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Athens: Hidden Athens Private 3-Hour Walking Tour

1. Athens: Hidden Athens Private 3-Hour Walking Tour

Get off the usual tourist trail on a 3-hour walking tour that goes beyond the historic sights of Athens. Meet your guide at Syntagma Square, and wander down streets that reveal a rich history with every step. Walk the more hidden routes towards the Parliament building, and learn its history as you look at the guard in front of the Monument to the Unknown Soldier. See the ancient ruins of the National Garden, and continue to the Zappeion Exhibition Hall and Zappeion Garden. Go to the Panathenaic Stadium (also known as the Kallimarmaron) to see the home of the first modern Olympic Games, held in 1896. Continue past the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arc, and the Theater of Dionysos, Herodus Atticus Odeon, and Areios Pagos on the southern slopes of the Acropolis. Follow ancient streets through the Plaka area to Anafiotika, a hidden island inside the city of Athens. Stop for refreshments, and sample a traditional Greek sweet, before going to the Roman Agora, Hadrian’s Library, and Monastiraki Square, a popular meeting point with a long history.

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Best of Athens Small-Group Segway Tour

2. Best of Athens Small-Group Segway Tour

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.

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Athens: City Highlights Tour on a Dutch Bicycle

3. Athens: City Highlights Tour on a Dutch Bicycle

The best way to discover Athens is on a trendy and comfortable Cortina bike. On your 3-hour bike ride, cycle a beautiful route past the best places in the city. Cycle through the atmospheric neighborhoods of Psiri, Plaka, and Monastiraki. Visit the central market and make photo stops at the main highlights of Athens. Cycle past the Acropolis, the National Gardens, and the old Olympic stadium. With this bike tour, get to know the lesser known neighborhoods, often missed by tourists. Along the way, hear fascinating stories about Greek culture and everyday life. In three hours, be sure to get a good picture of what Athens has to offer and what you can do during the rest of your stay in Athens.

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Athens: Best Sights of the City 3-Hour Tour

4. 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 at one of the most striking architectural and cultural buildings of Athens, the Acropolis museum.

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Athens: Biblical Ancient Corinth and Isthmus Canal Tour

5. Athens: Biblical Ancient Corinth and Isthmus Canal Tour

Be amazed by the modern engineering masterpiece of the Corinth Canal before discovering and exploring the ancient passage from the Corinthian to Saronic Gulf and the sub-ducting bridge. There you can enjoy a coffee or snack at a wonderful cafe while you admire the views and wait for boats to pass through the canal. Explore the large citadel of Acrocorinth. Through its imposing entrance gates, you will enter the castle and you will discover its hidden gems. You will also experience spectacular panoramic views which will be bound to amaze you. It will then be time for a break, as you enjoy a delicious authentic Greek lunch at Gemelos’ Taverna on a fabulous balcony overlooking the Temple of Apollo. Following lunch, explore the incredible archaeological site of ancient Corinth, including its fabulous museum, courtyard, Temple of Apollo, Fountain of Glauke, Sacred Spring, Peirene, Asklepieion, Odeion, Bema, Agora, and much more. Following some allocated time for shopping you will be driven to the port of Kechries, tracing the footsteps of St. Paul to the east.

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Athens: Introduction Walking Tour with a Local Guide

6. 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.

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From Athens: Hiking Trip in Parnitha National Park & Lunch

7. From Athens: Hiking Trip in Parnitha National Park & Lunch

Spend a day in the countryside exploring the National Park of Mount Parnitha. After pick-up from your hotel, head out to the National Park to start this 6km hiking trip with a total elevation of 100m. It is an easy route, making it ideal for families. The hike begins from Bafi Refuge and most of it, is in the dense fir forest and will take around three hours total. You will pass by the springs of Koromilia and Mesiano Nero until you reach the plateau of Mola. There you have the chance to rest for a bit and maybe encounter some red deer passing by. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a Mediteranean meal in the forest. Then your guide will take you back to Bafi Refuge, through the same path but with a different view point. Mount Parnitha is the closest mountain to Athens, and the only National Park in Europe so close to a capital (40km). Explore the National Park and enjoy time out surrounded by the beauty of nature.  

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Athens: Modern Politics Private Tour

8. Athens: Modern Politics Private Tour

Enjoy a walk through the city center, perfectly designed to fit the modern Greek political and financial scene. Learn about the road to the financial crisis and the constant political changes in the country. A specialized local partner guide will walk you through the most important landmarks of the demonstrations which have taken place in Athens over the past years and the indelible marks they have left on the city and the everyday life of the Athenians. The Greek Parliament, the torched Marfin bank, Kolonaki area, Exarhia area and the National Polytechnic school are just some of the places this walking tour will take you through. Take a tour that’ll help you understand the implications of austerity measures on Greek society.

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Parnitha Mountain: 4x4 Safari in Land Rover with Lunch

9. Parnitha Mountain: 4x4 Safari in Land Rover with Lunch

Visit Parnitha national park, full of pine and fir forests, a true oasis for many species of wildlife, such as red deer, foxes and many kinds of birds, as well as the main getaway for the hot summer days and a vast snow-covered playground during the winter. Begin, after pick you up from your hotel. Follow the national road, which leads to Mount Parnitha, taking less than an hour. Stop at an altitude of 600m, at Lake Beletsi, an artificial lake that seems to belong in a fairytale. Continue your route to Mount Parnitha, following a unique off-road route through the forest full of pine trees, goats, chapels, monasteries and natural springs, approaching Avlonas Village. Cross the village and head onwards, the mountain adventure starts again through an off-road route to Voutima wildlife refuge. The uniqueness of the terrain, the dense vegetation, rare species of endemic plants, the different kinds of mammals and species of birds are spread in smaller or larger areas of the mountain. Reach the west slope of Mount Parnitha, for a panoramic, breathtaking view of the Saronic gulf, with the islands of Salamina and Aigina appearing before your eyes. Arrive at Hasia village and visit a traditional Greek tavern, where you will be welcomed by the owner. Be introduced to the Greek Mediterranean cuisine and heartfelt Hellenic hospitality with plenty of local food and wine. Follow the road back to Athens through picturesque villages, before reaching the city of Athens. The escort drivers of the premium off road vehicles will create a memorable day out with the best panoramic views of Parnitha mountain and amazing photo opportunities to capture each and every moment.

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What people are saying about Attica

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 8 reviews

Tas is the absolute best. He majored in Syrian, Egyptian, and Greek History so he is definitely the go to guy for tours and he explained so much about ancient Corinth to us. Also takes you to a great local tavern in Corinth which had great food and a view you'll never get anywhere else. He also takes pics for you and then sends them to you after the tour. Tas is also just a great guy in general. We woke up late for our tour and he shifted it for us to accommodate our late start, he let us take our time on the spots, and when I lost my phone, he single-handedly went back to the place I dropped it to get it for me so that I could enjoy walking through ancient Corinth. Can't recommend this tour enough! Definitely book with them

Basically, Athens is not a city for cyclists, but you can explore the city's highlights in just a few hours. Our Dutch guide Andrea showed us a lot and explained it in German. Also about backgrounds and the current pandemic-related problem. We even drove to some sights, such as the first university, because we got through the city quickly. She showed us corners that we would certainly not have seen without you. All in all a nice and informative tour.

Fantastic trip! We were given a quick lesson and off on our way. It was just our family and the guide and it was an amazing morning. Thank you for the trip, information on the sites we were able to visit and for letting us Segway around Athens!

Wheels in great shape, guide knows a lot about history, news, shows everyday life with market etc., but also old town, sights etc. Simply a great way to discover Athens! Any time!!

Highly recommended, easy to do even for the untrained. Short walks in narrow streets as an insider tip and good conversations. Thanks again