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Athens: City Highlights Private Tour with Temple of Poseidon

Athens: City Highlights Private Tour with Temple of Poseidon

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From US$ 364.23 per group up to 3

Combine the top sights in Athens with the beauty of the Greek Riviera on this private tour. See sights like the Acropolis, the House of Parliament, the Theatre of Dionysus, and the Temple of Poseidon.

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Duration 8 hours
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Driver
English
Pickup included
Your driver will be waiting for you outside your accommodation at the scheduled pickup time unless the requested pickup location is in a pedestrian zone or is it not accessible by vehicles. In this case an alternative pickup location will be provided. Please be outside 5-10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The driver will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Step back in time at the Acropolis as you admire the Parthenon and Parthenos
  • Stand in the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic games happened
  • Watch the changing of the presidential guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Relax on a scenic drive through the winding roads of the Greek Riviera
  • Visit the Temple of Poseidon which is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea
Full description

Discover the highlights of Athens on this family-friendly tour as you see sights like the acropolis, the Panathenaic Stadium, Prime Minister’s residence, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Journey through the Greek Riviera on the way to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.

Be picked up from you accommodation in Athens or Pireas in an air-conditioned Mercedes and head to the Acropolis. See the Parthenon that was dedicated to the goddess Athena at Parthenos and the entrance to the sacred area at Propylea. View the columns of the 420 BC temple of Athena and Nike.

Stroll pass the Erechtheion with its maidens statues, the Roman theater of Odeon of Herodus Atticus, and an ancient Greek Theatre of Dionysus. Step into Greek mythology as you see the Hill of Ares where the god Ares is said to have had a trial.

Visit the Temple of Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium which hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Drive by the Prime Minister’s residence at Maximou Mansion which was the former royal palace.

Continue past the House of Parliament and stop at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to watch the changing of the guard. Head up to the highest point of in Athens at Lycabettus Hill to capture pictures of panoramic city views. Get out of the city on a scenic coastal road through the Greek Riviera. Travel through some of Athens’ suburbs and resort areas like Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Lagonisi on your way to the stunning coastal temple of Poseidon at Sounion.

Have the option to stop to purchase lunch or have a coffee break on the waterfront. Return to your accommodation in Athens.

Includes
  • English-speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Entrance fees to the sites
  • Food and drink
  • Tips
  • Guide inside the sites
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 3 months. All participants who are under 18 years old must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • The order of the suggested itinerary may change due to circumstances beyond the supplier's control
  • Reduced admission is available to the archaeological sites (50%) for visitors, and those aged 6-25 from countries outside the EU, and EU citizens aged over 65
  • The reduced admission is available for everybody from Nov. 1st to March 31st
  • There is free is admission for visitors aged 25 and under from the EU, children under age 5 from outside the EU, and university students aged over 25 from countries of the EU (a certificate certifying tuition and duration of study is necessary)
  • Admission is free on, March 6th, April 18th, May 18th, the last weekend of September, October 28th, and the first Sunday of every month, from Nov. 1st to March 31st
  • Entrance fees to the sites:
  • Acropolis: 20 Euros
  • Temple of Zeus: 8 Euros
  • Temple of Poseidon: 8 Euros

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