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Plaka
Built around the ruins of the ancient agora, Plaka is among the oldest residential areas in Athens and was considered the Turkish quarter during Ottoman rule. Much of it burned down during a fire in 1884, exposing many ancient sites below the neighborhood, and archaeological research has been carried out in the area ever since.
Address: Plaka, Athens, Greece

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The Best of Athens Tour: Top Sights and Attractions

The Best of Athens Tour: Top Sights and Attractions

Do you want to explore Athens and see the top sights and attractions with someone to guide you? This is the ideal sightseeing tour for those who want to visit the best places in Athens, stroll around the most scenic areas and learn interesting facts for one of the most historical cities around the world. During this 3-hour walking tour, you will see Athens' most iconic landmarks, visit some of the city's most picturesque neighborhoods and finally discover some of the hidden gems of the city only locals know. Highlights of the tour: • See everything the city has to offer in just 3 hours • Enjoy stories and interesting facts from a local guide • Visit off-the-beaten-path places • Experience Athens like a local
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.29
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$46.29
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Athens by Night: Small Group Sightseeing with Drinks and Food Tasting

Athens by Night: Small Group Sightseeing with Drinks and Food Tasting

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Discover the best of Greek cuisine on a small-group tour that presents traditional food in a modern atmosphere. Follow your guide through ancient Athens and into the hip Psirri neighborhood sampling a variety of Greek treats along the way. With a maximum group size of 12 people and a nighttime setting, you’re sure to have an immersive and intimate epicurean experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.96
Price varies by group size
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$94.96
Price varies by group size
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Highlights of Athens on an E-bike Private Tour

Highlights of Athens on an E-bike Private Tour

Fasten your helmets; we're going on an adventure! Join my team of locals and me for a unique ride through the historic center of Athens. On a fun, private ride on our eBikes, we will see the main highlights of Athens in the most relaxing way. To ride an eBike is an enjoyable experience. It gives us time to explore the city without too much effort and offers us the opportunity to go uphill without having to catch our breath once we arrived at the top. As soon as you get to Athens, you will immediately experience the deep emotion and the thought that the past lies where the present is. The city itself is an open museum where you will find yourself walking on the footsteps of Socrates, Aristotle, and Pericles. Would you prefer a more scenic private tour? Then let's head out at sunset and explore Athens by night!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.94
Price varies by group size
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$80.94
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Private Tour of Athens City and Streets : No Museums

Private Tour of Athens City and Streets : No Museums

Explore the birthplace of European culture with this relaxing 2-hour walking tour of Athens. Join a specialist local guide on a stroll through the historic center, past many of the city’s cultural and architectural highlights. Enjoy Athens without entering any museums or ancient sites on this private tour. Discover real Greek life style in Athens with a professional local guide. Learn about the history of Athens; its most legendary structures and former citizens on a 2-hour city walking tour.  Hit the streets of Athens and enjoy some local food and drinks as you go Very relaxed tour at a gentle pace.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$186.82
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$186.82
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Romantic Dinner with Acropolis View

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Romantic Dinner with Acropolis View

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Looking for a special way to spend an evening in Athens? This romantic dinner package may just be your ticket. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you up to the Plaka neighborhood, passing by main archaeological sites along the way. You'll then sit down to dinner in a three-story mansion with beautiful views out over the Acropolis, where you'll dine on delicious Greek fare and beer or locally produced wine.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.96
$118.69
$23.73 savings
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$94.96
$118.69
$23.73 savings
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Athens Treasure Hunt Tour

Athens Treasure Hunt Tour

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This exciting and experential tour in the historical part of the city walks among the most famous monuments and beautiful hidden places of Athens. A cross between a Treasure Hunt, an Escape Room and a Walking Tour, this unique tour combines exploration, puzzle solving and little-known stories from Athens and transforms the way you explore the city. Learn all about the history of ancient and modern day Athens and explore the city in a different way while engaging in experential activities,riddle games and clue hunting. The Athens Treasure Hunt Tour is a fun group activity (for friends and families) where players try to find hidden mysteries and places by using a series of clues. Solve the mystery before the time runs out!!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.18
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$148.18
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Athens City and Streets : No Museums

Athens City and Streets : No Museums

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Enjoy Athens without entering any museums or ancient sites.  Discover the real Greek lifestyle in Athens with a professional local guide. Learn about the history of Athens; its most legendary structures and former citizens on a 2-hour city walking tour.  Hit the streets of Athens and enjoy some local food and drinks as you go Very relaxed tour at a gentle pace.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.16
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$58.16
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Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Covid-19 Regulated Private Tour in Athens

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Covid-19 Regulated Private Tour in Athens

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Athens is known for both its ancient sites and its modern masterpieces. Explore the best of Athens on a private day tour. You’ll save time researching highlights by having a guide to shortlist and take you to the best bits. Your day will be enhanced with commentary along the way. Interesting attractions you’ll pass include Monastiraki Square, the Roman Agora, Hadrian’s Library, the Temple of Zeus, and Zappeion Hall.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.58
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$92.58
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Private Sightseeing in Athens By Night

Private Sightseeing in Athens By Night

No trip is complete if you don’t experience a city’s nightlife. Grab the opportunity and enjoy a night out with your professional English speaking driver who will show you around. Admire the most popular attractions being lit up in the comfort of your own private car. It is a magic spectacle that shouldn’t be missed! Our drivers are not licensed tour guides but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. Pass by beautifully illuminated buildings like the Academy of Athens or the House of Parliament. Take a stroll at the foot of the Acropolis Hill, wander around the famous historical center and mingle with the locals in the vibrant streets of Monastiraki and Plaka. There are numerous tavernas or traditional restaurants just around the corner so let your driver share his precious insight and suggest the place to eat. At the end of your ride, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.05
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$104.05
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Athens & Corinth Full Day Private Tour

Athens & Corinth Full Day Private Tour

Athens and Corinth Private Full Day Tour is a great chance to get to know the two most famous and wealthier city-states of Greek Antiquity. Visit Athens, the birth of the Democracy and the cradle of the western civilization, the Acropolis, the symbol of the Golden Age of Athens and Ancient Corinth, the luxurious but also notorious Ancient and Roman city where Apostle Paul preached! Enjoy the exclusivity and flexibility of a private tour with the assistance of your English speaking driver. Let us be your hosts in our beautiful city and explore Athens and Corinth at your own pace.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$415.43
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$415.43
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Athens Ultimate Tour for First Time Visitors

Athens Ultimate Tour for First Time Visitors

So, this is your first time in Athens and you don’t know where to begin? We have created the best walking tour for first-time visitors to the Greek capital. By joining this walking tour around Athens city center you will be able to see the most important and fascinating monuments in the city. In addition to Athens’ highlights, you will also visit some of the hidden gems most tourists never see. A local expert will make sure that you won’t miss everything Athens has to offer and that you will enjoy the best 3-hour laid back walking tour during your stay in the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.29
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$46.29
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Acropolis Athens Classic eBike Tour

Acropolis Athens Classic eBike Tour

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Discover the top sights of Athens with ease on an electric bike tour, led by a local guide. Hop on your electric-powered bike, and make light work of Athens’ attractions following a route that’s mostly traffic-free. Ride around the Acropolis rock and ancient agora, delve into historical Plaka, see the Bath House of the Winds, and more. Stop to savor a traditional Greek coffee, and learn about the sights via the crystal-clear headset commentary from your guide. Numbers are limited on this small-group tour for a more personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.36
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$54.36

Athens Private Coastal Bike Tour

Athens Private Coastal Bike Tour

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Enjoy the sea breeze while you explore a different part of the city if Athens while cycling through hidden scenic local neighborhoods on your way to the coast of Athens. Along the seaside you will discover beautiful attractions, crystal clear blue water beaches, luxurious marinas, yacht clubs and beach bars. Spend a day as a local and enjoy a leisure bicycle tour in places tourists never reach. We can customize the starting time and the itinerary of the tour, in order to provide you with an unforgettable experience during your stay in Athens! A must-do bike tour while in Athens!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.56
Price varies by group size
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$130.56
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Athens Private Small Group Full Day

Athens Private Small Group Full Day

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See Athens’ main attractions with your own private group on a full-day city tour by minibus for up to 19 passengers. With a knowledgeable driver-guide, you’ll visit the Acropolis of Athens and the Acropolis Museum to soak up the archaeological wonders of this ancient city, plus see an array of other landmarks like the National Archaeological Museum and the Plaka and Monastiraki districts. Pickup is available at hotels or the cruise port.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$581.60
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$581.60
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Top Sites of Athens By Bike

Top Sites of Athens By Bike

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Explore Athens without getting trapped in a large walking group, listening to exhausting, over-rehearsed commentary. Instead, take to the streets on a bicycle on this small-group sightseeing tour. Cycle around landmarks both ancient and modern, from the Temple of Olympian Zeus to the Zappeion Exhibition Center. Ride around tourist hotspots and through quiet neighborhoods with a guide to show you around, providing personalized commentary every step of the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.54
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$41.54
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Athens Self-Guided Audio Tour

Athens Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Discover Athens in your own time by opting for an audio tour. You won’t have to worry about keeping up with a group or sticking to a set time schedule, as this audio tour gives you complete freedom to explore Athens at your own pace. You won’t have to worry about getting lost as a map is provided. Walk past many city highlights such as the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and much more.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.18
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$16.18
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Withlocals Connect - Greek Mythology: Athens Gods & Legends

Withlocals Connect - Greek Mythology: Athens Gods & Legends

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Doing your own family tour of Athens may leave the kids uninspired and everyone unaware of the myths behind its ancient history. This private family tour reveals the legends that shaped the city’s neighborhoods and culture, firing your imaginations with tales of the Greek gods and their exploits. Explore the Athens Trilogy, markets, and other places associated with the myths; enjoy fun activities, and sample “loukoumades” donuts along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.05
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$32.05
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True or false funny historical walk

True or false funny historical walk

This is not your standard historical tour! This is an interactive Game! Amazing facts, Bizarre stories, Funny sayings from Greek philosophers but also some made up bulsh!t. Can you spot the True and the False stories? Call me a liar, take my pulse and try to read my poker face as i mix bold faced lies amongst historical truths as we walk around the ancient city of Athens. Fear not, we will separate facts from fiction at the end of the walk. Winner of the group? You get Greek gifts. Winner of all the questionnaire? Be the 13th Greek god next to Zeus for eternity. Get your facts straight by walking the same streets and alleys with the Ancient Greek philosophers. Starting from Monastiraki square we will walk through one of the coziest and oldest neighborhoods in Athens up to the Acropolis Hill and the Irodeion theater.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$38.66
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$38.66

Treasure Hunt in Ancient Athens

Treasure Hunt in Ancient Athens

This favourite family walking tour is designed to offer children and parents the most entertaining but also learning experience about the Greek cultural heritage. The treasure hunt unfolds in the alleys of the area of Plaka. Like other pirates, we follow the map to begin the journey in time. Having the help of the History we will discover the monuments of this area, learn their secrets to find the treasure. Imagine yourself, for a few hours, as an ancient Athenian and take action. Wander around in neighborhoods, cobbled alleys and passes, and through unexpected events you will discover in a different, delightful way the History of the most beautiful area of ​​Athens, Plaka, the neighborhood of Gods. The adventure will be ended in the beautiful neoclassical building of the 19th century, where the Museum of School Life and Education is hosted, where a surprise will be waiting for us!
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  • 2 hours
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$41.07
Price varies by group size
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$41.07
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Sunday food tour in Athens

Sunday food tour in Athens

Sunday is special in Athens, in the morning the streets are quiet. Its lovely to see families out together and friends meeting to just enjoy a coffee, a meal or take a stroll downtown. A morning walk under the shadow of the Acropolis. Discover the most picturesque neighbourhood of Athens, Plaka.Enjoy a fragrant greek coffee before we explore Monastiraki’s famous flea market and Psyrri. In fact, it’s the day when the flea market really is a flea market and not just a collection of small shops. A pleasant stroll as we taste our way through authentic local shops, discovering vibrant, colourful markets and the best-hidden food gems.It is always nice to visit old shops that they pass from generatios, places where locals cherish. During our walk, we will talk about the origins of the recipes and history of gastronomy before we arrive at an old local tavern, for a long tasting of the best traditional Greek dishes. We will finish the tour with the real greek yogurt with raw honey, since 1930
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.95
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$144.95

PRIVATE: Athens highlights from Piraeus-cruise ship, great lunch with the locals

PRIVATE: Athens highlights from Piraeus-cruise ship, great lunch with the locals

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Make the most of your limited time on dry land on a private 7-hour sightseeing tour of Athens. You have the flexibility to customize the itinerary based on your interests and schedule. Whatever you decide, private transportation with in-car WiFi takes you to each point of interest comfortably and efficiently. Skip the overpriced tourist restaurants and enjoy an included authentic Greek lunch or dinner at a local eatery.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$263.72
Price varies by group size
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$263.72
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An alternative tour of the Acropolis Museum for kids

An alternative tour of the Acropolis Museum for kids

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An alternative tour of the Acropolis Museum that starts from the oldest street in Athens, Tripodon Street! Sofia the Owl, one of the many owls who live from ancient times until now in Plaka neighborhood, will help the children unravel the myths and discover the history that lies behind the ancient monuments of the city! Before and during their visit at the Acropolis Museum, children with Sofia the Owl’s assistance will have the opportunity to learn hidden stories about important exhibits of the Museum. The owl will also help the children to think about the life of ancient Greeks, their materials, colors, art and philosophy! Arriving at the Museum we will follow a specific route where we will stop only at selected exhibits and through short activities, children will be able to see the unseen mysteries and stories of these exhibits. The program ends outside of the Acropolis Museum and under the sunny Attic sky, where each child makes his own owl doll!
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  • 2 hours
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$32.85
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$32.85

Athens Private Half Day Tour for Small Groups From Athens or Piraeus Port

Athens Private Half Day Tour for Small Groups From Athens or Piraeus Port

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Don’t get pushed to the back of your big tour group and miss out on your guide’s fascinating stories and secrets: instead, enjoy the one-on-one attention of your private guide on this half-day tour around central Athens and all of its historical landmarks. Stop at highlights like the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Temple of Zeus and the Olympic Stadium, and explore the old city of Plaka on a laid-back walking tour.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$339.46
per group
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$339.46
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Athens Full Day Private Tour

Athens Full Day Private Tour

In this tour, you will have a great taste of Athens! During your private tour you will visit the sacred Rock of the Acropolis with the Parthenon, admire the remains of Zeus’s Temple, visit the modern Olympic, Panathenaic or “Kalimarmaro” stadium, and then pass through the National Gardens into the heart of the city. You will also see the Syntagma Square and witness the hourly change of the guards, in front of the Greek Parliament. During the tour you will also see the famous trilogy of neoclassical architecture, the National Library, the Academy of Arts and Sciences and the first University of Athens. Afterwards, we will head uptown to Kolonaki, where elite fashion and couture shops, meet with beautiful sidewalk cafes. Later we will go downtown to the vibrant fish and meat market, before we head to Monastiraki Square. Finally, if time and traffic permits, you will witness a breathtaking view of everything you’ve seen so far, from the highest point of the city, the Lycabettus Hill!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$380.08
per group
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$380.08
per group