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Timeless Athens Full Day Private Tour - Athens in a Day

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Location Athens, Greece, Europe
$466.65
-15%
$549.00
Participants For 2 people
Overview
In this tour, you will have a great taste of Athens! During your private tour you will visit the sacred Rock of the Acropolis with the Parthenon, admire the remains of Zeus’s Temple, visit the modern Olympic, Panathenaic or “Kalimarmaro” stadium, and then pass through the National Gardens into the heart of the city. You will also see the Syntagma Square and witness the hourly change of the guards, in front of the Greek Parliament. During the tour you will also see the famous trilogy of neoclassical architecture, the National Library, the Academy of Arts and Sciences and the first University of Athens. Afterwards, we will head uptown to Kolonaki, where elite fashion and couture shops, meet with beautiful sidewalk cafes. Later we will go downtown to the vibrant fish and meat market, before we head to Monastiraki Square. Finally, if time and traffic permits, you will witness a breathtaking view of everything you’ve seen so far, from the highest point of the city, the Lycabettus Hill!
1-3 People, Mercedes Sedan
8 Hours Private Tour of Athens Highlights
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 8 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

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  • Professional English speaking Knowledgeable and Experienced Tour Driver.
  • Flexibility according to travelers Needs and Interests.
  • Athens Hotel, Apartment or Port (Cruise Ship) Pickup and Return.
  • Rates include: Service for a Private Driver-guide, All parking fees and baggage charges.
  • Luxury transportation with New Mercedes Vehicles (the latest models).
  • Food and Drinks
  • Entrance Fees
  • Licensed Guide for guiding inside the monuments. It is an extra service upon request.
  • Parthenon
    The Athens Sightseeing usually starts at the Acropolis hill, with well known architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens that includes Erechtheion (female statues of the Caryatides or Maidens dedicated to goddess Athena and god Poseidon), the temple of Athena Nike and Propylaea. You will also have a great chance to foresee the monument (that puts an order in mind), which is the Parthenon. From the top of the Acropolis hill you can see, the Odeon of Herodus Atticus, the Theatre of Dionysus and the Areopagus (Mars Hill). Get ready for a memorable day! We are expecting you!
  • Acropolis Museum
    One of the most beautiful museums in the world dedicated completely to the Acropolis hill of Athens.
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
    The biggest temple ever built in the city of Athens.
  • Panathenaic Stadium
    The first stadium of the first modern Olympics and the place where Pheidippides announced the Victory in the Battle of Marathon agains the Persians.
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    In front of the central square of Athens, located in the front side of the Parliament building, the Evzones (soldiers) wearing the traditional war uniform of 1821 are guarding the famous Tomb of the Unknown soldier.
  • The Academy of Athens
    Three amazing Neoclassical style buildings. -The Academy of Arts and Sciences -The University, and -The National library Are the best example of the Neoclassical architecture, the famous "Athenian Trilogy"
  • Ancient Agora of Athens
    The location where the ancient Greek philosophers greek used to speak to the people, the market place of ancient Athens with the best preserved temple of Hephaestus.
  • Plaka
    You are going to take a flavor of the most popular market area of Athens. This is what we call the "Old Athens", including greek tavernas, cafeterias and lots of souvenirs shops. Everything surrounded by beautiful buildings of Neoclassical Architecture.
  • Lykavittos (Mount Lycabettus)
    The tallest hill in the city of Athens, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of the city, including the Acropolis hill.
  • Syntagma is the central square of Athens. Located in the heart of the city. In front of the square, you will observe the Parliament building with the famous Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (pass by)
  • Omonia is one of the three main squares of the city of Athens, surrounded by beautiful Neo-Classical Architectural style buildings. (pass by)
  • Monasteraki is the last of the three main squares of Athens. This is what we call, the historic triangle. This is the centre of the Flea Market Area, full of souvenir shops, food places and archaeological sites. (pass by)
  • This is the Central, Open Food Market of Athens. Athenians will go there to find the best quality of Meat, Fresh Fish, and anything that has to do with food, at the best prices. (pass by)
  • Erechteion is a temple located on the Acropolis hill next to the Parthenon. Six amazing female statues named Karyatides make this building one of a kind. (pass by)
  • The Temple of Athena Nike, or "Wingless" Nike stands in front of the Propylaia, with pride. (pass by)
  • This is the main entrance to the Acropolis hill (pass by)
  • Temple of Hephaestus
    The Temple of Hephaestus located inside the archaeological site of Ancient Agora is the Best Preserved Temple in Athens today
  • Museum of the Ancient Agora
    The Museum of the Ancient Agora is located inside the Archaeological site of the Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Today we have a Brand New National Library building. This building is a part of the Athenian "Trilogy of Culture", located on Panepistimiou street. (pass by)
  • Petralona is an Athenian neighbourhood outside the touristic area of Athens. This is the place that holds an amazing local taverna, that we can take you for lunch (optional, lunch is not included in the price of the tour). (pass by)
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Drivers are very experienced, friendly and knowledgeable about the Greek history, mythology and our culture. Love to share their knowledge and they will provide you with a lot of useful information but they cannot come with you inside the archaeological sites. In Greece drivers are not permitted to offer guide services within such premises, only licensed guides can and it is an extra service.
  • Should you require the services of a professional guide, who is licensed to guide you within archaeological sites and/or Museums, this is an additional service. The additional cost for a licensed tour-guide, accredited with the ministry of culture, it is Extra 220 euros for 8 hours
  • This is a Private Tour. Only for You and for Your Group.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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    Timeless Athens Full Day Private Tour - Athens in a Day

    Part of Once in a Lifetime gift box
    Includes this and other experiences
    Location Athens, Greece, Europe
    $466.65
    -15%
    $549.00
    Participants For 2 people

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