drop-off service from the hotel
    3. Remote guiding system (“whisperers” devices) when you book guide services
    4. All expenses of the driver (accommodation during multi-day tours, meals, insurance)
    5. Tolls
    6. All currently applicable taxes


    Not included in the tour price:

    1. Accommodation during multi-day tours & meals for the guests; we can assist you with these arrangements
    2. Entrance fees to museums & archaeological sites: these are payable on the spot, as you go
    3. Guide Services unless you select the extra service