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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum

Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum - Athens, Greece
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Athens, Greece

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$62.87

Visit one of the world's great museums, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens on this three-hour private walking tour. The museum houses the most important finds from Greece's archaeological sights ... More info ›

Visit one of the world's great museums, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens on this three-hour private walking tour. The museum houses the most important finds from Greece's archaeological sights. You will also pass many historical sites of Athens including the House of Parliament with the world famous Evzones.

Syntagma Metro station, where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

See the House of Parliament, guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.

Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400,000 coins from ancient Greek, Hellenic, Roman and Byzantine times. The building was once the home of the celebrated archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann.

See three beautiful neoclassical buildings - The Academy of Sciences, the University and the Library all decorated with exquisite statues and sculptures. Taking the metro from Panepistimio Station to Victoria, you will walk to the National Archaeological Museum, the largest and most representative archaeological museum in Greece. You will be guided through the most interesting exhibits and have an opportunity to get acquainted with periods of Greek History and Art.

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Private Full Day Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Kifissia District

Private Full Day Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Kifissia District - Athens, Greece
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Duration: 1 day
Location: Athens, Greece

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$207.12

An exclusive private tour combining Athens Highlights in the morning with historical & beautiful Kifissia district. All central sights of the Acropolis, Hadrien's Arch, Temple of Zeus, former Royal Palace & National Gardens, Parliament & changing of the guard, Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora and many others are brought to life by our knowledgeable & considerate native English speaking guide ... More info ›

An exclusive private tour combining Athens Highlights in the morning with historical & beautiful Kifissia district. All central sights of the Acropolis, Hadrien's Arch, Temple of Zeus, former Royal Palace & National Gardens, Parliament & changing of the guard, Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora and many others are brought to life by our knowledgeable & considerate native English speaking guide. After a relaxing lunch we explore at slightly sleepier pace Kifissia, a different flavor of Athens with its many pretty parks, shops, cafes and local history.

From one awe inspiring site to the next is how your morning unfolds before an afternoon exploring one of the most beautiful of Athens old suburbs in this private tour exclusive to your group alone. From pick up at your hotel or the easy meeting point, we head strait to the nearby Acropolis entrance passing the magnificent Roman theater & the ancient theater of Dionysus which witnessed premiers of some of the most famous writers of the golden age. Ascending the stone steps we reach the pinnacle of Greek antiquity, the Parthenon and various temples on the Acropolis while hearing about its turbulent history and the mythological struggles of the gods. After plenty of time to take photos and contemplate this amazing site we descend through the olive trees to find the wide and pretty pedestrianized street of Dionysiou.

Passing the picturesque Neoclassic houses we soon arrive at the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s arch with an insight into the important Roman occupation of the city before visiting the Olympic stadium. Continuing to the former Royal Palace and National Gardens we explore this green oasis. Emerging at the central Syntagma Square we stop to see the Greek Parliament building and the ceremony of changing of the National guard in their impressive costume & head through Athens most famous shopping area, the colorful and bustling Ermou street and the ‘Plaka’ market to the site of the Temple of Hephaestus and the ‘ancient agora’ which was the market place of the ancient Athenians. As you walk in their very footsteps, you'll learn how the ancient Greeks would have gathered to trade, exchange news, worship & carry out the street politics of the day.

After lunch we drive for around 30 minutes to the center of the Kifissia district located north of Athens for a tour of the main area along with the many off the beaten track gems, from 'Varsos' a 'temple of traditional Greek desserts', one of the oldest shops for sweets, patisseries and coffee in Greece - and largely unchanged – to the pretty church of Panagistas offering a quiet place of hidden meditation just off the busy main street, to the charming old central park before your return. With plenty of time for photos, rest stops when appropriate, and consideration for all the needs of small philosophers & big sightseers alike in each group, we aim to return you to your hotel having had one of the most memorable experiences of your visit!

A private tour exclusive to your group allowing flexibility, our English speaking driver/guide will take full and special care of you during you trip and provide all the historical, mythological, ancient & modern context along the way to help you make the most of the sites you will visit. Our driver/guide is not allowed by law to accompany you into ticketed sites themselves. We collaborate with guides licensed to enter sites & can provide these if necessary.

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2-Day Combo-Saver Private Tour: Essential Athens highlights with Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon plus Delphi

2-Day Combo-Saver Private Tour: Essential Athens highlights with Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon plus Delphi - Athens, Greece
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Duration: 2 days
Location: Athens, Greece

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$231.77

Exclusive to your group alone, this private tour combines 3 of the most popular tours; a walking tour of all main Athens highlights & old town; an after lunch coastal road trip to sounion & the landmark clifftop Temple of Poseidon; and on Day 2, an unforgettable visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site at Delphi and its museum. All are brought to life along the way by your knowledgeable & considerate English-speaking guide.

Day 1: Athens and Cape Sounion
From one awe inspiring site to the next is how your day starts, unfolds & just keeps going! After meeting at your hotel, start with the Acropolis learning of the turbulent history of the site, its construction, and aspects such as the mythological struggles of the gods over the name of the city ... More info ›

Exclusive to your group alone, this private tour combines 3 of the most popular tours; a walking tour of all main Athens highlights & old town; an after lunch coastal road trip to sounion & the landmark clifftop Temple of Poseidon; and on Day 2, an unforgettable visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site at Delphi and its museum. All are brought to life along the way by your knowledgeable & considerate English-speaking guide.

Day 1: Athens and Cape Sounion
From one awe inspiring site to the next is how your day starts, unfolds & just keeps going! After meeting at your hotel, start with the Acropolis learning of the turbulent history of the site, its construction, and aspects such as the mythological struggles of the gods over the name of the city. Passing picturesque Neoclassic houses, you arrive at the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s arch for an insight into the important Roman period of the city and continuing to the Plaka area, Roman Agora, Hadrians library, Keramikos & Ancient Agora, the market place of the ancient Athenians with the near complete Temple of Hephaestus.

Pausing for lunch with wonderful views to the ancient site, discuss how the ancient Greeks would have gathered to trade, exchange news, worship & carry out the street politics of the day before driving out of the city for around 50 minutes enjoying the Aegean coast line to explore the beautiful area of Sounion and the breathtaking Temple of Poseidon perched on the shear cliff edge. Learn of its importance in Greek history, its story & mythology and of previous visitors from Theseus to Lord Byron during his own Grand Tour before returning you to your hotel in the evening.

Day 2: Delphi
Dead north passing through some of the most beautiful countryside of Greece towards the slopes of Mt Parnassus to arrive at Delphi. Centre of the ancient world as designated by Zeus, home to the sacred Oracle and Pythian Games. This unique site dating back as far as 1500BC provides a tangible connection in history between the pre-classical and classical periods up to Roman times. Take all the time you need to enjoy the magnificent scenery & visit the impressive on-site museum with highlights such as the Naxian Sphinx and bronze sculpture of a charioteer. On your return, take time to stop at the pretty mountain village of Arachova perched at 3,116 feet (950 meters) to enjoy the village atmosphere, views and local craft shops before heading back to Athens.

A private tour exclusive to your group allowing flexibility and consideration for the needs of small philosophers & experienced travelers alike, your English speaking driver will take full and special care of you during you trip and provide all the historical, mythological, ancient & modern context along the way to help you make the most of the sites you will visit. Your driver/guide is not allowed to accompany you into ticketed sites but for those wanting professional guiding inside any of these, there may be on site guides provided upon request.

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Wine Roads of Greece Private Winery Tour plus Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon Day Trip from Athens

Wine Roads of Greece Private Winery Tour plus Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon Day Trip from Athens - Athens, Greece

Duration: 1 day
Location: Athens, Greece

From USD
$541.22

Private tour pairing a guided tour of an award-winning family-run winery and vineyards, with an afternoon coastal drive to explore Cape Sounion at the southern most tip of Attica & the spectacular clifftop Temple of Poseidon.

With door to door return transfer from your hotel or cruise ship and in the full leather comfort of one of our new Black Mercedes E Class, AudiA6 or Mercedes Minibus models, our 'go at your own pace' tour aims to provide you with one of the most outstanding experiences of your visit ... More info ›

Private tour pairing a guided tour of an award-winning family-run winery and vineyards, with an afternoon coastal drive to explore Cape Sounion at the southern most tip of Attica & the spectacular clifftop Temple of Poseidon.

With door to door return transfer from your hotel or cruise ship and in the full leather comfort of one of our new Black Mercedes E Class, AudiA6 or Mercedes Minibus models, our 'go at your own pace' tour aims to provide you with one of the most outstanding experiences of your visit. Suitable for small groups, couples, families & all ages.

From your hotel or cruise ship terminal you will travel in style in one of our new model black Mercedes E Class, AudiA6 or Mercedes Minivans with full leather & WiFi as your informative driver takes you towards the heart of the Attica Vineyards to meet your hosts and expert guide at the winery. Over approximately two hours you will enjoy an extensive tour of the winery, cellars, and in good weather a walk to the nearby vines as you hear of its history, its use of local grape varieties, the ideal local cultivation conditions & award winning production before finally enjoying a a selection of five wines amidst the wineries beautiful surroundings.

After lunch by the sea nearby, we take a country drive for around 40 minutes to enjoy the Aegean coast line, sea air, and to explore the beautiful area of Cape Sounion and the breathtaking Temple of Poseidon perched on the shear cliff edge with its panoramic sea views. We learn how the Aegean got its name, the importance of the Temple in Greek history and of previous visitors from Theseus to Lord Byron during his own Grand Tour. We spend all the time you need for photographs & enjoyment of this magnificent site before your return.

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Private Tour: Highlights of Athens with Traditional and Gourmet Food Tasting

Private Tour: Highlights of Athens with Traditional and Gourmet Food Tasting - Athens, Greece

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Athens, Greece

From USD
$120.82

In the shadow of the Acropolis, past classic temples, Roman monuments, Byzantine churches, and  through the small streets of the Plaka, this tour combines a wonderful walk through the vibrant heart of the old city with regular stops to sample, experience, and learn about the many local tastes, traditions, and crafts that form a link to the past & also comprise many of the current pleasures, habits and influences of modern daily life in Greece.

Exclusive to your group alone, with a sumptuous lunch & all tastings included, this private tour will greatly enrich your experience and discovery of Greece ... More info ›

In the shadow of the Acropolis, past classic temples, Roman monuments, Byzantine churches, and  through the small streets of the Plaka, this tour combines a wonderful walk through the vibrant heart of the old city with regular stops to sample, experience, and learn about the many local tastes, traditions, and crafts that form a link to the past & also comprise many of the current pleasures, habits and influences of modern daily life in Greece.

Exclusive to your group alone, with a sumptuous lunch & all tastings included, this private tour will greatly enrich your experience and discovery of Greece. Also suitable for families and all ages with the flexibility to go at your own pace.

Start your day with the ritual of Greek Coffee & 'Glikou tou Koutoulu' or 'sweet of the spoon' which has a special place in the daily cycle of Greek life and a fascinating history. This tour begins in the setting of one of the capitals oldest cafes before continuing through the bustling and colorful neoclassic streets of the oldest neighborhoods in Athens.

Athens has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to cuisine and you will see some of the best off the beaten track boutique shops for your experience which combines as a wonderful, fun and educational journey. With your knowledgeable local guide navigating you through the tiny streets, you will experience the many highlights of Greece's rich regional sweet and pastry culture, sampling delicacies such as ‘lukomades, Kadaifi, Galatopita’ among many others. Savory tastes are not neglected with specialist Herb and bread shops and a stop at to sample the best local cured meats and other savories at one of Athens most famous hidden delicatessens.

Cultivated in Greece for over 5000 years the olive has a central place in the Greek kitchen. Greek olive oil is widely recognized as the highest quality oil in the world and rightly forms a key part of the famous Greek diet. The tour would not be complete without a tasting of the selection of oils from various regions and islands of Greece. Accompanied by some of the many fine local cheeses you will have a great insight into their production, the characteristic olive varieties, and the local and regional geographical variations which influence quality.  

Continuing through the bougainvillea covered streets, you finally come across one of the best local tavernas for an amazing lunch of ‘Mezethes' or 'many small dishes'. Another of the small pleasures of Greek life, you will savor these as you learn about both their development as a lunchtime food for agricultural or other early workers, the regional influences on this cuisine and its many varieties.

Before the tour ends, you will be left to people watch, pass the time with friends, or return to your hotel. For those wanting to continue with something special in the afternoon, the tour can be followed by a relaxing coastal road trip to Cape Sounio on request.

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Athens private sightseeing tour with traditional lunch

Athens private sightseeing tour with traditional lunch - Athens, Greece

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Athens, Greece

From USD
$69.04

A private tour exclusive to your group alone, experience all the central sights of Athens on this easy paced walk through the dramatic highlights of the old town. Our route passes the Acropolis, New Museum, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Roman Agora, Plaka area,  Hadrian's Library, Ancient Agora, Keramikos and Monisteraki square, with a wonderful traditional lunch of 'mezethes' or many small dishes as you relax in view of the Temple of Hephaestus ... More info ›

A private tour exclusive to your group alone, experience all the central sights of Athens on this easy paced walk through the dramatic highlights of the old town. Our route passes the Acropolis, New Museum, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Roman Agora, Plaka area,  Hadrian's Library, Ancient Agora, Keramikos and Monisteraki square, with a wonderful traditional lunch of 'mezethes' or many small dishes as you relax in view of the Temple of Hephaestus. Going at your own pace & suitable for all ages this is a fun & informative introduction to one of the world's great capitals complete with pick up & return to your hotel lobby.

Our walk provides a wonderful introduction to one of the world's great capitals. From pick up at your hotel we follow for the most part a beautiful pedestrianized pathway linking many of the main archeological sites & passing through the heart of the picturesque old town of Athens to see its best preserved & most colorful districts. The waking time is flexible & depends on your own pace & whether you decide to enter any of the Archeological sites, in which case you guide will be waiting for you at the entrance when you have finished to continue your walk.

The main sites along the walk are the Acropolis,New Museum, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Roman Agora, Plaka area, Hadrian's Library, Ancient Agora, Keramikos & Monisteraki square. Finally, we choose the perfect place for lunch along the boutique Adriano street with wonderful views to the ancient market site of the Agora discussing how the ancient Greeks would have gathered to trade, exchange news, worship & carry out the street politics of the day at the site along with the experiences of the day.

A private tour exclusive to your group allowing flexibility, your considerate English-speaking guide will take full and special care of you during you trip and provide all the historical, mythological, ancient and modern context along the way to help you make the most of the places you will visit. For those wishing guided tours inside any of the archeological sites themselves we collaborate with a select number of licensed on-site professional guides and can provide these on request. The tour is also perfect as a shore excursion with return port pickup on request.

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