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Athens 8-hours Private Tour

Enjoy a flexible and customizable tour of Athens to get a deeper insight into the city's culture, monuments, and history

Athens, Greece
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Duration

8 hours

Cancellation

Up to 4 days

Activity Time

08.00 AM

Languages

English

Overview

Athens 8-hours Private Tour

Explore the highlights of the city  in a private vehicle on this full-day tour.

Depart from your hotel and make your way to the Acropolis.

Where you can stroll through the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the Propylaea, the Erechtheum, and the Parthenon.

In addition, Take in views from Lycabettus Hill and explore the neighborhoods of Plaka and Monastiraki.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Athens hotel
  • Travel comfortably in a private vehicle with a driver
  • Explore the ruins of Acropolis
  • Admire the views from Lycabettus Hill

Included/Excluded

  • Included:
  • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Excluded:
  • Entrance Fees
  • Licensed Tour guide
  • Lunch & Personal expenses

Activity's Location

Athens, Greece

FAQs

What To Expect
Stop At: Acropolis
Sightseeing in Athens starts with the hill of Acropolis which will make your day. On the historical hill, you will have the opportunity to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the monumental gateway (Propylaea), the Erechtheum and of course the famous Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena.
Admission Ticket Not Included

Pass By: Propylaea
The Propylaea is the monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city. Built by the architect Mnesicles with Pentelic marble, their design was avant-garde. To the south-west of the Propylaea, on a rampart protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike, which is now being restored.
Less Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: Panathenaic Stadium
We will visit Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896.
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Mount Lycabettus
Then moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, where you’ll have the best panoramic view of the city, from the hill of Acropolis to the Aegean Sea.
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech.
Admission Ticket Not Included

Pass By: National Library of Greece
The National Library of Greece was built at the end of the nineteenth century, as the last of the Architectural of Athens, a group of three neoclassical buildings which also includes the Academy and the University. The building was designed by Theophil Hansen.
Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: Museum of the Ancient Agora
Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech.
Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos
Next driving alongside the National Garden, we will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens.
Admission Ticket Free


Pass By: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. The splendid Athens University was designed by the Danish architect Christian Hansen and completed in 1864.
Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: The Academy of Athens
The Acadamy Building constitutes one of three parts in an “architectural trilogy”. It was founded with the Constitutional Decree of March 18th, 1926, as an Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts.
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Plaka
You will be feeling hungry by now so next stop is going to be a traditional Greek tavern with authentic Greek dishes
Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: Monastiraki
Historically old neighborhoods of Athens.
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At: Acropolis Museum
enter the museum grounds, look through the plexiglass floor to see the ruins of an ancient Athenian neighborhood, which were artfully incorporated into the museum design after being uncovered during excavations.This dazzling modernist museum at the foot of the Acropolis’ southern slope showcases its surviving treasures still in Greek possession. While the collection covers the Archaic and Roman periods, the emphasis is on the Acropolis of the 5th century BCE, considered the apotheosis of Greece’s artistic achievement.
Admission Ticket Not Included
Additional Info
- Wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside the archaeological sites and museum. If you require a licensed tour guide to tour inside all the sites with you, kindly contact us, so as to reserve one for you with an additional cost.
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
- All Cancellations made 4 Days prior to the Tour departure time NO charges will be applicable
- If Cancellation made within 5 Days to your Tour departure time 100% charges will be applicable
- If eligible for Refund your Amount will be returned back to your Account within 7 working days
Price and Availability
- Check the availability calendar to see starting times and offers

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