About Athens City Half Day Tour
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 short stop. Pass by the Presidential residence ex Royal Palace guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform the Temple of the Olympian Zeus the Hadrians Arch the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier the Academy the University the National Library and the Constitution Square Syntagma. In the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens the Propylaea the Temple of Athena Nike the Erechtheion and finally "the harmony between material and spirit" the monument that "puts order in the mind" the Parthenon. New Acropolis Museum Tuesdays - Sundays morning departures only You will continue to visit the place where you can see and admire the statues and wonders of the classical era the New Acropolis Museum. Hotel Pick-up Schedule - Morning Departure Schedule - Afternoon Departure Schedule Includes - Pick-up from major hotels in Athens City Center or Amalias and Souri Streets Athens - Entrance fee for Archeological area of Acropolis - Entrance fee for the New Acropolis Museum depends on chosen option Excludes - Meals and drinks - Tips and gratuities - Personal expenses - Optional activity costs Available Languages English - every departure French - Tuesday Wednesday Friday Sunday Italian - Saturday in 2012 from June 18 until September 8 only Please Note - Be advised that if you choose to book the Morning Tour with New Acropolis Museum option tour duration will be extended to 4 hours and 30 minutes. - Children below 4 years old are free of charge provided no bed or seat in the bus is occupied or meals offered. - Local operator reserves the right to modify the route and alter the itinerary in case of a force majeure or reasons beyond our control - Hotel pick-up must be pre-booked at least 24 hours before departure time. - Contact information will be provided upon reconfirmation. - The Acropolis Museum is closed on Mondays. Due to its visiting hour restrictions the order of the program can be changed.