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GUIDED HALF DAY IN ATHENS - AIRPORT PICKUP AND HOTEL DROPOFF

Private tour for up to 10 (Includes deluxe motorcoach, professional English speaking guide, driver's porterage.) $1536 USD
Private tour for up to 15 (Includes deluxe motorcoach, professional English speaking guide, driver's porterage.) $1705 USD
Private tour for up to 20 (Includes deluxe motorcoach, professional English speaking guide, driver's porterage.) $1811 USD
Private tour for up to 25 (Includes deluxe motorcoach, professional English speaking guide, driver's porterage.) $1994 USD
Private tour for up to 30 (Includes deluxe motorcoach, professional English speaking guide, driver's porterage.) $2142 USD
Private tour for up to 35 (Includes deluxe motorcoach, professional English speaking guide, driver's porterage.) $2325 USD
Sunday Supplement $257 USD
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GUIDED HALF DAY IN ATHENS - AIRPORT PICKUP AND HOTEL DROPOFF

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Begin your day by journeying to the city center and Syntagma Square, essentially the tourist core of Athens. Dominated by the old Royal Palace, now the Greek Parliament (where you can see the changing of the guards in front every hour on the hour!), Syntagma Square is where most of the famous ancient monuments are located. Visit the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, and the National Library.

Next, we'll drive down Herod Atticus Street, where you'll see the evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis, you'll see the Panathenaic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and Hadrian's Arch.

Of course, you can't miss the Acropolis, the trademark of Athens. The ancient "high city" is topped with marble temples dedicated to the city's goddess Athena, and dates back to the Late Bronze Age. Following your climb to the top, you'll be rewarded with a visit to the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and, finally, the Parthenon. Your licensed guide will entertain you with the history and myths of the beginning of civilization.

Keep in mind that your driver is at your disposal, so just let him know if you would like to adjust this itinerary at all!

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Pickup at the airport and drop-off at your hotel
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • 4-hour sightseeing tour of Athens: Syntagma Square, Herod Atticus Street, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Acropolis, Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, Parthenon
  • Lots of amazing photo opportunities!

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Departures (local time)

  • 4 hrs - Flexible start time

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• You will be asked your preferred pick up time/information regarding your travel arrangements during check out. There is a surcharge for services between 10 PM and 6 AM.
• The price of this tour does not include any food, beverages, entrance fees, or gratuities. Entrance fees to most Athenian archaeological sites are approximately 12€ per person.

Restrictions

• Please note that the Sunday Supplement also applies to the following Public Holidays in 2019: January 1;
April 29th, May 1st, June 17th, August 15th, October 28th and December 25th and 26th.
• Supplement is per group and not per person.
• You are allowed 2 bags and a carry-on per person.