Visit the birthplace of the western civilization Acropolis and the Parthenon and the best highlights with our Athens city tour.
All you need to do is join us and visit all the highlights of our architecture, mythology, history, civilization and culture in an ancient and also contemporary city, at one of the most historical destinations in the world. We invite you to visit and discover the real beauty of Athens in one of our most popular day tours.
|HIGHLIGHTS||Acropolis Hill, Temple of Zeus, Old Olympic Stadium, Changing of the Guards, Lycabettus hill, Academy of science,
Athens University, National Library, Ancient Agora, Modern City, Placa, The Old City
|GOOD TO KNOW||
|NOT INCLUDED||Entrance fees, drinks, meals, accommodation and /or gratuities|
- Rates include all local taxes, VAT, tolls and baggage charges.
- Prices are per tour and not per person
- Driver will wait maximum 60 minutes after the indicated pick up time
- Tours are private, personal and flexible just for you and your party.
Your driver is not permitted to enter archaeological sites and museums with you, only licensed guides from the ministry of culture are allowed to do so. Should you require such an extra service, we can book a licensed guide for you.
All offered services are subject to weather conditions, traffic regulations and generally all potential events beyond the control of the service supplier, such as strikes, manifestations, flood, etc. Should such an event occur, which might prevent the performance of the required service, partially or in full, the service provider shall apply all reasonable effort for its fulfillment. Nonetheless, should such applied efforts fail, the service provider shall not be responsible for non-performance.
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.