Private Acropolis and Wine Tasting

From $102.00/person to $1,104.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Ages 4 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Outside Cruise Terminal.
Food/Beverage Provided Local wine tasting
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. For those wishing to visit any churches, ensure shoulders and knees are covered.
Restrictions Minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years. There is a moderate amount of walking on this tour (more than 1 mile) and you may need to climb up full flights of steps and/or negotiate uneven terrain. This tour is not wheelchair accessible but folding wheelchairs can be stored on the bus

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!