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Athens, Acropolis Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tour

Athens, GR
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Athens, Acropolis Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tour

Athens, GR
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Experience the captivating history of Athens on the Athens, Acropolis Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tour. Walk in the footsteps of ancient philosophers as you explore the iconic Acropolis of Athens, home to the Parthenon and other impressive ancient monuments. Marvel at the splendor and wealth of Athens at its golden age, as you immerse yourself in the history and culture of this ancient city. You will also visit the renowned Acropolis Museum, filled with fascinating artifacts from the archaeological site. In addition, you will have the opportunity to see the Herod Atticus Odeon, the Panathenaic Stadium, and the National Archaeological Museum, which houses antiquities from all over Greece. End the tour with a journey through the neighborhoods of Athens, where you can taste the traditional street food, souvlaki. Discover the hidden treasures of Athens and create lasting memories on this exclusive private tour.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 5 hours
  • Suitable for 1-8 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit the famous Acropolis of Athens
  • Explore the Herod Atticus Odeon
  • Discover the treasures at the Acropolis Museum
  • Experience the historic Panathenaic Stadium
  • Take a tour of the Center of Athens and see Syntagma Square
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Mercedes VIP van
  • Hotel, Port of Piraeus or Athens Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Child/infant seat available upon request
  • Gratuities
  • Entry fee for Acropolis, Via Dion. Areopagitou str. (April-October:20 Eur, November-March:10 Eur)
  • Entry fee for Acropolis Museum, Dion. Areopagitou str. (April-October:15 Eur, November-March:10 Eur)
  • Entry fee Panathenaic Stadium, V.Konstantinou Av. (10 Eur during the whole year)
  • Entry fee for National Archaeological Museum, Patision (April-October: 12Eur, November-March: 6Eur)
  • Food

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Introduction

Welcome to the Athens, Acropolis Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tour! This tour offers a complete journey through the history of the ancient city of Athens, where democracy was born. Prepare to walk in the footsteps of great philosophers like Socrates and Aristoteles, discovering both well-known landmarks and hidden gems along the way. With the assistance of our knowledgeable driver, you will gain a deeper understanding of Athens' rich history and modern reality.

What to expect?

During this half-day private tour, you can expect a comprehensive exploration of Athens' most iconic sites. The tour lasts approximately 300 minutes and follows a carefully crafted itinerary to ensure you don't miss a thing. The highlights include a visit to the magnificent Acropolis, where you will be awed by the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaia, and the Temple of Athena Nike. Immerse yourself in the world of ancient Greek theater as you admire the grandeur of the Herod Atticus Odeon. Furthermore, the tour takes you to the renowned Acropolis Museum, the Panathenaic Stadium, the heart of Athens at Syntagma Square, and the impressive National Archaeological Museum.

Who is this for?

This unforgettable tour is suitable for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and anyone interested in the fascinating stories of ancient civilizations. Whether you are a solo traveler, a couple on a romantic getaway, or a family seeking educational experiences, this tour is designed to cater to all. Come and discover the wonders of Athens with us, as you delve into its vivid past and witness the breathtaking fusion of ancient and modern cultures.

Why book this?

Booking the Athens, Acropolis Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tour guarantees you an enriching and exclusive experience. Our knowledgeable driver will provide you with fascinating insights into the city's history, taking you on a journey through time. Unlike crowded group tours, this private tour allows for a more personalized experience, ensuring you can fully immerse yourself in the captivating stories and stunning architecture of Athens. With our expert guidance, you will gain a deeper appreciation for this ancient city and its contributions to Western civilization.

Good to know

It's important to note that this tour includes visits to various sites, so comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The duration of the tour is approximately 5 hours, allowing you ample time to explore each location without feeling rushed. As you embark on this cultural adventure, be prepared to be amazed by the rich history and vibrant atmosphere that surrounds you. Please keep in mind that food and drinks are not included in the tour price, but your knowledgeable driver will be more than happy to recommend local dining options where you can try traditional street food like souvlaki.

Reviews

Customers who have experienced the Athens, Acropolis Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tour have been overwhelmingly positive in their feedback. They praise the knowledgeable and friendly drivers who provided informative commentary throughout the tour. Many guests also appreciated the opportunity to visit both well-known and lesser-known sites, giving them a more comprehensive understanding of Athens' history. Overall, the tour has received rave reviews for its well-planned itinerary, personalized experience, and exceptional value for money. Prepare to be captivated by the wonders of Athens as you embark on this unforgettable journey through ancient Greece.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Acropolis

You will visit one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, the Acropolis of Athens, which was built in honor of Goddess Athena, the patron of the city. The monuments of the Acropolis (the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, and the Temple of Athena Nike), stand in harmony with their natural setting. The Acropolis of the 5th century BC is the most accurate reflection of the Splendour, power, and wealth of Athens at its greatest peak, the golden age of Perikles. In 1987 it was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Admission Not Included

Herod Atticus Odeon

(Pass by)

You will see the famous Romanian Theatre of Herod Atticus, which was built in 161 AD. The 4,500-seat theatre is considered as one of the world’s oldest and finest open-air theatres. It was renovated in 1950 and magical concerts still take place every summer during the Athens Festival.

Acropolis Museum

You will visit the Acropolis Museum, one of the most famous Museums in the world, which is mainly focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The Museum opened in 2009 and the top-floor dedication to the Parthenon's metopes, frieze, and pediments is the highlight of the Acropolis Museum.

Admission Not Included

Panathenaic Stadium

The Panathenaic Stadium was built in 144 AD and it hosted the 1st modern Olympic Games in 1896. The Stadium is built entirely of marble and nowadays it's the last venue in Greece from where the Olympic flame handover ceremony to the host nation takes place.

Admission Not Included

Syntagma

You will experience a small tour to the Center of Athens, where we will see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a cenotaph dedicated to the Greek soldiers killed during the war. You will see the Syntagma Square, which is the most central Square of Athens and you will admire amazing neoclassical buildings around the center, such as the Academy of Athens, the University of Athens, and the National Library. This short tour will take us almost 30min.

National Archaeological Museum

You will visit the largest Archaeological Museum in Greece and one of the most important in the world. The Museum was founded at the end of the 19th century and hosts antiquities from all over Greece. Highlight: Except for the amazing antiquities one meets in this Museum, it also hosts the "mechanism of Antikythera", which is considered the oldest known example of an analogue computer.

Admission Not Included

Athens

At the end of the experience, we will make a short tour to neighborhoods in Athens, and in case you wish, we can make a short stop so that you can taste the traditional street food, souvlaki. (Note: food/drinks are at your own expense and are not included in our price). This short tour will take us almost 30min. up to the drop-off point.

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