Upon arrival in Athens, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. With equal measures of grunge and grace, Athens is a heady mix of ancient history and contemporary cool. It is an amazing city to discover on your own with its numerous museums, parks, and the shopping areas of Kolonaki, Hermou, Voukourestiou Street, Monastiraki and Plaka. Overnight in Athens.
Today after breakfast, proceed for a half day morning tour of Athens. See Syntagma Square, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Athens Academy, the University, the National Library and the Hadrianu0092s Arch. Pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus and visit the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. On the Acropolis visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally u0093the harmony between material and spiritu0094, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era, the museum of Acropolis. At the end of the tour, drop off at the hotel or at the city centre. Remainder of the day at own leisure. Overnight stay in Athens.
Breakfast in the hotel. Full day at own leisure (free and easy) or, take an optional tour such as one day cruise Hydra-Poros-Aegina (including lunch). Overnight stay in Athens Hotel.
Today after breakfast, proceed to Athens Airport for your flight back home with happy memories of Alifetimetrip.