About this trip
Let Zeus take you by the hand and walk you through the magical myths and historical monuments of Athens, every step bringing you closer to the ancient and modern Greece. Meet your licensed guide in the heart of Athens and let him teach you the fascinating secrets of the city that gave birth to both civilization and democracy. Starting from Syntagma square where you can see the ruins that sprang from the depths of the earth during the construction of the subway in 2004. Continue to the impressive House of Parliament and get to witness the famous change of the Presidential Guards done by the imposing Evzones in front of the tomb of the unknown Soldier dedicated to all those who lost their lives for this country. Walking through the vivid street of Ermou with its modern stores, you reach the colorful and full of life Flea market in Monastiraki and enter the old town o Athens. Through Plaka’s alleys, you will step in the cradle of Ancient Greece where Greeks used to gather to trade but mostly to discuss political, philosophical and social issues thus creating the notion of Democracy. Stop at a small tavern and have a taste of the traditional Greek cuisine before taking of for the rest of your journey. Follow your guide along the beautiful paved walkway to the fabulous Acropolis Museum, walk on the glass floors which enable you to see the excavations under your feet and reach the entrance of the museum. Through the information provided by your guide and the 4,000 Acropolis masterpieces you will travel through time and have the chance to really grasp the myths behind the history. Your tour will be concluded on the Holly Rock of the Acropolis with its beautiful and unique monuments such as: the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaea gateway, the Erechtheion and of course, the most famous archeological monument, the astonishing Parthenon. From the top of the hill and between all those breath taking marble temples you will feel closer to Zeus who will surely blink back at you!!
What you will see:
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excluding entrance tickets, food & drinks, personal expenses.
Walking Pace: Easy
Languages: English- French- German