Your Athens Sightseeing City Tour starts by visiting the Acropolis hill, with well-known architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens that includes Erechtheion (female statues of the Caryatides or Maidens dedicated to goddess Athena and god Poseidon), the temple of Athena Nike and Propylaea. From the top of the Acropolis hill will have a view to the Odeon of Herodus Atticus, the Theatre of Dionysus, and the Areopagus (Mars Hill).
See the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, as well as the Panathenaic Stadium. This is the place where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held, in the year 1896.
You will also see the Evzones (changing of the guards) at the Presidential Palace. The tour will provide a chance to observe the remarkable contrasts that make the city of Athens a fascinating place.
You will also visit the Athens Trilogy of culture (the National Library of Greece, the Athens University, and the Academy), the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the House of Parliament, and Constitution Square (Syntagma Square).
You will see a spectacular panorama of the city from Lycabettus hill.
You will stop off at Hermou street, the old city Plaka (and Flea Market) for traditional Greek delicacies and food, as well as to get something to drink, with a wonderful shopping experience.
After lunch, enjoy a visit to the New Acropolis Museum or the National Archaeological Museum, one of the world’s best museums.
Changing of the Guards
Academy of Science
Modern CityAcropolis Hill
Erecheion and The Caryatids
Odeon of Herodes Atticus
New Acropolis Museum
Temple of Zeus and the Adrian Arch
Olympic Stadium – Stadium the First Modern Olympics of 1896
Placa, The Old City