Departure:

9:00 am - 01:00 pm

Duration:

4 Hours

Departure from:

Athens

Destination:

Acropolis

Athens Sightseeing Small Group Tour (Skip the line of Acropolis)

Tour Details

Explore the best of Athens on a half-day tour that will take you on an unforgettable journey through the city’s most iconic landmarks.

Your first stop will be the Panathenaic Stadium, built entirely of white marble and the only stadium of its kind. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to take some amazing photos and learn about the history of the stadium, which hosted the first Olympic Games in 1896.

Next, you’ll visit the Parliament building, Presidential Palace, and witness the changing of the guards ceremony, all while your expert guide provides insightful commentary on the significance of these famous landmarks.

Your tour will then take you to the Athens Trilogy, which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Marvel at the architectural beauty of these impressive buildings and learn about their fascinating history. The next stop on your journey will be the charming neighborhoods of Plaka and Monastiraki, known for their picturesque streets, traditional tavernas, and local markets. Here, you’ll have some time to explore and take in the sights and sounds of Athens’ bustling city center. Before that, you’ll make a quick photo stop at the Ancient Agora, home to the Temple of Hephaestus, one of the best-preserved ancient Greek temples. This beautiful temple is a testament to the architectural and engineering skills of the ancient Greeks, and provides a glimpse into the rich history of Athens. After the photo stop, continue on to Plaka and Monastiraki to experience the vibrant energy of the city center. Your tour will conclude with a visit to the magnificent Acropolis, the crowning jewel of Athens. As you skip the line and explore the Propylae gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, and Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens, your expert guide will provide you with fascinating insights into the rich history and mythology of this ancient citadel. This half-day tour is the perfect way to experience the best of Athens in just a few short hours, and is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories of this historic and vibrant city.

Departure Information

Departure & Return Location:
Travellers should wait for our minibus at the corner between Fillelinon 16 and Navarchou Nikodimou streets at New Hotel on the sidewalk and NOT inside the hotel’s lobby.
Departure Time:
09:00

What to expect

Embark on a memorable half-day tour of Athens and experience the city’s iconic landmarks in a short amount of time. Begin your journey with a visit to the Panathenaic Stadium, the Parliament building, Presidential Palace, and the Athens Trilogy, where your expert guide will share insightful commentary on these famous sites. Then, explore the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka and Monastiraki, known for their vibrant streets, traditional tavernas, and local markets.

Concluding your tour with a visit to the magnificent Acropolis, you’ll skip the line and delve into the ancient history and mythology surrounding this iconic citadel. Discover the Propylae gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, and Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens as your guide reveals fascinating details about their past.
This half-day tour offers the perfect opportunity to experience the best of Athens, leaving you with lasting memories of this historic and lively city.

Key features of the tour include:
  • Comfortable Mercedes minibus
  • Small group tour with up to 15 persons
  • Professional licensed tour guide in Acropolis
  • Skip the line service in Acropolis
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Inclusions

• Acropolis skip the line entrance tickets
• Get exclusive use of an official private guide, a driver-host and a fully airconditioned minivan.
• Personalised care, dedicated to you and your group.
• Bottled water
• Small Group Tour - Maximum 15 participants

Exclusions

• Food and drinks, unless specified
• Gratuities

Itinerary

  • Panathenaic Stadium: Visit and learn about the history of this unique marble stadium
  • Parliament building, Presidential Palace, and Changing of the Guards ceremony: Witness these landmarks with expert commentary
  • Athens Trilogy: Explore the University of Athens, Academy of Athens, and National Library
  • Ancient Agora (photo stop): Admire the well-preserved Temple of Hephaestus
  • Plaka and Monastiraki neighborhoods: Discover picturesque streets, tavernas, and markets
  • Acropolis: Skip the line and visit the Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, and Erechtheion

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