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National Gardens of Athens (Ethnikos Kipos) Tours

National Gardens of Athens (Ethnikos Kipos)
With nearly 40 acres of well-kept gardens, sky-high forests and ancient ruins the National Gardens of Athens (Ethnikos Kipos) offers travelers a natural escape unlike any other. Commissioned by Queen Amalia in 1838, this unique destination is home to more than 500 species of plants and animals and a vast landscape dotted with the busts of Greek poets, gods and political figures.

Travelers can wander the grounds, which offer a scenic escape from the chaos of Athens, and sip hot coffees at the small outdoor café after combing through the Botanical Museum or the garden’s small zoo. Close proximity to the Olympic stadium makes it a perfect stop for those on a tour of Athen's most famous historical sites.

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The National Gardens of Athens is located behind the Greek Parliament building. It is open from sunrise to sunset daily and is accessible from three different entrances.
Address: Amalias 1, Athens, Greece
Hours: Sunrise to sunset daily
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Athens National Gardens Segway Tour

Athens National Gardens Segway Tour

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View the highlights of Athens with ease on this 2-hour Segway tour, with a local guide. Save your legs from walking and ride a fun, self-balancing, electric Segway around some of Athens’ top city sights as your guide recounts their history. See the Old Parliament House, Hadrian’s Arch and other landmarks; and admire the Temple of Zeus and Panathinaikos Stadium, home of the first modern Olympic Games. Choose from three departure times to suit your schedule and enjoy a personalized experience on a small-group tour that's limited to 12 people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.10
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$71.10
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Athens Electric Bike Tour

Athens Electric Bike Tour

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Make easy work of Athens’ busy streets and steep hills by whizzing around the sights on an easy-to-ride electric bike. Glide effortlessly around the hilltop ruins of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, pedal around the atmospheric Old Town of Plaka, and explore lively Monastiraki. Hop off along the way to see the New Acropolis Museum, Hadrian’s Arch, Panathenaic Stadium and the National Gardens of Athens.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.64
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$56.64
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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Explore the ancient monuments and bustling energy of Athens on a fun and easy bike tour. Cover much more distance than walking while peddling along bike-friendly paths and streets, stopping to learn about the city’s long history and legends from a local guide. Cycle around the Acropolis and past other iconic ruins including the Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, and the Keramikos Cemetery.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$36.07
$43.98
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Historical Athens and Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour

Historical Athens and Acropolis of Athens Walking Tour

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See ancient Greece's most impressive sights on this Athens walking tour. Get an up-close look at the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as the presidential guards who protect it. Explore the National Garden and wander the timeworn streets of Plaka. Then, cap your tour at the Acropolis of Athens, the Greek capital’s UNESCO World Heritage–listed showstopper, where the Parthenon and other classical ruins await.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.00
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$47.00
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Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

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Delve into the history of ancient Greece on this Athens walking tour. With an expert guide, stroll around the historic heart of Athens to see Syntagma Square, the Parliament Building, and the ancient ruins tucked around the slopes of the stunning, UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Check out fascinating archaeological exhibits in Syntagma Square and admire awesome views of the Parthenon as you view the Theater of Dionysus, Odeon of Herodes Atticus and other sights. With revealing commentary from your guide throughout, this walking tour of Athens will delight history buffs. Please note admission to the Acropolis is at your own expense.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.23
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Athens Sunset Bike Tour

Athens Sunset Bike Tour

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Hop on a bike for this fun and fascinating 2-wheeled tour around Athens, capped off by an unforgettable sunset. Follow a friendly tour leader to most of the capital’s major sights and panoramic viewpoints. Cover much more ground than walking while enjoying the flexibility to stop often and soak up scenes of daily life along the way.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.98
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Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

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Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

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Hop on an e-bike for a leisurely morning cycle through the historical center of Athens. With the bike’s electric motor, you’ll save your energy for sightseeing on a route that takes in landmarks such as the UNESCO-listed Athens Acropolis, National Garden, Panathenaic Stadium, and more. Ample photo stops are included through the tour, and you’ll also get a break for a coffee or ice cream, depending on the season.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.72
$54.23
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Athens Heart Small Group Walking Tour

Athens Heart Small Group Walking Tour

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The ideal introduction to Greece’s history-packed capital, this small-group, half-day walking tour covers the highlights of Athens. Discover a storied heritage spanning thousands of years, from the hilltop Acropolis to the iconic changing of the guards in front of the Hellenic Parliament. Tours include a complimentary Greek tea or coffee.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.28
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$66.28
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Half Day Athens city tour

Half Day Athens city tour

The safety & health of our passengers and drivers is very important to us Due to the emergency conditions because of Covid-19, our company has taken all necessary measures Our drivers always wear masks and gloves We provide antiseptic wipes and one use masks to ours clients We clean the vehicles after each service We only transfer the permissible number of people Οur company has been active in the field of transportation for many years with professional drivers and a selection of cars. Our main concern is the safe and comfortable transport of our passengers
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.15
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$83.15
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Athens Walking Small Group City Tour With Skip The Line Of The Acropolis Ticket

Athens Walking Small Group City Tour With Skip The Line Of The Acropolis Ticket

Small group tour of maximum 12 persons. Small group tours guarantee personalized service and flexibility. Walk through Athens's most important historical sites. Official guide throughout all duration. All entrance tickets are included in the price.Vistit the Acropolis with skip the line ticket.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.45
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Athens Photographer (PRO)

Athens Photographer (PRO)

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The Ultimate Souvenir. Whether you are jet setter, a one day visitor, or an alley wanderer, Athens is full of pleasant surprises. It is so exciting since you are already visiting the capital of Greece, to cherish everything: the locals, cultural heritage, natural beauty, and poetic language. The best way to capture these moments is by booking an Athens Photo Tour. I am glad that you are with me for this journey.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 10 minutes
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$48.20
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$48.20

A Segway Journey: Athens Tour From The Ancient Past To The Present

A Segway Journey: Athens Tour From The Ancient Past To The Present

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Experience the city of Athens in a different and fun way: go by Segway. Beat the traffic and take a break from walking as you explore many incredible highlights gliding through the city. Your guide will take you on a journey to discover a city rich in history, mythical stories, philosophy, art, and drama. See the New Acropolis Museum, Ancient Agora, Hadrian’s Library and many more spots. With less time spent walking, you’ll have more time to visit incredible places in just half a day.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.41
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Athens Highlights Walking Tour

Athens Highlights Walking Tour

Start your time in Athens on the right foot with a comprehensive walking tour that helps you check off more than a dozen monuments in a single morning or afternoon. Learn the history behind ancient landmarks like the Acropolis, Propylaia, Nike Temple, Dionysus Sanctuary, and Agora, and watch one of modern Athens’ most intriguing rituals at the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Leave your guidebook behind and take it all in.
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  • 3 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.20
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Mezedaki tasting and cycling tour on a eBike in Athens

Mezedaki tasting and cycling tour on a eBike in Athens

Bike Athens with an eBike! Enjoy fun and easy Athens bike tours on electric bikes to the top attractions where we explore off places you will not see on a bus tour. During our Athens bike tours we try to follow the least frequent routes possible, of course we will make a stop at the main sights but also follow the so called off-beaten tracks, using parks and pedestrian lanes.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.62
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$100.62
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Athens Layover Tour: Make the Most of the City in 3 Hours

Athens Layover Tour: Make the Most of the City in 3 Hours

Are you in Athens just for a layover? Are you staying only for a few hours? Make the most of it by joining our walking tour that will take you to Athens' best spots. This way you will get to know the city, feel the real vibe and experience the best of Athens in just 3 hours. This is a walking tour during which you will see all the major landmarks of the city with the help of a local guide. It's ideal for travelers who have limited time and want to make the best of their visit to Athens as they stroll around the center of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.00
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Athens Sights and Food eBike Tour

Athens Sights and Food eBike Tour

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Explore the best of Athens with very little effort on this electric bike tour. With a local guide, set off by electric-powered bike to discover the Greek capital’s ancient and modern highlights. Cruise by the Greek Parliament on Syntagma Square, see the Panathenaic Stadium, and explore historical Plaka and the ancient ruins beneath the Acropolis. Travel much of the way along traffic-free streets, stop to sample tasty Athenian delicacies, and hear about the sights from your informative guide, via the provided headsets. Numbers are limited for a small-group experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.71
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Highlights and Hidden Gems in Athens Walking Tour

Highlights and Hidden Gems in Athens Walking Tour

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Perfect for travelers seeking an alternative sightseeing experience, this Athens sightseeing tour reveals the city’s highlights and hidden gems. Alongside your guide, you’ll stroll down secluded alleys and over ancient roads and tick off top Athens attractions including the Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Uncover the best souvenir shops and local haunts, and sample a traditional Greek sweet in a café. On this small-group tour, limited to 12 people, you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.20
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$48.20
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Athens City by Night Segway Tour

Athens City by Night Segway Tour

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Discover the magic of Athens at night on this Segway tour. After a brief training session, you’ll hit the streets, cruising through Plaka and the Zappion gardens. See monuments like Parliament and the Parthenon lit up at night. This tour includes helmets, reflective vests for safety, and the services of an experienced guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.25
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$107.25

Private Shore Excursion to Athens and Corinth

Private Shore Excursion to Athens and Corinth

See the highlights of Athens and Corinth in a day on this private tour. Drive up the highest hill in Athens for views of the city and the Parthenon. Then, head out into the countryside for a traditional Greek wine tasting and lunch (own expense). Customize your tour by adding a visit into the Parthenon (extra expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$470.00
Price varies by group size
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$470.00
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Athens Full Day Tour

Athens Full Day Tour

Its the best way to see all famous atraction in Athens in a comfort and luxury way. All our taxis are fully-equipped with clima and wi-fi and offer you a comfortable, safe and luxury transfer. And since your child’s safety is our priority, every WebTaxi car has child’s car safe seats ready to use. Our goal and priority is to ensure your accomodation and comfort. For every business need or even a meeting with the culture of Athens, Greece via our tours, WebTaxi guarantees your safe and luxury transfer.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$425.11
per group
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$425.11
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Athens and Piraeus City Tour (8 hrs)

Athens and Piraeus City Tour (8 hrs)

Experience our high-quality Athens city tour. Book your taxi among our modern fleet. What makes us to stand out: -We quarantee: • Safe, easy, hassle-free transfer • High-quality services -We offer: -Pick up from a professional, licenced, reliable, english-speaking driver -Assistance for any concerns about your stay with the eye of a localler. -Air-conditioned cars -Free wifi on board -We can provide, upon request, the baby seat that is suitable for your child’s age. Let us be the wonderful start of your unique experience in Greece.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$327.01
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$327.01
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Best of Athens City Segway Tour

Best of Athens City Segway Tour

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Enjoy a sightseeing adventure in Athens on the world’s most intuitive electric vehicle. After a quick training session, strap on a helmet—it’s included in the tour price—and cruise to must-see sites like the Acropolis, the Ancient Angora, Panathinaikon stadium, and Mars Hill. Cover more ground than you could on two feet and stop by hidden corners of the city that you won’t read about in a guidebook.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.43
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Total Athens Sweet Delights Food Walking Tour

Total Athens Sweet Delights Food Walking Tour

Greece is the type of place where you can see ancient ruins alongside pulsating, bohemian neighbourhoods; where the old world co-exists with a sort of anarchic urbanisation. On this six-hour tour, you will admire classical landmarks and one of Europe's trendiest neighbourhoods, all with a local guide by your side. Throw in some delicious food and a spot of shopping and you've got a well-balanced tour that allows you to see two very different sides of our fair city. 
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.53
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Athens Classic Tour - A 3000 Years History City Alternative Presented Selfguided

Athens Classic Tour - A 3000 Years History City Alternative Presented Selfguided

TRIP DETAILS We discover the hidden corners of the city and ancient Athens by cycling in places such as the Hill of Pnyx, the old Observatory and the Monument of Philopappos, the prison of Socrates, the Roman Agora, Koile, Aristotle’s School and Hadrian’s Library. We admire the incomparable view of the Panathenaic Stadium and the Acropolis from Arditos Hill, the Parthenon and the port of Piraeus from Philopappos Hill, the Ancient Agora and the whole of Athens from Areopagus Hill. We cross the oasis of the National Garden and the Zappeion, Plaka and the traditional district of Anafiotika. We also experience the contrasts of the modern city: designer storefronts and shops with second hand goods, trendy restaurants and quaint cafés. And after tasting traditional souvlaki, we complete our cycling in the shadow of the Acropolis.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.46
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$67.46
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Frequently Asked Questions

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What are National Gardens of Athens (Ethnikos Kipos) hours of operation?
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National Gardens of Athens (Ethnikos Kipos) hours of operation: Sunrise to sunset daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. 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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