Athens Airport Layover Private Tour by Minivan (Transfers are Included)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

253639


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

Make the most of your layover in Athens! Visit the highlights of Athens!


If you have a 5 hour Layover in Athens, Let me show you the highlights of my city!

Take advantage of your Layover in Athens by visiting the main attractions in the city, in just a few hours.

On our way to the city, I will give you a lot of information about Athens history, mythology and culture.

We will visit the Acropolis hill and you will be able to stand next to the miracle. . the Parthenon.
You will be able to walk at the same place, where Pericles and Phidias used to walk back in the 5th century B. C.

We will also visit main attractions in the city, including:
-The temple of Zeus and the Hadrians Arch, the biggest temple ever built in Athens.
-The Panathenaic stadium, the first stadium of the first Modern Olympic games.
-The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament building guarded by the "Evzones".
-The Athenian Trilogy, three amazing Neoclassical buildings that combines the old with the modern.

Let me introduce you to my beautiful city!

Itinerary

I will meet you at the Airport, Cruise ship or your Hotel.

We will visit the Acropolis hill and the architectural masterpieces of the golden age of Athens: the Propylea, the temple of Athens Nike, the Erechtheion and finally, "the harmony between matter and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon. Afterwards, we will drive to the Panathenaic stadium (where the first Olympic games of the modern era were held in 1896), the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's arch. Driving down to Syntagma square you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Parliament building. The tour will give you the opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.

After the tour, I will drive you back at the Athens Airport, Hotel or your Cruise ship.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Airport, Hotel or Cruise ship

End location: Airport, Hotel or Cruise ship

Duration: 5 hours

Time of tour is flexible, up to 5 hours depending upon your flight time.

Transportation

Luxury Mercedes Tourer Minivan (Latest model), with a current commercial passenger professional license and full insurance coverage, non smoking, A/C climate-controlled, expertly kept and maintained with WI-FI modules (free internet & video support)available on request, certified for tourist use by the Greek authorities.

What’s Included

My services as your personal driver-guide, local taxes, VAT, tolls and baggage charges.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - Free Admission for:
Journalists
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
Persons possessing a free admission card
Persons under 18
Soldiers carrying out their military service
Tour guides
University students from Greece and the E.U.

What’s Extra

Drinks, meals, entrance fees, licensed guides, accomodation.

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and I will not be able to come with you inside the historical sites, but I will share with you my personal knowledge about all the sites we are going to visit.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had an excellent tour. Our guide was knowledgeable, informative and pleasant to be with. I would recommend him to everyone.
Norman Schiff

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