A day in Athens
Full/half day Athens tour

Travel through ancient history and visit Athens on a half-day private tour. The home of democracy, you will see the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Gate, Panathenaic Stadium, and many more symbolic sites.

Full description

Discover the cradle of civilization, birthplace of democracy, and home of philosophy on a private half-day tour of Athens. You will experience some of the greatest monuments ever built, with visits to all the major attractions, from the site of the first modern Olympics, to the former Royal Palace.

The 4.5-hour tour takes in the Panathenaic Stadium, the only marble stadium in the world. Built over the ruins of the ancient Roman stadium of Athens, it was where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896.

Continue to the famous Arch of Emperor Hadrian, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, dedicated to the King of the Olympian Gods, and the largest temple of the ancient world. Go to the Acropolis, considered a work of architectural perfection. Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater ever built in the world.

Take in some wonderful panoramic city views from Lycabettus Hill, and visit the Parliament buildings to see the changing of the Royal Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Continue to the lively Plaka neighborhood. Finally, see the 19th-Century Anglican church of St. Paul, the former Royal Palace, the Nomismatic Museum, Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Library (the famous trilogy of new-classical Athens).

Duration 4.5 hours


  • Pick-up from Athens hotels, apartment, square or port of Piraeus (Athens)
  • Transfers in a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking chauffer escort

What’s Not Included

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Licensed Guide

*** It is possible to extend your tour to a Full day Athens tour (7 hours) with a low cost
and visit also Acropolis Museum and either the Flee market of Monastiraki square or a round to the Piraeus port and Marinas.