Athens alone is worth a trip to Greece : the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Acropolis Museum, the Plaka area, Monastiraki area, the antique agora, the Syndagma (Constitution) square are – just to name a few - some of the highlights of the city.
Delve into the rich history of Athens with this half-day private sightseeing tour and explore the UNESCO-listed ruins of the Acropolis, one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this private guided excursion will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.
Start with an accurate pick-up service from your Athens hotel and travel into the heart of Athens with your expert guide. See the Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier. Continue passing by the University, the National Library and the Numismatic Museum at Schlieman's House. Driving down Herod Atticus Street, marvel at the Evzones in their traditional uniform and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis, see the majestic Hadrian's Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era was held in 1896.
Next is the sight that's sure to be a highlight of any visitor's list: the breathtaking Acropolis. Climb up to the Acropolis and visit Parthenon, the monumental marble gates of the Propylaia, the Temple of Athena Nike and the famous Porch of Maidens at the temple of Erechtheion. Explore the site at your own pace and enjoy unique panoramic views. Your private experience finishes with a drop off back at your hotel.