Top 10 Best of Athens

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$174.99 / Adult (ages 13 and over)
$149.99 / Child (ages 3 - 12)
Athens, Greece
Difficult Activity Level
No Minimum Age
Meal Included
8.0 hours
Children 2 years and under do not require a ticket
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Depart the port of Piraeus and take a scenic drive by motor coach into cosmopolitan Athens where you will experience  a breathtaking view of antiquity as you look upwards towards the marvelous structure of the Parthenon. Follow your guide for approximately 10 minutes uphill walking to the entrance of the Acropolis. From there you will be led up the pathway and steps leading through the massive Propylaia onto the top of the rock of the Acropolis itself. 


Relive the ‘glory that was Greece’ as you walk over this masterpiece. View the Parthenon, the delicate temple of the Wingless Victory, the Erectheion, and the entire city of Athens below. Your guide will walk you from the Acropolis into the old districts of Athens, in Plaka where you will enjoy a Greek lunch in a local restaurant. Then take a short walking tour of the Plaka area and enjoy free time . Continue with a panoramic drive of the city on your way to the famous National Archaeological Museum. Pass the Temple of Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium, the House of Parliament, Constitution Sq., the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, the National Academy, the Library, University and the Presidential Megaron.

Stop at the National Archaeological Museum which is considered one of the most important museums in the world. Tour the splendid galleries displaying art from the most brilliant periods of Athenian ancient history. 


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Notes

  • Headphones provided. 
  • There is walking uphill on rough and slippery terrain. Comfortable shoes, a hat, water and sunscreen recommended. 
  • Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties. 
  • No food, drinks, large bags are allowed into the Acropolis or Museums. 
  • Only water in a clear bottle. 
  • May operate in reverse