private tour of Classical Athens from the Corinthian Region

Tours in Athens

In this tour you will start exploring the city centre and the most important archaeological sites of Athens with the Panathenaic Stadium, which is also known as Kallimarmaro Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. You’ll also see the Greek Parliament, the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, and watch the Changing of the Guards. After the Greek Parliament you will see Zappeion (Conference and Exhibition Hall) and then you will proceed to the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus. Continue passing by Hadrian Arch and the National Garden. After that we will visit the Acropolis and we will visit Propylae, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and Erechtheion. The Acropolis Museum is another highlight on this tour, a perfect follow-up to exploring the sights at the Acropolis itself. Recognized as one of the top museums in the world, you’ll find yourself up close to the impressive marble masterpieces found on the Acropolis. We will also drive through Plaka (the oldest neighborhood in Athens) the picturesque quarter of the city, where there are little shops with handmade crafts and gifts for you to buy and Monastiraki (Flea Market), where you can have a pleasant walk and shopping with your friends and family.

Athens Tour Highlights
-The Acropolis or Sacred Rock
-The Parthenon
-Ancient Agora
-The Ancient Agora
-The Acropolis Museum
-Constitution Square ( Syntagma ) to view the House of Parliament
-Memorial of the Unknown Soldier.
-Evzones guarding the Presidential Palace
-Lunch at an authentic Greek taverna

From the Acropolis you can also look down upon:
The Ancient Agora Tower of Winds * The famous Herodes Atticus

The city with the most glorious history in the world! A city worshiped by the Gods and people!
Classical Athens was a powerful city-state that emerged in conjunction with the sea going development of the port of Piraeus. A centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum, Athens,largely due to the impact of its cultural and political achievements during the 5th and the 4th centuries BC on the rest of the then known European continent is referred to as the Cradle of Western civilization and birthplace of Democracy.
Athens is home to two UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES, the ACROPOLIS of Athens and the medieval DAPHNI Monastery. The heritage of the classical era is still evident in the city, represented by ancient monuments and works of art.The city also retains Roman and Byzantine monuments as well as a smaller number of Ottoman monuments.
Athens is a city of different aspects. A bustlling vivid city which balances harmoniously the old and the new age. A walk around the famous historic triangle (Plaka,Thission,Psyri),the old neighbourhoods reveal the coexistence of different eras. Old mansions, well preserved ones and other worn down by time. Luxurious department stores and small intimate shops, fancy restaurants and traditional tavernas all have their place in this city.
Activity level: Moderate
Duration: Full day
Type: Ancient History, Sightseeing, Walking, Full Day
For the Archeological sites in Athens:
Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
Valid for this tour: The Acropolis of Athens, The Ancient Agora of Athens & Museum of the Ancient Agora and The Temple of Zeus.
For the Acropolis Museum:
Full: €5, Reduced: €3

* Students of non European Union countries holders of an international student card are entitled to 50% discount on the entrance fee. Young people up the age of 18 are entitled to free admission. European Union students are entitled to free entrance while European Union senior citizens over 65 have 50% discount on entry to all Greek museums and archaeological sites.

Free admission days : 6 March, 5 June , 18 April, 18 May, the last weekend of September annually, Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March, first Sunday of every month, except for July, August and September and on 27 September International Tourism Day.

The Acropolis is open: In Winter: From Nov 1st to March 31st: 8:30am-3:00pm - In Summer: 8.00am-8.00pm (last entry 7:30pm)

Closed on Holidays: Jan 1st, March 25th, May 1st, Oct 28th.
Christmas and Boxing Day: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Good Friday: open from 12noon to 3:00pm.
Holy Saturday: open from 8:30am to 3:00pm
Easter Monday: open from 08:30am to 3:00pm.

Infant seats available
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Pickup Information

Athens International Airport
Centre of Athens
Piraeus port
Corinth Suburban Train Station (Proastiakos)
All Hotels, AirBnbs and Apartments from the regions listed above
    Private Certified Tourist Guide (Available Upon Request At Extra Charge)
    Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    Port pickup and drop-off
    Private tour
    Round-trip private transfer
    Transport by private vehicle
    Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    We speak your language
    On-board WiFi
    Handmade candies
    Refreshment wipes
    Bottled water
    Accommodation as per itinerary
    Coffee and/or Tea
Private Certified Tourist Guide (Available Upon Request At Extra Charge)
Food and drinks
Gratuities (Appreciated not expected!)