Private Acropolis and Wine Tasting
If you're looking to enjoy your free time exploring Athens while taking advantage of a guided tour, then this excursion is just for you. You'll get roundtrip transportation aboard a comfortable motorcoach and an expert guide to show you around the Acropolis. This private full-day excursion also gives you plenty of free time to take pictures and explore Athens after you tour the Acropolis buildings like the Parthenon. Towards the end of the tour, you'll also get a chance to sample some amazing, locally-made wine, making this tour perfect for wine enthusiasts!
Begin this epic excursion by departing the historic Piraeus for a quick ride through Athens suburbs. This port is a major port in the city as it sees more than five million visitors annually. Head to the Acropolis Hill aboard your comfortable private motorcoach bus, where you'll see an old winding pathway that leads to the top of the hill. Take in the captivating views from the top and enjoy free time exploring its iconic attractions, including the Parthenon, a major temple built in 447 B.C. that also has been featured a wide variety of documentaries and movies.
Follow your guide and listen to the stories behind the history of the Acropolis as you visit ruins and remnants of its past, such as the Propylaea Entrance and the Temple of the Wingless Victory. Enjoy some free time following your guided tour and explore the wonders of this ancient area before hopping back on your bus for a scenic drive through Athens. Capture the architectural elegance of landmarks you'll pass along the way, including Hadrian's Arch, a colossal gateway that separates the old and new Roman towns.
Continue your tour passing landmarks like the National Gardens as you make your way to enjoy a quick stop at the Old Olympic Stadium. The iconic stadium which hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Follow up your epic adventure by walking along the Acropolis' pedestrian street and heading to a local venue to indulge in a tasting of locally made Greek wines. It's the perfect way to wrap up your tour before heading back to your port.
From a Greek wine tasting to a guided tour of the Acropolis, this private excursion combines a cultural experience with an entertaining element to help you unwind. Reserve your spot today on this private guided tour and get ready to indulge in great wine and ancient sights in Athens!