Athens Highlights Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

30915


Categories

Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Perfect for kids that love ancient Greek myths!

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

All Athens monuments in a day.


The tour will start with the Acropolis visit. Just before we enter the site we'll see Mars Hill, from where we'll have an amazing view of the Ancient Agora and the best preserved ancient Greek temple of Hephaestus. On Acropolis we will see the masterpieces of the 5th century BC and the whole city and it's monuments from above. We'll walk down the south slope of the Acropolis through the Asklepieion, the ancient healing center and the theatre of Dionysus, the world's first theatre built of stone. We'll then visit the New Acropolis Museum, to see the statues and the sculptures that once decorated the Acropolis monuments. Next we'll visit the temple of Zeus, once the biggest temple in this city and see Hadrian's Arch. At the end we will see the Kallimarmaro stadium, where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896.

Itinerary

Mars Hill
Acropolis visit
Theatre of Dionysos
New Acropolis Museum
Plaka area
Temple of Zeus
Stadium

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or anywhere in the city center.
The tour can be organized as a shore excursion at an extra cost starting and ending at the port.

End location: Hotel or Plaka area.
Lot's of suggestions to explore Athens on your own at the end of the tour.

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Walking tour.Please note: The Acropolis tour includes a considerable amount of uphill walking and numerous steps.

What’s Included

Other: A private guided tour of the main sites and all landmarks of Athens.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - Drinks or snacks during the tour.

What’s Extra

Other: Acropolis entrance fee: 20,00 euros
Temple of Zeus entrance fee: 6,00 euros
For persons under 18 years of age free admission.
New Acropolis Museum ticket:5,00
For persons under 18 years of age 3,00 euros.

Coffee, drinks or meals during the tour.
Transportation can be arranged upon request at an extra cost.

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Fantastic tour and tour guide! Ioanna's English was perfect. Her descriptions were interesting, informative and with humor. She patiently, efficiently worked oround our schedule...we were delayed. I highly recommend Ioanna.
Julie Metzger

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