Guided tour

Best of Athens Small-Group Segway Tour

4.9 / 5

37 reviews

Best of Athens Small-Group Segway Tour

From US$ 98.54 per person

Athens is brimming with incredible sights to see – and when you don’t have much time, they can seem like too many! Now, with our Best of Athens Segway Tour, you don’t have to miss out with this combination of our two most popular tours.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Keramikos, the ancient cemetery of Athens
  • Follow the ancient path to the Agora on a Segway
  • Drive over Mars hill and the entrance to the Acropolis, without breaking a sweat
  • Travel through time to the Panathinaikon Stadium
  • Witness the Changing of the Presidential Guard "Tsolias"
Full description
Your tour leader will start with a 30-minute training session to help you get comfortable on your Segway. Within minutes you’ll realize just how easy and intuitive it is! The tour will start by visiting the area where, in antiquity, everything ended! Keramikos area was the ancient cemetery but also one of the entrances to Athens. Then follow almost the same path as the ancient Greeks to visit the Ancient Agora, the heart of ancient Athens and the Roman agora. Without breaking a sweat, drive over to the next stop, the most important one, Mars hill and the entrance to the Acropolis. Take in the sight of this majestic world icon from your unique viewpoint on a Segway as you visit from the outside. This is a perfect photo opportunity! But wait… there is more! From here, easily ride up the Pnyka Hill — no tired feet! — and discover its off-the-beaten track terraced area where democracy was born and follow the path that  leads on to Athens’(Acropolis) best panoramic view. Roll through the pedestrian street around the hill of Acropolis so as to meet the “Roman” part of the city, where the temple of Zeus and the gate of Andrian stands. Then visit the first modern Olympic “village”, the Zappion mansion and the Panathinaikon Stadium, to discover where the first modern Olympic Games took place andl glide on to the national gardens, to ease your mind like kings and queens used to do! A sure highlight of the day is the presidential guards, with their unique and meaningful uniform. Right before heading back, you will have the change to get a picture next to the guards, a must-do here in Athens! If you are looking for a fun, eco-friendly way to discover the best that Modern Athens has to offer in just a few hours – you’ll love this Modern Athens Segway Tour! You’ll cover more ground and see more without the effort it would take the cover the same route on foot.
Includes
  • Segway Training
  • Helmet
  • Guide
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
  • Entry
  • Guided tour of archaeological sites
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at Eschinou 9, Athina 105 58, Greece.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour does not enter any archaeological sites.
  • Minimum age to ride a Segway is 10 years and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Riders must have the ability to make motions such as climbing and descending stairs without assistance.
  • Segways are not suitable for guests who weigh under 100 pounds (45 kilos) or over 250 pounds (113 kilos).
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and not bring large bags whilst on the Segway.
  • The tour is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Bring comfortable shoes.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 37 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    3.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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I would 100% recommend the 3 hour tour. It covers all the major Athenian landmarks. And instead of walking, you get the quick and speedy Segway to help you cover the distances between sights. We had Chryssiis as our main guide. She is so funny, knowledgeable and professional. She had my 11 year old first time rider comfortable and skilled on the Segway in no time. Our second guide Vana was also nice and helpful. Our group was safely led around the city with ease. We were often shaded during stops and also got a short air-conditioned break with water. I recommend the 9am tour during the hot summer.

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June 23, 2021

This is a great way to see slot of Athens in a short period of time and get your bearings. The Segway is easy to use and Vanna, our guide, was great with my 10 year old son. Have never done such a tour before but would definitely do it again. Can’t recommend it highly enough

November 1, 2019

Sensational

What a brilliant tour of Athens 3 hours long and worth every penny. Vana our guide was brilliant with great knowledge, plenty of stop offs for pictures and always attentive to those of us who were a bit wobbly on the segway !! Overall a great way to see Athens and a superb service from Konstantinos and Vana. Thank so much.

September 25, 2019

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