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Detailed Itinerary

Morning guided visit of Acropolis, the new Museum for Acropolis and sightseeing tour of the Greek Parliament building, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian's Arc, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, Zappeion Gardens, The Royal Palace, the Stadium, the Academy etc.

From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive tour.
Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.

Depart for Panathinaikos Stadium cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop).
Pass by the Prime's Minister's residence, Ex Royal Palace (guarded by colourful Evzones), Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall).
Proceed passing by Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus.
Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schlieman's House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church and finally Acropolis (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).
Continue with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theaters, in order to visit the new Acropolis Museum.
Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids and of course the Parthenon Hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

After a morning full of images continue in a local restaurant under the slopes of Acropolis for lunch.

After lunch depart for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to Cape Sounion.
Cape Sounion is only 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Athens, making it the perfect lazy afternoon destination.
The Cape's Temple of Poseidon is perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea.
The view across the Aegean is magnificent with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world.

Extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day.
The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 B.C. and many of its original Doric columns are still standing.
One of the columns has a graffiti left by nine other than Lord Byron in the early 1800s.
The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.

Inclusions

- Tour by DLX A/C motor coach
- Tour by Licensed English Speaking Guide
- Entrance Fees
- Lunch

Exclusions

Dinner
Tips
Drinks
Personal expenses

Notes

Operating Daily

Public bank holidays:
18 April: Saturday Resurrection Day: No tour will operate
19 April: Easter Sunday: No tour will operate
1 May: No tour will operate

Trip Highlights

Visit the center of Athens, the Acropolis Museum, the Cape Sounion and Kea - Departs daily

Departure Period

01 Apr, 2020 to 31 Oct, 2020
AUD 235 P P twin share
AUD 235 P P single

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