Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
from USD $67.40
Combine the sights of modern Athens with sites of historical importance on a 3.5-hour morning or afternoon tour by luxury coach. With an expert guide on hand to explain all the top Athens attractions, the tour passes Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium — home of the first modern Olympic Games. Explore the Acropolis of Athens on foot, and discover famous monuments such as the Pantheon. If you’re eager to see more, book the morning tour and upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Athens Acropolis Museum.
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In Brief

Athina, Greece
3 hours
Daily except Mondays (including New Acropolis Museum)
Mondays only (Excluding New Acropolis Museum)
Comprehensive tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
All entrance fees included
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

the must when you visit Athens

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

The temple of Athena

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Theater of Dionysus, Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58 Greece

the theater of Acropolis

Pass By: Herod Atticus Odeon, Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens Greece

famous odeon of Acropolis

Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20 Greece

the satdium of first modern Olympics

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece

the city center of Athens

Pass By: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece

memorial monument at Greek Parliement

Stop At: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

Ancient temple

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece


Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: National Library of Greece, 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79 Greece

Library of Athens

Stop At: Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

Entrance of Acropolis

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiou 30, Athens 106 79 Greece

university of Athens

Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

Greek academy


  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local taxes
  • Free Wifi on the coach
  • Free map of Athens
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance ticket of Acropolis
  • Entrance ticket of Acropolis Museum (if selected option with museum)
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Erechtheion
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Athena Nike
  • Entry/Admission - Propylaea


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments
  • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium

Departure Point

Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athina 105 57, Greece

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel Amalia address : Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10 , Athens, 10557

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Port or private apartment pickup are not available
  • Due to time limitations this tour does not include entry to the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • French speaking available ONLY on Monday,Wednesday,Friday and Sunday.
  • Afternnon tour only with English speaking guide
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Very important: Children , students aged 5 to 18 years old must hold passport or ID in order to get the discounted price. Otherwise they will pay entrance ticket to the Archaelogical sites or Museums.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Though I had done this tour before, I totally enjoyed it this time because the guide, Dora, was very thorough, knowledgeable and informative. I ended up learning new facts altogether.
• Submitted 30 Dec 2019
Great Birds eye view of Athens. Hits the highlights with a very knowledgeable guide. Great that they picked us up at our hotel to save a lot of time.
• Submitted 01 Nov 2019
This was Excellent! The tour guy guide was absolutely brilliant. A genius. Information was endless and accurate. Toutr was on time, buses were in excellent condition and people were very curtious.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
Great tour. Tour guide was very knowledgeable on the history. Lots of walking. Good to do the tour early since the Acropolis became very packed as we were leaving. Pick up and drop off at hotel Amalia was on time. I did not add on the museum. Glad I went with the tour!
• Submitted 23 Sep 2019
Costas, our guide was awesome. His knowledge was incredible, an extremely friendly and courteous guide....wishing him all the very best for his upcoming wedding.
• Submitted 23 Sep 2019
A very well organised trip, very early start where you get on a coach and transferred to another place,then onto another coach before your final destination. Tour itself was very interesting, a few steps to climb up, but our guide took a nice pace and told us all about the sights. Then onto the museum which was absolutely packed, so wasn't as good as it could have been, but that is nobody's fault. Definitely a trip you need to take to learn about the history of Athens
• Submitted 20 Sep 2019
Our tour guide Helen was extremely knowledgeable and patient with the group. I would definitely recommend this tour. She knew Athens like the back of her hand. She was on point from start to finish. Very enjoyable.
• Submitted 24 Sep 2019
Perfect tour to see a lot in one day. Great tour guide. Nice bus with air conditioning. Would recommend to anyone!
• Submitted 05 Aug 2019
Great tour the hotel bus pickup was on time and the tour guide was so very knowledgeable it make the tour very interesting and put a lot of perspective on what we were seeing. Great for teenagers that like history as part of their studies.
• Submitted 09 Jul 2019
it is very informative tour our tour guide was very informative gave us lots of information about athens highly recomended
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This was exactly what we needed, a short but thorough guided visit to the Acropolis! Perfect timing, because we went early and avoided the crowds. As we were leaving we sighed in relit watching the long line of tourists waiting to get in.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
If you are not familiar with Athen's rich history ---- or even if you are and want a refresher course, I highly recommend this tour. Outside of the fact our tour guide picked us up from our hotel, was friendly and passionate --- this tour exceed all expectations. The knowledge of 3,000+ years of events that lead up to Athen's today was great. We had a fairly large group and I still felt that our guide gave each of us attention when it came to questions or follow-ups. I do recommend that you add the museum to your tour since there is so much to cover inside.
• Submitted 10 May 2019
Stress-free, beautiful view and architecture. People were friendly but I was disappointed at the level of destruction caused by graphite on the most beautiful buildings in the history of mankind
• Submitted 24 Apr 2019
Our tour of Athens was insightful and exciting, and our amazing tour guide, Yota, did an excellent job. - Josh I had an incredibly memorable time in Athens. It has forever changed my perspective and mindset. The rich culture and history was breathtaking. Our tour guide, Yota, was incredibly brilliant and brought life to our tour. - Madi The tour was the definite highlight of the trip. We saw everything we wanted to, and were never shorted of information due to the wonderful Yota!
• Submitted 18 Mar 2019
The tour guide was informative and enthusiastic. It is a good thing we chose the morning tour as the Acropolis got to be so crowded when we were leaving. The only drawback was that I wished we could see some sights on foot vs. driving by and we spent quite a bit of time in traffic but thats to be expected.
• Submitted 06 Oct 2018
The tour guides were so informative. Everyone was so nice and pleasant. The acropolis is something everyone must see when in Athens. The views of Athens are breathtaking. Definitely worth it!
• Submitted 24 Sep 2018
It was a great tour of Athens including the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
• Submitted 05 Aug 2018
Our family enjoyed this tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about the city which made the sights much more interesting!
• Submitted 31 Jul 2018
This was an amazing day! The acropolis was awesome! The museum was just okay, we were starving by the time we got there and decided to duck out of the museum portion and just go to the museum cafe!
• Submitted 15 Jul 2018
A great way to quickly see the sights, and get the Acropolis in. We have plenty of time at each place, and going up to the Acropolis with our amazing an knowledgable guide was a highlight. Highly recommend if you are tight on time.
• Submitted 14 Jul 2018
This was a very informative tour. Guide was excellent. My opinion is it's better than walking around the site on your own.
• Submitted 05 Apr 2018
It was a great tour which cover the key highlights of Athens including the Olympic stadium and enough walking time at the Acropolis!
• Submitted 30 Mar 2018
Guide was great! She was knowledgeable, patient, and very helpful when it came time to part from the group and find a lunch spot :
• Submitted 22 Mar 2018
Enjoyed seeing the Acropolis, Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum. Dora did a great job explaining the history of these key sights in Athens, but also was very good about describing many of the other sights throughout Athens. Very enjoyable and I would highly recommend!
• Submitted 14 Mar 2018

In Brief

Athina, Greece
3 hours
Daily except Mondays (including New Acropolis Museum)
Mondays only (Excluding New Acropolis Museum)
Comprehensive tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
All entrance fees included