Athens tour 4 hours
Discover the cradle of civilization, the birthplace of democracy, and the home of philosophy on a private half-day tour of Athens. You will experience some of the greatest monuments ever built, with visits to all the major attractions, from the site of the first modern Olympics to the former Royal Palace.
The 4.5-hour tour takes you to Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Acropolis Museum, Panathenaic Stadium. Continuing you will see the changing of the guards at the Parliament and the city center.
Cape Sounion Tour
Let’s enjoy a private 4-hour excursion to the southernmost point of Athens and visit the 5th-century Temple of Poseidon. On this Greece Athens tour that’s priced for up to 4 persons, you’ll pass beautiful suburbs such as Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza, on the Athenian Riviera.
In addition, the drive will take you along 70 kilometers of coastline. Stop at Vouliagmeni Lake to enjoy the views. The healing properties of the lake water have been known since ancient times, and the lake is the only natural spa in Athens. After an hour’s drive, you’ll arrive at Cape Sounio, home to the Temple of Poseidon, which was part of the Acropolis building program. Take in views of the Saronic Gulf at a local café or restaurant.
Athens tours 6 hours
On this 6-hour Athens tour you’ll have time to experience Greek hospitality, marvel at the ancient monuments of the Acropolis, enjoy some traditional Greek food, and do some shopping. Visit the majestic Acropolis and its ancient monuments, including the Propylaea, the Erechtheion, the reconstructed temple of Nike, and of course the Parthenon, which was dedicated to Goddess Athena.
Explore our Athens tours, the new Acropolis Museum, which is said to be the world’s 5th-best museum. A stop to have a cup of coffee as you take in the Acropolis views. See the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, which in ancient times was the largest temple in Greece. Visit the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Go on a bit of a run inside the stadium, following in the footsteps of marathon runners, and find the seat of Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympic Games.
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Take in the views of Athens from Mount Lycabettus and watch the changing of the Royal Guards at the Parliament. Pass by the Presidential Palace and the prime minister’s house. Admire Neoclassic buildings such as Athens University, the Numismatic Museum, the National Library, the Cycladic Museum, and the Byzantine Museum. In addition, we will visit the flea markets in Monastiraki. Explore Plaka’s souvenir shops and choose a restaurant for lunch where you can enjoy traditional Greek food.
Athens full day 8 hours
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Athens on a private 8-hour sightseeing tour with a private driver, giving you time to see more sites, enjoy some retail therapy and lunch in a local taverna. As you travel through history, your driver will take you to some of the most remarkable monuments of western civilization.
First of all, visit the legendary Acropolis. Built in the 5th century BC, after the victorious war against the Persians, the site is crowned by the iconic Parthenon. Explore the new Acropolis Museum, which opened in 2009 to great acclaim. See the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and the Panathenaic Stadium, constructed for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Stroll through the old city district of Plaka, and pause for lunch in a traditional restaurant.
Ancient Greece – History
Get breathtaking views of Athens from Lycabettus Hill, and discover beautiful neo-classical buildings in the Monastiraki district, home to a vibrant flea market. Watch the changing of the presidential Evzone guards outside the Parliament building. The program is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences, with stops to capture souvenir snapshots or enjoy a cup of strong Greek coffee at leisure. Enjoy some retail therapy of big-name brands at duty-free prices, or visit one of the city’s many museums, all according to your wishes.
Experience a full-day tour which combines the 2 historical cities, Athens and Corinth. In addition, visit the Acropolis which is a symbol of democracy. See the Parthenon is considered the most perfect building in the world. The Erechtheion became famous for its Karyatides, the Propylae, and the reconstructed Temple of Athena Nike. Continue to the Acropolis Museum which was recently voted the fifth-best in the world.
See the famous Arch of Roman Emperor Adrian and the Temple of Zeus in our Athens tours which were the biggest in the ancient world. Catch a panoramic view over Athens from Mount Lycabettus and take some beautiful pictures. Then, visit the Panathinaiko Stadium which hosted the first modern Olympics in 1896. Watch the changing of the guards at the Parliament. Tour around the city center and see some fantastic Neoclassic buildings such as the University of Athens, the Academy of Art and Sciences, and the National Library. Check all choices about Greece tours Athens!
Greece and Troy
See the residence of Sleiman, the German Archaeologist who found Troy. Afterward, continue southwest to Corinth and make a short stop to see the Corinth Canal and the Diolkos that helped the Corinthians to pull the ships along. Arrive in ancient Corinth, where you can see ruins of 2 theaters, the Temple of Apollo, temples of the Roman period, and of course the altar where Saint Paul spoke to the Corinthians about the new religion. The Museum which hosts hundreds of artifacts from different periods is really interesting. After lunch (optional), you will return to Athens.
Discover the rich history of Corinth, a city that played a major role in Ancient Greece. On a half-day excursion from Athens, you‘ll visit the highlights of one of the first cities in Europe that embraced Christianity.
Visit the Corinth Canal, and hear how the Corinthians pulled ships from one sea to the other. Head to the archaeological site to see the Temple of Apollo, and the spot where St. Paul spoke to the Corinthians. At the museum, you’ll see statues of Roman emperors and the Labors of Hercules, along with many other artifacts. Experience the Peloponnese countryside and have lunch in a restaurant near the archaeological site.
Take a tour to one of the most famous and sacred places in Greece, where for centuries, Orthodox Monasteries are standing in harmony on giant rocks, that were made millions of years before! Passing by the mainland of Greece, arrive at Meteora, where you will visit 3 Monasteries. The name of the Monasteries is Varlaam, Megalo Meteoro, and St.Stephen.
Now you can also decide to visit a different Monastery. The Monasteries are built on high giant rocks and they offer plenty of breathtaking photos, and you will have plenty of time to explore it. After, visit Kastraki village for shopping and lunch. On your way back to Athens, stop at Thermopylae, where one of the most epic battles of all times took place. 300 Spartans faced the Persian army and stopped them for two days. See the battlefield and the statue of King Leonidas.
Athens winery tour – Greece Athens Tours
Experience this half-day wine tour to the suburbs of Athens where local vineyards are popular for the Athenians from ancient times, as by mythology God of wine Dionysus teaches the Athenians how to make wine. Local winemakers produce different types of wine like Savatiano, Agiorgitiko, and Cabernet. Taste 3 different wines, escorted with cheese and bread.
All day cruise – Athens Full day Tour
Furthermore, enjoy an amazing day cruise around the Saronic Sea on a traditional sailing boat, you will be welcomed on board with coffee, juices, snacks, and cookies.
The excursion begins at Marina Zeas, where guests are expected to come on board at 8:45 AM. Then, the first stop of the cruise is the island of Agistri, surrounded by vibrant blue waters and clothed in pine trees.
Here you can connect with the lush nature and feel the presence of ancients Greeks and deities while swimming and relaxing on the fine hot sand of the long flax-golden beach between Megalochori and Skala. Adventure lovers can join the optional bike tour between Melalochori and Chalikiada Beach.
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Other Athens tours and Athens shore excursions: From there, move onto the island of Moni. While here, you will be served a delicious traditional Greek lunch accompanied by traditional wine, beer, soft drinks, and coffee. Once you’ve finished your feast, have the chance to jump off the boat, snorkel, swim around the boat, or swim to the island. This gorgeous and unique island has no inhabitants but is populated with law protected deer, wild goats, rabbits, and peacocks.
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Make a final journey around 3:00 PM towards the beautiful island of Aegina. The island is famous for its white stone houses, flowery backyards, pistachios, the red volcanic landscape, sensational food, the temple of Apollo, and the temple of Aphaia; in fewer words an earthly paradise for those who want to escape modern life. Here, you can enjoy the crystal-clear water and sandy beaches of the island while exploring the breathtaking waterfront and traditional Greek cuisine. An excellent selection of jewelry, clothes, and textiles is available from the locals.
Greek Lifestyle – Islands
At approximately 4:45 PM, you will sail back to the port of Marina Zeas while enjoying the ambiance of select and chill music, delicious Mediterranean fruits, coffee, and drinks. Of course, on the islands, you will have the fantastic opportunity to explore the main attractions. Be able to buy souvenirs in your Athens tours, engage with the locals and experience the Greek life or just simply swim, relax, and enjoy. On the boat, you are promised an amazing atmosphere, fruit basket, sweets, snacks and drinks, chill music, stops for swimming and sunbathing.
One day cruise
Spend a day cruising to the 3 main islands in the Saronic Gulf and explore the popular islands on your own. Onboard you will enjoy lunch and traditional Greek singing and dancing.
On this full-day island voyage, you’ll cruise from Flisvos Marina on a 50-meter state-of-the-art ship. Luxuriously appointed with beautiful lounges and dining areas, you can enjoy culinary delights whenever you like.
Ports and Beautiful Greek Islands
The first port of call is Hydra, a small but beautiful island steeped in history and a popular destination that’s not far from the Greek mainland. Its cobblestone streets, where donkeys are the primary mode of transportation, are lined with mansions and centuries-old churches.
Poros is an island of peace, romance, and relaxation. The island’s pine trees line the rugged shores and the sandy beaches. Approaching Poros by sea, you’ll see the historical clock tower atop the island’s highest hill.
Some of the beach houses are mostly neoclassical in style, with the first built-in 1463 in the area around the clock tower. Explore the town center and the Archaeological Museum. Lining the narrow streets of Poros, you will have the chance to come across shops, cafés, taverns, and many bars playing both Greek and foreign music.
Aegina Tour in Greece – Visit Aegina
Aegina is the land of the legendary Achilles. Visit the Temple of Aphaea, enjoy the best Athens tours, situated atop a pine-covered hill in the northeastern part of the island. This was the prototype for the Parthenon.
When the skies are clear, you can see the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion and the Acropolis of Athens from this spot. With the Temple of Aphaea, these temples form an isosceles triangle, which was the holy triangle of ancient times. See the church of Saint Nectarios, which houses a silver urn with the relics of St. Nectarios, the patron saint of the island.
Delphi tour – Make a Booking
Immerse yourself in the myths and monuments of classical Greece on this full-day tour of Delphi from Athens. Explore the UNESCO-listed archeological site of Delphi and learn how the city was considered the center of the world in ancient Greece.
Arrive in Delphi, and visit the famous theatre, where you will enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and get an insight into the world of the Ancient Greeks. Visit the Temple of Apollo, the center of Ancient Greece and best-known for its famous oracle.
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Tour the Museum of Delphi, home to a unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinoos, providing an amazing insight into Ancient Greek culture and history. After a lunch break, visit Athena Pronaia Sanctuary, the most photographed spot in Delphi.
Then, head back to Athens via the beautiful mountain village of Arachova, situated on the hills of the Parnassus Mountains, where the tour will stop for a short photo opportunity.
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