The Athens Shore Excursion and the Acropolis Walking tour with Kostas Kastellalcis, our tour guide, was amazing. We enjoyed his clear explanations and all his stories. Kostas was very knowledgeable and he answered all the questions that the group had. Worthy to note is that we expected to be picked-up by a van but we were nicely surprised when a driver very polite and courteous man came to pick us up in a car just for us. I highly recommend this tour and Kostas, our tour guide.
We had an incredible tour with a knowledgeable and outstanding guide (I can and #39;t remember his name). We loved the entire experience.
raul United States of ...
I loved this tour. A taxi picked us up at the cruise terminal, and took us to an entry to the subway. Then he explained exactly where he would pick us up to take us back to Piraeus. Once underground, right under the clock, a bunch of people start gathering. Everything was very organized, we were split into small groups and off we went with our small group and very knowledgeable guide. We visited several sights on our way to the Acropolis. I was surprised to see many people not knowing what they were getting into: this is summer, 90 degree F temperature, and you are going to CLIMB all the way to the top of the highest hill in Athens. No, there are no lifts, it is rocky, uneven, slippery, and NO the group cannot wait for you. I was sad to see some people left behind at different points, some very close to the Parthenon, but they simply couldn't make it.
A great walking tour of Athens and all of its cultural sites! Our tour guide was knowledgable (although a bit soft spoken) and was patient to answer the questions of our group.
Our favorite tour of our whole trip! The history of the tour and the lunch was one of the best of our entire trip. This is a must do if you are in Turkey. Emory was an AMAZING guide and made our visit such a wonderful experience. Emory is a gem and I would do tour this again.
The tour was great. Our guide explained it all so well and entertaining, truly enjoyed it.
RICARDO A United States of ...
When we arrived to the Port of Athens our English speaking driver was waiting for us with a sign. Our driver was great and told us about everything we passed on our way to meet our tour. We were dropped off at the metro station where we met our tour guide Kostas. We began our tour in the metro station as it is a museum as well. From there we went to the Parliament building where we got to see the change of guards. Then we walked through the national park which led us to Zeus' Temple. It was pretty hot so my grandmother bought a hat to block the sun. We were lucky it was a very nice day but it was pretty hot. water bottle is a must After we walked up to the Acropolis, which was a pretty long way up. It was a lot higher and much more tiring than I thought. If it is raining or wet do not go up to Acropolis as it is slippery when it is not wet but when it is wet it is extremely slippery and dangerous.
We had a great experience in Athens as Kostas was a great guide and we learned so much about Athens history. We got great pictures and great memories.
Our guide Helen was wonderful! She made sure to give us lots of information about the sites we were seeing as well as some of the customs and history too. Helen was considerate of everyone and #39;s health levels when selecting a pace for the group to walk.
Our guide was very knowledgeable, spoke good English. He was considerate of the physical capabilities of the group but was able to keep us all moving along. Steve gave us one of the best tours of our cruise.
He even pointed out the bests spots to get the right photos. We will highly recommend him and Viator.
Highly recommended. Our tour guide Artemis was awesome. She said this was her passion and after the tour I would agree. Spent alot of time explaining everything. An asset to her company.
This tour was fantastic. It was my first experience going to greece and my guide Artemis was by far the best guide a person could ask for. She was highly knowledgeable about everything along the way. I apparently happened to tour on one of the hottest days but she was very sweet and made sure to stop in shaded spots to explain what it was we were seeing along with the history behind it. I will be using this company again for future trips and would recommend them to anyone looking for a great tour company.
Couldn't be happier
Enjoyable and well-organized tour, covering the highlights of Athens. Guide was knowledgeable and interesting. Bus service to/from Piraeus port was nice, especially at the end of the day.
Besides seeing all of the amazing ruins and learning the history, we were treated to the changing of the guards at the tomb of the unknown soldier. Our wonderful guide Dorina Katsadorski made the tour a time to remember. She offered much insight into the ancient cultures and the building of the cities. We had a couple of hours free time after the tour and relaxed at a delightful sidewalk cafe. The gyros were delicious and the sidewalk musicians were very entertaining. We would definitely take this tour again.
Walking tour was brillant. Tour guide was lovely and informative the whole way through. Very passionate about her country/ The weather was extremely hot, so water bottles might have been a nice extra.
A must to have experience with all history told. Excellent guide.
Nicolai was our guide for the day. Nice young man who was very knowledgeable of the area and history. It was extremely hot in July, and he took his time making sure we were in the shade when he stopped us to share details of our walk. The Acropolis was no easy walk in this heat! I've never been disappointed with my Viator tours.
Our guide was so knowledgeable and flexible as we were caught in a rain and thunderstorm so we improvised and went through the museum which was fabulous. Once the storm broke we were able to climb up to the Acropolis. Small group unlike the cruise tours and well paced. We were able to stop and experience things that others missed.
Hit all the high spots with our guide who was a degreed archeologist as well as experienced tour guide. Lots of walking - not for those with strollers or have difficulty with uneven stairs. Chose to shop around and have lunch rather than visit the new museum. It got great reviews from others.
Meetup location was easy to find. Guide was very knowledgeable. Definitely worth it!
This tour was awesome! The tour guide was well knowlegdeable and was Great with the group we were in.
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