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In this full day tour you will explore both Athens & Corinth!
Athens
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence starting somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC. The heritage of the classical era is still evident in the city, represented by ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon, considered a key landmark of early Western civilization. The city also retains Roman and Byzantine monuments.

Places you will see:

  • Acropolis – Parthenon
  • Plaka
  • Ancient Greek Agora
  • Ancient Roman Agora
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Hadrian’s Arch
  • Greek Parliament
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Panathenian Stadium

Corinth

We will take you to visit the Corinth Canal, and the Ancient city of Corinth.  Back in the ancient times Corinth was amongst the wealthiest cities. The ruins of this once splendid city lie high up on a hill above the modern city, overlooking both the Corinth and the Saronicos Gulfs. In fact, ancient Corinth owed it’s wealth and it’s power to advantageous position being between two harbors: Lechaion in the Corinthian Gulf and Kechreae on the Saronic Gulf. You will see the Temple of Apollo (6th C.B.C) , the fountain of Pirene, the Market place, Theater, the Odeum.

Places you will see:

  • Corinth Canal
  • Ancient Corinth
  • Temple of Apollo
  • The Fountain of Pirene
  • The Market Place
  • The Theater
  • The Odeum
  • Linos Museum

Linos Museum

In Solomos, just three kilometres away from the city of Ancient Corinth and its evocative castle of Akrokorinthos there is a museum about wine and greek tradition, called Linos Museum.

The museum is situated in an old traditional winery. For decades the region has been famous for its vineyards. In the past wine was produced traditionally to meet the family needs. A small quantity of white wine is still produced in the winery for friends and visitors to taste.

 

More than a taxi tour
Our licensed tourist guide Vicky will enter with you to all monuments and explain everything concerning the monument or the musuem findings you see. Vicky has a degree in Archaeology from the University of Athens and she’s been working as a guide for 35 years now. She speaks English, French and Italian.