Experience some of the most culturally important locations in the world by joining our half-day Athens tours with Yanni Athens Taxi and enjoy the monuments of Athens
Pick up/drop off: cruise terminal port, Athens hotel, Athens city
Itinerary of the golden age of Athens half day private tour: The Acropolis, Propylaia, the Parthenon, Erechtheion, temple of Athena Nike, Areopagus (Ares’ Hill), Fillopapou hill, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s arch, the Panathenean Stadium (“Kalimarmaro”, site of the first modern Olympic games in 1896), Plaka, Hadrian’s library, Roman agora, the Ancient Agora of Athens, Ex royal house, Zapion megaron, Constitution Square, House of Parliament, Monument to the Unknown Soldier, catholic cathedral, the Athens
academy, Athens university, National library, museum of history, Athens shopping center, Monastiraki (flea market), Kerameikos, Thisio, Psiri, Kolonaki (high end of Athens center), Lycabettus hill, the former royal garden.
Visits: The Acropolis, Propylaia, the Parthenon, Erechtheion, temple of Athena Nike, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s arch, the Panathenean Stadium (“Kalimarmaro”, site of the first modern Olympic games in 1896), Plaka, Hadrian’s library, former Royal Palace, House of Parliament, Monument to the Unknown Soldier, Lycabettus hill.
Athens taxi tours starts our half day Athens private tour visiting the city of Athens, the cradle of Western Civilization and the Parthenon, regarded by many as the symbol of Democracy. Experience an Athens taxi tour, which blends together many of the city’s principal modern and classical sights.
Our Athens taxi tour begins with a visit to the site of some of the most exquisite pieces of architecture in the world, the world-renowned Acropolis of Athens. Among the many monuments to be found atop its rocky base, you will have the chance to experience first hand the magnificent Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its famous Porch of Maidens.
Our Athens taxi private tour includes an overview of the modern city and its striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Our Athens tours driver will drive by the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square (also known as Syntagma Square) and the Panathenian Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896). You will see vistas of the Presidential Mansion (formerly the Royal Palace), governmental buildings, and elegant private residences. Continuing, your private chauffeur in Athens will drive you along Panepistimiou Avenue where you can view the Catholic Cathedral, the “Neoclassical Trilogy,” (Academy, University, National Library) and the Omonia Square. Afterwards, your Athens taxi tour driver will take you to the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s arch, two of the most famous and elegant monuments from the Roman period of Athens.
Finally, have some refreshments and enjoy the spectacular view of the city from the site of the Orthodox church of St. George on Lycabettus Hill , the highest hill in town and remember Athens for the rest of your life.
At the end of this Athens tour, your private chauffeur will drive you back to your cruise ship, hotel or any place within the city of Athens you wish, and you will have experienced one of the best Greece tours available.
You can customize this private tour at any time, either on the way together with your private chauffeur or in advance by contacting our Athens Taxi Tours team.
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The Acropolis is open:
From Nov 1st to March 31st: 08:30-15:00 approximately.
In summer: 08.00-19.30 approximately.
Acropolis & the archaeological sites listed on the entrance ticket: 12€ per person; you can buy this ticket at any archaeological site (Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Temple of Zeus, Kerameikos) you visit first and it can be used for 24 hours after its purchase, to visit any or all of the above mentioned archaeological sites.
Open hours, daily from 10am until sunset. The Last entry is 20 min before closing.
Entrance Ticket: 5€ per person
Highly recommended for cruise travelers visiting Athens just for a day