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An Afternoon in Athens:

Ancient marvels in the afternoon sun

Culture for the real world

An opportunity to admire the Greek afternoon sun over the Parthenon and the Acropolis Rock, one of the world’s most iconic and recognizable ancient monuments, and enjoy a taste of renowned Greek produce and hospitality. This evening tour is ideal for both business and leisure travelers who want to make the most of their precious time on the ground and offers a great opportunity to experience the best of the Greek capital without having to compromise on a busy work day.

Information

Duration: 16:00 - 20:30 (Half Day)

Location: Athens

Price: from € 200
Indicative cost per person for a group of 2

Theme: Classical Heritage

Availability: Year-round
Runs on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon

Highlights

An opportunity to sample traditional Greek wines and local produce at an old-fashioned wine shop

Private tour of the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a licensed archaeologist

A guided walk down the uniquely alluring Dionysiou Areopagitou Street in the afternoon sun.

What's included

  • Expert tour guide in English
  • Private tour
  • Entry fees
  • Pick up from hotel available upon request

Timetable

16:00

Starting point: Acropolis Metro Station

16:00 - 17:30

Visit the Acropolis Museum, accompanied by a field expert – licensed archaeologist, and discover a different experience of the hill monuments, through artifacts, sculptures, and architectural elements of the temples.

17:30 – 19:00

Visit to the archaeological area of the Acropolis, accompanied by a field expert – licensed archaeologist, in search of the little secrets of the rock: visual corrections, colors, damaged architectural elements and the stories behind these. Experience the Acropolis rock, the natural landscape that encouraged worship on the site, in a walk.

19:00 - 19:30

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 Theatre of Dionysus, the oldest theater of the world, and the Herodeion, the famous Roman Music Hall.

19:30 – 20:15

Taste traditional Greek wine and delicacies at, an authentic old-fashioned wine store, housed in a terracotta building in Plaka. The owners, are veritable oenophiles and will be eager to give you a warm welcome as they share the bounties of Greece’s time honored winemaking tradition.

20:30

Ending Point: Acropolis Metro Station

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