Trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day in this hop on and hop off tour. Seeing the juxtaposition of ancient history and modern life is a very rare experience not to be missed.
This open top double deck bus tour of Athens encompasses central Athens, commencing at Syntagma Square. Tracing the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day and passing a plethora of various shopping opportunities that are along the route. You can easily visit the many things to do including world famous museums, with spectacular views of ancient temples, the Acropolis and Parthenon. Athens represents the juxtaposition of ancient history and modern life which is a very rare experience and one not to be missed.
With your bus ticket, you can also get on the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Shuttle for free! Just present your ticket at the McArthurGlen shuttle stop at Syntagma Square and enjoy a free ride on a top VIP limo minibus.
Stop 1 - Syntagma Square
Stop 2 - Melina Merkouri, Plaka
Stop 3 - New Acropolis Museum*
Stop 4 - Acropolis and Parthenon*
Stop 5 - Temple of Zeus
Stop 6 - National Gardens
Stop 7 - Benaki Museum
Stop 8 - Panathenaic Stadium
Stop 9 - National Gardens
Stop 10 - National Library
Stop 11 - National Archaeological Museum*
Stop 12 - Omonoia Square*
Stop 13 - Karaiskaki Square*
Stop 14 - Thession Station*
Stop 15 - Kotzia Square
Loop duration: 90 minutes
Frequency: 30 minutes
Pre-recorded Greek, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian-Portugese, Chinese Mandarin, Portugese, Turkish
All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.
A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.
The same principle applies for a 2-day/ 48-hour (or more) ticket.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
Location and direction
Here are the stops the Sightseeing Bus will stop at along its 90min route. Please consult the pdf below for a map showing all these stops:
Red Route - City Tour:
Stop 1 - (Syntagma Sq.)
Stop 2 - (Melina Merkouri, Plaka)
Stop 3 - New Acropolis Museum
Stop 4 - Acropolis & Parthenon
Stop 5 - Temple of Zeus
Stop 6 - (National Gardens)
Stop 7 - (Benaki Museum)
Stop 8 - (Panathenaic Stadium)
Stop 9 - (National Gardens)
Stop 10 - (National Library)
Stop 11 - (National Archaeological Museum)
Stop 12 - (Omonoia Square)
Stop 13 - (Karaiskaki Square)
Stop 14 - (Thession Station)
Stop 15 - (Kotzia Square)
Athens Route Map.pdf
Price & Options
Full mobility facilities - drop down ramps for collapsible / electric wheelchairs on all tour buses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.