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 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. Continue in a local restaurant for lunch.After lunch 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, youhave time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
International / Domestic Airfare.
Meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program.
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers.
Travel and medical insurance.
Entrance Fees to Archeological sites & museums.