Meeting point from which we begin our tour in the historic center of Athens, and the metro station Panepistimio, where we will see the first Greek University, created in 1837, which together with the National Library and the Academy are the most beautiful buildings Trilogy in modern Greece.
We continue our walk in the Greek Parliament and Syntagma Square which is the modern Athens trademark. After this and back in history and particularly in the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 we will visit the Panathenaic stadium also known as Kallimarmaro passing through the National Garden and the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Gate of Hadrian.
We will meet the Cycladic architecture settlement “Anafiotika”, which will offer you the feeling of an Aegean island. Within walking distance is the new Acropolis museum will have time to visit to admire the exhibits from the sacred rock and the settlement on the slopes of the Acropolis. Impressive is the frieze located in the museum by incorporating all the sculptures. Then you will have time to visit the sacred rock to admire the Temple of Athena, known as the Parthenon, the most important surviving work of the 5th century BC.
The necessary stop for rest will be in Plakawith typical Greek food, choosed by a local. After the break we continue in the footsteps of the ancients through the Old Market where you can see the Stoa of Attalus and the Temple of Hephaestus and arrive in Monastiraki Square. Following the most commercial street of Athens, Ermou arrive at Syntagma square having completed the most historical city tour of Europe.
Full of experiences and emotions will return to your base to continue your holiday. We hope to see you again with us on a journey of experiences!!!
Duration : 8 hours
Price/person: 70 euros
Includes: english speaking guide, entrance fee for the museum and the archaelogical site of Acropolis, typical greek food at a tavern (greek salad, one souvlaki with pita bread with pork, one souvlaki with pita bread with chicken, one beverage or drink of your choice)
What you will see and learn :
- The most historical and complete tour of Athens
- The First University of Greece, tha National Library and the First Academy
- Syntagma Square and our National Guard
- Panathenium Stadium, the first stadium that hosted the modern Olympic Games
- Anafiotika, a tradiotional region that has a sense of Aegean islands
- The Museum and archaeological site of Acropolis
- Plaka and Monastiraki Square
- The most comercial street in Athens, Ermou