Tour to Mycenae and Epidaurus (TOUR-N001)

Exploring Ancient Greek History: Mycenae and Epidaurus Archaeological Tour

Mycenae, an ancient Greek city, peaked during the Late Bronze Age, roughly between the 15th and 12th centuries BC, and Epidaurus, an ancient Greek sanctuary dedicated to healing, reached its height of prominence during the 4th century BC.
Embarking on a journey to explore the archaeological wonders of Mycenae and Epidaurus is like stepping back in time to witness the grandeur and significance of ancient Greece. These two sites hold immense cultural and historical value, allowing visitors to delve deep into the rich tapestry of Greek civilization.

Our first destination is Mycenae, a legendary city that was once a major center of power in ancient Greece. As we arrive, the captivating remnants of this ancient civilization will immediately captivate your imagination. The Lion Gate, an imposing entrance adorned with a carved lion relief, sets the scene for the awe-inspiring sights that lie ahead. Walking through this monumental gateway, you will begin to understand the grandeur and prestige that once characterized Mycenae.

One of the most remarkable features of Mycenae is its Cyclopean Walls, massive fortifications made of enormous stone blocks. Standing tall and mighty, these walls are a testament to the engineering prowess of the Mycenaean civilization. As you trace the pathways alongside these imposing structures, you will feel a sense of awe and admiration for the strength and vision of those who built them.

Exploring further, you will come across the Royal Tombs of Mycenae, which are shrouded in mystery and intrigue. These ancient burial sites, believed to be the final resting place of Mycenae’s rulers, provide a profound insight into the rituals and beliefs of the time. The architecture and craftsmanship on display here are truly remarkable, leaving you in awe of the ancient Mycenaeans’ reverence for their departed leaders.

Leaving behind the splendor of Mycenae, we venture onward to Epidaurus, a site renowned for its ancient theater and the sanctuary of Asclepius, the god of healing. At the heart of Epidaurus lies its magnificent ancient theater, famous for its exceptional acoustics and its ability to transport audiences to the golden age of Greek drama. Here, you will have the privilege of experiencing the theater’s acoustic perfection firsthand, as you immerse yourself in the history and magic of this unparalleled performance space.

In addition to the theater, Epidaurus is also home to the sanctuary of Asclepius, a sacred place where people seek healing and solace. You will have the opportunity to learn about the history and rituals associated with this revered sanctuary, where both physical and spiritual well-being are the focus. The tranquility and serenity of the sanctuary provide the perfect setting for reflection and contemplation.

As our journey draws to a close, we invite you to sit back, relax, and fully immerse yourself in the ancient past of Greece. The exploration of Mycenae and Epidaurus will leave an indelible mark on your memory, offering a glimpse into the greatness of ancient civilizations and the legacy they have left behind. Prepare to be captivated by the rich history, extraordinary architecture, and profound cultural significance that Mycenae and Epidaurus have to offer.

Info

Tour Reference Code: TOUR-N001

Licensed Tour Guide upon request

Meeting & Pickup: We can pick up travelers from their chosen meeting point

Accessibility: Not wheelchair accessible, Stroller accessible, Infant seats or booster seats available upon request

Health Restrictions: Not recommended for travelers with serious medical conditions or heart problems

Languages: English, German, Greek

What is included

● WiFi
● Bottled water
● Private transportation
● Taxes and tolls

What is excluded

● Personal Expenses
● A Licensed Guide for the Archeological sites
● Entrance Fee for the Archeological Sites

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