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Half-day Tour
Period of Operation : All year round
Athens
Min Participants : 4
Max Participants : 7
Tour Description

Athens Sensation tour, gives you the chance to visit the Parthenon, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, and to enjoy a taste of renowned Greek produce and hospitality. This half-day experience is an amazing opportunity for both business and leisure travelers who want to make the most of their precious time on the ground, as well as for those wanting to get a unique taste of Athens whilst waiting for flight or ferry connections to the islands or other destinations. Let us introduce you to Athens through the beauty of the ancient Acropolis and the  delights of Greek cuisine. In the company of our expert guide, embark on a unique tour that blends history, mythology and gastronomy (all Greek words!) in a way that will exceed all your expectations!

Athens Sensation, will show you around the Acropolis archaeological area, introduce you to the history and secrets of the Parthenon, guide you around the world-class Acropolis museum and give you the opportunity to sample a range of exquisite Greek wines (refreshments for the little ones) and delicacies.

*Our Athens Sensation Tour runs also in the afternoon, starting at 16:00

 

Highlights:

  • A private tour of the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum led by a licensed archaeologist
  • A guided walk along the elegant Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, for a chance to take in some of the city’s most beautiful architecture
  • Take a seat in the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater ever built, and sense the aura surrounding the site on which the Dionysia, the biggest theater festival in ancient Athens, took place
  • A chance to sample traditional Greek wines and local produce at an old-fashioned wine shop (daily)

Level of difficulty

Easy. The Greek terrain is often hilly, in the countryside and in urban areas alike. If you have mobility issues or need to make special arrangements, please contact us and let us know in advance. We’ll provide you with additional accessibility information and do our best to find a suitable solution.

Itinerary
*The Athens Sensation tour runs also in the afternoon, starting at 16:00

09:00 / Starting Point

Meeting at 09:00 at the Acropolis Metro Station

09:15 - 10:45 / Acropolis and Parthenon

Visit to the archaeological area of the Acropolis and the Parthenon, accompanied by a field expert / licensed archaeologist, and discover its secrets: visual corrections, colors, damaged architectural elements and the stories behind these. Take a guided tour of the Acropolis and its grounds to explore the natural landscape that encouraged worship on the site.

10:45 - 11:00 / Dionysiou Areopagitou walk

Wander down Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to take in the scenery, characteristic of a city that has been inhabited for centuries. Contemporary apartment buildings stand next to neoclassical houses, and just across from them, the grand ancient monuments: the Acropolis and the Parthenon; the Theater of Dionysus, the oldest theater of the world; and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the famous Roman music Hall.

11:00 - 11:45 / Wine Sampling

Sample traditional Greek wine and delicacies at Fine Wine, an authentic old-fashioned wine shop, housed in a terracotta building in Plaka. Dimitris and Sofia, the owners, are veritable oenophiles and are eager to give you a warm welcome as they share the bounties of Greece’s time honored wine-making tradition.

12:00 - 13:15 / Acropolis Museum

Take a private guided tour of the Acropolis Museum, led by a field expert / licensed archaeologist, for a chance to discover a different experience of the Acropolis of Athens, through artifacts, sculptures, and architectural elements from across the archaeological area.

13:15 / Ending point

Finishing point: Acropolis Metro Station
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Pricing

Price is based on a minimum attendance of 4 people (for less or more participants, feel free to contact us).

Price Includes

  • English, German, Spanish or French speaking guide (for other languages please contact us, we do them all!)
  • Field expert, licensed archaeologist
  • Entrance fees to Acropolis and Acropolis museum
  • Wine sampling (refreshments for children)

Price Excludes

  • Anything not mentioned in the program
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers to/from meeting point (Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point is available upon request)

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