Athens Highlights Half Day
See the sites and highlights of Athens when you embark on this scenic tour through the city, including the Acropolis and the Panathinaikon Stadium, the only...
Description See the sites and highlights of Athens when you embark on this scenic tour through the city, including the Acropolis and the Panathinaikon Stadium, the only white marble stadium in the world. You'll walk through the Acropolis and visit historic sites like the Parthenon and the Greek temple of Erechtheion. Your tour also gives you the chance to view more modern buildings, like the National Library, on a scenic ride along Panepistimiou Avenue. It's the perfect tour for cultural connoisseurs. Start your expedition off by exploring the ancient citadel of the Acropolis and all its historic sites and structures like the Propylea, the gateway of the Acropolis. Your walking tour will take you to places like the Temple of Athena Nike and the Parthenon, the former religious center of Athens that was dedicated to Athena. You'll also view the astounding architecture of the Acropolis' historic buildings, including the Greek Temple of Erechtheion, with its massive Porch of Maidens featuring female statutes standing nearly 22 feet tall. Your tour continues with a quick stop, giving you time to take unforgettable photos at the Panathinaikon Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place. You'll also go on a scenic drive where you'll view 19th century structures, government buildings and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This famous monument stands right in front of the Parliament House and is dedicated to the soldiers who died in the Greek wars. Your journey ends with a scenic drive down Panepistimiou Avenue, where you'll see stunning structures of places like the Academy and the National Library. Throw on a comfortable pair of shoes and get ready to explore a mix of modern and ancient sites when you book this exciting Athens walking tour. Book this cultural experience today and make memories that will last a lifetime. Please Note: This tour provides cruise pier pick-up; however, the tour concludes in Downtown Athens and guests will be responsible for their own transportation back to the ship at their own expense.
Cruise Ship Pier.