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Official price: 54 Euro per adult || Our Special price: 46 Euro per adult (save 8 Euro)
Child (3 to 12 y.o.): 27 Euro — Infants (below 3 y.o.) travel free, without a seat
Explore with our professional expert guide some of Greece’s greatest treasures and the best of modern Athens, on this 5-hour Athens sightseeing morning tour. Visit the major sites of Athens, including the Greek Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium. Then, explore the Acropolis on foot to see the majestic Parthenon and other highlights, followed by the visit to the magnificent Museum of Acropolis.
The Athens half-day tour begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma (Constitution Square), passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Catholic Cathedral, and Schliemann’s House.
You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Fine Arts of Athens, and the National Library. Your licensed guide will explain more about Athens’ history, old and new, as you look at these stately buildings.
Continue for a photo stop at Panathinaiko (Panathenaic) Stadium, the cradle of the first Olympic Games of the modern era, which took place in 1896 (short stop). It is the only stadium built out of white marble.
Proceed, passing by Zappeion, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch.
Make your way to the archaeological site of ACROPOLIS, an UNESCO’s world heritage monument, and visit Propylae the monumental entrance to the Acropolis which blends Doric and Ionic building principles, the Temple of Athena Nike, which stands on a protruding mass of rock, protecting the gate to the citade, the Erechtheion with its porch of Maidens, and of course the PARTHENON, the monument that has been described as “harmony between material & spirit”.
Continue the expert guided Athens tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the MUSEUM of ACROPOLIS. Skip the lines of this new magnificent museum. The main attractions include votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from the archaic period, the Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments & the frieze, which will impress you!
* Entrance fees: Admission tickets should be paid to the guide at the start of the tour, offering skip-the-line access. The entrance fees to the Acropolis site range from 10 to 20 Euro per person, and the entrance fees to the Museum of Acropolis range from 5 to 10 Euro per person (depending on the season). A passport or ID card is required.
* For the Acropolis hill, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses & a hat are strongly recommended. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us so that we can help you decide if this tour is right for you.
Complimentary Pick-up & Drop-off from selected hotels in central Athens.
At 8:30 AM – returns at 1:30 PM.
The Cancellation Policy below is valid for reservations that are made after May 25th 2020.