Hop-on Hop-off Athens Highlights Tour (Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera)
Hop-on Hop-off Athens Highlights Tour (Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera) On this hop-on hop-off Athens sightseeing tour, you can travel between Piraeus, Athens...
DescriptionHop-on Hop-off Athens Highlights Tour (Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera) On this hop-on hop-off Athens sightseeing tour, you can travel between Piraeus, Athens, and the Athens Riviera at your leisure, allowing you to view ancient sites such as the Acropolis and Parthenon, as well as world-famous museums. Hop on in Piraeus, the main port of Greece and the biggest port in the Mediterranean, and hop off at any stop to explore on your own! In Athens, you will experience the contrast between ancient history and modern architecture and culture. Don't miss the stop at the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy views of an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens, which contains the remains of many ancient structures, the most famous of which is the Parthenon. The Parthenon is a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. This spectacular structure is regarded as the symbol of democracy and is one of the world's greatest cultural monuments. Continue on to enjoy all that central Athens has to offer - hop off the bus to shop, eat, and indulge in Greek culture. This tour provides easy access to the city's best sights and the flexibility to explore as you please. Travel past the Marina Zea Harbor with its myriad of tall mast ships, schooners and cruisers, and enjoy views of Microlimano Harbor, a pretty fishing port. This is where Themistocles' victorious Triremes were berthed before the epic, history-changing sea battle of nearby Salamis. The archaeological and nautical museums located here are definitely worth visiting. You can also view the Hill of Mars or the ancient court of Athens, the area around the Ancient Agora. Travel down through the Plaka and around the Roman Agora, which includes the famous Tower of the Winds. You'll see it all on this hop-on hop-off tour of Athens. On the Beaches and Riviera Route, go beach hopping at several of Athens' best beaches, including Vouliagmeni Lake, Agia Kosmas, Asteria Glyfada, and more. You will have the option to enjoy the sun and sand or just take in the scenery - making this Athens tour perfect for everyone. Please Note: There are 3 bus routes with varying schedules and tour durations. The Piraeus Route runs every 30 minutes and it takes approximately 80 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The Beaches and Riviera Route runs hourly from April to October and it takes approximately 90 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The Athens Route runs every 15 minutes April to October, and every 30 minutes November to March. It takes approximately 80 minutes to complete the Athens route without getting off. The tours are narrated in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Chinese, Russian, Greek, and Turkish. First and last tour times vary by route and will be detailed in your electronic ticket. The Piraeus Route includes the following stops: Cruise Terminal Lions Gate Archaeological Musuem of Piraeus Votsalakia Beach Mikrolimano Harbor Planetarium Athens Ledra and Intercontinental Acropolis & Parthenon Municipal Theater The Beaches and Riviera Route includes the following stops: Athens Ledra and Intercontinental Planetarium Faliro / Flisvos Ag. Kosmas Beach Glyfada Terminal Asteria Glyfada Beach Kavouri / Oceanis Beach Vouliagmeni Lake Beach Temple of Zeus The Athens Route includes the following stops: Syntagma Square Melina Merkouri Statue Acropolis Museum The Acropolis and Parthenon Temple of Zeus National Gardens Benaki & Byzantine Museums & Cycladic Museum Panathinaikon Stadium National Library National Archaeological Museum Thession Station To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.
Numerous bus stops throughout Athens. The closest stop is at the cruise ship pier.