Discover Athens: Your Gateway to Greek Wonders
We will pick you up from the port, airport or your hotel and start our tour.
Theater of Dionysus
Temple of Olympian Zeus
National Archaeological Museum
Academy of Athens
Changing of the Guards
End of Tour
We will return you to the pick up point or prearranged destination.
Important information about your private tour
**Please note that all our licensed tour drivers are fully knowledgeable of the history of each monument in your tour's itinerary. However, by law licensed tour drivers are forbidden to enter any archaeological site and conduct tours. Only licensed tour guides are allowed to conduct guided tours on the archaeological site itself. Upon your request, a licensed tour guide can be booked for you at the archaeological site of your choice at an extra cost.
Whether it's your first time or a grand return, Athens has layers of surprises. Immerse yourself in this tailor-made tour that dishes out the city's ancient heart, modern pulse, and everything in between. Ready? Your Athenian odyssey starts now!
Philopappos Hill: Your Scenic Prologue
First up is Philopappos Hill, your personal stage for panoramic views of Athens and the Acropolis. Got a camera? Good! This hillside isn't just scenic; it's an olive tree-dotted work of art. Snap away!
The Acropolis: Where History Holds Court
From there, we whisk you to the gateways of the Acropolis. What tickles your fancy? The Parthenon? The Acropolis Museum? The Temple of Athena Nike? Twelve euros let you explore this and more, including five other archaeological titans like the Theater of Dionysus and the Roman Agora. Our driver moonlights as your personal curator, helping align the visit to your tastes.
Artistic Alleys: National Archaeological Museum and Beyond
Art aficionado? The National Archaeological Museum, a treasure trove of ancient Greek art, is ready to mesmerize you. Want more? Just say the word and we'll add the Museum of Cycladic Art and the Benaki Museum to your art crawl.
The Panathenaic Stadium: A Marble Marvel
Marvel at the Panathenaic Stadium—entirely constructed from marble and the last of its kind! This stunner was the finish line for the 2004 Olympic Marathon, and it's ready for your close-up.
Monuments & Milestones
Rolling through Athens, we'll guide you past the intellectual triumvirate: the Academy, the University, and the National Library. Then say hi to the Marathon Man—a fiberglass tribute to Phidippides and his victorious, yet fatal, run from Marathon to Athens in 490 B.C.
Presidential Palace: The Guard Changes, You Watch
We time it so you can catch the hypnotic Changing of the Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Show up on a Sunday and the experience goes widescreen with 52 national guards and a live band.
Herodou Atticou & National Gardens: Oasis of Elegance
Across from the Palace, stroll through the National Gardens—a prime piece of Athenian real estate where the locals escape the heat. This is the high-rent district of Herodou Atticou, and it's an oasis in more ways than one.
Kolonaki & Mount Lycabettus: Coffee, Culture, and Views
Next, we snake through Kolonaki, Athens' chic enclave. People-watching over a Greek coffee is the local sport. Post caffeine-fix, we ascend Mount Lycabettus. At the summit is the St. George Church and a 360-degree snapshot of Athens.
Plaka: Retail Therapy, Athenian-Style
Lastly, the tour dances into Plaka. Snag some Greek goodies, and maybe even unravel the mystery of the area's name, inspired by a historical stone slab. Who said shopping can't be educational?
Gastronomic Finale: A Taverna Treat
We crown the day with a Greek taverna feast. The best part? You dictate the day's rhythm. So what’s it gonna be, wanderluster? Ready to personalize your Athenian expedition?