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Top Travel Specialist since 2008
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Top Travel Advisor since 2009
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Trusted Travel Expert 2014
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Athens Activities & Tours

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Athens Tours - Acropolis, Delphi, Nafplion, Mycenae, Pylos

At the heart of every great country lies a capital city, whose splendor and brilliance shines like a magnificent crown upon the King’s head. Greece is no different, with Athens as its capital city and the Acropolis as its ultimate jewel.

Through the numerous True Greece Athens Tours discover the secrets and visit the highlights of a city seeped in history, antiquity and culture. Walk up the steps of the Acropolis and gaze upon the majesty of the Parthenon - an architectural wonder of unique beauty.  Make sure that your True Greece Athens tour includes a visit to the Acropolis Museum – an experience that will surely impress even the most seasoned traveler.

Ideally located, tours from Athens are simple to arrange and fun for the entire family. Explore the Archaeological sites of Ancient Corinth, Nafplion, Epidauros, Mycenae and Delphi with a True Greece certified guide and discover the true depth of Greek History.

The choices in and around Athens are truly limitless, with the city providing something for every visitor.

At the heart of every great country lies a capital city, whose splendor and brilliance shines like a magnificent crown upon the King’s head. Greece is no different, with Athens as its capital city and the Acropolis as its ultimate jewel.

Through the numerous True Greece Athens Tours discover the secrets and visit the highlights of a city seeped in history, antiquity and culture. Walk up the steps of the Acropolis and gaze upon the majesty of the Parthenon – an architectural wonder of unique beauty.  Make sure that your True Greece Athens tour includes a visit to the Acropolis Museum – an experience that will surely impress even the most seasoned traveler.

Ideally located, tours from Athens are simple to arrange and fun for the entire family. Explore the archaeological sites of Ancient Corinth, Nafplion, Epidauros, Mycenae and Delphi with a True Greece certified guide and discover the true depth of Greek History.

The choices in and around Athens are truly limitless – it is a city that provides something for every visitor.

 
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  • Art & Culture
  • Food & Wine
  • History & Mythology
  • Religion & Heritage
  • Sailing & Outdoor
  • Acropolis & Athens City Tour

    Birthplace of democracy, and the center of Greek civilization for some 4,000 years, experience one of Europe’s oldest and most vibrant cities – Athens! Delve into both ancient and modern Greek life as your True Greece guide brings the city of Athens to life. Walk up the historic steps of the Ancient Acropolis that stands proudly above the city and then visit the Parliament Building, the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, the Columns of Olympian Zeus, and the Presidential Mansion. With an abundance of locations, your True Greece guide will give you a glimpse into this great city’s history while depicting how it developed into the fascinating city it is today.

    Included:

    • Round-trip transportation from-to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrace fees & taxes.

    Not Included: 

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 3 Hours.

    Possibility to combine with other tours: Yes.

    • History & Mythology
  • Acropolis Museum Tour

    With an exhibition space of over 14,000 sq. meters, the architecturally stunning building of the Acropolis Museum has been designed to reflect the geometrical shape and size of the actual Parthenon which stands atop the Acropolis Hill. The museum is host to some of the world’s most stunning and valuable artifacts of classical history. Together with your True Greece guide, explore the fascinating galleries of the museum and learn about many of these impressive artifacts, and their historic importance to Greece and the world. You’ll also have the opportunity to see the famous and beautiful Caryatids and hear about why they are a particularly unique artistic creation. Reward yourself with a visit to the Archaic and Parthenon Galleries and enjoy the exceptional views of the Ancient Acropolis.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 2 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: Yes.

    • Art & Culture
  • Ancient Agora & Ancient Agora Museum Tour

    In the shadow of the Acropolis Hill, the Agora was the heart of ancient Athens – the center of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the seat of justice, and the city’s religious and cultural center. Learn about the fascinating history that will make this once bustling area comes alive before you. Visit the impressive Ancient Agora Museum that is housed in the renovated building of the Stoa of Attalos and is home to artifacts closely connected to Athenian Democracy, as well as an array of objects used by ancient Athenians in their everyday life. If you are left with enough time, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka with its pedestrianized streets and numerous shops or walk through the hidden residential neighborhood of Anafiotika that feels like you’re on a Greek island.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking TrueGreece guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 4 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: Yes.

    • History & Mythology
  • Ancient Corinth Tour

    First inhabited in the Neolithic around 5000 BC, according to Ancient Greek Mythology, the city of Corinth was founded by Corinthos, a descendant of the sun god Helios. Located half-way between Athens and Sparta, Corinth was the richest port and one of the largest cities in ancient Greece. Together with your True Greece guide, enter the majestic site of Ancient Corinth where the ruins will give you a sense of the glory days of this impressive city. Learn about how the city was rebuilt by order of Julius Caesar as a Roman colony around 45 BC, and that it was also the city where Apostle Paul lived and worked to establish a thriving Christian church. Paul wrote two of his epistles here, including the infamous letters to the Corinthians.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking TrueGreece guide.
    • All entrance fees, All taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 8 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: Yes.

    • History & Mythology
  • Athens Art Gallery Tour

    Journey through the fascinating world of modern and contemporary Greek art. Capture the emergence and evolution of modern Greek art with a visit to the National Art Gallery or the National Museum of Contemporary Art. Continue your introduction by visiting some of the most well-known and important galleries that have played an influential role in the rise of modern Greek art. Walk through the historic center of Athens and into the city’s various districts. As you weave through the narrow streets, drop into some of the most cutting-edge and internationally acclaimed galleries and familiarize yourself with the contemporary Athenian art scene and art production. Complete your tour with a final visit to one or more of Athens’ most well-known independent galleries.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • English speaking art expert.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included: 

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 6 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • Art & Culture
  • Benaki Museum Tour

    Explore one of the most impressive private art collections in Greece. Established in 1930, the Benaki Museum is housed in the family mansion of the Benakis family. The museum houses Greek works of art from prehistoric to modern times. Although the museum initially housed a collection that included Islamic art, Chinese porcelain, and exhibits on toys, because of the size of the collection, in recent years several satellite museums of the same name have opened around the city – each with their own special focus. This has allowed for the main museum to focus only on Greek culture over the span of the country's history. This fast collection of art will definitely leave you impressed, having gained much insight into Greece’s rich culture and history.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking TrueGreece guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included:

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 3 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: Yes.

    • Art & Culture
  • Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon Tour

    Crowned by the famous Temple of Poseidon, the striking cliffs at Cape Sounio lie at the southernmost tip of the Athenian Riviera. Together with your True Greece guide, admire and explore this impressive structure that still stands tall with 16 of its 42 columns and is a testament to ancient Greek architecture. According to Greek mythology, it is at this exact spot that King Aegeus leaped to his tragic death having mistakenly thought that his son Theseus died at the hands of the Minotaur in Crete. Legend says that the Aegean Sea was named after King Aegeus following his death. As you learn about the history and listen to the stories that surround this site, you will also relish in the incredible natural beauty of this majestic place.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 5 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: Yes.

    • History & Mythology
  • Delphi & Osios Lucas Tour

    Surrounded by the beautiful forests of Mount Parnassos, Delphi is one of the most well-known and significant remains of the ancient Greek world. According to Greek mythology, the god Zeus sent two eagles flying from east and west in search of his ‘Grandmother Earth’ (or Gaia in Greek), and the birds met here. The exact location became a spiritual center of ancient Greece, at the time known as ‘the navel of the earth.’ Today a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Delphi was most famous for being a sanctuary of the Delphic Oracle, which was consulted on important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. Your True Greece guide will walk you through this extraordinary archaeological site and bring the captivating myths and legends of ancient Greece to life. The spiritualness of this area is reflected today in the Monastery of Osios Lucas, located just a short drive from Delphi. This monastic complex is among the most impressive in Greece because of its beautiful natural setting, as well as its impressive medieval architecture.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 8 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • Religion & Heritage
  • Delphi & Thermopylae Tour

    Surrounded by the beautiful forests of Mount Parnassos, Delphi is one of the most well-known and significant remains of the ancient Greek world. According to Greek mythology, the god Zeus sent two eagles flying from east and west in search of his ‘Grandmother Earth’ (or Gaia in Greek), and the birds met here. The exact location became a spiritual center of ancient Greece, at the time known as ‘the navel of the earth.’ Today a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Delphi was most famous for being a sanctuary of the Delphic Oracle, which was consulted on important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. Your True Greece guide will walk you through this extraordinary archaeological site and bring the captivating myths and legends of ancient Greece to life. According to legend, the oracle predicted the fall of King Leonidas of Sparta at Thermopylae. Visit the monument and learn about the famous fight of King Leonidas and his 300 heroic men that held back Persian King Xerxes and his vast army

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 8 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • History & Mythology
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