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Private Highlights of Athens

Access from: ​Athens (Piraeus)


Key info

  • Tour ID: 39499
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Acropolis Museum
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Plaka

From $169.00pp

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 39499
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Acropolis Museum
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Plaka

Itinerary

This tour can be tailored to suit your needs on the day!

When does my tour start?

This is a private tour and the tour time will be set to fit in with your arrival time.


When do I return to port after my tour/excursion?

The tour is 4 hours in length so you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure. All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR

Why not spend half a day enjoying a private tour of Athens?

This is fantastic choice for those who really want to explore Athens in a short amount of time and experience the main highlights. It is a great opportunity for you to specifically ask the driver to take you to certain places within the Athens area.

Whilst you are permitted to choose your own venues, it is also a good idea to read over this short list so that you are aware of some of the popular destinations that people recommend:

  • Microlimano Port – this is known to hold some of the best fish cuisines you will find in Athens.
  • Plaka – this is a beautiful and luxurious shopping opportunity which boasts a vast range of shops/diners for you to choose from.
  • Ermou Road Market – this is the place that sells everything, and at affordable prices too! The market also has various musicians and artists who will give you a cultural flavour of Athens.
  • Athens Flea Market – this unique market offers vintage items, such as; clothes, jewellery, furniture, rugs, etc. and will give you a good idea of traditional Greek style.
  • New Acropolis Museum – this museum only opened June 2009 and yet it holds over 4,000 objects
  • Panathinaiko Stadium – this 19th century refurbished marble stadium was first uncovered during an excavation.
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus – a spectacular sight for everyone.

Acropolis Museum entrance fee 20 Euros each payable locally

PLEASE NOTE:

Included within this tour is an English-Speaking Driver for 1-8 passengers, 9 passengers and over there is an English-Speaking Tour Guide included within the price.

 

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 39499
    • Duration: 4 hours
    • Pick up point: Port
    • Activity level: Moderate

    Top highlights

    • Acropolis Museum
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Plaka

    Itinerary

    This tour can be tailored to suit your needs on the day!

    When does my tour start?

    This is a private tour and the tour time will be set to fit in with your arrival time.


    When do I return to port after my tour/excursion?

    The tour is 4 hours in length so you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure. All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

    THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR

    Why not spend half a day enjoying a private tour of Athens?

    This is fantastic choice for those who really want to explore Athens in a short amount of time and experience the main highlights. It is a great opportunity for you to specifically ask the driver to take you to certain places within the Athens area.

    Whilst you are permitted to choose your own venues, it is also a good idea to read over this short list so that you are aware of some of the popular destinations that people recommend:

    • Microlimano Port – this is known to hold some of the best fish cuisines you will find in Athens.
    • Plaka – this is a beautiful and luxurious shopping opportunity which boasts a vast range of shops/diners for you to choose from.
    • Ermou Road Market – this is the place that sells everything, and at affordable prices too! The market also has various musicians and artists who will give you a cultural flavour of Athens.
    • Athens Flea Market – this unique market offers vintage items, such as; clothes, jewellery, furniture, rugs, etc. and will give you a good idea of traditional Greek style.
    • New Acropolis Museum – this museum only opened June 2009 and yet it holds over 4,000 objects
    • Panathinaiko Stadium – this 19th century refurbished marble stadium was first uncovered during an excavation.
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus – a spectacular sight for everyone.

    Acropolis Museum entrance fee 20 Euros each payable locally

    PLEASE NOTE:

    Included within this tour is an English-Speaking Driver for 1-8 passengers, 9 passengers and over there is an English-Speaking Tour Guide included within the price.

     

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Air Conditioned Vehicle
    • English Speaking Driver/Guide
    ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3
    Activity Level Scale:
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity
    Not Included:
    Acropolis Museum entrance fee 20 Euros each - payable locally

    Joining instructions

    Clients will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the port of Piraeus, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo and the customer's name.
  • ​Athens (Piraeus) Information

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