Private Tour of Athens
Description of The Private Tour of Athens
Athens is one of the most beautiful and historically rich cities in the world. What could be better than exploring it on a private tour with an expert guide? A private tour is perfect for couples, families, or groups of friends. You can choose the date and time that works best for you, and you’ll have the undivided attention of your knowledgeable guide. We will start the tour in a central location of the city, and whichever is more comfortable for you, since the experience is totally personalized.
It will be a guided tour of 4 hours, in which our expert guides will show you all the sights, including the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, and Hadrian’s Arch. You’ll also have a chance to explore some less well-known but equally fascinating attractions, like the Plaka neighbor and Monastiraki.
At the end of the private tour, the guide will take you to a central location in Athens to continue your tour of the city.
Points of Interest of the Private Tour of Athens
The Acropolis is the most famous ancient site in Athens, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for good reason. It is home to some of the most iconic ancient structures in the world, including the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike. The views from the top are also spectacular.
The Parthenon is one of the most recognizable symbols of Ancient Greece and is considered one of the most beautiful temples in the world.
The Acropolis Museum
The new Acropolis Museum is a marvel of modern architecture, and it houses a stunning collection of ancient artifacts from the Acropolis and beyond. It’s definitely worth a visit if you have time.
The Temple of Olympian Zeus
This temple was once the largest in the world, and it is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Athens.
Completed in 125 AD, Hadrian’s Arch served as an entranceway into the city of Rome from the Appian Way. The monumental arch was built as a tribute to the Roman Emperor Hadrian and his military successes. Constructed out of white marble, the arch features exquisitely carved reliefs on all sides, depicting scenes from ancient mythology. Nearly 2,000 years after it was erected, Hadrian’s Arch remains an impressive sight and a popular tourist destination.
The Plaka is Athens’ oldest neighborhood, and it’s one of the most popular neighborhoods for tourists in Athens. It’s located next to the Acropolis and Plaka is full of souvenir shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Is also a popular tourist neighborhood in Athens and is located near the Acropolis. It’s named after the Monastery of Ayios Dimitrios, which is located in the area.
Monastiraki it’s known for its flea market and street art. This lively district is packed with restaurants, cafes, and shops.
Apart from these attractions, on this private walking tour you will also have the opportunity to explore the following sites:
- Olympic Stadium
- Theatre of Dionysus
- Propylaea gateway and many other destinations
At the end of the 4-hour tour, the guide will accompany you to a central point of the city so that you can continue enjoying all that Athens has to see and learn about.
As you can see our tours are tailored to your specific needs and interests, so whether you are a history buff or just want to see the best views of the city, we have the perfect tour for you.
If you want to know a little more about Athens, you can opt for our excursion to the Private Full-Day Tour in Athens: 8 monuments included.
This Private Tour includes:
- Official Tour guide for 4 hours in Athens
- Private luxury vehicle with driver for 4 hours
- Pick up and drop off from place of choice in Athens
- Complete personalized experience
- 24/7 Guardian Angel Service
- Public liability insurance
- Price per person
This Private Tour excludes:
- Food and drinks
- Entrance fees
- No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees.
- Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability.
- 48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund.
- Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.