Athens Museum and Tour City Break
A unique synthesis of timeless classical elegance and joyful modern vibrance, Athens is Europe’s coolest new city-break destination...
Athens: Europe's coolest new city-break destination!
The thriving city of Athens is there to be savoured and experienced: be awed by the illustrious Acropolis, the large variety of museums, the theatre plays and musical events at such famous venues as the ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus, quirky picturesque neighbourhoods, the wine bar scene, traditional and Neo-Hellenic cuisine, lively bars and lush boutiques, sun-seeking at the beaches of nearby Athenian Riviera, illustrious archaeological sites and a bustling night-life – just to name a few!
The revered cradle of democracy and birthplace of western thought and civilisation, ancient mother of celebrated philosophers, poets and sculptors, host to the first modern Olympic Games, effervescent in its modern vitality and with a friendly and charming society, Athens beckons visitors and illuminates the mind and the senses. Athens was named the Emerging Cultural City of the Year for 2017 at the Leading Culture Destinations Award in London on 29 September 2017.
A unique synthesis of timeless classical elegance and joyful modern vibrancy, Athens is Europe’s coolest new city-break destination. Our themed, high-end Athens City Break programmes are distinguished for their own unique flavour and focus.
Prepare to be thrilled by our four day / three night, high-end Archaeology and Museum City Break programme, which attractively combines a private tour of the impressive National Archaeological Museum and the illustrious Acropolis Museum, with an illuminating tour of the city.
The private, six-hour programme on Day 2 is conducted by a licenced and highly experienced archaeologist-guide. Transport is by air-conditioned car driven by professional driver.
Accommodation includes breakfast and is provided at a select hotel with convenient access to the Acropolis.
> Be impressed by the treasures of the National Archaeological museum of Athens
> Let the timeless wonders of the Acropolis Museum inspire you
> Draw in the rich sights of modern and ancient Athens during our city tour
> Revel at the Acropolis
> Explore and sample the vibrant and friendly modern city of Athens
> Sample the Greek coffee culture
> Be inspired both by the traditional and Neo-Hellenic cuisine
Transfer from Athens airport to your hotel by private luxury minibus.
After a leisurely breakfast, your archaeologist-guide will meet you at your hotel and will lead you to a thrilling and richly-informative tour of the two museums, while providing a city tour which will highlight the landmarks of Athens. Lunch at a typical Greek restaurant and drop-off at your hotel.
The day is free for you to explore and experience this classic yet modern and bustling city at your own pace. Ideas, information and tips as to what to do and where to go will be sent to you free of charge upon booking: visit the iconic and unmissable Athens Acropolis, wander in wonder at the buzzing Varvakeios market, participate in a Greek cooking lesson, ride a bike at the pedestrian street network, sample the Greek coffee culture, try meze and ouzo the authentic Greek way, go shopping – the possibilities are endless!
Transfer from your hotel to Athens airport by private luxury minibus.
Points to note
The tour is accompanied by an expert, licensed guide who is fluent in the group’s language. Transport is by air-conditioned coach, accommodation is at specially-selected, European standard high-class city and country hotels, bed and breakfast basis double sharing, whilst the price also includes daily lunch and dinner, welcome and farewell dinners, Athens airport transfers, bottled mineral water, museum / archaeological site entrance fees and hotel porter gratuities.
The programme does not include flights to and from Greece and personal travel insurance. An example of how to obtain travel insurance can be found here.
- 3 nights accommodation at select central Athens hotel, including breakfast
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entrance fees on Day 2
- Lunch on Day 2
- Professional, licenced archaeologist-guide on Day 2
- Hotel pickup and drop-off for the tour of Day 2
- Transfers from and to airport by air-conditioned minivan
- Air tickets to and from Athens
- Gratuities (optional) to the guide and the driver
- Anything not mentioned in the 'Included' section
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