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ATHENS seven-day/six-night Cultural and Historical Tour

ATHENS seven-day/six-night Cultural and Historical Tour

In this programme our visitors also use Athens as a base to visit other famous classical localities in Greece, such as a full-day guided tour of famed Epidaurus and Mycenae or the sacred oracle of Delphi as well as a half-day to Cape Sounion and its temple of Poseidon in magnificent natural settings, thus expanding the insights of this top cultural and historical programme, which also includes a two-hour introduction to the Greek language, the latter being a pillar of most European languages. 

During this six-day programme and if the travellers are in a group comprising ten people or more, we can also optionally arrange for lunch or dinner during a fabulous daily cruise, where specialist academic speakers present aspects of culture, history, archaeology, geo-politics and related themes with respect to Athens and the wider region. 

The Athens full day tour
The Athens full day tour comprises an extensive and well-thought-out collection of must-sees, which provide a rewarding and informative cross section of the ancient and the newer. The trip is by luxurious, air-conditioned car or coach with an expert guide. A number of stops for photos and/or guided walks are integral to the programme.

The sights include the ancient Panathinaiko stadium, the temple of Olympian Zeus, which was one of the largest in antiquity, the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, the National Library and on to the National Gardens, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, the Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown soldier at Constitution Square, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), the Catholic Cathedral, the Old Parliament, the Russian Orthodox Church and finally the Acropolis. There, your expert guide will provide exciting and inspiring information whilst leading your visit to fabulous parts of the Acropolis complex, such as the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, the illustrious Parthenon and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens. You will then visit the fascinating new Acropolis museum, voted as being one of the top three museums in the world. 

Prices include:
Airport transfers / Entrance fees / Hotel accommodation, half-board basis / Breakfast and dinner at the hotel Transport by luxury car or coach / Services of a Professional and Licensed guide / All taxes
Prices do not include:
Gratuites (optional) / Drinks and beverages / Lunch / Half-day visit to Sounion (optional)

Please contact us for more detailed information, prices, availability and special offers.

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Around the Olympic Stadium which hosted the 2004 Olympic GamesAthens Townhall squareAthens, Acropolis and Lycabettus hills at night
Athens, the National GardensAthens, The Old ParliamentDelphi Museum, Ancient Greek Temple Frieze
Epidaurus Ancient theatreLake Vouliagmeni, Athenian RivieraThe temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion
 

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