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Athens Panorama: Private Tour including Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum

A 8 Hour Private Tour Visiting Athens

Tour Overview

A private comprehensive sightseeing tour to Athens major sites. Start with a panoramic drive by the most important modern and ancient landmarks of the city.

Visit the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum, and enjoy Plaka with its colourful alleys, shops and restaurants. An 8-hour tour designed to offer the full experience of Athens with the help of our knowledgeable multilingual professional guides.

Duration: 8 hours

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian

Departures: Anytime

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The Tour Highlights

  • Greek Parliament
  • Monument of the Unknown Soldier
  • Presidential Guard
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Hadrian’s Arch
  • Acropolis
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Plaka

The Tour Description

Discover the modern and classical side of Athens. Our city tour begins from the contemporary heart of Athens, Syntagma Square where the impressive building of the Greek Parliament is located. In front of it the Presidential Guard in their traditional colourful uniform offers honours to the memorial Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

We drive by numerous beautiful neoclassical buildings, including the President’s Residence, a former Royal Palace, to reach the Panathenaic Stadium that held the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. After a small stop we pass by the classical temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, erected by the Romans as a boundary the separated the Greek and Roman part of city.

As we continue in the Panepistimiou Avenue to see the National Library and Academy, the University of Athens and the Catholic Cathedral, you will be amazed by the rich heritage of Athens and the unique combination of its ancient and contemporary faces.

Our next stop the Acropolis, landmark of Athens, the eternal symbol of democracy, education and inspiration. Your guide will explain the history of the Golden Age of Athens as you visit the architectural masterpieces the Propylea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally the Parthenon, the one of the world’s most famous landmark monuments dedicated to the goddess Athena.

We continue with a visit to the Acropolis Museum. Besides a collection of 4.000 artefacts, this museum has a unique modern design that incorporates excavations, visible through a glass floor, and offers a breath-taking view to the Acropolis.

The tour ends at Plaka a neighborhood with unique traditional architecture. You will have some free time to shop, lunch and enjoy a walk it its colorful alleys, before you return to your hotel.

The Tour Includes

  • Transportation by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Entrance fee for Acropolis site & Acropolis Museum
  • Pick up / Drop off to your hotel in Athens
  • Lunch at local restaurant in Plaka (optional)
  • Local taxes and VAT

The Tour Excludes

  • Meal and drinks during the excursion
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts (optional)

Additional Information

  • For the Acropolis visit we recommend comfortable walking shoes and especially during the summer months wearing a hat, sun glasses and loose fitted clothes.