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Skip The Line: Pathenon, Αcropolis Museum & Cape Sounio Including Lunch
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4.8 out of 5 based on 51 reviews
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08:30
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10 Hours
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Athens
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  • Skip the long lines and save time
  • Full day trip of Athens highlights including visit to Cape Sounion
  • Travel back in time during visit at the impressive Panathinaiko Stadium 
  • Guided tour of UNESCO-listed Acropolis & the New Acropolis museum
  • Typical Greek lunch at traditional restaurant in Plaka with vegeterian options
  • Marvel at the Temple of Poseidon and discover the stirring legends that surround it
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From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see with this full day trip all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.

The Athens full-day tour depart for  a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first  Olympic Games took place in 1896. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS.

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and  Acropolis museum one day tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the  ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives,  statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

After a morning tour full of images continue in a local  restaurant (Tripadvisor awarded) under the slopes of Acropolis for lunch. After lunch depart for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to CAPE SOUNION. Cape Sounion is only 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Athens, making it the perfect lazy afternoon tour destination. The Cape's Temple of Poseidon is perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea. The view across the Aegean is magnificent with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world, extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day. The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 B.C., and many of its original Doric columns are still standing. One of the columns has a graffiti left by none other than Lord Byron in the early 1800s. The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.

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  • Transport by luxury air conditioned bus
  • Professional and lisensed guide
  • Hotel pick up/drop off service
  • Lunch
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  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
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Entrance fees: Admission tickets for Acropolis, Acropolis museum and temple of Poseidon are being paid to the guide at the start of the tour offering skip-the-line access.

For Acropolis hill and Cape Sounio, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended.

 

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4.8 out of 5 based on 51 reviews
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Reviewed May 16, 2019

George is a great knowledgeable Guide. We can only but recommend him.

We walked for 10 km in 5 hours away from the beaten tracks to places we would never have found ourselves

PaulUnited States
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

A very well organised tour

We thoroughly enjoyed the One Day Tour of Acropolis & Cape Sounio. We are very impressed with our guide, Dimitris who is very knowledgeable and providing the information with interest and succinct. He also control the group professionally. Our bus driver Mr Nicholas is also a very good driver and friendly. The bus is clean and comfortable. We give Key Tour a 5 Stars for this tour. Keep up the good work Key Tour overall very happy and definitely will recommend to my friends who are visiting Athens.

Sally
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Reviewed February 5, 2019
nothing to add was perfect
James NUnited States
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

The tour guides were very informative and nice.

Richard NUnited States
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Loved it. Food was good. Guide was very passionate and informative.

Jacinta OUnited States
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Great tour and tour guide. Worth the money and the time.

Antonio AUnited States
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Kostas was very informative, kind, and patient, even with the inevitable kuncklehead in every group that wanders off. Lunch was pretty decent as well, and the tour allows for some free time for pictures and exploration.

Daniel
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