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Visit some of the most significant cultural places in the world with the half-day Athens private tour and the ancient sites of Athens that are admired worldwide. Enjoy the beautiful Riviera of Athens and visit the temple of Poseidon, the god of the land and the sea. 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, Ancient agora, Lycabettus hill, the cape Sounion, Temple of Poseidon, view of the Athens Riviera.
Description: We pick you up from your hotel, your preferred meeting place within Athens city, or your cruise terminal port. 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 drive around the foothills of Acropolis through Plaka and visit the Roman and the Greek ancient agora. We will walk from Acropolis to Plaka area (Athens old city), where we will make a stop for lunch and shopping. Our next station is the Lycabettus hill, where you can see Athens from an amazing point of view.
Afterwards we will continue our trip to Cape Sounion via the Athens’ Riviera most beautiful beaches of the south suburbs: Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Vouliagmeni Lake, Lemos and its many coves. After having experienced the beautiful view of the Saronic Gulf, we will reach Cape Sounion, where we will visit the temple of God Poseidon, Zeus’ brother, the god of the sea. You can admire the unique panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. 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: 20€/person
Ticket price for all sites of Acropolis: 30€/person, valid for 5 days after purchase
Athens city & cape Sounio one day private tour
Extra persons: 20€ per person
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