Private Athens Sites and Acropolis with Airport Drop Off
Enjoy a jam-packed, half-day excursion that takes you on a scenic drive past iconic sites like the National Gardens and more when you embark on this exciting...
DescriptionEnjoy a jam-packed, half-day excursion that takes you on a scenic drive past iconic sites like the National Gardens and more when you embark on this exciting tour in Athens. Enjoy a tour of the Acropolis by an expert guide who will share its history as you walk to view places like the Parthenon. You'll also enjoy a scenic drive on a comfortable motorcoach that will take you past famous venues like the National Library and make a stop at the Old Olympic Stadium for a photo opportunity. Your tour also includes a convenient transfer to the airport, making this tour perfect for history enthusiasts who want to schedule a quick tour before a flight.Your adventure begins with a private motorcoach pick up from the main port of Athens known as Piraeus port. Head to the Acropolis Hill, where you'll get to admire the architectural splendor of Greece's Golden Age. At the center of it all stands the Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena that still holds its glory with its colossal columns and Doric-Ionic style architecture. Your tour guide will take you to view the Parthenon and other major landmarks in the Acropolis, including the Temple of the Wingless Victory and the Erectheum, a former temple dedicated to the Greek god and goddess Poseidon and Athena that also features colossal columns made of women named the Porch of Maidens.Continue your journey with a sightseeing tour aboard your motorcoach as you gaze at attractions like the National Gardens, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Parliament building, which was formerly the Royal Palace. You'll also get time during the tour for an impromptu photoshoot as you stop at the Old Olympic Stadium, an iconic stadium that housed up to 45,000 visitors during the first modern Olympics in 1896. Wrap up your taking in the views of the ancient city as you head to catch your flight at the Eleftherios Venizelos airport in Athens.From exploring the ancient Acropolis to a convenient airport drop off, this private tour is ideal for the history buff short on time. Don't let this exciting tour pass you by. Sign up now for this tour and get ready to make a lifetime of memories in Athens.
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Preparation AdviceWe recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. For those wishing to visit any churches, ensure shoulders and knees are covered.