Full day Private Highlight Tour of Athens

Highlights

Diana S.

Athens
English, French, Greek, Italian
7.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

Departing from your hotel we may use the metro or walk in order to discover Athens.

We will visit the tomb of the unknown soldier in Syntagma square, walk through the national garden, see the presidential palace, then see the first Olympic stadium, then visit the temple of Zeus, then visit the new Acropolis museum, have lunch in Plaka, visit the Acropolis and walk through Plaka.

End where we started, unless you continue shopping.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Hotel or cruise ship

08:30

Hotel Pick up

09:00

Syntagma Square

The square is named after the first King of Greece. Syntagma Square is the most important square of modern Athens from both a historical and social point of view, at the heart of commercial activity and Greek politics.

09:30

Presidential Palace

It is the official residence of the President of the Hellenic Republic.

10:00

Olympic Stadium

It is named after the first modern Olympic marathon gold medalist in 1896, Spyros Louis. The stadium hosts two of the biggest sport clubs in Greece, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens. The stadium served as the main stadium during the 2004 Summer Olympics.

10:30

Temple of Zeus

The Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens, also known as the Olympieion, was built over several centuries starting in 174 BCE and only finally completed by Roman emperor Hadrian in 131 CE.

11:30

New Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological site-specific museum, housing more than 3.000 famous artefacts from the Athenian Acropolis.

13:00

Have Lunch in Plaka

Enjoy Greek cuisine

14:00

Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.

16:00

Walk through Plaka

It is the old historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. Plaka is built on top of the residential areas of the ancient town of Athens. It is known as the "Neighborhood of the Gods" .

16:30

End of the Tour

Ending Point

Wherever you wish

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guiding fee only

What‘s not included

*Transportation fees (1.45 euros per person each way)

*Entrance fees (entrance to the Acropolis is about 20 euros, 3 to 5 euros to Acropolis museum)

*Meals or snacks or drinks

*Tips

Important Information

Upon my availability as i am available every day

Upon availability

*You’ d better buy the tickets on line in advance to avoid lines!

*Amex is not so much in used here.

*If it rains a lot, the Acropolis may close for security!

*You need a hat and sun tan lotion and proper shoes!

*We will walk or use the subway or rent a van depending what you want! Depending how hot it may be that day, we may change the order of visits!

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the subway ticket?

1.45 euros per person each way!

$600/ per group

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