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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

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, 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.

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

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.

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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.

Delphi Guided Day Trip from Athens

Duration: 10 hours
Take a trip to the center of the Ancient Greek universe on a full-day tour of Delphi. Site of the oracle, and heart of the classical Greek world, explore the hilltop museum and ruins, famous for its amphitheater, and Temple of Apollo.

Acropolis Ticket: Pickup Point 450m from South Entrance

Duration: a day
Collect your ticket from the local supplier's office, around 250m from metro station "Acropolis", (close to the south entrance) and explore the Acropolis at your own pace. Skip the long lines and visit one of the world's most famous ancient monuments.
Private

Athens Airport Private Arrival Transfer

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.

2-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

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.

Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

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.
Attractions: Acropolis

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

Duration: a day - 2 days
Discover Athens, the Port of Piraeus and the beaches 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.

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

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.

The Acropolis Museum Ticket & Access to Ancient Excavation

Duration: 2 hours - a day
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.

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

Duration: 4 hours
Take your own postcard-perfect snaps of Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon on a scenic afternoon trip from Athens. Cape Sounion is only 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Athens, making it the perfect lazy afternoon destination.

Athens Small-Group Food Tour

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 Airport Private Departure Transfer

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

Alternative Athens: Food Tour By Night

Duration: 3 hours
Discover a different side of Athens and try some delicious Greek cuisine on this off the beaten track food tour. Join your local food expert in one of the liveliest and untouristy areas of Athens. Find hidden views of the Acropolis, beautiful architecture, and of course, enjoy a tasty selection of Greek bites handpicked by your local foodie. Taste sweet and savory Greek flavors while you explore one of Athens’s alternative neighborhoods. Try a Greek favorite, phyllo pies, made with a filling of your choice. These pies are traditionally enjoyed on Sundays as part of a family lunch. You can be sure that every Greek grandmother has her own special recipe. Explore the local area with your foodie host. Enjoy hidden views of the Acropolis and stroll through a street known locally as the most beautiful in the city. Check out the colorful houses filled with flowers, and spot architectural gems. Ready for our next tasting? Follow your local host to a local Pantopoleion (grocery store) and meet the owner. Take a seat and enjoy several yummy tastings such as olives, cheese, local sauces, and Greek yogurt. Be sure to save some room because our next tasting is Athens’s most infamous street food. To end the tour stroll through the streets to a lively area filled with bars and restaurants. This is where the locals like to relax and unwind. Visit a traditional wine bar, check out the impressive wine selection and enjoy a tasty glass. This tour can be 100% personalized based on your diet, allergies, tastebuds, and wishes. Just let your local host know and they will be happy to customize the route just for you. Check out our host videos and choose your favorite foodie for this delicious culinary experience.

Acropolis: Pre-booked Ticket with Audio Tour on Your Phone

Duration: a day
Skip the ticket line and enter the Acropolis Hill with a pre-booked entry ticket which will be sent to you by email. Download a fascinating self-guided digital audio tour on your smartphone and listen to a great story of the Acropolis at your own pace.

Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip from Athens

Duration: 10 hours
Explore the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and visit the small village of Epidaurus famous in ancient times for being a place of healing.

3-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi

Duration: 3 days
Visit the three most important archaeological sites from the Classical Greece period on this 3-day tour of Greece from Athens! Traveling with a professional licensed guide, passionate about Greek history, your tour includes excursions to Epidaurus, Olympia and Delphi, with overnight accommodation in your choice of 3- or 4-star hotels. See UNESCO World Heritage-listed monuments.

Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

Duration: 4 hours
One for all you history buffs! Discover Athens' ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with an expert local guide! Venture inside the ancient Acropolis of Athens — a UNESCO World Heritage site — and discover just how this ancient monument towers above the city below. You'll also see such sites as the Greek Parliament House and Syntagma Square in the heart of central Athens. All entrance fees are at your own expense.
Attractions: Acropolis

Athens: Acropolis Small-Group Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Duration: 2 hours
Skip the ticket lines to the Acropolis and see the most famous monuments of Athens. Discover the birthplace of Western civilization and hear fascinating myths of ancient Greece from a licensed guide. Later take extra time to explore the hill on your own.