Getting to Know the City of Athens

A colorful journey
through Greece's
modern history
that will captivate
all the senses

Culture for the real world

View of the Zappeion Megaron Hall of Athens

Explore a different side of Greek culture with a spectacular walking tour that will introduce you to the art, culture, and history of 19th and 20th century Greece..

In Getting to Know the City of Athens, you’ll stroll through the enchanting National Garden to discover its history and flora, visit the first residence of Greece’s first royal couple, explore the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka and take a private guided tour of one of the country’s best museums. And to round off this superb full-day cultural tour, you’ll be treated to a taste of Greek cuisine whilst enjoying splendid views over the National Garden and Ardittos Hill.

View of the National Garden in Athens, Greece

Enjoy a guided tour of the National Garden, commissioned by the first Queen of Greece as her royal gardens, and discover its history and its wealth of fauna and flora.

The Numismatic Museum's Café in Athens, Greece

Stop for a coffee break at a chic, hidden oasis in the center of Athens.

Statue in the numismatic museum's café garden

Visit to Iliou Melathron & the Numismatic Museum, an architectural gem that boasts one of the greatest collections of coins in the world.

Enjoy a themed tour of the Benaki Museum’s historical heirlooms collection, which showcases the history and character of modern Greece from the late 18th century onwards.

Historic Heirlooms Collection exhibited at the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece
Part of the exhibition one can enjoy at the Benaki museum in Athens
View of the Benaki museum restaurant, during sunset

Round off your night with dinner at the museum’s restaurant, which offers a wide range of Greek gastronomic delights and breathtaking views of the National Garden and wooded Ardittos Hill.

the route

Getting to Know the City of Athens


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