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Private Athens Tour with Acropolis and Plaka
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Private Athens Tour with Acropolis and Plaka

The ancient Greeks left behind a treasure trove of monuments, statues and artefacts in Athens. And on this private tour, you'll take in all the top spots with an expert guide. Exclusively for you and your party, you'll tour highlights including the Roman Agora, Hadrian's Library, the Plaka neighbourhood and the UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Vassiliki, one of our expert local guides, says, ‘Acropolis means “high city” and it usually refers to any settlement built on top of a hill. You'll find many towns in Greece that have an acropolis, but the Acropolis of Athens is certainly the most famous.'You'll start with a guided tour of the Acropolis – with skip-the-line tickets, there'll be no waiting around. Soak up wow-factor views over Athens at the Areopagus – a rocky hill where legend has it the Greek gods would hold court. Let your guide bring history to life as you marvel at ancient landmarks like the Roman Agora, the Theatre of Dionysus and the still-standing columns of the Asklepieion and Parthenon. Then, it's on to the city's Instagram-worthy old quarter, Plaka – the capital's most appealing and historic neighbourhood. Always thronged with a mix of locals and visitors, the pedestrianised lanes are brimming with tavernas whose tables spill onto the streets. Vassiliki says, ‘Athenians call this area “the neighbourhood of the Gods,' as it has been inhabited since the days of ancient Greece. In fact, excavations show that the street layout has barely changed since antiquity.'

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4x4 Adventure
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4x4 Adventure

Strap in for a 4x4 adventure that will take you off the radar. You'll explore the off-road tracks, villages and rocky landscapes of rugged and rural Greece. With plenty of nature to admire and a tasty local lunch included, it promises to be a day of adrenaline-pumping action.

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Athens by Night
Excursions & day trips

Athens by Night

Athens's fascinating mix of antiquity and contemporary vibrancy is especially evident when the sun goes down. Experience the magic of Athens by night on this excursion, as you take a scenic tour through the city and enjoy dinner and a Greek dance and music show in the historic Plaka district.

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Athens City Tour and Acropolis Museum
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Athens City Tour and Acropolis Museum

A wealth of ancient treasures is packed into central Athens. On this guided morning tour, you'll uncover some of its megastars, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the Parthenon and Acropolis – and also enjoy a guided visit to the Acropolis Museum.

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Saronic Islands Cruise – Hydra, Poros and Aegina
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Saronic Islands Cruise – Hydra, Poros and Aegina

The beautiful islands of the Saronic Gulf are just a short journey away from Athens. This full day island-hopping tour is a great way to explore the ‘other Greece' while immersing yourself in the country's culture and nature. You'll cruise to three islands Hydra, Poros and Aegina, and enjoy lunch on board.

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Argolis One day
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Argolis One day

This trip takes you out of Athens and into the open countryside to explore. Beyond the hustle and bustle of the big city, you'll find an array of ancient sites and lesser-known treasures including the Homeric city of Mycenae, the charming seaside town of Nauplion and the remarkable ancient theatre at Epidauros.

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Cape Sounion Afternoon Tour
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Cape Sounion Afternoon Tour

The Saronic Gulf offers up one of the most scenic stretches of coastline in Greece. Enjoy an afternoon of fresh sea air and wonderful sweeping views with this trip from Athens to Cape Sounion. With a mixture of guided and free time, you'll be able to make the most of the visit to this archaeological site and area of natural beauty.

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Ancient Delphi Tour
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Ancient Delphi Tour

Delve into the ancient treasures of Delphi and Thebes on this full-day tour. And both are just a short drive from Athens. You'll visit these well-preserved archaeological sites before an afternoon exploring the charming mountain villages of Levadia and Arachova.

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Athens City Tour & Cape Sounion
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Athens City Tour & Cape Sounion

A tour that combines culture with nature. You'll spend a morning exploring the treasures of ancient Athens, taking in sites such as the Parthenon, the Acropolis Museum, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and more before heading to the legendary Cape Sounion.

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Athens Walking Tour
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Athens Walking Tour

The compact layout of Athens makes it perfect to explore on foot. Join this guided walking tour of Athens to uncover such landmarks as the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch, stroll through the historic Plaka district, and receive expert insight into the mysteries of the Acropolis and the Parthenon.The tour kicks off front of the House of Parliament in Syntagma Square, where you'll take in the Monument of the Unknown Soldier and the change of the famous and colourful Euzony Guards. Then it's a pleasant stroll through the National Gardens and on to the Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Hadrian's Arch.Follow the charming cobbled streets of the Plaka district, heading towards the Acropolis. Here your expert guide will bring to life the Propylaia, the Temple of Nike and the Parthenon, the Athenian Agora, the Observatories, the Hill of Democracy, Mars and Philoppapos Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and the Theatre of Dionysis.

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Athens Airport VIP Lounge
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Athens Airport VIP Lounge

Travel in style with the full VIP service at Athens airport. Avoid all the usual hassle and enjoy unlimited drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi and more in the exclusive departure lounge. An altogether more relaxed way to round off your stay.

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Private Athens City Tour with Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
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Private Athens City Tour with Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

A wealth of ancient treasures is packed into central Athens. Over the course of a morning, you'll uncover some of its megastars with this private tour. Highlights include the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the Parthenon and Acropolis – and you'll also enjoy a guided visit to the Acropolis Museum.Kick off with a sightseeing tour of the city's historic core. See the Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, Panepistimiou Avenue and much more. Follow a route steeped in legend, taking in landmarks such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the National Library and Syntagma Square – where the Greek parliament is located.Then it's on to the Acropolis, where your guide will bring to life the history behind such seminal structures as the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike – and, of course, the Parthenon. Finish the morning with a guided visit to the award-winning Acropolis Museum. It's built over an archaeological site, which can be surveyed as you enter.

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