See the major sights of mainland Ancient Greece in all its glory on this four day, three night coach tour. Early on the first day of the tour, you will be collected from your hotel, your luggage loaded onto the air conditioned luxury coach and you will make your way westward towards the Peloponnese. Your first stop will be at the Corinth Canal. The Ancient Greeks had slaves drag boats across the narrow spit of land that separated the Aegean Sea from the Adriatic Sea; modern man has created a canal to allow ships to pass. The Corinth Canal is a wonder of modern engineering; we will stop here for a short time to take in this modern marvel. Leaving Corinth, the tour makes its way to Epidaurus to visit the town's incredible amphitheatre. This well-preserved site, built over two thousand years ago has some of the most perfect acoustics you will ever experience. Somebody standing on the stage can be heard whispering from the back row. Epidaurus has to be experienced to be believed and your guide will give you more information on this fascinating place.
After Epidaurus, the coach makes its way to the town of Napflio, the first capital of Greece, a picturesque town with an intriguing fort in the centre of its harbour. After lunch, the coach then makes its way to Ancient Mycenae, home to some of the oldest civilisations found in Greece. The home of the lauded King Agamemnon this ancient site was once one of the most important centres of the Bronze Age. The famous Lions Gate is the crowning jewel of the archaeological site which you will have the chance to explore with you English speaking guide. After this tour, the coach will make its way to the town of Olympia in the west of the Peloponnese, where you will check into your hotel for the evening. Dinner is included. This is a great opportunity to get to know your travelling companions and reflect on the amazing sights you have seen.