Athens: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Discover Athens from an open-top hop-on hop-off double-decker bus, with upgrades for Riviera Beach or Piraeus. See the best of the Greek capital's famous sites while enjoying audio guide commentary.


  • Explore Athens with a 48-hour or 72-hour hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • Marvel at historical landmarks such as the Acropolis and the Parthenon
  • Visit the National Garden, a tranquil oasis located in the heart of the city
  • Discover the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the National Gallery art museum
  • Upgrade your sightseeing experience by adding the Piraeus and Riviera Route


Experience the Greek capital on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour along 3 different routes. You’ll travel on an open-top, double-decker bus as you take in the many important sights and attractions of the city. With the help of the onboard multilingual audio guide you can trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day. In addition to the city’s many monuments, you’ll come across a multitude of shopping opportunities along the route. You can visit world-renowned museums and marvel at the ancient temples - the Acropolis and Parthenon. Athens Route Stops: Stop 1 - Syntagma Square Stop 2 - A Acropolis / Plaka Stop 3 - A Acropolis Museum Stop 4 - A The Acropolis & Parthenon (Interchange: Piraeus route) Stop 5 - A Temple of Zeus Stop 6 - A Parliament / National Gardens Stop 7 - The Four Museums Stop 8 - The National Gallery Stop 9 - A Ancient Olympic Stadium Stop 9 - B Parliament / National Gardens Stop 10 - National Library Stop 11 - National Archaeological Museum Stop 12 - Omonoia Square Stop 13 - Karaiskaki Square Stop 14 - Monastiraki Square Stop 15 -Kotzia Square Piraeus Route Stops: Stop 1 - Pantion University Stop 2 - Niarchos Foundation Stop 3 - Municipal Theatre Stop 4 - Cruise Terminals A & B Stop 5 - Lions Gate Stop 6 - Cruise Terminals A & B Stop 7 - Archaeological Museum of Piraeus Stop 8 - Votsalakia Beach Stop 9 - Mikrolimano Harbour Stop 10 - Planetarium Stop 11 - Athens Ledra & Intercontinental Beach & Riviera Route Stops: Acropolis/Plaka Pantion University Niarchos Foundation Falire/Flisvas Edem Ag.Kesmas Beach Bomo Palace Asteria Beach Divani Apollon Oceanis Beach/ Atrir Palace Vouliagemi Lake Pigadakia Blazer Suites Glyfada town Golf Ag.Kosmas Kalamki Poseidon Hotel Marriot/Planetarium Grand Hyatt/ Intercontinental Temple of Zeus


48-hour or 72-hour bus pass (depending on option selected) Access to Athens Access to Riviera Beach or Piraeus route (depending on option selected) Multilingual audio guide

Important Information

  • Athens route runs from 8:30am. The last tour departure is at 7pm. The tour departs every 30 minutes. Tour duration: 90 minutes, starting from Syntagma Square
  • Athens route operates all year round, excluding November 17, December 25, and January 1
  • Piraeus route runs from 12:15pm. The last tour departure is at 6:15pm. Tours depart every 60 minutes. Tour duration: 80 minutes, starting from Pantion University
  • In Winter (November - March), the Piraeus Route will operate 2 tours only per day, times may vary. On cruise ship days, the tour will operate every 30 minutes from 8am - 6:15pm
  • Beach Riviera route operates April-October only. Tours depart every 60 minutes from 9:35am. The last tour departs at 5:35pm from Melina Merkouri/Plaka. Tour duration: 110 minutes

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