Join today our full-day Athens private taxi tour to the most well known and recognized memorials of Athens. Experience some of the most famous sights in the world by joining a full-day private tour in Athens by taxi, minivan, minibus, or bus according to the number of your group. Visit unique monuments stretching through many centuries of the city’s history and the most important sightseeing of Athens.
Highlights of the best of Athens in a fascinating 8-hour private tour
- Athens the cradle of western civilization
- The Acropolis, the symbol of democracy
- The Parthenon, the most famous monument on earth
- The Kallimarmaro Panathenaic ancient Olympic stadium
- The temple of Zeus
- The parliament, the change of the guards, and the constitution square
- Lycabettus hill with its breathtaking view of Athens
- A professional expert English speaking tour driver
Itinerary of the best of Athens 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, Former royal palace, 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 (flee market), Keramikos, Thisio, Psiri, the fish market, the meat market, Athens city Hall, Kotzia square, Omonia squire, Kolonaki (high end of Athens center), Lycabettus hill, the Glass Runner statue, war museum, Byzantine museum, ancient Cycladic civilization museum, the ex-royal garden, food home made tour, the new Acropolis Museum or National Archaeological Museum
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, Roman agora, the Ancient Agora of Athens, Ex royal house, House of Parliament, Monument to the Unknown Soldier, the fish market, the meat market, Lycabettus hill, homemade food tour, the new Acropolis Museum or/and National Archaeological Museum.
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Description of our the best of Athens private tour
The cradle of Western civilization, the hub of philosophy, art, and science in antiquity. The birthplace of democracy. The site of the Marathon battle which decided the fate of the Western World. The site of the most famous run in the world “The Marathon”. The birthplace of the world’s civilization.
Athens taxi tours start 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.
The Parthenon of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece
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 Panathenaic 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. Afterward, 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.
Change of the guards in Athens
We will drive by the foot of Acropolis through the Plaka district (Athens’ old city), where we will make time for shopping and lunch (optional you can have authentic Greek homemade food). After lunch, Athens Tour Greece will drive you to the Acropolis Museum, a truly unique piece of modern architecture – Acropolis Museum virtual tour, and will take you to visit the Roman Agora and the Greek ancient Agora and you can experience some of the most important locations in 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.
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.
Highly recommended for cruise travelers visiting Athens just for a day looking to enjoy Athens with a tour to some of the most famous sights in the world.