Tour in Athens
Arrive Athens, private transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure
Athens tour & Acropolis museum Tour
(half day seat in coach) English speaking tour
From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half-day sightseeing and Acropolis museum tour you’ll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour.
Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided half day tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.
The Athens half-day tour departs for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble.
Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library.
Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).
Continue the with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theatre, in order to visit the ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of everyday life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.
Duration: 08.30 – 13.30 hours
Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel
One Day cruise to the Greek Islands of Aegina /Poros and Hydra with lunch
Take a day cruise from Athens to the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina for a relaxing day at sea. With all your transport, transfers and buffet lunch organized, you can sit back and enjoy your leisurely day cruise with free time on each island to explore.
You’ll set sail for the island of Poros, where you’ll have free time for strolling and shopping. Next, it’s on to the island of Hydra. You will have about 1 hour and 45 minutes at leisure to enjoy the unique charms of Hydra island, whose amphitheatre shape once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates.
You will be able to admire the very special architecture and dramatic landscapes of this island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history.
Upon arrival on Aegina Island you can either join an excursion to the Temple of Aphaia (cost not included) or take a walk around the main town. The lovely island is only 50 km from Athens and is a popular getaway for Athenians during summer.
After sailing back to Piraeus port you’ll be transferred to Athens.
Private transfer to Athens airport for departure flight.
* 3 nights accommodation at 3 star hotel in Athens (twin sharing)
* Daily breakfast
* Return airport transfers
* Half day tour of Athens & Acropolis museum with English speaking guide (shared tours)
* Entrance fees to sights mentioned
* One Day cruise to the Greek Islands of Aegina /Poros and Hydra with lunch
* Meals (except breakfast & 1 lunch on cruise)