See the Heart of Athens
This comprehensive city tour takes you to the modern sights in the heart of Athens and the most important ancient sights that have been standing in the city for millennia. The tour concludes at the Acropolis which is one of the most visited and culturally revered ancient sights in the world. It continues to stand higher than the metropolis built around it, offering panoramic views of the entire capital.
Modern and Ancient Highlights
Start at the Syntagma metro station for a 10-minute tour inside the station’s museum. Archaeological artifacts uncovered during the metro’s construction offer insight into daily life here thousands of years ago. The next stop is the Greek Parliament, followed by the Monument to the Unknown Soldier where you will watch the Changing of the Guards.The walk continues to the National Gardens of Athens, Zappeion, Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. The route passes by the Plaka district to reach the next and final stop: the Acropolis.
Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.
During your tour, you’ll gain insight into the significance of the historic monuments of Acropolis including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple as well as other significant sights of Athens including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora, the National Observatory of Athens and the city’s scenic hills: Filoppapos, Mars, and Pnyx.
The tour ends at the Acropolis.
Entrance tickets are not included in the tour fee. We, however, offer free skip-the-line service by which we purchase the tickets in advance in order to save you time and avoid lining up at the cashier of each archeological site you visit. This service is provided at no extra charge. The ticket costs will be owed to our staff before the tour begins. Note that children and youths under 25 years old are entitled to reduced or free admission at the archaeological sites, depending on age and nationality (a valid ID or passport is required for verification).
Prices per person
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.Less
Comfortable casual shoes - clothing.
Backpack with bottle of water.
Sunscreen especially during summer period.
Meeting time : 8.30 am Daily/Jun 01 to Sep 30 (see block out dates below).
9.30 am Daily/Year-round (see block out dates below).
Our staff, holding an sign, will be waiting for you inside the Syntagma Metro Station, at the big hall underneath the hanging clock, next to the ticket validating machines. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to given tour departure time.
Final time and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour.
BLOCK OUT DATES
·January 1st - New Year's Day
·March 25th - National Holiday
·May 1st - Labor Day
·May 2nd - Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday
·December 25th & 26th - Christmas
Note: On Greek Orthodox Good Friday, April 30th the tour will start one hour later (at 10:30 am) due to the late opening of the Archaeological sites.
Basic physical condition.Light walking is nessecery.Walking pace , moderate , walking time 45 minutes.
Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food intolerances.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
For any tour, it is required a minimuum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants, our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
·All cancellations must be made by email in writing to the Trigilidas travel by e-mail at email@example.com.
·Especially for 2021, for the small group tours, you receive a 100% refund if you cancel a reservation up to two hours prior to the start time of the tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..