Athens full day private tour by mini van

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Tour Number

Activity Level

123443


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

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

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

Leave nothing desired of Athens in just 8-hours!!!


The full day tour of Athens is the best way to explore all the highlights of Athens in only 8 hours. You will see the best view point of the Lykabetos hill, all the monuments of the Athenian antiquity like the Parthenon on Acropolis, the temple of Zeus along with emperor Hadrian's arch, the Panathenian Stadium of the first modern Olympics, the guards in front of the Parliament in Syntagma square and the Trilogy of the old National library, academy and university of Athens. Also, you will blend with greek people and experience the ancient and modern way of living, the culture, the foods and traditions in the oldest marketplace in history, the Agora.

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
-Ancient Agora
-Cemetery of Keramikos

Itinerary

The Full 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 an aerial view of the city.

Then we head directly to the city center where the rest of the tour will take place. First, we visit "The Pnyx" the place where democracy was born with the fascinating view of Acropolis and the ancient Agora. Next, we visit the "Acropolis" and relive the golden ages of Greece

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

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".

Finally, we visit the "Ancient Agora" and "Cemetery of Keramikos"

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise Ship Terminal/ Athens Hotel

I will be holding a sign with your name

End location: Cruise Ship Terminal/Athens Hotel

At the end of the tour I can inform you of what you can do depending on what you'd like to do

Duration: 8 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

30 euro - Acropolis, temple of Zeus, ancient Agora, Kerameikos Cementary admission : 30 euros

*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

Dimitris was an excellent guide - he spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable on all of the sites that we visited. Athens traffic was terrible on the day we visited, but his local knowledge of the street system was invaluable in allowing us to see most of the sights that we wanted to see.
Ed Fell

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