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Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour

Highlights / General details This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Inclusion Guided tour and Hotel pickup. Exclusion Gratuity and Meals are not included. Hours of operation Available Daily Departs approximately 8:45am and returns 1:30pm Does not operate on Ash Monday, Independence Day, Labor Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Whit Monday, Greek National Day. Duration Tour is approximately 4 hours and 45 minutes. Location Departure/return times from the last pick-up point (centre of Athens/Mykonos). Participant restrictions Children 0-3 years old free of charge provided no bed or seat in the bus is occupied or meals offered. Policies Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed. Clients staying at the coast will be transferred back to their hotels with the Cape Sounion Tour bus. Pick-up time is according to clients’ request for private tours & according to hotel for organized tours. Complete information including local telephone numbers and specific hotel pick up time will be included in your voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**