Embark on an enchanting Athens half-day tour and delve into the captivating tapestry of history, civilization, and beauty that defines our remarkable city. Join us as we unravel the enigmatic contrasts of Athens, offering a unique and unforgettable experience. Explore the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating destination on our tailored Athens tours.

Lycabettus Hill, soaring 745 ft. (277 m) above Athens, offers a breathtaking panorama that sweeps across the city, the Attica basin, and the shimmering Aegean Sea. At its peak, the charming white chapel of St. George stands like a sentinel of serenity, perfect for capturing unforgettable moments. This hill is a must-visit, offering not just vistas but a tranquil escape where the beauty of Athens unfolds in a captivating embrace.

Marvel at the Acropolis, hailed by UNESCO as the symbol of World Heritage. It stands as the emblem of democracy and Greek civilization, home to four masterpieces of classical Greek art. The Parthenon, dedicated to Athena, rises majestically, while the Propylaia, the monumental gateway, welcomes you. The Erechtheion, honoring both Athena and Poseidon, graces the northern side, and the Temple of Athena Nike celebrates victory and beauty. In this sacred space, the essence of ancient Greece whispers through the stones, inviting you to witness its timeless grandeur.We will head over to Sydagma square and admire the changing of the guards (evzones) in front of the Greek parliament and the memorial of the Unknown soldier.

Nestled in the heart of Athens, the Acropolis Museum stands as a beacon of ancient splendor and modern sophistication. With its sleek architecture and state-of-the-art facilities, it offers a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of Greek history and culture. Housing an impressive collection of artifacts and sculptures, including treasures from the Acropolis itself, the museum invites visitors to embark on a fascinating exploration of the past, where every exhibit tells a story of beauty, resilience, and enduring legacy.

Monastiraki Square, a vibrant heart of Athens, pulses with life and history. This bustling hub, nestled beneath the Acropolis, offers a tapestry of experiences, from lively street markets to ancient ruins. Wander through its narrow alleys filled with colorful shops, savor local delicacies, and soak in the eclectic mix of Byzantine churches, Ottoman mosques, and neoclassical buildings. Monastiraki Square is a melting pot of cultures and eras, inviting you to explore and immerse yourself in the dynamic spirit of Athens.

The Trilogy of Athens, a stunning ensemble of neoclassical architecture, graces the heart of the city with its timeless elegance. Comprising the Academy of Athens, the University of Athens, and the National Library, these majestic buildings symbolize the pursuit of knowledge, culture, and enlightenment. Each structure, adorned with grand columns and intricate details, stands as a testament to Greece’s rich intellectual heritage. Together, they create a harmonious blend of art and history, inviting you to admire their beauty and significance.

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, accompanied by Hadrian’s Arch, stands as a magnificent testament to ancient grandeur amidst the bustling streets of modern Athens.

The Panathenaic Stadium, affectionately known as the Kallimarmaro (meaning the “beautifully marble”), is a majestic marvel of marble nestled in the heart of Athens, echoing with the spirit of ancient athletic glory and hosting the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Plaka, a charming labyrinth of cobblestone streets nestled beneath the Acropolis, beckons with its old-world charm and vibrant energy. This historic neighborhood in Athens is a delightful blend of ancient ruins, neoclassical architecture, and traditional tavernas. Lose yourself in its narrow alleys lined with quaint shops selling souvenirs and local crafts, and discover hidden gems around every corner. With its bustling cafes, cozy restaurants, and lively atmosphere, Plaka is a captivating destination where the past and present intertwine seamlessly, offering a glimpse into the soul of Athens.


Car Wifi

All transportation in destination location

Toll Fees

Baby seat (upon request)


Licenced Guide

Admission fees into archaeological sites, museums


Additional information

Lisenced GuideAcropolis, Acropolis + Museum, No
  • Lycabettus Hill
  • Acropolis Site
  • Syntagma Square and Changing of the Guards
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Monastiraki Square
  • The Trilogy of Athens, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and Hadrian’s Arch
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Plaka

Note: this is a sample itinerary

Athens tour