What to do in one day in Athens

Suggestion #1

Antiquity Lovers

Are you passionate for history and archaeology? Do you want to make the most out of your one day in Athens? Then, this 7-hour walking tour offers you the unique opportunity to visit all major archaeological sites and monuments of Athens in one day, along with a private, licensed tour guide.

Discover the key landmarks of ancient Athens and learn everything about the stories and myths surrounding each suggested archaeological site and museum, such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Acropolis, Roman & Ancient Agora of Athens, and archaeological site and museum of Kerameikos.

Explore the city’s inimitable character through a private guided stroll along all the important Athenian streets, which bring together over two millennia of Greek history, from ancient monuments to modern apartment buildings.

Suggestion #2

Acropolis, Acropolis Museum & Sounion

Do you want to explore Athens and beyond in one day? Discover Greek Culture gives all discerning travelers the opportunity to discover the great history and all the myths surrounding the Greek Capital and its landmarks, all year round!

Start your exploration by taking a private guided Acropolis and Acropolis Museum tour along with an expert in the fields of history and archaeology. Then, join us for a unique visit to the coastal area of Attica region, Sounion. There lies the famous Temple of Poseidon and prepare to give yourselves the chance to be in awe of not just the wonders of the site, but also of the breathtaking views to the Aegean Sea.

Suggestion #3

Morning Acropolis & Acropolis Museum and Heritage Dinner

Start your day by taking a morning Acropolis & Acropolis Museum private guided tour. Firstly, discover the key monuments in the Acropolis archaeological site and learn about the secrets of this ancient sacred ground and the science and artistry that made this magnificent monument possible. Then, walk along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to take in the scenery, characteristic of a city that has been inhabited for centuries: contemporary apartment buildings, neoclassical houses and the Acropolis rock with the Parthenon, the Theater of Dionysus and the Herodeion, the famous Roman Music Hall. Last but not least, enjoy your private guided tour of the Acropolis Museum for a chance to discover a different aspect of the Acropolis of Athens, through artifacts, sculptures, and architectural elements from across the archaeological site.

We saved the best thing for the end!

Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind dining experience in the historic heart of Athens. Discover the vast cultural Heritage of Athens and experience world famous Greek hospitality with a bespoke private dinner at a historical Athenian townhouse on one of Europe’s oldest streets with ancient ruins beneath your feet. In what would otherwise be impossible, you are invited to visit a picturesque private residence and enjoy a specially catered dinner, literally steeped in history. Depending on your mood and the weather, you can choose from two delightful dining settings: the charming rooftop terrace with its view of the lit-up Acropolis or the property’s unique glass-floored dining room set over archaeological finds of the ancient Street below.

The Heritage Dinner could be the very best finishing touch of your day in Athens!

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