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Anafiotika Tours and Activities

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Sprawling up the northern slopes of the Acropolis and peeking above the rooftops of Plaka, Anafiotika is a tiny enclave of steep, cobbled alleyways lined with squat, whitewashed stone houses reminiscent of villages in the Greek Islands. The area was developed by skilled craftsmen from the Cycladean island of Anafi, who arrived in Athens in 1843 to work in the building boom that followed independence from the Hellenic Republic. Taking advantage of an ancient decree that allowed people to keep their property if they could build it between sunset and sunrise, the islanders worked on grand neo-classical palaces by day and their own cramped quarters by night.

Part of Anafiotika was torn down in the 1950s and now only around 50 of the artisan dwellings remain, tucked between the miniscule churches of Agios Georgios tou Vrachou and Agios Simeon, both also the work of the Anafi islanders. Their descendants still live in their mini-homes, amid splashes of color from scented gardens and balconies awash with bougainvillea and pots of scarlet geraniums.

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Acropolis Private Skip the Line and Hidden Gems Tour
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Acropolis Private Skip the Line and Hidden Gems Tour

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On this skip-the-line tour, you'll save time visiting the Athens sight you’re most excited to see: the Acropolis. You’ll whiz past the crowds, and hear fascinating commentary about the UNESCO-listed site. Your itinerary also leaves time for highlights including Hadrian’s Library and the Roman Agora, as well as hidden gems such as the tiny village of Anafiotika and Greek Orthodox churches. Please note the admission to the sites is not included in the price of the tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.15
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$80.15
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Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens

Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens

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Escape the well-trodden tourist track and discover a quieter side of Athens on this leisurely walking tour. With a local guide, explore the tucked-away areas around the slopes of the Acropolis and uncover their ancient and recent past. Stroll around the cobbled Plaka, Athens’ Old Town; and delve into Anafiotika, where the sugar-cube houses mirror a whitewashed Cyclades village. Discover the ancient sites of Mars Hill and Philopappou Hill, and savor a delicious Greek picnic and glass of wine as you gaze over Athens sprawled below.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.72
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$60.72
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The History of Athens: Greek Mythology Private Tour

The History of Athens: Greek Mythology Private Tour

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Get an on-the-ground lesson in Greek history on this private walking tour. Explore the atmospheric streets of Athens while learning about the myths and legends of ancient Greece from an informative guide. Visit the Trilogy of Athens, learn about neoclassical architecture, explore the Central Market and hear about Hermes, the God of Commerce, explore the colorful local spice market and more on this affordable half-day outing.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.88
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$91.88
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Athens Classic eBike Tour

Athens Classic eBike Tour

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Discover the top sights of Athens with ease on an electric bike tour, led by a local guide. Hop on your electric-powered bike, and make light work of Athens’ attractions following a route that’s mostly traffic-free. Ride around the Acropolis rock and ancient agora, delve into historical Plaka, see the Bath House of the Winds, and more. Stop to savor a traditional Greek coffee, and learn about the sights via the crystal-clear headset commentary from your guide. Numbers are limited on this small-group tour for a more personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.47
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$58.47
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Private Athens Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer
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Private Athens Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

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Memorialize your time in the Greek capital with a private, 1 to 4 hours photoshoot and walking tour in Athens. Stroll through some of the city’s most picturesque locales with a professional photographer guide and have your photo taken against the backdrop of ancient ruins, lush gardens or typical Athenian streets. Learn about the city’s history along the way, and receive a web gallery of high-quality images of you and your sweetheart, friends or family.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$237.46
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Athens at Night Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

Athens at Night Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

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Discover the most ancient and atmospheric quarters of Athens on a small-group night walking tour. Feel the weight of history while passing the Greek and Roman Forums, and admire views of the illuminated Parthenon and Acropolis as the city's nocturnal energy comes alive in pubs and cafes. Catch the sound of the ‘laterna’ barrel piano drifting through doorways as you wind along narrow streets, and then complete the evening with a delicious Greek dinner in a traditional tavern.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.43
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$101.43
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A Taste of Athens Food Tour with Unique Traditional Specialties

A Taste of Athens Food Tour with Unique Traditional Specialties

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Stroll around the narrow streets of Athens old town and get the opportunity to taste traditional drinks & snacks while visiting picturesque local shops. Of course tables are reserved at all venues, no eating on the go or standing! What will you taste: Homemade lemonade and traditional baklava. Glass of tsipouro p.p. served with cheese & cold cuts platter. Glass of red wine (Nemea) p.p. served with local cheeses platter & bread. Cup of Greek coffee p.p. & traditional cherry sweet. An experienced, educated, certified (EFR) & friendly facilitator will be accompanying you to assist you with anything you might need! Our activity takes place in the outdoor areas of the venues, following all the Covid-19 guidelines. Starting Friday, July 16 2021, indoor venues such as restaurants, bars, and theaters will only be accepting vaccinated, recovered and seated-only customers (ΚΥΑ 44779.2021).
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.44
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$64.44
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Athens Private Photo Shoot / 3hours

Athens Private Photo Shoot / 3hours

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- YOU CAN STILL HAVE FUN IN THIS UNPRECEDENTED ERA!- This is a very safe, fully outdoors experience with spacious distance in-between us while we explore beautiful Athens! We take all the now-established measures to ensure safety without missing on the fun! * We will meet in a central spot of Athens and we will enjoy a 3 hours' private walk on a very picturesque route. While I photograph your best moments and fun back-dropped by the ideal known and unknown spots of the city, I will also introduce you to hidden gems of ancient and modern Athens and tell you stories about Greece’s history. * While enjoying my chilled, polite, fun and very friendly character that is guaranteed to put you at your ease, I will provide you with a lot of information and suggestions about Athens and make you see the city from an insider’s point of view and discover the heart and soul of the amazing city of old and modern Athens! * You may check my work at Instagram: @personalphotographerinathens
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.99
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$178.99
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Athens Old Town: Monastiraki and Plaka Small Group Walking tour
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Athens Old Town: Monastiraki and Plaka Small Group Walking tour

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This small-group walking tour is ideal for travelers who want to venture beyond the top tourist attractions of Athens. By exploring the city with a guide, you’ll discover hidden alleyways and unusual sites that you wouldn’t find alone. Visit the neighborhood of Plaka, and finish the tour in Monastiraki. 
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.99
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Athens Old City Treasure Hunt with a Tablet and Game App

Athens Old City Treasure Hunt with a Tablet and Game App

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We provide you with a tablet & a customized software installed, which encourages engagement with your surroundings & cooperation between all players. Enjoy the huge potential of up-to-date technology, combined with a great variety of types of games. Use tools like maps, GPS coordinates, puzzles, riddles, quizzes, pictures & videos. Get to know the town & its history through this interactive & fun mission! Our company is an innovative alternative tours / activities organizer, active since 2004.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.20
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$106.20
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Private Full Day Athens Photography Tour
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Private Full Day Athens Photography Tour

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Discover the highlights and hidden treasures of Ancient Greece and learn the tips and techniques of professional photography on this guided, full-day, private photo tour. Walk the city streets and the outskirts of the Greek capital. Learn practical tips from a professional photographer guide, capturing the details that many amateurs miss. See the city from an entirely new perspective and get creative pictures to make memories that last a lifetime. Hotel pickup, drop-off, and transportation are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$356.78
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$356.78
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Live Online Experience: Discover the heart and the soul of Athens

Live Online Experience: Discover the heart and the soul of Athens

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Explore Athens with a local insider from the safety and comfort of your own home. Join a unique online LIVE tour and discover the heart and soul of the Greek capital. Discover Ancient and Modern Athens live, learn how life goes on in the one of the most Ancient Cities of the world. Discover hidden gems and districts of Athens, lets talk about mythology, history, legends and the contemporary life in Athens. From the safety of your home we visit together the Market of Athens, we stroll around Acropolis hill, and the most Ancient district of Athens Plaka, we discover the hidden island of Athens and we admire the view of Acropolis Hill. Discover the street art of Athens, the monuments and the ruins of the city. Verify the correct time in your own timezone using Timeanddate(com) to convert your local time to Athens, Greece time
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$24.29
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Private Custom Tour with Local Driver in Athens or Nafplio with Lunch

Private Custom Tour with Local Driver in Athens or Nafplio with Lunch

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Customize your Greek adventure on a private day tour from Athens. The itinerary is based on your personal preferences and you can choose from the Epidaurus theater, Cape Sounion, and many other points of interests. Private end-to-end transportation - with complimentary wifi - allows you to cover more ground comfortably. Your guide is always on hand and reachable by a provided mobile phone while you’re exploring independently. The tour also includes lunch at a restaurant off the beaten path.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$341.23
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Athens Highlights: Myths & Philosophers Walking Tour

Athens Highlights: Myths & Philosophers Walking Tour

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Greece is the place where philosophy was born and thrived. Accompanied by a member of our team, you will journey through time in all the philosophical movements of ancient Greece and discover deep connections with our Myths and Gods of Olympus. Democracy, physics, astronomy, ethics and many other applied sciences stem from philosophy and, naturally, philosophers are considered the world’s first intellectuals. Through a 4 hour private walking tour you will learn every interesting fact about philosophers from Thales of Miletus to Socrates and Plato, and from Aristotle to the Cynic philosopher Diogenes of Sinope, whose famous answer towards Alexander the Great “Stand out of my sunlight”, when he was asked whether there was any favour he might do for him, is indicative of his character. You will get acquainted with the most important myths of the ancient greek world such as the story behind the birth of goddess Athena and everything around mischievous god Hermes.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.12
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Small-Group Wine Tour in Athens with Tasting

Small-Group Wine Tour in Athens with Tasting

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Join us on a walk through the picturesque streets of Athens' old city "Plaka" and visit 3 unique local wine bars, each with its own history and personal style. We do not just try wine, we get the information about each variety, the ways it is made. We try 6 different varieties of Greek wine all of them grown and produced in Greece by local vintners, each of them chosen for its distinct taste and origin. What will you taste: 6 glasses (75ml) of wine p.p. Meze (Greek appetizers) served at each wine bar (rusks or salty sticks, cheese, olives, tomato). A roadbook with information regarding the local wine varieties you are tasting. Reserved table on all venues An experienced, educated, certified (EFR) & friendly facilitator will be accompanying you to assist you with anything you might need! Our activity takes place in the outdoor areas of the venues, following all the Covid-19 guidelines.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.37
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Athens at night

Athens at night

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ATHENS ... AT NIGHT! Noon NIGHT WALK ON FOOT BY MONASTIRAKI, ANAFIOTIKA, PLAKA & TISEO Daily at night throughout the year.  Included in this excursion  • Spanish speaking companion guide.  • 3 hour walking tour.  • Small groups of up to 7 travelers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.92
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Athens: On the prowl- Cats of Athens Plaka, Self-Guided audio tour on your Phone

Athens: On the prowl- Cats of Athens Plaka, Self-Guided audio tour on your Phone

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If you love cats, this self-guided Athens tour is perfect: letting you discover the city’s legendary felines and their favored hotspots at your own pace, yet with guided commentary. Download the Android or iOS mobile app, and follow the directions to Athens’ areas popular with felines. Roam the cat-prowled Plaka, Agora, and more; and hear nuggets and facts about the city’s ancient love of cats that you’d probably miss independently.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$9.53
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Athens Heart Private Walking Tour

Athens Heart Private Walking Tour

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Discover the best of Athens on this private city walking tour. Over the course of 4 hours, you’ll visit the Arch of Hadrian, the Panathenaic Stadium, the National Garden, Syntagma Square, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Monastiraki Flea Market, Ancient Agora, and more. Enjoy a traditional Greek coffee and chat with your local guide about this fascinating meeting place of ancient history and contemporary life.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.44
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$121.44
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Private Downtown Athens Tour

Private Downtown Athens Tour

Admire the change of Evzones guards, stationed at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Greek Parliament. Stroll through the Greek National Gardens. Admire Zapeion Megaron, walk down Herodes Atticus road and see the Greek Presidential Residence. Continue to the Panathenaic Stadium and the Temple of Olympian Zeus the largest of the ancient Greek temples, one of the first to be conceived and the last to be completed. After a quick break for beverages our tour continues in the picturesque shaded streets of Plaka one of the most iconic areas of Athens. Discover the secrets of classical antiquities such as the Ancient circular Lysicrate’s Monument. Your tour will finally take you to the vibrant Monastiraki area, where you will have the chance to get to know Hadrian’s library, the Roman Forum and the Flea Market. Our tour ends at Monastiraki Metro Station where our guide will provide you a Parthenon Tours souvenir.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$238.01
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Photogenic Athens with a Local

Photogenic Athens with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Each LocalBini Experience is conducted in a small group of up to 8 people. Come with me to discover the city of Athens through your camera lens! Join me on this short city walk for this unique opportunity to get to know the city from an insider’s point of view and take stunning pictures of it at the same time! Our walk will take us from Monastiraki Square to the Mama Roux. While you use your camera to capture the beauty of Athens, you will also get to discover local spots and hidden gems that your typical tourist guide won’t show you. Treat your curiosity by discovering an alternative side of Athens and all the unique beauty it has to offer! Don't forget to book the Experience at a suitable time to have the best light possible for the pictures!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Acropolis and Athens Old Town Walking Tour
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Acropolis and Athens Old Town Walking Tour

Get to know Athens and its Acropolis with the old town Join a small group tour for a perfect introduction to the Greek Capital Combine history, archeology, and local neighborhood experiences in Athens Follow your expert guide to learn about Greek mythology and history in the Acropolis Discover a little hidden gem dormant the little village of Anafiotika hidden for many tourists
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.43
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Private walking tour- Enjoy a Sunset Tour in Plaka

Private walking tour- Enjoy a Sunset Tour in Plaka

After your pick -up from your location, we will enter the old alleys of Plaka, passing by the Lysicrates Monument, Tripodon street, old taverns, and well-known residences. We will walk next to the Rizokastro wall, climbing the stairs of the Anafiotika neighborhood to admire a panoramic view of Athens, and we will pass by the old University heading towards Monastiraki. Step by step, Plaka will lose its touristic edge and, despite its bustling streets, it will soon begin to feel like home. With this tour, we will attempt to go beyond the façade, delving into the human aspect of this community, which has remained vibrant for centuries and has inspired numerous Greek and foreign artists. Accompanied by the echo of the old “laternas” or the cantatas that, once upon a time, used to be performed in these streets, we will recount stories of love and betrayal.Our tour will finish at around 19:00(low season) and 21:00(high season) and your guide will accompany you to your location.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.19
Price varies by group size
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$143.19
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Private Ancient Agora, Monastiraki and Plaka Tour

Private Ancient Agora, Monastiraki and Plaka Tour

We start our journey at Tzistaraki Mosque, one of few surviving examples of a mosque in Athens. We then visit Hadrian’s Library, which was the largest in Athens and with its columned façade and high surrounding walls, is built to impress. We make a stop to admire the Ancient Agora including the Stoa of Attalos, the most impressive building in the Athenian Agora. We then stroll through Avyssinia’s square where you will have the chance to purchase special items from the traditional local antique shops. We will then make a break for snacks and beverages at Monastiraki square. The tour resumes with a stop at the Roman Forum, Tower of the Wind and the Madrasah Gate. We then pass through the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka andAnafiotika and get to know Ermou Street, the most famous commercial road in Greece. Our tour ends at Syntagma Metro Station where our guide will provide you a Parthenon Tours souvenir.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$238.01
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Athens Private Photo Safari Tour

Athens Private Photo Safari Tour

Discover Athens’s most famous landmarks with a professional photographer who can help you get postcard-quality photographs. Venture off the beaten track to explore the equally vibrant counterculture, often missed by tourists. Capture exceptional images of imaginative modern graffiti and colourful street scenes that contrast beautifully with the city’s classical architecture. This tour provides a fabulous opportunity to hone your photography skills and create your own picture-perfect memories in one of the world’s greatest historic cities. Explore the most picturesque parts of Athens & click some of your best selfies ever! With the help of a local photographer, you’ll wander through the bustling side of the city discovering some of the world’s not-to-miss historical landmarks. Stroll around alternative districts and discover the city’s back alleys with artsy vibes and creative locals. Capture colorful moments as you venture to a food market and a flea market.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Should I book Anafiotika tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Anafiotika can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Anafiotika 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Anafiotika costs USD 9.53. Guided Anafiotika tours start around USD 9.53 per person.
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