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Discover the Western world's greatest treasures on a private tour of Athens, Greece. Experience Athens through the eyes of a local private guide! Browse our tour 'suggestions' - each can be customized just for you.

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Athens, the oldest city in Europe, is also one of its most fascinating. It is a city where travelers wander in a state of perpetual awe around the grand ruins of the classical world, while Greeks dine out until late and enjoy the city's nightlife. Take an Athens tour and see all the city's best sights and vibrant street life with a local guide who wants you to experience Athens as the Athenians do.

Feel your heart soar when you first glimpse the Acropolis rising high above the city skyline. Your guide will take you on an unforgettable walking journey along the pedestrian promenade that links Athens' many ancient wonders, from the striking Parthenon to the Agora where Socrates once mused. A visit to the world-class National Archaeological Museum is a must - it houses countless treasures from ancient Greece, among them Agamemnon's Mask.

Your guide will make sure you take time to relax over coffee at a sidewalk café, where you can watch the whirl of Athenian life go by.
Tour Guide Legal Requirements
If the nature of the tour is that the guide is 'interpreting the cultural and natural heritage of an area', Greece requires the guide have a guiding license. A person giving tours such as the 'best nightlife spots', 'shopping and fashion tour' or 'restaurant tour' for example, does not require a license. This definition follows the European standard for tour guiding (CEN).

Licensed Tourist Guides are the only professionals permitted to conduct tours in all sites and museums within a city. Licensed guides are required in those areas where the local authorities state that one of them is mandatory.

To become a Licensed Tourist Guide, candidates must pass an examination given by the local public tourist authorities. report error

All ToursByLocals guides have met our ToursByLocals Guide Requirements which includes warranting that they can legally give the tours they offer.

Athens Museums / Culture Tours

Athens tours Museums / Culture Private Tours Private Tour of the Museums
If it is not your first time in Athens
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Athens tours Museums / Culture Private Tours Athens Acropolis and new acropolis museum private tour
Cultural view of the city of Athens
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Athens Local Experience Tours

Athens tours Local Experience Private Tours Athens Airport Layover Private Tour
Make the most of your layover in Athens.
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Athens tours Local Experience Private Tours Full Day Athens and Ancient Corinth Private Tour
Visit Athens Acropolis, Corinth Canal and Ancient Corinth
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From a hotel in Athens or "shore excursion" from the port of Piraeus - Athens Highlights
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Athens Youth and Family Tours

Athens tours Youth and Family Private Tours Leros for ever Private Tour
An unforgettable escape
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Athens tours Youth and Family Private Tours AAA Athens private walking tour
Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and Ancient Agora with your own private local guide
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Athens tours Youth and Family Private Tours Mycene and Olympia private tour
This 2 days trip is a wonderful itinerary in the land of Peloponese. Mycene, the home of king Agamemnon, is the oldest great,...
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Athens Nature and Wildlife Tours

Athens tours Nature and Wildlife Private Tours Hippocrates Wellness & Food Private Tour
Rejuvenate body, mind and taste buds near Athens with a private guide!
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Athens tours Nature and Wildlife Private Tours Discover Coastal Athens private guided tour
Natural Spa, Nature Hike & Kayaking experience in coastal Athens with a private guide
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Athens tours Nature and Wildlife Private Tours Private tour of Cape Sounion and transfer to Athens Airport
a shore excursion on your way to the Airport
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Other Athens Tours

Athens tours Other Private Tours Cool Athens Shopping Tour
Discover the hidden gems of Athens' shopping scene!
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Athens tours Other Private Tours Athens-Corinth Private Tour
At the steps of Apostle Paul with your own knowledgeable private guide
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Athens tours Other Private Tours Athens Shopping Tour
Best of Athens' shopping scene!
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Athens City Tours

Athens tours City Private Tours Athens & Cape Sounio Shore excursion
Highlights of Athens + excursion to Temple of Poseidon with private guide
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An economical way to discover Athens
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Elegant Athens visited with a private local guide
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Athens Shore Excursion Tours

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Discover the secrets of Athens with an inspired local guide.
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Argolis A journey through history
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Discover the secrets of Athens with a knowledgeable local guide.
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Athens First Time Visitor Tours

Athens tours First Time Visitor Private Tours Acropolis and Athens Shore excursion
Half day Private Shore excursion
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Athens tours First Time Visitor Private Tours National Archaeological Museum Private Tour
A tour in ancient Greek History.
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Athens tours First Time Visitor Private Tours Acropolis Museum Private Tour
Since 2007 when the Acropolis Museum opened, hundreds of thousands visitors have discovered the treasures of the ancient greek,...
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Athens Food and Wine Tours

Athens tours Food and Wine Private Tours Delicious Athens Food Tour
A different taste of Athens!
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Athens tours Food and Wine Private Tours Private Day tour of Peloponnese. corinth,mycenae,nafplion and epidauros theater
Discover the oldest kingdom of mainland Greece!Mycenae
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Athens tours Food and Wine Private Tours Argolis (Peloponesse) Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Naflion Private Tour
Visit Argolis some of the most beautiful and importand sites in human history, visit the most beautiful city in Greece, NAFLION
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Athens Day Trip / Out of Town Tours

Athens tours Day Trip / Out of Town Private Tours Full Day Athens and Cape Sounion Tour
Visit Athens Acropolis and Cape Sounion
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Athens tours Day Trip / Out of Town Private Tours Argolis (Peloponesse) Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Naflion Private Tour
Visit Argolis some of the most beautiful and importand sites in human history, visit the most beautiful city in Greece, NAFLION
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Athens tours Day Trip / Out of Town Private Tours Full Day Athens and Ancient Corinth Private Tour
Visit Athens Acropolis, Corinth Canal and Ancient Corinth
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Athens Hiking and Walking Tours

Athens tours Hiking and Walking Private Tours AAA Athens private walking tour
Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and Ancient Agora with your own private local guide
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Athens tours Hiking and Walking Private Tours Half Day Athens Private Excursion
An economical way to discover Athens
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Athens tours Hiking and Walking Private Tours Delphi private tour
The oracle of Apollo at Delphi, "the navel of the earth", was considered to be infallible and had advised kings and countries,...
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Athens Shopping Tours

Athens tours Shopping Private Tours Full Day Athens 7-8 hours Private Tour
Discover Ancient Greece
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Athens Adventure / Active Tours

Athens tours Adventure / Active Private Tours Discover Coastal Athens private guided tour
Natural Spa, Nature Hike & Kayaking experience in coastal Athens with a private guide
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Athens tours Adventure / Active Private Tours Mount Parnitha Private Biking tour
Explore and educate yourself in this biking activity around the Royal palaces on Attica's Parnitha mountain
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Athens tours Adventure / Active Private Tours Athens Bike Tour with private guide
Discover Athens highlights by bicycle on this private tour
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Tour in Athens, Greece:
"There simply couldn't be a more sincere educated guide than Vassilios. His knowledge was exceptional but his warmth in ,..." [more]
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Tour in Athens, Greece:
"We were very happy with Vassilios. We spent Tuesday and Wednesday with him. We would rate him 5 out of 5."
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Tour in Athens, Greece:
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