No matter what time your flight arrives we will be there to give you a warm welcome to Greece. Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world has many ancient and modern wonders to explore. After you acclimate to the beautiful Mediterranean weather, you will embark on a tour of Athens with a member of our team. Walking through the cobblestones of Plaka and Monastiraki you will get your first look at the Acropolis!
We will head towards Peoloponnese. The history of this region is one of the legendary myths of the past. Here, Byzantines, Venetians, Ottomans, and pirates left their marks in stone and history throughout its now charming towns and villages.
On our way, we will cross the man-made Corinth canal where you will gain a bird’s eye view of this engineering marvel which has literally transformed the former Peloponnese peninsula into yet another amazing Greek ‘island’
We will then visit the Acrokorinth castle before our lunch nearby the sea.
Our destination, Nafplion is a beautiful picturesque city that you will fall in love with.
We will visit Palamidi Fortress and enjoy panoramic views before our dinner.
Today we will explore a side of modern Greek history. Nafplio is home to three castles, where many battles took place during the Greek war of independence. You will get to see where the famous governor Kapodistrias lived, and a unique view of life in early modern Greece (~1870). We will experience the beauty of Nafplio’s iconic marbled streets and flower-decked balconies while strolling around the old city.
Break for lunch.
From there we will visit the Mycenaen archaeological site where King Agamemnon ruled. You might know his famous wife, Helen, who fell in love with Paris and they were the reason for the Troyan War.
The Mycenaean civilization was an ancient Greek civilization that thrived during the Late Bronze Age, from approximately 1600 to 1100 BCE. We will explore the Lion Gate, the Treasury of Atreus, and the archaeological museum.
We will head towards Dimitsana where you will all be able to visit the cave of Kapsia, which is of immense natural beauty.
Lunch in the area in a traditional tavern that only locals know and we recommend it for its authentic dishes.
We will also explore the Open-Air Water Power Museum, showcasing the area’s traditional water-powered industries.
Dimitsana will be our base for that night and we will enjoy strolls in this beautiful historical village.