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  • 3-Hour Athens Sightseeing & Acropolis Including Entry Ticket

    1. 3-Hour Athens Sightseeing & Acropolis Including Entry Ticket

    This half-day tour of Athens’ most significant sites is perfect for first-time visitors that want a comprehensive orientation of the city. You will see many of Athens’ world-famous sites, both ancient and modern, all from the comfort of a luxury, air conditioned bus. Begin with a visit to Panathinaiko Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Pass by the Prime Ministers residence in the former Royal Palace. Discover many of Athens' most famous religious monuments, such as the Catholic Cathedral, St. Paul’s Church, and the exquisite Russian Orthodox Church. See Greek architecture, both modern and ancient, as you drive by the Temple of Olympion Zeus, the Academy, and Constitution Square. The comprehensiveve and varied tour concludes with an unforgettable visit to the Acropolis, icon of Athens, where you will discover the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon...

    My Spanish tour guide Anastasia was amazing super informative and charasmatic went above and beyond! Only downfall was the pickup was said to be included and it wasn’t.

  • Athens City, Acropolis and Museum Tour with Entry Tickets

    2. Athens City, Acropolis and Museum Tour with Entry Tickets

    Travel back in time at the Panathenaic Stadium to see where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held. Pass the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch to take a look at the Greek Parliament building and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier. Admire the state buildings of the old Academy, Athens University and the National Library on Syntagma Square Then, head to the Acropolis to explore the famous monuments of Ancient Greece from classical times. Visit the monumental gate of the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the iconic Parthenon before learning more about the history of the city at the state-of-the-art Acropolis Museum.

    Mathew was an amazing guide, bilingual with our tour. Very professional yet friendly, knowledgeable and interesting. I think the tour co need to alter times to include a break either for coffee or early l7ncy break. Too long without a break. But tour was fantastic value for money and interesting. Well done Mathew Linda and family,

  • Athens: Acropolis & Museum with City Highlights Exploration

    3. Athens: Acropolis & Museum with City Highlights Exploration

    Discover the most iconic, impressive sites and areas of Athens. Your deeply knowledgeable, friendly guide will show you the city while giving you a valuable insight into the history and culture of Athens. Starting from the wonder of the Acropolis explore the magnificent site and the state-of-the-art Acropolis museum. Continue on to Syntagma Square where the Greek National Parliament stands. Embark on a journey through the city from the beautiful National Gardens to the lively markets of Monastiraki. Wander through picturesque Plaka and discover the little-known neighbourhood of Anafiotika with its Cycladic houses of blue and white with overarching bougainvillaea.   From antiquity to modern Athens; through Venetian, Byzantine and Ottoman influence; from gardens to markets, ruins and island neighbourhoods; Athens has it all!

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Absolutely amazing Spanish tour guide Anastasia !! She was super informative and patient when above and beyond to provide us with all the history Athens has and also walked us over to many of the tourist sections even after the tour was over. Absolutely fell in love with Athens even more thanks to her. I booked several tours while on my stay and nothing compares to this one by far the best one! Thank you Anastasia my family and I have been talking about you ever since!

Mathew was an amazing guide, bilingual with our tour. Very professional yet friendly, knowledgeable and interesting. I think the tour co need to alter times to include a break either for coffee or early l7ncy break. Too long without a break. But tour was fantastic value for money and interesting. Well done Mathew Linda and family,

My Spanish tour guide Anastasia was amazing super informative and charasmatic went above and beyond! Only downfall was the pickup was said to be included and it wasn’t.

It was fantastic, the guide was amazing, gave us a lot of good information about everything we need to know. It was a great experience, the best!

The tour is very complete You get a good idea of the monuments of the city and the explanation in parthenon is very interesting and complete.