Corinth – Tour to the highlights of Athens

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Discover the history of Athens’ trademark, Acropolis, and the beauties of the picturesque region of Plaka

After approx. 1 and a half hour drive from Corinth port, you will reach the Acropolis of Athens, for a guided tour of the perfectly proportioned Parthenon, the monument representing the Golden Age of Classical Greece. On the Parthenon, the guide will give you details about the Temple of Athena Niki, the Erecthion and the Old city below. Following the Acropolis visit, free time to visit picturesque Plaka (the old quarter of Athens), enjoying a stroll around its narrow streets with numerous souvenir and other items shops, as well as local taverns and coffee shops where you can have snacks and/or light meal. Return to your bus, and begin the Athens city orientation to view the most interesting sites of Athens - the Hadrian Arch once separating the old and new sections of Athens, the statue of Lord Byron and the Corinthian Temple of Olympian Zeus. You will have a short stop at the Old Marble Pan Athenian Olympic Stadium where the first modern Olympic games held in 1895 and finally the Tomb of the unknown Soldier. You will continue the panoramic tour with many other sites including the Academy, the National Garden, the Constitution Square, the neoclassic buildings of the academy of Athens, the National Library, and the Omonia Square. Drive back to Corinth port to re-embark your ship.

 

Remarks: Handicapped passenger may join the tour but will have to remain at the base of the Acropolis as the visit o the Acropolis involves approx. 80 steep steps.

Passengers may not be allowed to enter the site with bi bags/rucksack.

Tour involves a considerable amount of walking at sites visited, much of it uphill an on uneven paths. Shade is limited; sun protection is recommended. 

Inclusions

-         transportation by deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle, late-model

(bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)

-         professional driver

-         insurance cover during transfers by vehicle

-         licensed English-speaking guide * (concerns “with guide” rate only)

-         all taxes

-         identification sign with your name on it

-         mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7

* guides in other languages available, upon request

Exclusions

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

Your tour starts from the port of Corinth

Step 2

Visit of Acropolis

Step 3

Free time in Plaka

Step 4

Tour through Athens City

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