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  • Athens, Piraeus, and Coastline: Blue Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

    1. Athens, Piraeus, and Coastline: Blue Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

    Explore Athens, the Port of Piraeus, and the coastline of the Athenian Riviera at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Benefit from easy transportation to key attractions, such as the Panathenaic Stadium and Parthenon at the Acropolis. Travel on 4 lines for 1 day, including Athens (Orange Line), Piraeus (Blue Line), Glyfada (Yellow Line), and Vouliagmeni (Green Line). Get acquainted with the Greek capital's most beautiful sites and enrich your cruise or vacation experience. Recorded commentaries in 16 languages will provide historical, cultural and social information about one of the most ancient capitals of the world. Blue Line - Piraeus  Ideal if you have just arrived on a cruise, you can hop on the Blue Line at either of the cruise terminals in the Port of Piraeus, just a stone's throw from your cruise ship. See attractions such as the yacht marina at Pas...

    Was great. Took us around town. The maps were extremely confusing however and not all stops had the corresponding numbers on the signs. Otherwise, it was great.

  • Athens: 2-Hour Highlights Tour by E-Bike After Sunset

    2. Athens: 2-Hour Highlights Tour by E-Bike After Sunset

    Experience Athens after dark on an e-bike ride through the city center. Listen to street musicians and enjoy the cooler air of the evening as you admire the historic monuments illuminated for the night. Climb the Hill of Nymphs for views of the Acropolis and Mount Lycabettus. Stop at Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Zeus and the Greek Parliament building to admire the traditional tunics of the Evzones guards. Discover the site of the first modern Olympic Games at the Panathenaic Stadium. Cycle the picturesque streets of Plaka, lined with cafés and restaurants, and see the Ancient Agora, Temple of Hephaestus and porticoes of the Stoa of Attalos.

    This tour was so much fun! We loved seeing Athens at night. Scooting around the city on ebikes was exhilarating. Very safe but definitely on the more adventurous side. Our guide, Youssef, was fantastic. He provided us with plenty of facts about the city and the sights while also keeping it light and fun. I highly recommend this tour.

  • Athens Food Walking Tour - Small Group

    3. Athens Food Walking Tour - Small Group

    Your culinary journey of Athens will take you to carefully selected specialty food shops, where you’ll taste some of the finest olive oil, cheese, and honey available in the city, as well as local delicacies such as pastourma cured meat. On this 3.5-hour guided food tour you’ll stroll through traditional Athens neighborhoods and visit some wonderful pastry shops that serve tempting Greek sweets. You’ll be immersed in the fragrances and colors of local spices, the secret behind renowned Greek dishes, and aromas of Greek coffee as well. The irresistible smell of freshly baked delicacies will lead you into one of the oldest traditional bakeries in Athens. Continue through the bustling alleys of Varvakios, the picturesque fish, meat, and vegetable market. Last but not least, you’ll stop for a taste of the celebrated Greek souvlaki!

    The tour was amazing. Our guide Pavlina was kind, considerate and extremely knowledgeable about not only the local food but also the history of Athens. It’s an enjoyable memory to munch on the delicious food/drink while learning a lot of this elegant city. Highly recommend.

  • Athens Instagram Tour: The Most Scenic Spots

    4. Athens Instagram Tour: The Most Scenic Spots

    Athens is without a doubt filled with an endless collection of ancient and modern cultural monuments and neighborhoods that will stun even the most articulate poet. This tour is designed for those who wish to take photos of the most iconic and picturesque sites of one of the oldest cities in Europe. On top of snapping some Instagram-worthy pictures, you'll see where the locals spend their daily routine and hear interesting stories about the local culture. Your local escort will meet you at the Fountain of the Syntagma Square. Here you have a first view of the busy center of the capital of Greece. The first stop will be the Greek Parliament where you will be able to see and photograph the Godly giants in kilts up close. The famous evzones are one of Athens' most popular tourist attractions and an instagrammable spot you can't miss. Your escort is available to snap cool shots for you. You...

    I had a wonderful experience on this tour. My tour guide, Pascal, not only showed us the beautiful spots around Athens but explained the history behind it. It gave my pictures more meaning and helped me take better photos. I was surprised by how much ground we covered, it helped later when I wanted to go back and take in the scenery a bit longer.

  • Athens: Highlights and Acropolis Guided Tour without Tickets

    5. Athens: Highlights and Acropolis Guided Tour without Tickets

    Discover the extraordinary sites and ancient ruins of Athens on a comprehensive city tour that takes to you face-to-face with antiquity at some of the city’s most breathtaking World Heritage Sites. Your 3-hour walking tour begins at the Syntagma metro station. The guide will show you the archeological sites around this historic square before continuing on to Parliament House and the Monument to the Unknown Soldier. You’ll even get to see the pageantry of the changing of the guards! Visit the National Garden of Athens, and see the neo-classical Zappeion Hall. In front of the Hall are the towering columns that once belonged to the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. This 6th-century B.C. temple was dedicated to the kings of the gods, but wasn't completed until nearly 600 years later. From here you’ll enter the hip and cool Plaka district. Walk past the the portrait of Melina Merkouri, on...

    Our guide was amazing!! She really took her time to explain history and culture to us. Very knowledgeable and a great story teller. Definitely book!

  • Athens, Acropolis & Museum Tour without Tickets

    6. 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!!!

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

    7. 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

  • Athens: Half-Day Ultimate Food Walking Tour

    8. Athens: Half-Day Ultimate Food Walking Tour

    Prepare yourself for a mouthwatering journey to discover the secrets of world-renowned Greek cuisine. This 4-hour experience will take you through picturesque neighbourhoods and local food shops offering secret culinary treasures. During the tour, your food-loving guide will share stories about Greek gastronomy and local culture. You’ll taste 15 different types of Greek culinary excellence, including a traditional filo pie from a family-run place that has existed since the 1920s, the dessert that was given to the winners of the ancient Olympic Games and Greece’s most famous street food! You’ll also discover the answer to the great debate: Turkish or Greek coffee? Unlike many Athens food tours, you won't just be sampling mouthfuls. This is a 4-hour Greek gastronomy tour where you will enjoy traditional Greek recipes such as stuffed tomatoes, moussaka, soutzoukakia, the dessert of choic...

    Few walking tours on earth offer this many stops, unique tastes, and insider stories as this one. Do NOT eat breakfast before this tour! You’ll be treated to everything from local treats and pies to handmade liquors and generous cheese and meat plates. Olives? Yes, please! Honey tasting? Yes! Local cookies and baked goods! Keep the incredible food coming! In our opinion, this is the finest foodie walking tour in Athens, in no small part due to Penelope’s smart guide services and her good standing with each place we visited. Highly recommended.

  • Enjoy Athens under the Stars - Outdoor Cinema

    9. Enjoy Athens under the Stars - Outdoor Cinema

    Join the locals in one of the most popular summer evening activities in Athens - outdoor cinema! Beautiful summer weather and dozens of outdoor cinemas throughout the city make this the perfect social occasion or romantic evening. Smoking and quiet conversation are permitted, for an idyllic summer ambiance. Enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience as part of a guided tour following a pleasant scenic drive through the illuminated boulevards of Athens, on which you will see the Omonia, Syntagma, Temple of Zeus, and Olympic Stadium. Then, depending on the film, you will be taken to one of two select open-air cinemas in Thissio area or Marina Floisvou. Enjoy a delicious traditional souvlaki and a beer or other beverage as you watch the show. Films are listed in the daily newspapers, and the cinemas normally offer reruns of first-run films from the winter season, giving you the opportunity to...

  • Private Guided Tour: Athens, Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

    10. Private Guided Tour: Athens, Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

    Meet with your expert licensed private guide in the heart of Athens, Syntagma square and start with a brief look at a lovely collection of archaeological findings dating from classical times and discovered during excavations in the area. Continue to the elegant House of Parliament to watch the Change of Guards done by the famous Evzones, in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Walk through the cool and shady National Garden, the former Queen Amalia’s Garden and admire the neoclassical architecture of Zappeion Hall. Learn about the first Olympic Games of modern times and about prominent figures of Athens recent history. Visit the Zeus Temple and Hadrian’s Arch from the Roman Era. Walk along the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou walkway until you reach the side entrance to the Acropolis.  Continue to the Acropolis by entering the site from the south slope, in order to visit the first t...

    Kimon was an amazing guide - the tour was immersive, educational, and unforgettable. Easily one of the highlights of all that we did in Greece.

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What people are saying about Syntagma Station

This tour was so much fun! We loved seeing Athens at night. Scooting around the city on ebikes was exhilarating. Very safe but definitely on the more adventurous side. Our guide, Youssef, was fantastic. He provided us with plenty of facts about the city and the sights while also keeping it light and fun. I highly recommend this tour.

Kimon was an amazing guide - the tour was immersive, educational, and unforgettable. Easily one of the highlights of all that we did in Greece.

Natalie did an excellent job of navigating the city and explaining the sites! Thank you!

Great fun Guide very knowledgable and amusing. Well worth doing

Fantastic and economic way of exploring all Athens