Small Group Tour, Piraeus - Athens, The Highlights of Athens (half day)
100% GUARANTEED PUNCTUAL RETURN TO PORT
Max participation 19 persons
Price: 57€ p.p., 45€ children under 12 years old, free of charge children under 3 years old
Experience Athens as a true insider!
On this half-day tour, you will have the opportunity to explore and discover the city treasures of the past and of the present.
Your tour starts from the port of Piraeus. As you gaze at the picturesque ports of Microlimano and Kastella, you will be provided with all the historical and cultural background of the area along the way. After a 30-minute drive, you will arrive in Athens, the cradle of western civilization.
Continue the city tour through the busy streets of Panepistimiou and Stadiou. A stop at the Panathenaic Stadium to see where the first Olympic Games were held is a must. Carry on past the Parliament House, the Catholic Cathedral and the Athenian Trilogy consisted of the Academy, the Library and the University of Law, the Arch of Hadrian, the temple of Olympic Zeus and stop at the Syntagma Square to witness the Changing of the Presidential Guards.
You will be dropped off at the vibrant pedestrian street of Dionysiou Aeropagitou, just a breath away from the archeological site.
Meet your certified tour guide and together walk up the hill to the Acropolis and become amazed by the awe-aspiring grandeur of the Parthenon and the Erechtheion Temple. The view of Athens and its 7 hills is breathtaking.
Enjoy your free time in the district of Plaka - as the name itself reveals, "the old". It is the most beautiful district of the historical center, which is located nearby and ideal for shopping and tasting the local cuisine.