• Location: Athens, Greece
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Discover some of Greece’s greatest treasures and the best of modern Athens on this 3.5-hour 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.

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour sightseeing tour of Athens, combining modern Athens with the city’s ancient sites
  • See top Athens attractions such as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium
  • Visit the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus and learn about ancient Athens
  • Explore the Acropolis of Athens and see the world-famous Pantheon temple
  • Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Athens Acropolis Museum
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach with free WiFi

What You Can Expect

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

See the Parthenon in Athens on a half-day sightseeing tour!

Book your chosen tour option and meet your guide in central Athens. Then, set off on your Athens sightseeing tour by luxury air-conditioned coach.

Hear insightful commentary from your guide, and pass top Athens attractions including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Greek Parliament building and Presidential Palace, the home of Greece’s royals until the monarchy ended in 1974.

See the Panathenaic Stadium, the venue of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Then, drive along Panepistimiou Avenue to snap photos of the National Library and one of Greece’s most revered orthodox churches.

After your coach tour, see two Athens’ historical treasures on foot. View the exterior of the Temple of Olympian Zeus — a gigantic, semi-ruined edifice completed in the 2nd century AD—as your guide explains its turbulent history.

Continue to Athens’ showpiece: the Acropolis. Stroll up to the UNESCO-listed site that served as the ancient citadel, and tour the buildings as you hear how they reflected Athens’ prosperity in the 5th century BC.

Admire the magnificent Parthenon, and see monuments including the Propylaea gateway and stunning Temple of Athena Nike.

After time to explore the rest of the site independently, return to your coach and end your tour back at the start point.

Morning Tour plus Acropolis Museum:
Make the most of your time at the Acropolis by upgrading the morning tour to include entry to the Athens Acropolis Museum, one of the world’s top museums.

Show your entrance ticket and explore independently. Walk around the spectacular Parthenon Hall to ogle the incredible sculptures of the Parthenon frieze, and roam the other galleries to view more than 4,000 other ancient objects.

Your ticket lets you spend as long as you wish inside the museum, although most people find two hours sufficient after their 3.5-hour morning tour.

Customer Reviews

Jane S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was a very informative tour. Guide was excellent. My opinion is it's better than walking around the site on your own.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

It was a great tour which cover the key highlights of Athens including the Olympic stadium and enough walking time at the Acropolis!

Sarah S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Guide was great! She was knowledgeable, patient, and very helpful when it came time to part from the group and find a lunch spot :

alexbarnikowlopez

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Enjoyed seeing the Acropolis, Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum. Dora did a great job explaining the history of these key sights in Athens, but also was very good about describing many of the other sights throughout Athens. Very enjoyable and I would highly recommend!

Joseph S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Great

stella s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Excellent tour!!! Tour guide was a true expert!!!! Perfect for families who are in Athens for a short time!!!!!

Anthony M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

As a first time visitor to Athens I found this tour gave me a wonderful overview.

Nana A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

You must participate in this tour!!!! it was worth the price and time

carlysims1024

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This tour hit all of the spots we were looking to see - the Parthenon was a little busy, but only because two cruises has stopped to tour on that same day - aside from that, I highly recommend this tour if yo're looking for all of the 'top' attractions in Athens!

Cate F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great tour, excellent guide and well organised.

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