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Markets and Ruins of Ancient Athens Tour
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Price: $74.00
Special Instructions: GRUD - Markets, Ruins & Ancient Athens
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Custom Field 5: 11/3 AB - Cannot be booked within 48 hours of tour.




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Take a guided tour around Athens to see the best of the city's many attractions. This Athens tour gives you an extensive look at city life and takes you up close to the Agora, the Acropolis, and other major sights around town. Each Athens walking tour is capped at 12 people, ensuring an intimate time in the city. Get ready for the experience of a lifetime.

Your Athens sightseeing tour begins at Kotzia Square in the middle of the city. There youíll meet your group and prepare for a lively start to the business day. Athens is known for its food markets, where you can find all sorts of local fruits, veggies, and other fare. After getting a glimpse of just how lively these markets can get, youíll continue to the next stop of your tour, Monastiraki Square, a famous shopping district. Although the flea market is the main attraction, there are other notable sights including Pantanassa Monastery and the Adrian Library. Donít forget to pick up a souvenir or two while in the market; you will find everything from Greek instruments to handmade jewelry.

In addition to shopping, expect plenty of sightseeing. The Agora and the Acropolis are just two of the cityís attractions youíll encounter during this Greece tour. These ancient locales are full of history, and your tour guide will recount the many tales surrounding these epic sites. The Agora of Athens was an open public area dating back to 6th-century BC that served as the center of town; everything from city announcements to theatre productions took place in the Agora. The Acropolis is an ancient citadel that houses many of the cityís historic structures like the Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the goddess of wisdom Athena. Seeing these ruins up close will make your jaw drop Ė itís as if you traveled backed in time. You will be dropped off at the Acropolis area where you are free to enter the site for further exploration.

For a true taste of daily Greek life, as well as the chance to see the city's most famous landmarks, join this small group Athens tour. Sightseeing is easy with this guided tour.

Please Note: Entrance fees to certain locations on the tour are not included in the tour price. This tour ends at the Acropolis.

Tour Size
Small
Tour Type
Cultural, Active, Scenic
Tour Duration
3 Hours
Tour Departs From
Central Athens. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Moderate
Food/Beverage Provided
Coffee or a soft drink is included.
Recommended Dress
Comfortable clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes are recommended.
Restrictions
A maximum of 12 people is permitted on this tour. Guests must be able to walk on paved, as well as cobblestone surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas.

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