Athens full day private tour its scenic cost and Poseidon’s temple

In: Athens Tours

Duration: 8 hours | Daily departures | Pick up/Drop off: Athens hotel, cruise port. Distance: 190(km) / 118(miles)

A combination of history and beauty. A shore trip to Athens, and cape Sounion

Tour Greece to a secret jernay  through ancient and christian times , joining our Greece tours in a full day private tour to the memorials of Athens, Corinth canal & Ancient Corinth

Itinerary:

Drive & See

The Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens, Plaka (free time for shopping & lunch), Ancient Agora, the Byzantine church of  St. Apostoles, Thiseion, Temple of Vulcan,
Kerameikos, the Parliament, Panathenian Stadium, the new Acropolis museum, Dionysus Theatre, Asclepieum Medical Center, Herod Atticus Odeon, Areopagous (St. Paul Acts XVII on Mars Hill), Roman Agora, Tower of the winds, the Fetiya
mosque, Andria’s library, National Picture Gallery, The glass Runner, Megaron Concert Hall, National Archaeological Museum, National Theatre, Omonia Square, Open Market, Athens City Museum, National Historical Museum (Old Parliament),
Syntagma Square, Downtown shopping center, Flea market, Fish market, Meat   St. Nikodimos  Russian Orthodox, St. Paul’s Anglican, House of Parliament (ex Royal Palace), Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Evzones), Iliou Melathron Numismatic, Museum (H. Schliemann’s Home), St. Denis Roman Catholic Cathedral, Neoclassical Building of Central Bank of Greece, Academy of Arts & Letters, University, National Library, Presidential Residents (ex Royal Palace), Change of the Honor Guards, Zappio Congress, Temple of Olympic Zeus, National Park (ex Royal Garden), Hadrian’s Gate, Kolonaki the High end of Athens center, Lycabettus Hill, Vouliagmeni Lake, Cape Sounion

Visit | Stop & Walk

The Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens, Ancient Agora, Panathenian Stadium, Dionysus Theatre, Herod Atticus Odeon, Areopagous (St. Paul Acts XVII on Mars Hill), Roman Agora, Presidential Residents (ex Royal Palace), Change of the Honor Guards, Temple of Olympic Zeus, Lycabettus Hill, Marathon, Marathon Museum, Thespians Tomp, Athenian Tomp, Vouliagmeni Lake, Cape Sounion, Temple of Posseidon

Tour description:

The capital of Greece is a cosmopolitan metropolis, modern Athens is central to economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural life in Greece and it is rated as an alpha- world city. Classical Athens was one of the  most powerful city-states in ancient world. A center for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato’s Academy, Aristotle’s Lyceum, and wisest of man Socrates. It is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely due to the impact of its cultural and political achievements during the 5th and 4th centuries BC on the rest of the then known European continent.

Live  this Greece private tour, combining many of the city’s principal modern and classical sights.

Your Athens tour includes an overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. See the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square, the Panathenian Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896).

Visit the Presidential Palace (ex Royal Palace), government buildings, and elegant homes. Continuously your Athens private chauffeur will drive you along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the “Neoclassical Trilogy,” (Academy, University, National Library) and Omonia Square.

Greece private tour will take you to the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Adrian’s arch,  the Acropolis with its many monuments , including the  Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens.Drive feet of Acropolis through Plaka (old Athens) and we’ll visit the ancient Greek agora,and  the Roman.

Cape Sounion:

Enjoy a Greece private sightseeing tour to Cape Sounion Driving with Athens Tours Greece along the coastal road past the wonderful beaches of GLYFADA, VOULIAGMENI, visit the Vouliagmeni lake, VARKIZA and countless coves, one of them has a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf.  Cape SOUNION dominated by the spectacular 5th century B.C Temple of Poseidon overlooking the Aegean Sea, with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world.


The world’s most famous Sunset at Cape Sounion

One of the best sunsets of the world In the afternoon Athens Tours Greece will drive you to the universally considered the world’s best place to watch the sunset, the Cape Sounion of Athens, Greece. Sounion offers spectacular views of the Sea, the sun dipping into the Aegean. And take it from visitors, it is the best place in the world to watch the sunset. Choose Lunch or Dinner on the water and return to Athens to end one of the most pictures Greece Tours

This Athens shore excursion has been designed especially for cruise passengers visiting Athens for a day or few hours enjoying a fabulous cruise tour in Greece.

 

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