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  1. Greece
  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Plaka

Athens: Red Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Piraeus and Beach Rivera

Product ID: 4211
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Discover Athens from an open-top hop-on hop-off double-decker sightseeing bus. Take the option to visit Piraeus too, and see the best of the Greek capital's famous sites while enjoying audio guide commentary as you ride.
About this activity
Duration 24 hours - 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore Athens with either a 24-hour or 3-day hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • Marvel at the Acropolis and the Parthenon
  • Get access to up to 3 bus routes
  • Visit the National Gardens and the city’s many museums
  • Enjoy a free extra day when you opt for the 24-hour ticket
  • See the amazing sailing boats at Piraeus (optional)
  • Enjoy a free transfer to the McArthurGlen Designer outlet
Full description
Experience the Greek capital on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour along three different routes. You’ll travel on an open-top, double-decker bus as you take in the many important sights and attractions of the city. The tour takes around 90 minutes and encompasses central Athens, commencing at Syntagma Square.

With the help of the onboard multilingual audio guide you can trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day. In addition to the city’s many monuments, you’ll come across a multitude of shopping opportunities along the route. You can visit world-renowned museums and marvel at the ancient temples - the Acropolis and Parthenon.

Athens Route Stops:
Stop 1 - Syntagma Square
Stop 2 - The Four Museums
Stop 3 - The National Gallery
Stop 4 - Ancient Olympic Stadium
Stop 5 - Melina Merkouri
Stop 6 - Acropolis Museum
Stop 7 - The Acropolis & Parthenon
Stop 8 - Temple of Zeus
Stop 9 - Parliament
Stop 10 - National Library
Stop 11 - National Archaeological Museum
Stop 12 - Omonoia Square
Stop 13 - Karaiskaki Square
Stop 14 - Monastiraki Square
Stop 15 -Kotzia Square

Piraeus Route Stops:
Stop 1 - Pantion University
Stop 2 - Niarchos Foundation
Stop 3 - Municipal Theatre
Stop 4 - Cruise Terminals A & B
Stop 5 - Lions Gate
Stop 6 - Cruise Terminals A & B
Stop 7 - Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
Stop 8 - Votsalakia Beach
Stop 9 - Mikrolimano Harbour
Stop 10 - Planetarium
Stop 11 - Athens Ledra & Intercontinental
  • 2 free walking tours
  • Athens route ticket - 24-hour bus pass
  • Athens & Piraeus routes ticket - 24-hour bus pass
  • Athens & Beach Riviera routes ticket - 24-hour bus pass (April - October)
  • Athens & Piraeus & Beach Riviera routes ticket - 24-hour or 3-day bus pass (April - October)
What’s Not Included
  • Attraction tickets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Athens & Piraeus routes operate all year round, excluding 17th November, 25th December, 1st January
• Athens route runs from 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM, every 15 minutes. Full loop duration - 90 minutes. Starting point - Syntagma Square
• Piraeus route runs from 9:30 AM - 7:15 PM, every 30 minutes. Full loop duration - 80 minutes. Starting point - Pantion University
• Beach Riviera route operates April - October only
• Walking tours operate April - October only
• Democracy and Origin of Athens walking tour runs daily, at 11:00 AM only. Starting point - The Acropolis and Parthenon bus stop (Athens Route)
• Secrets of Parthenon and the Athenians walking tour runs daily at 1:15 PM only. Starting point - The Acropolis and Parthenon bus stop (Athens Route)
• Mobile and paper vouchers accepted
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 356 reviews
Review summary
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City Sightseeing Europe

Product ID: 4211