Category: Greek Mythology Tours

Almost every major archaeological site in Greece comes complete with myths attached, and the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion is no exception. Known as the Sacred Cape to the Ancient Greeks, it is today easily visited on a day trip from Athens. Here, we take a brief look at the Greek myths connected with

Greek Mythology abounds with fantastic animals and creatures, and one of the most recognisable is Pegasus, the Winged Horse. Connected with the God Poseidon and the heroic Bellerophon, he appears on pottery and bronze works dating as far back as the 7th century BC. Read on to discover his legend …

The ancient site of Olympia in the Peloponnese was the first home of the Olympic Games. Founded in the 8th century, there are many myths and stories connected with how the Olympic Games began. Here are some of them…

Athens was one of the most powerful and important city states in the ancient Greek world. Many people know that the city was named after the Goddess Athena, but why exactly was that? It’s time to find out…

Delphi played a very important role in the ancient Greek world. People would travel from hundreds of miles away to visit the Oracle there, and listen to prophecies whenever important decisions were to be made. But just who was the Oracle at Delphi?

Greek mythology contains many legends featuring heroes, cities, and mythological creatures. One of the most famous, is of the Minotaur and the Labyrinth. The myth was thought to have been just a story… but then Knossos in Crete was discovered. Could there have been more truth behind the story than we first thought?

The Greek Pantheon of Gods and Goddesses includes over 300 different deities, with the 12 main ones who resided on Mount Olympus known as the Olympian Gods. Temples and cities were built in their honour all over ancient Greece, many of which survive today.