Piraeus Port or any hotel in the center of Athens
Price includes up to 4 people
Other languages on request (extra cost may apply)
Guiding using sign-language on request
What you will do...
A great way for anyone who wants to experience the diversity of Athens in one day. With this excursion, you will discover the striking antitheses of antiquity and modernity that are united here. Of course, we start with the "sacred rock" and the visit to the Acropolis of Athens.Afterwards, we will visit the impressive archaeological museum and see the valuable collection. Continue with the exploration of the Temple of Athena Nike, followed by a visit to the Odeum. In the afternoon visit to the Temple of Zeus, as well as the Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Strolling through the old town of Plaka, you will have the opportunity to watch the hustle and bustle or stop in a Greek tavern
What you will visit...
The Acropolis is the most iconic ancient landmark of Athens and is located on a rocky outcrop in Athens, Greece. It is home to several historically significant structures, the most famous of which is the Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. The Acropolis is often referred to as the "holy rock" due to its religious and cultural importance. Visiting the Acropolis allows you to marvel at the impressive architectural feats of the ancient Greeks and offers breathtaking panoramic views of Athens.
Museum of Acropolis:
Situated near the Acropolis, the Museum of Acropolis is a modern and world-class museum that houses a vast collection of ancient artifacts found on the Acropolis site. The museum's exhibits include sculptures, statues, friezes, and other archaeological treasures dating back to the 5th century BC. Exploring the Museum of Acropolis provides visitors with a deeper understanding of the history, art, and culture of ancient Greece.
Contrasts of the City:
Athens, the capital of Greece, is a city that beautifully blends the old with the new, creating a captivating contrast. The city is known for its rich history, evident in the ancient ruins and landmarks like the Acropolis. At the same time, Athens is a vibrant and bustling modern metropolis with a thriving contemporary culture, lively neighborhoods, and a dynamic arts and culinary scene. Experiencing the contrasts of the city allows you to appreciate both its ancient heritage and its vibrant present.
Plaka is a historic neighborhood located at the foot of the Acropolis. It is one of the oldest residential areas in Athens and is famous for its charming narrow streets, neoclassical architecture, and traditional tavernas. Plaka offers a unique and picturesque ambiance, making it a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Exploring Plaka allows you to immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere, enjoy delicious Greek cuisine, shop for souvenirs, and discover quaint cafes and bars.