Acropolis, ancient Agora, Plaka, temple of Zeus, Panathenean stadium, New Acropolis Museum
Starting from your cruise terminal, we will drive into Athens. We will begin with a city drive in which we will see some of the highlights of down-town Athens. Among other sites, we will see the temple of Zeus, the Panathenean stadium, the National Gardens, the Parliament building and the tomb of the Unknown Soldier where time depending we will see the changing of the guards. Then we will head to the Acropolis. The Acropolis is a hill which served as the fortress of Athens over a period of almost six thousand years continuously. It is crowned by the ancient temple of the goddess Athena, the Parthenon.
After visiting the Acropolis we will descend to the Ancient Agora, the heart of the ancient city where we will see the temple of Hephaistos. From there, we will reach the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka where we will take a break for lunch. Then, we will tour the New Acropolis Museum and finally return back to the port.
City drive with photo stops
New Acropolis Museum
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you at your hotel or cruise terminal.
End location: Back at your hotel or cruise terminal.
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
The tour is mainly a walking tour. It also includes two hours of driving in a private a/c modern 9 seater minivan with a separate driver or a luxury taxi depending on the number of people in your party.
Guiding services of a licensed tourist guide for up to 6:30 hours
Two hours driving services with stops in a A/C car or minivan by separate driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 euros - This is the total per person cost for the entrance fees to the sites.
entrance fees, food,drinks etc
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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For top of the line Athens/Greek art, architecture and history, delivered with passion, entertainment, and humor, Maria is the guide you want. Maria is definitely in the top tier. Don't be fooled by imposters! Maria is the real deal and will make your day in Athens one you will remember fondly. We certainly do. I don’t often write reviews, but this guide deserves any accolades I can give.