Weekend Discovery of Athens
Arrive at the airport and be transferred to your hotel located at the foot of the Acropolis Hill and the new Acropolis Museum. Overnight in Athens.
Breakfast at the hotel. Go on a guided tour of Athens at 08:45. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, see the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
In the Acropolis visit 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. Visit and admire the wonders of the classical era in the New Acropolis Museum.
Return to your hotel at 13:30. Free time.
At approximately 19:30 your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city center. At the slope of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and photograph the illuminated Acropolis. Next you will visit the Museum and discover the divine origin of Ancient Greek musical instruments and enjoy traveling in the hidden paradise of Ancient Greek music history and sounds. Explore the greatest and only collection around of more than 60 reconstructed Ancient Greek musical instruments. A pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner and a floor show with live music and Greek folk dances in traditional costumes. Return to your hotel at midnight. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Then you'll be taken to the airport.
- Accommodation for 2 nights (with breakfast)
- 2 tours (on Day 2)
- Meals and drinks not in description
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
- Personal expenses
- The New Acropolis Museum is closed on Mondays.
- Due to restrictions in the visiting hours of the New Acropolis Museum, the order of the program of Day 2 may be changed.
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