The Grecopaths hiking team & the Safran Guided Tours are organizing a specialized guided tour through part of the ancient path that connects Mycenae and ancient Heraio .
This route follows the traces of an ancient road that connected the Mycenaean citadel of Mycenae with the archaeological site of Heraion.
The route comes across many points of great archaeological interest such as the well preserved Mycenae hidden bridge, the base of ancient guard room, the hidden Mycenean vaulted tomb, the sacramental beauty of the archaeological site of ancient Heraio.
Useful information: In order to provide you with better customer service, if you have no transportation, please inform us via email or give us a call until the 7th of March so as to pick you up from the port of Nafplio at 09:00 am.
Date: Sunday March 9th 2014
Meeting point: 09:00am for those who have no transportation- at the port of Nafplio.
09:30am at the cemetery (before the archaeological site of Mycenae) for those who have a car
Starting point of our walk: Cemetery of Mycenae
Boot time: 09:45am
Price: 15€ per person & for children under 18, half price
** extra charging: In case the participants are too many, there is a mini bus renting solution. The extra cost will be +8.00€ per person.
Includes: 1h guided tour in the archeological site of ancient Heraio, 4 h hiking tour.
The entrance of the archaeological site, of Ancient Heraion is free of charge.
General instructions : The route is easy and suitable for beginners & children older than 9. You should bring with you a bottle water, a hat, be equipped according to the weather conditions, sports shoes, and your medication if there is any medical history.
Way of payment: deposit through paypal: firstname.lastname@example.org or in cash
**For any further information do not hesitate to contact us.
Tsirikou Stavroula-Hiking Guide-6984733162
Papadopoulos Ilias-Tour Guide-6974095369- http://www.safranroutes.com/
09:30am: Meeting point at the cemetery of Mycenae
09:45 am: Departure-start of the guided hiking tour, with direction to the archaeological site of ancient Heraio. (2 stops: to a picturesque chapel with nice view & to a hidden tomb)
11:00am: Arrival at ancient Heraio
11:00-12:00am: Guided tour in the archaeological site
12:30am: Departure from the ancient Heraio, back to Mycenae through a circular route
13:30 am: Optional break for a picnic at the spring olive fields. Everyone is responsible for his own food.
14:15pm: Returning to our starting point
15:00pm: Arrival at our starting point
15:30 pm: Arrival in Nafplio
Distance: 12 km