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One Day Athens Tour



Enjoy an Athens & Cape Sounion tour with lunch. Visit the most famous attractions, including Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum.

From the Acropolis to Cape Sounio, you will see with this full day trip all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens. Offering a perfect overview of the historic city, this tour is highly suggested for those who have only one day to visit and explore Athens. Visit the must and least sights you have to see during your stay.

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

Itinerary

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 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 new Acropolis museum.

Continue in a local restaurant for lunch.

After lunch drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand.  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.

Departure at approximately 08:45 - Return at approximately 19:00

Operated by G.O. Tours

What's Included

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

 

Not included:

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

Important notes
  •  This tour include a complimentary pick-up / drop-off service from your hotel or other predefined spots in Athens and surrounding areas. Maximum duration of this service to gather tour participants is approximately 1 hour. Thus, pick-up time may vary for each guest and will be provided during the booking process.
  • Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed.
  • The tour is usually bilingual, implemented in English and one additional language (French or Italian). For more information prior to booking, please contact us. Our agents will also inform you on the languages of the tour after booking.
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