Discover legendary Sparta in a brilliant 8-hour private tour

According to Greek mythology, the founder of the city was a son of Zeus called Lacedaemon. He gave his name to the region (Lacedaemonia or Laconia) and his wife’s name to the city, Sparta. Sparta; The little city-state that fascinated the Greeks! The History describes the destiny of the ancient Dorian Greek state known as Sparta from its beginning in the legendary period throughout the Archaic and Classical periods. Sparta was famous for its military prowess. Spartans; The best citizen soldiers the world has ever known and probably most feared fighters in Greece, fighting with distinction at such key battles as Thermopylae and Plataea in the early 5th century BC.

[Sparta was everywhere admired and nowhere imitated.], written by the Athenian philosopher Xenophon

Highlights of the Discover legendary Sparta in a brilliant 8-hour private tour

  • The famous Corinth canal
  • Modern and ancient Sparta
  • 10 h with an experienced English-speaking tour driver
  • Visit the Acropolis of Sparta, the theater, the archaeological site
  • The Statue of Leonidas
  • The Byzantine Mystras