Experience a 8 hours full-day sightseeing tour in Athens, Corinth Canal and Ancient Corinth with Athens Tour Greece, visiting some of the most important sites in close proximity to Athens.
During our tour you will see:
Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Zeus, the Mars Hill, Ancient Agora, Plaka and the Roman Agora of Athens, Constitution Square, House of Parliament, Unknown Soldier, Corinth canal, Ancient Corinth, Lycabettus hill
During our tour you will visit:
Acropolis and Parthenon, Mars Hill, Temple of Zeus, the Ancient Agora, Plaka, Parliament, Unknown Soldier, Corinth canal, Ancient Corinth, Lycabettus hill
The full day tour in Athens and Corinth is an excellent chance to combine the beautiful landscape with major archaeological sites in Greece.
The tour starts early in the morning from Athens and aims at providing a thorough overview of the modern city and Ancient Athens.
The tour will take you to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the house of the Parliament located at the Syntagma Square. After a short stop to watch the change of the guards, you will drive down Panepistimiou Avenue and see the Neoclassic Trilogy (Academy, University and National Library) reaching the Omonoia Square, which is one of the main squares of Athens.
Later on, the full day tour will take you to the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and the Hadrian’s Arch. The highlight of the tour in Athens is the visit to the Acropolis, which is the crowning monument of the city. Entering the site of the Acropolis, you will pass by the Gates known as Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Mars Hill, known as one of the main stops of St Paul and the Erechtheion with the Caryatides Maidens.
The tour will also drive you through the lovely and picturesque quarter of Athens, Plaka, and you will get to the Ancient Agora, where the most famous artists, scientists and philosophers like Solon, Socrates, and Plato used to spend their day. The Agora is also one of the preaching points of St Paul in Athens.
After seeing these sites, the tour will continue towards the Lycabettus Hill, where you can admire the view before heading to Corinth.
After a lunch with tasteful Greek flavors, the tour continues towards Corinth, driving by the coastal national road that will give you the chance to see some beautiful small seaside villages before reaching the Corinth Canal that connects the Ionian with the Aegean Sea.
Shortly afterwards, you will get to you will get to Corinth and the place where St Paul preached and wrote some of his famous letters.
Ancient Corinth was also a very important state city during the ancient years, the richest and most famous port of the ancient world, something evident even today from its remains.
Ancient Corinth includes important monuments, such as the Ancient Agora and the Temple of Apollo, that will give you an insight of how Corinth used to be.
The return to Athens will take place late in the afternoon, after almost 8 hours of a comfortable and safe tour in Athens and Corinth.