Explore Athens city through this amazing group tour, visit Acropolis & Acropolis Museum & much more in between.

From
78 €
per person
  • Entrance fees to the Archaeological sites and Museum
  • Pick up / Drop off from Athens hotels
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Pick up / drop off service from most of the hotels in Athens
  • All taxes

 

Not included:

- Your international airfare
- Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and / or dinner
- Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.

Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop).
Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in the mind", the Parthenon.
Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The Acropolis museum.

Departure approximately at 08:45 - Return approximately at 13:30

Sightseeing: Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Panathenaic Stadium, Evzones, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Greek Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Academy, University, National Library, Constitution Square (Syntagma).

Visit all Athens main attractions, including Acropolis, Plaka, the National Garden & much more through this guided walk.

From
38 €
per person
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes

 

Not included:

- The entrance Fee (20,00 €) to the Acropolis
- The entrance Fee (5,00 €) to the Acropolis Museum
- Your international airfare
- Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and / or dinner
- Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

The tour, which is a must while in Athens, begins in front of the House of Parliament in Syntagma Sq. where you will see the Monument of the Unknown Soldier and the change of the famous Evzone Guards. A pleasant walk will follow through the National Gardens and on to the Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Hadrian's Arch. From here you will enter the Plaka area heading to the Acropolis and visit with your Guide the propylaia, the Temple of Nike, and the Parthenon, the Monuments that remind us the Glory of Ancient Athens and the Golden Age of Pericles, and see also in the surrounding the Athenian Agora, the Observatories, the Hill of Democracy (Pnyx), Mars and Phlloppapos Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and the Theater of Dionysus. At the end of the tour, and since you are so close, do not miss the opportunity to visit on your own the new Acropolis Museum.

Departure at approximately 09:40 from Amalia Hotel - Tour ends at approximately 13:00 at the Acropolis

Operated by G.O. Tours

Tour along the scenic coastal to Cape Sounion & admire the Temple of Poseidon.

From
49 €
per person
  • Entrance fees to the Archaeological sites
  • Pick up / Drop off from the Athens hotels
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Pick up / drop off service from most of the hotels in Athens
  • All taxes

 

Not included:

- Your international airfare
- Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and / or dinner
- Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

Drive along the scenic coastal road through the wonderful beach resort areas of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza, arriving at the southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon still stand. This is a photographers' delight so bring your camera! On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.Early evening return to hotel.

Operated by G.O. Tours

Pass through the Corinth Canal, wander between the ancient remnants of Corinth's market place & Apollo's Temple, with this half day tour to Ancient Corinth.

From
62 €
per person
  • Entrance fees to the Archaeological Sites
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Pick up / drop off service from most of the hotels in Athens
  • All taxes

 

Not included:

- Your international airfare
- Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and / or dinner
- Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

Leave Athens and drive south west to the Corinth Canal which connects the Aegean with the Ionian Sea (short stop).
Drive on to visit Ancient Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached for two years.
The remains of the city, which include the Agora (market place) and Apollo's Temple (6th century B.C.) clearly show how rich and important Corinth was in ancient times.
A short stop at the sites of the ancient port of Kehries, where St. Paul disembarked, will conclude the visit. Return to Athens.

Departure approximately  at 08:45 - Return approximately at 14:00

Operated by G.O. Tours

Cruise to 3 picturesque Greek islands in 1 day. Explore Hydra, Aegina & Poros islands near Athens on elegant vessels with delicious food, live music & much more.

From
105 €
per person
  • Visit to Hydra for approximately 2 hours
  • Visit to Poros island for approximately 45 minutes
  • Visit to Aegina island for approximately 2 hours
  • Pick up / drop off service from most of the hotels in Athens
  • Lunch on board
  • All taxes

 

Not included:

- Your international airfare
- Personal expenses, beverages at lunch and / or dinner
- Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

7.30 a.m. Transfer by motor coach from Athens to Piraeus and embark on the cruise ship.

8.00 a.m. Sail for the island of Hydra.

11:20 a.m. Arrival in Hydra island. In Hydra you have free time for a stroll, shopping or swimming.
Note: Upon arrival in Hydra you can either walk around the main town or join the excursion that this cruise has to offer, at an additional cost (more information can be found below). 

1:00 p.m. Departure from Hydra island. Lunch is served after sailing.

2:00 p.m. Arrival and short stop in Poros island.

3:00 p.m. Departure from Poros island.

4:15 p.m. Arrival in Aegina island.
Note: Upon arrival in Aegina you can either walk around the main town or join one of the excursions that this cruise has to offer, at an additional cost (more information can be found below). Finally, re-embark for the trip back.

6:15 p.m. Departure from Aegina island.

7.45 p.m. Arrival at Marina Flisvos and transfer to Athens.

Departure at approximately 8:00 - Return at approximately 19:45

 

Optional excursions:

  • Walking tour (Hydra) : 25 € per adult & 15 € per child (optional). Right after the disembarkation from the cruise ship a short briefing is taken place before the tour. Each guest will take from the Tour Leader a towel and
    a small bottle of water to keep guests cool during the tour. The tour starts at the Oldest Navy School of Europe (dated by the 18th century in a neoclassical building). Afterwards you will see the statue of captain “Miaouli” who represents the modern history of Hydra as well as the efforts and contribution to the victory of the Greeks against the Turks during the war of the independence of Greece in 1821. A very short stop next to the donkeys as Hydra is the only Greek island without cars! The next stop will be to visit the oldest pastry of the island enjoying the hospitality and treat of the famous sweets called “amygdalota” delicatessen with rose water – almonds and  orange flowers. Afterwards you will see and get analysis of the symbols of the local flag (historical flag). Then you will make another stop in order to take some pictures in a very beautiful and special place where a big part of the movie “octopus” James bond was shot with Roger Moore. Afterwards you will see some statues representing 5 Prime Ministers of the Greek newer state originally from Hydra (more than 40 politicians coming from the  island. Then another stop across the pharmacy of the family RAFALIA which is one of the oldest in Europe (18th century) with no change of the interior or exterior sight of the building! There you can see the pictures of the first lady of U.S.A. Jackie Kennedy, when she visited Hydra in 1961. Going down to the harbor we will see the hospital and the Town Hall. The monastery dedicated to the Assumption of Virgin Mary and its miraculous icon is the  most important place to discover. It was built in the 16th century the decoration in its interior is very rich with donations by rich captains and admirals they leaved all their wealth in the monastery. You will visit as well the  ecclesiastical museum of the monastery admiring icons and ecclesiastical items of the 17 – 18 – 19th centuries’ very important part of the tour. Finally the last stop is to enjoy the cannons where guest will learn their history and enjoy the fantastic view across the Aegean Sea – taking beautiful pictures. You will admire the fantastic statue in bronze of “the boy and the dolphin” movie made in 1957 with Sofia Loren. On the left, you will see a small island called “DOKOS”. In 1975 the earliest known shipwreck dating from 2.500 B.C. was found under water excavations in 1992 recovered anchors clay post stone tools.
  • Day trip to The Temple of Aphaia (Aegina): 28 € per adult & 21 € per child (optional). Tour/Excursion to the Temple of Aphaia in the island of Aegina is optional. This ticket may be purchased on board the boat. It includes the excursion with a professional english speaking guide and entry fees to the archaeological site. Start your classical tour with a Guided Bus Tour of the island, starting with a visit to the Temple of Afaia which is the best preserved temple in Greece and one of the 3 temples forming the famous “Sacred Triangle” of Greek antiquity. Built on top of a pinetree covered hill, it offers the most magnificent view over the island, the Saronic Gulf, Piraeus and Salamina Island. Our guide will tell you the fascinating story of the intriguing history of this beautiful temple and then from there we make a small stop for photographs to the Church of Saint Nectarios, where you can admire its beautiful Byzantine architecture. On our way back to Aegina Port you will have the time to relax and appreciate the exquisite peaceful nature of the island.
  • Panoramic tour (Aegina): 23 € per adult & 18 € per child (optional). Drive across the entire island (without visiting the archaeological site) admiring the beauty of its nature, the island’s medieval capital of Paleohora and the Saint Nectarios Monastery. Final stop is at a local taverna at the port to enjoy some meze and tsipouro.
  • Swimming excursion (Aegina): 32 € per adult & 32 € per child (optional). Enjoy a soft drink while we transfer you by our company’s speedboat to the coast of Agistri, few minutes away from the port, to a beach with umbrellas which is ideal not only for swimming but also for enjoying the natural beauty and landscape. You can swim in the crystal clear blue waters and enjoy the beach. Soft drink or beer included.

 

Operated by Hydraiki Cruises