Best of Athens walking tour

The Best of Athens tour in a day

Join this amazing Best of Athens tour and discover the most famous landmarks of Athens as well as hidden gems in one day!

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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!

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 Licensed 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

Best of Athens tour Itinerary

Make the most of your time in Athens, by joining 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 than 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 & Hadrian's arch
Then admire the magnificent Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s 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 food markets & 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 change 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! 


Thank you for a beautiful and most memorable tour of Athens. We saw so many places that we would. never have seen without our guide. He shared his love of Greece and it's history in a way that brought it to life.

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