Athens and Piraeus Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off 2-Day Bus Ticket

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Sights of Athens bus
Sights of Athens bus
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis Museum
Greek Parliament
Greek Parliament
National Archaeological museum
National Archaeological museum
Plaka area, Sights of Athens guide
Plaka area, Sights of Athens guide
Pasalimani marina, Piraeus
Pasalimani marina, Piraeus
Happy train of Piraeus
Happy train of Piraeus
Panathenaic stadium
Panathenaic stadium
Sights of Athens bus
Sights of Athens bus
Acropolis
Acropolis
Athens city center, Sights of Athens bus
Athens city center, Sights of Athens bus
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What To Expect

Tour Athens, the capital city of Greece, and Piraeus, Greece's main port and ferry hub, aboard an open-top double-decker bus and see the best sights of both cities. Specifically, visit the Acropolis Parthenon, a temple built to honor the goddess Athena Parthenos. Drop by the Arch of Hadrian and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, which used to be the largest temple in Greece during the Roman times. Admire also attractions including Pasalimani, the yachts' marina, the ancient harbor Mikrolimano, the National Library and the National Archaeological Museum, among others.

Highlights

  • Hop on a bus and set off to experience the best sites of Athens and Piraeus

  • Hop on and hop off to explore Athens and Piraeus at your own pace

  • Listen to audio commentary available in 16 languages

  • Share your experiences online with free WiFi on the buses

Specifications

Type:
Hop On Hop Off Tours in Athens
Departs From:
Athens
Meeting Point:
 
Duration:
2 days
Availability:
daily at regular intervals from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Product Code:
14372
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

For 4000 years, Athens has been the center of Greek civilization. Being the capital of modern Greece, this city is dominated by 5th-century-B.C.E. landmarks, including the Acropolis Parthenon, a temple built to honor the goddess Athena Parthenos.

Piraeus, on the other hand, is a major international maritime and shipping industry center and is considered Greece's main port and ferry hub.

This 2-day hop on hop off tour gives you the opportunity to view the best sights Athens and Piraeus have to offer.

With two lines to choose from - Orange Line and Blue Line - you get to enjoy an unforgettable sightseeing tour in the cities of Athens and Piraeus. All buses are also WiFi ready so you'll be connected on the web while seeing the magnificence of these Greek cities.

Enjoy free walking tours around the city of Athens! An escort will be accompanying guests in alleys of Athens inaccessible by bus. The first walking tour aims to explore the most traditional aspects of the city, while the second one would allow tourists to discover the urban yet artistic quarter of Athens. Both tours will be starting from key stops of the Orange Line with a duration of 1 hour each.

Orange Line

In this line, you can visit the Acropolis Parthenon, a temple built to honor the goddess Athena Parthenos. The orange line also contains attractions further downtown Athens, including the Plaka area, the old town.

Additionally, you can visit the Arch of Hadrian and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, which used to be the largest temple in Greece during the Roman times. Around the next stop, at Syntagma Square, you'll get to admire the Hellenic Parliament and walk through Hermou, the city's busiest shopping street. You can also explore the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic games was held, and visit the National Library and the National Archaeological Museum.

Wander around Monastiraki and its open flee market and walk through the picturesque neighborhood of Thission.

Blue Line

Start your journey at any of the cruise terminals in the Piraeus Harbor just two minutes away from the cruise ship. Admire attractions including Pasalimani, the yachts' marina, and Mikrolimano, the ancient harbor of Piraeus.

Visit the impressive New Acropolis Museum and walk up to the Rock of the Acropolis to admire the Parthenon.

Choose from modern recorded documentary, available in 16 languages. Our hop-on hop-off tickets give you total flexibility to further explore Piraeus and Athens sights as we pass them.

All our buses have low-floor easy access with a designated wheelchair space. Free headphones are issued on boarding. Tickets are hop-on and hop-off and valid for two days so you can explore many places of interest at your leisure.

Stops

Orange Line

Stop 1 - Syntagma Square

Stop 2 - Plaka

Stop 3 - Acropolis Museum

Stop 4 - Acropolis-Parthenon/Interchange Stop

Stop 5 - Temple of Zeus

Stop 6 - Parliament and National Garden

Stop 7 - Benaki Museum

Stop 8 - Panathenaic Stadium

Stop 9 - Parliament and National Garden

Stop 10 - National Library

Stop 11 - Archaeological Museum

Stop 12 - Omonia Square

Stop 13 - Karaiskaki Square

Stop 14 - Monastiraki/Thession

Stop 15 - Kotzia Square/City Hall

Frequency: 30 minutes from 09:00 to 20:15 (Summer), 30 minutes from 09:00 to 17:30 (Winter)

Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Blue Line

Stop 1 - Piraeus Cruises Ship Terminal A & B

Stop 2 - Piraeus Cruises Ship Terminal A & B

Stop 3 - Piraeus Lion

Stop 4 - Acropolis Museum

Stop 5 - Acropolis-Parthenon

Stop 6 - Planetarium

Frequency: 30 minutes from 8:30 to 19:30 (Summer), 45 minutes from 09:00 to 17:00 (Winter)

Duration: 1 hour

Highlights of Tour Stops

  • Temple of Zeus

  • Greek Parliament

  • Changes of Guards

  • Plaka

  • Acropolis/Parthenon

  • Acropolis Museum

  • Archaeological Museum

  • Monastiraki Square

  • Panathinaiko Stadium

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Available Languages

Audio guide in French, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, American English, British English, Hebrew, Italian, Swedish, Spanish, Turkish, Greek and Finnish

Includes

  • 2-Day hop on hop off bus ticket

  • Audio guide in 16 languages

  • Free WiFi on board

  • Free walking tour around the city of Athens*

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Entrance fees

Please Note

  • Family packages are for 2 adults and 3 children.

  • Children 5 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • Schedules are subject to change.

  • Tickets are valid for 2 days.

Ticket Validity

  • A 2-day ticket is valid from the day of redemption until the following day.

  • *No entrance in archaeological monuments or professional guiding commentary is provided.

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% cancellation fee. Non-refundable.

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