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Road trip to the Greek history

Ancient Olympia, Nafplion and Epidaurus Monuments

Ancient Olympia, Nafplion and Epidaurus Monuments

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Road trip to the Greek history

Have you ever heard the phrase "Lifetime experience"? Well, Greece is definitely one of those to remain with you forever. Greece is famous worldwide for its history and culture, with millions of people travelling to Greece to visit and get to know historical landscapes and monuments. 

Book your ticket with SUPERFAST FERRIES, discover the mother of democracy, and walk through historical monuments and cultural sceneries.

The destination port is Patras; in southern Greece, where you can explore the Old City and rest in the traditional coffee shops and restaurants the city provides. Do not miss a visit to the town's Medieval Castle, built in the 6th century A.D.

Leaving Patras, your next destination is Ancient Olympia. The location takes you back to the origins of the Olympic Games held in the sanctuary of Zeus. The archaeological site of Olympia is one of the largest in Greece, where you have the chance to see famous monuments and works of art, such as the statues of Hermes by Praxiteles and Nike by Paeonius.

Taking the coastal trail to the south, within a 2-hour distance, you reach Nafplion, one of the most romantic places in Greece and the country's first capital, until 1834. Take a relaxing walk by the sea and explore the old city in the city center. The most-worth visiting sightseeing is absolutely Palamidi Castle, where you have to climb over 999 stairs to reach it, but you will be instantly rewarded by the magnificent city and sea view. Take a rest at the city's coastline and taste the local food and sweets before you leave for the final destination of the historical theatre of Epidaurus.

The best-preserved ancient theatre in Greece is the theatre of Epidaurus. Due to its acoustics, the actors can be perfectly heard by all 15,000 spectators and even hear the sound of a pin dropping. In addition, it is known for its size, unique architecture and harmonious proportions. Every summer, a theatrical festival takes place there. So, if you want to watch a dramatic play of a Greek tragedy, do not forget to book your tickets earlier.

Tip of the trip: There is one more theatre in the area, called the little theatre of Epidaurus, which is located in an area called Nisi, near the port of Palea Epidaurus. This theatre was discovered in the early 1970s under a field of olive trees, and its restoration process continues till today.

Travel to Greece with SUPERFAST FERRIES and get to know the Greek history and culture, through majestic routes and trails by the sea with a unique view of the Greek landscape.