Athens City Break

Athens City Break

[4 Days Tour]

Athens City Break

Join our 4-day city break and visit one of the most ancient cities in the world. Discover the hidden myths and legend of the Greek mythology by visiting the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio and get an insight about the pillars of the modern democracy by visiting the Parliament and Acropolis museum. Athens is a fascinating town full of highlights and surprises, also famous for its vibrant nightlife and Greek cuisine. This trip will fill all your senses and will leave great memories for the lifetime.  

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Cape Sounio: Also known by ancient Greek as ‘Sacred Cape’, where the horizon meets the sea, enjoy the breath-taking 180 degrees views of the Aegean sea.

Poseidon Temple: One of the major monuments of the Golden Age of Athens, built to honor Poseidon, the ancient god of the sea, in the middle of the fifth century B.C.

Plaka: The oldest neighborhood of Athens, with colorful narrow streets and neoclassical buildings dating from the nineteenth century. Home of historic monuments such as the Roman Agora, the Bathroom of the Winds and Hadrian’s Library.

Syntagma Square: Also known as the “Constitution Square”, this lively white marbled square is also the main meeting point of the city, surrounded by famous hotels, bars and restaurants.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with English speaking local guide during the half-day Athens city tour on day 2 

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 3 nights´ accommodation 

MEALS:

  • 3 Breakfasts 

TRANSPORT:

  • Arrival transfer from Athens International airport or Piraeus port to the hotel in Athens
  • Departure transfer from the hotel in Athens to Athens International airport or to Piraeus port 
  • Air-conditioned transportation for Athens half day city tour on day 2 on a shared basis

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: half-day city tour of Athens with Acropolis site and museum (day 2)

OTHER:

  • Meet & Greet on day 1

Exclusions

  • Any airfares or airport taxes, supplements for which are quoted separately if applicable 
  • International nor domestic flights 
  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, and video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, any insurance etc.
  • Any visit not mentioned in the programme
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Travel Insurance, any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
  • City tax for the hotel overnights. Clients will have to pay the TAX on the spot at the hotels.
  • Visa fees

Please note

  • On day 2, the pick-up point for the clients accommodated at the hotel Arion is in front of the hotel Cecile, in Athinas 39, Athina 105 54, Greece, 2 min far from the hotel Arion. (Please arrive at the mentioned meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier).
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice 
  • Hotel early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.
  • The distances and travel times described in the itinerary may vary. 
  • No refund for unused services. Splitting of package is not allowed
  • Optional “Night out in Athens tour” is available in English and it includes: shared transportation, dinner in a typical Greek tavern with live music and Greek folk dances
  • Optional “One day cruise to three Saronic islands (Poros – Hydra – Aegina)” includes transfer from the hotel to the port, transfer from the port to the hotel, boat excursion, lunch on board, entertainment onboard
  • Please note city tax for the hotel overnights will be paid directly at the hotel.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1-3 Athens:

  • Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4*

OPTIONAL EXTRA

Pre- and Post – night stay in Athens:

  • Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4* 

Cancellation policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 6 days or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 30% if booking is cancelled 14 days or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 20% if booking is cancelled 30 days or less before event

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL ATHENS

On your arrival in Athens airport or port, you will be met and greeted by our tour representative, who will assist you with the transfer and with the check-in to your hotel in Athens. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to explore this never sleeping city. You may optionally visit Syntagma Square and get into the city’s vibe or explore the city in our “One night in Athens” tour, which will offer you the first insight into the ancient history of the cradle of the civilization. Enjoy shopping in one of the most popular streets of the city in the Kolonaki area or Ermou, and have a nice, quiet walk at the beautiful alleys of Plaka (the old district) where you can also find a big number of small shops selling souvenirs and other local artifacts. 

Overnight in Athens.

Day 2 :  ATHENS: HALF-DAY CITY TOUR

Early in the morning, after breakfast, begin your half-day Athens city tour at 7:35 am. Meet your guide in front of your hotel, hop on to your bus and explore the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city (clients accommodated in hotel Fresh will be picked up from the hotel´s reception; clients accommodated at the hotel Arion, will be picked up from the doorway of the hotel Cecile, Athinas 39, Athina 105 54, Greece, 2 min far from the hotel Arion). Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (shortstop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts an order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum (due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed). You will be back at the hotel at approx. at 13:30 pm. The rest of the day at leisure. Give a try to the local gastronomy at one of the Greek taverns and enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean coast or stroll down to ancient streets one more time and absorb this exclusive atmosphere on your own. 

Overnight in Athens.

Day 3 :  ATHENS

Wake up to luscious breakfast at the hotel and enjoy your day at leisure in this fascinating city. Explore the city on your own rhythm, or you can book our optional one day cruise to three Saronic islands (Poros – Hydra – Aegina) and gain thousands of memories (not included, optional extra). If you decide to book this optional tour, you will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning in order to take you by coach to the port for embarkation on the cruise ship. At 08:15 the cruise ship departs and sails for the first stopover on the island of Hydra. You will spend approximately one hour, thus you have free time to explore the unique island. Embarkation and sail to the island of Poros, separated from Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros town. Leisure time in Poros will be approximately 60 minutes. After two hours trip we shall arrive to the last port, the island of Aegina, where you have time to swim to the nearest beaches of the island. Total time to be spent one hour and a half. Lunch is served on board during the voyage. Re-embarkation and sailing back to the port. Arrive late in the afternoon and transfer by coach back to your hotel. 

Overnight in Athens.

Day 4 :  DEPART ATHENS

Wake up to your beautiful breakfast in the hotel and enjoy your last day in this long-standing metropolis. At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the airport of Athens (or Piraeus port) to take your flight home or to your following destination.

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Athens City Break

  • 4 Days
  • From : Athens
  • To : Athens
  • Tour
  • Guide : English
  • Minimum age : 18 Years Old

* This product requests separate payment. Promotion code or coupon from Ticket Here is not applicable.

Join our 4-day city break and visit one of the most ancient cities in the world. Discover the hidden myths and legend of the Greek mythology by visiting the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio and get an insight about the pillars of the modern democracy by visiting the Parliament and Acropolis museum. Athens is a fascinating town full of highlights and surprises, also famous for its vibrant nightlife and Greek cuisine. This trip will fill all your senses and will leave great memories for the lifetime.  

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Cape Sounio: Also known by ancient Greek as ‘Sacred Cape’, where the horizon meets the sea, enjoy the breath-taking 180 degrees views of the Aegean sea.

Poseidon Temple: One of the major monuments of the Golden Age of Athens, built to honor Poseidon, the ancient god of the sea, in the middle of the fifth century B.C.

Plaka: The oldest neighborhood of Athens, with colorful narrow streets and neoclassical buildings dating from the nineteenth century. Home of historic monuments such as the Roman Agora, the Bathroom of the Winds and Hadrian’s Library.

Syntagma Square: Also known as the “Constitution Square”, this lively white marbled square is also the main meeting point of the city, surrounded by famous hotels, bars and restaurants.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with English speaking local guide during the half-day Athens city tour on day 2 

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 3 nights´ accommodation 

MEALS:

  • 3 Breakfasts 

TRANSPORT:

  • Arrival transfer from Athens International airport or Piraeus port to the hotel in Athens
  • Departure transfer from the hotel in Athens to Athens International airport or to Piraeus port 
  • Air-conditioned transportation for Athens half day city tour on day 2 on a shared basis

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: half-day city tour of Athens with Acropolis site and museum (day 2)

OTHER:

  • Meet & Greet on day 1

Exclusions

  • Any airfares or airport taxes, supplements for which are quoted separately if applicable 
  • International nor domestic flights 
  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, and video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, any insurance etc.
  • Any visit not mentioned in the programme
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Travel Insurance, any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
  • City tax for the hotel overnights. Clients will have to pay the TAX on the spot at the hotels.
  • Visa fees

Please note

  • On day 2, the pick-up point for the clients accommodated at the hotel Arion is in front of the hotel Cecile, in Athinas 39, Athina 105 54, Greece, 2 min far from the hotel Arion. (Please arrive at the mentioned meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier).
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice 
  • Hotel early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.
  • The distances and travel times described in the itinerary may vary. 
  • No refund for unused services. Splitting of package is not allowed
  • Optional “Night out in Athens tour” is available in English and it includes: shared transportation, dinner in a typical Greek tavern with live music and Greek folk dances
  • Optional “One day cruise to three Saronic islands (Poros – Hydra – Aegina)” includes transfer from the hotel to the port, transfer from the port to the hotel, boat excursion, lunch on board, entertainment onboard
  • Please note city tax for the hotel overnights will be paid directly at the hotel.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1-3 Athens:

  • Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4*

OPTIONAL EXTRA

Pre- and Post – night stay in Athens:

  • Standard hotel Category = Hotel Arion or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Fresh or similar 4* 

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL ATHENS

On your arrival in Athens airport or port, you will be met and greeted by our tour representative, who will assist you with the transfer and with the check-in to your hotel in Athens. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to explore this never sleeping city. You may optionally visit Syntagma Square and get into the city’s vibe or explore the city in our “One night in Athens” tour, which will offer you the first insight into the ancient history of the cradle of the civilization. Enjoy shopping in one of the most popular streets of the city in the Kolonaki area or Ermou, and have a nice, quiet walk at the beautiful alleys of Plaka (the old district) where you can also find a big number of small shops selling souvenirs and other local artifacts. 

Overnight in Athens.

Day 2 :  ATHENS: HALF-DAY CITY TOUR

Early in the morning, after breakfast, begin your half-day Athens city tour at 7:35 am. Meet your guide in front of your hotel, hop on to your bus and explore the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city (clients accommodated in hotel Fresh will be picked up from the hotel´s reception; clients accommodated at the hotel Arion, will be picked up from the doorway of the hotel Cecile, Athinas 39, Athina 105 54, Greece, 2 min far from the hotel Arion). Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (shortstop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts an order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum (due to certain restrictions in the visiting hours of the new Acropolis museum the order of the program can be changed). You will be back at the hotel at approx. at 13:30 pm. The rest of the day at leisure. Give a try to the local gastronomy at one of the Greek taverns and enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean coast or stroll down to ancient streets one more time and absorb this exclusive atmosphere on your own. 

Overnight in Athens.

Day 3 :  ATHENS

Wake up to luscious breakfast at the hotel and enjoy your day at leisure in this fascinating city. Explore the city on your own rhythm, or you can book our optional one day cruise to three Saronic islands (Poros – Hydra – Aegina) and gain thousands of memories (not included, optional extra). If you decide to book this optional tour, you will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning in order to take you by coach to the port for embarkation on the cruise ship. At 08:15 the cruise ship departs and sails for the first stopover on the island of Hydra. You will spend approximately one hour, thus you have free time to explore the unique island. Embarkation and sail to the island of Poros, separated from Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros town. Leisure time in Poros will be approximately 60 minutes. After two hours trip we shall arrive to the last port, the island of Aegina, where you have time to swim to the nearest beaches of the island. Total time to be spent one hour and a half. Lunch is served on board during the voyage. Re-embarkation and sailing back to the port. Arrive late in the afternoon and transfer by coach back to your hotel. 

Overnight in Athens.

Day 4 :  DEPART ATHENS

Wake up to your beautiful breakfast in the hotel and enjoy your last day in this long-standing metropolis. At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the airport of Athens (or Piraeus port) to take your flight home or to your following destination.