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Athens Sightseeing Half Day

Athens Sightseeing Half Day

Depart from your hotel (B&B or Apartment) for half day trip to visit Athens the capital of Greece and worldwide symbol of civilization, freedom and knowledge.

From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you’ll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.

Depart for PANATHINAIKOS STADIUM cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence,  Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall).

Proceed  passing by  Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schlieman’s House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erectheion with its Porch of Maidens).

Continue with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the new ACROPOLIS museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

Duration: 5 hours

N.B. 1) Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed.

WINTER PROGRAM DEPARTURES: DAILY (up to March 31th 2020)

LANGUAGES: English 

A special thank to Marina VIGNATI for the Photo Gallery provided

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Price per person includes guide and ticket entrances. Upon your reservation please add your accommodation's name and a mobile phone contact (SMS or Skype) to perform your pick up. Lunch wll be enjoyed locally (drinks are excluded). The voucher issued will be presented to guide or driver. This excursion is organized, managed and arranged by Blue Med Holidays Ltd. Tel +30 210 9960863 that will inform you about pick up time directly or by mail or fax to your accommodation.

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