If you are based in Hydra island and like to enjoy a full-day tour to the most popular sites in Greece; Epidaurus, Nafplio & Mycenae, this is the tour. You can even arrange this to be your return route to Athens skipping the boat to Athens and making the best of your day!
You simply need to get on a short boat ride from Hydra port to the beautiful peninsula town of Ermioni or the small port of Metohi both across Hydra. You will enjoy a totally personal, flexible experience of some of Greece’s most stunning sights on this full-day tour from Hydra island.
Meet your driver/tour leader between 8-9 am at Ermioni or Metohi port and embark in a comfortable, private vehicle. Our first stop is at a great old fashioned bakery to enjoy Greek coffee, fresh warm bread, and all the famous Greek pies like Spanakopita (spinach pie). Then, our main first stop is the Ancient theater of Epidaurus. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Epidaurus is home to an ancient, beautifully preserved theater. Explore the landmark at your leisure. Once you’ve finished your explorations, return to your private vehicle and head towards the beautiful Nafplio town.
Nafplio, the first capital of Greece, is famous for its historic architecture. Visit the famous Venetian fortress of Palamidi in Nafplio and optionally, walk down the 999 steps enjoying the most amazing views. Walkthrough the beautiful narrow streets of the old town.
Next, enjoy a sit-down, traditional Greek lunch accompanied by drinks and dessert, before returning to your vehicle and making way to Mycenae. A second UNESCO World Heritage Site, and home to some of Greece’s most famous ancient ruins. Wander around the archaeological site and accompanying museum before hopping back in the vehicle to head back to Hydra or even Athens.
OPTION: The Athens drop off (with your luggage) will save you the boat trip and taxi expenses from Hydra to Piraeus port and Athens. This will also allow you to see the Corinth canal and even Ancient Corinth in addition to Epidaurus, Nafplio & Mycenae. Contact us for details of additional cost based on the number of people.