See the best of Athens on this private full-day tour. Visit the Acropolis and the Panathinaikos Stadium and experience the history and culture of the city. Take a scenic drive to Cape Sounion and marvel at the impressive Temple of Poseidon.
What to Expect
This full-day tour combines the best of Athens with a delightful scenic drive to Cape Sounion through some of the city’s most beautiful outer neighborhoods.
Following a pick-up from you hotel, start the private tour by visiting the Panathinaikos Stadium, home of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Your scenic city tour will continue past the Prime Minister's residence and the Royal Palace, guarded by the colorful Evzones guards in their traditional amber uniforms.
View the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, the National Gardens, the beautiful Arch of Hadrian, and the Old Parliament in the birthplace of democracy.
Continue to the Acropolis, overlooking Athens from its lofty hill. Experience the history of the Pantheon, a temple built in the 5th-Century BC in honor of the goddess Athena.
Next we will visit the Erechtheion. This beautiful temple can be easily recognized by its famous Porch of Maidens, gazing over the Greek Capital.
Experience breathtaking views from the Acropolis as the city of Athens opens up below you.
After a morning full of beauty and history, relax and enjoy a delicious Greek lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will take a scenic drive along the coastal road enjoying fantastic views of the Saronic Gulf.
At Cape of Sounion you will visit the temple dedicated to Poseidon, God of the Seas, that was built in 44 BC on a hilltop overlooking the crystal clear waters.
Gaze across at the Greek islands, some visible on a clear day, and conclude with a drive back to Athens, completing a full day of history and beauty.
- Professional guide
- Transportation by a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle (bus, minivan or taxi, depending on the group’s size)
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees to the Acropolis (Euros 12 per person), the Temple of Poseidon (Euros 4 per person) and the Acropolis Museum (Euros 5 per person)
- Lunch & drinks
Know Before You Go
• This tour can be taken in other languages on request
• Starting times are approximate, if you wish your tour to start earlier or later, please get in touch once you have booked