Full-Day Argolis Tour from Athens
What is a private tour?
Our private tours are limited exclusively to travelers in your party. They are designed to provide a learning experience that is completely tailored to you and your traveling companions. Private tours give you more flexibility with scheduling (you decide when the walk best fits in your trip), the ability to tailor your itinerary (we'll work to match the itinerary to the interests and dynamics of your group), and more personalized time with your guide.
Is lunch included on this tour?
We will stop for lunch at a traditional Taverna but the cost of the meal is not included in the price of the tour. You can pay by cash or card at the restaurant.
Does this excursion require tickets?
You will need tickets to access the Mycenae Archaeological Site and the Epidaurus Archaeological Site. These tickets are not included in the cost of the tour because they can only be purchased on site. They cost € 12.00 each per person. Our expert guide will help you purchase the tickets on the day of the tour.
Where does the tour start and end?
Our expert guide and our driver will meet you at your accommodation in Athens. If you’re not staying in Athens, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. At the end of the excursion, our expert guide and driver will drop you off at yout accommodation at the end of the tour.
Vassilios is a historian who has taught for several years in local Athens schools. He earned his undergraduate degree in archaeology from the University of Athens, and has conducted specialized research in the history of the Orthodox Church, Byzantine studies, and modern Greek history. Vassilios is a gifted teacher with extensive on-site experience with adults, children, and families.
Smaro was born in Piraeus, lives in Athens, and has family roots in Greek Macedonia. As an undergraduate she majored in sociology and later studied at the School for Professional Tourist Guides and finally went on to complete her MA in Cultural Heritage Studies at University College London. She has been guiding all around Greece since 1998. Fluent in Greek, English, and Italian, Smaro has also lead tours for Stanford, Harvard, Yale and other Ivy League Alumni groups; Swan Hellenic; Abercrombie & Kent; the British Museum; the National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions; the American Institute of Archaeology; the Biblical Archaeology Society; the Smithsonian Institution and several universities. She enjoys reading, traveling, trekking, scuba diving, teaching and – still - studying!
Sophia was born in Canada but has lived most of her life in Greece. She studied philology at the University of Athens and is also a licensed tour guide. Years of experience with Ivy League Schools and Alumni associations have made her the ideal choice for visitors who wish to get insight from a local expert. A guest once said: "Sophia had an instinct for what we wanted to know and an impressive range of knowledge, academic and otherwise. She has a charming personality."