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Ancient Corinth - Canal - Acrocorinth & Mycenae

  • Usefull Informations: Duration : 8 Hours | 1 - 4 Persons
Ancient Corinth - Canal - Acrocorinth & Mycenae

Ancient Corinth and Mycenae tour starts from Athens, we drive westwards along the scenic coastal road. While on route you will see the area of Saronic gulf where the famous Naval Battle of Salamis took place in 480 B.C. between the Greeks and the Persians.

Our first stop/visit is the famous Isthmus of Corinth. Corinth is located eighty kilometers west of Athens on the south side of the Isthmus, a narrow neck of land connecting the Peloponnese to mainland Greece and separating the Corinthian Gulf from the Saronic Gulf and finally the Ionian Sea from the Aegean Sea . First stop at Corinth Canal, where we will make a short stop for a coffee and in order for you to take some pictures from the bridge . We'll continue are trip and after 15 minutes we'll arrive to ancient Corinth . Exploring the archaeological area you will meet the Temple of Apollo , the Theatre, the Roman Odeon, the Glauke fountain into a natural rock and the Archaeological Museum. Besides them there is the famous "Vema" (tribunal) from which St. Paul preached to the Corinthians.

After ancient Corinth we'll visit Acrocorinth the citadel of ancient Corinth. The we'll continue our trip to Ancient Mycenae the Kingdom of King Agamemnon (Agamemnon commanded the united Greek armed forces in the ensuing Trojan War ) . Amongst others, you will admire the Lions' Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Treasure of Atreus (Agamemnon Grave), the Subterranean Cistern and the Archaeological Museum. After visit to Mycenae we'll stop in a traditional tavern of the area for lunch and then we'll return to Athens.

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