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Nafplio and Corinth Canal

Duration
9 hours approx
Depart from
Your accommodation in Athens/Piraeus
Suitable for
Kids

ITINERARY

 

  • Our driver will meet you at your Athens accommodation and head out of the city towards the ancient city of Corinth by making first a short stop ( about 20 minutes ) at the top of the Corinth Canal for photos and to enjoy the stunning view.
  • We then continue our trip to reach the picturesque seaside town of Nafplio, the first modern capital of Greece. Your driver will make his way up to the Palamidi to visit the fortress that was built at the 17th century and enjoy the magnificent view.
  • Afterwards the driver will take you to the main town where you will be able to have some free time on your own to stroll around the area with the nice pedestrian roads.
  • During your time in Nafplio, you will discuss with your driver if you wish to have lunch somewhere there or our driver to take you to the nearby town of Tolo to enjoy your lunch by the sea.
  • It is now time to head back  so you will be driven back the same route and arrive after about 2 hours at your Athens accommodation.

NOTE : This tour is also ideal for holidays when the archeological sights are closed.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Corinth Canal 
  • Palamidi Fortress
  • Bourtzi Fortress
  • Nafplio Old Town 
  • Tolo 

 

TERMS OF SERVICE

For your safety inside the vehicle, drivers provide commentary only when it is deemed safe to do so while driving. When your driver must concentrate during difficult driving conditions, please refrain from any distracting behaviour as your safety during the tour is our top priority. Your Driver will drop you off as close to the sites as legally possible and in accordance to the Municipality and Traffic laws of Athens. Our service is solely confirmed when the potential customer has received and email confirming services along with the details of the tour. If the confirmation email is not received than please conclude that the service has not been confirmed. We suggest you contact us immediately for further clarification.

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Palamidi is closed on :

  • 1 January
  • 25 March
  • Labour Day (usually May 1st)
  • Easter Sunday
  • 25 December
  • 26 December

 

Palamidi is closed on :

  • 1 January
  • 25 March
  • Labour Day (usually May 1st)
  • Easter Sunday
  • 25 December
  • 26 December

 

Entrance fees into Palamidi fortress are 6 Euro pp.

Free admission (for all) on the following dates:

  • 6 March
  • 18 April
  • 18 May
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • 28 October
  • Every 1st Sunday of the month from November till March

 

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Vicki Masters, Australia

We all very much enjoyed our tour around Athens. Our tour guide was well spoken, pleasant & gave us quite a bit of knowledge about Athens. We highly recommend your company.

Annette & Howard Cooper

My husband Howard and I would like to thank you very much for arranging our tour of Athens last week. We felt that we saw more of Athens in one day than many people are able to see on their own in a week.

Barry Strauss, USA

“Dear George, Thank you for an unforgettable day of touring yesterday. Marcia and I feel fortunate to have met you. We are grateful for your splendid display of Greek φιλοξενία. With best wishes!”

Bill & Sharon , USA

We just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our trip with you last week. You helped to make our 25th anniversary trip to Greece something that we will never forget. Thanks so much for the pastries and peaches you gave us.

Craig., USA

Υour service was just what we needed. We were all jet lagged and couldn’t think, so George did our thinking for us. Lots of good stories and Cape Sounion was beautiful.

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Makis kept the trip enjoyable and was a pleasure to have as our guide. The 4 days we spent with in the Greek countryside were an excellent time in many aspects and will live as a fond memories for us.

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