Getting on/off motorcoach. Driving around 2.5 hours. Walking and standing around 4 hours on uneven and varied terrain with inclines, several steps without handrails.
At the hotel, we will enjoy a breakfast buffet featuring a variety of hot and cold options; coffee, tea, water included.
We will transfer by motorcoach between Athens and Nafplion in the early morning. During the ride, we’ll enjoy a talk from our Group Leader. Upon arrival to Mycenae, our time will be dedicated to exploring on foot the great Mycenaean culture that flourished in this area, known as the Argolid Plain, between 1600 and 1300 BCE. At its heart is the ancient city of Mycenae, reputedly the capital of Agamemnon and the "well-built citadel" of Homer's Iliad.
At a local restaurant, we will enjoy a plated meal. Water, tea or coffee included.
We will discover Epidaurus, named in honor of Epidaurus, birthplace of Apollo’s son Asclepios, the god of medicine, and once the most acclaimed healing center of the classical world. We will also visit its theater, one of the best preserved of all ancient Greek theatres famous for its acoustics. We will then return by motorcoach to the hotel.
This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.