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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Seeing Athens' highlights in half a day is nearly impossible on your own. This guided tour covers them with ease, making it ideal for time-pressed visitors. After a panoramic coach tour around landmarks including the Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium, you switch to foot to explore the highlights of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis. A choice of departures and an upgrade for a morning visit to the Acropolis Museum provide added flexibility.
  • See Athens’ ancient and modern highlights in half a day
  • Travel easily around sights such as the Parliament and National Library
  • Explore the Acropolis’ treasures on foot, including the Parthenon
  • Choice of departures, with a morning upgrade to add the Acropolis Museum
What to Expect
After booking your selected tour, board a deluxe coach in central Athens for a sightseeing tour. Then, set off to drive by sights such as the Greek Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Panathenaic Stadium, and more as your guide shares their history. Next, view the exterior of the second-century Temple of Olympian Zeus on foot before visiting the UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Stroll around the key monuments, including the Parthenon and Temple of Athena Nike, and hear from your guide how they symbolize Athens’ heyday during the fifth century BC. After free time to wander independently, your tour concludes at the starting point. Morning Tour with Acropolis Museum If you’ve upgraded for a morning visit to the Acropolis Museum, head here after the Acropolis. Inside, you can explore independently, admiring the best of the 4,000 sculptures and artifacts, including the incredible Parthenon friezes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athina 105 57, Greece
2: Hotel Amalia Athens, Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athina 105 57, Greece

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel Amalia address : Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10 , Athens, 10557
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local taxes
  • Free Wifi on the coach
  • Free map of Athens
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance ticket of Acropolis
  • Entrance ticket of Acropolis Museum (if selected option with museum)
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Erechtheion
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Athena Nike
  • Entry/Admission - Propylaea
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments
  • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Port or private apartment pickup are not available
  • Due to time limitations this tour does not include entry to the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • French speaking available ONLY on Monday,Wednesday,Friday and Sunday.
  • Afternnon tour only with English speaking guide
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
We enjoyed the length of time at the Acropolis and needed the time at the location to get close to the top (78 year old with creaky knees). The tour was a good orientation to the area and we went back to some of the sites later in the day that we passed on the tour. The tour
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This tour was very poor. The guide( Mommo....) had no microphone on the walking tours nor did we have headsets and with about 30 people ,in Athens crowds it was very difficult to hear the guide. Also, some sites that were listed as visits actually were not visits physically,
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We believe tour is over priced, 66 Euros per person for only Acropolis even with ticket which 20 Euros. You can see lot more by yourself on Hop on Hop off. As for as Acropolis, our guide Stephenie was very knowledgeable and professional. She was very patient when we asked
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If the tour included admission to a few more places other then the acropolis it would be worthwhile. unfortunate for the price admission to other sites wasn't included
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A great tour for an overview of the city. Guide was knowledgeable about the city and its history. The walk up the Acropolis was challenging for seniors but definitely doable.
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About the operator
By: Chat Tours
1,052 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Andrew Terry B
Cultural site seeing and Quick packed tour
Great for greek hospitality, I chose VIP, and did travel in more comfort, the staff are very responsive. Don't
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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Dramatic and romantic location, unfortunately the weather was very cloudy so didn’t get the deep blue colour from
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Madrid, Spain
Loved it!!
Definitely worth the money. Our guide had so much knowledge and experience very detailing when explaining thinks I
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Dallas, Texas
Awesome Day Trip
This is a great way to see some of the Greek islands. Spend the extra & go VIP, it is worth it. Snacks and lunch
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Great trip to Delphi despite traffic jams and bad weather in Athens
Tour guide was enthusiastic and professional, explaining every single detail of the trip with references to Greek
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Very nice and well organized
Although it appeared very crowded at first, there was plenty of space on the boat. Everything was very well
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See Key Sites of Greece
My objective was met with this tour as I got my money's worth to travel to these key sites with a ride and hotels
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Jananne H
Boston, Massachusetts
Perfect Day Trip
If you are in Athens and you want to experience the Greek Islands, this is the perfect day trip. Everything went
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Kyoto, Japan
Delphi day trip from Athens worth the cost
i wanted to take my two teenager granddaughters and it seemed a regular tour of a large group in a bus would not
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Take to the hills
As an Architect visiting Greece is always a busmans holiday. Being a car nut driving is also a must even when
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Gatineau, Canada
Totally worth it.
Enjoyed the Various site. We had an excellent guide. The small group was fun and allowed more interaction but
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Great experience
Couldn't fault this trip. The staff were friendly and attentive. Buffet lunch was a decent quality. We enjoyed
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Wonderful day trip!
Thank you Joy, our guide she got lots of stories to tell. I read the tourist guide book beforehand but it was
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Rasmus M
Worth it!
It was a "long" drive, but totally worth it. Good guide with relevant stories. She had a good English.
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Really good trip. And since we were there in October go to see the sunset. Our guide was knowledgeable and there
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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