The Athens sightseeing bus tour will take you past ancient sites such as the Acropolis, Parthenon, and world-famous museums. In Athens you will experience the contrast between the ancient history clashing with modern architecture and culture.
Don't miss the stop at the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens that contains the remains of many ancient structures. The most famous of the structures is the Parthenon. The Parthenon is a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. This spectacular structure is regarded as the symbol of democracy and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments.
On this hop on, hop off tour of Athens, enjoy all that central Athens has to offer. Get off the bus to shop, eat, and indulge in Greek culture. The Athens Hop-On Hop-Off tour provides easy access to the city's best sights and the flexibility to exit and enter the tour bus whenever you choose. Your ticket also includes access to 4 interesting walking tours on history and culture.
Travel past the Marina Zea Harbor with its myriad of tall mast ships, schooners and cruisers and Microlimano Harbor, a pretty fishing port where once Themistocles' victorious Triremes were berthed before the epic, history-changing sea battle of nearby Salamis. The archaeological and nautical museums located here are well worth visiting. You can also view the Hill of Mars or the ancient court of Athens, the area which is around the Ancient Agora. Travel down through the Plaka and around the Roman Agora, which includes the famous Tower of the Winds. You'll see it all on this hop on, hop off tour of Athens.
On the Beaches and Riviera Route, go beach hopping to several of Athens' best beaches, including Vouliagmeni Lake , Agia Kosmas, Asteria Glyfada, and more. Enjoy the sun and sand on your Athens tour.
Please Note: There are 3 bus routes with varying schedules and tour durations. The Athens Route runs every 15 minutes April to October, and every 30 minutes November to March. It takes approximately 80 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The Piraeus Route runs every 30 minutes and it takes approximately 80 minutes to complete the routes without getting off. The Beaches and Riviera Route runs hourly from April to October and it takes approximately 90 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The tours are narrated in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Chinese, Russian, Greek, and Turkish. First and last tour times vary by route and will be detailed in your electronic ticket.
The Athens Route includes the following stops:
The Piraeus Route includes the following stops:
The Beaches and Riviera Route includes the following stops:
To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.
Reviewer: Eileen Tobol
This was good. We did not get to use our 3rd line which was the beaches because they thought we did not pay for it even though we had the voucher. It was written in English and they could not understand it. We just went back to the cruise instead. I think the voucher should be written in both languages to prevent confusion.
Very prompt service. However, I felt we could have saved money by booking on the day we were there directly with the bus company. Helpful bus drivers