Semi Private Shore Excursion in Athens (Piraeus)

Semi Private Shore Excursion in Athens (Piraeus)

Dear Cruiser,

Semi-Private Shore Excursion in Athens (Piraeus) offer similar features as our Private Shore Excursions. So, what is the difference?

g300The difference is that you will share a luxurious fully air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle with a maximum of 16 passengers, including a state licensed tour guide, who will escort you inside the archaeological sites and museum.

Semi-Private Shore Excursion in Athens (Piraeus) are only for passengers from the Cruise Ships docking in Piraeus Port. We will pick you up and drop you off at the cruise ship pier.

Itinerary of the shared Shore Excursion in Athens

Roland-group301The Acropolis, the Parhenon, Propylea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechthion, the Cariatides, the Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium (known as The Kallimarmaro; known for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), the Lycabettous Hill, the ex royal Palace, the Academy, the National Library, the First University of Athens, the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, the Change of the guards, The Greek agora, free time in Plaka for lunch and shopping, and at the end the Acropolis museum.


  • Size: Small, minimum 6 and maximum16 passengers
  • Departures: March 1st till November 30th
  • Type: Cultural
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Departs from/ drop off: Piraeus cruise port
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Recommended Dress: We recommend weather appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Pick up time: proposed 07:30 – 08:30. We will finalize it according your cruise ship arrival.
  • Restrictions: Collections from cruise ship terminals are agreed to, and will take place at the time indicated on the voucher. Maximum waiting time will be twenty (20) minutes after the time mentioned on the voucher or the agreed time. If you miss the minibus please contact the emergency numbers so as to give you directions on how you will meet the group in the city center. You will have to pay the transportation expenses on your own  to the city center of Athens.

 Price: 65€ per Person


  • Luxurious air-conditioned minibus
  • State licensed English speaking tour guide

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Optional activity costs
  • Entrance fees, 12 Euros in total for the archaeological sites in Athens (Acropolis, Greek Agora, Theatre of Dionysos, Kerameikos, Temple of Zeus, Roman Agora, Tower of Winds), and 5 Euros for the New Acropolis Museum or 7 Euros for The National Archaeological Museum.
  • Children under the age of eighteen (18) do not pay entrance fees.
  • Lunch in Plaka is optional

Important Note

  • On Mondays the New Acropolis Museum is closed (Only during winter). Therefore it is replaced by the National Archaeological Museum, the largest museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world.
  • Minimum number of people (6 guests). If there is not enough participation (minimum 6 guests) then you will be notified 15-10 days before the tour and you can book an alternative tour, or find tour mates while on ship and form a group, and if you do not want any of it, then you will get a full refund. If you will not be notified then it means that the tour will take place as initially planned.

Semi Private Shore Excursion in Athens (Piraeus) cancellation policy

c300Shared tour bookings canceled up to 15 days prior to the agreed date and time receive a full refund.

100% cancellation fees apply for any tour bookings canceled within the last 15 days prior to the arrival date.

Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather or any other cancellations.

Redemption and Voucher Details

After you complete your booking, and payment by your credit card (30 Euro per person deposit and the balance cash on tour departure) will be charged and you will receive automatically a receipt in your e mail. Our cruise excursion expert will ‘hand’-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility.

You will receive a voucher within 72 hours of your booking from which confirms your booking and instructions for our meeting in Piraeus cruise port. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.

Please remember to mention the date and the cruise ship you will be on!