All landmarks of Athens in a full day Shore excursion
The tour will start with the Acropolis visit. Just before we enter the site we'll see Mars Hill, from where we'll have an amazing view of the Ancient Agora and the best preserved ancient Greek temple of Hephaestus. On Acropolis we will see the masterpieces of the 5th century BC and the whole city and it's monuments from above. We'll then visit the New Acropolis Museum, to see the statues and the sculptures that once decorated the Acropolis monuments. Our lunch break will be in Plaka, the old historical neighborhood with the neoclassical houses and the small streets with the local shops. The tour will continue with a city drive to see Syntagma square and the House of Parliament with the National Guards and all Neoclassical buildings of Athens. We'll visit the Temple of Zeus, once the biggest temple in the city and the Old Olympic Stadium.
Temple of Zeus
Old Olympic stadium
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cruise terminal
End location: End location: Cruise terminal or anywhere in the city. Suggestions if you want to explore Athens on your own after our tour.
Duration: 8 hours
Mini van transfer from the cruise terminal and back. Walking and driving the rest of the day.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 euros - Drinks or snacks during the tour.
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Ioanna was just amazing, she was very educated in all we saw but also so friendly and just a joy to spend the day with. I would use her again and tell anyone taking a tour of Athens to request her.