The Athens Sightseeing city tour starts at the Acropolis hill, with well known architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens that includes Erechtheion (female statues of the Caryatides or Maidens dedicated to goddess Athena and god Poseidon), temple of Athena Nike and Propylaea. You will also have a great chance to foresee the monument (that puts order in mind), which is the Parthenon. From the top of the Acropolis hill you can see, the Odeon of Herodus Atticus, the Theatre of Dionysus and the Areopagus (Mars hill).
Then we will drive to the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, as well as the Panathenaic Stadium. This is the place where the first Olympic games of the modern era were held, in the year 1896. You will also foresee the Evzones (changing of the guards) in their majestic picturesque uniform at the Presidential Palace. Furthermore, the tour will provide a chance to observe the remarkable contrasts that make the city of Athens a fascinating place. Apart from this, we will also visit the Athens Trilogy of culture (the National Library of Greece, the Athens University and the Academy). the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the House of Parliament, Constitution Square (Syntagma Square) and a spectacular panorama of the city from Lycabettus hill. We will also drive through modern Athens and stop off at Hermou street, the old city Plaka (and Flea Market) for traditional Greek delicacies and food, as well as to get something to drink. In the places we will visit, you can be certain that you will surely enjoy a wonderful shopping walk, with your family and friends.
Aside from this, if time permits, we will also visit a number of wonderful places in Athens, such as Hefestus Temple, Kerameikos, Greek & Roman Agora (tower of winds) and Socrates Prison. After lunch, enjoy a visit at the New Acropolis Museum or the National Archaeological Museum, one of the world’s best museums. We assure you that after your tour with us, you will have a great taste of Athens.
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