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Visit some of the most significant cultural places in the world and the ancient sites of Athens that are admired worldwide. Enjoy traditional food and music, visit and shop in the ancient agora. Ideal choice for cruise travellers.
Highlights: The Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, the Panathenean Stadium, the ex royal palace, House of Parliament, Monument to the Unknown Soldier, Hadrian’s arch, Lycabettus hill, the fish market, the meat market, Lycabettus hill, traditional food, the new Acropolis museum.
Description: We pick you up from your hotel, your preferred meeting place within Athens city, or your cruise terminal port. We start our tour by visiting the center of Athens, the birthplace of Western Civilization and the Parthenon, the largest and most solemn architecture of the Acropolis admired by the whole world for centuries. Our first station is at the famous Acropolis of Athens, where you will be able to view closely the magnificent monuments and the Parthenon, Propylaia, the Temple of Nike and the Erechtheion with its Caryatids. We leave Acropolis to drive by Constitution Square; in front of the Parliament House you will see the Monument of the Unknown Soldier.
Our next station is the Panathenean Stadium (aka “Kalimarmaro”, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896). We will also see the ex-royal palace, and then we will direct to Panepistimiou Avenue to the Catholic Cathedral, a three-aisle neo-Renaissance basilica church, the Academy University, the National Library and the Omonia Square. We will continue our route to visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s arch one of the most important ancient monuments from the Roman time of Athens. We will walk from Acropolis to Plaka area (Athens old city), where we will make a stop for lunch and shopping. After lunch, your private driver will drive you to the Acropolis Museum and we will take you to visit the Roman agora and the Greek ancient agora. Our route ends at Lycabettus hill. You will experience a panoramic view of Athens. At the end of the tour your private driver will drive you back to our meeting place, your hotel, your cruise terminal port or anywhere else you may prefer on the return route.
Note: Entrance fees, lunch and drinks are not included in the price.
Acropolis Open Hours/Schedule:
From 1st of November to 31st of March: 08:30 – 15:00 approximately.
Summertime: 08.00 – 19:30 approximately.
Ticket price: 5€/person
Ticket price for all sites of Acropolis: 12€/person – valid for 24 h after the purchase
One-Day Athens sites private tour
Extra persons: 20€ per person
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