Summary of The Day: Grab the whole family for a fun day of exploration into Neoclassical Athens, the period where Athens arose from the rule of the Ottoman Empire to the capital of Greece! Meet your local guide at the Panepistimio metro station and discover the Neoclassical Trilogy of Athens: the University of Athens, the National Library, and the Academy. From these three historic buildings you'll lay the foundations of your knowledge of Neoclassical Athens.
Then you'll set off to put your education to the test as you tour Athen's most historic and architecturally rich areas. Stepping into the heart of the city, the Syntagma Square, and discover the Greek Parliament Building, the Monument of the Unkown Soldier, and see the changing of the guards.
Next up, you'll head to the gorgeous National Gardens, where the historic Kings of Athens once wandered through. Get lost in this fantastic green space, hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the city, which has become home to colorful parrots, turtles, geese, and more animal denizens. Keep your guide close though to here fascinating tales.
From here we'll step back into the city to see the Panathenaic Stadium home to the first Modern Olympic games of 1896. After hearing stories about the earliest Olympic game, your guide will lead you to two magnificent monuments: the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Arch of Hadrian.
Lastly, we'll end the tour in Plaka, the city's most historic neighborhood.
Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.
* Adult: 18 and older
* Child: 12-17 years of age
* Participation is free for children below the age of 12.
* Group size: up to 12 pax.
* Tour prices are based on Euros (EUR) and converted into US dollars (USD). Constant fluctuations in the exchange rate cause prices to change on a regular basis. You will be charged the price based on the applicable exchange rate at the time of payment. All transactions are final. We do not offer discounts or compensation to those citing lower prices at a later date.
A 4-hour morning walk with an excellent local guide
Our walk begins at 10:00am & we would like to start on time as to avoid delays & see the most of the city. We suggest you be there 10 minutes earlier, at 9:50am, so you can get to know your local guide & the rest of the group. In case you can’t make it on time, please give us a call & inform us about the dela
This tour is child friendly. Our local expert will provide fascinating info & easy to understand stories about the city that will make this walk an unforgettable experience for your little ones!
Fortunately the weather in Greece is mild and warm during the most time of the year. In case of rain, though, you will be timely notified about any changes in your scheduled walk.
Prepare yourself for an exciting walk & don’t forget your hat, sunglasses, sun-block and a bottle of water. Βring along your camera so you can capture the most beautiful spots of the city. Needless to say that wearing comfortable shoes is an absolute must!
1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.
- Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
- Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.