Private Views of Athens from Mount Lycabettus by Underground Railway
Head to the historic harbor of Piraeus and go on a scenic drive through Athens' suburbs and more when you embark on this guided tour. Your private tour comes with an expert guide and comfortable commute via a coach vehicle to explore Athens' suburbs on a scenic ride that takes you past sites like the Parliament Building and the National Gardens. You'll also get the chance to ascend to the mountaintop of Lycabettus to catch aerial views and see architectural wonders of a historic blue-domed church, making this the ideal adventure for history buffs!
Your tour begins with a scenic drive with your private guide aboard a comfortable coach vehicle from the historic harbor of Piraeus Athens' suburbs via Syngrou Avenue. Along the way, you'll have a chance to see iconic landmarks of Athens, including the Parliament Building, the National Gardens, and the Old Olympic Stadium, home of the first modern Olympics Games. As you pass through the city center, you'll arrive at the underground railway and travel to the top of a steep hill of Mount Lycabettus. Legend has it that the Greek goddess Athena created this steep mountain by accident with a rock she planned to build the Acropolis with, which slipped from her grip.
Catch spectacular views of the Attic basin from 908 feet above sea level and get your camera ready for postcard-worthy photos. Don't forget to take Insta-worthy shots in front of the blue-domed Agios Georgios church as you admire its architectural grandeur. Enjoy getting refreshments at a local cafe as you meet up back with your guide before concluding this sightseeing tour by returning to Piraeus and your ship.
From breathtaking views from a mountain top to seeing iconic landmarks in Athens' suburbs, this sightseeing tour offers a one-of-a-kind experience for history buffs and cultural connoisseurs. Book this private guided excursion today to experience an unforgettable time in Athens!