Experience Mini Tours and Luxury Transportation
This tours gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts and sightseeing that make Greece fascinating.
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Sounio – 140 €
Cape Sounio is located at the Southern part of Attica, on top of a very steep rock. The Athenians woshiped Poseidon and Athina even during the Geometric period. The first Temple to Poseidon was build at the end of the 6th century B.C. and at 480 B.C. was destroyed by the Persians. In its place Pericles built a Marble Doric order Temple (444-440 B.C.)
We will drive along the wonderful coastal road seeing some of the most splendid southern suburbs of Athens, also the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni and the small picturesque seaside resorts of Lagonissi, Saronida, and Palaia Fokaia. In a little more than an hour we will arrive at Cape Sounion and the imposing Temple of Poseidon, God of the sea. Overlooking the Aegean Sea and the islands of the Saronic Gulf, one can see 6 islands on a clear day. The Temple of Poseidon is one of the major tourist attractions and picturesque settings in this historical site.
Our sightseeing tour includes a visit to the archaeological site where you can admire the remains of the Poseidon Temple. The site is surrounded by sea on three sides and offers spectacular view to the Aegean Sea.
It is wonderful to visit Cape Sounio in a summer night of July or August to really enjoy the Sun set.
Olympia – 350 €
Drive on the coastal road to Corinth Canal (short stop). Depart for Olympia through Central Peloponnese and the Towns of Tripolis andMegalopolis. We will arrive with Athens taxi tour in Olympia, the Cradle of the Olympic Games.Visit the Archaeological Site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Stadium, and the Archaeological Museum.
Olympia in Peloponnese Greece, was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. The Games where held every four years by the Greeks and the whole known world participated bringing truce (Ekecheiria) until the games ended. Olympia is situated in a valley in Elis, in western Peloponnese (Peloponnesus), were the Alpheas River runs. In 776 BC, Iphitos, king of Elis, Kleosthenes of Pisa and Lykourgos of Sparta reorganized the Olympic Games in honor of Zeus and instituted the sacred ekecheiria, or truce. Soon it’s fame rests upon the Olympic Games, the greatest national festival and a highly prestigious one world-wide. The Olympiads included not only athletic contests,but also reciting of verse, reading debates on philosophical and other topics, and from 67 A.D.poetic,musical and dramatic competitions.
The modern Olympic games were revived in 1896 in Athens. Even today the Olympic flame is lit every four years in the ancient sanctuary. Experience the center of attention during the ancient years, and the starting point of the Olympic Flame. Today you can still enjoy a run in the ancient Olympic stadium taking your position at the starting line which is still visible. You can visit in this private tour the Olympia Archaeological Museum and the most important sanctuary of God Zeus is situated here, also the original stadiums of the Olympic Games. The Museum of the Olympic Games.
We will end this unique Olympia day tour traveling through the landscape of Peloponnese back to ATHENS arriving early in the evening.
Corinth – 180 €
The famous Canal merges the prefectures of Attica and Corinthia, as well as the Peloponnese Peninsula with Central Greece, connecting the Aegean with the Ionian Sea. The Canal is 6154 meters long, 78 meters high, 25 meters wide and cuts through the Isthmus of Corinth.
Our tour continues and shortly we will reach the ancient city of Corinth (visit) where St. Paul lived and preached for 18 months. 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 ).
The principal sights include the Temple Apollo (6th C.B.C) , The fountain of Pirene, the Market place, Theater, the Odeum.
Marathon – 120 €
Αthens taxi tour will drive you to Marathon, where the Athenians fought the Persians in a very decisive battle, and every year the whole world joins the Greek runners to run the Marathon race to commemorate the Athenian victory over the Persians. The Battle of Marathon during the Greco-Persian Wars took place in 490 BC and was the culmination of the first attempt by the Achaemenid Empire of Persia, under King Darius I, to subjugate Greece.
The official distance of the race is 42,195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards). The event is named after the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens.
The Marathon was one of the original modern Olympic events in 1896, though the distance did not become standardized until 1921. More than 800 marathons are contested throughout the world each year, with the vast majority of competitors being recreational athletes. Larger marathons can have tens of thousands of participants.
Delphi – 290 €
A unique full day tour to Delphi, the temple of Apollo, the Delphi museum, the navel of Earth in Delphi and the Delphi Oracle.
This private tour will guide you to the ancient period of the Delphi glory.
Athens Taxi we’ll drive you, through Arachova (famous for its bright multi colored carpets) to Delphi. Arrive in Delphi, the ancient sanctuary of Apollo. (The grandeur of Delphi has to be seen to be believed). At Delphi you will visit the Archaeological sight, with the Temple of Apollo, The Athenian treasury, The Theater, and also the Stadium. And also a visit to the Museum where one can see excellent pieces from the Archaic and Classical periods.
Among other archaeological treasures, the unique bronze Charioteer, the pediments from the temple of Apollo, the “naval of the earth” the winged Sphinx.
Lunch in the modern city of Delphi a picturesque mountain village.
Return to Athens late in the afternoon.
Argolis – 280 €
(Mycenae – Nafplio – Epidavros)
Full day Argolis tour- to Mycenae , Nafplion Εpidaurus.
Enjoy a beautiful drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf, the Mycenae, Nauplio, Εpidaurus.
The tour continues as we drive through Nemea (wine country) towards Mycenae. Visit Mycenae with it’s Cyclopean walls, the Lions Gate Agamemnon’s Palace (acropolis) and the tomb of Clytemnestra and also the tomb of Atreus.
Athens taxi tours will drive you to the first Capital city of modern Greece Nafplion. Nafplion is two places in one, a modern seaside resort, and the old town which once served as a Frankish – Venetian bukwark, with its fortress dominating the area from the summit of Palamidi(Visit)
Lunch in Nafplion, and time for a walk around the old city.
After that we will continue to the ancient theater of Epidaurus where you can admire the way that Greek people could perform theatrical acts B. C.
Return to Athens late in the afternoon.