Athens Christian Private Half Day Tour: At the Era of Apostle Paul
Explore the fascinate history of how Christianity was born in Athens and enjoy a personal guide trip with your own certified licensed guide. This half day Christian tour is specifically designed for those who are interested in combining the highlights of Athens and Christian points of interest.
The half day private Christian tour begins with a visit to Acropolis hill. Stroll around the ancient citadel while your tour guide relates to you the fascinating history of such monuments as the Temple of Athena Nike, the Theatre of Dionysus, the majestic Parthenon and the Mars Hill (Acts 17:22) where Apostle Paul preached the word of the Christian God to the Athenians.
Proceed to the Ancient Agora after a short walk, passing by the picturesque Monastiraki area. The Agora was the heart of Athens in ancient times and meeting point of St. Paul with the first followers of Christianity. Here is also located the Church of the Holy Apostles, a medieval orthodox church from the 10th century.
Next stop is the impressive Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Continue passing by some of the most significant parts of the city, such as the Athens Trilogy (University of Athens, Academy of Athens and National Library) the National Garden, the Hadrian’s Arc, the St. Paul’s Church, the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown soldier, the Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), the Catholic Cathedral, the Old Parliament, the Constitution Square and the Russian Orthodox Church.
After a tour full of images, your private experience 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
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
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. 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: Deluxe Mercedes Taxi for 1 to 3 pax, and Deluxe Mini Van/Bus for 4 to 14 pax.
Guide: English or Italian or French.
For other languages as well as for bookings on Sunday extra fees will apply.