Visiting Athens is a unique experience , so you can join us in order to discover our history, civilization and beauty of our wonderful city.
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city.
You are going to see the most important monuments of Athens.

Our next visit is the Isthmus of Corinth canal.  Its 6 kilometer length connects Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf, thus connecting the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea.

Next we will visit Ancient Corinth, the famous and imposing archaic temple of Apollo, with monolithic Doric pillars of whom seven are still standing prominently above the ruins of ancient Agora.

Additionally we will visit Acrocorinth (The Acropolis of Corinth) a rock of 575 meters height that dominates the plain of Corinth. It provides a very impressive panoramic view of the area that will charm you.

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Transportation Car WiFi

 

Additional information

Lisenced GuideNo, Yes
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Departure

We pick you up from the pick-up point at 8:30 am
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Lycabettus hill

You have the chance to admire the magnificent panorama of the city from Lycabetus hill at 745 ft. (277 m). Lycabettus stands high above Athens, commanding a clear view across the Attica basin and the Aegean. Facing the viewing platform is Agios Georgios, the tiny white chapel of St. George
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Acropolis

UNESCO calls it the symbol of World Heritage.It’ s the symbol of democracy and Greek civilization. It’s the site of four of the greatest masterpieces of classical Greek art – the Parthenon (former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena) , the Propylaea (the monumental gateway to the Acropolis), the Erechtheum (is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens  which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon) and the Temple of Athena Nike
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Parliament - Syntagma

You will see the shift change of the guards (evzones) in front of the Greek parliament and the memorial of the Unknown soldier.
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Montariki Square

You will visit the trilogy of our culture (the Academy of Athens, the University and the National Library.
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Temple of Olympian Zeus

You will admire  the Temple of Olympian Zeus
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Hadrian’s Arch

You will admire  the Hadrian’s Arch
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Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro)

The only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. The Stadium hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896
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Plaka

You will have free time in the ancient neighbourhood of Athens close to Acropolis,named Plaka. Plaka is full of people,music ,typical restaurants “tavernas”, beautiful houses,cosy cafes and littleshops with souvenirs
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Departure

We leave Athens by crossing the highway to Corinth.
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Stop at the Canal (Isthmus) of Corinth

The Isthmus of Corinth is a narrow strip of land that connects mainland Greece to  Peloponnese, while the canal drilled across it connects the Saronic with the Corinthian Gulf, thus connecting the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea. The length of of the Isthmus is about 6 kilometers and the narrowest point is where the Corinth Canal has been drilled (1880 to 1893).

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Visit of Ancient Corinth

The famous and imposing archaic temple of Apollo, with monolithic Doric columns of whom seven are still standing prominently above the ruins of ancient agora

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Visit Acrocorinth

Acrocorinth is a steep rock 575 meters height that dominates the plain of Corinth. Acrocorinth is strategically located as from there they could control the only entrance from mainland Greece to Peloponnese and all communication between Corinth and the Saronic Gulf. Acrocorinth ( Greek: Acrocorinth ), “Upper Corinth”, the acropolis of ancient Corinth, is a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient city of Corinth. It provides a very impressive panoramic view of the area that will leave you charmed

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Return to Athens

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