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Private

Full Day in Athens – Historical Sites Private Tour

250.00€‎
/per group

Duration

8 h

Capacity

up to 8 people

Active Days

All Week

Active Months

All Year
250.00€‎

Overview

In addition to our half day Athens sightseeing tour which includes a visit to the Sacred rock of the Acropolis and surrounding sites on this tour you will visit The New Acropolis Museum, one of the world’s most modern museums opened in 2009 and visited by millions of travelers every year. It is set opposite the Parthenon and it houses artifacts of the Archaeological site of the Athenian Acropolis from prehistoric times until the end of antiquity. 

Highlights

Sacred rock of the Acropolis

Hadrian’s Arch

Panathaneic Stadium

Hellenic Parliament/Syntagma Square

The Maximos Mansion

The Presidential Mansion

Lycabettus Hill

Neoclassical Trilogy

New Acropolis Museum

Included

Professional English Speaking Driver

Wifi

Bottled Water

Baby seat (Upon request)

Not Included

Entrance fees to sites and museum

Licensed guide to accompany you to each site (Optional)

Timeline

Sacred rock of the Acropolis, where you can admire these architectural treasures dating from the 5th century B.C.: The Parthenon, The Erechteion, The Propylea, the temple of Nike Apteros, The Herod Atticus Theatre.

Hadrian’s Arch: This triumphal arch was built by the Roman emperor Hadrian. It is located on the grounds of the temple of Olympian Zeus and leads from the old city to the new one.

Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro-translates to made of fine marble): It was built to honor the goddess Athena and the Panathenaic games. In 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were hosted here.

The Hellenic Parliament: Built in the 19th century as a palace for King Otto and Queen Amalia. The tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Syntagma Square: You can see the changing of the Evzones guards who stand in defence to the fallen soldiers in service of the nation

The Maximos Mansion: This building shelters the offices of the head of the Greek government. It is also the official residence of the Prime Minister

The Presidential Mansion: The official residence of the President of the Hellenic Republic

Lycabettus Hill: Stands out for its panoramic view of Attica. The hill which is 278 meters high, is located in the center of Athens. It is crowned by the whitewashed St. George Chapel and you get there by cable car.

The New Acropolis Museum: Focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on its feet, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece.

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