Ancient Epidaurus

Ancient Epidaurus, also called Old Epidaurus, is a small but beautiful fishing village on the east coast of the Peloponnese. It has been known since ancient times for its developed culture. Built at the foot of the mountains, among pine-clad hills, olive groves, citrus trees and the sea, Old Epidaurus is located in its ancient city (3000 BC). Epidavros is an oasis in Argolida.

Epidaurus is also very popular for the summer International Theatre and Music Festival which takes place at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus and the Small Theatre of Epidaurus.

unforgettable holidays

Diving & Sailing

Visitors often return to Epidaurus every year to enjoy a holiday of special interest, such as sailing, diving, or paragliding. Many beaches offer welcome relief from the heat, the annual open summer market offers a taste of local produce, and the famous Greek hospitality ensures that you can relax and enjoy ancient Epidaurus.


Archeological sites

Travel to many archaeological sites such as Mycenae, Tyrinthia, Corinth, Nemea and the beautiful city of Nafplio, all within an hour's drive.

Mycenae was an ancient city of Argolida near the mountain Tritos and opposite the Argolic Gulf. The archaeological site of Mycenae is located about 90 km southwest of Athens, in the northeastern Peloponnese.

Things to do in our region

– Visit concerts and theatre performances at the small theatre of Epidaurus in July.

– Visit theatre performances at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus in July and August.

– Visit the local flea market in July.

– Visit the Byzantine churches.

– Go on boat trips and scuba diving.

– Walk around the ancient ruins of the temple of Artemis or the temple of Asclepius and the Mycenaean tombs.

– Go on herbal hikes.

– Visit the cozy harbor with a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and hotels.

– Visit the various beautiful crystal clear beaches.

– Travel to many archaeological sites such as Mycenae, Tyrinthia, Corinthia, Nemea and the beautiful town of Nafplio, all within an hour’s drive.

Famous locations and distances

– Ancient village of Epidaurus and small theatre: 3km

– Ancient Epidaurus – Poros (island): 38km. There are daily ferries from Poros to the islands of Aegina, Hydra and Spetses

– Beautiful crystal clear beaches: radius 1km – 5km

– Various monasteries and hiking trails: 2km – radius 10km

– Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus: 15km and small Small Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus 3km