Day Tour In Athens Greece
Day Tour In Athens Greece
Max People : 10
Start Location: pick up/drop from your hotel or Port
Total Seats : 10/10
Price per Group
PICK UP/DROP FROM YOUR HOTEL OR PORT
Athens Tour – Best Choice in Athens
Enjoy the Athens tour and experience the glorious monuments of this historical city where theatre and Democracy were born. Athens, Greece is considered the cradle of civilization where great philosophers such as Socrates and Plato lived.
Ancient Greece – Athens Sightseeing Tour
You will visit the Panathenaic Stadium (the only marble stadium in the world!) where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896, built over the ruins of the ancient Roman stadium of Athens, the new Acropolis Museum which is considered as one of the best of the world, the Zappeion Congress and Exhibition center, the temple of Olympian Zeus (one of the biggest temples in history) and Hadrian’s Arch.
History of Athens – Greece
You will admire the theater of Dionysus (the first theater of the world), the Odeon of Herod the Atticus, this ancient Greek theatre is used every summer for the Athens Festival.
You will see the Propylaea (entrance gate), the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon. Continuing our sightseeing Athens city tour we will see the spectacular view of the city from Lycabettus hill (247 m. High).
After we heading to Syntagma square to visit the Parliament building which used to be the King’s Palace to see the changing of Royal Guards at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Omonia Square where all distances in Greece are measured, the Open Flea Market in the Monastiraki area situated close to the ancient agora, the areas of Plaka also mentioned as the neighborhood of Gods. A walking tour in this area is a wonderful experience.
The Anglican church of St. Paul (build in 1930), the President of Democracy and Prime Minster’s houses, the Numismatic Museum (ex-Heinrich Schliemann’s Residence), the Academy of Arts and Sciences, the University, and the National Library, also known as the Athens trilogy.
We will pass by the museums of Benaki, Cycladic Art, Byzantine art. After these private Greece Athens tours, we return to your hotel, Athens Airport, or Piraeus cruise terminal.
Α few words about athens… Embarking on a day tour in Athens, Greece, unveils a captivating journey through a city steeped in history, mythology, and cultural richness. Athens, often referred to as the cradle of Western civilization, boasts a tapestry of ancient wonders and modern marvels that make a day tour a compelling and significant experience.
The significance of a day tour in Athens lies in the unique opportunity it provides to immerse oneself in the birthplace of democracy and philosophy. Visitors can explore iconic landmarks such as the Acropolis, where the Parthenon stands as a testament to ancient Greek architectural brilliance. The significance of these historical sites extends beyond their physical presence; they serve as windows into a bygone era, offering glimpses into the intellectual and artistic achievements of classical Greece.
Moreover, Athens is a living museum, where the past seamlessly integrates with the present. A day tour allows travelers to stroll through the historic Plaka neighborhood, where narrow cobblestone streets wind their way past charming tavernas, artisan shops, and neoclassical buildings. The bustling Monastiraki Flea Market beckons, showcasing a vibrant blend of tradition and contemporary flair.
The Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural masterpiece, is another highlight of a day tour in Athens. It not only houses a wealth of artifacts from the Acropolis but also serves as a bridge connecting ancient heritage to the present, fostering a deeper understanding of Greece’s cultural legacy.
Beyond the historical and cultural significance, a day tour in Athens is an immersive experience in the city’s lifestyle. From savoring traditional Greek cuisine in quaint tavernas to engaging with locals in lively street markets, visitors can absorb the city’s authentic ambiance.
Places You’ll See :
- A guided tour of important places
- English speaking driver-guide
- Pick up/drop off
- Unlimited bottled water
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- Licensed Guide