Athens City Break

Join our 4-day city break and visit one of the most ancient cities in the world. Discover the hidden myths and legend of the Greek mythology by visiting the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio and get an insight about the pillars of the modern democracy by visiting the Parliament and Acropolis museum. Athens is a fascinating town full of highlights and surprises, also famous for its vibrant nightlife and Greek cuisine. This trip will fill all your senses and will leave great memories for the lifetime.

per adult from

$698

NZD

Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Operated with English speaking local guide during the half-day Athens city tour on day 2
    • Arrival transfer from Athens International airport or Piraeus port to the hotel in Athens
    • Departure transfer from the hotel in Athens to Athens International airport or to Piraeus port
    • Air-conditioned transportation for Athens half day city tour on day 2 on a shared basis
    • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: half-day city tour of Athens with Acropolis site
    • and museum (day 2)
    • Meet & Greet on day 1
    What's excluded :
    • Any airfares or airport taxes, supplements for which are quoted separately if applicable
    • International nor domestic flights
    • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls,
    • alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, and video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses
    • Any visit not mentioned in the programme
    • Optional tours and activities
    • Travel Insurance, any loss or cost due to unforeseen circumstances:flight delays, accidents,etc.
    • City tax for the hotel overnights. Clients will have to pay the TAX on the spot at the hotels.
    • Visa fees

  • Day 1: ARRIVAL ATHENS

    Stop At: Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
    On your arrival in Athens airport or port, you will be met and greeted by our tour representative, who will assist you with the transfer and with the check-in to your hotel in Athens. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to explore this never sleeping city. You may optionally visit Syntagma Square and get into the city’s vibe or explore the city in our “One night in Athens” tour, which will offer you the first insight into the ancient history of the cradle of the civilization. Enjoy shopping in one of the most popular streets of the city in the Kolonaki area or Ermou, and have a nice, quiet walk at the beautiful alleys of Plaka (the old district) where you can also find a big number of small shops selling souvenirs and other local artifacts.
    Overnight in Athens.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4*

    Day 2: ATHENS: HALF-DAY CITY TOUR

    Stop At: Arion Athens Hotel, Agiou Dimitriou 18, Athina 105 54, Greece
    Early in the morning, after breakfast, begin your half-day Athens city tour at 7:35 am. Meet your guide in front of your hotel, hop on to your bus and explore the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city (clients accommodated in hotel Fresh will be picked up from the hotel´s reception; clients accommodated at the hotel Arion, will be picked up from the doorway of the hotel Cecile, Athinas 39, Athina 105 54, Greece, 2 min far from the hotel Arion). Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (shortstop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts an order in the mind", the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum (due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed). You will be back at the hotel at approx. at 13:30 pm. The rest of the day at leisure. Give a try to the local gastronomy at one of the Greek taverns and enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean coast or stroll down to ancient streets one more time and absorb this exclusive atmosphere on your own.
    Overnight in Athens.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4*

    Day 3: ATHENS

    Stop At: Arion Athens Hotel, Agiou Dimitriou 18, Athina 105 54, Greece
    Wake up to luscious breakfast at the hotel and enjoy your day at leisure in this fascinating city. Explore the city on your own rhythm, or you can book our optional one day cruise to three Saronic islands (Poros – Hydra – Aegina) and gain thousands of memories (not included, optional extra). If you decide to book this optional tour, you will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning in order to take you by coach to the port for embarkation on the cruise ship. At 08:15 the cruise ship departs and sails for the first stopover on the island of Hydra. You will spend approximately one hour, thus you have free time to explore the unique island. Embarkation and sail to the island of Poros, separated from Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros town. Leisure time in Poros will be approximately 60 minutes. After two hours trip we shall arrive to the last port, the island of Aegina, where you have time to swim to the nearest beaches of the island. Total time to be spent one hour and a half. Lunch is served on board during the voyage. Re-embarkation and sailing back to the port. Arrive late in the afternoon and transfer by coach back to your hotel.
    Overnight in Athens.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4*

    Day 4: DEPART ATHENS

    Stop At: Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
    Wake up to your beautiful breakfast in the hotel and enjoy your last day in this long-standing metropolis. At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the airport of Athens (or Piraeus port) to take your flight home or to your following destination.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airport or PortAirports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Athens, Greece, Athens 105 52, Greece
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Standard Hotel Category 4/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    4/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Superior Hotel Category 4/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    4/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • On day 2, the pick-up point for the clients accommodated at the hotel Arion is in front of the hotel Cecile, in Athinas 39, Athina 105 54, Greece, 2 min far from the hotel Arion. (Please arrive at the mentioned meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier).
    • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice
    • Hotel early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The distances and travel times described in the itinerary may vary.
    • No refund for unused services. Splitting of package is not allowed
    • Optional “Night out in Athens tour” is available in English and it includes: shared transportation, dinner in a typical Greek tavern with live music and Greek folk dances
    • Optional “One day cruise to three Saronic islands (Poros – Hydra – Aegina)” includes transfer from the hotel to the port, transfer from the port to the hotel, boat excursion, lunch on board, entertainment onboard
    • Please note city tax for the hotel overnights will be paid directly at the hotel.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Covid-19 risk assessment of the activity completed (routes, visit of sights, possible crowds, number of people in the group, reduced services).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

3

Organised by Destination Services Greece

Activity ID: V-131812P11

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