Athens Half-Day Private City Tour

4.7 / 5

27 reviews

Athens Half-Day Private City Tour

From $179.13 per group up to 4

Travel through ancient history and visit Athens on a half-day private tour. The home of democracy, you will see the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Gate, Panathenaic Stadium, and many more symbolic sites.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Russian, English, French
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the great architectural wonders of the world at the Acropolis
  • See the new Acropolis Museum, with skip-the-line access
  • Go to the Temple of Zeus
  • Discover the site of the first modern Olympic Games
  • Explore the lively Plaka neighborhood
  • See the Changing of the Guards
  • Tour the best of Athens in a half-day
Full description
Discover the cradle of civilization, birthplace of democracy, and home of philosophy on a private half-day tour of Athens. You will experience some of the greatest monuments ever built, with visits to all the major attractions, from the site of the first modern Olympics, to the former Royal Palace. The 4.5-hour tour takes in the Panathenaic Stadium, the only marble stadium in the world. Built over the ruins of the ancient Roman stadium of Athens, it was where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Continue to the famous Arch of Emperor Hadrian, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, dedicated to the King of the Olympian Gods, and the largest temple of the ancient world. Go to the Acropolis, considered a work of architectural perfection. Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater ever built in the world. You will also see the Odeon of Herod the Atticus, and go to the Hill of Pnyx, visit the Propylaea, the Temple of Apteros Nike, the Erechthion, and the New Acropolis Museum. Take in some wonderful panoramic city views from Lycabettus Hill, and visit the Parliament buildings to see the changing of the Royal Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Continue to Omonia Square and the open-air flea market in the lively Plaka neighborhood. Finally, see the 19th-Century Anglican church of St. Paul, the former Royal Palace, the Numismatic Museum, Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Library, and the Benaki Museum, Byzantine and Christian Museum, and Museum of Cycladic Art.
Includes
  • Pick-up from Athens hotels, apartment, square or port of Piraeus (Athens)
  • Transfers in a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Mobile Phone
  • Cold water
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Licensed Guide
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Some attractions may charge extra for the right to take photographs
  • Pick-up and drop off at the airport is also available for an extra fee
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 27 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5
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It took the hassle out of trying to get to places, we were picked up from our hotel. our guide was very helpful. The only down side was we had to pay extra for the entrance onto the museum and the acropolis. Our guide couldn't actually come into the sites with us.

October 31, 2020

Alexandre is really a very nice person, the contact is easy Thanks to this experience we were able to go around Athens in half a day with all the explanations we needed. We ended our beautiful walk in Athens with a very good meal in a typical Greek restaurant recommended by Alexander. We highly recommend you try the experience, you will love

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February 16, 2020

Very well. Very friendly driver Alexandre. He brought us to eat at a Greek restaurant in Athens. We feasted for € 10 per person with aperitif and coffee. Tour of the city nickel with the visit of the Acropolis and the main monuments of Athens and all this in French. Many thanks to Alexandre.

September 13, 2019

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