Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

3 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Combine the sights of modern Athens with sites of historical importance on a 3.5-hour morning or afternoon tour by luxury coach. With an expert guide on hand to explain all the top Athens attractions, the tour passes Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium — home of the first modern Olympic Games. Explore the Acropolis of Athens on foot, and discover famous monuments such as the Pantheon. If you’re eager to see more, book the morning tour and upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Athens Acropolis Museum.


  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance ticket of Acropolis
  • Entrance ticket of Acropolis Museum (if selected option with museum)
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Erechtheion
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Athena Nike
  • Entry/Admission - Propylaea

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acropolis, Via Dionysiou Areopagitou Str., Athens 105 58 Greece

the must when you visit Athens

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

The temple of Athena

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Theater of Dionysus, Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58 Greece

the theater of Acropolis

Pass By: Herod Atticus Odeon, Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens Greece

famous odeon of Acropolis

Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

the satdium of first modern Olympics

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece

the city center of Athens

Pass By: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece

memorial monument at Greek Parliement

Stop At: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

Ancient temple

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece


Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: National Library of Greece, 32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79 Greece

Library of Athens

Stop At: Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

Entrance of Acropolis

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

university of Athens

Pass By: The Academy of Athens, 28 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens 106 79 Greece

Greek academy

Meeting point

Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athina 105 57, Greece
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up service commence 07:30 to 08:15.
08:30 is the departure time of the tour from departure point.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • French speaking available ONLY on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
  • Very important: Children aged 5 to 12 years old must hold passport or ID in order to get the discounted price. Otherwise they will pay entrance ticket to the Archaelogical sites or Museums.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Your guide will give you your entry tickets to the sites and museums
  • Port , airport or private apartment or from airbnb pickup are not available
  • Afternnon tour only with English speaking guide
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments
  • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

Very good tour fir first day in Athens. It allows you to become familiar with the area and see important sites that you can return to if you desire or move onward to your lust of other myst sees. Very helpful!

May 2022

Zeta was our tour guide. She was so versed on the actual history of the acropolis and the other sites that it made it so much more interesting.

May 2022

Zeta was so knowledgeable, she knew so much about the history of the city and the The Acropolis. I would definitely ask for her again.

June 2022

I’ve used Viator Tours on all my trips (Montreal, New York, Madrid, Prague, Budapest, Rome…) and have always been more than satisfied and happy with my experience until now - the tour guide for our Athens 1/2 Day tour was awful… not personable, didn’t even share any anecdotes, wasn’t engaging at ...

June 2022

Great way to see the acropolis and some of the other sights in Athens. Having a guide telling us about different parts of the scenery while on the tour bus really helped enhance our understanding of greek history and even our time in the museum

June 2022

Well organised trip, all the staff from the reception team to the driver and guide were very friendly and helpful. Our guide was extremely knowledgable and calm even when trying to keep together a group of 40 (sorry I can’t recall the ladies name!) We thoroughly enjoyed the 1/2 day tour.

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