Greek Essentials: The Best of Athens Sightseeing and Greek Cuisine

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Greek Essentials: The Best of Athens Sightseeing and Greek Cuisine

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Full day tour introducing iconic ancient monuments during the day and fine Greek food and drink in the evening. 

Visiting Places: Acropolis and the Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Church of Aghios Dimirios Loumbardiaris, Philopappou Hill, Plaka district, traditional dinner and Greek spirits sampling. 
Duration: Full day

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Why we like it

Great way to spend a full day and capture the must-see spots and experiences of Athens. 

Activity Description

From iconic ancient monuments and classical heritage in the morning to traditional Greek cuisine and liqueurs in the evening, this full day tour is an ideal introduction to classical and contemporary Greece.
Your expert guide will take you around the Acropolis archaeological area, Philopappou Hill and introduce you to the fascinating history and secrets of the Parthenon. The tour includes a visit to the award-winning Acropolis Museum, and will give you the opportunity to taste fine Greek cuisine, including the well-known Greek street food - the 'souvlaki'- and sample traditional Greek ouzo and raki at a cosy distillery/bar that has been popular for almost a century!

Read the full day schedule here.

Special Features:

  • Tour the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a licensed archaeologist
  • Stand in awe as you stand inside the 16th century Church of Aghios Dimirtrios Loumbardiaris
  • Discover the masterworks of Dimitris Pikionis, one of Greece’s most famed architects and the visionary behind the pedestrian walkway leading to the Acropolis
  • Savour the city’s finest souvlaki in bustling Monastiraki 
  • Sample traditional liquor at a century-old distillery and bar
  • Explore the historic Plaka neighborhood, located in the shadow of the Acropolis, with an expert guide
  • End your day with a true Athenian dinner in a traditional restaurant overlooking the illuminated Acropolis.

Activity Snapshot

Start time: Private tours daily, 9 am.

Duration: Full day 13 hours (approx.) including a 4-hour break for lunch and/or rest.

Meeting Point: Acropolis Metro Station (meeting / ending).

Group Size:  Private groups of min. 2 - max 14 persons.

Pace: Easy, walking. 

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

Included: Licensed archeologist, all entrance fees, refreshments (1 drink and 1 shot at bar), 3-course dinner (all meals include wine, beer or sodas), optional private transfer to/from meeting point can be available upon request

Excluded: Other food & drinks, alcoholic beverages other than wine and beer (e.g. spirits) with meals, gratuities (optional).

Note: This tour is for private parties. Special dietary preferences can be catered upon request. This is a family friendly tour - however, please note that this tour includes an evening visit to a distillery/bar. Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point available upon request.

Discounts for Young Travellers: Infants 0-2 years (0-23 months): Free of charge | Children 2-12 yrs: 50% discount | Children 13-18 yrs: 20% discount. Claim your special 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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