Athens Full Day Private Tour

Athens Full Day Private Tour

If you are a fan of Greek History and Mythology this is your tour!
See all the highlights of Athens and learn everything about the iconic sites, visiting the Acropolis (Parthenon), the Ancient Agora, the Temple of Zeus and the New Acropolis museum, in a private day tour that will be flexible and customized to your needs!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acropolis, Via Dionysiou Areopagitou Str., Athens 105 58 Greece

Sightseeing in Athens starts with the hill of Acropolis which will make your day. On the historical hill, you will have the opportunity to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the monumental gateway (Propylaea), the Erechtheum and of course the famous Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

Parthenon, the main temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Athena, the eternal symbol of the Athenian democracy and the western civilization.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

The Propylaea is the monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city. Built by the architect Mnesicles with Pentelic marble, their design was avant-garde. To the south-west of the Propylaea, on a rampart protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike.

Pass By: Eretteo, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

Temple of Poseidon and Athena, the strangest and most sacred place in ancient Athens.

Pass By: Tempio Di Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike or Wingless Victory.

Stop At: Tempio Di Zeus Olimpio, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

After the Acropolis, we will head towards the Temple of Zeus, the biggest temple in antiquity, devoted to the King of the Gods, by way of Hadrian's Arch.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

We will visit Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896.

Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece

Then moving into the historical center of the city we will drive up the highest hill of Athens, Lycabettus Hill, where you’ll have the best panoramic view of the city, from the hill of Acropolis to the Aegean Sea.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece

Ancient Greek Agora which is considered the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and free speech.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Temple of Hephaestus, 24 Adrianou St. Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55 Greece

In the ancient Greek Agora, you will visit the Temple of Hephaestus (the best-preserved temple in Greece standing largely as built) devoted to the God of blacksmiths and volcanoes.

Pass By: Museum of the Ancient Agora, 24 Adrianou, Athens 105 55 Greece

In this small but important museum you will see findings from Ancient Athenians' daily life and learn about their constitution.

Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece

Next driving alongside the National Garden, we will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens, Syntagma. The square is named after the Constitution that Otto, the first King of Greece, was obliged to grant after a popular and military uprising on 3 September 1843.

Stop At: Tomba Del Milite Ignoto, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece

We will see the changing of the guard (Euzones) in front of the old palace, which is today Parliament House, above the central square of Athens.The Hellenic Parliament, in Greek known as Voulí ton Ellínon is the parliament of Greece, located in the Old Royal Palace, overlooking Syntagma Square in Athens. The Parliament is the supreme democratic institution that represents the citizens through an elected body of Members of Parliament.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. The splendid Athens University was designed by the Danish architect Christian Hansen and completed in 1864.

Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

The Academy Building constitutes one of three parts in an “architectural trilogy”. It was founded with the Constitutional Decree of March 18th, 1926, as an Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts.

Pass By: National Library of Greece, 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79 Greece

The National Library of Greece was built at the end of the 19th century, as the last of the Architectural Trilogy of Athens, a group of three neoclassical buildings which also includes the Academy and the University. The building was designed by Theophil Hansen.

Stop At: Koukaki, Koukaki, Athens, Attica

You will be feeling hungry by now, so our next stop is going to be a Greek tavern with the authentic Greek Pitta Gyros in the traditional neighbourhood of Koukaki.

Enjoy your lunch and taste Gyros, the most popular Greek recipe, with a set menu, as described below:

1 Pitta Gyros (pork or chicken or veg, fried potatoes, tzatziki, tomato, onion)
1 Greek salad (tomato, cucumber, green pepper, olives & feta cheese, dressed with salt, Greek oregano, and olive oil)
1 piece of Baklava (layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup or honey)
1 Drink (beer or glass of wine or soft drink)

Please contact us in case of food allergies or dietary restrictions

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Monastiraki, Athens Greece

Historically old neighborhood of Athens.

Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece

As you enter the museum grounds, look through the plexiglass floor to see the ruins of an ancient Athenian neighbourhood, which were artfully incorporated into the museum design after being uncovered during excavations. This dazzling modernist museum at the foot of the Acropolis’ southern slope showcases its surviving treasures still in Greek possession. While the collection covers the Archaic and Roman periods, the emphasis is on the Acropolis of the 5th century BCE, considered the apotheosis of Greece’s artistic achievement. Built in 2009, this museum was voted as the best mono-thematic museum for 2019.
You can choose to visit either the new Acropolis Museum, or the National Archaeological Museum of Athens or spent time in the neighbourhood of Plaka.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Archaeological Museum, Patision 44, Athens 106 82 Greece

Instead of visiting the new Acropolis Museum, we give you the opportunity to visit the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, that houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. It is considered one of the greatest museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from Greek antiquity worldwide.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

If you don't want to enter the Acropolis or the National Archaeological Museum, you can walk at the traditional neighbourhood with the narrow and picturesque streets, that is known as the neighbourhood of the Gods.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside the archaeological sites and museum."
"Please contact us after your booking if you are using a wheelchair or if you are travelling with infants"
"Tickets Included in the bookings made after 2/11/2023"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Herodion Hotel, Rovertou Galli 4, Athina 117 42, Greece
Traveler pickup is offered
PRIVATE TOUR option: Hotel Pick up & Drop off /
SMALL GROUP option: Meeting Point at ''Herodion Hotel''


  • Piraeus Port

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private transportation
  • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history [Not licensed to accompany you in any site]
  • Skip the line Tickets [Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Ancient Agora]
  • Bottled water
  • PRIVATE TOUR option: Hotel/ AirBnb/ Port pick up & drop-off
  • SMALL GROUP option: Meeting Point at HERODION HOTEL [near Acropolis metro station]
  • Lunch: Pitta Gyros, Greek salad, Baklava, Drink
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Entry/Admission - Tempio Di Zeus Olimpio

Not Included

  • Museum Ticket [Option: Acropolis Museum- 15€pp OR National Archaeological Museum- 12€pp]
  • Licensed Tour guide upon request— depending on availability [Additional cost: 330€]
  • Airport Pick Up and drop-off [Additional cost]


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