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Athens 8-hours Private Tour

Athens Full Day Private Tour

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Duration

8 hours

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Cancellation

Up to 2 days

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Activity Time

08.00 am

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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

  • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Skip the line to purchase site tickets.
  • Bottle of water
  • Entrance Fees [40€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens]
  • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
  • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability [Additional cost - 250 €]
  • Lunch

Activity's Location

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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.
Less Duration: 90 Minutes
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: Parthenon
Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena.
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Erechtheion
Temple of Poseidon & Athina
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Temple of Athena Nike
Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike.
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus
After the Acropolis, we will head towards the Temple Of Zeus by way of Hadrians Arch.
Duration: 30 Minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
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.
Duration: 15 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech.
Duration: 50 Minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By: Temple of Hephaestus
In the ancient Greek Agora, you will visit the Temple of Hephaestus (the best-preserved temple in Greece standing largely as built) and a small museum house under the Portico of Attalos.
Admission Ticket Free

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

Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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.
Duration:15 Minutes
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
Duration: 60 Minutes
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.
Duration: 60 Minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Price and Availability
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Additional Info
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
The drivers are not a licensed to accompany you on your walk to the top of the Acropolis or inside any other site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Stroller accessible
Service animals allowed
Infant seats available
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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