Best of Ancient and Contemporary Athens in a Day

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Best of Ancient and Contemporary Athens in a Day

from 430.00

A private full day sightseeing tour of Athens that has it all!

Visiting Places: the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, local cafe, Monastiraki, Psirri, Plaka, local taverna, local deli, Tower of the Winds, Roman Agora
Duration: Full day

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Customer Reviews

"Everything was incredible yesterday! Thank you so much our guides were fantastic and it could not have been better. " - Caroline S., USA


If you want to spend a perfect day in Athens and to see all the Athens' must see sightseeing spots and top tourist attractions, seek no further; this tour is for you. Ideal for first time visitors!

Activity Description

Finally, a city tour of Athens that has it all! Start your day with a guided tour of the Acropolis and a short visit to the Ancient Agora. Take a break at a coffee shop hidden in one of Athens' secret garden in the heart of the city. Walk in the neighbourhood of Monastiraki and Psiri, two of the oldest neighbourhoods of the city and part of Athens during the Ottoman period. Walk on Evripidou Street, Athens' ethnic spices' street, and through the central market. Taste local produce from small producers all over Greek; sample olive oil, honey, cheese, cured meats, wine, vinegar and sweets! Walk in the picturesque streets of Plaka, Athens' old neighbourhood passing by the Roman Agora and the Tower of the Winds. End your day with a lunch in one of Plaka's tavernas' serving delicious, traditional Greek food at the feet of the Acropolis. 

Special Features

  • Athens' highlights in a day

  • Food tastings

  • Sightseeing tour, including a visit to the Acropolis.

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start time : This is a private tour upon request | 9am (suggested) or as agreed. 

Duration: 7 hours (approx).

Spoken Language: English.

Meeting Point: Athens' central location, to be advised upon booking.

Group Size: This is a private tour. Group size flexible.

Pace: Easy.

Included: Licensed English speaking guide (Acropolis), professional English speaking guide, food tastings as described.

Excluded: Acropolis and Ancient agora ticket, lunch and other food or drinks (except for the tastings mentioned in the tour’s description).

Note: The tour may be unavailable on public holidays. Acropolis and Ancient Agora ticket costs €28/person. If you plan to visit other archeological sites, you can purchase the Special Ticket Package valid for 5 days and accepted in 11 archeological sites for the cost of €30/person. Your guide can pre-purchase your tickets in advance upon request. 

Discounts for Young Travellers: Children 2-11 yrs: €30 supplement.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund up to 72 hours prior to tour/workshop, except processing fees (Paypal/credit card).  50% refund between 72 and 24 hours prior to tour/workshop, except processing fees (Paypal/credit card). No refund less than 24 hours prior to tour/workshop. 100% refund if the tour/workshop is cancelled by us, including processing fees.

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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