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Athens Full Day Private Tour

Athens is on your bucket list and this is the best way to learn it. Visit the most important sites of Athens and do a city tour on a luxurious private vehicle with drivers who know all the information you want to hear while customizing it on your needs.

per adult from

$111

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • PRIVATE TOUR: Hotel pick up&drop-off. [SMALL GROUP OPTION: MEETING POINT ACROPOLIS METRO STATION ]
    • SKIP THE LINE SERVICE: (Tickets are not included)
    • Private transportation
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees [40€ per person] Request to pre-purchase your tickets.
    • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability [Additional cost - 250 €]
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hephaestus
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Ancient Agora
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
    • Entry/Admission - National Archaeological Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

    Sightseeing in Athens starts with the hill of Acropolis which will make your day. On the historical hill, you will have the opportunity to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the monumental gateway (Propylaea), the Erechtheum and of course the famous Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Propylaea is the monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city. Built by the architect Mnesicles with Pentelic marble, their design was avant-garde. To the south-west of the Propylaea, on a rampart protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike.

    Pass By: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

    Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena, the eternal symbol of the Athenian democracy and the western civilization.

    Pass By: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

    Temple of Poseidon and Athena, the strangest and most sacred place in ancient Athens.

    Pass By: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

    Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike or Wingless Victory.

    Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    After the Acropolis, we will head towards the Temple of Zeus, the biggest temple in antiquity, devoted to the King of the Gods, by way of Hadrian's Arch.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

    We will visit Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece

    Then moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, where you’ll have the best panoramic view of the city, from the hill of Acropolis to the Aegean Sea.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece

    Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Hephaestus, 24 Adrianou St. Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55 Greece

    In the ancient Greek Agora, you will visit the Temple of Hephaestus (the best-preserved temple in Greece standing largely as built) devoted to the God of blacksmiths and volcanoes.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of the Ancient Agora, 24 Adrianou, Athens 105 55 Greece

    In this small but important museum you will see findings from Ancient Athenians' daily life and learn about their constitution.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece

    Next driving alongside the National Garden, we will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens, Syntagma. The square is named after the Constitution that Otto, the first King of Greece, was obliged to grant after a popular and military uprising on 3 September 1843.

    Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece

    We will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens.The Hellenic Parliament, in Greek known as Voulí ton Ellínon is the parliament of Greece, located in the Old Royal Palace, overlooking Syntagma Square in Athens. The Parliament is the supreme democratic institution that represents the citizens through an elected body of Members of Parliament.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. The splendid Athens University was designed by the Danish architect Christian Hansen and completed in 1864.

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The Academy Building constitutes one of three parts in an “architectural trilogy”. It was founded with the Constitutional Decree of March 18th, 1926, as an Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts.

    Pass By: National Library of Greece, 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The National Library of Greece was built at the end of the 19th century, as the last of the Architectural Trilogy of Athens, a group of three neoclassical buildings which also includes the Academy and the University. The building was designed by Theophil Hansen.

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

    You will be feeling hungry by now so next stop is going to be a traditional Greek tavern with authentic Greek dishes in the traditional neighborhood with the narrow streets. The neighborhood of the Gods.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Monastiraki, Athens Greece

    Historically old neighborhood of Athens.

    Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece

    As you enter the museum grounds, look through the plexiglass floor to see the ruins of an ancient Athenian neighborhood, which were artfully incorporated into the museum design after being uncovered during excavations. This dazzling modernist museum at the foot of the Acropolis’ southern slope showcases its surviving treasures still in Greek possession. While the collection covers the Archaic and Roman periods, the emphasis is on the Acropolis of the 5th century BCE, considered the apotheosis of Greece’s artistic achievement. Built in 2009, this museum was voted as the best mono-thematic museum for 2019.
    You can choose to visit either the new Acropolis Museum, or the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Archaeological Museum, Patision 44, Athens 106 82 Greece

    Instead of visiting the new Acropolis Museum, we give you the opportunity to visit the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, that houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. It is considered one of the greatest museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from Greek antiquity worldwide.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up time adjustable upon your request.Ports
    • Piraeus Port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you on the Acropolis or inside any other site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
    • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Our company complies with all the health instructions of the World Health Organization about COVID-19.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Olive Sea Travel

Activity ID: V-63145P3

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