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DAY TOUR FROM ATHENS TO ANCIENT SPARTA, MYSTRAS, MEMORIAL OF LEONIDAS

DAY TOUR FROM ATHENS TO ANCIENT SPARTA, MYSTRAS, MEMORIAL OF LEONIDAS

Overview

Enjoy a private day trip from Athens Greece, exploring the famous Ancient Sparta & the byzantine town of Mystras, with the comfort and safety of our chauffeured services. Outstanding destination within reach from Athens. Escape the city buzz and visit the tower town of Mysrtas, the Museum of Olive Oil in Sparta, the Memorial of Leonidas in Sparta e.t.c and enjoy our best-seller private day trip from Athens.

Visit Sparta, founded in the 9th century and developed into the most powerful military city, the unique Museum of Olive Oil of Sparta that could not be a better introduction to the history and culture of the olive and olive oil production in Greece.

Visit the “Valley of Keada”, where it is said that the Spartans threw off the cliff traitors, criminals and perhaps their disabled children.

Visit the byzantine town of Mystras, one of the cities that preserves not only medieval churches but also ordinary houses, mansions and palaces of the Byzantine Empire, which takes the visitor on a journey through time.

Location

Detailed Itinerary

  • Pick you up from your Hotel at 08.30 (or Athens airport) to start this exceptional tour!! Our first short stop will be at the breathtaking Canal of Corinth (6 km length and 80m height!). There, you will have a coffee break and you will have the opportunity to take photos. We continue by arriving to the nearby glory Byzantine town of Mystras. Let yourself be captivated by this destination’s medieval splendor, wander around the castle city in the Upper and the Lower Town, and sense through the silence the city’s sheer grandeur: the Palace of the Despots (Anaktora), the Houses of Laskaris and Frangopoulos, the beautiful Cathedral of Saint Dimitrios and the impressive Monasteries of Our Lady Pantánassa, and of Οur Lady Perivleptos.

    The next stop will be in in Sparta to see the Statue of Leonidas, will visit the unique Museum of Olive Oil of Sparta, a great Museum showing the unique history of olive production in Greece visit the unique Museum of Olive Oil of Sparta! we will pass from Taygetus mountain to visit the “Valley of Keada”, famous from mythology period. The ancient Spartans threw off the cliff their disabled children. But there is also another myth saying  that the ancient Spartans threw off the cliff people condemned to death, the perjurers, traitors, criminals and prisoners of war. At the end of the tour we will start our trip back, we arrive in Athens late in the afternoon, dropping you off to your hotel.

Highlights

  • Highlights

    • Canal of Corinth
    • Towertown of Mystras
    • The Ancient Sparta
    • Statue of Leonidas
    • “The Valley of Keada”
    • The Museum of the Olive Oil

Inclusion & Exclusions

  • Inclusions

    • Pickup & drop off from your hotel,  or Piraeus Port
    • Transportation with Private car
    • English speaking driver
    • All taxes

    Exclusions

    • Entrance fees
    • Personal expenses
    • Tour Guide

Useful Info

Cancellation Policy

  • In order to confirm any booking, 30% payment in advance is required, fully refundable in case of any written cancellation received 8 days prior the arrival date.
  • For any cancellation OR change within 7 days prior the first day of arrival and/or non shows, full cancellation fees applies – the total cost of the program.
  • A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to SATTAS GROUP TOURS Greece.

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