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Athens Attractions & Tours (67)

Looking for great tours and places to visit while in Athens, Greece? Browse Athens sights, activities, and tourist attractions enjoyed by other travelers. Search tours and learn about the top things to do and see.Check Athens weather Forecast for November in order to find the best time to travel. We can also help you find places to stay in Athens at the best rate available, by comparing multiple accommodation providers at once.

Hydra, Poros and Egina Day Cruise from Athens

[Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours]
Visit three gorgeous Greek Islands in one day on an island-hopping cruise from Athens! Visiting the Saronic Islands of Hydra, Poros and Egina, this independent sightseeing tour includes a delicious Greek lunch and hydrofoil boat transfers. Sightsee, shop, swim or join exciting excursions, like a trip to the Temple of Aphaia (own expense), on this must-do day trip from Athens.

Meet your guide in central Athens and head to Piraeus Port by luxury, air-conditioned coach. You?ll set sail from here for the island of Poros, roughly two hours away, during which the cruise hostess will provide information about the islands.

When you arrive in Poros, the smallest of the three islands, you will have 1-hour of free time to wander around this endearing island. Here, visit Trinzia, Poros? Russian dockyard, and learn about Greece?s cooperation with the Russian army in the 18th and 19th centuries. Alternatively, take a stroll in the Lemon Forest (Lemonodassos), and find pretty windmills and waterfalls as you walk through the densely wooded area of lemon and orange trees.

Back on ship, enjoy lunch (first sitting) while sitting comfortably on the lounge and admiring the views of the Mediterranean Sea during approximately 1 hour, on your way to Hydra. We enter the port of Hydra, whose amphitheater shape once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. Lying near the island of Spetses, Hydra is best known for its colorful little capital, full of quaint, narrow alleys, charming red-tiled houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history. Your guide will point out the best shops and cafes, and then leave you to explore independently during approximately 2 hours.

When you return back on board, the tables will be set for the second lunch sitting. You have already had your lunch, relax on the ship's deck and enjoy the warm breeze as you sail to your last stop, the larger island of Egina. When you arrive, you can either join a sightseeing tour to the Temple of Aphaia (own expense) or stroll around the main town at leisure. Also known as Port of Aegina, the island is a bustling one, with ferries, catamarans and flying dolphins dotting around the harbor. Soak up the sights or perhaps relax in one of the town?s popular ouzeries or cafes.

The journey back to Piraeus Port takes approximately one hour. A traditional Greek folk show with singers and dancers in original costumes will entertain and animate you up to the final moment as the ship docks in Piraeus. On arrival, you?ll be transferred the short distance back to central Athens where your tour ends.

» Duration: 11 hours
» from EUR 99.00 | update prices

Delphi Day Trip from Athens

[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Visit Delphi ? one of the most important archeological sites in Greek history ? on this full-day trip from Athens! Traveling with an expert guide, you?ll explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town, home to the Temple of Apollo, and stroll around Delphi Archeological Museum. Learn all about Greek mythology and history while seeing fascinating monuments, and visit the pretty town of Levadia on the journey back to Athens.

Ancient Greece is the civilization that existed roughly between the 8th century BC and 600 AD, and Delphi was said to represent the center of it. Reputedly built on the spot where Zeus? eagles collided when they were released from opposite ends of the earth, the ancient town is littered with intriguing monuments from this fascinating period of history.

After meeting your guide in Athens, hear tales about the ancient Greeks and their lives in Delphi while traveling to the town by luxury minivan. Pass through the towns of Levadia and Arachova ? both famous for their production of brightly colored carpets ? and arrive in Delphi around midday.

First stop is a tour of the Delphi archeological site ? a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily one of the most important digs in Europe. As you walk around the evocative ruins with your guide, see famous monuments like the Sanctuary of Athena.

Head inside Delphi Archeological Museum and explore this veritable treasure trove at leisure. Home to countless artifacts and intriguing relics, the museum consists of 15 rooms arranged in chronological order from 15th century BC to 4th century AD. Be sure to check out the bronze Charioteer of Delphi and the Sphinx of Naxos.

After eating lunch at a Delphi hotel (own expense), resume your walking tour back inside the archeological site, visiting the must-see Temple of Apollo and passing by the Castalian Spring on Mount Parnassus?where Roman poets were said to come when seeking inspiration.

Your tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon, stopping in Levadia on the way to stretch your legs or grab a coffee (own expense), and driving through the traditional Greek village of Aachova.

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» Duration: 10 hours
» from EUR 81.90 | update prices

3-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Visit the three most important archaeological sites from the Classical Greece period on this 3-day tour of Greece from Athens! Traveling with a knowledgeable local guide, passionate about Greek history, your tour includes excursions to Epidaurus, Olympia and Delphi, with overnight accommodation in your choice of 3- or 4-star hotels. See UNESCO World Heritage-listed monuments, like the Sanctuary of Asklepios, and explore the incredible Delphi Archaeological Museum.

Day 1: Athens ? Corinth Canal ? Mycenae ? Epidaurus ? Nauplia (D)
Set off from Athens in the morning and head along the mainland coast to Corinth Canal by coach. Linking the Saronic Gulf with the Gulf of Corinth, the canal is steep-sided and narrow, making it a favorite spot for thrill-seeking bungee jumpers. After stopping to see this impressive canal, your tour continues to the seaside town of Nauplia for a walk, and then continue by coach to Mycenae for a walking tour of its archaeological site. Learn about the Classical Greece era from your guide, hearing tales of the period?s strong influence on the Roman Empire. Here, enjoy free time for lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, the archaeological site of Epidaurus. Enjoy a guided tour around its evocative ruins, and see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios (the shrine to the Greek god of medicine) and the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus.

Enjoy your evening in Nauplia at leisure after dinner in your hotel.

Overnight: Amalia (4-star hotel) in Nauplia

Day 2: Nauplia ? Olympia ? Antirion ? Delphi (B, D)
Enjoy breakfast in your hotel and then meet your guide for a morning tour of Olympia?s archaeological site. In the times of Classical Greece, the site attracted pilgrims who gathered around the Atlis (Sanctuary of the Gods) to worship the Greek god Zeus. See fascinating ruins like the Stadium of Olympia, where Greece?s ancient Olympic Games took place.

After spending your morning in Olympia, and perhaps taking lunch at leisure, hop back on board your coach for the drive to Antirion, passing Patras on the way. Cross over the incredible Rion-Antirion Bridge ? considered an architectural icon of 21st-century Greece ? and then relax at leisure in Antirion and the nearby town of Nafpaktos. Your day of exploring finishes with a relaxing meal in your Delphi hotel.

Overnight: Parnassos or Hermes (3-star), or Amalia (4-star) in Delphi

Day 3: Delphi -- Athens (B, D)
Set off early with your friendly guide to explore Delphi?s archaeological site ? one of the most important in Europe. As you walk around this intriguing UNESCO World Heritage site with your guide, see monuments like the Sanctuary of Athena and the Temple of Apollo.

In the late morning visit Delphi Archaeological Museum to see countless numbers of artifacts and relics ? many of them dating back to 15th-century BC. As you walk ?round at leisure, look out for must-see pieces including the Charioteer of Delphi, the Sphinx of Naxos and the marble statue of Antonius (a beloved friend of Emperor Hadrian).

After enjoying lunch at leisure in Delphi, you?ll return to Athens by coach, arriving in the early evening.

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» Duration: 3 days
» from EUR 305.00 | update prices

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
Combine the sights of modern Athens with sites of historical importance on this comprehensive 5-hour sightseeing tour by luxury coach. With an expert guide on hand to explain all the top Athens attractions, your tour passes Constitution Square and Panathenian Stadium -- home of the first modern Olympic Games. Explore the incredible Acropolis of Athens on foot, seeing famous monuments like the Pantheon. If you?re eager to see more, upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Athens Acropolis Museum.

Meet your guide in central Athens and head off on your 5-hour sightseeing tour around the Greek capital by luxury air-conditioned coach. Pass the must-see Tomb of the Unknown Soldier that stands in front of Parliament House on Constitution Square, and see the Presidential Mansion that served as the Royal Palace before the country?s monarchy was abolished in 1974.

Watch out for Panathenian Stadium ? site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 ? and then relax as your coach drives along Panespistimiou, home to Athens? National Library and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, known locally as Mitropoli.

After seeing the highlights of modern Athens, you?ll step back in time with a tour of Athens? past. Visit the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then stop at Athens? crowning glory ? the incredible Acropolis of Athens. Built on a rocky hill towering above the city, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Acropolis is a cluster of ancient buildings that acted as a fortress ? all reflecting the splendor and wealth of Athens during the 5th century BC.

Highlights of the Acropolis include the Pantheon, the Propylaea gateway and the Temple of Athena Nike ? built to represent Athens? ambition to be the leading Greek city. After spending time at leisure here, you?ll make your way back to your starting point by coach.

If you opt to upgrade your tour to include an entrance ticket to the Athens Acropolis Museum, your guided tour will actually finish here at the Acropolis. After receiving your ticket from your guide, head inside this fascinating museum to see a staggering collection of more than 4,000 artifacts. Highlights include statues from the Archaic period and the impressive Pantheon Hall -- dedicated to the history of the famous temple on the peak of the Acropolis.

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» Duration: 5 hours
» from EUR 49.50 | update prices

4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Step back in time on this 4-day Classical Greece tour from Athens, seeing all the top attractions that date back to this fascinating era. With overnight accommodation included and an expert guide to accompany you, the tour highlights the country?s most intriguing archeological sites ? four of which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi, and visit 11th-century monasteries perched on the rock towers of Meteora.

Day 1: Athens ? Corinth Canal ? Mycenae ? Epidaurus ? Nauplia (D)
Leave Athens behind and head west to Corinth Canal ? your first stop of the day! Linking the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf, the canal is narrow, and the ancient ships that once passed through have been replaced with bungee jumpers. After exploring, continue on to Mycenae for a walking tour. Learn about the development of Classical Greek culture as you walk through this fascinating archeological site.

After lunch in Mycenae, travel to Epidaurus for a tour of its archeological site, stopping to see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios (shrine to the Greek god of medicine). Contine to Nauplia -- a pretty seaport town -- where you'll have the evening to spend at leisure.

Overnight: Amalia (4-star hotel) in Nauplia

Day 2: Nauplia ? Olympia ? Antirion ? Delphi (B, D)
After breakfast, set off with your guide by luxury coach, and visit the Archeological Site of Olympia. Home to the Atlis (Sanctuary of the Gods), the site was a mecca for ancient Greeks who came here to worship Zeus. See incredible ruins like the Stadium of Olympia, where the country?s ancient Olympic Games were held.

In the afternoon, board your coach for a scenic drive to Antirion, passing the towns of Patras. Cross over the Rion-Antirion Bridge ? considered a landmark of 21st-century Greece ? and then sightsee independently in Antirion and the nearby town of Nafpaktos. Finish your day with a relaxing meal at your hotel in Delphi.

Overnight: Parnassos or Hermes (3-star), or Amalia (4-star) in Delphi

Day 3: Delphi ? Kalambakka (B, D)
Rise early and meet your guide to explore Delphi ? one of the most important archeological digs in Europe. As you walk around this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site with your guide, see monuments like the Sanctuary of Athena.

Head inside the Delphi Archeological Museum and encounter numerous artifacts and relics that date back to 15th century BC. Watch out for the Charioteer of Delphi and the intriguing Sphinx of Naxos. After spending most of your day in Delphi, head to Kalambakka by coach, traveling through the eye-catching towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala. Enjoy dinner at your hotel and then relax at leisure.

Overnight: 4-star or 3-star hotel in central Kalambakka

Day 4: Kalambakka ? Meteora ? Athens (B)
Leave your hotel to visit the rock towers of Meteora ? incredible sandstone peaks topped with 11th-century monasteries. With your guide, make your way up the walking trails to visit these monasteries, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views from the top.

After spending the morning exploring Meteora, head back to Athens by coach, stopping in the town of Thermopylae and at Kamena Voural hot springs. Arrive back in Athens at approximately 7pm.

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» Duration: 4 days
» from EUR 467.00 | update prices

2-Day Santorini Experience from Athens

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]

If you only visit one of the Greek islands, it's got to be Santorini! This former volcanic island has breathtaking views from the caldera whilst also boasting red, white and black beaches. Spend the night on the island and admire the sites at your leisure before returning to Athens.

Brace yourself for fabulous Santorini! Regarded by many as the most spectacular of the Greek islands.

Gaze in wonder at the submerged caldera, epicentre of what is probably the biggest volcanic eruption in recorded history. One side of the island is balanced on the edge of the caldera while the other side is flat and contains many beaches of which there are white, red and black!

One of the main beaches is Perissa which is a black beach, be sure to check out breathtaking Red beach with its high red cliffs and hand size pebbles submerged under the clear water.

You can't come to Santorini without watching the sunset from picturesque Oia at the tip of the island. Why not enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants in Oia while you're there.

Santorini is unforgettable!

Your stay in Santorini is unescorted and gives you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy your time on the island at your own leisure.

» Duration: 2 days
» from EUR 220.00 | update prices

2-Day Tour to Meteora from Athens

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Don't miss the chance to see the amazing cliff-top monasteries of Meteora. This two-day tour takes you across the scenic Plain of Thessaly to Kalambaka and one of the most important groups of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The monasteries are perched on top of towers of sandstone, which for centuries provided totally inaccessible retreats for the monks.

Your overnight tour to Meteora takes you through Levadia and Arachova to Delphi, where you have a 1.5-hour stop. After a drive through the central towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala, crossing the Thessalian plain, you'll spend the night in Kalambaka.

Next morning you'll take a tour of the cliff-top monasteries, built on top of rock towers and providing fantastic views over the plain. Meteora is considered one of the most beautiful area of mainland Greece, and its monasteries are one of the country's most unique attractions.

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» Duration: 2 days / 1 night
» from EUR 162.00 | update prices

Skip the Line: Guided Tour of Athens New Acropolis Museum

[Category: Cultural & Theme Tours]
Skip the line and take a walk through history on a guided tour of Athens' New Acropolis Museum. See the treasures of the ancient Athens Acropolis - the fortified natural defense which towers over the city of Athens and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Walk past the queues with your skip the line ticket, to tour the Athens' New Acropolis Museum - the most important archeological museum in Athens.

Your knowledgeable tour guide will show you the most interesting attractions from over 4,000 artifacts currently on exhibition. Highlights of the Acropolis Museum include statues from the Archaic period, and the impressive Parthenon hall which celebrates the famous temple on the peak of the Athens Acropolis. Other exciting exhibits include the archeological remains from the ancient city which were revealed by excavations on the site of the museum itself.

When your guided tour ends, continue exploring the Acropolis Museum at your leisure. As the museum is close to the site of the Acropolis, why not take yourself off to see this stunning UNESCO World Heritage site as it stands today, and reflect on the fascinating facts that you've learnt from your guided tour.

» Duration: 2 hours
» from EUR 20.00 | update prices

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Take your own postcard-perfect snaps of Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon on a scenic afternoon trip from Athens. Cape Sounion is only 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Athens, making it the perfect lazy afternoon destination.

The road to Cape Sounion passes the idyllic beaches of the Saronic Gulf - Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza - as well as countless caves. The ancient Greeks certainly knew how to choose a temple location, as Cape Sounion is a remarkable site. The Cape's Temple of Poseidon is perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea, a gleaming white beacon for ancient (as well as modern) travelers along this dangerous stretch of coast.

The view across the Aegean is magnificent, extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day. The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 B.C., and many of its original Doric columns are still standing. One of the columns has a graffito left by none other than Lord Byron in the early 1800s.

This is a great half-day tour option if you're looking to explore Greece beyond Athens, complete with stunning views and world-class Greek ruins.

» Duration: 4 hours
» from EUR 43.00 | update prices

Athens Night Sightseeing Tour with Greek Dinner Show

[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
Fuel your appetite with a night-time tour of Athens and the Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, before relaxing with a Greek dinner show. Taking place at a typical taverna in the renowned Plaka district, it's the perfect way to finish your night out in Athens!

Your evening tour commences with a relaxing panoramic drive through central Athens over to Acropolis, which you will see lit up against the night sky. After admiring this iconic Athens landmark, your tour will continue to the Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, where you will discover the Greece?s vibrant musical history. Browse over 60 artifacts and reconstructed musical instruments from Ancient Greece.

Continue through the narrow pedestrian street of Plaka in the old city of Athens. Here you will dine in a typical Greek restaurant and enjoy a folklore show with live music, ballet and dancers in traditional Greek dress.

» Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
» from EUR 63.00 | update prices

Acropolis Walking Tour

[Category: Walking & Biking Tours]
One for all you History buffs - discover Athens' Ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with your local guide. Venture inside the ancient Acropolis and admire just how this ancient monument towers above the city below. You'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka as you soak up the local scene.

Syntagma Metro station, where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

You will then see the House of the Greek Parliament, former Palace. Walking through the Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, you come either to Sotira of Lycodimos or the Kottakis Church both beautiful Byzantine churches which you are going to visit.

Continue strolling through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

You will enjoy a profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by our knowledgeable licensed guides. On the way to the Acropolis you will also see the Dionysious Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and the Mars Hill.

» Duration: 3 hours
» from EUR 37.00 | update prices

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip from Athens

[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Explore the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and visit the small village of Epidaurus famous in ancient times for being a place of healing.

After taking a scenic drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf, you will come to the ancient city of Mycenae home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. Visit the tomb of Agamemnon, the Palace and the Lionesses Gate.

Stop off at the picturesque town of Nauplia before arriving in Epidaurus. The world heritage listed city is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics.

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» Duration: 10 hours
» from EUR 91.00 | update prices

2-Day Trip to Delphi from Athens

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Explore one of the most famous sites of classical Greece in depth on an overnight trip to magical Delphi. Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins, Delphi was at the heart of the classical Greek world, and considered the center of the earth and the universe.

After taking a scenic drive through Levadia and Arachova (famous for its bright multi-colored carpets), you'll arrive in Delphi. During your visit to Delphi you'll tour the archaeological site and its museum of classical treasures, including the unique bronze Charioteer. You'll then have the afternoon free to spend at your leisure.

Next day, continue exploring the wild beauty and grandeur of the ancient ruins, or simply relax in this scenic paradise. The tour includes lunch in Delphi before returning to Athens.

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» Duration: 2 days
» from EUR 132.00 | update prices

Athens Airport Private Arrival Transfer

[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
Travel from Athens International Airport to your Athens city or coastal Hotel or Piraeus Port with a private transfer. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The price is the same for groups of:

  • 1 to 3 people
  • 4 to 8 people
Transfers are available to coastal hotels in the following areas:
  • Glyfada
  • Vouliagmeni
  • Faliro
It's that easy!

» Duration: 45-50 minutes
» from EUR 20.31 | update prices

7-Day Greece Grand Tour: Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Lefkadia

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Take a seven-day tour of the essential sites of classical Greece: Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki and Lefkadia. You'll visit famous archaeological sites and museums, and experience the glory that was classical Greece.

Highlights on your seven-day tour from Athens include:

  • Corinth Canal
  • Archaeological site and theater at Epidaurus, famous for its remarkable acoustics
  • Archaeological site at Mycenae
  • Archaeological site and museum at Olympia
  • Archaeological site and museum at Delphi
  • Unesco World Heritage-listed rock-tower monasteries at Meteora
  • Macedonian tombs of Lefkadia

» Duration: 7 days
» from EUR 915.00 | update prices

Athens Hop-on Hop-off Tour

[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
Experience the essential things to do in Athens aboard a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. You'll see all the historical and modern sights of Athens in a comfortable and secure environment, with full commentary provided. Stop at all the major attractions dating from both ancient times and the present day, including the Acropolis, Parthenon, New Acropolis Museum, National Archeological Museum and the Plaka!

Customize your own tour by hopping on and off the bus at any stop, as many times as you like. Simply hop off where you want to, and return to any stop to continue your tour.

Upgrade to a 48-hour pass to hop on an off Piraeus as well as Athens.

Tour highlights:
Syntagma Square Terminal
Melina Merkouri / Plaka
New Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis and Parthenon
Temple of Zeus
National Gardens
Benaki Museum
Panathenaic Stadium
National Library
National Archeological Museum
Omonia Square
Karaiskaki Square
Thession Station
Kotzia Square

» Duration: 90 minutes
» from EUR 18.00 | update prices

Athens Shore Excursion: Athens Hop-on Hop-off Tour

[Category: Shore Excursions]
No matter what cruise ship you arrive on, this is the perfect do-it-yourself shore excursion in Athens. Experience the essential things to do in Athens aboard a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. You'll see all the historical and modern sights of Athens in a comfortable and secure environment, with full commentary provided. Stop at all the major attractions dating from both ancient times and the present day, including the Acropolis, Parthenon, New Acropolis Museum, National Archeological Museum and the Plaka!

Customize your own tour by hopping on and off the bus at any stop, as many times as you like. Simply hop off where you want to, and return to any stop to continue your tour. Athens Hop-on Hop-off Red and Blue Piraeus Routes are interconnected so you can easily hop between them. Your ticket is valid on both routes making it easy to travel to and from Athens Cruise Terminal.

Athens Hop-on Hop-off Tour - Red Route:-
Syntagma Square Terminal
Melina Merkouri / Plaka
New Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis and Parthenon
Temple of Zeus
National Gardens
Benaki Museum
Panathenaic Stadium
National Library
National Archeological Museum
Omonia Square
Karaiskaki Square
Thession Station
Kotzia Square

Athens Hop-on Hop-off Tour - Blue Piraeus Route:-
Akti Miaouli (Cruise Ship Terminal - Main Gate)
Lions Gate (Cruise Ship Terminal - Second Gate)
The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
Mirkolimano Harbour
The Planetarium
Marriott and Intercontinental
New Acropolis Museum
Acropolis-Piraeus

This excursion is located within a 10-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Athens. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy

» Duration: Varies
» from EUR 18.00 | update prices

Athens Airport Private Departure Transfer

[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
Travel from your Athens city or coastal Hotel or Piraeus Port to Athens International Airport. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This is a private transfer so the price is the same for groups of:

  • 1 to 3 people
  • 4 to 6 people
  • 7 to 8 people
Transfers are available from coastal hotels in the following areas:
  • Glyfada
  • Vouliagmeni
  • Faliro
It's that easy!

» Duration: 45-50 minutes
» from EUR 20.31 | update prices

4-Day Santorini Tour from Athens

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Santorini, also known as the 'Black Pearl of the Aegean' is by far the most spectacular of the Greek Islands. Around 1500 BC a volcanic eruption caused the central part of the island to sink into the sea, leaving a crescent shaped rim of cliffs around the harbor formed in the volcano's Caldera. Enjoy an unforgettable four-day tour exploring Santorini's volcano and the surrounding black, red and white beaches at at your leisure.

The crescent shape of the island is a consequence of the activity of the volcano in prehistoric times. The island itself owes its very existence to the volcano. No trip to Santorini is complete without watching a sunset or sunrise from the village of Oia, perched on the cliffs of the caldera looking out to the Aegean sea.

There are many beaches dotted along the eastern coast including the famous Perissa and Perivolos beaches which together form the longest black sanded beach on the island. And be sure to visit Red beach with its high red cliffs and its hand size pebbles submerged beneath the crystal clear water.

Day two will take you to the volcano, the youngest volcanic lands in the Eastern Mediterranean. Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you climb the volcano and swim in the lovely hot springs! You will also discover Thirassia, separated from Santorini by an eruption in 236 BC.

» Duration: 4 days
» from EUR 468.75 | update prices

3-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
From the classic Temple of Apollo at Delphi to the famous rock-tower monasteries of Meteora - you'll visit some of the most iconic sites in Greece on this three-day tour from Athens.

Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins, Delphi was at the heart of the classical Greek world, and considered the center of the earth and the universe. Meteora is considered one of the most beautiful area of mainland Greece, and its monasteries are one of the country's most unique attractions.

After taking a scenic drive through Levadia and Arachova (famous for its bright multi-colored carpets), you'll arrive in Delphi. You'll tour the site's museum of archaeological treasures, and have the rest of the day free in Delphi.

After spending the morning how you wish, you'll drive through the central towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala, crossing the Thessalian plain to spend the night in Kalambaka.

Next day you'll take a tour of the cliff-top monasteries, built on the top of rock towers and providing fantastic views over the plain. After your tour of Meteora's unique monasteries, you'll travel back to Athens, passing through Thermopylae and Kamena Vourla.

Special Offer - Book and travel by October 31, 2018 and you will enjoy 4 Star Accommodation for the price of 3 Star Accommodation. - Book Now!

» Duration: 3 days
» from EUR 305.00 | update prices

3-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

[Category: Cultural & Theme Tours]
From the classic Temple of Apollo at Delphi to the famous rock-tower monasteries of Meteora - you'll visit some of the most iconic sites in Greece on this three-day tour from Athens.

Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins, Delphi was at the heart of the classical Greek world, and considered the center of the earth and the universe. Meteora is considered one of the most beautiful area of mainland Greece, and its monasteries are one of the country's most unique attractions.

After taking a scenic drive through Levadia and Arachova (famous for its bright multi-colored carpets), you'll arrive in Delphi. You'll tour the site's museum of archaeological treasures, and have the rest of the day free in Delphi.

After spending the morning how you wish, you'll drive through the central towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala, crossing the Thessalian plain to spend the night in Kalambaka.

Next day you'll take a tour of the cliff-top monasteries, built on the top of rock towers and providing fantastic views over the plain. After your tour of Meteora's unique monasteries, you'll travel back to Athens, passing through Thermopylae and Kamena Vourla.

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» Duration: 3 days
» from EUR 305.00 | update prices

2-Day Mykonos Experience from Athens

[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]

Kick back and relax by the beach or live it up in one of the many nightclubs Mykonos is famous for on this two day island escape from Athens.

Although one of the smallest islands of the Cyclades complex, Mykonos definitely makes up for it thanks to its treasures of natural beauty, rich history, cosmopolitan character combined with a wild nightlife, as well as plenty of local color.

The island boasts many beaches where you can soak up the sun and the atmosphere. Be sure to get there early especially in the summer months. Watch the sunset with the water lapping at your feet from one of the many waterside bars in the Little Venice quarter or for some serious partying, head to one of the many late night dance clubs.

If you're after a bit of history and culture, the island has five museums you can visit as well as a beautiful church. The church of Panagia Paraportiani is located beyond the Delos Ferry Quay on the way to Little Venice.

Just off Mykonos is the sacred island of Delos. The island is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, and certainly the most important in the Cyclades. Ferries depart from the Old Jetty at the western end of the harbor and can be booked directly.

Your stay in Mykonos is unescorted and gives you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy your time on the island at your own leisure.

» Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
» from EUR 195.00 | update prices

Athens Shore Excursion: Acropolis Walking Tour

[Category: Shore Excursions]
The moment your cruise ship arrives in port in Athens, your shore excursion to the Acropolis begins. Discover Athens' ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with a local guide. Venture inside the Acropolis, see the Parthenon and admire how this ancient monument towers above the city. As you soak up the local scene, you'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka neighborhood.

A shore excursion to the Acropolis is a great way to spend your time in port in Athens. The Syntagma Metro Station, in Syntagma Square where your Acropolis walking tour begins, contains many archaeological artifacts including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year-old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

As you walk through Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, you?ll see the impressive Greek Parliament House (Old Royal Palace).

Continue strolling through the paved streets of the Plaka neighborhood before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian church. A 10-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

You will enjoy an insightful and detailed explanation of the history of the Acropolis and its monuments from your knowledgeable licensed guide. On the way to the Acropolis, you will also see the Dionysious Sanctuary, Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and Mars Hill.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Athens port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

» Duration: 4 hours
» from EUR 59.00 | update prices

Piraeus Arrival Transfer: Cruise Port to Central Athens

[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
For a hassle-free cruise transfer, arrange a private driver from Piraeus Port to central Athens. Transfer services are available 7 days a week. When making a booking, you will need to advise your cruise details and your Athens tour details (if applicable).

This is a private transfer so the price is the same for groups of:
  • 1 to 3 people
  • 4 to 8 people

When making a booking, you will need to advise your Cruise or Ferry details and your Athens City Hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.

It's that easy!

» Duration: 45 minutes
» from EUR 22.50 | update prices

Athens Small-Group Food Tour

[Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife]
Walk along the historic streets of Athens while indulging in traditional Greek cuisine. This tour allows you to savor a wide variety of local delicacies, ranging from the mouthwatering, syrupy 'loukoumades' to traditional 'bougatsa,' 'pastourma,' rusks and olives. You?ll also discover Greek herbs and spices at the Varvakeios food market. Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Embark on a culinary journey of taste, color, smell and texture, right below the striking Acropolis in the heart of Athens? historic city center. This food tour offers an array of colorful and enticing treats. Visit delicatessens, aromatic bakeries and sweet shops, restaurants, dairies, spice merchants, grocery stores and pie shops where you will sample traditional Greek food, including the ever-popular koulouri, a circular bread with sesame seeds.

Your licensed guide will lead you on a food stroll and introduce you to small, hidden specialty food shops. Listen to commentary about the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece, as well as the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed today as a model of healthy living.

A genuine Athenian food tour would not be complete without a visit to the vibrant and central Varvakeios food market. Its bustling energy and colorful world of fruit and spice stalls and meat and fish vendors truly make for a cultural experience.

» Duration: 3 hours
» from EUR 44.00 | update prices

Corinth Half-Day Trip from Athens

[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Got the morning free in Athens? Then why not take a relaxing tour to ancient Corinth? You'll tour Corinth's fascinating archaeological site and have breathtaking views of Corinth Canal and the Saronic Gulf.

Starting from Athens, you will drive westwards along the scenic coast to the amazing Corinth Canal. On the drive past the beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza you'll see countless coves lapped by crystal-clear azure waters.

You will spend 90 minutes at the archaeological site of ancient Corinth, where you can enjoy splendid views of the Saronic Gulf.

The ancient town of Corinth was built at the meeting point of southern and northern Greece. In Greek mythology it was where Jason and Medea lived, and it was the city where St. Paul lived and preached for two years.

On the drive back to Athens you'll enjoy a short stop at Kehreai.

» Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
» from EUR 58.00 | update prices

Private Walking Tour: The Acropolis

[Category: Walking & Biking Tours]

Discover Athen's Ancient history on this fascinating three-hour Private walking tour. No trip to Athens is complete without a visit to the ancient Acropolis. See this monumental structure that towers above the city below. You will also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka.

For all you History buffs out there, this is the perfect way to experience Athens!

Syntagma Metro station, where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

Continue to the impressive House of Parliament with the Monument to the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the city's famous statuesque Evzones, the presidential guards.

Your tour continues towards the National Gardens and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, in front of which tower the surviving columns of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian?s Arch, both of which you will have to opportunity to visit.

Continue strolling through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

You will enjoy a profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by our knowledgeable licensed guides. On the way to the Acropolis you will also see the Dionysious Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and the Mars Hill.

» Duration: 3 hours
» from EUR 65.00 | update prices

Wine Tasting and Ancient Corinth Day Trip from Athens

[Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife]

Combine traditional Greek wine with a little history of Ancient Greece on this day trip from Athens to a Greek vineyard and a visit to Ancient Corinth.

Nowadays, Greek wine production, abiding by tradition but invigorated by modem technology, offers a wide variety of fine wines. On this tour you will visit Nemea one of the most popular vineyards in Greece with state of the art winery facilities.

Driving along the coastal road, there will be a short stop at Corinth canal before continuing to Ancient Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached. Ancient Corinth was one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. You will visit the Agora and one of the most outstanding monuments of the pre Roman period, the temple of Apollo.

Arriving at Nemea, you will learn everything there is to know about the production of Greek quality red wine before proceeding underground to the cellars containting more than 1,000 French oak barriques.Your tour will end with the opportunity to taste some of the best wine Greece has to offer.

» Duration: 7 hours
» from EUR 77.00 | update prices

Piraeus Departure Transfer: Central Athens to Cruise Port

[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
For a hassle free cruise-transfer, arrange a private driver from central Athens to Piraeus Port. Transfer services are available 7 days a week. When making a booking, you will need to advise your cruise details and your Athens tour details (if applicable).

This is a private transfer so the price is the same for groups of:
  • 1 to 3 people
  • 4 to 8 people
When making a booking, you will need to advise your Cruise or Ferry details and your Athens City Hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to Athens for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

» Duration: 30 Minutes
» from EUR 22.50 | update prices

Athens Shore Excursion: Private Acropolis Walking Tour

[Category: Shore Excursions]
Just when your cruise ship has docked in port of Athens you will be ready for your private shore excursion. Discover Athens' Ancient history on this fascinating private walking tour with your local guide. Venture inside the ancient Acropolis and admire just how this ancient monument towers above the city below. You'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka as you soak up the local scene.

Syntagma Metro station, where your private tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

You will then see the House of the Greek Parliament, former Palace. Walking through the Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, you come either to Sotira of Lycodimos or the Kottakis Church both beautiful Byzantine churches which you are going to visit.

Continue strolling through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

You will enjoy a profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by your private knowledgeable licensed guides. On the way to the Acropolis you will also see the Dionysious Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and the Mars Hill.

Your guided visit will finish at the Acropolis. Then, you will have free time until you get picked up by the driver.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Athens port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

» Duration: 4 hours
» from EUR 82.00 | update prices

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