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  • Athens, Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Including Entry Fees

    1. Athens, Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Including Entry Fees

    You’ll be picked up at your centrally located Athens hotel and begin your full-day tour with a visit to Panathinaikos Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. Pass by the Prime Minister’s residence and the former Royal Palace, which is still guarded by the colorfully garbed Evzone soldiers. You’ll see the historically important Zappion building, now a conference and exhibition hall, before arriving at the Temple of Olympian Zeus, completed in 131 A.D. The tour continues past the National Gardens to Hadrian’s Arch and on to the Parliament. You’ll also pass by the National Academy, the National Library, the Old Parliament, Constitution Square, and the Russian Orthodox Church. Marvel at the Acropolis, built in the 5th century B.C. Visit the Propylaea Gateway, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheum with its famous Porch of Maidens. Take a s...

    The experience was nice and the places that we visited represent an important part of the history. Just one remark, we booked a tour in Spanish and it was shared with other people in English lenguaje, it should be only in Spanish or maybe reduce the price if we cannot have the guide all the time.

  • Athens, Acropolis & Museum Tour without Tickets

    2. Athens, Acropolis & Museum Tour without Tickets

    On this comprehensive city tour you’ll see some of the most important landmarks and sights in the historical center of Athens. You’ll also tour the Acropolis, enjoying an in-depth guided tour of this World Heritage Site. The 5-hour tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station where your guide will show you the archaeological finds that came to light during the construction of the metro. Head on to Parliament House and the Monument to the Unknown Soldier. See the changing of the guard before continuing on to the National Garden of Athens and the beautiful neo-classical Zappeion Hall. In front of the hall, note the surviving columns of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch Tower. Enter the famous Plaka district, and continue on the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionyssiou Areopagitou to the Acropolis. Begin your ascent while taking in spectacular views of the city below. Your guide ...

    Kimon was a terrific guide. Passionate about the subject matter and very attentive to the pace of the tour to ensure we covered all of the spots to sight-see in the allotted time. Coupling the museum tour to follow after visiting the Acropolis was great because there was so much context to the museum exhibits and flow after the walking tour. Highly recommend!!!

  • Private Acropolis and Athens City Tour

    3. Private Acropolis and Athens City Tour

    This comprehensive city tour takes you to the modern sights in the heart of Athens and the most important ancient sights that have been standing in the city for millennia.  The tour concludes at the Acropolis which is one of the most visited and culturally revered ancient sights in the world. It continues to stand higher than the metropolis built around it, offering panoramic views of the entire capital. Start at the Syntagma metro station for a 10-minute tour inside of the station’s museum.  Archaeological artifacts uncovered during the metro’s construction offer insight into daily life here thousands of years ago. The next stop is the Greek Parliament, followed by the Monument to the Unknown Soldier where you will watch the changing of the guards. The walk continues to the National Gardens of Athens, Zappeion, Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. The route passes by the Plaka district t...

    Kimon was an amazing guide! He was flexible, which was perfect because it allowed our group to move at our own pace. He was also funny and very informative. Definitely check out this tour of the Parthenon, acropolis, royal gardens, temple of Zeus, arch of Hadrian, syntagma square and changing of the guard.

  • From Cruise Port: The Acropolis & Athens Highlights Tour

    4. From Cruise Port: The Acropolis & Athens Highlights Tour

    Whether it's your first time to Athens and the Acropolis or one of many, this ingenious structure will never cease to take your breath away. But Athens is not just the Acropolis, it is a thriving modern metropolis with much to explore. Start the day at the Syntagma metro station, where you will enjoy a brief visit to the metro Museum and its fascinating archaeological artifacts from daily life in ancient Athens that came to light during the construction of the metro. Continue on to the National Gardens and pass the neoclassical architectural design of Zappeion Hall. From this vantage point, you can see the remaining colossal columns of the Temple of Zeus, as well as Hadrian’s Arch. The tour then continues to the Acropolis, entering from the southern slope to avoid the crowds, and the great Dionysus Theatre, the most significant theatre of its kind in Europe. Ascend the Sacred Hill of t...

    This experience was amazing! The communication was good across the board. We were directed via phone call to our driver from the port so there was no confusion at all. The driver (we called him 'G') was funny and warm, he was talking to us about the history of Athens and about himself and made us feel like family. He not only dropped us off but walked us to the tour starting point. The tour guide was amazing she knew so much of the Greek history and mythology it was a very in depth and insightful tour. She constantly stopped to talk about the history (we didn't feel rushed) and made sure we were all okay and having fun. We saw so many amazing sites and learned the background behind them. We finished our tour and called the driver who earlier gave us his number and he came straight away to pick us up. We made it back to the ship in good time. Overall we had an amazing experience and would definitely recommend to anyone!

  • From Cruise Port: Athens City, Acropolis & Acropolis Museum

    5. From Cruise Port: Athens City, Acropolis & Acropolis Museum

    This is an ideal combo tour to see the city center sights in just a few hours. At the Acropolis of Athens, you’ll explore the graceful and enduring Parthenon which is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Then, you’ll dive deeper into its worldly significance at the Acropolis Museum where marble masterpieces from the Acropolis tell a compelling story on their own.  The tour starts at the Syntagma metro station for a brief look at the ancient artifacts displayed at the metro’s museum. You’ll also see the Greek Parliament, the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, and watch the Changing of the Guards. Next, your guide will walk you through the National Gardens, Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. From there you will walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou. Then you'll benefit from skip-the-line entry int...

    Kostas our guide was superb, his knowledge as a qualified archeologist meant he could tell us so much more about all the historic sights we were looking at. The history, the stories and him sharing his knowledge and passion for his Athens was unforgettable

  • Acropolis and National Museum Private Athens Tour

    6. Acropolis and National Museum Private Athens Tour

    Take a private tour of the ancient city of Athens on this 5-hour excursion with a personal guide. You will visit the Acropolis, icon of Athens perched on its plateau, and the National Museum, packed with antiquities. Tour the famous sites of Ancient Greece and get an overview of the modern city that will give you your bearings for the remainder of your vacation. Following a hotel pick-up, your first stop will be at the Panathinaikos Stadium, cradle of the first modern Olympic games, which took place in 1896. Pass by the Greek Parliament in the former Royal Palace of Syntagma Square and watch the fanciful Evzoni Guards in their amber tunics. Continue to the stately Zappion Conference Center in the National Gardens of Greece. Proceed past the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arc and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by more Evzones. You will pass the handsome Numismatic ...

  • Athens: Best Sights of the City 3-Hour Tour

    7. Athens: Best Sights of the City 3-Hour Tour

    Visit the best places in Athens, stroll around the most scenic areas and learn interesting facts for one of the most historical cities around the world. During this 3-hour walking tour, you will see the city’s most iconic landmarks, visit some of the city's most picturesque neighborhoods and discover the hidden gems of the city only locals know. Visit the Greek Parliament and the presidential guards, see a green oasis in the center of the city, the residence of the Greek Prime Minister and the Panathenaic stadium as you walk through one of the most high-end streets of Athens. Explore the place where the first Olympic village was set, admire its architecture and the beautiful frescos.  Stroll around Plaka’s small alleys, admire the vibrant colors of the houses, see locals playing the traditional bouzouki and enjoy some of the best views of Athens. End this beautiful walking experience a...

    I booked this trip after a few of days in Athens. I wish I’d booked it sooner as it was a brilliant introduction to some wonderful ancient city sites. It gave me a good orientation to the most interesting parts of the old city although there is much yet to see in this lovely and friendly place. The guide’s (Pascal) explanations about the architecture of the blue and white dwellings of the old city brought the buildings to life in their history.

  • 4-Hour Athens City Highlights Tour with Acropolis

    8. 4-Hour Athens City Highlights Tour with Acropolis

    The first stop on this private 4-hour tour is the Panathenian Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games, held in 1896. Near the stadium is the Temple of Zeus, where your guide will tell you stories about the Greek gods. Continue to Athens National Gardens and stop outside the Greek Parliament to see the Changing of the Guard. Next on the itinerary is the Acropolis. Walk up the slopes of the ancient citadel, which is home to several important ancient monuments. See the Parthenon, Erechtheion and Temple of Athena Nike. Last is a visit to the Acropolis museum.

    This was a really great and informative tour, and at 4 hours probably the right amount of time.

  • Athens: Introduction Walking Tour with a Local Guide

    9. Athens: Introduction Walking Tour with a Local Guide

    If you are in Athens just for a short layover, make the most of your time by joining a walking tour to some of Athens' best spots. Get to know the city and experience the real vibe and energy of the city even in a short time. See many of the city's major landmarks with the help of a local guide. Explore various districts, parks, architectural gems, and other points of interest. Start from Syntagma Square, the location of the Hellenic Parliament. Continue to the National Garden, the Panathenaic Stadium, and the Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center. Finally, stroll through the atmospheric Plaka district, before arriving at Filopappou Hill. Once you finish this walking tour, you will have explored the most important parts of Athens so that the next time you visit the city, you will know what to see and where to go.

    Very good way to have an overview of Athens. Pascal was very nice, interesting chatting and good advices for the rest of our trip.

  • Athens: Private Sightseeing Tour with Visit to Cape Sounio

    10. Athens: Private Sightseeing Tour with Visit to Cape Sounio

    After getting picked up from your hotel, head to Panathinaiko Stadium, where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Later, visit the iconic Temple of Zeus. You will then admire the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue through the National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schliemann’s House, Constitution Square, and the Russian Orthodox Church.  Later, continue with a stroll by Herodion and Dionysus Theater, where you will visit the Acropolis Museum. Here, admire several artifacts and sculptures which have been excavated from buildings such as the Temple of Nike and the Erechtheum. Break for lunch in the Plaka area before enjoying a drive along the "Athenian Riviera". Reach the popular site of Cape Sounio in the afternoon, where you will be able to wat...

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Kimon was an amazing guide! He was flexible, which was perfect because it allowed our group to move at our own pace. He was also funny and very informative. Definitely check out this tour of the Parthenon, acropolis, royal gardens, temple of Zeus, arch of Hadrian, syntagma square and changing of the guard.

Very good way to have an overview of Athens. Pascal was very nice, interesting chatting and good advices for the rest of our trip.

Great tour guide, organized tour. You get to really experience a lot of Athens, and have time afterwards to explore on your own

This was a really great and informative tour, and at 4 hours probably the right amount of time.

Very comprehensive tour, worth booking if you want a good overview!