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  • Athens: Morning Bike Tour

    1. Athens: Morning Bike Tour

    Cycle the historic center of Athens on a 9-kilometer bike tour, and see archaeological and architectural highlights of the city such as the Panathenaic Stadium, Presidential Mansion, indoor exhibition center of the Zappeion Hall, and Roman Agora. Discover the city’s green spaces, such as the National Gardens, and explore historic neighborhoods such as Plaka at the footsteps of the Acropolis. Go to the ancient burial site of Kerameikos Cemetery. Admire the dome of the National Observatory of Athens, and enter the traditional neighborhood of Thission. Although you will not enter any of the archaeological sights, you will stop for approximately 5-8 minutes at each one while your tour leader provides valuable information and tells interesting stories. Get off your bike for a short walking tour of an areas that bikes can’t access, but leads you to an amazing view far off the tourist path.  ...

    Julio was amazing. He had a great energy, answered everyone’s questions and gave insights on where to go and what to see in Athens.

  • Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

    2. Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

    Meet your guide early in the morning and start your tour of the Acropolis before the heat of the day sets in. Admire the Theatre of Dionysus on the south slope of the Acropolis as you make your way up the hill to view the ancient structures located there. Tour the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Pedestal of Agrippa as your guide shares the fascinating history of this ancient site. Next, head downhill in the direction of Plaka, admiring views of the Ancient Agora and the National Observatory of Athens as you walk. Explore the cobblestone streets of Plaka with your guide as you discover secrets unknown even to the locals. Enjoy the tranquility of this village within a city as you explore the many narrow passages and discover hidden gems. See the Bathhouse of the Winds, the Roman Forum, the Fethiye Mosque Museum, and Hadrian's Library as you ...

    Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. We had an amazing tour of the Acropolis despite the heat. The only complaint was that hearing devices did not work very well, but it was a small group, so we were able to be close enough to to hear.

  • Athens Classic Tour on an Electric Bicycle

    3. Athens Classic Tour on an Electric Bicycle

    Let’s Roll into the Old Town Meet at the shop and your friendly guide will help you get familiar with the equipment and the use of e-bikes. All guides are locals and committed to helping you discover the magic of Athens city. End the anticipation as you start cycling towards the unique place of Acropolis. This area hosts World Heritage sights. The Ancient Markets Once again, cycle among very old areas and admire the remains of a great civilization. The Roman Forum and the Ancient Agora dominate this part of the trip. Keramikos An area full of antiquities and part of the old city's western limits. It is an entrance point to some popular neighborhoods of Athens and also leads the way from the center to Piraeus. Monastiraki Arrive at the most popular location for all Athens visitors. From here, discover the city and the entrance to the oldest part of Athens. Plaka The heart and the most...

    Perfect organised and bikes well maintained. Easy and nice way to have a glimpse of the hot spots.

  • Athens: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour

    4. Athens: Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour

    Join a small group at the Acropolis metro station for a more interactive and personal experience. Get to know your local guide who has a professional licence as she goes over the day's itinerary. Start your walk right away to discover Acropolis which the most popular monument in Athens. Located in the center of Athens, Acropolis is on an elevation. It is next to the Plaka neighborhood which is just south of the Agora.  The Acropolis is easily the most popular monument in Athens so you get a very detailed tour including the Erechtheion, the temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaia and of course the Parthenon. Look at how the rock of the Acropolis itself serves as a reference point for the modern development of Athens. Enjoy the Acropolis and its complimentary sites over wonderful views over Athens. See the Acropolis Museum to compliment the tour. Your guide organizes timing of the museum eit...

    our guide was Anastasia , she was amazing , couldn't ask for a better guide, she was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions, super friendly and accomedating , will highly recommend her !

  • Athens: Private Evening Sightseeing Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

    5. Athens: Private Evening Sightseeing Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

    Enjoy pickup from your hotel or meet your driver at a centrally located meeting point. Hop inside your charming electric tuk-tuk, which is the perfect size to navigate the city’s narrow roads, then set out on an evening of exploration. Start with a tour of the Athens’ most emblematic buildings and monuments including the Greek Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy of Athens, and Agios Dionysios Areopagitis Church. Continue the tour onto Mount Lycabettus and admire unforgettable views across the city and the Acropolis. Drive through the neighborhood of Kolonaki next, then pass by the Ancient Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus, and Hadrian’s Arch. The tuk-tuk then winds its way through the narrow streets of the Plaka neighborhood, before heading to the Romain Agora and Hadrian’s Library. Pass by Thiseio to marvel at sprawling views of the Parthenon, then visit the are...

    Carlos was ontime & very personable. He wanted to know my interest and customized the tour around that. This tour is one of Athens best kept secrets. Excellent tour.

  • Athens and Piraeus Private Tour For Groups

    6. Athens and Piraeus Private Tour For Groups

    Discover both ancient and modern Athens on this tour. First, you will head to the Acropolis, which - along with its Parthenon - is the most important ancient site in the Western world. You need around one hour to visit the Acropolis and Parthenon (in high season calculate an hour and a half). After this, you will take a panoramic tour around all of Athens' most important monuments. You will have the opportunity to visit, stop, and take pictures at: the Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, National Library, the Greek Parliament with the changing of the guards, and Ancient Agora/Roman Agora. You can also choose to stop for shopping, souvenirs, or a walk in famous areas like the Plaka old city area, the Monastiraki area, Ermou street shopping center, or Varvakeios central food market. Next, you will drive 10km south from the center of Athens to the port city of Piraeus. This is the bigges...

    Jorge made certain everyone was accommodated and comfortable. Jorge knew his stuff and how to handle Athens traffic. He picked us up on time and we finished on time. He was ver clever in parking when needed. His advice and suggestions all on target. This man is extraordinary in his job. He obviously loves his job and I can not think of a finer ambassador for your company and country

  • From Cruise Port: The Acropolis & Athens Highlights Tour

    7. From Cruise Port: The Acropolis & Athens Highlights Tour

    Whether it's your first time to Athens and the Acropolis or one of many, this ingenious structure will never cease to take your breath away. But Athens is not just the Acropolis, it is a thriving modern metropolis with much to explore. Start the day at the Syntagma metro station, where you will enjoy a brief visit to the metro Museum and its fascinating archaeological artifacts from daily life in ancient Athens that came to light during the construction of the metro. Continue on to the National Gardens and pass the neoclassical architectural design of Zappeion Hall. From this vantage point, you can see the remaining colossal columns of the Temple of Zeus, as well as Hadrian’s Arch. The tour then continues to the Acropolis, entering from the southern slope to avoid the crowds, and the great Dionysus Theatre, the most significant theatre of its kind in Europe. Ascend the Sacred Hill of t...

    This experience was amazing! The communication was good across the board. We were directed via phone call to our driver from the port so there was no confusion at all. The driver (we called him 'G') was funny and warm, he was talking to us about the history of Athens and about himself and made us feel like family. He not only dropped us off but walked us to the tour starting point. The tour guide was amazing she knew so much of the Greek history and mythology it was a very in depth and insightful tour. She constantly stopped to talk about the history (we didn't feel rushed) and made sure we were all okay and having fun. We saw so many amazing sites and learned the background behind them. We finished our tour and called the driver who earlier gave us his number and he came straight away to pick us up. We made it back to the ship in good time. Overall we had an amazing experience and would definitely recommend to anyone!

  • Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion

    8. Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion

    From one awe-inspiring site to the next is how your day starts, unfolds and just keeps going! From pick-up at your hotel, you will head to the entrance to the Acropolis, passing by the Roman theater of Herodion, still hosting modern performances. Ascending the ancient stone steps, you will reach the pinnacle of Greek antiquity, the Parthenon and Erechtheion, with plenty of time to take photos, and contemplate this amazing site, learning about its turbulent history and the mythological struggles of the gods over the name of the city, before descending through the olive trees towards the Roman Agora, for an insight into the important Roman period of the city. Continue towards Hadrian's library and the vibrant Monistaraki Square and explore the famous ‘Plaka’ market with its bustle and colour, and.  Find the near complete ancient Temple of Hephaestus, and the extensive site of the ancient ...

  • Athens: Full-Day Private Tour

    9. Athens: Full-Day Private Tour

    Your private tour will start with the Acropolis, a complex of buildings that includes the Parthenon (main temple), the best example of classic architecture from the 5th-century BC, Erectheion (the temple with 6 female figurers, Caryatides), the Temple of Athena Nike (Wingless Godess), Propylaia (the monumental Gate), Odeon of Herodus Atticus, Dionysus theater and finally, the Mars Hill or Areios Pagos (the first ancient court and the place that St. Paul preached Christianity for the first time in Athens). The next stop will be the Temple Of the Olympian Zeus (the largest temple in Hellenic and Roman times), the Panathenian Stadium (the stadium of the first Olympic Games in 1896), the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier and the Changing of the Guards (Euzones) in front of the Greek Parliament, opposite the Syntagma or Constitutional Square. After that, you will see the Trilogy of Athens (the...

  • Athens Highlights: Myths & Philosophers Private Walking Tour

    10. Athens Highlights: Myths & Philosophers Private Walking Tour

    After meeting with your local guide outside Panepistimio Metro Station, begin your journey with the famous Trilogy of Athens, a work of the great architect, Theofilus Hansen. Admire stunning statues from famous 19th-century sculptors. While marveling at these miracles of architecture, take the opportunity to talk about two of the most famous philosophers of antiquity, Socrates and Plato. Discuss the god Apollo and goddess Athena, two gods totally different from one another but sharing many more commonalities than one may think. Afterwards, head to the Greek Parliament and the National Gardens to discover the live of Epicurus and his philosophical school, known as the Garden. Walk down the most commercial street in Athens, Ermou Street, named after the god and merchant, Hermes. Take a chance to admire an 11th-century temple known as Kapnikarea and hear about Aristotle and his Lyceum phil...

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What people are saying about Ancient Agora of Athens

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 20 reviews

This tour was one of the best we have ever been on, and Kostas, our tour guide, was an important reason why - he was very attenitive to every participant and spoke excellent english. Athens are quite big, so doing a tour with bycicles turned out to be an excellent choice. We did another tour - with a supposedly “premium” company - which we were not nearly as pleased with.

A great way to get to know Athens on the first day. Dimos was an excellent, super friendly, and knowledgable tour guide. I strongly recommend taking this tour for your first activity in Athens.

Anastasia our guide was kind, friendly and Amazing. explained a lot of history and all the acropolis and this tour was a great experience for a first Timer in Athens 5 stars

Julio was amazing. He had a great energy, answered everyone’s questions and gave insights on where to go and what to see in Athens.

Perfect organised and bikes well maintained. Easy and nice way to have a glimpse of the hot spots.