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Athens Sightseeing - Private Full-day Tour of Ancient Athens

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  • +€100.00

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Your Athens sightseeing full-day tour is the best way to explore Athens at your own pace with a private driver/guide and see the fantastic ruins of the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, and more. See the Changing of the Guards at Syntagma Square, just outside the parliament building, and stroll through the vibrant Plaka and Monastiraki neighborhoods.

◾ Journey through the history of Athens with a private driver
◾ Explore the famous Acropolis and marvel at the classical masterpiece of the Parthenon
◾ Visit the New Acropolis Museum and get amazed by its well exhibited ancient sculptures and artifacts
◾ Take a walk around the old city district of Plaka and Monastiraki and sit down to enjoy an authentic Greek meal in a tavern overlooking the Acropolis
◾ Watch the famous changing of the Evzone guards outside the Parliament building
◾ Get breathtaking views of Athens from Lycabettus Hill

Good to know before you go

TOUR DURATION: 8 hours
STARTING TIME: 9.00 am
MEETING POINT: At your hotel
LANGUAGE/S: English
AVAILABILITY: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Athens sightseeing Tour is a private tour. Only your group will participate

Description - What to expect

Take a private, full-day sightseeing tour of Athens and get inspired by the magnificent Acropolis with the colonnaded majestic Parthenon temple, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Olympic Stadium or Kalimarmaro, and the dazzling Acropolis Museum.

During your sightseeing tour enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from Mount Lycabettus, 300 meters above sea level before being tantalized by the neoclassical buildings of the ‘architectural trilogy’ of the National Library, the Athens University, and the Academy of Athens.

Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the changing of the Royal Guards at Constitution Syntagma Square and get photographed in front of the impressive Greek parliament building. Then walk through the lively Monastiraki known for its iconic landmarks such as the ruins of Hadrian’s library, the Stoa of Attalos, and the ancient Agora next to the busy and fascinating flea market.

What is included

✔ Hotel pickup and drop-off
✔ English speaking knowledgeable guide /driver
✔ Transportation by private air-conditioned luxury vehicle
✔ Hand sanitizer, face masks, and refreshment wipes
✔ Handmade candies
✔ Bottled water
✖ Entrance fees
✖ Food & drinks

Bring with you

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for traveling in Greece especially the warmth months of the year

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
◾ Customers are required to bring and wear masks