Full-day private taxi tour to the memorials of Athens, the Athens Riviera & Cape Sounion with Poseidon’s temple.
Experience some of the most famous sights in the world by joining a full-day private taxi tour in Athens. Visit unique monuments stretching through many centuries of the city’s history and the most important sightseeings of Athens.
Highlights of the Picturesque 8-h private Athens tour its Riviera and Sounion
- Athens Acropolis and its monuments
- The Olympic Stadium of Athens
- Change of the guards
- Athens Riviera
- Cape Sounion
- The Temple of Poseidon
Itinerary: 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, Athens shopping center, Kolonaki (high end of Athens center), Lycabettus hill, the ex-royal garden, food homemade tour, Faliro, Alimos, Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Lagonissi, Anavissos, Fokea, Cape Sounion, Temple of Poseidon, Lavrion port.
You will visit: 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, House of Parliament, Monument to the Unknown Soldier, Lycabettus hill, food homemade tour, Athens riviera, Cape Sounion, Temple of Poseidon.
Description of Picturesque Athens tour & Athens Riviera, Poseidon’s temple
Athens taxi tours start our half-day Athens private tour by 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.
We begin our Athens taxi city tour with a visit to the site of some of the most exquisite pieces of architecture in history, the world-renowned Acropolis with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the majestic Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion with its 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 tour 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).
The Parthenon of Athens
Acropolis 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. We will drive by the foot of the Acropolis through the Plaka district (Athens’ old city) and we’ll visit the Greek and Roman ancient Agora.
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.
Athens taxi tours will be driving you along the coastal road past the wonderful beaches of GLYFADA, VOULIAGMENI. Visit the Vouliagmeni Lake and enjoy the magnificent views of Lemos cape, VARKIZA, and countless coves, which offer a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf.
The temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion
The crowning jewel to this tour is our arrival at Cape Sounion, dominated by the spectacular 5th century B.C Temple of Poseidon overlooking the Aegean Sea, with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world. Our Athens private taxi sightseeing will end at your hotel late in the afternoon.
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.
The Acropolis Opening Hours: In winter: 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: –€ per person. You can buy this ticket at any of the archaeological sights (Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Temple of Zeus, Kerameikos) you visit first and it can be used for 24 hours after its purchase, for all and any of the above mentioned archaeological sites.
** This tour is highly recommended for cruise travelers visiting Athens just for a day **