Athens, Greece

Athens tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of day trips and things to do in Athens. Fun family holidays, group and individual tours to Athens with an accurate description, real reviews and pictures.

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Delphi Day Trip from Athens

(1219)
Duration: 10 hours
Visit Delphi – one of the most important archeological sites in Greek history – on this full-day trip from Athens! Traveling with an expert guide, in the museum (very important notice) and at the Archaelogical site. You’ll explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town, home to the Temple of Apollo, and stroll around Delphi Archeological Museum. Learn all about Greek mythology and history while seeing fascinating monuments, and visit the pretty town of Arachova on the journey back to Athens
Private

Withlocals Your Way: Greece 100% Personalized Food Tour

(1267)
Duration: 3 hours
Whether you're looking for the best sweets in Athens, an exclusive Ouzo tasting, a tour of the best food stalls of the city, or any other food experience, your favorite local foodie has you covered! This 100% personalized food tour is here to satisfy your Greek cravings. Trust and believe, the local foodies have explored Athens discovering the city bite by bite and are ready to craft the food experience of your dreams. Already familiar with Greek food or looking for something really out of the ordinary? Feel free to get in touch with your favorite host; they know the best food hotspots. Listen to your stomach and check out the options the locals have created for you. Pick the food tour that meets your eye from the list below, and if what you're looking for is not there, don't worry! Let your local host know, and they'll personalize the tour even more. Imagine this, street food, premium products, secret eateries now accessible to you! All you have to do is pick the local of your choice, share your dietary preferences, and let them work their magic. *Please keep in mind that this experience shows a base price that will change according to your requests and the personalized offer your local foodie creates for you.
Private

Withlocals Your Way! - Athens City Tour

(1216)
Duration: 3 hours
What would you like to see while you’re in Athens? The Ancient Agora or how about the Hadrian Library? Well, we have great news: this tour of Athens is created for you and in your own way! Checkmark out of your traveling bucket list the places you always wished to visit in Athens with the help of your favorite local host. On this 100% personalized city tour, your itinerary is based on your requests and interests. From the classic landmarks that everyone talks about to neighborhood exploring and off the beaten path roads that lead to the must-sees without the crowds. The choice is yours! All you have to do is pick the local host of your choice, tell them about your wishes, and they’ll create the perfect itinerary for you. Each of the hosts on this tour has different ideas in mind. Check out their profiles and pick the one with whom you share interests, and let them create your perfect itinerary. The hosts always have a base plan in mind, and trust us; they know exactly what they are doing! *Please keep in mind that this experience shows a base price that will change according to your requests and the personalized offer your local host creates for you. All the places you choose to go to will be shown from the outside. No entrance tickets are included.

Athens: Delphi Guided Day Trip with Pickup & Optional Lunch

(1353)
Duration: 10 hours
Travel to the center of Ancient Greece on a full-day tour of Delphi. Site of the oracle, and heart of the classical Greek world, explore the hilltop ruins, the amphitheater, and Temple of Apollo.

Hydra, Poros and Egina Day Cruise from Athens with Optional VIP Upgrade

(1029)
Duration: 11 hours
Visit three gorgeous Greek Islands in one day on an island-hopping cruise from Athens! Visiting the Saronic Islands of Hydra, Poros and Egina, this independent sightseeing tour includes a delicious Greek lunch and ship transfers. Sightsee, shop, swim or join exciting excursions, like a trip to the Temple of Aphaia (own expense), on this must-do day trip from Athens. Upgrade to enjoy a VIP experience with access to a VIP area, enjoy finger food and skip the line of the buffet lunch.

City Sightseeing Athens, Piraeus & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

(939)
Duration: a day - 3 days
Discover the very best of Athens with a 24 hour or 3 day hop-on hop-off bus pass. Athens is an incredibly ancient city, and on this double-decker bus tour you'll see all of the key sights, including the Temple of Zeus, the Acropolis & Parthenon, the National Library, the Ancient Olympic Stadium, the National Gardens and much more! Learn all about ancient Greek mythology and philosophy, thanks to the informative on-board audio commentary. Hop on and off as many times as you please within the chosen time period, getting a closer look at the Athenian history on show. This sightseeing tour provides access to up to 3 bus routes depending on the ticket chosen, giving you the chance to properly immerse yourself in this city's culture!

Athens Scenic Bike Tour

(774)
Duration: 4 hours
See the sights of Athens in this fun and easy 9km journey by bike. This 3 hour tour cycles at a nice, relaxed pace on quiet streets and narrow paths We make stops at many of the must-see sights of ancient Athens including the Ancient Agora, Roman Forum and the National Gardens.
  
Gain local insight to the city and enjoy a modern view of Athens without missing the amazing ancient part.

Athens: Pre-Booked, Skip-the-Line Ticket to the Acropolis

(1193)
Duration: a few seconds
Collect your ticket from the local partner's office and explore the Acropolis at your own pace. Skip the long lines and visit one of the world's most famous ancient monuments.

Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

(979)
Duration: 2 hours
Visit the Athens Acropolis and explore the fascinating world of Ancient Greece on a 1.5-hour walking tour. Discover the UNESCO-listed archaeological site with a licensed guide. End at the summit with free time to explore on your own.

The Acropolis Museum Ticket & Access to Ancient Excavation

(985)
Duration: 2 hours
Visit the New Acropolis Museum, founded in 2009 to exhibit all major finds from the Sacred Rock and its foothills. Divided into 4 main galleries, the collections feature items formerly held in other Greek museums and returned from foreign museums.

Athens, Piraeus, and Coastline: Blue Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

(1094)
Duration: a few seconds
Discover Athens, the Port of Piraeus, and the coastline of the Athenian Riviera at your own pace with a hop-on and hop-off ticket for 4 different bus lines. See the sites of the ancient capital, relax on the beach at Agios Kosmas and much more.
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Private Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

(624)
Duration: 4 hours
Step off the beaten track and awaken your senses on a 4-hour gourmet food walking tour in Athens, taken at a time that suits your schedule. Follow a private guide through Monastiraki Square and the central city market, Varvakios Agora, to spend a half-day
Attractions: Monastiraki

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

(781)
Duration: Flexible
Combine the sights of modern Athens with sites of historical importance on a 3.5-hour morning or afternoon tour by luxury coach. With an expert guide on hand to explain all the top Athens attractions, the tour passes Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium — home of the first modern Olympic Games. Explore the Acropolis of Athens on foot, and discover famous monuments such as the Pantheon. If you’re eager to see more, book the morning tour and upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Athens Acropolis Museum.

Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

(619)
Duration: 4 hours
History & Myth meet in Athens! Discover the greatest landmarks of Athens & their surrounding myths! Enjoy a unique mythological tour, suitable for all ages, that will help you understand how Athens became the mythical city we know today.

Athens Small-Group Food Tour

(511)
Duration: 4 hours
Walk along the historic streets of Athens while indulging in traditional Greek cuisine. This tour allows you to savor a wide variety of local delicacies, ranging from the crunchy filo layered pie called 'bougatsa' to the mouthwatering fried doughnut balls drenched in honey called 'loukoumades', rusks, olives, fresh veggies and the traditional gyros.You’ll also discover Greek herbs and spices at the Varvakeios food market. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Private

Athens Favorite Food Tour: 10 Tastings

(635)
Duration: 3 hours
Get your appetite ready and join your local foodie for the most delicious tastings of Athens. Try the best local bites in a 3-hour private food tour, created just for you. Get ready to kick-off your food tour with a feast for all your senses at a typical Athenian in-and outdoor market. Stroll past the fish market that’s surrounded by the historic meat market. This is your chance to taste the best varieties of Greek olives. Check out the fruit & vegetable market across the street, and find the most colorful fruits you’ve ever seen! This market is a purely sensory and gastronomic delight. The next tasting is inside a beautiful, spacious neoclassical building with high ceilings and tables around the food counter. Choose from a mouthwatering selection of the best traditional meats and cheeses. Your local host will tell you all about its history, so feel free to ask any burning questions along the way. Follow your nose and make your way to the most fragrant street in Athens. Walk into a real local spice store and hear why Athenians don’t mind traveling to the city center to find that one unique spice. Nothing beats that special touch to a dish! Next, you’ll pass the church of Agioi Theodoroi. Admire it’s unexpected beauty, right in the middle of a typical shopping area. Make your way to the next stop, an authentic oasis bistro in busy Athens. Sip on a traditional Greek coffee or enjoy a glass of naturally-flavored Mastiqua sparkling water. Enjoy the beautiful old Parisian style interior with an authentic Greek touch. As you stroll the streets of Athens, do as the locals do and grab a typical Greek on-the-go snack called ‘Koulouri Thessalonikis.’ As you finish munching on your treat, get ready for a typical Greek olive oil tasting. Find out why olive oil is fundamental to any Greek dish. Be sure to leave room for your next stop where you’ll bite into the best souvlaki in town! We’ve saved the best for last, so get your sweet tooth ready as your host will take you for some delicious ‘Loukoumades’ Greek doughnuts. We’re sure you’ll want to come back for more. Our excellent local foodies can’t wait to show you around. Everything can be 100% personalized to your wishes and dietary preferences. Check out their profiles and pick your favorite foodie!
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Ancient Delphi: Day Trip through Greek Mythology

(610)
Duration: 10 hours
Set in beautiful mountainous surroundings, and full of historic treasures, Delphi is a Greek jewel not to be missed. Step back in time on this day trip with a local and discover this ancient site for yourself. Plus visit a picturesque village and the beautiful Parnassus Mountain at the same time. Start your day like a local by enjoying Athens’s best breakfast, Greek pies. Whether you have a sweet tooth or are in the mood for something savory, there are flavors to suit all tastes. After breakfast, it’s time to escape the city and take a scenic drive to the famous Delphi site. On our way to the archeological site we will make a refreshing stop at the picturesque town of Livadia to admire the natural springs of Herkyna river. Delphi is full of historical treasures so take your time to discover them all. From the ancient temple to historic statues there is plenty to see. Plus your local host will share stories, myths and historical facts with you as you stroll along the paths together. Once you have had your fill of ancient Greece jump back to the present at the picturesque village of Arachova. Follow your local host through cobblestone streets and discover churches with impressive frescoes. This is the perfect spot for some lunch, and your local host knows just the place to enjoy traditional Greek food. Want to explore the area’s beautiful scenery? There are some optional stops around the area depending your preferences. Take a walk in Mount Parnassus and enjoy stunning views over the surrounding countryside. This mountain features in Greek mythology. Ask your local host to tell you about the legend of the nine muses and this mountain. Or maybe visit the monastery of Osios Lucas, which is also in Unesco's heritage list. Please keep in mind that in order to fit in any of the above 2 options you probably have to replace one of the other stops in the itinerary. So what are you waiting for? Discover the must-see Delphi site and its beautiful surroundings on a day trip with a local. Want to switch up the route? All our locals are happy to personalize this tour depending on your wishes. Just let them know what you would like to see and they will customize the route just for you. Take a look at our host profiles and choose your favorite local to take you on this journey through ancient Greece.
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Athens Airport Private Arrival Transfer

(503)
Duration: an hour
Travel from Athens International Airport to your Athens city or coastal hotel/Airbnb/apartment with a private transfer. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

(489)
Duration: 4 days
Step back in time on this 4-day Classical Greece tour from Athens, seeing all the top attractions that date back to this fascinating era. With overnight accommodation included and an expert guide to accompany you, the tour highlights the country’s most intriguing archeological sites – four of which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi, and visit 11th-century monasteries perched on the rock towers of Meteora.

2-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

(518)
Duration: 2 days
Visit Ancient Delphi and Meteora, two legendary UNESCO World Heritage sites, on a 2-day tour from Athens! With an expert guide, explore the archeological site at Delphi on a walking tour and learn about Ancient Greece while seeing the Sanctuary of Apollo and more. Travel through the picturesque towns of the Thessalian plains, and stay overnight in a 3- or 4-star hotel in Kalambaka, gateway to Meteora. The following day, explore two of Meteora’s beguiling cliff-top monasteries before making the journey back to Athens.