• Tour code: 12242P20
  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Walk in the footsteps of ancient Greek philosophers, politicians and artists on this private, half-day tour through the historic heart of Athens. Learn the stories behind highlights like the Plaka, Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Gardens and Syntagma Square from a knowledgeable guide, and discover some tucked-away treasures that many visitors miss.

Highlights

  • Private, half-day walking tour of historic Athens
  • Learn the myths and mysteries behind the city's iconic attractions
  • Explore ancient and architectural highlights like the National Gardens, Plaka, Monastiraki district and more
  • Get local tips on the the best places to shop, dine and explore while in Athens
  • Flexibility to customize the itinerary to your own preferences
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Half-Day Walking Tour of Athens Historic Center

Monastiraki Square

Make the most of your time in Athens with a personalized, 4-hour tour of the city's historic highlights. Choose from a morning or evening tour, then meet your guide at convenient starting point in Syntagma Square. Begin by watching the iconic changing of the guard ceremony at the House of Greek Parliament, and continue on towards the National Gardens, home of the neoclassical Zappeion Hall. From here, you can can take in impressive views of the ruins of Hadrian’s Arch and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Stroll through the Dionyssiou Areopagitou walkway, and rest your feet with a snack or coffee break in the shadow of the Acropolis. Admire the colorful houses of the nearby Anafiotika neighborhood, and then walk through the bustling markets of the Monastiraki. Stop for some of the city’s best gelato before exploring the cobblestone streets and Byzantine architecture of the Plaka, Athens’ oldest neighborhood.

Throughout the tour, ask all the questions you like to gain insight into the city’s unique heritage and modern culture. Say farewell to your guide back near the starting point in Syntagma Square.

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