Athens Shore Excursion: Tailor-Made Half-Day City Tour
Enjoy a private tailor-made tour of the city of Athens led by a personal professional guide. After an accurate pick up service from the cruise port of Piraeus, begin with a visit to the UNESCO-listed site of Acropolis which is the icon of Athens. Marvel at the monumental marble gates of the Propylae, the Temples of Athena, Nike and Parthenon. See also the famous Porch of Maidens at the Temple of Erectheion.
Continue for a visit to the Acropolis Museum, home to a multitude of archaeological finds from the Acropolis, walking past Herodion and Dionysos Theater. Acropolis Museum includes major attractions, votives, artifacts of everyday life, archaic statues, Caryatids and the Parthenon hall with displays from the pediments, the metopes and the frieze.
Choose to visit the National Library, or see the guards in their characteristic uniforms at the Royal Palace. Then you can see the Greek Parliament and familiarize yourself with how the different eras are layered upon each other in the city.
A visit to Plaka old disctrict is also recommended. As a main tourist attraction of Athens, Plaka has a lot of traditional restaurants and shops, mainly selling souvenirs as well as furs, leather clothes and fine handmade jewellery which stay open until late at night seven days a week. Your guide will suggest you the best places to have a delicious meal or a relaxing drink.
This tour is your best option to explore the city at your own pace and discover the ancient as well as the modern city of Athens. A flexible tour where you can put together with your guide a program according to your special interests.
- Transportation by luxury air conditioned vehicle
- Professional & licensed guide
- Pick up/drop off from/to Piraeus port
- Personal expenses
- Entrance fees
Guide: English or Italian or French.
Itinerary: Flexible itinerary. You can put together with your guide the itinerary that you will follow according the places that you would like to visit.
Sunday supplement has to be chosen for bookings on Sunday.