Athens extended half day tour by Minivan

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Tour Number

Activity Level

367483


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.child seat available.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

Experience most of Athens and the Acropolis new museum in only 6hrs!


This is an extended 4, 5-hour half day tour of Athens with an extension of 1, 5 hours for visiting the Acropolis new museum.

Sites Visited:

-Acropolis
-Acropolis New Museum
-Temple of Zeus (optional)
-Panathenian Stadium
-Change of the presidential guard
-Parliament
-Trilogy (Academy, university, library)
-View from Mt. Lycabetos

Itinerary

The Half Day tour in Athens starts with a welcoming seaside drive from the south-west to the south-east side of the city along the coast of Poseidon. We will see many yacht marinas, the 2004 Olympic stadium facilities and enjoy the coastal view of the city.

Then we head directly to the city center where the rest of the tour will take place. First, we visit "Acropolis" and experience the golden ages of Greece. Afterward we visit the Acropolis new museum.

The next part of the tour includes short stops at the "Temple of Olympian Zeus", the "National Garden", "Panathenaic Stadium", "Statue of the Marathon runner" and enjoy the whole city view from the highest hill(277m) of Athens "Lykabetos".

Finally on the way down we see the "change of the guards" in front of the greek Parliament, then the "Academy of Science", the "University of Athens" and the "National Library".

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: -Cruise Ship Terminal
-Athens Hotel
-Airport (extra charge of 50€)

I will be holding a sign with your name

End location: -Cruise Ship Terminal
-Athens Hotel
-Airport (extra charge of 50€)

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

I tour with my smoke-free Mercedes Vito 13' extra long. It offers leather comfortable seats for long trips, best Mercedes quality air condition, tinted windows for more privacy, extra luggage space, free WiFi and two LCD monitors for my presentations and your entertainment.

What’s Included

City tour guidance and transportation around the city
Free WiFi
A bottle of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Euro - Acropolis: 20
Acropolis new museum: 5

*Kids under 18 get free admission
*Reduced admission fee for students of Universities/ Academies, Europian citizen over 65 years old.

What’s Extra

Food or snacks.
Souvenirs and items of personal nature.
Ticket fees for Archaeological site and museums.

Restrictions

I am not a "licensed guide" and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments. My knowledgeable historical presentation will offer you a thorough understanding of every archaeological site you'll visit.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent guide. Worked within our schedule to maximize sites to see. Very knowledgeable and informative of area. Met us at pre assigned time and location. Would highly recommend when in Athens and surrounding area.
Carmine Costantini

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