Athens Full Day Tour

Athens

Athens Full Day Tour

Duration :   8 Hours
Max People :    3
Start Location:   Pick up from hotel, Port or apartment
Total Seats :  3/3

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Duration: 8 hours

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YOUR HOTEL, PORT OR AIRBNB

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Athens Full Day Tour

 

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 Athens full day 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 continued 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 Schlieman who found Mycenae and Troy and we will stop at the Athens trilogy for some photos.

Athens Full Day Tour- Explore the Historical City

 

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).

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Feel like a local with the Athens full day tour

 


After the Persian wars, the Governor of the city Pericles concentrated the best architects, sculptors, and builders such as Iktinos, Kalikratis, and Fidias to work on these remarkable temples that were decorated according to mythological stories such as the battle of Athenians and Amazons- the battle between Gods and Titans, and the battle between Gods and Centaurus.

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

Shopping during the Athens full day tour

 

Later on, we will stop at the Plaka area for strolling and shopping as well as for lunch in a Greek restaurant(free time). Then we will see Monastiraki and Athinas Street, these are the most touristic areas of the city. 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.

Exploring the city’s rich history and culture

 

Athens is known as the cradle of Western civilization, and it is home to some of the most significant historical sites in the world. From the majestic Acropolis to the ancient Agora, a full day tour allows you to delve deep into the city’s rich history and culture. With a knowledgeable guide by your side, you will gain a deeper understanding of the significance of these ancient sites and the stories they hold. You will learn about the myths and legends of ancient Greece, and how they have shaped the world we live in today.

Convenience and time-saving aspects of a guided tour

One of the main advantages of taking a full day tour in Athens is the convenience and time-saving aspects it offers. Planning an itinerary and navigating a new city can be overwhelming, especially if you have limited time. By joining a guided tour, all the logistics and planning are taken care of for you. You don’t have to worry about transportation, finding your way around, or waiting in long queues. A full day tour allows you to make the most of your time in Athens, ensuring that you see the highlights of the city without any stress or hassle.

Expert local guides and their insights

 


A full day tour of Athens is not just about seeing the sights; it is also about gaining a deeper understanding of the city and its culture. This is where expert local guides play a crucial role. They are passionate about their city and its history, and their knowledge and insights will enrich your experience. They will share fascinating stories, legends, and historical facts that will bring the ancient ruins to life. Their expertise will enhance your understanding and appreciation of Athens, making your visit more meaningful and memorable.

Experiencing authentic local cuisine during the tour

 


No visit to Athens is complete without indulging in the city’s mouthwatering cuisine. Greek food is renowned for its fresh ingredients, bold flavors, and traditional cooking methods. By taking a full day tour, you will have the opportunity to sample authentic local dishes at some of the best eateries in Athens. From savory souvlaki and creamy tzatziki to flaky spanakopita and sweet baklava, your taste buds will be treated to a culinary adventure. The tour guides will also share their favorite food spots and recommend dishes that you might not have discovered on your own.

Faq Athens Full Day Tour

Yes, Athens Full Day Tour is family-friendly.

The Athens Full Day Tour includes

  • A guided tour of important places
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Pick up/drop off
  • Water

The duration of the tour is 8 hours.

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What's Included

  • A guided tour of important places
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Pick up/drop off
  • Water

What's Excluded

  • Licensed Guide
  • Lunch

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