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Heracles’s Twelfth Labour: Cerberus

Heracles’s Twelfth Labour: Cerberus Related Packages /  Small-Group Tours: Four Labours of Heracles Book the tour here The final labour was intended to be the most dangerous and difficult one. Eurystheus ordered Heracles to go to the Underworld (Hades)  and kidnap its fierce guardian, the vicious beast called Cerberus (or Kerberos), who had three heads of wild dogs, heads of[…]

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Heracles’s Sixth Labour: the Stymphalian Birds

Related Packages / Small Group Tours: Four Labours of Heracles Two Labours of Hercules: Stymphalian Birds and the Nemean Lion BOOK OUR TOURS HERE For the sixth Labour, King Eurystheus ordered Heracles to drive away an enormous flock of birds which gathered at  lake Stymphalia, high in the mountains of northern Peloponnese, near the town of Stymphalos. The Stymphalian Birds[...] Read More »

Heracles’s Second Labour: Lernaean Hydra

Heracles’s Second Labour: Lernaean Hydra Related Packages / Tours: Four Labours of Heracles   Book the tour here The Lernaean Hydra was, in Greek mythology, a serpent-like water monster with reptilian characteristics and traits and, like the Nemean lion, was the offspring of Echidna (half maiden – half serpent), and Typhon. Its lair was the lake of Lerna in the Argolid,[…]

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Heracles’s First Labour: the Nemean Lion

Heracles’s First Labour: the Nemean Lion Related Packages / Tours: Four Labours of Heracles Archaeological Treasures of Athens, Argolid and Corinthia The Treasures of the Argolid Book the tour here The first of Heracles’ twelve labours, set by King Eurystheus (his cousin) was to slay the invincible Nemean lion which roamed the hills of Nemea, terrorising the population. Setting out[…]

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Heracles (Hercules)

Heracles (Hercules) Related Packages / Tours: Four Labours of Heracles Archaeological Treasures of Athens, Argolid and Corinthia Book the tour here Heracles (Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklēs, from Hēra, “Hera”, and kleos, “glory”), was a divine hero (semi-god) in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene. He was the greatest of the Greek heroes, of exemplary masculinity, the ancestor of royal[…]

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