in and around Athens
Delphi full day tour
An exclusive private tour of Delphi, your personal driver will pick you up from the hotel in order to start this wonderful tour to the Unesco world heritage site of Delphi. Delphi is approximately two and a half hours from Athens and is located on Mountain Parnassus and was an ancient religious sanctuary dedicated to the Greek god Apollo. Developed the eighth sanctuary BC. After visiting the site of Delphi the next stop is museum. It is well worth visiting the museum as the exhibits complement what you saw at the site and will allow you to get a better understanding of the role Delphi played in antiquity. After your visit to the Delphi museum you can walk down to the site exit where your driver will be waiting for you.
Argolis full day tour
An incredible full day private tour to Argolis Your driver will pick you up from the hotel in order to start this wonderful full day tour to Mycenae and Epidaurus. The tour will begin with a scenic drive via the coastal road from Athens towards the Corinth Canal. It will take about an hour to get to Corinth were you shall briefly stop to view it and stretch your legs before ing the Peloponnese peninsula. We will cross the bridge that connects the mainland with the Peloponnese, crossing over the narrow canal. After the brief stop the tour continues towards Mycenae, one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. You will walk under the famous Lion gate up to the Mycenaean acropolis and the Palace. Our tour will continue with us driving through the plains of Argos towards the city of Nafplion. This was the first capital of modern Greece and boasts an impressive Venetian fortress the ‘Palamidi’. Instead of walking up the thousand steps to the fortress, drive up and enjoy the view of Nafplio and the Gulf of Argolis. From here you will be able to also see the island of Bourtzi, on top of which stands a fortified castle which seems to be afloat in the middle of the bay of Nafplion. By the end of the day, your driver will take you back to Athens.
Meteora full day tour
Meteora meaning “suspended” in “air” is famous for its monasteries pershed at top vertical pics. It is said that monks settled on this columns of the sky from the 11th century. Meteora is enlisted in UNESCO’S monuments of Warlord cultural heritage. Finally, after for stop to Kalambaka , with each rich history and monuments we will visit the historic Thermopylae, where the battle took place and changed the course of Greek history. Later your driver will take you bak to Athens.
Olympia full day tour
We drive along the National highway to Peloponnese and we reach the Corinthian canal or else Isthmus canal that connects the Saronic Sea & the Corinthian Sea. After a short stop for pictures, we continue with an about 2 & ½ hours drive towards the village of Olympia. Ancient Olympia was an Ancient Greek sanctuary site dedicated to the worship of Zeus located in the western Peloponnese. Olympia is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Finally, we drive back to Athens.
Athens full day tour
Your driver will pick you up from the meeting point and we will start this full day private sightseeing tour of Athens. As you the city c and the tour begins, your first stop will be at the exquisite Panathinaiko stadium. Built in 1896 for the first modern Olympic Games. It is very impressive and well worth a stop. After the brief stop you will set off towards the Temple of Zeus, a colossal ruins temple that was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Later that you will see the National Gardens for a brief stop outside the Greek Parliament. The traditionally dressed Evzones stand guard outside the building, the changing of the guards is fun to see and get a feeling for Greek modern history. Your driver will be waiting to take you to the Acropolis. The drop off point is at the entrance of the site. With your camera in hand and your walking shoes on, you will walk up to the site to enjoy the beauty of these magnificent buildings. See the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion and the temple of Athena Nike. The buildings on the Acropolis are considered by many as the most impressive architectural feats of the ancient times. The Acropolis, and the Parthenon in particular, is the most iconic monument of the ancient Greek civilisation. It continues to stand as a symbol in many ways: It is the symbol of democracy and of the Greek civilisation. It also symbolises the beginning of Western civilisation and stands as the icon of European culture. Your visit to the Acropolis will end and the tour will continue with a walk to the new museum (a short walk downhill of about 10 minutes). The new Acropolis museum opened in 2004 is one of the newest and one of the most impressive in Europe. Finally your driver will take you back your hotel.
Athens half day tour
From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, on a half-day sightseeing and the Acropolis museum tour you’ll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern city of Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. One of the first attractions you will see is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Greek Parliament building and Presidential Palace. The Athens half-day tour, includes also for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. After that we will pass by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. In edition, we will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. More over you will view the National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, and finally the Acropolis (visit Propylae the gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens). Finally, it’s an option who ever wants to visit the Acropolis museum.
Sounio Half Day tour
A lovely half day private tour to cape Sounio.Your personal driver will pick you up from the meeting point to start the wonderful excursion to Cape Sounio. We will pass from the Attica Riviera, and you will enjoy the beautiful seaside leading from Athens all the way to Cape Sounio. Cape Sounio is the most southern point of Attica and looks on to the Aegean Sea. At the top of the Cape the ancient Greeks built a magnificent temple to honor the god of the Sea, Poseidon. As you stand at the Cape you will easily understand how important a location it was since it overlooks the entrance to any ships arriving in Athens.Enjoy some free time at the site to explore and then make your way back to the car where your driver will be waiting to set off and make your way back to Athens. This is one of the best-selling excursions from Athens and a wonderful combination of culture, history and exploration. At the end of our day trip your driver will take you back to your hotel.
All services include
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Private transportation
- WiFi on board
- Bottled or sparkling water
- Mini fridge
- USB chargers & cables
- Tour guide(will be an extra cost)
- Entrance fees