Once one of the major centres of Greek civilisation, this fortified palace complex is truly fascinating, with highlights including the 13th century BC Lion Gate, the Royal Palace and the Secret Stairway.
We'll head here next, visiting the huge Theatre of Epidaurus, known for its incredible acoustics.
Our final stop before we head to Olympia for the night is Nafplio, a pretty seaport town boasting an impressive castle and fantastic views across to Bourtzi, a fortified island at the entrance of the port. On the banks of the River Alfios, Olympia is the site of the original Olympic Games, which began in 776 BC.
Here are a few reasons why you'll be able to travel with confidence with Just You: You will be met at the airport by a dedicated Just You representative A friendly Tour Manager will host your holiday and make sure it runs smoothly We'll show you the must-see sights and some of the hidden gems too You'll always stay in a room of your own with no single supplement to pay Many meals are included, allowing you to dine with your fellow travellers You can join in as much or as little as you like - the choice is always yours All of our holidays are protected by ATOL or our financial protection insurance We'll help you take care of all your holiday essentials: find out more This tour begins in Greece's capital, Athens, over which the mighty Acropolis looms.
Move on to Olympia, where the Olympic Games were first played in 776 BC, and explore ancient Delphi for a further fascinating glimpse into the past.
Dogs seem to do their business wherever they feel like it, sometimes in very unfortunate places like neighbors’ yards and kids’ sandboxes.
But scientists now say it isn’t random: dogs actually align themselves with the Earth’s magnetic field before dropping a doody.We'll travel over the impressive Rio Antirrio bridge, the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridge, as we head to picturesque Nafpaktos. The mountain village of Trikorfo is home to an intriguing monastery.Why not join today's optional excursion, which takes us here.Later, we head to the small seaside village of Glyfada, where we'll board a traditional boat for a short sail to Trizonia, the only inhabited island of the Corinthian Gulf.With no cars and peaceful beaches, this pretty fishing village is a great place to enjoy a late lunch in one of the local tavernas. Nafpaktos is a picturesque fortified port with spectacular views over the sea.This afternoon, there's time to explore at your leisure.