Discover the Bronze Age and explore King Agamemnon's fortified kingdom, Mycenae. Enter the fortress through the dramatic Gate and gaze upon a civilization rich in gold while reliving the first labor of Hercules against the vicious Nemean lion. Also, explore the Nemean Wine Valley, complete with the famous Agiorgitiko grape variety resulting in highly fragrant and aromatic wines.
Mycenae , the kingdom of Agamemnon is a World Heritage UNESCO Site discovered by H. Schliemann. According to the epics of Homer, the expedition to Troy started from here.
Mycenae was the capital of the ancient Mycenaean Civilization one of the oldest civilizations in the world and the kingdom of the well-known Agamemnon and it was at its peak from 1600 to 1100 BC. It was a military stronghold which dominated the biggest part of southern Greece and it was the most important and wealthiest center of the era.
During this tour we will visit the archaeological site, you will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs and the Treasury of Atreus (Tomb of Agamemnon).
Arguably Greece's most important red wine appellation located in the Peloponnese is Nemea. A mythical land where the legendary Agiorgitiko wine is born. Live a unique experience tasting wines in some of the most well known Greek wineries reminding you of the Napa valley of California.
The Best Wineries to visit:
This tour includes pick-up from the following locations: