Take a private tour of the ancient city of Athens with a personal expert guide. Visit the UNESCO-listed Acropolis, icon of Athens perched on its plateau and the Acropolis museum, full of art and masterpieces which adorned the temples.
Following a hotel pick-up by luxury air conditioned vehicle, head to Panathinaiko Stadium, cradle of the first modern Olympic games, which took place in 1896. Pass by the Greek Parliament in the former Royal Palace of Syntagma Square and watch the fanciful Evzoni Guards in their amber tunics. Continue to the stately Zappion Conference Center in the National Gardens of Greece. Proceed pass the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arc and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by more Evzones.
After passing by the handsome Numismatic Museum at Schlieman's House, the Catholic Cathedral and the Athens Neoclassical trilogy, you finally reach the impressive Acropolis. Visit the monumental marble gates of the Propylae, the Temples of Athena, Nike and Parthenon. See the famous Porch of Maidens at the Temple of Erectheion.
Continue with a pleasant short walk past Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the daring new Acropolis Museum. Home to a multitude of archaeological finds from the Acropolis, major attractions include votives, artifacts of everyday life, archaic statues, Caryatids and the Parthenon hall with displays from the pediments, the metopes and the frieze. Your private tour finishes with a drop off service to your hotel.
- Transportation by luxury air conditioned vehicle
- Professional & licensed guide
- Athens hotel pick up/drop-off service
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
Transportation: Deluxe Mercedes Taxi for 1 to 3 pax, and Deluxe Mini Van/Bus for 4 to 14 pax.
Guide: English or Italian or French.
For other languages as well as for bookings on Sunday extra fees will apply.