Half Day Athens Private Tailor-Made City Tour (Skip the line of Acropolis)

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 5 hr

Whether you want a tour of the highlights of the city of Athens or you want to get under its skin and visit all of the museums and attractions, we can fill the itinerary your way. We offer a customizable private tour that allows you to create an itinerary that perfectly matches your interests and preferences. Our official guide will provide a stress-free travel experience by offering a variety of options for your tour. With our skip-the-line access to the must-see Acropolis, a global symbol of classical spirit and civilization, you won't have to wait in long queues. Additionally, we now offer an extended program that includes an extra three hours of exploration with a visit to the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounio. By choosing the extended option you'll get to enjoy a scenic drive along the Athenian coastline, which includes passing by numerous beaches, a stop at the stunning Lake Vouliagmeni for a photo opportunity and a carte-postale-worthy photo stop next to the temple.

Itinerary Details


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acropolis

Οur tour will start with a pickup from your hotel , apartment , port or airport and a small briefing from your official guide .The Acropolis of Athens and the Parthenon, both universal symbols of classical spirit and civilization, dominates the center of the modern city offering panoramic views that will be perfect for photos . This is something you don't want to miss and our price includes a skip the line ticket for the acropolis hill. Our licensed guide will guide you through the 5th century BC monuments of Acropolis which is the most accurate reflection of the splendor, power and wealth of ancient Athens at its greatest peak, the "Golden Age of Pericles".

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parthenon

While on the Acropolis hill you will visit the cradle of the classical ages and experience a live comentatory from your official guide. The "Parthenon" dedicated to goddess Athena is a masterpiece of the Classical Ages and dominates the Acropolis complex.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Acropolis Museum

Leaving the Acropolis behind you will have the choice of visiting the "New Acropolis museum" which was built to house every artifact found on the rock and surrounding slopes, starting from the Greek Bronze Age . The entrance fee is not included but we can arange skip the line tickets for you.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus

The Panoramic tour will start passing by the temple of the "Olympian Zeus" that used to have 104 colossal columns and one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world. "Hadrian's Arch" stands there as well, which is a masterpiece of symmetry. You will hear our official guide telling you everything about the monument and of course the life of the famous Roman emperor Hadrian. Feel free to inform us if you wish to enter the monument and we will arrange the "skip the line" tickets for you.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Change of Guards

Continue on to the Royal Palace of Athens that hosts the Parliament since 1934 and watch the famous changing of the presidential guards and the monument of the Unknown Soldier. As soon as the ceremony finishes you will continue on to visit 3 of the most beautiful buildings Athens has to offer. The University of Athens, the Athenian Academy and the National Library,

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium

The Panathenaic Olympic Stadium will be the first stop of the panoramic tour. Also known as the "Kallimarmaron Stadium", it the Olympic stadium where the first modern Olympic Games of 1896 took place. Short stop for photos and back round information from your guide. If you wish to feel like an athlete just let us know and we will arrange the entrance tickets for you.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plaka

If time is enough don't forget to ask our guide to stop you over the traditional neighborhood of Plaka. You will stroll around the narrow aleys and hear stories of the traditional area which is inhabitated for more than 2000 years. Our guide will assist you to find souvenirs or even have a quick meal.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Ancient Agora of Athens

In case you wish to get "deeper" in the ancient Athenian culture, a visit at the Ancient Agora of Athens is ideal. It is the place where ancient Athenians "socialized" and the place that defined democracy. Book this option and we will arrange the skip the line tickets for you.
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