Private 8 hours tour in the Capital of Greece
For a city with true beauty that combines the old with the new, Athens is it! We will start with the Acropolis site, a complex that includes the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Mars Hill, and more! Next stop will be the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panatheniac Stadium, memorial of the unknown soldier, and the changing of Guards. Afterward we will see the Trilogy of Athens and Lycabettus Hill. Don't forget to take pictures to remember this beautiful trip! We will also go through Plaka. Here are shops where you can collect gifts and souvenirs at Monastiraki. If time permits, we will 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 will stop at a traditional Athens restaurant where you will choose from many great Greek dishes! Next, we will visit the New Acropolis Museum where you can see the marbles of the Parthenon and a collection of artifacts and relics found on Acropolis excavations.
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 Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your point of staying in Athens
End location: your point of staying in Athens
Duration: 8 hours
9-seat luxurus Mercedes minivan with panoramic view 2015 model,a/c and non smoking policy,historical videos available,1 free botlle of water pp
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 euro - 60 euro per person for lunch and ticket for the sightseeings
I am a guider-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 mercedes minivan.
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WOW!!!!! Dimitris was simply wonderful. A great tour and a great guide!!!