Private New Acropolis Museum, Plaka and Ancient Athens

From $41.00/person to $1,045.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Ages 4 and under are free.
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Shopping
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Outside Cruise Terminal.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
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 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

Enjoy a scenic drive, explore a museum dedicated to housing all Acropolis artifacts and stop for some retail therapy along the way in Plaka and Monastiraki Square when you embark on this private tour. Your tour includes comfortable transportation via motorcoach with a private tour guide who will show all that Athens has to offer for shoppers and culture connoisseurs. Explore the shopping districts and flea markets in Plaka to find souvenirs and handcrafted items while enjoying listening to your tour guide narrate your scenic bus drive as you pass major Athens attractions. You'll even get to visit the iconic New Acropolis Museum, making this tour ideal for history buffs and shopping aficionados.

Start your tour off by leaving the wharf side of the historic Piraeus port with your private guide and head through Athens suburbs as you listen to your guide share stories of the landmarks you'll see along the way. Your scenic coach drive will take you to the center of Athens to the historical shopping destination of Monastiraki Square, where you'll find a flea market filled with souvenirs, clothes, and other handcrafted items for you to buy. Infuse some retail therapy at the beginning of your trip with free time to explore the area and take a stroll along its cobblestone streets and whitewashed alleys as you seek the perfect item to commemorate your experience in Athens.

Next, head to the New Acropolis Museum, where you'll enjoy breathtaking views of the Parthenon and cliffside of the Acropolis thanks to the museum's oversized windows. These windows serve to set the tone as they are perfect for maximizing natural light in the building to give artifacts and art pieces the best light. Admire the New Acropolis Museum's intricate architecture and artifacts before heading to Athens' oldest neighborhood: Plaka. Here, you'll indulge in more retail therapy as you navigate the labyrinth of winding cobblestone streets in search of souvenir stalls and stands. Conclude your tour by relaxing with some Greek coffee or tea at a nearby cafe before heading back to your port.

With so many shopping options and a chance to see iconic Athens attractions that take you back in time, this private guided tour combines a shopping extravagance with a cultural experience. Book your spot today and enjoy exploring Athens' iconic museums and more for an unforgettable experience.