Half Day Historical Athens City Private Taxi Service Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:00am or 3:00pm ( The tours are approximately 4 Hours) Please advice your pickup time the moment of booking. Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please advice your pickup time the moment of booking.
    Port of Piraeus, 10, Akti Miaouli str, Pireas 185 38, Greece
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Tour in the heart of Athens. Visit the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Greek Parliament, Panathenaic stadium and many more with your 4-hour private taxi and knowledgeable driver.
A maximum of 8 people per booking


  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Excellent value for money
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Free Hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

The tour starts from your Hotel, airbnb apartment or cruise ship terminal. Cruise to the center of Athens and Syntagma square, where you will see the Greek Parliament building and the most famous hotels in the Athens city that enclose the square.

After, pass from Filellinon Street to see the Russian and Anglican churches. Next, drive to the Temple of Zeus, which is a visited open-air museum, part of unification of the archaeological sites of Athens. After the spectacular Temple of Zeus and its columns, stop for photos at the Panathenaic stadium, also known as the Kallimarmaro, which hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Head to Herodes Atticus Street where the office house of the Prime Minister of Greece and the office house of the President of the Republic is located. Visit the world's first building built exclusively for the Olympics Games, the Zappeion Megaron Hall, now used as a conference center. Next stop is the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament of Greece, where hyou'll watch the changing of the guards
Follow Panepistimiou Street and past the Monetary Museum of Athens, the buildings of the Academy, University and National library, known as the "Trilogy of Athens". The route continues to Stadiou Street and the neoclassical Old parliament building, now the National historical museum of Greece. In front of the building stands the bronze statue of General Theodoros Kolokotronis, one of the leaders at the Greek revolution of 1821.

Afterward, go to the Acropolis and the Temple of Parthenon. There, you will have the unique opportunity to admire the splendid monument of the Athenian state of the Parthenon Temple, built in the mid-fifth century BC to honor the goddess of Athens. Visit the Odeon of herodes atticus and the Theatre of dionysus Elefthereus. Afterward, you will have a break for a coffee or lunch in The famous Plaka District, where your driver will wait for an hour. After that, head back to your hotel or cruise ship.


Knowledgable Driver

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle or taxi

Bottled waters



Food and drinks

Official tour guide



Airport pickup and drop-off (Additional 55,00 Taxi or 85,00 Minivan per ride)

Entrance fees

Entry/Admission - Acropolis

Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus

Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Infant seats available

The drivers are not official tour guides, but they are knowledgeable and they will give you all the information about Athens and the history.

This tour does not include official tour guide

Drivers will not enter the actual archeological sites with you

Pickup time and location should be confirmed on booking

Mobile phone should be complete with the country code

Charge per extra hour after request 30,00 for Taxi or 40,00 for Minivan in cash to the driver

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Face masks provided for travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 31-Dec-2022

    Spiros was an amazing guide. He was very knowledgeable, accommodating, patient, helpful and gave us great tips. We would definitely contact him in future trips back.

  • 27-Oct-2022

    Tour guide was exceptional. We were met at the luggage area by our guide even though we were 2 hours earlier than expected. She was very knowledgeable and took us to all the highlights of Athens.

  • 19-Oct-2022

    Every stop our driver recommended was top notch. The only issue we had was the directions for pick up provided by Viator. We were instructed to walk quite a ways for pick up when our driver was literally sitting in front of our ship. A quick phone call and she found us and we were on our way. The car we were in just the 2 of us was a new Mercedes. We saw many sites but the highlight for this trip was the changing of the guard which the driver recommended.

  • 23-Sep-2022

    This is a nice, personal, way to explore at your own pace. I also appreciated getting tips on things to do for our remaining days in Athens.

  • 15-Sep-2022

    Not what I expected. Directions were confusing. Timing was off. Never had to use him for return to cruise ship. He wanted to take us back to ship at 5:30pm when last boarding was 5pm. You need lots of flexibility. To defend the trip. Traffic was terrible, lines at temple were so long and packed with people.

  • 15-Aug-2022

    Excellent tour! Our guide Spiros was great and we not only learned a lot about the beautiful sites, but also about other parts of the country and Greek culture. He always had cold bottles of water and snacks for us as well. Excellent transportation, communication and logistics and highly recommend him.

  • 24-Jul-2022

    Our driver was beyond fabulous and so knowledgeable. I would recommend this to everyone! We had limited time as Athens was a lay over and he took us to all the right spots. He even took us to a local place for lunch.

  • 19-Jul-2022

    He customized this to our wants and time frame. Picked up at cruise port and dropped off at airport. We even fit in relaxing at a restaurant on the beach prior to going to the airport as kids were exhausted and it was very hot at the historical sites.

  • 10-Jul-2022

    We had a wonderful morning exploring Athens. Our driver was very nice and knowledgeable. We enjoyed every stop. The sites/history were absolutely amazing.

  • 04-Jul-2022

    This was an excellent 5 hour tour with a great authentic Greek dinner to follow. The sights were amazing and not so busy for early July. Thanks for a great experience Spiros and Demetrius!!!!

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