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Athens: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with a Local

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Explore Athens's most popular landmarks and hidden gems on this private, customizable tour with a local, English-speaking driver. Travel around the city, admire iconic sights, taste delicious olive oil, and learn about the city’s history and culture.


  • Enjoy a fully customizable tour with an English-speaking driver
  • Learn about Athens' fascinating history, culture, and legends
  • Visit the UNESCO listed Acropolis, Temple of Parthenon, and more
  • Explore the charming village of Plaka and mingle with the locals
  • Taste delicious olive oil at a popular Greek gastronomy center


The adventure begins with pickup from your accommodation in Athens. Meet your friendly, English-speaking driver and discuss how you would like to customize the tour to suit your interests and preferences, or follow the local partner’s suggested itinerary. Sit back and relax as you explore the city and visit some of Athens’ most iconic sights and landmarks. Highlights of the tour include the iconic Acropolis Hill, where you can admire the Temple of Parthenon, as well as the Hellenic Parliament. You can also stop at the impressive Lycabettus Hill, Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, and more. Make sure to visit Plaka, a charming neighborhood developed around the ancient Agora. Explore this historical village, mingle with the locals, and grab a bite to eat at one of the traditional tavernas. Before the end of the tour, enjoy a delicious olive oil tasting session at a popular Greek gastronomy center. At the end of a fun-filled adventure, you'll be dropped back to your accommodation, or another location of your choosing.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Professional English-speaking driver Wi-Fi onboard Water Entrance fee to the gastronomy center
Entrance fees to any of the attractions (other than the gastronomy center) Tour guide (your driver can provide commentary in the car, but will not escort you at the sites)

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