ATHENS, THE EYE OF GREECE, MOTHER OF ARTS AND ELOQUENCE - JOHN MILTON
Get ready for a day of touring!
Meet our OUTstanding tour guide for a private walking tour of Athens and experience one of the most historical cities in the world.
The tour begins at the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier to watch the changing of the guards. Continue towards the National Gardens and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall where you will view both Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. From there you will walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionysus the Areopagite and pass by the Melina statue.
Enter the Acropolis from the South slope to avoid the crowds & visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the Sacred Hill, enjoy a breathtaking view of the city below. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis, such as the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple & the Agrippa Monument. Enjoy exploring the surrounding monuments such as the Herodes Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars & Pnyx Hills. Last stop at the Acropolis Museum - a must see!