Local Tours

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The Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. The expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era at the new Acropolis museum.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this tour, our reservations team will be able to assist you. Call us on +30 210 92 11 610 or e-mail us at reservations@acropoliselect.gr



The Acropolis and Surrounding Sites

This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. The expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this tour, our reservations team will be able to assist you. Call us on +30 210 92 11 610 or e-mail us at reservations@acropoliselect.gr


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Sightseeing, Dining And Dancing In Athens

The evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the City Center and at the slope of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and photo the illuminated Acropolis. Next you will visit the Musical Instrument Museum and discover the divine origin of Ancient Greek musical instruments and enjoy travelling in the hidden paradise of Ancient Greek music history and sounds. Explore the greatest and only collection around the Universe, of more than 60 reconstructed Ancient Greek musical instruments. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this tour, our reservations team will be able to assist you. Call us on +30 210 92 11 610 or e-mail us at reservations@acropoliselect.gr


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Coastal Athens And The Temple of Poseidon

Drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this tour, our reservations team will be able to assist you. Call us on +30 210 92 11 610 or e-mail us at reservations@acropoliselect.gr


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The Ancient Site Of Delphi

Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus – Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos” (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to Athens by the same route.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this tour, our reservations team will be able to assist you. Call us on +30 210 92 11 610 or e-mail us at reservations@acropoliselect.gr


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Mycenae, Nauplion And The Ancient Epidauros Theatre

Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea, (short stop). Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city “rich in gold” of the ancient poets. Visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs e.t.c. Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop), leave for Epidauros, to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for its astonishing acoustics. Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidauros with Corinth. Lunch in Mycenae.

If you are interested in finding out more information on this tour, our reservations team will be able to assist you. Call us on +30 210 92 11 610 or e-mail us at reservations@acropoliselect.gr