FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF HERCULES
The labors of Hercules, a mythical journey.
We will follow Hercules , the son of Zeus ( the God of the Gods) and Alcmene a mortal woman. His name means the glorious soul , who didn’t just have physical strength but also the knowledge of survival . Most of them “ethos” in his character. The hero who was worshipped and honored more than any other by the ancient Greeks. He was the epitome of courage, bravery and godly strength. Being part god and human, he is the link between the kingdom of the gods and the weaknesses of being human.His achievements relieved the human race and alleviated the Goddess Hera’s (Zeus wife) craze who was against him because of her jealousy.
On this journey you will literally walk in the footsteps of Hercules, and experience his 12 labors, of which 8 were accomplished at the Peloponnese. You will travel and hike at the same locations as Hercules did millenniums ago, and relive the hero’s achievements.
From mythical Lerna to the Cape of Tenaro, you will walk and swim where Hercules passed.
Stavroula will guide you and inspire you with the same enthusiasm and spirit like Hercules was determined to succeed his labors. She will take you in the mythological world of Hercules during the hikes, through the breathtaking nature of Greece, to places that are full of history, and the myth will become alive.Be brave and use your willpower like Hercules did and find out what the symbolic meaning is behind his labors. Through: Storytelling, guidelines on the spot, treasure hunt, photography, mapping and theatrical games & surprises!
Use your robustness and discover YOUR road of “catharsis” (purification) .
Experience all labors in one trip and discover the true Greece through that symbolical journey . OR make your own package and combine the different tour days to your own desire and physical condition, with time for leisure to your needs.
All the walks suggested in our tours are variable. You can always choose out of a variety of walks, up to your physical condition: several distances and elevation/difficulty levels.
IncludedLocal, English speaking tour escortphotographs from the tour