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Athens Metro Stations Tour: Underground Treasures and Excavations

Athina, Greece

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Head deep underground and uncover the wonders of Ancient Greece on this UNESCO-approved tour of Athens’ metro stations excavations. Traveling both on metro and on foot, you’ll visit four of the Greek capital’s most significant excavation sites. See the haunting ruins of a sub-Mycenaean cemetery at Syntagma station; visit Monastiraki station to see the supposed riverbed of the old Iridanos River; uncover burial grounds at Kerameikos station; and learn more about Athens’ underground treasures at Kerameikos station.
  • 4-hour underground Athens tour of metro excavations
  • See intriguing ruins and relics at the Acropolis, Syntagma, Monastiraki and Kerameikos stations
  • Learn about the excavation project from a highly knowledgeable, UNESCO-approved guide
  • Travel via metro trains and on foot while observing evidence of Ancient Greece
  • Discover archeological treasures belonging to the Helladic, Mycenaean, Roman and Classical eras
  • Stop to enjoy a Greek coffee halfway through the tour and reflect on the findings seen so far

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Your guide, working on behalf of a local operator, has been approved by UNESCO to deliver your tour. As such, the wealth of historical facts and commentary about the excavations is unparalleled.
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Beverage (1 Greek coffee per person)
Professional guide
Informational pamphlets
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina 117 42, Greece

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Kapnikarea, Athina 105 63, Greece
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Geo Routes Cultural Heritage Journeys in Greece

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What is the maximum group size during Athens Metro Stations Tour: Underground Treasures and Excavations?
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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We enjoyed this tour a lot and...
, Sep 2017
We enjoyed this tour a lot and Barbara was great! She provided us with plenty of history that we both found very interesting. We were taken on the Metro to different locations, while we were able to view the ancient findings while building the Metro. Barbara had some wonderful large placards which were very helpful in the history of Athens. Going to Kerameikos, brought together all the ruins/monuments. We really enjoyed this tour and Barbara was an excellent guide.
Very knowledgeable guide. Had mix up...
Lon S
, Oct 2015
Very knowledgeable guide. Had mix up for meeting location, but guide adjusted her schedule to accomodate me. Gave me opportunity to ask questions, take pictures, and still saw all the underground sites with excellent explanations.

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