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Glamorous Athens by Night private sightseeing tour 4-h

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the enchanting Athens by night with our unforgettable 4-hour private sightseeing tour. This captivating experience, complete with a lively folk dance show and a delectable dinner in the iconic Plaka neighborhood, is a must-do for those seeking to combine sightseeing and entertainment in an unforgettable way.

Experience the Glamour of Athens by Night: A Captivating Private Sightseeing Tour

During this tour, you’ll have the opportunity to witness Athens in its most alluring light, as the city transforms into a dazzling spectacle after dark. Those who have experienced the magic of Athens by night will attest that it is a truly unforgettable and cherished memory.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere, where historic landmarks take on a new dimension under the soft glow of illumination, and the energy of the city pulses with a unique rhythm. From the iconic Acropolis to the bustling streets and vibrant tavernas, Athens by night offers a captivating perspective that will leave you spellbound.

With our expert guides leading the way, you’ll not only marvel at the city’s breathtaking sights but also delve into its rich cultural tapestry. The lively folk dance show and authentic Greek dinner in the charming Plaka district will transport you to the heart of Greek traditions, where you can savor the flavors and rhythms that have enchanted generations.

  • Overview of Athens’ most significant landmarks
  • Experience the enchanting illuminations of Athens by night
  • Traditional Greek dinner with live music and folk dances in Plaka
  • Includes hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Available nightly (April-October), Thursdays and Saturdays (November-March)

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Enchanting Athens by Night: A Private Illuminated City Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the nighttime splendor of Athens with our private illuminated city tour. Your evening adventure begins with a convenient hotel pick-up, whisking you away to explore the city’s most dazzling attractions under the soft glow of illumination.

In the heart of Athens, your private driver will unveil the city’s most iconic landmarks, each bathed in a warm, enchanting glow. Discover the grandeur of the Temple of Zeus, the historic Arch of Hadrian, and the serene National Gardens, where nature’s beauty takes on a magical quality at night. Witness the Parliament at Syntagma Square, a majestic sight against the backdrop of the illuminated cityscape.

The tour’s crowning jewel is the awe-inspiring Acropolis, where the Parthenon stands as an eternal symbol of Athens’ rich history and architectural marvels. Finally, ascend to the panoramic Lycabettus Hill, offering stunning vistas of the city’s twinkling lights, creating a lasting memory of your enchanting evening in Athens.

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Sparkling Sights and Seaside Delights

Marvel at the stunning Marina of Zea, a yachting haven where you can savor the refreshing sea breeze while admiring the impressive vessels belonging to the international jet set. Immerse yourself in the luxurious ambiance and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this prestigious marina.

Our tour continues with a visit to the charming Mikrolimano, a picturesque small fishing harbor nestled in the heart of Piraeus. Stroll along the lively waterfront, where an array of inviting bars and restaurants beckon with the tantalizing aromas of traditional Greek cuisine.

Discover the perfect spot to unwind and indulge in the local flavors while enjoying the enchanting nighttime ambiance.

Plaka by Night: Immersing in Greek Music and Dance

After exploring the sparkling seaside gems, our enchanting Athens by Night tour will take you back to the historic center, where the charming Plaka neighborhood awaits. Nestled at the foot of the iconic Acropolis, this picturesque neighborhood exudes a cozy and welcoming atmosphere that captures the essence of Greek hospitality.

Here, you’ll enjoy an authentic Greek dining experience in a traditional taverna, where live music and an enchanting folk dance performance will transport you to the heart of the nation’s rich cultural tapestry. Enjoy the sounds of the bouzouki, famous Greek songs and the mesmerizing movements of authentic folk dances that have delighted visitors for generations as you savor the flavors of mouthwatering local cuisine.

This unforgettable tour will culminate with a seamless return to your hotel, leaving you with the cherished memories of a fun-filled evening in the captivating capital of Greece.

Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
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