Athens - Ancient Corinth Tour

Full Day
One Day

Description

In this tour you will explore a selected number of some of Athens’ famous highlights as also the Canal Corinth and Ancient Corinth. A 1 ½ hour beautiful drive from Athens we will reach our destination. This tour is ideal either you stay in Athens or have some hours layover (cruiseship stop).

Tour Highlights

  • Acropolis hill: The masterpiece of Ancient Greece! You will see the Parthenon (the main temple of the hill dedicated to godess Athena protector of the city of Athens), Propylea, temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, Theatre of Herod Atticus and Theatre of Dionysos.
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus: One of the biggest sanctuaries in Greece in Corinthian order dedicated to god Zeus.
  • Old Olympic Stadium (Kallimarmaron): The first Modern Olympic Games took place here in 1896. Also the finishing line of the 2004 Olumpics Marathon race.
  • Lycabettus hill: The highest point of the city providing amazing scenery for breathtaking photos.
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Changing of the guards): A ritual taking place every hour all year long in front of the greek Parliament.
  • Canal of Corinth: A 6 km long Canal connecting the Peloponnese peninsula with the mainland.
  • Ancient Corinth: In the archaeological area you will see ruins of where the city of Ancient Corinth used to be, one of the wealthiest city states in Ancient Greece.In the museum you will find statues, mosaics, pottery and other artifacts from that era.
  • Lunch: at a local greek tavern with traditional greek cuisine.

Additional Information

Pickup location: Your hotel, Pireaus port, Athens airport or other location.
Dropoff location: Your hotel, Pireaus port, Athens airport or other location.
Duration: The tour duration is 9 hours.

What's extra

Acropolis hill ticket: 20 € / per person
Temple of Olumpian Zeus ticket: 6 € / per person
Ancient Corinth ticket: 8 € / per person

Ticket fee discounts
  • People with disabilities (67% and above) get a 50% discount on the ticket by showing a legal paper (disability card) to confirm.
  • Also European citizens over 65 years of age have a 50% discount on the ticket fee by showing their identity card or passport to confirm.
  • Young people under the age of 18 have free access showing their identity card or passport to confirm age.

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