Duration

5 hrs

Destination

Piraeus port-Athens

About The Tour

While your cruise ship docks in Piraeus, witness Athens classical highlights on this 5-hours shore excursion.

Recommended for groups of minimum 10 people and Travel Agencies.

Last minute reservations: We do accept reservations up to 24hrs prior the tour.

Overview

After your disembarkation from the cruise ship at the Port of Piraeus, you will be welcomed by the representative of GeoTravel. Together you will board the luxury air-conditioned vehicle to start your day.

Starting from the port of Piraeus, you will continue along the coast arriving in Kastela before entering Athens. Arriving in Athens you will see the Panathenaic Stadium or Kallimarmaro, the Zappeion Palace, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Arch of Andrianos, the Constitution Square and the Classical Trilogy (Academy of Athens, National Library and University of Athens).

At the end of the city tour you will reach the Acropolis. At the sacred hill of the Acropolis of Athens you will get a chance to explore the graceful Temple of the Parthenon, one of the most famous archeological sites in the world. During your tour you will have the opportunity to get to know the importance of historical monuments, including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and you will complete the tour in Plaka, the Ancient Agora of Athens.

In the shadow of the Acropolis and its ancient temples, the hillside gives a sense of village, with narrow cobbled streets full of small shops selling jewelry, clothes and handmade ceramics. The sidewalk cafes and family taverns remain open until late, retaining the energy of the past.

Enjoy this unique walk in the narrow streets of Plaka before returning to your ship full of unforgettable memories.

Highlights

  • Athens sightseeing
  • Kallimarmaro
  • Zappeio Mansion
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Adrian’s Arc
  • Constitution, Classical Trilogy – Athens Academy, National Library and Athens University
  • Acropolis of Athens
  • Parthenon
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Plaka
  • Ancient Agora of Athens

Additional Info

  • Bring sun protection (sun cream, hat, sunglasses); temperatures can reach over 86°F (30°C) during summer.
  • Low heeled comfortable shoes are recommended due to some uneven and slippery paths.
  • Last minute reservations: We do accept reservations up to 24 hrs prior the tour. Full payment for the trip is required upon the confirmation of the reservations. All the last minute reservations are non-refundable.
  • Lower rates for larger groups (20+pax) available upon request!

Terms & Conditions

Amendments
Geo Travel reserves the right to accomplish any amendments on regular shore excursions’, one day tours’ programs & timings and also abort a specific program/timing during the season. For any previous booked tour/timings which have been cancelled, a new tour program or timing will be suggested as a replacement. If the replacement does not satisfy you, you will be granted with a full refund.

Any scheduled tour or visit, in case of delay due to bad weather, damage of the vehicle used for transportation or any other reason is postponed to the next few days, and if this is not possible it is permanently canceled and no claim is made against the office for compensation as the reason of the cancellation is “force majeure”.

 It is emphasized that the travel agency is not able to anticipate or control circumstances that are foreign to its sphere of influence and may lead to the cancellation of the trip or damages due to non-performance or faulty performance of the agreed travel services.

Typical examples of such cases are: strikes, accidents, diseases, epidemics-pandemics, organic disturbances due to local conditions, altitude, climate, due to meals not included in the itinerary or due to insufficient hygiene conditions due to external factors, external factors, injuries, wars or terrorist acts, airstrikes, earthquakes, weather conditions, fires, epidemics, toxic infections and any other emergency or «force majeure». In the above cases, the travel agency is not responsible for repairing any damage caused by them.

Insurance
Our clients are covered by the professional indemnity insurance of our office as well as from the bus transfer insurance which is obligatory in Greece. Our buses are fully insured. Concerning the rest of the tour, if the clients wish to be covered by commercial general liability, it is upon request and a matter upon negotiation with our clients with an extra cost.

Cancellations

In case of cancellation due to withdrawal the following cancellation policy is acceptable:
7 days prior service:                    pay 50% on the total
3 days prior service:                    pay 75% on the total
24 hrs and less prior service:     pay 100% total

Notes

1/ In all above cases, bank expenses that occur for the refund will be deducted from the payment.

2/ For large groups (15 people or more), some expenses, due to their nature, (example: restaurants, prepaid entrance fees) might not be refundable, if the cancellation comes within 4 days before service, whatever the cancellation reason is.

3/ by reserving one of our services you agree with the above terms.

Price Includes

  • Transfer by deluxe A/C vehicle from Piraeus port and return
  • Service of professional licensed escort or guide
  • All the taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Entrance fees into the Archaeological Site of Acropolis: Full: €20, Reduced: €10
  • Gratuities
  • The price does not include what is not listed as included.

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