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Athens Full Day Tour

The tour combines the most important sites the city of Athens has to offer and provides the traveler the chance to gain a full experience.

per adult from

$507

AUD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Vehicle, professionally licensed-English speaking driver, VAT, fuel, insurance, toll-parking fees
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance tickets to monuments, museums and any other sites visited
    • Private licensed tour guide services
    • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and beverages or other personal expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Lycabettus
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The Parthenon: the famous cultural icon of Athens that dominates the hill of the Acropolis. It was built in the mid-5th century BC and dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena Parthenos (“Athena the Virgin”).

    The Propylea: the monumental gateway serving as the entrance to the Acropolis.

    The temple of Athena Nike: it was dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike. “Nike” means “victory” in Greek, and Athena was worshipped in this form, representative of being victorious in war.

    The Erectheion: dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon, this temple derived its name from a shrine dedicated to the legendary Greek hero Erichthonius.

    The theatre of Dionysus: it is considered to be the world’s first theatre, built at the foot of the Acropolis. Dedicated to Dionysus, the god of plays and wine (among other things), the theatre could seat as many as 17,000 people with excellent acoustics.

    The Odeon of Herodus Atticus: this is a stone theatre structure, located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis. The Athenian magnate Herodes Atticus built it in 161 AD, in memory of his wife. It was used as a venue for music concerts with a capacity of 5,000.

    The Mars Hill (Aeropagus): The Areopagus is a prominent rock outcropping located northwest of the Acropolis. Its Latin name originates from the Greek counterpart “Areios Pagos”, translated “Ares Rock”. Later, the Romans referred to the rocky hill as “Mars Hill”, after Mars, the Roman God of War. In classical times, it functioned as the court for trying deliberate homicide, wounding and religious matters, as well as cases involving arson or olive trees.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Also known as the “Olympieion” or “Columns of the Olympian Zeus”, it is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to “Olympian” Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    Also known as “Kallimarmaro”, this is one of the main historic attractions of Athens and it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble, being able to host 50,000 seats (144 AD). Its rich history is directly connected to the Modern Olympic Games as from their revival in 1896 until the Athens Olympic Games in 2004.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Watching the Presidential Guard change: the Presidential Guard is a ceremonial infantry unit that guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in front of the Greek Parliament, and the Presidential Mansion in Athens. The unit is distinguished as the last unit of Evzones in the Hellenic Army, and is closely associated with the traditional Evzone’s uniform, which evolved from the clothes worn by the klephts in the Greek War of Independence.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece

    The highest point inside the city, where you will have the chance to experience the best panoramic view of Athens.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    The area of Thiseio, where you can enjoy your lunch at one of the many traditional restaurants of the area. After lunch, the tour continues to:

    The Ancient Agora of Athens: this the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis. The Agora’s initial use was for a commercial, assembly, or residential gathering place.

    The Temple of Hephaestus: a well-preserved Greek temple, standing largely as built. It is located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens. Hephaestus was the patron god of metal working, craftsmanship, and fire.

    The Stoa of Attalos: a stoa (covered walkway or portico) in the Agora of Athens, built by and named after King Attalos II of Pergamon, who ruled between 159 BC and 138 BC. This two-floor building of 115 by 20 meters, was made of Pentelic marble and limestone and is one of the most impressive buildings in the Athenian Agora.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    A modern masterpiece, this museum focuses on the findings of the archaeological site of the Athenian Acropolis. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. Nearly 4,000 objects are exhibited over an area of 14,000 square meters.

    OR

    The National Archaeological Museum: it 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.

    OR

    If you are not a museum fan, select a pleasant walk inside Plaka: the old historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. It is known as the “Neighborhood of the Gods” due to its proximity to the Acropolis and its many archaeological sites.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    In case of hotels, driver will be waiting outside the main entrance. In case of airport/port, driver will be waiting at the designated waiting area holding a sign with your name.Airports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Rafina port, Rafinas, Rafina 190 09, Greece
    • Lavrio Port, Port Authority, Lavrio, Greece
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Athens Full Day Tour (4 pax) 1/9/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    Athens Full Day Tour 1/9/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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

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Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by TOURON

Activity ID: V-236104P1

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