OVERVIEW: The private-guided 'Athens Full Day Walking Tour' is a smart choice if one wants to get
the 'lay of the land' while in Athens. How can you learn about ancient and modern Athens history? With your licensed highly educated guide with you all day, you'll visit, learn and observe 2,500 years of history in one day.
You'll visit the iconic Acropolis, (Parthenon, Temple of Athena, Temple of Nike, Carytids, and Propylaea). Also, the treasure laden Acropolis Museum, Monasteraki, the dynamic picturesque Plaka, have a lunchtime, visit the historic Ancient Agora, and if you still have enough energy a quick walk to Hadrian's Arch and the massive Temple of Olympian Zeus.
INCLUDED: Licensed professional guide
NOT INCLUDED: Entrance fees, lunch and gratuities (appreciated when deserved)
HIGHLIGHTS: Your guide picks you up at your hotel to visit the "Crown Jewel of Athens", the Acropolis, with the famed Parthenon, Temple of Athena, Temple of Nike, and Propylaea. Then we visit the Acropolis Museum, which houses many treasures found at the Acropolis during excavations. Next, we'll go to the bustling areas of Monasteraki and Plaka. Here you can shop, have time for a Mediterranean lunch and/or take advantage of
the photo opportunities of temple ruins, byzantine churches, and the cobble stoned alleyways.Visit the Ancient Agora
where Socrates taught, Apostle Paul spoke, and democracy was created. Also, here we see the small museum in the rebuilt Stoa
of Attalos. We end off with a short walk to the massive Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch (free with Acropolis ticket).
FYI: Our licensed guides are highly educated in the history, religion, art,
architecture and archaeology of
Greece. So, ask all the questions you like AND hear the answers as you
are in your own private' group. You are never combined with an impersonal
group of strangers.We're happy to oblige you if you'd like to go slower or faster in a location. Just ask, we're open for your suggestions.
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