Athens Full Day Tour

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On this Athens full-day tour you’ll have the time to see 2 museums that you like as well as the attractions of the city. You will experience Greek hospitality and you will enjoy some traditional Greek food together with free time for shopping and lunch in the Plaka area.

Your private tour starts with Lycabettus hill, where you will be able to enjoy the breathtaking view of the city from 250 meters high. After taking some pictures we continue to see Queen Sofias Av. passing by some museums such as the War Museum, the Byzantine, and the Cycladic art museum. Then we will pass by the ex-residence of Heinrich Schleeman who found Mycenae and Troy and we will stop at the Athens trilogy for some photos.

The Athens full-day private tour continues to the Acropolis where we can skip the line. A complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (dedicated to Athena), the best example of classic architecture from the 5th-century BC, Erectheion (the temple with 6 Caryatides statues), the Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Goddess), Propylaia (the entrance gate of the site), Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Dionysus theater(the first theatre of the world) and finally, the Mars Hill or Areios Pagos (the first ancient court and the place that St. Paul preached Christianity for the first time in Athens).

Our next archaeological site will be the temple of Olympian Zeus(the largest in Greece), the Panathenaic Stadium(first Olympics), the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier, and the Changing of the Guards (Euzones) at Syntagma square, the ancient Agora with its fabulous museum and the temple of Hephaestus (center of ancient Athens and marketplace).

Later on, we will stop at the Plaka area for strolling and shopping as well as for a lunch in a Greek restaurant(free time). Then we will see Monastiraki and Athinas street, these areas are the most touristic. You can always choose to visit the National Archaeological Museum or the Acropolis Museum during the tour or to change the itinerary. Finally, we will drive you back to your hotel, Athens Airport, or to the Piraeus cruise terminal.

Departure & Return Location

Hotel, Port or Airbnb

Departure Time

Morning between 7 -11 AM

Price Includes

  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Pick up/drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Water

Price Excludes

  • Licensed Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Food or beverages
Good to know
  • Athens full day covers all major sites. You can always customize the tour as you wish to.
  • Driver-guides can not escort you inside Museums or sites. You can hire a licensed guide with an extra cost. 
  • Duration of tour is 8 hours.
  • Price is per vehicle, not per person.
  • Entrance fee to Acropolis costs 20 Euros, 30 Euros for multi-ticket, 10 Euros for National Archaeological Museum and 10 Euros for Acropolis Museum.
  • Reduced admission (50%) in winter period from Nov. 1st till March 31. Also, children between age of 6-25 (outside E.U) or seniors after 65 years old (citizens E.U). In addition, note that an ID or a copy is necessary.
  • Free admission for up to 25 years old from countries of E.U.
  • Children up to 5 years old from countries outside E.U.
  • Highschool & University students over 25 years old from countries of E.U. (only with ID proof)
  • Days of free admission: March 6, April 18, May 18, October 28 and last weekend of September.

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Highlights
  • Acropolis
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Ancient Agora
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Plaka
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Changing of the guards
  • Monastiraki
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