The best short stop in Athens until your next flight departure!!!
Feel comfort, safety and avoid boredom with this 6-hour tour in which you'll be picked up from the int. airport (El. Venizelos) for a half day tour in the city centre of Athens. Explore the historical trademarks of my beautiful city like the Acropolis, Parthenon, Panathenaic stadium, Pnyx, change of the guards, University, Academy and the National library of Athens and return back to the airport to continue flying to your next destination thinking about a beautiful experience in Athens.
-Temple of Zeus (optional)
-Change of the presidential guard
-Trilogy (Academy, university, library)
-View from Mt. Lycabetos
Starting from the airport we head directly to the city centre where the rest of the tour will take place. First, we visit "Acropolis" and relive the golden ages of Greece
The next part of the tour includes small 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", the "National Library" and we go back to the airport.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I'll need your Flight no
I will be holding a sign with your name
End location: Int. airport of Athens
Duration: 6 hours
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.
Transportation from/ to the airport
City tour guidance and transportation around the city
A bottle of water per person
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 euro - Acropolis: 20 euros
*Kids under 18 get free admission
*Reduced admission fee for students of Universities/ Academies, Europian citizen over 65 years old.
Food or snacks.
Souvenirs and items of personal nature.
Ticket fees for Archaeological site and museums.
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.
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This was a fantastic way to spend our layover! Got to see all the sights! Dimitris was so knowledgeable, but be careful, his voice is so soothing you might doze off after a long flight! :)