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Private shore excursions from Piraeus

 

Below you can find a selection of private shore excursion from Pireaus to Athens or nearby signifigant sites and places of interest. These proposals are just for indication. Are your interested for arceological sites, museum, special interest tour, walking tour in the unspoiled old Athens, or just shopping. We can adjust the program based to your needs and interests. Feel free to contact us and we will satisfy your wishes.  We will create for you special one day trip or half day tour based on your needs.

 

1.  Athens Sightseeing (4 hours)

 

Depart for PANATHINAIKOS STADIUM cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall).Proceed to Temple of Olympian Zeus(visit).Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schlieman’s House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion).

 

 2. Ancient Corinth and Acropolis of Athens visit (8 hours)

 

Depart for PANATHINAIKOS STADIUM cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall).Proceed to Temple of Olympian Zeus(visit).Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schlieman’s House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion).

Continue by driving along the coastal road, we reach Corinth canal (short stop). Drive to the Ancient Corinth where St. Paul lived and preached.  Ancient Corinth was one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. We will visit the Agora and One of the most outstanding monuments of pre –Roman period, the temple of Apollo.

 

3. Athens sightseeing and Cape Sounio (8hrs)

 

Depart for PANATHINAIKOS STADIUM cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall).Proceed to Temple of Olympian Zeus(visit).Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schlieman’s House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion)

 

Continue by driving along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to CAPE SOUNION where you will visit the 5th century B.C. TEMPLE of POSEIDON with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world.The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.

 

4. Athens half day city tour and Acropolis museum (5 - 6 hours)

 

From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.


Depart for PANATHINAIKOS STADIUM cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime’s Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall). Precede passing by Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schlieman’s House (Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).


Continue with a pleasant short walk* passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the new ACROPOLIS museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.

 

   

Operates between

1/4/2011 - 31/10/2011

 

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