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Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour

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    What to Expect
    The Athens Half-Day Tour starts with the hill of Acropolis which is the highlight of the tour. On the historical hill, you will have the opportunity to look upon the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the monumental gateway (Propylaea), the Erechtheum and of course the Parthenon, the main temple built for the virgin Goddess, Athena. Going on we will head towards the Temple Of Zeus finding Hadrians Arch on the way and after that, we will visit the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. Next driving by the side of the National Garden we will see the changing of the guard (Euzones)  just in front of the old palace. Today the building is Parliament House, just above the central square of Athens.

    Afterwards we will drive down Panepistimiou Street, one of the most historical streets of Athens to see numerous 19th century, neoclassical buildings but more importantly, we’ll see the architectural trilogy of Athens (The Academy – The University – The National Library). Next moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up to the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, giving you the best panoramic view of the city, the hill of Acropolis and the Aegean Sea. Our last destination will be the New Museum of Acropolis or walk around in the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka instead. We assure you that after your Athens half-day tour, you will have had a real taste of Athens.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick Up Time: 08.00 am
    We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am.
    If for any reason this is not convenient for you we will adjust the time according to your needs
    Duration
    5h
    Inclusions
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide (The drivers are not a licensed to accompany you on your walk to the top of the Acropolis or inside any other site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Entrance Fees
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Licensed Tour guide on request (Additional cost)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The drivers are not a licensed to accompany you on your walk to the top of the Acropolis or inside any other site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our private driver/driver tour guide, Mike, was an exceptional person. Incredible knowledge, passion for Athens history and the present very contagious, his friendliness and professionalism it made us want to come not only to Athens but also to Greece. If you want great
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    Response from Elianiko-1, Υπεύθυνος Ρεσεψιόν at Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour
    Responded Oct. 1, 2019
    Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour in Athens city. Athens Full Day is one of our best tours. It is an educational, archeological and tasting private tour. Athens private tour shows you the modern lifestyle as well. Mike is one of our best drivers and works hard to provides you high quality of services. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in the future. Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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    We had already done some organised tours outside of Athens and had a half day to burn before moving onto our next adventure so decided on the Private Athens Half Day Tour. Alex was our driver and was very knowledgable in the history of Athens and of each area he took us. We
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    Response from oliveseatravel, Front Office Manager at Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour
    Responded Sep. 16, 2019
    Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour from 5 Hours Athens Private Tour. Alexas the rest of our team of Olive Sea Travel works hard to provide you with high quality of services. He is willing to share with you the deep knowledge of Greek history and Mythology. We try to offer you a cultural and relaxing private tour for you. Safety and comfort are two of the major considerations of driving. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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    We visited Athens on a shore excursion from Rhapsady of the Seas. We ported at noon and hand until around 6pm to be back on the ship. I set everything up via email with Vasilis and Eleftheria. They were both very quick to answer all my questions leading up to our arrival. They
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    Response from Elianiko-1, Υπεύθυνος Ρεσεψιόν at Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour
    Responded Jun. 30, 2019
    Dear Stephen, Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour in Athens city. We are glad to read that Dem and was helpful, knowledgeable of the history of the city as well as Greek politics and very polite. On the other hand, Eva was friendly with your children and tried to adjust the guide according to your children needs. Our aim is to provide you with the best quality of services and try to give you an unforgettable experience. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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    We had extra time prior to our flight out of Athens and decided to take the Athens Half Day Private Tour. Our driver, Dimentri, was very professional and personable. He had alot of interesting facts about the area and we never felt rushed. I would highly recommend this tour
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    Response from Vasilis V, Manager at Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour
    Responded Aug. 17, 2018
    Thank you for your kind words. We do our best to please.
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    We were only stopping in Athens for 1 1/2 days and this was the perfect tour for us. Our guide, Evan, was very friendly, helpful and informative. The car was a lovely air conditioned Mercedes mini van which was very comfortable for our family of five. Evan was very flexible
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    Response from Vasilis V, Manager at Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour
    Responded Jul. 27, 2018
    Thank you. We are delighted to have made your short trip a memorable experience.
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