The Best of Athens in a Day Private Tour

The Best of Athens in a Day Private Tour

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Location: Athens city

Duration: 5h (Half-Day tour), 8h (Full-Day tour)

No. of participants: 1-7 persons (for more than 7 please contact us)

Suitable for: 6+ years old

Language: English

Suggested time to start: 7:45 - 8:00 am

Cost for the Half-Day tour: 170€ (1 to 3 persons), 220€ (4 to 7 persons)

Cost for the Full-Day tour: 240€ (1 to 3 persons), 290€ (4 to 7 persons)



This is the ideal way to explore Athens whether you are on a cruise, have a short layover or you want to see the best of the city in just a few hours. We provide you with a private transfer and a professional English-speaking driver who will take you to the most important sites of Athens during your short stay in the city. Using a private transfer is a hassle-free way of exploring a new destination. Manage your time efficiently as you enjoy a care-free experience around the center of Athens where the best archaeological sites and landmarks of Greece are located.

This tour is ideal for newcomers and also for people who will stay in Athens for a very limited time and want to see as much of the city as possible. The option of a Full-Day tour (8h) is also available for those who have more spare time and prefer to go sightseeing in a more relaxed pace or/and want to combine the whole experience with a lunch.


  • Visit the only stadium in the world made entirely from marble.

  • See the remains of the greatest temple in the ancient world.

  • Visit the Greek parliament with the iconic presidential guards.

  • Enjoy a bird-eye view from the hill of Lycabettus.

  • Visit the legendary Acropolis.

  • Feel the pulse of the city as you drop off at Dionysiou Aeropagitou street, next to Acropolis.

  • See the most distinctive buildings inspired by the Ancient Greek architecture.

  • Check out Plaka, the most beautiful neighborhood of Athens.

  • Visit the New Acropolis Museum and the Ancient Agora (in the full-day version only)

  • Take a break for lunch (in the full-day version only)

What's included

  1.  Hotel/Airport/Piraeus port pick-up & private transfer with taxi or van (upon availability) around the highlights of Athens.

  2. Professional English-speaking driver. Please note that the driver is not a licensed tour guide*.

  3. Fuel costs, tolls, vehicle insurance and parking fees.

What’s not included

  1. Entrance fees of Archaeological Sites (The Acropolis Archaeological site: 20€ per adult), gratuities, lunch costs, other client personal expenses.

  2. Licensed Tour Guide.

  3. Anything not mentioned in the “What’s included” section.

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In order to confirm the booking, we ask for a 50€/60€ deposit for the HD tour and 60€/70€ for the FD tour (depending on the number of participants). The balance will be paid in cash during the day of the tour. Within 24 hours from your booking request, you are going to receive a PayPal link where you can pay the deposit and proceed to the confirmation.

Good to know

*The Driver is not permitted by law to enter the Archaeological Sites/Museums with the clients. Only Licensed Tour Guides are allowed to do so. If you wish such an additional service, we can book a Licensed Tour Guide (upon availability) for you in advance with an extra cost of €160 for a Half-Day Tour or €200 for a Full-Day Tour. The amount should be paid to the driver in cash.

Note that if you choose to hire a licensed tour guide, this person will be added to the total number of passengers and this might affect the type of vehicle used and subsequently the price of the service.

The sequence of the sites mentioned in the itineraries may be subject to change, due to reasons beyond our control.

No smoking, eating, or drinking from open containers is permitted inside the vehicles.

Cancellation policy

  • less than 72 hours before the tour: no refund

  • between 7 days and 72 hours before the tour: 50% refund

  • >7 days before the tour: full refund