Athens Sightseeing Tour, including the Acropolis AND the Museum of Acropolis
Available on the following days:
-. EVERY DAY from 15 November 2019 until 12 January 2020 (except 22, 25, 26, 29, 31 December, and 1, 5 January)
-. EVERY DAY except Sundays from 13 January until 8 March 2020
-. EVERY DAY from 9 March until 31 October 2020 (except 25 March)
Departs at 8:00 AM - returns at 1:45 PM.
Explore some of Greece’s greatest treasures and the best of modern Athens on this 3.5-hour morning Athens sightseeing tour. With an expert guide, take a coach tour of the major Athens sites, including the Greek Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium. Then, explore the Acropolis on foot to see the majestic Parthenon and other highlights.
The Athens half day tour begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma (Constitution Square), passing by National Garden, Hadrian's Arch, St. Paul’s Church, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Catholic Cathedral, and Schliemann's House.
You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Fine Arts of Athens, and the National Library. Your licensed guide will explain more about Athens' history, old and new, as you look at these stately buildings.
Continue for a photo stop at PANATHINAIKO STADIUM, the cradle
of the first Olympic Games of the modern era, which
took place in 1896 (short stop). It is the only stadium built out of white marble.
Proceed, passing by Zappeion, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch.
Make your way to the archaeological site of ACROPOLIS, an UNESCO's world heritage monument, and visit Propylae the monumental entrance to the Acropolis which blends Doric and Ionic building principles, the Temple of Athena Nike, which stands on a protruding mass of rock, protecting the gate to the citade, the Erechtheion with its porch of Maidens, and of course the PARTHENON, the monument that has
been described as "harmony between material
Continue the expert guided Athens tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the MUSEUM of ACROPOLIS. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. The main attractions include votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from the archaic period, the Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze, which will impress you!
The price includes:
Transport by luxury A/C bus
Professional and licensed guide
Skip-the-line at the Acropolis
and the Museum of Acropolis (entry without queuing)
Special price: 47 per adult (lowest price guarantee!)
per child (under 12 y.o.): 27
The above do NOT include the entrance fees to the Acropolis site and the Museum of Acropolis.
-. From November 2019 until March 2020, the entrance fees are 15 Euro per adult (over 18 years-old), paid in advance during the booking of the tour. During this period, the price per child is 5 Euro higher.
-. From April until October 2020, the entrance fees are 30 Euro per adult (over 18 years-old), paid in cash to the guide at the start of the tour.
-. Children under 18 years-old with European passports, need to show their passports for entering the Acropolis site free of charge and getting a reduction on the Museum of Acropolis. Children with other passports are charged as adults (according to the current notifications).
-. The entrance fees are subject to change at any time!
Infants under 4 years-old (who are not occupying a seat
in the coach) are carried Free of Charge.
* The same tour is performed also without the Museum of Acropolis (at a slightly lower price). Please find the details here.