Experience the best of Athens in one day and your own way, with this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off Athens bus tour. Travel around by open-top double-decker bus and create your own sightseeing itinerary. Learn about Athens’ history from the onboard audio guide and choose from three routes with 37 stops total. Perhaps visit the spectacular Acropolis, the cobbled streets of the Plaka, the New Acropolis Museum, or other top sights—you set the pace and choose where to explore on foot.
City Sightseeing hop-on-hop-off tour of Athens
Buses depart about every 30 minutes
Set your own itinerary and explore Athens at your own pace
Set your own itinerary and explore the spectacular city of Athens at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing tour. Armed with your ticket, simply hop aboard the open-top, double-decker City Sightseeing bus, and get acquainted with the top attractions of the sight-packed Greek capital as you drive around its pretty streets, age-old monuments and sun-burnished squares. Sit back and admire the 360-degree views of the treasures and listen to revealing onboard audio commentary. And whenever you’re ready, hop off at any of the stops around the city to sightsee at leisure. Your City Sightseeing pass is valid for 24 or 72 hours, depending on which option you chose. Buses depart from the stops every 30 minutes from 9am till 6pm. See the Itinerary below for a list of hop-on hop-off stops.
We did the right choice to purchase Athens Line Hop-On Hop-Off Tour two days before we depart, with this pass we got the chances to visit all these places like Monastiraki square and Flea Market, Plaka, Acropolis, Omonia Square and etc. whenever we wants to stop by anytime we like, it was a great experience to discover Athens by using this pass, really highly recommended.
Great way to see the city and cover a lot in a short time! We did Athens line which took us to the main museums and the acropolis, then back to Syntaque, a major block by our hotel that was walking distance. The nice thing is you can get on or off at any point, and it’s a continuous loop that takes about 90 minutes to get the whole way around. I’d highly recommend it! We had my senior dad who can’t walk far, so this was an easy option for him.
We enjoyed the hop on hop off tour for 48 hours for the price of 24. The bus was clean, the drivers courteous and helpful, and seemed to always arrive quickly as we waited. We used it exclusively as our transportation around the city during the time our tickets were valid. All of us, one 75 years, one 52 years, a 13 yo and a 9 yo, thoroughly enjoyed the recording with its rich descriptions and interesting stories. I do have to say that several of the plug ins did not work. The wifi worked most of the time. I am sure the breaks were not the fault of the bus tour but rather the towers connectivity. Our only complaint is that there was no way to purchase the family fare online so we paid 11 euros more than we would have if we had waited and purchased directly on the bus.
Love using this around Athens. We also used it to go to the Beaches and down to the Piraeus Port Area to get our tickets for ferry.
This was a great way of seeing around and I have not used them before but would definitely use them in future.
ATHENS IS HUGE! this was the only way to see Athens in the short amount of time we had. We came off the cruise ship, took a left out of the station and into the bus line and at 8:30 in the morning we were off and running! We had our tickets, it was a smooth process. We were able to view most of the things we wanted to see in Athens due to this bus tour. I love City Sightseeing and I have used them in most of my travels. The buses were easy to locate, stops were great along the way.
Although, if I get to come back one day, I will allow for more time and exploration. 4 Million people live in this old, historic city and getting around looks like a nightmare. Glad I didn't have to drive.
The driver should give or at least ask if you need ear buds. The driver should instruct what to do with them. We walked up to the upper deck only to discover there were no seats. At times you could barely hear what was being said through the prerecorded tour moderator.
Hop on Hop off buses are just fantastic! They give the visitor a wonderful lay of the land. I use them quite often when I go to a new city. We did the Athens route and it gave us a great perspective of the historical places within Athens.