The best 8 Hour Private sightseeing Tour
For a city with true beauty that combines the old with the new, Athens is it!
We start with the Acropolis site, a complex that includes the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Mars Hill, and more! We stop to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, memorial of the unknown soldier, and the changing of Guards. We will see the Trilogy of Athens and Lycabettus Hill. Take pictures to remember this beautiful trip! We also go through Plaka. Here are shops where you can buy gifts or a souvenir at Monastiraki. If time permits, we stop at the Ancient Greek Agora, where the temple of Hephaestus, the Stoa of Attalos, and the St. Catherine Orthodox church lies. For lunch, we can go to a traditional Athens restaurant where you can choose from great Greek dishes!
We will visit the New Acropolis Museum to see the marbles of the Parthenon, a collection of artifacts and relics found on Acropolis excavations.
** This tour can be customized to 6 hours. Please, inquire me for details.
Our tour will start from your accommodation or the cruise ship port in Athens and we will drive to the various locations:
- Acropolis, the most famous place in Athens, with Parthenon the Temple of Athena Goddess
- Temple of the Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian next to it
- Syntagma Square to see the Changing of the Guards in front of the Greek Parliament where the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier stands
- Athens Trilogy: Academy of Athens, University of Athens, National Library
- New Acropolis Museum, where the Acropolis artifacts are kept
- Ancient Greek Agora where trade happened next to Monastiraki and Theseion squares
We will stop to see the most important highlights such as the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympics happened and Lycabettus Hill the highest place to see the city.
On lunch time, you will have the opportunity to be to taste the famous Greek cuisine.
Then, we will return to Athens.
** We are never in a hurry and always ready to change the itinerary according to your needs.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
A 9-seat luxurious Mercedes minivan with panoramic view 2015 model, a/c and non smoking policy. Historical videos available on board. 1 free bottle of water per person and big back space.
* If you need a pick up/drop off at the airport, please inquire me for a customised tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 Euro - Tickets for archeological sites
I am a guide-driver, not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments. Although for every single tour historical videos are available through a monitor in my luxurus 2015 Mercedes minivan.
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