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.
-Acropolis (Parthenon, Erectheion, Temple of Nike, Propylaea, Mar's Hill)
-Acropolis New Museum
-Temple of Zeus
-Change of the National Guard
-Trilogy (Academy, university, library)
-View from Mt. Lycabettus
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 Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 6 hours
-Extra big luggage space
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
No cash is needed for this tour
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a "licensed tour guide" and will not be able to guide or escort you inside of the historical monuments.
My knowledgeable historical presentation will offer you a thorough understanding of every historical monument before your visit.
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Dimitris was an excellent driver and spoke English very well. He was very accommodating and got us to all the places we wanted to see in a safe and timely manner. He was very personable.