The Top Private Tours in Athens
Athens is one of the most enchanting and historically rich cities in the world. Despite being recognized as the largest city in Europe, it is said to have existed for more than 3.000 years. Hence, it is home to numerous monuments, temples and buildings that hold historical significance.
Athens, also the capital of Greece, is known to be culturally diverse. A quality that is portrayed on the very corners and walls of this vibrant city. The numerous mythical tales will capture your imagination, as you explore the breathtaking landmarks that make up Athens.
This land of diversity and magic should be at the very top of your travel list. To get the most out of your visit, you can hire and book a private tour for yourself and/or family. Let us take a look at some of the top private tours in Athens.
The Oracle of Delphi Private Tour
This is one archaeological site that you do not want to miss out on. The tour allows you to visit and experience the awe that Delphi has to offer. This site is home to the Temple of Apollo and the Museum of Delphi among many others.
Be prepared to take a trip down history as you learn the ancient secrets of Delphi. As you learn the events that took place there, be sure to take photos that will help you capture the moment.
Athens Food Tour
Once in Athens, you’ll want to know where you can get your food right? This tour will take you to the local central market that is home to a number of Athen’s cuisine. During the tour, you can get to sample some delicacies as you try to decide on which to purchase.
Private Taxi Service (Half-day)
Athens has numerous taxi- services that offer private tours around the city of Athens. As the title suggests, this tour is strictly a taxi tour. Of course, you can hop off every now and then to view the various museums and monuments that you see.
Depending on the service you hire, you will be taken to the main historical monuments of Athens. By the end of the tour, you should have at least visited the great Temple of Zeus among other museums, Herodes Atticus and the Zappeion Megaron Hall among others.
Archaeologist Tour Guide
The Jewel of Athens is definitely the Hill of Acropolis. Millions have travelled across the world to see this famous hill that holds the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the monumental gateway and the Temple of the Athena Nike just to mention a few. The best way to see and explore these wonderful and breathtaking monuments is by hiring a private tour.
Note that this will be a walking tour to ensure that you get the most out of the tour itself. During this tour, the guides will be sure to take you to the new museum that opened up in 2009. This museum, also known as the museum of senses, is regarded as one of the best museums globally. One visit there, and you’ll see why.
Of course, the tour involves a stop at one of the best Greek restaurants. While you’re enjoying the rich tasting Greek cuisine, you can enjoy the beautiful sights. Depending on where they take you, you’ll want to carry your camera so you can capture the precious memories.