Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour

If you want to visit Athens but have only 5 hours, this is your best option. See the highlights of Athens skipping traffic on a private tour, feeling like a traveler.

per adult from

$104

NZD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Skip the line to purchase site tickets. [36€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens]
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees [36€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens]
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability [Additional cost - 200 €]
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

    Sightseeing in Athens starts with the hill of Acropolis which will make your day. On the historical hill, you will have the opportunity to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the monumental gateway (Propylaea), the Erechtheum and of course the famous Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Propylaea is the monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city. Built by the architect Mnesicles with Pentelic marble, their design was avant-garde. To the south-west of the Propylaea, on a rampart protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike.

    Pass By: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

    Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena. The eternal symbol of the Athenian Democracy and the Western Civilization.

    Pass By: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

    Temple of Poseidon and Athena, the strangest and most sacred place in ancient Athens.

    Pass By: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

    Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike or Wingless Victory.

    Pass By: Theater of Dionysus, Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus is a major theatre in Athens, considered to be the world's first theatre, built at the foot of the Athenian Acropolis.

    Pass By: Herod Atticus Odeon, Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens Greece

    The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone Roman theater structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The building was completed in 161 AD and then renovated in 1950.

    Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    After the Acropolis, we will head towards the Temple of Zeus, the biggest temple in antiquity, devoted to the King of the Gods, by way of Hadrian's Arch.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

    We will visit Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece

    We will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hellenic Parliament, Parliament Mansion, Athens GR-10021 Greece

    The Hellenic Parliament, in Greek known as Voulí ton Ellínon is the parliament of Greece, located in the Old Royal Palace, overlooking Syntagma Square in Athens. The Parliament is the supreme democratic institution that represents the citizens through an elected body of Members of Parliament.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece

    Syntagma Square is the central square of Athens. The square is named after the Constitution that Otto, the first King of Greece, was obliged to grant after a popular and military uprising on 3 September 1843.

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The Academy Building constitutes one of three parts in an “architectural trilogy”. It was founded with the Constitutional Decree of March 18th, 1926, as an Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts.

    Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. The splendid Athens University was designed by the Danish architect Christian Hansen and completed in 1864.

    Pass By: National Library of Greece, 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The National Library of Greece was built at the end of the 19th century, as the last of the Architectural Trilogy of Athens, a group of three neoclassical buildings which also includes the Academy and the University. The building was designed by Theophil Hansen.

    Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece

    Then moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, where you’ll have the best panoramic view of the city, from the hill of Acropolis to the Aegean Sea.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am. If for any reason this is not convenient for you we will adjust the time according to your needs.Ports
    • Piraeus Port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside any site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
    • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Our company complies with all the health instructions of the World Health Organization about COVID-19.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Olive Sea Travel

Activity ID: V-63145P4

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