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2 day Athens City Break

Our private exclusive trips are fully customizable and can start on any date. (April – October 2021)

Join this interesting two-day tour and get closer to Greece’s beautiful history and mythology, while exploring the beautiful city of Athens. Visit the imposing Acropolis and the charming Temple of Poseidon, admire stunning landscapes, and indulge in the mouthwatering Greek food. Enjoy this short, but memorable cultural tour and see the best of Athens. You also have the option to customize the tour according to your preference and add addition pre or post night in Athens.

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Departure point: Athens
  • End point: Athens
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Travellers: 2 to 3
  • Our support: 24/7

Highlights

  • Acropolis: Visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens and let the fascinating ruins amaze your eyes.
  • Acropolis Museum: Recognized as one of the top museums in the world, you’ll find yourself up close to the impressive marble masterpieces found on the Acropolis including dramatic sculptures and friezes that brilliantly define the Classical period of ancient Greece.
  • Temple of Poseidon: From here you will have one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world.

Inclusions

  • 1 night accommodation in selected hotel category
  • 1 Breakfast
  • Operated with English-speaking local guide during the Cape Sounio tour on day 1 and Athens sightseeing tour on day 2
  • Air-conditioned shared transportation for the half day Cape Sounio tour on day 1 and the half day Athens sightseeing tour on day 2
  • Inbound/Outbound air conditioned transfers from/to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (Athens International airport) or from/to Piraeus port
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: the Acropolis, the Acroplis Museum and Cape Sounio
  • Meet & Greet on arrival
  • International flights & Visa expenses
  • Tips for guides and drivers (not mandatory in Greece)
  • All optional excursions, meals, dinners, etc
  • Stayover tax in the hotels

Covid-19 Measures

  • 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
Itinerary

Day 1Arrive in Athens and visit Cape Sounio

Athens Airport – Athens – Cape Sounio

On your arrival at Athens airport (or Piraeus port) a representative will greet you and transfer you to the selected hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Athens has an array of amazing hotels, and this package has the cream of the crop. In the afternoon, depart approx time 2PM for the Cape Sounio tour (exact time announced upon arrival); drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounio, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounio, before returning to your hotel. And if you want to explore the city by night, you have the chance to enjoy an optional night out in Athens. 

Day 2Visit Ancient Parthenon and Acropolis Museum - Depart from Athens

Parthenon – Acropolis Museum

After breakfast and check out, (you can leave your luggage at the reception) your tour begins, and you can explore the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896. Continue strolling and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence-the ex Royal Palace, guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, see the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis, visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts an order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Afterwards, admire the wonders of the classical era at  The New Acropolis Museum. In the afternoon transfer to Athens airport (or Piraeus port) to continue with your travelling arrangements.  Approx. arrival time at the airport approx 5 PM. Book your travel arrangements accordingly, or book an additional night in Athens (not included).  

Meals: Breakfast

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FAQ

How will I recognize our tour escort?

Your tour escort shall hold Destination Services Greece signage at the pick up point.

What is the distance to the destination and how long does it take to get there?

The distance between Athens & Cape Sounio is 60km and lasts approximately 1 hour.

What do I need to bring with me on the tour?

Bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and comfortable clothes during summer months & warm clothes and waterproof jacket during winter months. Have your ticket (electronic or printed) with you & your ID/PASSPORT (or copy).

Are there any special conditions I should be aware of?

  • Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed
  • Day 1: Recommended morning arrival in Athens as afternoon Cape Sounio tour starts approx at 2PM. Exact meeting time announced upon arrival. 
  • Day 2: Late drop off at the airport. Estimated arrival time at the airport is 4PM, so please book the departing flight accordingly (or book additional night in Athens)
  • Optional tour on Day 1: Night out in Athens: includes transport, dinner in a typical Greek tavern with live music and Greek Folk Dances. 
  • Local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.