Is your cruise ship visiting the port of Piraeus, near Athens? Join us for a tour that will take you to the most important sights of Athens and have a chance to see why this city is, just like in antiquity, the most important city of Greece.
This tour offers transportation from Piraeus port to Athens and back. You will be escorted the whole time by a professional tour guide that will provide an onboard guiding service by explaining as you are viewing sights and monuments in Piraeus and Athens.
In Piraeus you will pass by the picturesque ports of Microlimano and Kastella. Also you will be able to see the stadium of Peace and Friendship.
In Athens, after a 30 min. trip from Piraeus, The Hadrian Arch of Triumph, The marble Panathenian Olympic Stadium, where you will be given time to take photos, The Temple of Zeus, The Tomb of the unknown Soldier and The former Royal Palace which is now The Greek House of Parliament. You will also see The Athenian Trilogy, on Panepistimiou str. which is consisted by The University of Athens, The Academy of Athens and The National Library.
From there your guide will lead you to The new Acropolis Museum where you can walk on a glass surface viewing The ancient city of Athens under your feet. Besides the museum exhibits on the top floor you will be able to take a good look at The Parthenon through the glass walls of the museum. For those who do not wish to climb all the way up to The Acropolis this is the next best way to admire this superb monument which is recognized as the culmination of Greek Architecture. Possibility to visit Acropolis Hill, as well! At the designated time and place your guide will be waiting to take you to the bus and to escort you back to Piraeus port.