Athens Private Half-Day Tour

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Experience a Half-Day Private Tour in Athens, a city that reconciles past and present in a unique way. Your private chauffeur will drive by the Monument to the Unknown Soldier in front of the House of Parliament on the Constitution (Syntagma) Square, the Panathenaic Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games that were held in 1896), the Presidential Palace (ex Royal Palace) and several government buildings.The tour will continue along Panepistimiou Avenue, past the Catholic Cathedral as well as a collection of buildings often quoted as the “Neoclassical Trilogy, that is the Academy, the University and the National Library, landmarks of neoclassical architecture.

In addition, The Exclusiveminibus chauffeur will take you to the colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrians Arch,and finally the Acropolis with its many monuments including the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens (Caryatids)

 

Duration approximately 4-5 hours

Sites’ Opening Hours
Summer                                                 
From  April 1st to October 31st 
08:00-19:30  

Winter
From November 1st to March 31st  
08:30-17:00

Free admission days
6 March  In memory of deceased Minister of Tourism & visionary Melina Mercouri 
5 June   International Day for the Environment  
18 April   International Monuments Day  
18 May   International Museums Day  
27 September   International Tourism Day
*  The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days) 
*  Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March 
*  National Holidays 
*  The first Sunday of every month, except for July, August and September (when the first Sunday is a holiday, then the second is the free admission day).

Admission Tickets
Adults:   20 Euros plus 10 Euros for the Archaeological Museum  

Free admission for:  
Children under 19
Students from E.U.

Reduced admission for:
Citizens of the E.U.
aged over 65 
Students from countries outside the E.U.

 

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