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Immerse Yourself In Athens

Duration
2 days (8H per day approx)
Depart from
Your accommodation in Athens/ Piraeus or Athens Airport

ITINERARY

          Day 1 

  • Our driver will meet you at your Athens accommodation and take you directly to the Acropolis where you will visit the Parthenon, the Erechtheion , the Temple of Athena Nike and you will also get the chance to see the theatre of Dionysus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.The whole visit usually takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • Next stops will be the Temple or Zeus (about 15-min visit) , the Panathenaic (old Olympic) Stadium (short stop) and the changing of the guards ceremony (about 15 minutes) . We continue with a driving tour passing by the Athenian Trilogy (University, Library and Academy of Athens) before we head to the highest point of the city , Lycabettus Hill, to enjoy the stunning view.
  • The next archeological sight you will visit is the Ancient Agora which includes the Stoa of Attalos and the Temple of Hephaestus ( approximately 75 minutes ) .
  • Following the visit to the Agora , you will do a lunch stop for about 1 hour at a place that will be discussed directly with the driver.
  • The last stop of this day is the Acropolis museum where you will spend about 90 minutes before our driver takes you to your Athens accommodation.

          Day 2

  • The second day starts with a visit to Kerameikos , the biggest and most importan   cemetery of Athens (about 60 minutes).
  • After Kerameikos , we start our drive towards western Attica with optional stop at Plato’s Academy,to reach the town of Eleusis where was the home of the most famous secret religious rite of the ancient world (about 60 minutes).
  • On the way back to Athens , we will pass through Piraeus port and the local neighbourhood with its beautiful ports of Marina Zea,Kastela and Mikrolimano where you can stop for lunch at a seaside restaurant (about 75 minutes).
  • It is now time to head back to the city to visit the National Archeological Museum which is the largest in Greece (about 2 hours).
  • The tour now ends with the drop off back to your Athens accommodation or the airport/Piraeus port.

          NOTES : 

  1. Due to unforeseen circumstances (traffic, weather conditions,etc) this itinerary may be altered in discussion with your driver , to your best interest.
  2. Since this is a private tour, the allocated visiting times to the sights can be altered depending on your needs, again after discussion with your driver and as long as the duration of the tour remains the same.
  3. Some days of the week (usually Tuesday) , the sight of Eleusis is closed so in that case  we will reverse day 2 with day 1 itineraries.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Acropolis
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Changing of the guards
  • Ancient Agora
  • Acropolis Museum
  • National Archeological Museum
  • Kerameikos
  • Eleusis

TERMS OF SERVICE

For your safety inside the vehicle, drivers provide commentary only when it is deemed safe to do so while driving. When your driver must concentrate during difficult driving conditions, please refrain from any distracting behaviour as your safety during the tour is our top priority. Your Driver will drop you off as close to the sites as legally possible and in accordance to the Municipality and Traffic laws of Athens. Our service is solely confirmed when the potential customer has received and email confirming services along with the details of the tour. If the confirmation email is not received than please conclude that the service has not been confirmed. We suggest you contact us immediately for further clarification.

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  • 1 January
  • 25 March
  • Labour Day (usually May 1st)
  • Easter Sunday
  • 25 December
  • 26 December
  • Every Tuesday Eleusis is closed

 

 

  • 1 January
  • 25 March
  • Labour Day (usually May 1st)
  • Easter Sunday
  • 25 December
  • 26 December
  • Every Tuesday Eleusis is closed

 

 

  • Entrance fees into the archaeological areas of Athens (Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Ancient Agora, and Kerameikos) are 30 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office of any site).
  • Entrance fees into the Acropolis Museum are 10 Euro pp
  • Entrance fees into the Eleusina archaeological area are 6 Euro pp.
  • Entrance fees into the National Archaeological Musuem are 7 Euro pp.

Free admission (for all) on the following dates:

  • 6 March
  • 18 April
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days
  • 28 October
  • Every 1st Sunday of the month from November till March

Thousands of Happy Customers

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Vicki Masters, Australia

We all very much enjoyed our tour around Athens. Our tour guide was well spoken, pleasant & gave us quite a bit of knowledge about Athens. We highly recommend your company.

Annette & Howard Cooper

My husband Howard and I would like to thank you very much for arranging our tour of Athens last week. We felt that we saw more of Athens in one day than many people are able to see on their own in a week.

Barry Strauss, USA

“Dear George, Thank you for an unforgettable day of touring yesterday. Marcia and I feel fortunate to have met you. We are grateful for your splendid display of Greek φιλοξενία. With best wishes!”

Bill & Sharon , USA

We just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our trip with you last week. You helped to make our 25th anniversary trip to Greece something that we will never forget. Thanks so much for the pastries and peaches you gave us.

Craig., USA

Υour service was just what we needed. We were all jet lagged and couldn’t think, so George did our thinking for us. Lots of good stories and Cape Sounion was beautiful.

Deborah Bennett, USA

George, Just wanted to let you know what a GREAT time we had with your son Dennis when we were in Athens 2 weeks ago from our NCL Jade cruise…he was polite, informative, gracious, attentive. We certainly enjoyed our all too brief visit, thanks to his help!

Charlotte, USA

We are hoping to be back in Athens early next year and will defiantly use your company for our travel and touring needs. Thank you again for the first class service.

Andrea Bry, USA

I wanted to write to tell you how much we enjoyed our tour of Athens with your son Billy. I will forward your information to our travel agent for her information and future clients.

Ajay & Khyati, USA

Makis kept the trip enjoyable and was a pleasure to have as our guide. The 4 days we spent with in the Greek countryside were an excellent time in many aspects and will live as a fond memories for us.

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