27 Nov Piraeus Port / Shore Excursion: Athens City Tour with Acropolis Hill & Museum
From/To: Piraeus Port
Duration: 4 ½ – 5 hours
Welcome to Greece, the land chosen by the gods ! Athens, its enchanting capital, is the city with the most glorious history in the world, worshipped by gods and people.
Athens has always been a cradle for civilization. It is the city where democracy was born, and famous wise men of the ancient times. The most important civilization of the ancient world, flourished in here and relives through some of the world’s most formidable edifices.
Drive to the Panathinaikon Stadium, where the first, modern Olympics were held in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence (Ex Royal Palace), the National Gardens, the House of Parliament and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the Evzones with the traditional Greek uniform.
Continue, by the Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Schlieman’s House (Numismatic Museum), the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Old Parliament, the Constitution Squar and the Russian Orthodox Church.
Further, visit the Acropolis hill of Athens, to admire the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and, finally «the harmony between material and spirit», the monument that «puts order in the mind», the Parthenon!
Dedicated to goddess Athena, the Parthenon is one of the greatest architectural wonders of the world, demonstrating the advanced state of ancient Greek culture. As you descend from the Acropolis Hill, visit the New Museum of Acropolis, among the most important worldwide, hosting antiquities from the Golden Age of Athens. After a full morning return to Piraeus port to embark your cruise ship.
|## Prices per person for:
01 pax: 450.00 €
02 pax: 241.00 €
03 pax: 218.00 €
04 pax: 173.00 €
05 pax: 145.00 €
06 pax: 126.00 €
07 pax: 123.00 €
08 pax: 112.00 €
## Prices include:
-Private, modern A/C taxi (up to 02 persons), minivan (up to 06 persons) or minibus.
-Professional, experienced driver.
-Professional, experienced English speaking guide.