Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
We will do our best to include all important places in Athens city so you can appreciate the blend of different eras through the timeline of the city. Classic, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Neo-classical and modern times all blend together shaping what is Athens city today.
We start either at your hotel or at the terminal your Cruise-ship has docked.
Acropolis Hill is a must visit for any new visitor of Athens to experience firsthand the monuments of Propylea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and Temple of Parthenon.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Athens around the hill and sightsee the near by monuments such as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Ancient Theatre of Dionysus at the south slope of the Acropolis hill.
Oversee the Plaka area with the picturesque little houses and the Roman and Ancient Agora with the Temple of Hephaestus standing proudly at the north.
We will visit Temple of Zeus passing by Emperor’s Hadrian’s Arched Gate and next we will admire the Panathenaic Stadium, built on ancient stadium traces and used for the first modern Olympic games in 1896.
You will be chauffeured around modern city and take a short stop to watch the change of guards, photo-shooting the Parliament (Old Royal Palace). The Presidential Residence and the Neo-Classical trilogy of National Academy, Athens University and National Library and we will conclude at the Lycabettus Hill for a breathtaking view of Athens city and photoshoot a picture of you with the Acropolis Hill in the background.
We will end the tour at your hotel or at your Cruise-ship at Piraeus port knowing for sure that you will wish this tour would have lasted longer!
In any case this tour is fully customisable to your personal tastes and needs so please do not hesitate to request us your personal detailed route plan for a half-day Athens tour.