Athens City and Acropolis Half Day Tour

Explore Athens and visit many of its principal modern and classical sites, including Syntagma square, the Parliament, and the hip Plaka district. See the striking contrast of the modern city to the remains of the glorious past and discover the wonderful culture that made the city a center for the arts, learning and philosophy. Before ascending the Acropolis, admire the fantastic view of the city below.
The visit to the Acropolis is a must this has been the Holy Rock and the heart of Athens for six thousand years. You will see historical monuments such as the Parthenon. The perfection of Architecture itself, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit,” the monument that “puts order in the mind,” the Parthenon.

  It is a symbol of culture, science, and civilization.

The Olympic Stadium, the world’s nicest marble stadium.

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The Greek Parliament, the changing of the guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

PnyxSocrates’ prison, Ancient Agora, etc. KeramikosMuseumHoly Gate,Thission.

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 See the panoramic view of Athens and spectacular sunrises from Lycabettus hill from where all islands are visible. It is absolutely splendid!

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See the temple of Olympic ZeusHadrian’s Arch, the University and its library as well as Aristotle’s Lyceum!

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Visit the ancient (reconstructed) Athenian battleship “Trireme” a symbol of the power of Athens and much more which is not possible by bus tours or other kinds of tour transport.
With this Acropolis half day tour you will enjoy one of the top UNESCO’S world heritage monuments.
You will be impressed and you will get to know Athens, the world’s leading city of culture and the birthplace of Democracy.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fee to the acropolis of Athens
  • Entrance fee to Athens acropolis museum (if option selected)
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup