Duration

5 hrs

Destination

Piraeus port-Athens

About The Tour

While your cruise ship docks in Piraeus, witness Athens classical highlights on a 5-hour guided shore excursion with a special price of 20€.

Overview

After disembarkation from your cruise ship in Piraeus port, you are welcomed by α GeoTravel representative. Joining other cruising passengers you will board on our air-conditioned coach to start your journey. Our Shore excursion starts approx. 1.5 hrs after the arrival of the cruise ship at the port.

Departing from the Piraeus port you will continue along the cost, reaching Kastela before entering Athens. Driving through Athens you will see The Panathenaic Stadium or known as Kallimarmaro, Zappeio Mansion, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Adrian’s Arc, Constitution and the Classical Trilogy (Athens Academy, National Library and Athens University).

At the end of the sightseeing you will reach Acropolis. At the Holly Hill of Acropolis of Athens, you will explore the graceful and enduring Parthenon which is one of the most famous Archaeological sites in the world. During your tour, you gain an insight into the significance of its historic monuments including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and you will end the tour in Plaka, the Ancient Agora. In the shadow of the Acropolis and its ancient temples, hillside Plaka has a village feel, with narrow cobblestone streets lined with tiny shops selling jewelry, clothes and local ceramics. Sidewalk cafes and family-run taverns stay open until late, preserving the energy of the past.

Enjoy this unique stroll through the narrow roads of Plaka before you return to your ship.

Highlights

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

Additional Info

  • The price is per person for adults. For children up to 10 years old, 50% discount is applied. Infants under 2 years old are free of charge seating on parents lap.
  • 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.

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 the following cancellation policy is acceptable:

7 days prior service:                    pay 50% on the total
3-6 days prior service:                pay 75% on the total
24 hrs and less prior service:    pay 100% on the 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

From:
20€

Price Includes

  • Transfer by deluxe A/C vehicle from Piraeus port and return
  • Service of professional licensed escort
  • 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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