Half Day with Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe 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 (short stop).
Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, 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 order in the mind”, the Parthenon.
Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum.
N.B. 1) Due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed.
N.B. 2) Clients staying at the coast will be transferred back to their hotels with the Cape Sounion Tour bus.
Price: 78,00 € per person
Dep. 08.45 – Ret. 13.30
In the afternoon
Drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, 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 Sounion.
Price: 49,00 € per person
Dep. 15.00 – Ret. 19.00
Leave by the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf to the Corinth Canal, which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea, (short stop).
Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city “rich in gold” of the ancient poets.
Visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs e.t.c.
Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop), leave for Epidauros, to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for its astonishing acoustics.
Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidauros with Corinth. Lunch in Mycenae.
N.B. Clients staying at the coast will depart for their hotels from G.O.TOURS terminal, around 19.30 hrs.
Including lunch 113,00 € per person
Without lunch 100,00 € per person
Every Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday & Saturday
Dep. 08.45 – Ret. 19.00
Delphi – Meteora Monasteries
1st day: Leave for Delphi via Thebes, Levadia and the picturesque village of Arachova, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, arrive in Delphi and visit the Archaeological Site. After the visit depart for Kalambaka, passing through picturesque villages and towns of Central Greece. Dinner and overnight.
2nd day: Visit Meteora and enjoy a unique and most impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, standing between earth and sky atop huge rocks. Return to Athens via Trikala, Lamia, Thermopylae (short stop to see across the road the Leonida’s Monument), arrive in Athens early in the evening.
N.B. Visit the Museum in Delphi is not included. Please ladies for the visit of the Monastery you need a skirt and the gentlemen long trousers. Clients staying at the coast will depart for their hotels, from G.O.TOURS terminal around 19.30 hrs.
Half board First class 210,00 € per person
Half board tourist class 180,00 € per person
Supplement for Single First class 35,00 €
Supplement for Single Tourist class 29,00 €
From April to October 2016
Every Monday until 24/10
Every Wednesday until 26/10
Every Thursday until 27/10
Dep. 08.45 – Ret. 19.00 (2nd day)