Private Athens Sunset Tour – Acropolis site & Lycabettus Hill

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Duration: 
Half day
Licenced guide: 
Theme: 
Sightseeing, Walking Tours

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Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

Everyone is aware of the indisputable beauty of the Acropolis site, but have you seen the Acropolis sunset?

Beat the heat and the crowds by visiting the Acropolis late in the afternoon! Enjoy a guided tour at the most significant historic monuments of the hill, such as the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple. Then, board your van and follow your guide to Lycabettus Hill which is the highest hill of Athens and enjoy the stunning sunset views of both Piraeus and Athens.

On the way to the hill, enjoy a city tour with photo stops at the most important landmarks of Athens, like the Panathenaic stadium, the “Trilogy”, the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Arch of Hadrian and Syntagma Square.

Once on Lycabettus, watch the sun diving into the sea in warm orange-red colors and take the most amazing photos of your life!

Wrap up your tour by spending some free time in Plaka. Enjoy a cocktail at one of the numerous bars or restaurants in the oldest district of Athens.

Athens sunset tour - Lycabettus Hill and Acropolis site
Athens sunset from Lycabettus Hill
Athens sunset tour -Lycabettus Hill
Sunset tour - Lycabettus Hill and the Acropolis site
Athens sunset - the Acropolis site
Athens sunset tour
Lycabettus Hill sunset tour
Athens afternoon city tour
Plaka cocktails at sunset
The highlights 
  • Experience the ultimate afternoon guided tour of the Acropolis site with your certified tourist guide.
  • Wander through the ancient citadel and see the principle buildings, such as the Propylaia, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion with the famous Caryatid Statues and the magnificent Parthenon.
  • Board your van for a tour of downtown Athens. Capture the most important landmarks of the city as you stop for photos at the Panathenaic stadium, the “Trilogy”, the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Arch of Hadrian and the Syntagma square.
  • As the sun begins to sink into the gulf and twilight illuminates the city, follow your guide to Lycabettus Hill (sometimes spelled Lykavitos), the highest point of the city and the best place to watch the sunset in Athens.
  • Enjoy the most breathtaking sunset from the hill and take in the spectacular views of Athens, Piraeus and all across the Aegean from a height of 277 meters.
  • Witness the lights of the Acropolis, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium and Ancient Agora come on.
  • After the magnificent panoramic view of the illuminated city, visit the old town of Athens, Plaka.
  • A nightcap at one of its quaint age-old establishments is the best way to end the perfect day!
Important Details 

Included:

  • Pick-up/Drop-off
  • Guided tour by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism within the Acropolis site
  • Transportation by deluxe AC vehicle
  • Professional driver
  • Snacks, appetizers mentioned above
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7

 

Not included:

  • Entrance fees of the Acropolis site
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities

 

Admission

Acropolis general admission: 20€ per person
reduced ticket: Senior European citizens over 65 years old- Non European citizens up to 25 years old
free of charge: European citizens up to 25 years old - Children non European citizens under 5 years old

Cancellation Policy 

General conditions:

Except otherwise stated, tours, packages or any service canceled without due notice within three (3) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be no refund.

Any cancellation made within seven (7) – four (4) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 25% charge for services.

In the case of cancelation more than seven (7) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 50% charge for services

For cancellations more than twenty (20) days prior to the tour, there will be a full refund (no charge).

For any cancelations due to bad weather conditions leading to a change in the cruise ship itinerary, there will be a full refund (no charge).

In all of the above cases, bank expenses or administration fees that might occur for the refund will be deducted from the amount.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.

 

No servant or agent of ours can vary our conditions and any such purposed variation shall be of no effect unless it has been signed by one of our directors.

 

All matters concerning this booking shall be subject to Greek Law.

 

 

Small group tours:

Each tour operates to sufficient demand. The Travel Insiders reserves the right to cancel scheduled tours due to limited participation or other reasons beyond our control two (2) weeks before the date of the tour.

In such case, no compensation will be paid or requested from The Travel Insiders. In the event of “Places of Interest” being closed or road conditions en-route prevent the tour as advertised being operated, every endeavor will be made to substitute an alternative, but the company reserves the right to cancel or alter arrangements.

Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (8 participants) you will receive an email notification two (2) weeks prior to tour confirming that the itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned.

If there is not enough participation (minimum 8 participants), you will be notified via email, in which case you can alternatively book a private tour at a special price, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.