Athens Best Walking Tours – Private Tour
Athens Best Walking Tours
We offer you a unique opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city and admire the rich history of the town.
Explore Athens, the city that has over 3000 years of history and discover all the facts, myths and secrets that you won’t find in your guidebook. Our guides will share their knowledge and passion for Athens with you. Get an inner look at the Civilization on foot and discover many of the city's hidden beauties that tourist buses can’t reach. A unique opportunity to join one of the best walking tours.
Athens is a fascinating waliking city where you can discover your own personal myth. Let's walk on the alleys where Socrates, Plato and Aristotle walked and taughed!
Athens is the administrative, economic and cultural centre of the modern Greek Republic, and of the most important ports in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a city full of life and movement for almost 24 hours every day, 365 days every year. It offers a big variety of options for entertainment, study, excursions, travel, and almost any activity you might think of.
It is also one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Having been through many historic transitions, Athens is dense with archaeological sites and sums an incredibly great cultural background. Athens Best Walking Tours – Private Tour is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to experience the contradictions of the ancient and the modern souls of this restless place.
Our experienced staff will pick you up at a central location (Athens' centre). The meeting place could be a metro station, your hotel or any preferred location, at a specified time. They will greet you and guide you through this tour. He/she will be there so as to ensure your best experience, so feel free to ask anything.
The tour begins in front of the Hellenic (Greek) Parliament in Syntagma Square. There you'll see the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, dedicated to men and women that have lost their lives protecting the Constitution and the Republic. The place is guarded by the Presidential Guards and in our brief stop, you will watch them changing shifts.
A pleasant walk will get you through the National Garden to the monuments that connect the milestones of the Greek history. By the planned order, you will visit the Zappeion Hall, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Hadrian’s Arch. From there, you will enter the district of Plaka and head towards The Acropolis of Athens. With your guide, you'll enter the Propylaea (Acropolis' gates) and walk to the Temple of Nike, and the Parthenon. A unique monument that was designed and built to represent the concepts of beauty, harmony, and intellectual strength. There they stand imperiously for centuries, reminding us of the glory of Ancient Athens and the Golden Age of Pericles.
You will walk downstairs again, to the surrounding area. On the paved streets around the hill, at a walks distance, you will delve into more interesting sites. The Athenian Agora, the Observatory, the Hill of Democracy (Pnyx), The Hill of Mars and the Hill of Philoppapos, known in the ancient years as hill of the Muses, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Theatre of Dionysus.
The walk will lead you to the Acropolis Museum. In the establishment, you will have a great opportunity to see in person one of the most spectacular exhibitions. All its items were found here, on and around the Acropolis. Marble pieces, amphoras, statues, artefacts. The life and mindset of an ancient civilization that has left its mark on our modern way of life, is exposed to our eyes so that we can make our own questions.
A few hours later, your Athens Best Walking Tours – Private Tour will reach its end.
This tour is on private basis and can be modified 100% according to your preferences.
The final price depends from various factors as: the number of persons, the duration of the tour, the itinerary of the tour, the services to be included, etc.
Please make your request, provide all the necessary data and then we will get back to you, as soon as possible, with our final offer.
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