Get the most out of your visit to Athens by combining Greece’s most famous site, the Acropolis, with a tour of an unparalleled house of Greek treasure. From the port of Piraeus, you’ll ride past the yacht harbor of Zea, and along Mikrolimanon’s waterfront, lined with inviting al fresco restaurants. Relax as you head towards the heart of Athens, passing by numerous points of interest such as the Arch of Adrianos, Constitution Square , the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, The House of Parliament, the National Academy, the Library, the University and the Presidential Megaron.
Your first stop will be at the National Archaeological Museum considered to be one of the most important museums in the world. Tour the splendid galleries displaying art from the most brilliant periods of Athenian ancient history. After the museum, you will visit the Acropolis, the sacred rock of ancient Athens that still towers over the modern city. Enjoy breathtaking views of antiquity as you look upwards towards the marvelous structure of the Parthenon. Climb for approximately 10 minutes up the pathway and steps leading through the massive Propylaia onto the rock of the Acropolis itself. Relive the “glory that was Greece” as you walk over this masterpiece and view the Parthenon, the delicate temple of the Wingless Victory and the Erectheion.