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The Corinth Canal
The Corinth Canal
Ruins of the Apollo temple
Ruins of the Apollo temple
Ancient Corinth
Ancient Corinth
Fortress of Acrocorinth
Fortress of Acrocorinth
Nafplio town
Nafplio town
Beautiful streets in the city of Nafplio
Beautiful streets in the city of Nafplio

Ancient Corinth, Nafplio, Full Day Private Tour From Athens

This private tour starts from Athens early in the morning towards the magnificent structure of the Corinth Canal, which is located in the Peloponnese, the southern peninsula of Greece. The Corinth Canal connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea. A dream of the ancients, which came true in 1893. Short stop to take incredible photos over the Corinth Canal. If you are lucky you will be able to witness the passage of a ship through the canal while a train travels across the bridge. Leaving the Isthmus we will arrive at Ancient Corinth, one of the most illustrious cities with the richest and most famous port of ancient Greece. In this megalopolis the Apostle Paul came, worked and established a prosperous church, later sending two of his epistles, which are now part of the New Testament. There is the church that has the first letter to the Corinthians written in four languages, Greek, Arabic, French and English. We will visit the archaeological complex that includes the Agora, the Temple of Apollo and the Roman forum, as well as other important temples and the museum. Then we visit Acrocorinth, a fortress that is constantly enriched by the Neolithic period until the end of the Ottoman occupation (1822).
We will continue to Nafplio, a beautiful port with Venetian influences, located on the East Coast of the Gulf of Argolis. It was the first modern capital of Greece from 1821 to 1834. A visit to the great Fortress of Palamides, which stands 216 meters above sea level, is preserved in excellent condition, is one of the greatest achievements of Venetian fortification. Built on the top of Mount Palamides, it is a place steeped in history, it bears the name of the Homeric hero Palamides, whose feat consisted of entertaining his companions with games during the siege before the walls of Troy, it is also known because the famous man was imprisoned there. hero of the Greek Revolution Kolokotronis. There will be free time to explore its cozy pedestrian streets, handicraft shops and contemporary Greek design, or enjoy the terraces in restaurants and cafes.

 

Additional information

Visit one of the most illustrious cities of ancient Greece

Discover the first capital of modern Greece.

Visit the impressive Canal of Corinth, brief stop for photos

Visit the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth

Follow in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul

English / Spanish speaking driver

Tour Guide (Service optional)

Tour duration 8hrs approx

Entries at Archaeological sites Museums are not included

Tickets:
Corinth: Museum and Archaeological Site: full 8€ / reduced 4€

Fortress of Acrocorinth: € Entrance Free

Free Admission Days

April 18 - International Monuments Day

May 18 - International Museum Day

The last weekend of September each year (European Cultural Heritage Days)

Pricing

 

The prices are per vehicle and not per person

It depends on the type of vehicle (taxi, minivan, minibus)

Pick up and drop off at (Hotel / Airbnb) in Athens

(Airport or places outside of the city may have an extra charge)

Extra charge for accommodation in case of Multi-Day Tour

Tours do not include meals and drinks

Tour Guide (Service optional)

Our company will provide you with a Licensed Tour Guide at an additional cost

Cancellation Policy

100% refund in case of canceling 5 days before the service

50% refund in case of canceling 24 hours before the service

No refund in case of canceling the last 24 hours before the tour

or in case of no showing without notice

100% refund in case you have to cancel a service due to force majeure

(flight cancellation, cruise ship didn’t dock or for health issues)

Do not hesitate to request changes to the itinerary.
We can customize the itinerary as you wish.

 

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