On the way to Mycenae we will pass first over the canal of Corinth. The Corinth Canal is a canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. Mycenae is an archaeological site located southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese.
Between Mycenae and Epidaurus is Nafplion – the first capital of modern Greece – with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortified islet of Bourtzi.Epidaurus reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asclepius and of course the famous theatre. The theatre is marveled for its exceptional acoustics, which permit almost perfect intelligibility of spoken word to all 15,000 spectators, regardless of their seating. (10hrs duration)