Athens, a city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshiped gods, magical city where democracy was born and the birthplace of famous philosophers. Who has not heard of the Acropolis in Athens? Structure, causing a feeling of admiration of millions of people who come here from all over the world to look at the most famous archaeological site in Europe.
Since the Neolithic era, the area of Athens has been continuously inhabited, and during the 5th century, when Athens reached the peak of its prosperity, moral values and civilization went beyond the city walls and around the Acropolis, the city was built on the territory of which currently reside 5 million people.
Align walk through modern Athens to go sightseeing of historical importance. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will tell you the history of all the places that you can visit during the 3.5 hour tour. You explore the main attractions of Athens, such as the Pantheon, visit the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, Syntagma Square Stadium Panathenaic, which hosted the first modern Olympic Games. You will meet with your guide in the center of Athens, and go on a tour of the Greek capital, at a comfortable air-conditioned buses. You will see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, located in front of the Parliament building in Syntagma Square and the former Royal house. After that, the tour continues to the Panathenaic Stadium and to the Cathedral of Athens. After seeing the modern city, you go to explore the past of Athens, which will begin with a visit to the temple of Olympian Zeus, and after you visit the main attraction of the city – the ancient Acropolis, which reflects the splendor and richness of ancient Athens.
You can choose between morning and evening tour, full details can be found here .
Escape from the busy center of the city and head to the pedestrian walk on the Acropolis hill. Throughout the 3.5 hour tour you will discover the delights of Plaka, which is the old town of Athens, Anafiotika village located under the Acropolis, walk along the popular hill Filopappu, on the slopes of which you will not only enjoy the beautiful views of the city, but also try various Greek delicacies, accompanied by a glass of white wine. On a walk through the cobbled streets of the Plaka you will find old Greek houses, Byzantine churches and a variety of bars and cafes. Next you climb to the village of Anafiotika built by refugees from the island of Anafi, who painted their houses in blue and white colors, so that they reminded them of a distant homeland.
Details of walk, ending a picnic, you can see here .
After working up an appetite in the evening tour of Athens and dine in a traditional Greek tavern in the famous Plaka area. Throughout the tour, you will walk through the evening streets of Athens and the Acropolis to see the consecrated, visit the Museum of Ancient Greek musical instruments and stroll along the famous old town of Athens.The walk ends in a traditional Greek restaurant where you can enjoy delicious Greek cuisine and see the wonderful folklore show, accompanied by live music. Try the famous Greek appetizers and witness an exciting show with professional dancers dressed in traditional Greek costumes.
If at the time of your visit to Athens, Museum of Greek musical instruments will be closed, the route will be an evening stroll slightly modified, evening tour details can be seen here .
More about Athens can be found in the article “The historic city of Athens.”