Travel on the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, before driving to Mycenae and the Homeric city of Atreides, the city “rich in gold” of the ancient poets. Visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Royal Tombs, etc. Then, depart for Nafplio, a picturesque town nestled at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop). Leave for Epidaurus to visit the Theatre (4th century BC), famous for its astonishing acoustics. Return to Athens by taking the national road connecting Epidaurus with Mycenae.