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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

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icon1 day  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Overview

Combine two popular tours of Athens and Cape Sounion into one day at a discounted price with this Athens Super Saver. In the morning, board an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Athens’ highlights. With an expert guide, stroll around the Parthenon and antiquities on the Acropolis; visit the New Acropolis Museum; see the Panathenaic Stadium and more. Then, take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, where the Temple of Poseidon overlooks the Aegean Sea. Admire the glittering temple and stellar views before your return by coach to Athens.
  • Enjoy two best-selling Athens experiences at one discounted price with this Super Saver
  • Discover fascinating archeological findings from ancient Greece at the Acropolis Museum
  • Take a scenic half-day trip to Cape Sounion’s stunning Temple of Poseidon overlooking the Aegean Sea
  • Entrance fees and round-trip transport by air-conditioned coach included
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Professional guide
Air-conditioned vehicle
Free Wifi on the coach
Free map of Athens
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Entrance fees to Acropolis , Museum , Sounio
Gratuities
Lunch
Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments

Departure Point

Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athina 105 57, Greece

Hotel Amalia Athens, Syntagma square, opposite the National Garden

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Morning Athens Sightseeing Tour:
 Begin your morning Athens sightseeing tour with a pickup from your Athens hotel, or alternatively, at a meeting point in central Athens.

Relax into your air-conditioned coach and drive to the Acropolis, the ancient citadel of Athens perched high above the city on a rocky outcrop. Head through the gates with your guide, and stroll around the top Acropolis attractions, including the Temple of Athena Nike, Propylea, Erechtheion, and the spectacular Parthenon.

Having explored these classical masterpieces, continue to the Panathenaic Stadium, the arena that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Snap photos of the all-marble stadium and then drive to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Greek Parliament House in Syntagma Square.

Admire the handsome government buildings around the square, and then head along Panepistimiou Street, one of Athens’ main avenues. See St. Dionysius Cathedral with its arcaded portico, and pass the elegant buildings of the University of Athens, National Library, and Academy of Athens.

Lastly, pay a visit to the New Acropolis Museum, the ultra-modern museum that houses many of the classical statues, friezes, and artifacts recovered from the Acropolis. After viewing the highlights here, conclude your sightseeing tour, and enjoy free time to relax or have lunch (own expense) at a local taverna before your afternoon tour.


Afternoon Cape Sounion Trip:
 Reconvene with your coach and leave Athens behind as you journey south to Cape Sounion. As you travel, admire the beautiful beaches of the Saronic Gulf and hear tales of the Cape and its showpiece: the glimmering white Temple of Poseidon.

On arrival, leave your coach and walk up to the temple, built high on cliffs overlooking the Aegean Sea. Take in the awesome sea views and if it’s clear weather, gaze out over the island of Kea in the distance.
 Admire the Doric columns of the ancient temple and hear about the Greek myths that surround the building. Then, see the inscription made on one of the columns by the English poet Lord Byron in the early 1800s.

 Afterward, travel back to Athens where your tour ends at your hotel or the original start point.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Acropolis
Acropolis
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Hellenic Parliament
Parliament
Stop At:  
Parthenon
Acropolis area
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Panathenaic Stadium
Olympic stadium
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Memorial
Stop At:  
Erechtheion
Acropolis area
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Temple of Athena Nike
Acropolis area
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Temple of Poseidon
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
The Academy of Athens
University
Stop At:  
Acropolis Museum
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
The Academy of Athens
Pass By:  
National Library of Greece
Stop At:  
Propylaea
Acropolis area
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Due to COVID19 protocols all tourists must have smartphones with headphones and charged batteries to listen their guide in the museums and arch. sites due to the social distancies.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • IMPORTANT: Due to existing Civid 19 protocols please have with your copy of your Vaccination or PCR test
  • No tours on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Orthodox Easter
  • Your guide will give you your entry tickets to the sites and museums
  • Port or private apartment pickup are not available
  • Very important: Children , students aged 5 to 18 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.
  • Guides allowed only through the mobile App to guide in the archaeological sites and museums
  • Mask: is mandatory for clients and staff
  • Hand cleaning: Visitors are asked to wash their hands regularly and use the hand sanitizers that are in place.
  • Social distancing: Maintain distance of 1.5 meters
  • Most travelers can participate
  • People with fever (≧ 37 ℃) with issues like cold, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, mild cough, or shortness breath cannot participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY CHAT Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip.

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star-2
The tour guide had...
Jarryd_H
, Sep 2021
The tour guide had negative energy, very sarcastic and came off as rude. A bit of an nasty attitude.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Dear client, As you had 2 guides ,one in the morning and one in the afternoon , please clarify which of two was negative in order to investigate your complain. Thank you Hara Kritikidou Customer Service Manager
star-3
We did both the all da,y...
denise_l
, Sep 2021
We did both the all da,y Parthenon and midday temple Of Poseidon Granted they can’t control the weather but dang! Bring umbrellas, fans anything to help cool you off they stand smack dab in the sun We were a group of 6 ages 18-37 but too much info for us on Parthenon tour Poseidon was much better not too bad
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Dear Denise, Thank you for your review ! Our professional guides try to give you in one day all information for the places as our tours include visits to the most important sites of Greece. Hope that you enjoyed your day in Athens. Regards Hara
star-4
Wonderful tour
Caroline_M
, Sep 2021
It was a wonderful tour in its content and the guide was super experienced and knowledgeable but she tried to impart too much knowledge to us and over whelmed us with detail. The whole day tour was well worth the money and we thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon drive to cape sounion with a different guide.
star-4
Beautiful day in Athens
Elisabeth_N
, Sep 2021
The trip is beautiful and a great way to travel. The application for speaking in the museum is time delayed and very hard to hear. The guide was fine when we listened without the app.
star-5
Great Time.
Dakota_S
, Aug 2021
Tour guide was very knowledgeable and told great stories about each site and added history. great way to see a lot of historic Athens at once.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Awesome!
Sarah_Weaver
, Jul 2021
It was a lot of fun! Plenty of time to see everything and the tour guide was really nice too! I would definitely do it again. :)
star-4
Amazing
Diane_W
, Jul 2021
Wow! Visiting theAcropolis, then seeing it at the museum was amazing. Demetra was our guide and Costas was the driver-great morning and on time. Cape Sunion with Nancy and Costas was breathtaking. Pickup and drop off included and well worth the price. However, TripIt had noise interference so we just stayed close to our guide.
star-5
Amazing Experience
Paige_K
, Jul 2021
Visiting the Parthenon was incredible and my favorite part of the trip. Our tour guide. Nancy, was very informative of all of the sites we were seeing. I learned so much and would definitely recommend this to someone who is visiting Athens!
star-5
Beautiful seaside views
Trail229708
, Nov 2019
CHAT Tours was the tour group. Weather for great for excursion both am and pm. The guide for the AM was very knowledgeable and shared great information regarding history, got us to areas when people volume low. Advised us on best areas at sites to do pictures. Excellent guide for the Archeological Museum. Gave very good instructions for meeting back at bus. Afternoon in Sounion was picturesque. Beautiful seaside views from Athens to Sounion and back. The afternoon guide provided good info & communicated meeting places.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great history lesson
clairethackeray23
, Sep 2019
Guide was Very knowledgeable and funny. Really enjoyed the tour. Was a long trip to Temple of Poseidon I'd recommend doing something else there not just the temple.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Hello from Chat Tours, We would like to thank you for your great review . Your comments push us to set new goals and continue our hard work. We hope to see again in Athens and offer you our high-quality services. Always at your disposal, Angelina Skyla.

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