Private Athens Tours

Athens in a Tour 8 hours

length: 8-9 hours

This is the perfect tour where you get the opportunity to combine, the antiquities of the Acropolis, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Olympic  Stadium (Kalimarmaron), Ancient Agora (marketplace) and all the major highlights of our city setting your own pace in a full day of 8 hours.

We always offer you the flexibility to change the itinerary according to your wishes.

  • Location Athens
  • Destinations
  • Departure / Return Location Customer Defined
  • Departure Time Customer Defined
  • Return Time 8 hours after lunch
  • Included
    • English speaking driver
    • Free WIFI on board
    • Transportation in luxury can according to the group size
  • Not Included
    • Entrance tickets
    • Lunch
    • Tour Guide (Contact us if you like a tour guide to inform you for the cost)
  • Group Sizes
    • sedan: 1 to 3 pax
    • minibus or van: 4 to 8 pax
    • minibus: 8 to18 pax

Greeting you at your hotel or at the arrival cruise terminal and starting our tour at the Acropolis hill. First,Propylaia its monumental gate, to the Parthenon, Temple Athena Nike, Erechtheion Temple a site associated with some of the most ancient and holy relics of the Athenians then Parthenon the temple dedicated to goddess Athena the Virgin, and finally the new Acropolis museum.


Afterward we will drive you to the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place  in 1896. The temple of Olympian Zeus the biggest temple ever made in Greek history and Hardian’s Arch.


Driving down to Syntagma square (in Greek constitution Square) via Herod Atticus Str. You can see the “Evzones”(presidential guards) in their picturesque uniform in front of the Parliament and the Presidential Palace (e.x. King Palace).


After these we will drive you through the city center in order to have a view of Academy of fine Arts, the National Library and the University of Athens the most representative neoclassical buildings in Athens.


At the end of our tour we visit the Ancient Agora (ancient market, Plaka or Ermou Str.) for a drink, lunch or shopping.

We always offer you the flexibility to change the itinerary according to your wishes.

  • Acropolis Museum 10 euros
  • Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, and Ancient Agora 30 euros total
  • Free admission for Students from E.U. / Journalists / Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age) / University students from Greece and the E.U
  • Reduced admission for Citizens of the E.U. / aged over 65 / Students from countries outside the E.U.
  • Free admission (regardless age) on the following dates 6 March / 5 June / 18 April / 18 May (International Museums Day) / The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • Summer Period

    1 April – 31 October

  • Winter Period

    1 November – 31 March

  • Opening hours for the archeological sites

    Winter period: 8:30am – 15:00

    Summer period: 8:00am – 19:30

  • Opening hours for Acropolis Museum

    Winter period:
    Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Last admission: 4:30 p.m.)
    Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.)
    Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

    Summer period:
    Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Last admission: 3:30 p.m.)
    Tuesday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.)
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.)

  • Sites’ Opening Hours during Holidays

    6 January: 08:30 – 15:00
    Shrove Monday: 08:30 – 15:00
    Good Friday: 12:00 – 15:00
    Holy Saturday: 08:30 – 15:00
    Easter Monday: 08:30 – 15:00
    Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 – 15:00
    15 August: 08:30 – 15:00
    28 October: 08:30 – 15:00

    Closed on:
    1 January
    25 March
    Easter Sunday
    May 1rst
    25 & 26 December

  • What to wear

    Summer: Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, athletic shoes and sunscreen.

    Winter: Comfortable warn clothing, jacket and winter shoes.

YOU ARE VIEWING Athens in a Tour 8 hours

8-9 hours