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Athens Full Day Sightseeing Tour

General Info

  • Duration:+/- 8 hours
  • Suggested start time: 9:00am
  • Group Size: Private (based on 2 adults)

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Extra notes

  • Practicalities: Because of the extensive walking, comfortable shoes and a hat are required.
  • Included: Licensed English speaking guide & entrance tickets.
  • Note: This tour is offered only privately. Please e-mail us for availability and pricing

Description

This specially designed walking tour includes a visit to: The Acropolis (where you will see the Temple of Parthenon which is dedicated to Athena Parthenos, Propylea which is the monumental entrance to the sacred area, the Temple of Athena Nike which is dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, the Temple of Erechtheion, the Cariatides, Herodeon Theater, the ruins of the Theater of Dionysus, Areopagus (Mars Hill), The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian order), The Panathenean Stadium (the original stadium built in the 1863 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Hill of Lycabettus, The Old Palace, The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament & The Changing of The Guards, The Catholic Cathedral, The “Neoclassical Trilogy” [The Academy, The National Library, The First University of Athens], The Plaka (which is Athens’ oldest and most picturesque neighborhood.

It is stone-paved, with narrow streets, and is full of tavernas and souvenir shops) for lunch and free time, The Greek Agora (which was the civic, religious and commercial center of the Athenian life set with appropriate buildings like the Stoa of Attalus [now, since its restoration, is used as a Museum housing interesting findings] and The Temple of Hephaistos), The Roman Agora (where the Tower of Winds stands [which is an octagonal pentelic marble clock tower], and finally The Acropolis Museum.