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Athens Sightseeing From Hotel

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Voyage through Athens's ancient past and marvelous present. See the beauty of the historic ruins, including the Acropolis, along with the magnificent modern structures of this amazing city.

Athens Sightseeing from Hotel

Athens, the largest city and capital of Greece, has much to offer. During this Athens tour, you will explore the best of Athens in only five hours. Discover Athens, from the ruins of the past, such as the Parthenon and Olympic Zeus Temple, to the important structures of today, including the Parliament House and National Library.

Join the adventure through the breathtaking monuments of Athens's ancient past. Standing high above the city, you will observe the magnificence of the ancient ruins located on the Acropolis. Tour the Parthenon, one of the greatest cultural monuments of all time and often considered the essence of Ancient Greece. In addition to your Parthenon tour, the Acropolis contains many other ancient ruins for your viewing, such as the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens and the Propylea, the gateway to the Acropolis. Explore the Temple of Olympic Zeus in the center of Athens, and see the Panathinaikon Stadium, the location of the first modern Olympics in 1896.

In addition to Athens's rich past, you will explore the modern structures of the city. Driving down Panepistimiou Street, take a look at the magnificent structures of modern Greece, including the University of Athens, National Library, Parliament House, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Presidential Palace. Your tour will conclude with a trip to the new Acropolis Museum. Your friendly and English speaking guide will help you appreciate the beautiful architecture of the building while learning about the glory of ancient Greece. These five hours will fly by as you experience the best of ancient and modern Athens.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $112.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Numerous area hotels. Please select a hotel above.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
Comfortable clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes are recommended.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.