Experience some of the most culturally important locations in the world by joining our half-day Athens tour with Yanni Athens Taxi and enjoy the monuments of Athens
Highlights of the golden age of Athens; Half-day 4-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
- Lycabettus hill with its breathtaking view of Athens
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.
Description of our Athens half-day private tour
Athens Acropolis, Greece
Athens taxi tours start the half-day 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 by Yanni, 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 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). You will see vistas of the Presidential Mansion (formerly the Royal Palace), governmental buildings, and elegant private residences.
The Academy of Athens
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.
Your private chauffeur from Athens taxi tours will drive around the foot of the Acropolis through Plaka (Athens’ old city). Athens Taxi private tours will also take you to visit the Roman Agora and the Greek 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.
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.
Highly recommended for cruise travelers visiting Athens just for a day