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Athens City and Cape Sounio Full Day Private Tour

1. Athens City and Cape Sounio Full Day Private Tour

Your first stop is at the Acropolis of Athens. The city’s rich history is documented on every step of the Acropolis of Athens, on every piece of marble gracing the Parthenon. You will have some time to explore the Acropolis Museum. Then, head to the Hellenic Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Take a quick stop for a photo before continuing on to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, a former colossal temple at the center of Athens. You will also stop at the Panathenaic Stadium and then Mount Lycabettus, to take a look at the city from above. You will then set off for the Archaeological Site of Sounion. Visit the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio - an example of classical architecture of the 5th Century B.C. Upon your return to the city of Athens, you will stop at an idyllic place: Vouliagmeni Lake, in the heart of the Athenian Riviera.

Athens: Best Sights of the City

2. Athens: Best Sights of the City

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.

From Cruise Port: Athens City, Acropolis & Acropolis Museum

3. 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 into the Acropolis, encountering many monuments as you go through and enjoying panoramic views of the city, perfect for photos.  Afterwards you'll have the chance to get a snack or a drink before the guided tour starts at the museum. Designed by renowned Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi and notable Greek architect Michalis Photiadis, the Acropolis Museum captivates guests on approach. Its seamless modern lines elegantly incorporate artifacts exclusively from the Acropolis, and excavations are also visible under glass floors and walkways. The marbled surviving treasures are impressively displayed with the use of natural light, situated on a modernist open layout.

Athens: Ancient Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

4. Athens: Ancient Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Play a fun treasure hunt game on your phone while visiting some of the major attractions in Athens on this self-guided walking tour. Explore the city at your own pace while using brains and teamwork to get to the end of the game. To get started, simply download the app and start the game at a time that's convenient to you (download instructions received via email after booking). Head over to the first location to begin the game and work your way through the streets of Athens. As you explore, answer riddles at each place to unlock the next location. Use the app to help you navigate between attractions. Anywhere along the tour route, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time to fully take in the sights. By the end of your adventure, you'll have learned about the ancient city of Athens and some of the most memorable attractions of the city. Start your tour from the monument of the Unknown Soldier, a monument with huge symbolism for Hellenism! Visit Kapnikarea church with its strange name and many stories about its name, and explore Monastiraki Square, the center of Athens with its wonderful church and unique view. Photograph the Library of Pantainos with its unique aesthetics and admire the Arion ice with the unique ancient history it carries. Then the world-famous Herodus Atticus Odeon awaits you. Even the statue of the hero General Makrygiannis in a beautiful landscape will continue your beautiful journey in the heart of ancient Athens. Admire the Lysikrates monument. The church of Ragavas will enchant you, while the Tower of Andronikos will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Athens: City Highlights Tour for First-Time Visitors

5. Athens: City Highlights Tour for First-Time Visitors

Embark on a sightseeing adventure through Athens on this action-packed three hour tour that has been designed for first-time visitors. Stroll around the Greek capital with a knowledgeable, local guide, and visit some of the city’s most important and iconic monuments. In addition to Athens’ landmarks, the tour takes you to off-the-beaten-path locations including picturesque courtyards and charming alleyways. As you explore, listen to your guide share fascinating insight into Athens’ history, traditions, and local culture. By the end of the tour, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and recommendations to enhance your vacation in this ancient wonderland. Highlights of the tour include the Hellenic Parliament, National Garden, Herodou Attikou Street, Presidential Mansion, Kallimarmaro Stadium, Zappeion Conference and Exhibition Center, Arch of Hadrian, Roman Agora, Pnyx, and more.

Athens: Private Panoramic Night Tour with Personal Driver

6. Athens: Private Panoramic Night Tour with Personal Driver

See Athens transformed in the evening on this private panoramic drive through the city. Marvel at iconic monuments golden against the skyline and experience Athenian nightlife before stopping at a Greek traditional tavern for dinner as pre-discussed by yourself and your driver. Get picked up in a luxury vehicle by your private driver, then start your evening with a visit to the Acropolis of Athens. Choose to visit highlights like the Temple of Zeus, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the former royal palace which is now the Greek House of Parliament. Continue the panoramic tour around the Athens Trilogy, three neoclassical buildings including the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Spot the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro), where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896, then see Mount Lycabettus (Saint George), Athens’ highest hill, offering an unbeatable panoramic view of all the city. Finish off your night by having dinner (at your own expense), either in a traditional Greek Taverna at Plaka with a view of the acropolis or at Mikrolimano, a small port of Piraeus, right next to the sea.

Athens: Guided City Tour on an Electric Trikke Scooter

7. Athens: Guided City Tour on an Electric Trikke Scooter

Marvel at the top sights in central Athens as you glide around on an electric Trikke scooter. See some of the main attractions in the city as you explore in a unique and fun way. Meet your local guide, learn how to ride, and get ready to discover the city. Start your tour by taking in views of the Acropolis and Parthenon. Admire the Temple of Olympian Zeus, built to honor the king of the gods, and stop to take a picture beneath Hadrian's Arch. Cruise along the flat and even surface at the Zappeion Exhibition Hall and then race with your family or friends at the Panathenaic Stadium. Cool off and relax at the beautiful national garden, an oasis in the heart of the city, and finish your tour by exploring the Hellenic Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Athens Full Day Private Tour

8. Athens Full Day Private Tour

Following pickup from your hotel, the airport, or the port by private vehicle, travel to the famous heart of Athens, the Acropolis. While there, observe the city’s rich history documented in every piece of marble gracing the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Propylaea. From the rocky heights, view the new Acropolis Museum, an architectural jewel that hosts a rich variety of treasures. From there, head toward the city center to Syntagma Square, the Greek Parliament, and the impressive Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the heart of the modern Greek Republic. Following that, enter the most cosmopolitan quarter with its elegant shops and countless dining options. You'll then take the road to the Panathenaic Stadium, which hosted the first modern Olympic Games on their revival in 1896. Nearby, enjoy the cool shade of the National Gardens and view Zappeion Megaro Hall, one of the city's most important and impressive neoclassical buildings. Your route will pass by the picturesque Plaka area for you to enjoy the famous view from the Lycabettus Hill. There, savor the sight of Athens laid out before you, illuminated and noble. Your next stop is at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cutural Center before your tour concludes in the suburb of Glyfada. Finally, you'll be returned to your hotel or the port.

Athens: Traveling in Time Small-Group Guided E-Bike Tour

9. Athens: Traveling in Time Small-Group Guided E-Bike Tour

Our e-bike tour will take you cycling up historic hills of Athens and enjoy panoramic views of the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea – yes, we will take lots of pictures! We’ll stroll by the Acropolis, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Temple of Hephaestus, the Roman Agora, Tower of the Winds, Emperor Hadrian’s Library, and the Panathenaic stadium where the first modern Olympic games took place. But we won’t stop in the past, our stroll will take us – through vibrant yet mostly traffic free streets – to landmarks of today’s Athens, such as the Parliament, the Presidential Mansion, the National Garden, and Academy of Athens, plus many more. There are two available departures : Morning 09:00 am: Meeting at Trekking Hellas Athens base 09:00 pm – 10:30 pm: e-bike tour 10:30 am – 11:00 am: Break for Refreshments & Snack 11:00 am – 12:00 pm: e-bike tour Afternoon 17:00 pm: Meeting at Trekking Hellas Athens base 17:00 pm – 18:30 pm: e-bike tour 18:30 pm – 19:00 pm: Break for Refreshments & Snack 19:00 pm – 20:00 pm: e-bike tour Technical Info : 9 km / 5.6 miles (mostly traffic-free route)

Athens Citybreak Experience in 4-Star Hotel & 2 Guided Tours

10. Athens Citybreak Experience in 4-Star Hotel & 2 Guided Tours

Enjoy ancient sites, great food, and inclusive tours on this city break in the Greek capital. Day 1: Check-in to your hotel in the heart of downtown Athens. You're staying within a stone's throw of Parliament Square, where you can pop out and take in the splendor of the hourly Changing of the Guards ceremony. Alternatively, go for a stroll in the calm oasis of the National Garden. Enjoy a hotel location just a 5 minute walk from the Old Town. Also known as Plaka, this district is perfect to immerse yourself in the Athens street atmosphere. Enjoy a traditional meal in one of its many Tavernas before retiring to your hotel. Day 2: Start your day with an inclusive breakfast, before heading out for a 3-hour walking tour of essential city sights. Led by a a professional, local guide, you'll visit the Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Next, enjoy a visit to the Acropolis. Learn more about Athens' most famous landmark with a tour of the iconic site. After a break for lunch, its time to relax and hop on board for a bus trip up the Riviera coastline. Visit the ancient Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion. Admire the views from its perch high above the Aegean Sea. Sit back in comfort and enjoy your ride back to the city. You'll arrive by 7:00 PM, plenty of time to grab some dinner and relax at your hotel, or head out and explore the city's vibrant nightlife. Day 3: Begin day 3 with breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a final day exploring the city at your leisure.

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We had a wonderful time on this tour. Our tour guide was Christina, she spoke excellent English, shared lots about the history and sights of Athens which was very enjoyable and appreciated. Afterwards she shared fantastic recommendations for food and drinks around the city, all 10/10. Would definitely recommend this tour upon your arrival to Athens as it is a great introduction and request Christina for any English speakers.

Cannot recommend this tour enough. Christina was an amazing guide and a true expert on Athens. She went out of her way to personalize our experience and provided some other great recommendations for after the tour. The trip would not have been as successful without her knowledge and advice.

Thanks Christina! Great experience, glad we did this as gave us a snapshot view of Athens and helped us decide what we wanted to pay for and do for the rest of the trip. Also showed us areas we would never have known were there too. Would definitely recommend.

Perfect, our very friendly guide really knew how to adapt to the situation, and made us discover magnificent places in Athens

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