This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathinaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (shortstop). Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis, you will visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, and Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens. Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater.
Continue and visit a must-see in Athens, the place where finally the statues found their home: The New Acropolis Museum, voted by the Sunday Times as the 3rd best museum of the world. Continue in a local restaurant for lunch.
After lunch drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
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