• Duration: 8 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

Be inspired by the Acropolis with the colonnaded majestic Parthenon temple, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of Olympiad Zeus, the Panathenaic Olympic Stadium or Kalimarmaro, the dazzling Acropolis Museum and the captivating National Archaeological Museum.

Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from Mount Lycabettus, 300 metres above sea level before being tantalised by the neoclassical buildings of the ‘architectual trilogy’ consisting of the National library, Athens University and the Academy of Athens.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the changing of the Royal Guards at Constitution Syntagma Square is also intriguing!

Lively Monastiraki known for iconic landmarks such as the ruins of Hadrian’s library, the Stoa of Attalos and the ancient Agora together with its flea market is of significant interest!

Explore the narrow cobblestone streets lined with tiny shops, sidewalk cafes and authentic tavernas at Plaka.

Itinerary

Classical Athens

  • Drive by Hadrian's Arch, a monumental gateway resembling a Roman triumphal arch. 
  • Drive by the Temple of Olympiad Zeus, a colossal temple at the center of Athens.
  • Visit the Olympic Stadium Kallimarmaro, the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. 
  • Visit Mount Lycabettus where you will enjoy magnificent panoramic views of Athens. 
  • Visit the breathtaking Athens National Archaeological Museum housing some of the most important artifacts from around Greece.
  • Drive by the neoclassical buildings of the 'architectual trilogy' consisting of the National library, Athens University and the Academy of Athens.
  • Drive by the famous Stadiou street with the remarkable statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis, "General" of the War Of Independence, 1821.
  • Visit the Constitution Square, the Greek Parliament and the changing of the Royal Guards. 
  • Enjoy an authentic Greek lunch in Monastiraki square or Plaka.
  • Shopping for your friends and family in Monastiraki flea market or Plaka.
  • Visit the remarkable Ancient Agora, the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, administrative, commercial, social, religious, cultural and seat of justice.
  • Visit the Acropolis (Sacred rock) and glorious Parthenon enjoying breathtaking sunset views.

Please note: You have the option to visit the remarkable Acropolis museum or the National Archaeological Museum.

Pick up locations

What's included

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Native English speaking drivers
  • Refreshment wipes
  • Bottled water

What do I need to bring

  • casual clothing
  • non slip shoes
  • sunscreen

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • CITY TOURS
  • EDUCATIONAL TOUR
  • MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS
  • PRIVATE CAR TOUR
  • SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTION
  • TRANSFERS AND GROUND TRANSPORT
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • ARTS AND CULTURE
  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • LAYOVER TOURS
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PRIVATE ROUNDRIP
  • SKIP THE LINE
  • SHORE EXCURSIONS
  • WALKING TOUR

Guided Language

  • English
  • Ελληνικά

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