A breathtaking 4-hours private photography tour in Athens

A breathtaking 4½-hours private photography tour in Athens


A breathtaking 4½-hours private photography tour in Athens; The half-day private photography tour in Athens is a five hours tour in the historical city of Greece, which will give you the chance to take some gorgeous pictures to boast about when returning back home. Athens is a very captivating city and you can be sure that you will absolutely love this photography tour.

What you will see during the half-day photography tour in Athens

The hill of Philopappou, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus, the Parliament, the Academy, Library and University of Athens, Lycabettus Hill

Highlights of the breathtaking 4½-hours private photography tour in Athens
  • The views from Philopappou and Lycabettus Hill
  • The city tour of Athens
  • The hidden photography treasures of Athens


Description of the private photography tour in Athens

parthenon in acropolis athens
The temple of Parthenon in the Acropolis

The private photography tour in Athens will start from the hill of Philopappou located in the heart of the ancient part of the city.

From there you will have an excellent view of the Holy Rock of the Acropolis and you can get impressive photos of the Parthenon with the backdrop of the city.

The tour will then continue taking you to the well preserved Temple of Zeus in Athens, where you can also see the Hadrian’s Arch, the site that divides the modern from the ancient part of the city.

You will also have the chance to visit the Panathenaic Stadium, which is the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and the finish of the classical Marathon race.

Change of the guards in Syntagma Square in Athens
Change of the guards in Syntagma Square


The private photography tour in Athens will then take you to Syntagma square, the main square of the city where you can see the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the change of the Guards just in front of it.

You will then head to the Panepistimiou Avenue where you can take pictures of the three most beautiful classical buildings in Athens: the Academy of Arts, the University, and the National Library of Athens, all three made of high-quality marble.

Finally, you will visit Lycabettus Hill, which is the highest hill in Athens, providing exquisite views to the entire city of Athens, and an excellent option to you to take some truly breathtaking pictures from high above the city.


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

Read our cancellation policy

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.

Page 1 of 2
ask for quote

Contact Information

Tour Details

Any bag or item with a single side longer than 50 inches (120 cm), including wheels, handles and packaging is an oversized item.