Athens Shore Excursion from Piraeus Cruise Ships (6+ hours)

PIck up from your Cruise Ship

Your driver will hold a sign reading your name at the designated area after the exit gate for your cruise ship.

~2 hours

Athens Acropolis

Acropolis Hill is a must visit for any new visitor of Athens to experience firsthand the monuments of Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion and Temple of Parthenon. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Athens around the hill and sightsee the nearby monuments such as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Ancient Theatre of Dionysus at the south slope of the Acropolis hill. Oversee the Plaka area with the picturesque little houses and the Roman and Ancient Agora with the Temple of Hephaestus standing proudly at the north.

Acropolis, Athens
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~ 2 hours

Athens city tour

We will visit Temple of Zeus (Olympieio) passing by Emperor Hadrian’s Arched Gate and next we will admire the Panathenaic Stadium, built on ancient stadium traces and used for the first modern Olympic games in 1896. You will be chauffeured around modern city and take a short stop to watch the change of guards, photo-shooting the Parliament (Old Royal Palace), the Presidential Residence and the Neoclassical trilogy of National Academy, Athens University and National Library. The on-vehicle city tour ends up the Lycabettus hill for a breathtaking Athens city view and shooting a picture of yours with the Acropolis in the background.

Athens, City tour
Athens Tours
~1 hour

Visit Acropolis New Museum

Opened in 2009 and it is already considered one of the top 5 museums in the world. Following the exhibits from ground floor upwards you go through the Athens and the Acropolis hill history. Admire the original Caryatides placed at the second floor and the remaining Parthenon sculptures at the third floor.

Acropolis, museum
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Tour ends at your cruise ship

You will be chauffeured back to your cruise ship gate at the port unless you wish a drop off at another destination i.e. airport, hotel.

Tips and hints for your tour

For latest info on tickets prices, admission terms, open hours and free days:

at the Acropolis please click here,

at the Temple of Zeus (Olympieion) please click here,

at the Panathenaic Stadium please click here,

at the Acropolis Museum please click here.

  • The tour is private, not a shared one. As a private tour the programme could be altered according to your special needs and desires.
  • Tour price includes all costs related to the driver and the vehicle (fuel, tolls, tax, etc.). There are no extra hidden costs!
  • Price does not include tickets, food and drinks, hotel overnights, tips/gratuities (optional).
  • Please note that the drivers are not licensed guides to accompany you through the sites and the museums. If you need a licensed guide for your tour or in situ just let us know and we can arrange to hire a guide from our selected network. We strongly recommend to hire a licensed guide to make the most out of your visits.
  • Touring archaeological sites requires moderate physical effort. Please wear light comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Some sun protection would be helpful too. In case of physical difficulties special arrangements might required so please inform us beforehand.

Select the vehicle type that best fits to your group size, comfort level, luxury standards. Choices to fit every need!

Yellow Taxi

Up to 4 pax

Athens Taxi Tours

Executive Private Car

Up to 3 pax

Athens private tours

Mini Van

Up to 8 pax

Athens private tours

Mini Bus

Up to 16 pax

Athens private tours