Our Half Day Athens Tour / Shore Excursion offers you 5 hours of fun and adventure. Explore all of the incredible sites of Athens Greece with our most popular Athens Tour / Shore Excursion by coach. This Athens Private Tour is one of the most exciting Tours / Shore Excursions available in Athens and is an absolute must for all travelers visiting Athens Greece! Visit the Acropolis, where your Licensed Athens Tour Guide will help you discover the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, the Hill of Mars and the Temple of Athena Nike. As your Athens Private Tour continues you will also get to visit the famous Erechtheion Temple and the legendary Parthenon of Greece. Again make sure to have remembered to charge your camera before embarking on this Athens Tour / Shore Excursion as you will have plenty of time to take amazing photographs of the unparalleled panoramic views offered by the Acropolis Hill. Your local Athens Tour Guide will point out all the famous sites and landmarks scattered throughout the skyline of this 3,400year old city.
Continue your Half Day Athens Tour / Shore Excursion by coach with a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium in the center of Athens Greece where the first Modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. After spending time enjoying and photographing as much as possible of the famous Olympic Stadium, you will continue your tour into Zappeion Park, the only National Park in Athens, Greece before embarking on the imposing Temple of Zeus, the most famous of all the ancient Greek gods. After bearing witness to the imposing columns of the Temple you will then have the opportunity to admire the grandeur of Hadrian’s Arch (The Arch of Hadrian).
As your Athens Private Tours continues your Licensed Athens Tour Guide will also take you to the former Palace of King Otto of Greece, which is now the New Parliament Building. You will then proceed to the location of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier where you will be able to pose for pictures alongside the elite soldiers who once formed the King’s Personal Guard –The Evzones. From here your Half Day Athens Tour / Shore Excursion will continue to see some of the most impressive neo-classical buildings in Athens Greece, if not all of Europe, which include the house of the famous German Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, The Athens University, The National Library of Athens, The Athens Academy and The National Historical Museum of Greece. The National Historical Museum of Greece is housed in the original Greek Parliament Building and is one of the most historic buildings of Athens .
Your Half Day Athens Tour / Shore Excursion (time permitted) will end in the very heart of Athens Greece, the Plaka District, where Greeks and tourists alike converge every day to relax, shop, and socialize.