About this Tour
Whether you want a tour of the highlights of the city of Athens or you want to get under its skin and visit all of the museums, we can fill the itinerary your way. Make your travel to Athens easy, fun and stress-free with our tailor-made private 5 hour tour. Tell us what you would like to do and your host of the tour will provide you with a variety of choices and an itinerary that exactly matches your preferences. With all the options it can seem overwhelming, so we have some small inclusions and top suggestions like The Acropolis of Athens which is a universal symbol of classical spirit and civilization. This is something you don't want to miss and our price includes a skip the line ticket for the acropolis hill. Also your tour host and driver will be there to give advice and assist you to craft the ideal tour at all times.
Οur tour will start with a pickup from your hotel and a small briefing from your host. We will then start for the Acropolis which besides being the greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, it also dominates the centre of the modern city offering panoramic views that will be perfect for photos. Our licensed guide will guide you through the monuments of Acropolis of the 5th century BC which is the most accurate reflection of the splendour, power and wealth of Athens at its greatest peak, the golden age of Perikles.
After Acropolis you will have the choice of visiting the museum of Acropolis which was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece, or visiting the temple of the Olympian Zeus that used to have 104 colossal columns and one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world. Hadrian's Arch stands there also which is a masterpiece of symmetry.
After that we will continue to the Royal Palace of Athens that houses the Parliament since 1934 and see the changing of the presidential guard and the monument of the Uknown Soldier. Then you will have the choice of visiting one of the oldest public museums in Greece the Numismatic (Coin) which is housed in Iliou Melathron, a two-story building impressively decorated. Enjoy a coffee in its beautiful garden before moving on to the University of Athens, the Academy and the Library, 3 of the most beautiful buildings Athens has to offer. At this time you will have the choice of lunch and our host will suggest the best restaurants depending on your appetite.
The Panathenaic Olympic Stadium is up next and also there is the choice of visiting the Archaeological Museum or South Suburbs of Athens and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, which is designed as a multifunctional arts, education and entertainment complex.
Tell us what you would like to do and your host of the tour will provide you with a variety of choices and an itinerary that exactly matches your preferences. Pack in as many museums and archaelogical locations as possible and receive information on cultural, historical and contemporary heritage and fully discover the vibe and atmposphere of every place you visit. You may also choose to incorporate some relaxation and free time to explore on your own terms. So after a journey through history and culture and numerous choices of activities and sightseeings that put together a tour of unparallel beauty and great interest, your driver will bring you back to your hotel.