Private Ancient and Cosmopolitan Piraeus

From $315.00/person to $837.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 3 or 7 guests maximum. Groups with more than 7 guests will need to book multiple vehicles. Please take this information into consideration when booking.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours 15 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Snacks, Beverages
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, remember that shoulders and knees must be covered.
Restrictions The minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years old. Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting.

Discover the bronze statues of ancient Piraeus with an Archaeological Museum tour, whet your palate with ouzo, and more in just a little over four hours when you book this private Piraeus city tour in Athens. Your scenic tour includes a private guide who will take you on a scenic drive and walking tour exploring the highlights of Piraeus' past and present, including the famed Cathedral of Agios Nikolaus and the popular marina and promenade of Pasalimani Zea. Your tour also includes a delicious Greek snack made of grilled fish or meat and a sampling of beer, ouzo or wine. It's the perfect city tour for foodies and history enthusiasts alike.

Begin your scenic excursion by meeting your guide at your cruise terminal in Athens. Enjoy a brief 15-minute drive to the charming seaside city of Piraeus to visit your first stop; The Agios Nikolaos Cathedral. Here, you'll enjoy 20-minutes touring this historical religious center's interior. This 19th-century holy monument is natural to notice from the outside thanks to its blue dome, but its ornate interior and iconic byzantine inspired artwork offers much to see.

Next, hop back on your bus for another 15-minute panoramic drive to the Archeological Museum to get a glimpse into Piraeus' past. Here, you'll have an hour to explore the majestic corridors of this iconic museum, which features exhibits that highlight the ancient city's double commercial and military function. Watch the evolution of ancient Greece's most important seaport city as you walk through displays of bronze statues of the Greek god and goddess Artemis and Athena and objects that highlight the Greeks' daily lives throughout the Archaic and Hellenistic eras.

Continue your exciting excursion with a 10-minute drive to Pasalimani Zea for a taste of Piraeus' modern side. Spend an hour strolling through the famous Pasalimani Zea promenade and marina with your guide as you behold a collection of fancy yachts and a wide selection of upscale shops and restaurants perfect for a delicious snack. You'll get a chance to whet your palate with ouzo, wine or beer, and enjoy leisure time for dining on a snack of traditional Greek fish or meat-based snack known as pikilia at a local taverna before heading back on another 15-minute drive to your port.

From exploring the iconic, blue-domed Agios Nikolaos Cathedral to enjoying pikilia at the Pasalimani Zea promenade, this private tour is a great way to view Piraeus from the past to present. Reserve your spot on this scenic tour today and immerse yourself in Greek culture near Athens!

Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 3 or 7 guests maximum. Groups with more than 7 guests will need to book multiple vehicles. Please consider this information when booking.