Take our Full Day Athens Tour / Shore Excursion and explore the birthplace of Democracy,whilst discovering the Modern Capital of Greece,all in one action packed Athens Private Tour. Visit the Parthenon, the ancient citadel on top of the legendary Acropolis Hill which overlooks the 3,400 year old city of Athens, the most internationally recognizable symbol of Greece, and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. During the Athens Tour / Shore Excursion your Licensed Athens Tour Guide will show you all of the historical and architectural treasures of Athens Greece ensuring that you do not miss a thing,making the Athens Private Tours one of our most popular Athens Shore Excursions in Greece.
On this Athens Private Tours your Licensed Athens Tour Guide will help you explore the rich history of the Acropolis where you are sure to be amazed by the Parthenon, the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, Areopagos Hill, the Temples of Athena and the Erechthion. As your Athens Tour continues you will be led down into the city below towards the timeless Panathenaic Stadium or Kallimarmaro Stadium, the site of the first modern Olympic Games. After the Athens Tour / Shore Excursion will continue via Luxury Private Motor Coach, passing the Zappeion Building and the National Park of Athens and making your way to visit the incredible Temple of Zeus, the King of the Gods in Greek mythology and the Arch of Hadrian, which served as the entrance to Ancient Athens thousands of years ago.
Before your Full Day Athens Shore Excursion comes to an end you will also have plenty of time to visit the new jewel of Athens Greece and the second highlight of this Athens Private Tour, the New Acropolis Museum (optional). Not only are the antiquities on display very impressive but the building itself is considered to be one of the most beautiful and modern structures in the all of Europe.
After enjoying the magnificent panoramic views of Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon from the Restaurant Terrace of the New Acropolis Museum, which offer some of the best views in all of Athens, your Licensed Athens Tour Guide will lead you to the Plaka District. There you will have plenty of time to enjoy the open market and take a step back in time as you shop and barter for the local products, delicacies and tourist merchandise.
Afterwards your Athens Shore Excursion will make stops at the New Parliament Building of Greece and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier where if you are lucky enough you will get to see Evzones and the Changing of the Guard which are always a highlight of any Athens Private Tour. Your Athens Tour / Shore Excursion will also pass by the Athens Academy before concluding and making its way back to the Hotel or the Port so you can get ready for your next exciting Port of Call.