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Athens Orientation Private tour

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US$ 42.05
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    What to Expect
    The private tour of Athens commences at Thission train station and from there we head up towards the ancient hill following the beautiful cobblestone pedestrian walkway of Dionyssiou Areopagitou passing by the Acropolis and making our first stop at the Areios Pagos rock so as to enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the city. 

    We will then descend, admiring along the way the amazing views of the Ancient Agora which was the commercial, political and religious centre of Ancient Athens. We continue our walk through the heart of the historical centre where you will discover Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman traces.

    We then immerse ourselves in the cobbled alleys of Plaka neighborhood, with its distinct and atmospheric architecture, before reaching the hustling and bustling modern city center. There, we will explore the commercial side of the city and enjoy its multiple facets.

    We end our tour in Monastiraki square by wandering around its flea market. You are then free to continue exploring on your own or depending on your energy we can continue our walk until the Thission area.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Syntagma square by the fountain or elsewhere upon arrangement.
    Departure Time
    Upon request
    Return Details
    Monastiraki square metro station or elsewhere upon arrangement.
    • 4-hour private walking tour
    • Hotel pick-up (walking)
    • Greek coffee or refreshment
    • Private services of a specialized ‘Insider’ guide
    • All taxes
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Gratuities
    • Personal expenses
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour does not include entry and guided tour to the Acropolis or any other archaeological sites
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I so enjoyed my walking tour with Vasilios - he was very knowledgable, gave me an insiders tour of the fish/meat market with a stop for a little bite to eat- something I would not have seen otherwise. This was a great beginning to a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Kristine B
    Reviewed 12 September 2018

    I just spent over 4 hours with the most delightful, bright young tour guide name Ilektra. She showed me the entire area and I feel as if I made a friend! Had lunch with her on my euros and she showed me a grocery store...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank Gary L
    Reviewed 10 May 2018

    Had a terrific guide, knowledgeable, and friendly. Walked throughout the city, seeing the many contrasts of urban life in Athens. Would recommend this without hesitation.

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank lbenson2018
    Athens Insiders T, Guest Relations Manager at Athens Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

    Hello Ibenson2018, Thank you for these compliments! ευχαριστώ πολύ

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    • Athens Insiders
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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