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Athens: City and Cape Sounion Private Tour with Transfer
Explore Athens' most iconic sites, such as the Acropolis and the Panathenaic Stadium, on a private day trip. Admire the panoramic views from Cape Sounion and see the imposing Temple of Poseidon.
- See the best of Athens in one day
- Private tour with a knoweldgeable guide
- Enjoy the seafood next to the sea in a local restaurant
- Scenic drive to Athenian Riviera
- Breathtaking landscapes
DescriptionWe start our tour by visiting the Acropolis where you will see the great monuments that were built during the classical age of Pericles and stands for 2500 years. Then by request, you can visit as well the Acropolis Museum. Continuing our tour we will see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896 and it's the only Stadium in the World that is built entirely of marble. In the past, at the same location, the Athenians were celebrating the Panathinaia, a religious festival honoring the goddess Athena. After we see the changing of the guards at the Parliament building and the tomb of the unknown soldier. Then we head to the Athens trilogy to see 3 neoclassical buildings such as the Academy-University and National Library, as well as the statues of Apollo, Athena, Socrates, and Plato. Then we will drive up to Lycabettus hill to see the panoramic view of the city, 267 meters high from the level of the sea. Passing by the temple of Zeus we will stop to see it and Hadrian's Arch, builded in 1st century AD. Then, we drive to the south suburbs of Athens, passing by the Athenian Riviera, on our way we will stop for breathtaking pictures. In the beautiful area of Anavissos we will stop at a local restaurant for lunch next to the sea, having seafood. After lunch, we reach the Cape Sounion and we visit the temple of Poseidon. Finally we drive back to Athens, on our way we will have a short stop at Vouliagmeni Lake.
IncludesPick up/drop off from Athens hotel/ Port of Piraeus Driver-guide with deep knowledge of history Private transportation Bottled water Wi-Fi on board Booklets Lunch
- Please inform us if you have any allergies to seafood Your guide will not enter with you to the sites, we can hire a licensed guide for the Acropolis or for the entire tour for an extra charge.