Athens – Nemea Wine Region (8hrs)

Your private tour starts from your hotel or your cruise ship at Piraeus port,our first stop is the Acropolis site, a complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (main temple)the best example of classic architecture of the 5th century BC , Erectheion (the temple with the 6 female figurers, Caryatides), Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Godess), Propylaia (the monumental Gate), Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Dionysus theater and finally the Mars Hill or Areios Pagos (the first ancient court and the place that St. Paul preached the Christianity for the fist time in Athens).

Our next stop will be the Temple Of the Olympian Zeus (the largest temple in Hellenic and Roman times), the Panathenian Stadium (the stadium of the first Olympic Games on 1896) , the memorial of the Unknown soldier and the changing of the Guards (Euzones) in front of the Greek Parliament, opposite the Syntagma or Constitutional square.

After that let’s see the Trilogy of Athens (the Academy, the First University of Athens and the National Greek Library) and finally the Lycabettus Hill (the highest point of Athens)and don’t forget to take some pictures and a memory in your mind and heart of the entire city.

We will also drive through Plaka (the oldest neighborhood in Athens) the picturesque quarter of the city, where there are little shops with handmade crafts and gifts for you to buy and Monastiraki (Flea Market), where you can have a pleasant walk and shopping with your friends and family.

Afterwards we will drive to the magnificent structure of the Corinth Canal, which is in Peloponnese, the southern peninsula of Greece. The Corinth Canal conects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf in the Aegean Sea.

A dream of the ancients, that came true in 1893. Time for rest and some amazing photos above the Corinth Canal.

Then, we will drive towards to ancient Nemea ,the place that Hercules killed the Nemean Lion on one of his famous tasks. Nemea town in Argolis is famous for two things.

Firstly The Nemean Games, which were famous in the antiquity, almost as the Olympic Games of Athens. The Nemean Games were taking place to honor Zeus with gymnastics and musical activities. Secondly its wineries and the varieties of wines. There, you will be able to try the local red wine, “Agiorgitiko” , “the grapes of St. George”,”Boutari” and much more quality wines with rich flavors if you wish.

Finally, it is time to return back to Athens or to your cruise ship.

  • Athens
  • Acropolis
  • Plaka
  • Constitution Square
  • Old Olympic Stadium
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Arch of Hadrian
  • Academy of Science
  • First University of Athens
  • National Greek Library
  • Lycabettus Hill
  • Corinth Canal
  • Ancient Nemea

Duration: 8h

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