Visit Mycenae – Nafplio

They say that when Agamemnon looked out over Mycenae, he felt invincible. It only takes one trip to this ancient citadel to find out why …

  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio
  • Visit Mycenae – Nafplio

You’ve probably heard a lot about the Mycenaean civilization. Along with the Minoan civilization, it ranks among the greatest civilizations of Europe. While you’re in Athens, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the ancient site of mythical Argolis.

Mycenae may be roughly 140 kilometers away from the capital, but it’s certainly worth the drive. You’ll be in great company with our tour guide experienced in families. The whole tour will be tailored to your interests, fully capable to keep the kids focused.

The moment you arrive at the Mycenae archaeological site, you’ll be blown away by the magnificent Lion Gate and its enormous relief sculpture. The waiting line for selfies here is long – be patient.

The rest of the site really shows off the impressive architecture of the Mycenaeans. Trust us – your children will be captivated with every step of the tour, which is specially designed for youngsters, and entertaining for everyone.

After you leave the archaeological site, you head to the nearby city of Nafplion. Many consider it to be one of the most romantic cities in the entire country. Our family friendly guide will show you the beautiful highlights of the city. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the old alleyways, and explore every hidden corner of Nafplion.

Families should know

  • Wear comfortable shoes, as the archaeological site can get very slippery
  • The trip lasts about 9 hours
  • You’ll want to avoid taking this trip when the weather is extremely hot (for example, in the middle of summer)
  • The tour is available in English and Greek
  • Children under 12 can participate in the tour for free
  • The trip includes a visit to the museum inside the archaeological site of Mycenae

Check availability

Kids will love

  • The Cyclopean masonry
  • The gold mask of Agamemnon
  • Stopping for ice cream in Nafplion

Parents will love

  • Mosaic murals
  • The Lion Gate at the entrance of Mycenae
  • The atmosphere of Nafplion

Best season to visit

  • Open during Spring Spring
  • Open during Summer Summer
  • Open during Autumn Autumn
  • Open during Winter Winter
explore the map


Timetable for the Archaeological site and Museum Winter November 2014 – March 2015 : 08.00-15.00pm Summer From April 1st 2015: 08.00-20.00pm

Check availability

Share on Social Media

Other parents say...

Leave your comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.