In Trip Tailors we recommend this excursion for those who prefer to know Athens at their own pace, it is an excursion where you decide what you are interested in visiting and what not.
In Trip Tailors we will guide you to organize the visit to your liking and we will provide you all the necessary information about schedules, places of interest, etc. To make the most of the time and according to the time of year, enjoy the activities that can be done.
The tour begins with a panoramic tour of the city through the main avenues of Athens such as Vasilisis Sofias Avenue, along Panepistimiou Avenue where you can see the Iliou Melathron, home of archaeologist Schliemann, the Catholic Cathedral, the “Neoclassical Trilogy”, the Academy, the University and the National Library. In Syntagma Square, “Plaza de la Constitución” you can see the Parliament that was once the Royal Palace and in front of it, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the change of the guard. Next is the Panathenaic Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896).
The road leads to the pedestrian street Dionysiou Areopagitou from where you enter the archaeological site of the Acropolis to visit the Theater of Dionysus, the Odeon of Herod Atticus, the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheum and the Agora .
During the 4 hours, you can combine visits in various points of interest, below we put a list of some of the places in Athens that are worth knowing.
The Acropolis, the New Acropolis Museum, the Plaka neighborhood, Monastiraki, Thission, Keramikos, the Central Market of Athens, the Panepistimiou Avenue, the Cycladic Museum, the Syntagma square and the changing of the guard, the views of Athens from Lykavitos and the elegant district of Kolonaki, Zappeio, Temple of Zeus Olimpico, Panathenaic Stadium, Hadrian’s Gate, Archaeological Museum of Athens.
It is advisable to bring:
Comfortable shoes with rubber sole
Price per person 80€ based on a group of 7 people
– Pickup from your hotel in central Athens
– Panoramic tour by Mercedes minivan
– Official guide in for 4 hours
Price does not include:
– Entrance fees
– Any activity not included in the excursion program
– Meals and Drinks
– Personal expenses