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Private Full-Day Tour of Athens with Pick Up

Explore 4,000 years of Greek civilization by visiting the most glorious sites, such as the glorious Acropolis of Athens, the modern museum of Acropolis, the picturesque districts of Plaka & Monastiraki and the National Archaeological Museum,which is the largest and most significant archaeological museum in Greece.

per adult from

$1,344

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private Tour
    • English Speaking Driver (Not authorized to enter into the sites & museums as per the Greek Law) )
    • Licensed English Speaking Guide
    • Mercedes Luxury Vehicle
    • Mineral Water, wet & dry tissues
    • Baby seat or booster up on request without extra charge (compulsory to be requested in advance)
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • All vehicles are thoroughly disinfected after each ride.
    What's excluded :
    • Food & drinks, unless specified
    • Entrance Fees
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Make a start in the morning with a visit of Greece’s most glorious ancient site, the Acropolis of Athens. Located in the middle of modern Athens, the ‘sacred rock’ proudly displays a set of marble monuments that express their outstanding universal value. With a history spanning 25 centuries, the Acropolis has been traditionally associated with the Golden Age of Athenian democracy, philosophy and architecture. Enjoy a well-paced guided tour to admire the most significant classical masterpieces of Greece. Walk uphill through the Propylaea grand marble entrance, as you contemplate in the hills of Philoppapus, Pnyx and Mars. Discover the astonishing construction of the Parthenon, the most splendid temple ever built by the Greeks, dedicated to goddess Athena. Admire the Erechtheion with its renowned Caryatids and the view of the temple of Athena Nike. Gaze at the infinite modern city from the hilltop, stretching between low mountains and the Aegean Sea. Explore all sides for panoramic views of the old town and its picturesque neoclassical buildings, as well as the ancient theater of Dionysus, the Roman temple of Zeus and the world-famous Herodeion theater.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Continue on to the spectacular Acropolis museum, the most modern museum of Athens. Made of concrete, steel and glass, it houses a wide collection of original sculptures from the Acropolis and its slopes. The ground glass-made floor reveals to visitors the ruins of ancient buildings underneath, while it displays a pottery collection of high artistic value. The marble masterpieces that have been transferred here from the Acropolis for protection and preservation are waiting to be discovered in the first floor and the top Parthenon Gallery floor with its impressive view of the Acropolis hill, the Lycabettus hill and the rest of the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

    Continue on with a beautiful walk around the picturesque streets of Plaka. This is an old, 19th century district of Athens, where significant personalities dwelled in stunning houses of neoclassical architectural style. In this part of Athens you come across an intriguing historical mosaic of old sites and monuments, featuring the Greek Agora, the Roman Forum and the tower of the winds, the ruins of Hadrian’s Library, old Orthodox churches and historical mosques.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Monastiraki, Athens Greece

    Walk through the Flea Market and onto the central Adrianou Street, where you feel the commercial vibe of the old town.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    In the picturesque district of Monastiraki travelers encounter the second most significant historical site of Athens, the Agora. Once a vivid and bustling marketplace, the Agora was for many centuries the heart of Athens, filled with stores, administrative buildings, public monuments and temples. Associated with the daily life of Athenians and considered the cradle of democracy, this noteworthy site used to be everybody’s favorite part of the city, where eminent politicians, administrators and philosophers mingled with the citizens. Enjoy a guided tour of this wonderful archaeological park and stroll around the ruins of public monuments, the ancient parliament and store stoas that once embellished the area. Find out more about philosophers like Socrates, Athenian politics and the society in the Greek antiquity. Admire the temple of Hephaestus, the best preserved classical temple of Greece, built on a low hill that offers a panoramic view of the entire Agora. Conclude the tour with the local museum’s collection, which features ancient drachma coins, measurement weights, voting ballots and high-quality pottery, among many other interesting exhibits.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    The Roman temple of Zeus with its imposing pillars

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

    Venue of the first modern Olympic Games of 1896

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Enjoy during your ride the outstanding 19th-century University of Athens, the Academia and the National Library

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    For hotels/apartments: The driver will meet you in the lobby of the hotel or outside the apartment.For cruise terminals: The driver will meet you at the arrival's hall inside the cruise terminal, after the passport control and the luggage claim area, holding a label with the name under which the reservation is made.The itinerary’s sequence is subject to change according to the opening-closing hours of the venues and depending on the tourist season.Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Cruise Terminal A Gate 11, Akti Miaouli, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Cruise Passenger Terminal B (Themistocles), Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Pireaus Cruise Ship Terminal "B", Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Cruise Ship Terminal C, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    11/1/2021 - 3/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 15 people per booking is required (if you wish to have a party less than 15, please call to book, but please note you will have to pay the price for the party of 15)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • After each activity the interior of the vehicle and the luggage compartment are being disinfected. Some amenities (magazines, maps, etc) have been removed from our vehicles. Our drivers are wearing mask and gloves and they have been instructed to avoid handshakes.
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Private Best Travel

Activity ID: V-30054P21

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