This Mycenae and Epidaurus tour will take you to two ancient Greek cities with a rich history dating back many centuries. You'll travel back in time as you marvel at the elaborate architecture and envision the battles that were fought at these sites long ago.
Your Mycenae and Epidaurus day tour begins with a drive down the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf, where the Battle of Salamis took place. This battle was a major turning point in European history: it cemented Athens's status as a major influence in modern European culture. After driving down this road, you'll arrive at your first major stop, Mycenae. This ancient fortified city dominated much of Southern Greece and served as a major center of Greek Civilization. The stronghold inspired many notable poets and writers, including Homer, who sang about Mycenae in his epics.
This Mycenae and Epidaurus trip continues through Argos and Nauplia, two of the oldest settlements in Greece, before arriving at Epidaurus. Epidaurus was a small town well-known for its many civic monuments and structures. Its 15,000-seat theater is an architectural wonder; the structure's acoustics are among the most highly regarded in the world. Because of the theater's design, low-frequency sounds such as crowd noises are downplayed while the high-frequency sounds from the stage are amplified. You could hear a match being struck from virtually any seat in the enormous theater. For an exciting look at ancient Greece, book this Mycenae and Epidaurus day trip today.