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Half-Day Private Tour in Athens Top Sights

The most convenient way to visit the top attractions in Athens city with your own pace!

Professional experienced driver explains in English the background and history of the monuments about to visit, stop in front of every entrance (where possible) and give you time to self explore the sights feed with the necessary information.

In a few words, you get a chauffeured Mercedes-Benz car at your disposal between all must-see sights for a pleasant yet informative tour in Athens.

per adult from

$384

NZD

Duration

4 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • English speaking professional driver (not licensed to escort you in sights)
    • Mercedes-Benz Vehicle
    • Bottled water - Mineral (Stillwater)
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Parking Fees
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The first stop is at the Acropolis, to see the architectural monuments of the Golden Age of Athens, including the Parthenon, Erectheion the temple of Athena Nike and the magnificent views of the city all the way to Aegean sea.
    The Acropolis is located on a flattish-topped rock that rises 150 m (490 ft) above sea level in the city of Athens, with a surface area of about 3 hectares.
    Most of the major temples, including the Parthenon, were built by order of Pericles during the so-called "Golden Age of Athens"(460–430 BC).


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou), Leoforos Amalias, Athens Greece

    The triumphal arch lies on an ancient street that led from the old city of Athens to the new, Roman section, built by Hadrian. It was constructed by the Athenians in A.D. 131, in honor of their benefactor emperor.

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    The Temple of Olympian Zeus Naós tou Olympíou Diós, also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC.
    The columns would stand 17 m (55 ft 9 in) high and 2 m (6 ft 7 in) in diameter.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The Panathenaic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main historic attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble in 1896 to host the first modern Olympic games.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Presidential Mansion, Herodou Attikou Street, Athens 106 74 Greece

    The Presidential Mansion is the place to be to see a Changing the Guard ceremony in Athens, Greece.

    Changing of the Guard ceremonies take place at the Presidential Mansion and at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which is off Syntagma Square below the Hellenic Parliament. The steps that the official ceremony requires at the time of changes are carried out in really slow motion to protect their blood circulation after 60 min of immobility

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens 114 71, Greece

    Top views of main attractions like Acropolis and Kallimarmaro Stadium best location for orientation of the city and top spot for memorable pictures.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

    The Academy's main building is one of the major landmarks of Athens. The building was designed as part of an architectural "trilogy" in 1859 by the Danish architect Theophil Hansen, along with the University and the National Library.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece

    The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum open to the public in 2009 focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It also lies over the ruins of a part of Roman and early Byzantine Athens. Recently was awarded the best museum in the world.
    Acropolis museum ranked 6th in the TripAdvisor's Travellers Choice Awards of the 25 Best Museums in the world for 2018

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We'd like to offer you the best private day tours around the city of Athens.Athens is an ancient city bursting with modern life. Enjoy a pleasurable day of sightseeing in the footsteps of Socrates and Plato! We offer you a half-day tour, with flexibility and personalization.English Speaking driver will meet you in your accommodation at the scheduled time.Ports
    • Piraeus Port Authority S.A., Akti Miaouli 10, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/1/2020 - 11/2/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Activity includes archaeological sites so make sure to have comfortable shoes clothing and sun cover
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

3

Organised by Athens Taxi Wagon

Activity ID: V-266534P12

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