Athens Half Day Tour
Enjoy your travel experience in Athens, with the existence of our sightseeing city tour that includes Syntagma Square, the Changing of the Guards, the Presidential Palace (former King’s Palace), the Panathenaic stadium, the Temple of Zeus, the sacred Rock of the Acropolis hill (Propylaea, Erechtheion, Karyatides, the Temple of Athena Nike) and the Parthenon. You will also view the breathtaking lineup of neoclassical architectures, such as the Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Library and the first University of Athens, which are also known as the Athenian Trilogy and New Acropolis museum, you will have a great chance to know and learn architecture, civilization, culture, history and mythology, an unforgettable experience! Join our Best of Athens In Few Hours Tour.
The sightseeing tour in Athens usually starts from the well known Acropolis hill. Once you decide to visit this place, there are plenty of things you can do to make your travel experience memorable and exciting. Under the guidance of Yomadic Tours it is certain that you will enjoy top quality services.
We will drive through the beautiful city of Athens, where you will have the great chance to visit the Syntagma Square, the changing of the guards, the Presidential Palace (former King’s Palace), the Panathenaic stadium, the temple of Zeus and the sacred Rock of the Acropolis hill (Propylaea, Erechtheion, Karyatides, the Temple of Athena Nike) and the Parthenon. You will also witness a breathtaking lineup of neoclassical masterpieces, such as the Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Library and the first University of Athens, also known as the Athenian Trilogy.
Our next stop, will be at the new Acropolis Museum, a museum focused on archaeological findings of the Acropolis. One of the reasons the Acropolis Museum was built, was to house artifacts found, both on the Acropolis rock and at the base of the hill. The museum was found in the year 2003 and the Organization of the museum was established in the year 2008. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 20, 2009. Time and traffic permits, we will also drive through the modern part of Athens and stop off at Plaka (the old city).
New Acropolis Museum
Temple of Zeus
Old Olympic Stadium
Changing of the Guards
Academy of science
Plaκa, The Old City
- Hotel pickup and dropoff
- Well-maintained car with an English-speaking driver
- Free wifi onboard
- Water and snacks
- Fuel and tolls
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entrance fees for all the attractions
- Official tour guide (you can include one after the booking)
- Lunch, other beverages and meals.
- Tips and gratuities
We use luxury Mercedes Benz vehicles, legal and licensed by the Greek National Tourism Organization, smoke-free, fully air-conditioned.
Rates include all tolls, fuel, parking fees, and baggage charges.
Not included: Drinks, meals, entrance fees, accommodation, licensed guides (optional) and/or gratuities.
Prices are per car and not per person.
The driver will wait a maximum of 60 minutes after the indicated pick up time.
Tours are private, personal, and flexible just for you and your party.
For all tours except layover tours that starts/ends at Athens airport there will be a surcharge of 25% (Athens airport is 45-60 minutes drive from Athens, Piraeus port).
For services between 23:30 – 06:30 there will be a 20% surcharge.
Names Lists: Upon booking confirmation, you must provide a full list (names & surnames) for all members of your touring party. This is required by local authorities for all tours and failure to provide such a list may result in the cancellation of your tour.
Driver: Please be aware that your Driver is not permitted to enter archaeological sites and museums and offer a guiding service. Only Licensed guides, authorized by the Greek Ministry of Culture, are allowed to do so. Should you require a licensed guide to accompany you to the archaeological sites and museums, we can provide such service at an extra cost, or you can find a licensed guide on your own. Please note that, if you choose the service of a licensed guide for the full time of your tour, an additional seat in the vehicle will be required. Since your licensed guide will be in the vehicle during the tour. For example, should there be 3 persons in your party, you must select 4 persons on the menu, in order for the appropriate vehicle to be provided for your Tour.
Licensed Guides: All accredited (official) guides are freelance professionals by law, who are hired by the operator on your behalf. The Licensed guide is responsible for issuing all pertinent documentation concerning his/her services (such as receipts, etc.).
Full day tour duration with a licensed guide is 8 hours and a half-day tour duration with a licensed guide is 5 hours.
Licensed Guides Extra Seat: Please note that, if you will be choosing the services of a licensed guide for FULL TIME, you will require an ADDITIONAL seat in your vehicle, since your guide will be riding with you. For example, should there be 3 persons in your party, you must select 4 persons on the menu (car type 4-7 people)
– Mercedes Sedan/Saloon (1-4persons) max luggage: 4
– Mercedes Minivan or Minibus 1 piece of luggage (up to above dimensions) plus 1 carry-on (not exceeding 3 kilos) per person.
IMPORTANT: For each and every requested transfer service, you are required to inform us of the exact luggage description of your party.