Athens One Day: Parthenon, Αcropolis Museum & Cape Sounio Including Lunch

Starting Time
10 hours
Starting point
Free Cancellation
Free Cancellation

  • Avoid the ticket booth and save time
  • Full day trip of Athens highlights including visit to Cape Sounion
  • Travel back in time during visit at the impressive Panathinaiko Stadium 
  • Guided tour of UNESCO-listed Acropolis & the New Acropolis museum
  • Typical Greek lunch at traditional restaurant in Plaka with vegeterian options
  • Marvel at the Temple of Poseidon and discover the stirring legends that surround it
  • Discover historical monuments while we are offsetting your travel footprint

From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see with this full day trip all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.

Begin your carbon-neutral Athens full-day tour with a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first  Olympic Games took place in 1896. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS.

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and  Acropolis museum one day tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the  ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives,  statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

After a morning tour full of images continue in a local  restaurant (Tripadvisor awarded) under the slopes of Acropolis for lunch. After lunch take a scenic drive along the coastal road which offers fantastic views of the Saronic Gulf. Your expert archaeologist escort will dive you into the history, the myths and the legends of the temple which was built here in 44 B.C. on a hilltop overlooking the sea. It was dedicated to Poseidon, god of the seas.
Entering the archaeological site, you will have one-hour free time to enjoy the remaining of the temple and the breathtaking views over the Aegean sea.

The tour will conclude with a drive back to Athens, completing a full day of history and beauty.

  • Transport by luxury air conditioned bus
  • Tour guide for Acropolis & Acropolis Museum
  • Hotel pick up/drop off service
  • Lunch
  • Whispers
  • All taxes
  • Entrance fees
  • Drinks and beverages

Entrance fees: Admission tickets are not included in the price paid online. The price for the entrance tickets can be paid directly to our stuff members the date of the tour. 

The Official starting time for our tour is Key Tours offices at 08:30 am. Please arrive at our offices 15 minutes prior to the departure time.



Cancel up to 24 hours prior the date of the experience for a full refund.


97 Reviews


July 17th, 2023
The tour and the guide, Anastasia, were great. I appreciated Anastasia keeping us moving in the extreme heat and pointing out shady areas. I opted to not...


May 13th, 2023
First it seemed a bit pricey, but we very much enjoyed the tour. Our guide Dimitri was excellent. One of the most knowledgeable guide I know.


May 11th, 2023
Our guide was very thorough in sharing his knowledge about the history of Athens and its environs. Pickup and drop off at our hotel was on time and convenient.


May 1st, 2023
Anastasia was an excellent guide. We with her for the whole day tour of Athens. Very knowledgeable of all the places we visited. I learned so much about your beautiful city.


April 27th, 2023
I spent a week in Athens and booked 3 tours with Key Tours (Athens & Cape Sunion), Delphi, Epidaurus & Mycenae. I just have one word to say, they were...

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