Athens private tour in 6 hours with the Acropolis museum

In: Athens Tours, Half-Day tours

Duration: 6 hours | Daily departures | Pick up/Drop off: Athens hotel, cruise port.. Distance: 65(km) / 40,62(miles)

Athens tours, Athens sightseeing, Private chauffeur Athens, Shore excursion Athens

Daily service except on Mondays that you will visit the national archaeological museum

The  most famous Sightseeing tour, and sore excursion in the world. Join our half-day Athens private tour and enjoy the monuments of Athens and the new Acropolis museum.

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece,  dominates the Attica periphery and it is one of the world’s oldest cities, as its recorded history spans around 3,400 years.

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 centre 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.


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
Visit | Stop & Walking
The Acropolis | the Parthenon | the Propylaea | the Temple of Athena Nike| the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens | Ancient Agora |  Panathenian  stadium | the new Acropolis museum |  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

Tour description:

Your Splendid Greece Tours private chauffeur will pick you up form your hotel or cruise terminal and start your half day Athens Sightseeing combining many of the city’s principal modern and classical sights, experiencing the birthplace of Western Culture.

Greece Tours will begin with perhaps the most perfect piece of architecture known, the world-renowned the Acropolis with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens.

Your Athens private tour includes an overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Your Athens tours private chauffeur will drive by 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). We’ll see vistas of the Presidential Palace (ex Royal Palace), government buildings, and elegant homes. Your Athens private chauffeur will take you along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the (Academy, University, National Library. In contrast, Splendid Greece Tours will  drive now to the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Adrian’s arch, the crowning beauty and glory that were Athens.

Drive by the feet of Acropolis through Plaka (old Athens) .Visit the  Roman agora and the Greek ancient agora.

We continue your Athens private tour visiting the most modern museum in the word (chosen by the UK journalist in November 2010), the new Acropolis museum.

Enjoy the fantastic views from Lecabetus the highest hill in town, take spectacular panoramic photos  and remember this Athens Sightseeing for as the best of your trip.

We will end this Athens Sightseeing driving you back to your cruise ship or hotel curing with you the best experience ever of 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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