Take the chance to discover the kingdom of Agamemnon in a 6-hour private and tailor-made tour. Mycenae is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is famous for its Grave Circles A and B with large shaft graves and “Tholos” tombs such as the tombs of the Lions, Aegisthus, Clytaemnestra and the Treasury of Atreus, that contained numerous gold objects and other works of art.
About this activity
Duration: 6-hour private tour
Tour type: Private - Discover Mycenae
Points of interest: Corinthos Canal, Mycenae
Starting point: From Athens (your hotel, airport, port)
Tour Escort or Licensed Guide: Upon request (extra charge)
Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts
This private tour from Athens to Mycenae is a great way to explore some of the ancient treasures of Greece. Here's a possible itinerary for your tour:
Your tour will begin with a pick-up from your hotel or a pre-arranged meeting point in Athens. You'll then embark on a scenic drive to Mycenae, which takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Once you arrive at Mycenae, your guide will take you to the archaeological site, where you'll have the opportunity to explore the ancient ruins and learn about the history of this important Mycenaean city. You'll see the imposing Lion Gate, the Palace of Agamemnon, the Royal Tombs, and the Cyclopean Walls.
After visiting the archaeological site, you'll head to the nearby Archaeological Museum, which houses many artifacts from the Mycenaean era, including pottery, sculptures, and jewelry.
After visiting the museum, you'll have some free time for lunch. Your guide can recommend some local restaurants where you can enjoy traditional Greek cuisine. After lunch, you'll depart from Mycenae and head back to Athens. Your tour will end with drop-off at your hotel or a pre-arranged location in Athens.
On this tour is highly recommended to book additionally a professional licensed English speaking guide (let us know during your booking).
* Please note that the above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs in order to include or exclude additional spots as long as the total duration of our tour remains up to 6 hours. Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!!
** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger
Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Multilanguage escort (upon request)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate
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