Walking tours in Athens Greece by Best Athens Tours
Athens walking tour gives you the change to feel the real vibe of the city. Athens is one of the most vivid capitals in the world with an extraordinary character as images surround you in every step of the way. It combines every historical period, from the antiquity to the modern days that our guides reveal in front of you.
This tour gives you the possibility to come closer to the city’s heartbeat and find out about details that you could never imagine! In Athens the things to see and do are endless and we can offer you the most out of it! Our tours will give shape and meaning to what at first looks as ruins.
The tour will start by visiting the Holly Rock of the Acropolis. There you will see the Parthenon and other temples including the Propylaea, the Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike and you will stand at the heart of the city of Athens. We will visit the ancient Agora which was used as a commercial, assembly or residential gathering place. The remains of the buildings, the temples, the statues and the exhibits in the small but significant museum will give you a taste of the public and private life of the Athenians. We will walk through Plaka, the most picturesque neighborhood of Athens, built around the slopes of the Acropolis giving a nostalgic touch with its neoclassical architecture. As we walk from Plaka to Monastyraki. We will see another face of the city. Monastyraki flea market is one of a kind for all tastes and wallets. There you will find everything, from tourists’ souvenirs to real rare antiques all wrapped in colorful scenery. You will see many locals in Monastyraki as well as it is popular place among young people.
The walking tour is possible to combine a sightseeing of the rest city with a car in order to cover a full day tour.
The Acropolis Hill, Temple of Parthenon, Temple of Erechtheion, Propylaea, Acropolis Museum, Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Forum, Monastyraki, Plaka.
The basic duration of the chosen tour is 4 hours but it is flexible and can be adjusted to your needs and interests. The full day tour of 8 hours is the max.
The basic meeting point is the entrance of the Acropolis Hill where our guide will be waiting you on time. The meeting point is possible to change according to your accommodation. Let us know your hotel/apartment address or flight/ship details in order to organize a new pickup point.
The starting time depends on your timetable and your interest.
Local professional licensed tourist guide. He / She is accompanying you all the time of the tour.
Entrance fees, food or drinks. Our guide will support you to receive the tickets during the walking tour of Athens.
Do you need private transportation service?
The transportation service is required by you. In case you need a transfer from your point to the meeting point, we are positive to support you with pleasure. Please provide us with your hotel/apartment address or flight/ship details.
Our company offers vehicles Mercedes sedan/minivan/minibus that can accommodate 1-20 passengers. See more information regarding the vehicles in the page FLEET.
Attention: The driver is English-speaking and expert who is able to give you all the information about the monuments. The driver cannot accompany you in the sites as in Greece it is forbidden by law.
Bring along comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sun lotion, water supplies and of course your camera and good mood!!
The cost for the tour depends on the kind of your request. In order to offer you an amazing experience let us know exactly what are you looking for. Do not hesitate to complete the below GET AN OFFER form and you will receive our offer the soonest.
ENTRANCE FEES AND SITE’S TIME
Archaeological sites & museums will be closed at the following dates:
Christmas: December 25 + 26
New Year’s Day: January 1
Greek Independence Day: March 25
Greek Easter Day (floating date, usually in April or May)
Labor Day: May 1