Athens, City of Arts - Full Day Tour for Art Lovers

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Athens, City of Arts - Full Day Tour for Art Lovers

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Exploring fine Art and Design in contemporary Athens.

Visiting Places: Benaki museum OR Museum of Cycladic Art, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas gallery OR B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation, Local Artist's workshop.
Duration: Full day, 7 hours, including break (approx.)

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Activity Description

A fantastic opportunity to explore the arty districts of Athens, get inspired by the city’s flourishing creative side, and discover its vibrant wine scene that is increasingly enjoying an unrivalled global reputation. This is a tour for art lovers and connoisseurs, for those who want to experience with an insider modern and contemporary Greek art and treat themselves to an exclusive art experience in the Greek capital. Athens, City of Arts will take you to some of the capital’s top art museums, give you the chance to spend an afternoon with a local artist in their workshop, and introduce you to the new generation of Greek artists and designers.

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Special Features

  • Take a guided tour of the capital’s internationally renowned art museums
  • Step into the former residence of one of Greece’s most famous 20th century artists, transformed today into a stunning museum
  • Visit a well-known contemporary Athenian artist in his or her workshop and discover first-hand the inspiration, passion and talent that is driving the city’s thriving art scene
  • Discover the city’s new breed of artists and designers and get the chance to—literally—take home a piece of contemporary Greek design.

Why we like it

This is a great walking tour for connoisseurs and art lovers who want to experience the Athenian art scene deeper from the eyes and fantastic guidance of an insider. 

Activity Snapshot

Start time: 10am till 6pm with Free Time (lunch break) 2pm-3:30pm. Wed-Fri | Sep-Jul.

Duration: Full Day 8 hours (approx.) including 1.5 hour break.

Meeting Point: Kolonaki Square/Filikis Eterias Square, next to the British Council (meeting) / Monastiraki Square (ending)

Group size:  Private group of min.2. max 14 persons. Larger groups and solo travelers, get your discount code here

Pace: Easy (walking and mini-bus)

Spoken Language: English, Greek, French and Spanish. More languages are available upon request. 

Included: Field expert, all entrance fees. Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point available upon request

Excluded: Meals, food & drinks, Transport to/from meeting points unless otherwise mentioned, Gratuities (Optional)

Note: This tour is for private parties. This is a family friendly tour.

Discounts for Young Travellers: Children 2-12 yrs: 50% discount | Children 13-18 yrs: 20%  | Children up to 2 years: Free. Get your discount code for kids here

Vendor: DGC

Cancellation policy

Cancellations up to 14 days in advance: 50% refundable; cancellations less than 14 days before the tour start date and no-shows: no refunds

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

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