The Best of Athens Tour in a Day

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Eureka Athens

Eureka Αthens!! This is probably what our beloved Archimides would have shout after he had taken a walk with us in the astonishing scenery of modern Athens. We are a local boutique tour company offering high quality experiences in the city of Athens and in selected Greek destinations always aiming to create great memories to our visitors to take back home.

  • Private Tour
  • 7 Hours
  • Athens, Greece

Best of Athens tour in a day

Whether you have only one day in Athens or you want to optimize your time in the Greek capital, join our Best of Athens tour in a day. In just 7 hours you will see Athens’ main monuments, explore famous districts and hidden local favorite areas, along with your expert licensed guide! After this tour you will have a deeper understanding of Athens history from ancient times until today!


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Meeting Point

The meeting point is outside Acropolis metro station (Makrigianni str.)

Pick up from hotel within 10 minutes walking distance from meeting point is offered for free.


Historic Landmarks

Visit the Acropolis, the Acropolis museum, the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, the Lycicrates monument, observe the Guards outside of the Greek Parliament. Explore famous districts such as Plaka, Monastiraki, Thiseio and the liveliest part of the city, the Athens central food markets.

Lunch break

Enjoy a delicious lunch, as an extra option to the tour, at a local tavern and taste delicious Greek traditional dishes.

Expert Licenced Guide

Your guide will give you an insight of the rich history of Athens through interesting facts and you will also witness the modern way of live in this bursting City.

Easy Access

Meet your guide outside the Acropolis metro station, which is one of the most central metro stations in Athens. Pick up from your hotel/accommodation within 10 minutes walking distance from the meeting point can be arranged

Price Includes

  • Walking tour of Athens
  • Guided tour to the Acropolis and Acropolis museum
  • Entrance fee of Acropolis and Acropolis museum
  • Skip the line
  • Expert Licensed guide
  • Pick up from hotel within 10 minutes walking distance from meeting point
  • All taxes and VAT
  • Hygiene products (hand sanitizers and face masks)

Price Excludes

  • Entrances to the Temple of Zeus, the Ancient Roman and Greek Agora or other archaeological sites
  • Private expenses
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Your lunch

Best of Athens Tour Itinerary

Make the most of your time in Athens, join this best of Athens tour and see the city’s highlights and local hot spots in one day!

Acropolis Hill

There is no better place to start this best of Athens tour by visiting the Acropolis hill! First, see the Parthenon and then all the other monuments while your passionate guide shares his knowledge with you and giving you a great journey through the thriving times of Athens.

Acropolis Museum
Continue your Best of Athens tour by following your guide to the Acropolis Museum to admire all the exhibits there, namely Archaic Gallery, the Caryatid Ladies. and of course the Parthenon Gallery!
Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch
Then admire the magnificent Temple of Zeus and Hadrians Arch, two great monuments giving you a fusion feeling between Ancient Greek and Roman times.
Walk in old Athens
Walk in the narrow streets of Plaka, admire remaining ancient monuments like the Lysicrates monument and explore the oldest neighborhood of Athens
Walk in Monastiraki
Continue your walking tour at the slopes of the Acropolis, pass by the Ancient Roman Agora of Athens and the Hadrian’s Library. At Monastiraki square deep more in city’s evolution from the ancient, Medieval and modern history and let your guide show you a secret river and hidden gems only locals know.
Athens central markets and lunch break
Blend with the locals in the Athens central food markets, feel the amazing atmosphere and indulge to some olive or nuts tasting directly from the market. The perfect place to have our lunch break if you desire!
Syntagma square and changing of the guards
Walk through Athens’ most famous shopping street, Ermou, and reach the most central Square of Athens where you will see the change of the guards and have a relaxing walk inside the National Gardens.

This is a private tour so feel free to customize it as you wish!

Just contact us and we will create a tour adjusted to your needs! 

Our Commitment to Safety

What was always a top priority for us is the security of our guests and guides.

  • Our guides were always equipped with tissues and hand sanitizers for guests use  and now we incorporate even more intense security measures on our tours  such as masks and other hygiene products.
  • We run only in small or private groups which helps to maintain social distancing.
  • Our guides will make sure to avoid being in closed areas with a lot of people gathered.
  • Tours that include transferring are private and vehicles are sanitized.