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   Acropolis, Plaka and Temple of Poseidon Tour

Acropolis, Plaka and Temple of Poseidon Tour includes:

- Pick up from Piraeus Port or from your hotel
- Explore the temples of the Acropolis on a guided
  walking tour and then stroll the Plaka, Athens' famed
  shopping district. Travel to Europe's southernmost
  point, site of the 5th century Temple of Poseidon.
- By the end of the tour, drive back to Piraeus Port or
  to your hotel.

Duration: approx. 8 hours

Acropolis - Athens / Greece
Acropolis - Athens / Greece

WHAT YOU VISIT

Acropolis - The Acropolis dominates the Athenian landscape. Your guided walking tour begins with a walk up steep steps through the Propylaea, which extends 150-feet across the western face of the Acropolis. Adjacent to the entrance stands the Temple of Athena



Nike (or Wingless Victory). Beyond the Propylaea, on the highest point of the Acropolis, stands the Parthenon, which was dedicated to the Virgin Athena, the white pentelic marble temple was built 447 - 437 B.C. Beyond the Parthenon, lies the Erechteion, a temple honoring Athena and the sea god Poseidon. The graceful Porch of the Caryatids features columns of marble maidens supporting the roof of the temple.
Acropolis Museum - Athens / Greece
Temple of Posidon - Athens / Greece

Temple of Poseidon - Your guide escorts you up the rocky path and low steps to this 5th-century B.C. temple dedicated to the sea god. Built on a cliff on Cape Sounion, the temple overlooks the Aegean. The changing light and crashing waves create an extraordinary scene that once inspired Lord Byron.


LUNCH

A delicious lunch with wine will be served during your excursion.

Plaka - Athens / Greece
Plaka - Athens / Greece

SHOPPING

Plaka - There will be approximately an hour of free time to browse through Athens' famous shopping district. The cobbled pedestrian lanes are lined with shops, boutiques, souvenir stands, jewelry stores and flea market stalls offering a wide variety of items or visit a local cafe or taverna to sample authentic Greek cuisine.



PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Old Olympic Stadium - Traffic and conditions permitting, a brief stop will be made at the marble stadium which was built to host the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. During the 2004 Olympic Games, it was used for both for the finish of the marathon and Archery.

Olympic Stadium - Athens / Greece
Temple of Zeus - Athens / Greece

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY

Board your private vehicle for a short drive to the heart of Athens. Your narrated drive passes a host of major sites, including Hadrian's Arch, the statue of Lord Byron, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Constitution Square, the former Royal Palace, the National Gardens, the Academy

and the University Library. On the drive down Attica's rugged western coast, you will take in views of rocky coves and the deep-blue Saronic Gulf, as you make your way to Cape Sounion.


SPECIAL NOTES
- Visiting Acropolis and Temple of Poseidon includes walking approximately 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces with inclines and steps. Comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
- Temperatures can reach extreme highs during summer months; we recommend that you drink a lot of water and use suitable sun protection.
   
 

RATES

- The tour includes the professional licensed tour guide, all entrance fees, private air-conditioned transportation and VAT.
   
- Rates are based on per person.
 

2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax 10 pax

287 Euro pp 171 Euro pp 145 Euro pp 151 Euro pp 113 Euro pp
   
- As the number of participant increases the certain amount of discount will be applied.
- Please contact us for your group requests.
- Lunch is not included in the price.
   
 

REMARKS

- If you book any tour in Athens together with any Ephesus tour, then you will have per person 5 % discount on your Ephesus tour.
   
 

CANCELLATION POLICY

- In the event of cancellation, written notice must be received by Meander Travel at least three days before the arrival in order to receive the full refund.
- In the event of no show, 100% cancellation fee will apply.

 

 
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