The bus will pick you up either at your Athens hotel, or fromPlateia Eleftherias in central Athens. This tour will give you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. With our expert tour guide by your side, you will learn everything about the monumental buildings of the Acropolis, including the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea. After visiting the Acropolis Hill, you will enter the Acropolis Museum. Your tour will continue with a visit around Athens’ most important buildings, as you walk through Plaka, where you will have a lunch break.
After lunch you will continue the tour by bus, which will take you to Athens’ main monuments, including the Parliament, Constitution Square (Syntagma), the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Panathenaic Stadium (venue of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), the Academy, the National Library, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Library of Hadrian.
The bus will pick you up either at your Athens hotel, or from Plateia Eleftherias in central Athens. After about one hour, we will arrive at the Corinth canal for a 15-minute break. Next stop is ancient Epidaurus, the mythological birthplace of Asklepios, the Greek god of healing. Tour the spectacular relics, including the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios, with its crumbled buildings. There is also the breathtaking ancient theatre of Epidaurus. Built in the 4th century BC, the colossal theater is considered one of the world’s most beautiful, and still boasts fabulous acoustics. A true feat of ancient engineering!
Afterwards you will continue your tour at the charming seaside port of Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece. Wander along its castle walls, admire its old houses, and explore its picturesque narrow streets. Here you will have free time for lunch, coffee, or shopping. Your trip ends back at the original departure point in Athens.
Departure Point: Athens hotel or Plateia Eleftherias 23, Athens, 10553
Departure Time: Suggested time 8:30 am. This is a private tour. Only your group will participate. The pick-up time is adjustable upon request.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- Bus tour
- English-speaking guide (Greek and Chinese also available)
- Tips for driver and guide
- Hotel for one night in Athens in double room (3 stars)
Price does not include:
- Attraction entrance fees
- Travel insurance