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Athens: Shipping History 5-Hour Tour

Product ID: 101417
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Learn about the long Greek shipping heritage and hear the success stories of Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos, the world famous shipping tycoons. Visit their cultural foundations and marvel at ancient and modern Greek ships.
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Duration 6 hours
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Pickup included

Your hotel in Athens
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See the Onasis Cultural Centre and the brand new Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation
  • Marvel at Averof, the historic battleship
  • Stroll by the sea in Faliron
Full description
For many years Syngrou Avenue has led travelers and locals from Athens to Faliron. The avenue follows the same route as the ancient street Faliriki Odos and connects the city of Athens to its commercial port, Faliron.  At either side of the modern avenue are located two of Greece's most important cultural institutions: the Onassis Cultural Center and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

On this tour you will learn the long history of Greek shipping heritage and hear the success stories of Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos, the world famous shipping tycoons.

You will marvel the brand new and highly praised Niarchos Foundation premises, which will soon be home to the new opera house and national library.  At Faliron you will stroll by the sea and admire Averofthe early 20th century battleship that participated in both World Wars and a replica of an ancient Greek trireme.
  • Private Guide
  • Private Vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Visit to the Onasis cultural centre (outside)
  • Visit to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
  • Entrance fee at the Averof battleship
What’s Not Included
  • Coffee
  • Meals
  • Drinks

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Thus tour is suitable for all ages and does not require extensive walking.

From US$ 289.91 per person

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Product ID: 101417