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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

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Enhance your experience of Athens on a mythological tour of the ancient Greek city. Alongside an entertaining guide, visit major landmarks like the Acropolis and the Olympian Zeus Temple and listen to the captivating myths that surround each landmark. Hear tales that combine myth, legend and historical fact; and gain valuable insight into the culture of modern and ancient Greece on this educational tour.
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  • 4 hours
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour

Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour

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Journey back to Ancient Greece on this guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, including a visit to the New Acropolis Museum. Visit the Theatre of Dionysus and Dionysus Sanctuary, stroll past the Propylaea gateway and the Temple of Athena Nike, then stand in awe before the grand ruins of the Parthenon, looking down over Athens below. After exploring the sprawling citadel, follow your guide on a tour of New Acropolis Museum and learn more about the excavations as you browse more than 4,000 artifacts unearthed from the Acropolis.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Delphi Day Trip from Athens

Delphi Day Trip from Athens

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Immerse yourself in the myths and monuments of classical Greece on this full-day tour of Delphi from Athens. Explore the UNESCO-listed archeological site of Delphi with an expert guide and learn how the city was considered the ‘Center of the World’ in ancient Greece. Stand in awe before the dramatically situated Temple of Apollo, then discover long-lost wonders at the Delphi Archeological Museum, including the Charioteer of Delphi and the Sphinx of Naxos. After lunch in Delphi (optional upgrade or at own expense), visit the handicrafts towns of Arachova and Levadia on the way back to Athens.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour

Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour

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Discover the architectural marvel of Ancient Greece with a visit to Athens’ star attraction – the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Acropolis of Athens. Follow your guide on a walking tour around the hilltop archaeological wonder, stopping to admire the Propylaea gateway, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Dionysus Sanctuary as you climb to the summit. Learn more about the fascinating ruins and imagine their former glory as you roam the sprawling citadel, stand in awe before the Theatre of Dionysus, and look out over the city from the Parthenon.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

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See the landmark monuments of Athens in a new light during a late afternoon tour of the Acropolis, guided by a licensed archaeologist. You’re guaranteed to skip any long wait lines during this walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Avoid the crowds and warmer temperatures while taking a leisurely stroll around the Parthenon, Propylaia gateway, Temple of Athena Nike and more.
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  • 2 hours
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

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Visit one of Greece’s most picturesque coastal viewpoints on a half-day small-group tour from Athens to Cape Sounion. Travel by minivan along south Attica’s scenic shoreline roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon, built atop a towering sea cliff with fantastic views of the Aegean. Explore the ruins of this temple dedicated to the Greek god of the sea, and opt for an afternoon tour to catch a famously beautiful sunset.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Discover some of Greece’s greatest treasures and the best of modern Athens on this morning or afternoon Athens sightseeing tour. With an expert guide, take a coach tour of top Athens sites, including the Greek Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium, stage of the first modern Olympic Games. Then, explore the mighty Acropolis on foot to see the glorious Parthenon and other highlights. Want to add more sightseeing in Athens? Upgrade your morning tour to include entry to the Acropolis Museum to see its incredible Parthenon friezes, and other archaeological exhibits.
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  • 3 hours
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The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum

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Skip the long lines at the iconic Acropolis (ticket price not included), discover the Acropolis Museum, and enjoy a guided walking tour of Athens in just a few hours on this action-packed tour that’s tailor-made for history buffs. Along the way enjoy the single most elegant approach to the Acropolis: a stroll up the pedestrian walkway Dionysiou Areopagitou.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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Explore the ancient monuments and bustling energy of Athens on a fun and easy bike tour. Cover much more distance than walking while peddling along bike-friendly paths and streets, stopping to learn about the city’s long history and legends from a local guide. Cycle around the Acropolis and past other iconic ruins including the Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, and the Keramikos Cemetery.
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  • 3 hours
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Athens Full Day Private Tour

Athens Full Day Private Tour

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Explore the highlights of Athens in a private vehicle on this full-day tour. Depart from your hotel and make your way the the Acropolis, where you can stroll through the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the Propylaea, the Erechtheum, and the Parthenon. Take in views from Lycabettus Hill and explore the neighborhoods of Plaka and Monastiraki.
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  • 8 hours
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Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour

Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour

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Get an expert introduction to Athens’ most important archaeological sites—the Acropolis and Ancient Agora—during this walking tour with skip-the-line access. Slip past the crowds at the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, where you learn about the Parthenon, Propylaea gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Monument of Agrippa and more. After free time, follow your guide on foot through Athens' political center of Ancient Agora and its famous monuments, including Hephaestus Temple. Top off your itinerary at the museum, housed in the Stoa of Attalos. Please note admission to the attractions is not included in the tour price, and needs to be paid in cash to your guide.
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  • 4 hours
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Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour

Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour

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After meeting your guide at the nearby metro station, you and your small group will set off for the Acropolis.  The tour brings some of history’s greatest treasures to life, offering an interactive experience you won’t get from a book or audio guide.  Your guide also times your visit to the Acropolis Museum to avoid the crowds and give you a more intimate experience.
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  • 3 hours
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Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

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Travel back in time to the thriving empire of ancient Greece on a full-day tour of Athens led by an expert guide. In the morning, visit a combination of classic and contemporary sites to gain a holistic picture of the bustling Greek capital including the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. Then, after savoring a delicious lunch, head out to the Saronic Gulf to Cape Sounion where the great Temple of Poseidon is still standing.
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  • 10 hours
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Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
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Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens

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Travel by train through the beautiful countryside on a full-day tour from Athens to the Meteora monasteries. Your driver meets your train in the town of Kalambaka and take you to the medieval monastery complex, which sits perched high atop sandstone cliffs and is honored by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It’s a wonderful way to experience one of Greece’s most breathtaking and off-the-beaten-path cultural treasures.
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  • 14 hours
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

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

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Marvel over one of Greece’s most photographed monuments on this half-day tour to the Temple of Poseidon from Athens. Wind your way along the coastal cliffs and beaches on the scenic drive to Cape Sounion, then grab your camera as you spot the magnificent remains of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs. You have a chance to get up close to the ancient monument, explore ruins dating back to 444 BC, and soak up the impressive coastal views.
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  • 4 hours
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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

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Delve into the history of ancient Greece on this Athens walking tour. With an expert guide, stroll around the historic heart of Athens to see Syntagma Square, the Parliament Building, and the ancient ruins tucked around the slopes of the stunning, UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Check out fascinating archaeological exhibits in Syntagma Square and admire awesome views of the Parthenon as you view the Theater of Dionysus, Odeon of Herodes Atticus and other sights. With revealing commentary from your guide throughout, this walking tour of Athens will delight history buffs. Please note admission to the Acropolis is at your own expense.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Get Lost in Athens with an Insider

Get Lost in Athens with an Insider

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Experience the delights of eclectic Athens on a tour that includes bustling markets, ancient marvels and traditional coffeehouses. Explore the vibrant neighborhoods of Psiri and Kolonaki; browse the stalls at Monastiraki flea market and Athens Public Market; and admire ancient sites like Kerameikos Cemetery and the Temple of Hephaestus. Along the way, discover bold street art, foodie hotspots, handicrafts workshops and secret local hangouts.
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  • 3 hours
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Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour with Optional New Acropolis Museum Visit

Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour with Optional New Acropolis Museum Visit

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The UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens is the city’s most visited attraction, but it has the traffic to match. This walking tour starts early to avoid the crowds and includes highlights such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and the Acropolis Museum. For the full experience, upgrade to include a guided visit to the ancient Agora.
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  • 2 hours
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Athens City Tour with The Acropolis, Ancient Agora and The Agora Museum

Athens City Tour with The Acropolis, Ancient Agora and The Agora Museum

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Explore the city of Athens, visit the Acropolis and discover the ancient Agora during this 5-hour walking tour. Learn about the history, culture and daily life of ancient Athenian citizens through your guide's informative commentary. Stop for a snack and refreshments at the Acropolis canteen (own expense). See where Plato and Socrates taught and lectured, then finish with a visit to the Attalos Museum. Walk away with a comprehensive understanding of this Greek city's rich history.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip from Athens

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip from Athens

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Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks on a fascinating full-day trip to Mycenae and Epidaurus from Athens. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, you'll drive along the beautiful Saronic Gulf and into the Peloponnese to the atmospheric hilltop ruins of Mycenae, a fortified city from the second millennium BC. See the famous Lion’s Gate, Tomb of Agamemnon and Palace, and after a stop in pretty Nauplia, continue to another archaeological treasure, Epidaurus. Pick your way around the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Askeplios and ogle the age-old theater, a wonder of ancient architecture.
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  • 10 hours
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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

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Delve into Greece’s rich history on this 4-day tour from Athens. Discover the UNESCO-listed classical sites of Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, and Delphi; and pay a visit to Meteora to explore its spectacular rocktop monasteries. Take a guided walking tour at each site to learn about its past, and visit other top sights, such as the Corinth Canal. Overnight accommodation in 4-star hotels, breakfasts, dinners, and coach transport are included. Including a trip to medieval Meteora, this unique ancient Greece tour is great for all history buffs.
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  • 4 days
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$575.46
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Viator Exclusive: Acropolis of Athens, New Acropolis Museum and Greek Dinner

Viator Exclusive: Acropolis of Athens, New Acropolis Museum and Greek Dinner

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Explore the greatest of ancient Greek architectural feats on a 4-hour private walking tour of the Acropolis of Athens and the New Acropolis Museum, followed by dinner. Stroll around the UNESCO-listed Acropolis with an archaeologist to learn about its monuments, including the Parthenon. Then, visit the ultra-modern New Acropolis Museum for a guided tour of its spectacular statues and treasures. Finish with a delicious Greek dinner at a restaurant with stellar views over the Parthenon.
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  • 5 hours
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Athens at Night Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

Athens at Night Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

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Discover the most ancient and atmospheric quarters of Athens on a small-group night walking tour. Feel the weight of history while passing the Greek and Roman Forums, and admire views of the illuminated Parthenon and Acropolis as the city's nocturnal energy comes alive in pubs and cafes. Catch the sound of the ‘laterna’ barrel piano drifting through doorways as you wind along narrow streets, and then complete the evening with a delicious Greek dinner in a traditional tavern.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Historical Athens and Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour

Historical Athens and Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour

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See ancient Greece's most impressive sights on this Athens walking tour. Get an up-close look at the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as the presidential guards who protect it. Explore the National Garden and wander the timeworn streets of Plaka. Then, cap your tour at the Acropolis of Athens, the Greek capital’s UNESCO World Heritage–listed showstopper, where the Parthenon and other classical ruins await.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
"Amazing experience from knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. Best Tour so far. Great value for money"..."
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour
"Dorina was exceptional guide. Tons of knowledge, must experience the tour. Learn ton of history like one going back in time."..."
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Delphi Day Trip from Athens
"Having the sun peek out of the fog around Mt. Parnassus just as we were reaching the Sybil's Stone was magical and the weather kept mugging for beautiful shots the rest of the day, which made an already exhilarating day better still."..."
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Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens Tour
"This was very good. Katrina our tour guide was knowledgeable and made excellent use of our imagination to create imagery of what it was like in those times. You need to be relatively fit to complete the tour as a proportion is quite uphill. All in all an unmissable experience"..."
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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour
"Amazing tour and tour guide. Definitely recommend this tour. You will learn so much you would never learn on your own!"..."
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens
"Teddy was an excellent tour guide! He was very engaging and interactive with the people on the tour, playing a trivia game with us all, which made time fly. He was very knowledgeable and professional. My family and I had a great time on the tour. Highly recommend!"..."
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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
"Incredibly knowledgeable guide and very well organized tour. We were very happy this tour, everything went well and will use Victor again"..."
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The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
"The sights were spectacular but our tour guide Fotini brought the history and place to life. She was an expert!"..."
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour
"Enjoyed it all but changing of guards was very special. Only three of us on standard bikes and the other 7 on ebikes. At 62 and 65 should have gotten wires but got a great work out. Julio was great and full if energy and great stories."..."
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Athens Full Day Private Tour
"Best way to see all that Athens has to offer - our guide was fun and knowledgeable. He took us to all the historical sites and lunch at a fabulous local restaurant. We had a great experience!"..."
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Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour
"Sissy was our guide and she was exceptional. She brought to life the story of the Acropolis and what it was like in the days when it was being built. This tour gives you plenty of time to do the photography necessary to capture the beauty of this amazing place."..."
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Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour
"Awesome and knowledgeable tour guide — the tour provided exceptional access to history and historical grounds of the Acropolis. Must see!"..."
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Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch
"Everything was perfect. The tour guide explained everything, very nice person and professional. I am very happy."..."
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Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
"Well worth setting aside a day for this tour. The amount of time we had in l Meteora was a bit squeezed because of the long train ride (4 hours each way), but the tour guide did an excellent job of time management."..."
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens
"This was such a wonderful trip. Exactly what I needed after a hard day at work. Once we were on our way, our guide started talking about Ancient Greece. She's so well-versed and passionate about Greek history, it shows! I'm so happy I was able to enjoy this experience."..."
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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center
"The guide was lovely and passionate about the subjects discussed. The tour is comprehensive to review the most interesting places in Athens."..."
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Get Lost in Athens with an Insider
"This was a wonderful experience & we learned so much we never would have known. We loved it. A perfect start to our time in Athens."..."
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Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour with Optional New Acropolis Museum Visit
"Excellent experience. Very knowledgeable and fun guide. Met some great people. Highly recommend this tour for all."..."
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Athens City Tour with The Acropolis, Ancient Agora and The Agora Museum
"Annie was my guide and she was really knowledgeable and friendly. She always reminded of where we could get food and the toilet was. She was a walking history book but engaging and humorous. Highly recommend!"..."
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Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip from Athens
"Stunning trip and also including lunch at Nafplio and a stop at Corinth. Well guided all along the way. Highly recommended."..."
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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
"Unbelievable clear , emotional, and detailed presentations by the guide Joy! She enriched us with our knowledge about Greek history! Thanks, Joy!"..."
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Viator Exclusive: Acropolis of Athens, New Acropolis Museum and Greek Dinner
"Maria the guide was very good. she was able to explain all about the Acropolis in a way that we were able to understand and with some humour. The restaurant was excellent and the food enjoyable."..."
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Athens at Night Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner
"Teddy is so passionate about his city. Wants to share as much as he can with you. He’s so informative and funny and considerate and just a five star employee and genuinely nice guy! It is a beautiful tour, great way to see Athens at night and the absolute best dinner. Wasaayyyy too much food. 😀. Friendly restaurant servers too. !"..."
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Historical Athens and Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour
"Love love loved it!! As it was very hot on the day of our 3 hour walking tour they upgraded us all on to an air conditioned bus for free. Host was lovely and knowledgeable. Perfect tour! And Thankyou"..."

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