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Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour

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Athens, Greece

From $156.52

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

If you’re short on time but want to see everything that Athens has to offer, take a five-hour tour by private transportation. The day starts with convenient pickup from your hotel and then takes you to the Acropolis, Panepistimiou Street, and much more. Traveling by private car enables you to take advantage of your time. You also have the flexibility to explore each attraction independently or add a licensed guide at an additional coast.
  • Visit the top sights of Athens in five hours
  • Cover more ground in private transportation
  • Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Explore at your own pace
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Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Skip the line to purchase site tickets. [36€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens]
Private transportation
Bottled water
Entrance Fees [36€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens]
Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability [Additional cost - 200 €]
Lunch

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am.
If for any reason this is not convenient for you we will adjust the time according to your needs.

Ports

  • Piraeus Port


  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside any site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
  • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Our company complies with all the health instructions of the World Health Organization about COVID-19.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Olive Sea Travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Athens Highlights Half Day Private Tour.

Traveler Tips


  • "It was a great tour and I highly recommend for folks who have limited time in Athens." See review

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Magnificent Athens
Nick_J
, Mar 2020
Considering that all the points of interest was closed our host and our driver were excellent taking us as close as possible to every point of interest. They made it a very enjoyable experience for all of us. Thank you.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you for your kind feedback.Our staff always do their best to provide you with excellent services, even under these conditions. We hope to provide you with our services again in the future. Kind regards, Ioanna Gryllaki
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Social Distancing did not prevent a great connecting in Greece! Thanks Dim
George_G
, Mar 2020
The word “Excellent” is not descriptive enough for our tour experience in Athens. Our Athens tour was phenomenal! The reason it was phenomenal was because if our tour guide Dimitra (Dim) hopefully I spelled his name properly. He is with Olive Sea Travel if you are looking for an expert to show you around Athens. Dim is professional, polite, knowledgeable, and exudes love for the country of Greece, the people and the culture. Dim has extensive knowledge of Athens rich history and is an artist in how he brings it all to life for visitors. We enjoyed every minute of the tour. Dim took time at every stop to answer our questions and educate us. Never during the tour did we feel rushed. He made sure we enjoyed every stop. Unfortunately a few of the sites were unavailable to us due to the COVID-19 outbreak but again Dim added other sites around Athens that were unique and enjoyable. We especially enjoyed the Athens Riviera and his choice of stops for lunch. Dim has served his beautiful country, is educated and knowledgeable about Greek history, architecture, philosophy and so much more. Thank you for making Athens memorable and enjoyable. We would live to visit again. We will definitely ask for Dim when we arrive. Thanks for your kindness and hospitality during a difficult time for travelers.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your kind feedback. It always helps Olive Sea Travel and our crew. Dim is a great driver, with deep knowledge in greek history, mythology and the places we visit and a great passion for his job. COVID-19 brings difficult situations, but as long as we are healthy we try to provide travellers with our services. Thank you again for this nice review. We hope you and your family are healthy and to serve you again. Kind regards, Ioanna Gryllaki
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Amazing experience
Fabiana_R
, Mar 2020
Our tour guide Tas was super helpful and knowledgeable about all the aspects of the tour. He accommodated us and made us feel comfortable. We did all the sights and had plenty of time. Truly and amazing tour and recommend it to everyone.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you for your feedback. Tas, and all our drivers, has a deep knowledge in Greek history and mythology and does his best to give you unforgettable moments in Greece. We hope we will see you again in Greece. Kind regards, Ioanna Gryllaki
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Tas was an awesome guide
matthew_b
, Feb 2020
Tas was excellent. We had lunch at a spot he was familiar with as well and it was great. Would recommend tas for sure
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour in Athens. Tas and the rest of our team of Olive Sea Travel works hard to provide you with high quality of services. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Ioanna Gryllaki
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Athens tour
Christina_R
, Feb 2020
The tour guide we had was absolutely fabulous and very informative. We able to see so much in the half day tour.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Thank you for your feedback! It was a pleasure to have you as our guest in our country. Drivers and guides try their better to give unforgettable memories from Greece! Kind regards, Ioanna Gryllaki
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Worth it...for a much lower cost.
johnpauld504
, Oct 2019
As much as we enjoyed the convenience of this experience, it wasn’t as thorough as we had hoped for what we paid for. Yes, we appreciated the fact that we arrived to the Parthenon early, and seeing some of the main sights nearby (which are all pretty much walking distance - something a hotel attendee can certainly help coordinate for you). Had we had done this again, we would have looked for a much lower cost for what was provided as part of this service. No real complaints other than that.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour from Athens city. The professional driver as the rest of our team of Olive Sea Travel works hard to provide you with high quality of services. We try to offer you a cultural and relaxing private tour for you providing a professional driver with deep knowledge of Greek History & Mythology, a safe and luxury Mercedes Sedan, non-smoking vehicle and fully comprehensive insurance policy. Regading the sites, in the Additional Information, refers that the driver will share his deep knowlegde, however he isn't a professional licensed tour guide. In the that you need a guided tour in the sites, you are able to request and hire a freelancer licensed tour guide for the private tour. We are really appreciate your feedback and do hope that we can welcome you back if you have plans to visit again Greece. Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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Athens Tour
kme59jst57
, Oct 2019
George was an excellent driver and guide. We only had a full day in Athens and he showed us many points of interest as well as great places to eat. It was a great tour and I highly recommend for folks who have limited time in Athens.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour in Athens City. George is one of our best drivers and works hard to provides you high quality of services. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in the future. Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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Excellent tour around Athens
Aaron S
, Sep 2019
Alex our driver was outstanding. He never made us feel rushed and was more than accommodating. He even gave us multiple food recommendations. Excellent trip.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour from Athens City Private Tour. Alex as the rest of our team of Olive Sea Travel works hard to provide you with high quality of services especially in traditional Greek cuisine! We try to offer you a cultural, gastronomic and relaxing private tour for you. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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Bennett Athens
gbennortho
, Aug 2019
Our guide was excellent and on time. He was extremely informative. The vehicle that we were transported in was extremely comfortable. This exceeded our expectations.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Thank you for sharing your feedback for your private tour from Athens city tour. Olive Sea Travel team works hard to provide you with high quality of services. We try to offer you a cultural, relaxing and leisure private tour for you. Our aim is to customize the tour according to your needs and interesting. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Eleftheria Nikoloudaki
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