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National Library of Greece (Ethnikí Vivliothíki tis Elládos)
With a history dating back to 1832 and home to over 2 million books, microfilms, newspapers, ancient manuscripts and historic documents, the National Library of Greece (Ethnikí Vivliothíki tis Elládos) is the heart of Greek literary history. 

The library moved to its current location in the center of Athens in 1903, a striking Neoclassical building designed by Danish architect Theophil Hansen, whose other creations include the National University of Athens and the Academy of Athens constitute. Inspired by a Doric Temple, the grand library is sculpted from Pentelic marble and fronted by a pair of dramatic winding staircases. 

Plans are currently underway to relocate part of the library’s extensive collection, with construction beginning at a new complex in Phaleron Bay back in 2012.

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The National Library of Greece is located on Panepistimiou Street in central Athens and is open Monday to Thursday from 9am to 8pm, Friday and Saturday from 9am to 2pm.
Address: 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 10679, Greece
Hours: Open Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm and Fri-Sat 9am-2pm
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Private Half-Day Athens Highlights Tour

Private Half-Day Athens Highlights Tour

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Combine the classic with the contemporary on this private 5-hour sightseeing tour of Athens, designed for travellers seeking a personalized experience. Stay cool in the daytime heat as you travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to sights such as the iconic Acropolis, the Agora of Athens, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. See, too, examples of modern architecture including the University of Athens and the National Library. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Athens are included on this private tour.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$302.12
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$302.12
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Saint Paul Steps Full Day Private Tour

Saint Paul Steps Full Day Private Tour

The Greek peninsula of Attica is full to the brim with ancient landmarks – so many that it can be easy to miss them. This day trip will take you on a whistle-stop tour of highlights in two Attican cities, Athens and Corinth. Start the day at the Acropolis and work your way down the hill to Parliament House in time for the changing of the guards. In the afternoon, drive along the isthmus to Corinth, visiting the Temple of Apollo and other historic sites.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$209.63
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$209.63
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Central Athens Highlights Small Group Tour by TRIKKE

Central Athens Highlights Small Group Tour by TRIKKE

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Explore Athens by TRIKKE® (electric tricycle) and check off the Greek capital’s top sights with this 2-hour small group tour. Hop aboard your easy-to-ride, three-wheeled Trikke, and zip between showstopper sights — from the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens to the Panathenaic Stadium. Enjoy frequent stops to take photos, and benefit from the personalized commentary of your local guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.09
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$85.09

Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum

Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum

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Explore the National Archaeological Museum, one of the world’s greatest museums, along with other historical highlights of Athens on this private walking tour. Witness the best of the more than 200,000 Greek treasures at the famous Athens Archaeological Museum, viewing everything from sculptures and artworks to pottery from prehistoric times to late antiquity as your guide details their history. Plus, stroll past some of Athens’ neoclassical buildings, see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Greek Parliament House, and view some fascinating archaeological finds displayed at Syntagma Square.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$214.48
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$214.48
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Athens Shore Excursion from Piraeus Port

Athens Shore Excursion from Piraeus Port

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Dive head first into the ancient city of Athens on a one-day sightseeing tour.  You’ll cover more ground in private transportation, starting from your hotel or cruise terminal. As an added bonus, you’ll enjoy wifi on board in between all the stops.  Go at your own pace, as your guide narrates sights such as the Parthenon and the Acropolis. Afterwards, enjoy free time before returning to your lodging.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.20
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$144.20
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Full Day Athens City Tour with Acropolis & Cape Sounion Including Lunch

Full Day Athens City Tour with Acropolis & Cape Sounion Including Lunch

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Experience the very best of Athens on a full-day group tour. All-inclusive transportation from your hotel enables you to cover a huge area of the city without getting breaking a sweat. The itinerary takes you to the city's most noteworthy attractions, including the Acropolis, Athens Trilogy, and St. Paul's Church. After lunch in the popular Plaka neighborhood, take a break from the hustle and bustle with a visit to the Temple of Poseidon.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.58
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$163.58
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Athens Private Half Day tour From Airport or Piraeus Port & Marinas and Return

Athens Private Half Day tour From Airport or Piraeus Port & Marinas and Return

Exploring Athens’ sights in under a day from its international airport or Piraeus port is near-impossible if you're going it alone. This half-day private tour comes up trumps: with Wi-Fi-enabled return transport, a driver-guide, stops at the Acropolis and other must-sees, and a guided walk and time to eat in Plaka. The tour includes airport, port, or selected hotel pickup at your chosen time; plus drop-off at various locations.
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  • 5 hours
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$466.52
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$466.52
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Private Tour of Classical Athens & Cape Sounion

Private Tour of Classical Athens & Cape Sounion

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Experience Athens’ top historic destinations on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel or port pickup, travel by comfortable minivan to the Acropolis and visit landmarks like the Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Olympiad Zeus, Mount Lycabettus, the Acropolis, and the National Archaeological Museum. Then head to Cape Sounion and admire a magical sunset at the Temple of Poseidon.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$199.09
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$199.09
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Athens Private tour

Athens Private tour

Catch the historical highlights of Athens in one morning on this private half-day panoramic tour. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan, hear about the city’s history, and pass landmarks including the Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Zeus, and Parliament, along with the Acropolis. Enjoy a walk around the Acropolis’ slopes, and view the best of its archaeological treasures at the new Acropolis Museum. Athens hotel, cruise port, or airport pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$295.66
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$295.66
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Eat like an Athenian walking tour

Eat like an Athenian walking tour

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Eat your way around Athens with a local foodie who will show you the local hot spots. Sample traditional Greek foods like olives and olive oil, honey, cheese, meats, Greek coffee, and sesame bread. You can also enjoy a cocktail or two. Along the way, learn a bit about Greek culture and everyday life in the city. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.19
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$59.19
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Athens City Tour (4hrs)

Athens City Tour (4hrs)

Discover Athens without the headache of navigating the city's winding streets and public transit on a private 4-hour tour. This stress-free adventure takes you to a long list landmarks in your very own chauffeured vehicle. Visit the Acropolis, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Monastiraki, and more. Along the way, your driver is happy to provide reccomendations for restaurants, activities, and attractions for the rest of your visit.
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  • 3 hours 40 minutes to 4 hours 10 minutes
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$190.73
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$190.73
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e-TUK Athens Old Town Tour by Night

e-TUK Athens Old Town Tour by Night

Discover the vibrant, history-packed Greek capital at night, once the daytime crowds have thinned. On this unique, eco-friendly private tour, you’ll hop an electric tuk-tuk to cruise between eight different standout sites, with get-down stops at the Acropolis and Mount Lycabettus. Upgrade to include door-to-door pickup as well.
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  • 2 hours
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$185.47
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$185.47
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Athens Mythology Highlights Tour in 4 hrs: Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and more.

Athens Mythology Highlights Tour in 4 hrs: Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and more.

Skip-the-lines and see Athens’ most important landmarks in 4 hours, learning all about the myths behind them. Travel back in time to Ancient Greece, and discover the greatest landmarks of Athens. Explore more than 3,000 years of history and Greek mythology and take a closer look at significant details on historical buildings, including beautiful old chapels and numerous other monuments. In the most unique part of the city, Plaka and Anafiotika, stroll around the little alleys and admire the white washed cubic houses with bright painted shutters and beautifully carved wooden doors, a typical Cycladic architecture. No visit to Athens is complete without discovering the Acropolis museum which is housed in one of the most important works of contemporary architecture. Main attractions such as artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and the majestic Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze, will definitely have you impressed.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.51
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$114.51
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Athens city Tour (4hrs) combined with Piraeus Port Cruise Terminal transfers

Athens city Tour (4hrs) combined with Piraeus Port Cruise Terminal transfers

Take a break from the cruise ship crowds and enjoy a truly private chauffeured tour around some of the historic highlights of Athens: no tourists, no guide, just you and your driver. Meet your driver at your cruise ship terminal and head out into the city for half a day of Athenian history, culture, and beautiful photo opportunities. Stop at landmarks like the Acropolis, the Panathenaic Stadium and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.65
per group
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$202.65
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e-TUK Athens Old Town Tour by Day

e-TUK Athens Old Town Tour by Day

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Explore the Old Town of Athens from the comfort of your own eco-friendly electric tuk-tuk with this tour. Your guide will drive you and your party around top spots, from the National Library and Mount Lycabettus to the Acropolis and Syntagma Square. And with open-air seating, you’ll be able to get plenty of great photos as you go.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.47
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$185.47
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Athens City Tours (2hrs)

Athens City Tours (2hrs)

Whether you’re new to Athens or want to get a quick overview of its top attractions, a private 2-hour highlights tour is the perfect way to find your footing in the Greek capital. Comfortable transportation, beginning and ending at your hotel, enables you to see a long list of landmarks in a short amount of time. Your personal chauffeur is also happy to provide you with suggestions for the rest of your visit.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.76
per group
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$115.76
per group
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e-TUK Piraeus Cruise Port Half Day Athens Tour

e-TUK Piraeus Cruise Port Half Day Athens Tour

With pick up from Piraeus Cruise Port you can now explore Athens with our Unique, First time in Greece ECO friendly, 100% Electric TUK TUK vehicles ! We are private and commuting with style. All our private tours are operated via Tuk Tuks, which are 100% electric tricycles that make it easy for everyone to enjoy a 360° city view. All the tours are booked privately for you, your family and friends. We respect your individuality and privacy. We promise you an exciting itinerary full of history,culture and lots of fun! So #enjoytheride with Comfort, Luxury & Style ! Our company is a proud gold partner of Cruise Line International association (CLIA), aiming at offering a high standard and unique experience to cruise passengers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$526.76
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$526.76
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Athens Half Day 5 Hours Private Tour.

Athens Half Day 5 Hours Private Tour.

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E&G tours - is an expert professional private tour company that helps you to live the experience of a unique tours and trips. You just have to take a sit in our luxury Mercedes and other vehicles covered by a fully comprehensive insurance policy and licensed by Greek National organization and enjoy your ride with expert drivers and escorts.At your request, we offer licensed guides with an exceptional knowledge of Greek culture, art and history sites.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.94
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$96.94
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Best of Athens and National Archaeological Museum Private Tour

Best of Athens and National Archaeological Museum Private Tour

Combine one of the Greatest Museums with the tour of Athens. Visit the Panathinaic Stadium where the first Modern Olympic games took place. The Zappeion and the Syntagma Square, the complex of the Academy of Athens, tha National Library and the University. Finally we will visit the National Archaeological Museum one of the must see spots in Athens. It houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. You will see the musk of Agamemnon, the infamous statue epicted either Zeus holding the thunderbolt or Poseidon carrying his trident. The Thera Room draws the attention of visitors mainly through the celebrated wall paintings, the “Spring Fresco” with the sparrows and the lilies, the “Boxing Children Fresco” and the “Antelope Fresco”. The museum is considered one of the greatest museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from Greek antiquity worldwide.
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  • 5 hours
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$314.37
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$314.37
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Athens Highlights and Sounio Temple Of Poseidon Private Tour

Athens Highlights and Sounio Temple Of Poseidon Private Tour

You will enjoy the tour on a Brand New Vehicle. Airconditioned with fresh water and wifi . Car and driver are for you for all the tour. Ask the driver anything you like and just to know that this tour is private and flexible. Some info about the tour: 1) Athens Athens is the one of the oldest cities in the world. On Acropolis Hill is the Parthenon that you will visit and this is the highlight of Athens. Spend some time there to walk inside the ruins and feel like an Ancient. After that you ll continue to Temple Of Zeus, The Olympic stadium, The Parliament and all the highlights of the city.! 2) Temple Of Poseidon The temple of Poseidon at Sounion was constructed in 444–440 BC. This was during the ascendancy of the Athenian statesman Pericles, who also rebuilt the Parthenon in Athens. It was built on the ruins of a temple dating from the Archaic period. Get Ready Your Camera and Enjoy!!!
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$496.81
per group
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$496.81
per group
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10 Day Ultimate Ancient Greece Tours Experience

10 Day Ultimate Ancient Greece Tours Experience

Our first stop is at historical Thermopylae! Paying tribute to King Leonidas of Sparta and his 300 Spartan warriors we will visit the amazing monument of his statue which is captivating!  Next stop breathtaking Meteora! You will be delighted in the play of light on the rocks and their changing moods. At the foot of Mount Parnassos, lies the Pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, which was the most famous oracle of ancient Greece.  Ancient Olympia in Greece was the site of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the Greeks.  An ideal getaway featuring superb architecture and cobbled streets is the medieval town of MONEMVASIA! Visiting the Mani peninsula you will discover AEROPOLIS named after Ares, the God of war!  The incredible DIROS CAVES are not to be missed! Start your journey at an underground lake where boats will be waiting for you.  Discover LIMENI, a picturesque port of Aeropoli! Enjoy the tavernas, restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique hotels right next to the sea and refresh yourselves by swimming in fabulous blue water.   Nafplio was the first capital city of modern Greece. It is a picturesque town with Venetian architecture that the Venetians used to call the Naples of Greece.  Epidaurus is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece and an UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument.  Mycenae, the kingdom of Agamemnon is a World Heritage UNESCO Site discovered by H. Schliemann.  Combining mythology, ancient temples, an ancient stadium and an incredible museum, Nemea is not to be missed.  We will explore the incredible archaeological site of Ancient Corinth with the fabulous museum, courtyard, temple of Apollo, fountain of Glauke, Sacred Spring, Peirene, Asklepieion, Odeion, Bema, Agora and much more.   Ancient Diolkos where you discover and explore the ancient passage from the Corinthian to Saronic gulf and the subducting bridge.  Isthmus/Corinth canal which separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland where you will appreciate the engineering and incredible views of the Corinthian and Saronic gulfs. Our adventure concludes at glorious Athens, the capital city of Greece, where many philosophers were born, the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and Empire. Last but not least, you will be charmed by the serene Athens Riviera and enchanted by the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, one of the major monuments of the Golden Age! 
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,347.72
Price varies by group size
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$2,347.72
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National Archaeological Museum and Food Tour with private guide

National Archaeological Museum and Food Tour with private guide

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Greece is famous for the marvelous ancient sights, the sea and the gastronomy! Have a combination of one of the world’s best museums, sightseeing of the Center of Athens and a perfect food slow pace tour! Walk and learn about the history of the city while tasting several local specialties! You will visit two different deli's and have an olive oil tasting, taste the traditional Greek coffee and have lunch at an amazing local taverna. A food tour must have a dessert and the best dessert is loukoumades! Visit the most important museum in Athens and one of the greatest in the world. The National Archaeological Museum houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$204.78
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$204.78
Price varies by group size

Athens & Cape Sounio full Day Private Tour

Athens & Cape Sounio full Day Private Tour

We are in the sector of private tours for 20 years. You can see with us places that you can't visit by yourself in a few hours. Only an experienced local driver can drive you in narrow streets who busses can't get through. Our vehicles are very clean and comfortable with leather seats, which undoubtedly will live up to your expectations. Itinerary: Acropolis hill-Parthenon-Erechtheion-Athens Nike-Temple of Zeus-Old Olympic stadium-Ex-Royal Palace-Presidential Guards- Greek Parliament-Three buildings of Knowledge-Lycabetous Hill-Athenian Riviera-Vouliagmeni Lake-Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$381.44
per group
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$381.44
per group
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Private Athens city Tour

Private Athens city Tour

Experience our high-quality Athens city tour. What makes us to stand out: -I quarantee: • Safe, easy, hassle-free transfer • High-quality services -I offer: -Pick up from any place in Athens city -Assistance for any concerns about your visit with the eye of a localler. -Air-conditioned cars -Free wifi on board -I can provide, upon request, the baby seat that is suitable for your child’s age. Let us be the wonderful start of your unique experience in Greece.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$254.46
per group
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$254.46
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