Adorable 6-h photography tour in ancient and modern Athens

Adorable 6-h photography tour in ancient and modern Athens


Adorable 6-h photography tour in ancient and modern Athens; This six-hour private photography tour in Athens is an option you should not miss if you are into photography and especially if you are interested in ancient ruins and archaeological sites.

Athens is definitely a city that will satisfy even the most demanding visitor with a variety of options for photo shooting ancient and modern Athens.

What you will see during this 6-hour photography tour in Athens

The Acropolis, Ancient Agora, the Stoa of Attalos, the Roman Agora, Lycabettus Hill, Plaka

Highlights of the Adorable 6-h photography tour in ancient and modern Athens

  • The Acropolis of Athens
  • The ancient part of the city of Athens
  • The picturesque district of Plaka
  • The views from Lycabettus Hill
  • The little corners of modern Athens that will amaze you


Description of the 6-hour photography tour in Athens

The Acropolis of Athens
The Acropolis of Athens

Our six-hour photography tour in Athens will give you the chance to enjoy Athens like one of its residents and will give you an insight into the local culture of the Athenians.

This private photography tour is designed for those who enjoy visiting ancient monuments and archaeological sites and are able to discover their beauty and capture it with their camera.

Your professional driver will take you to the actual Acropolis Hill, with its magnificent Parthenon, Erechtheion, and the Porch of Maidens, to admire the classical beauty of Athens in person. Next, we’ll visit the ancient Agora of Athens built at the feet of the Acropolis, in the picturesque quarter of Plaka, which will give you endless options for shooting.

Plaka is a maze of cobblestone streets with pots of flowers and neoclassical houses you will absolutely love. Meandering streets, gardens, and stone walls will give you the impression that you are not in Athens but in one of the famous Greek islands.

hadria'ns library in Athens
Hadrian’s Library in Athens

The ancient Agora

You will see the Stoa of Attalos, where you can visit the incredibly beautiful temple of Hephaistus and the Byzantine Church of St Apostles nearby.

You will also see the remains of Hadrian’s library, built by the famous Roman Emperor, which was one of the most important libraries of the Roman times.

You will see the Roman Agora and the Fethiye Djami mosque which is one of the few remaining Ottoman monuments in the city. The Octagonal tower built by Andronicus, with the sundial, and the hydraulic clock will also amaze you, showing you how technology was advanced at the time.

The private tour will also bring you to the central market in Athens, where you can visit the fish and meat market; you will get ample time to take numerous pictures there since the themes are various and depict the Greek culture and habits.

fruit and vegetables market in Athens
In the central market of Athens


Finally, you will visit the Lycabettus hill that provides the best views of the entire city of Athens. Allow your gaze to stretch from the northern mountains that surround Athens to the port of Piraeus to the south, and take some pictures that will impress everyone back home.

Join Athens Tour Greece and enjoy one of the most memorable experiences of your life with this photography tour in the city of Athens of today and yesterday.


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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