Tours & excursions
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The Acropolis, the Museum of Acropolis & Athens Tour
Half-day | Daily | 08:00-14:00 • Duration approx.: 5 hrs
The striking contrast between breathtaking monuments of a glorious past and modern elegant structures is what you will enjoy during your tour of Athens. Visit the Acropolis, the crowning beauty and glory of Ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the spectacular Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens.
Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), the Tomb of the unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square. See views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, the University of Athens Propylea and the National Library. Conclude your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis museum, a marvel of architecture with a full exhibition of the glory of Ancient Athens.
|SPECIAL RATE PER PERSON (adult):||€ 79|
Entrance fees to the Acropolis
and the Museum, experienced English-speaking guide, transfer to and from hotels in A/C coaches, taxes.
Cape Sounion - Τemple of Poseidon
Half-day | Daily | 14:30-19:00 • Duration approx.: 3 hrs
The Sanctuary of Sounion, with the astonishing temple of Poseidon, is one of the most important sanctuaries in Attica. The sanctuary of Sounion is first mentioned in the Odyssey, as the place where Menelaus stopped during his return from Troy to bury his helmsman. Apart from its historical importance, Sounion offers one of the most breathtaking views in the Attica region. Late in the afternoon, Sounion is painted by the wonderful colours of the sunset and the landscape of ancient ruins perched above the sea is simply majestic.
|SPECIAL RATE PER PERSON (adult):||€ 45|
Entrance fee to the Sanctuary, experienced English-speaking guide, transfer to and from hotels in A/C coaches, taxes
Mycenae - Nafplion - Epidaurus
Full-day | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday | 07:30-19:00 • Duration approx.: 11 hrs
The "golden" city of Mycenae, the city of the legendary king Atreus and Agamemnon, the one that was cited by Homer and excavated by Heinrich Schliemann, is one of the most important and most famous archaeological sites of Greece. The Dorian migration was the outset of the decay of Mycenae, which was destroyed by the people of Argos in the 5th century B.C. and was abandoned in the 10th century. The Mycenaean citadel is still a fascinating place. The rich findings from the area (crowns, wall paintings, the golden mask of “Agamemnon”, and others) are hosted in the Archaeological Museum of Athens. The tour also visits the ancient theater of Epidaurus, famous for its outstanding acoustics and host to excellent performances during the summer. Mycenae and Epidaurus are located approximately 2 hours driving time from Athens.
|SPECIAL RATE PER PERSON (adult):||€ 100|
Entrance fees to the archaeological site of Mycenae and the museum, experienced English-speaking guide, transfer to and from hotels in A/C coaches, lunch at local restaurant (beverages not included), taxes
Full-day | Daily | 07:30-19:00 • Duration approx.: 11 hrs
The archaeological site of Delphi is located in Phocis province on a plateau on the slope of Mount Parnassus. The ancient Greeks called Delphi «the omphalos (i.e. navel) of the Earth», and this was designated by a large, round, conical stone. Delphi is best-known for the oracle at the sanctuary of Apollo, a major temple of the god of prophecy and patron of philosophy and the arts. Today Delphi is a charming village with spectacular scenery and the ancient remains within the boundaries of the modern town.
|SPECIAL RATE PER PERSON (adult):||€ 95|
Entrance fees to the Delphi archaeological site and museum, experienced English-speaking guide, transfer to and from hotels in A/C coaches, visit to Arachova, lunch at local restaurant (beverages not included).
“Sea Voyage”: Cruise to the Argosaronic Gulf
Full-day | Daily | 07:30-19:00 • Duration approx.: 12 hrs
Hydra: A contemporary "paradise", free of the noise and pollution of the big cities since motor vehicles are not allowed on Hydra. When entering the harbor of Hydra, you get the feeling of a sweet welcome by the cute tiled houses, which seem to squeeze each other to make their way to the port!
Poros: The island is covered by green land and the trees make their way down to the clean and attractive beaches. The "capital" of the island is a picturesque village with tiled houses. Its landmark is the beautiful municipal clock.
Aegina The biggest island of the Saronic Gulf, overgrown with pistachio nut trees and pines. The island is blessed with 3000 years of history, beautiful landscapes and golden beaches.
|SPECIAL RATE PER PERSON (adult):||€ 120|
Experienced English-speaking tour guide on board, transfer to and from hotels in A/C coaches, lunch on board (beverages not included), taxes.
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