Full day Athens city tour with Cape Sounio and lunch
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our local expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the University, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy,the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the sacred hill of Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike 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 forever home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.
Continue in a local restaurant for lunch.
After lunch enjoy a unique drive along the coastal area, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion to see the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon. On the way, you will have a full 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.
Price: AD 125 // CH 66 (4-12 years old)
Duration: 10 hours, starts at 08.45
Included: Entrance fees, guide, round trip transfers & lunch
Runs: Daily 1/4-31/10
Meeting point: Your hotel //Without transfer meeting point is Amalia hotel in Syntagma square
Language: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday: English & French, Thursday: English, Saturday: English & Italian
Cancellation policy: Up to 48 hours prior 100% cancellation fees. Before that relevant bank charges are withheld only