Athens Private Museum Tour: Cycladic Art and Benaki Museum
Get a true glimpse into Greek culture and tradition from ancient times till today’s modern living in Athens combined with all the must-see points of the city. Visit with a professional expert guide two of the most impressive museums of Athens that are not included in any other organized or private tour.
After an accurate pick up by luxury air conditioned vehicle from your Athens hotel head to Kolonaki, a wealthy, chic and upmarket district, and a fashionable meeting area. There, is located the Museum of Cycladic Art, which is dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC.
Continue with a visit to the Benaki Museum. This group of collections comprises many distinct categories totalling more than 40,000 items, illustrating the character of the Greek world through a spectacular historical panorama: from antiquity and the age of Roman domination to the medieval Byzantine period; from the fall of Constantinople (1453) and the centuries of Frankish and Ottoman occupation to the outbreak of the struggle for independence in 1821; and from the formation of the modern state of Greece (1830) down to 1922, the year in which the Asia Minor disaster took place. Your private tour finishes with a drop off service back to your hotel.
- Transportation by luxury air conditioned vehicle
- Professional & licensed guide
- Athens hotel pick up/drop-off service
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Personal expenses
Keeping you safe (COVID-19 measures): Our staff is trained in the latest hygiene protocols and cleaning procedures. They use personal protective equipment (face masks/shields and optional gloves) and their temperature/wellness will be monitored daily to ensure a safe travel experience for you. Face masks are also required for travellers inside the museums. All our vehicles are regurarly sanitized and equipped with CARBON filters which capture more than 99% of even microscopic bacteria and viruses. In addition, all sensitive touch areas such as seats, armrests, sidewalls, overhead bins, etc. are intensively cleaned and sanitized. Moreover, sanitizing dispensers are available at the doors. Whisper audio devices will be given to all our travelers to keep social distance guidelines which are sanitized thoroughly both from our staff but also inside the charging cases with UVC lights.
Transportation: By Deluxe Mercedes Taxi for 1 to 3 pax, and Deluxe Mini Bus for 4 to 14 pax.
Guide: English or Italian or French.
For other languages extra fees may apply. For Sunday a supplement of 80 € apply.