Athens & ancient Corinth

8 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

The greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, dedicated primarily to its patron, the goddess Athena, dominates the centre of the modern city from the rocky crag known as the Acropolis. It was Perikles in the fifth century B.C., also known as Periκles Golden Age, who coordinated the construction of the site’s most important architectural...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

The greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, dedicated primarily to its patron, the goddess Athena, dominates the centre of the modern city from the rocky crag known as the Acropolis. It was Perikles in the fifth century B.C., also known as Periκles Golden Age, who coordinated the construction of the site’s most important architectural masterpieces. The Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechtheion and the temple of Athena Nike, were erected during this period under the supervision of the greatest architects, sculptors and artists of their time.The Acropolis, also called the “Sacred Rock” of Athens, is the most important site of the city and constitutes one of the most recognizable monuments of the world.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Hellenic Parliament, Parliament Mansion, Athens GR-10021 Greece

Changing of guards ceremony

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

The Temple of Olympian Zeus found in the southeast of Athens is also referred to as Olympieion. Its construction lasted several centuries, from 510 BC to 131 AD and it is one of the greatest ancient temples of Zeus as well as one of the most famous marble buildings ever erected in the ancient world. There were originally 104 gigantic Corinthian columns 16 of which remain standing today, with one of them lying on the ground.

Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

The only marble stadium in the world that hosted the first modern Olympic games of 1896.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece

The best panoramic view of Athens

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

The old neighborhood of Athens.

Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece

It had been an inspiration for almost 2500 years. The man who first had the idea was Periandros the tyrant from Corinth. He found it difficult on the way but he came up to another interesting idea . The name of it was diolkos. For those who had money and didn’t want to sail around Peloponnese peninsula. Finally after several people trying to succeed in this huge achievement, the canal was constructed in 1893.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece

An important city-state of the ancient Peloponnese and its position was important for the commerce. Having very fertile soil it was considered to be the richest city of the ancient world. Splendid buildings such as the Doric temple of Apollo (560 BC), the Isthmian Games (similar to those in Olympia), the agora, the fountain of Peirene, the Roman concert hall, the baths and so on are of great interest.

Duration: 1 hour

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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water - ! per person
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
Not Included
  • Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all the hotels in Athens

Airports

  • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece


Ports

  • Piraeus port


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.