Athens On Your Own

Price: $124.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Scenic, Cultural, Shopping
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours and 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. Please note though that in many churches modest dress is required; no shorts or skimpy tops are permitted.
Restrictions Guests ages 17 and under must produce a photocopy of their passports on the day of the tour, to prove their age, to gain free entrance into the Acropolis. A maximum of 12 people is permitted on this tour. Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. The climb to the Acropolis is strenuous. Guests should be in good physical condition with the ability to walk uphill or climb stairs to the Acropolis. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting. Duration may vary slightly due to traffic.

Skip the crowds and explore Athens, the Acropolis, and more when you sign up for this exciting cultural experience. You'll enjoy a scenic drive along the way with panoramic views of the city. Your tour also includes tickets to skip the entrance line of the Acropolis for a crowd-free, exploratory time. It's the ideal tour for history aficionados who love a little flexibility in their excursions.

Begin your tour with an early morning, scenic drive up the hillside from your port in Athens towards the Acropolis. You'll see some of Athens's popular attractions as you approach your destination, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, the National Gardens, the statue of Lord Byron, and Constitution Square. You'll also stop to take Insta-worthy photos at the Old Stadium where the early Olympians ran and practiced a variety of sports.

Your journey continues to the Acropolis, where you'll get dropped off near the entrance and use your skip-the-line ticket to get ahead of the crowds. The Acropolis is home to a variety of historic structures of Ancient Greece worth visiting, including the Temple of Athena Nike and the Parthenon--a central location that was Athen's religious center for more than 1,000 years. Your tour gives you plenty of free time to explore the Acropolis and all its beautiful architecture and structures, including the Theater of Dionysus--the oldest theater in the world. Your tour concludes with a scenic drive down the hillside to your port destination.

If you have an appreciation for the arts and history, then you'll want to make sure you hop on this exciting tour of the Acropolis and Athens. Book your self-guided tour today and get ready for a cultural experience like none other.