T01b Athens Sightseeing With Acropolis Museum
Enjoy a tour of Athens with stops in the city's most famous classical and modern sights including Acropolis Tour and Parthenon.
This tour covers the centre of Athens and the famous Acropolis, combining the modern and ancient sides of the city. Our expert guides will first take you to the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 (short stop). Then pass by the Presidential Residence (ex Royal Palace), guarded by the Euzones in their traditional colorful uniforms, and also see the magnificent Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament, which was originally constructed to be a royal residence, and the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier at the Constitution Square (Syntagma), right in front of the Parliament.
Few meters down, along Panepistimiou Ave, there are the three famous Neoclassical buildings of the Academy, the University and the National Library. After visiting the centre of Athens, you head to the famous site of the Acropolis, the masterpiece of classical Athens. Climb up the Holy Rock and visit the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and certainly the Parthenon. Enjoy the view from the top of the Acropolis, which goes till the sea. Right opposite the Holy Rock, there is the New Acropolis Museum, a marvelous building where the archaeological findings from the Acropolis are hosted.
N. B. 1) Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the New Acropolis Museum, the order of the program can be changed.
N. B. 2) Clients staying at the coast will be transferred back to their hotels with the Cape Sounion Tour bus.
Transportation is made using modern buses. Buses are constantly renewed in order to offer the latest comfort standards. The buses are non-smoking.
Every tour has it own professional guides. The drivers have years of experience on routes all over Greece. This combination will enable tourists to obtain the best view and knowledge of Greece and Greek History from the antiquity to our days.