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A taste of Athens

Port/City: Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Verified Sustainable Experiences

Approximate Duration:
7 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*109.00 USD (Adult)
*79.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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Shore Excursions
A Taste of Athens - PR15

OVERVIEW: This tour is designed for those who would like to combine an overview of the highlights of Athens and a guided tour of the Acropolis with free time for shopping and transportation back to the ship is included. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a panoramic tour past the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, National Gardens, National Library, Parliament Building, and Panathinion Stadium. Enjoy a guided tour of the Acropolis and 3 hours for independent exploration or shopping. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over steep inclines, steps and uneven surfaces. Large bags, backpacks and oversized purses are not permitted inside the Acropolis archeological sites.
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Set out on a guided tour of Athens, then cap it off with several hours for independent exploration. Your narrated coach ride takes you past the Corinthian Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium - site of the first modern Olympics, Hadrian's Arch, and Parliament Building, formerly the Royal Palace. At the Acropolis, disembark and climb the steps for a guided visit. Conclude with approximately three hours to enjoy the city at your own pace.

• Guided Athens Drive: Choose sites you'll surely want to visit later, on your 45-minute overview of city landmarks.
• Acropolis: See ruins of ancient Greece, where sacred grounds are marked by some of the world's most enduring architecture.
• Parthenon: Brush up on your Doric, Ionian, and Corinthian terms before exploring this ancient symbol of Athenian dominance.

What to Bring:

• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable shoes

Important Notes:
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous".
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them. 
•  Guests must be able to walk approximately 1-1/2 miles over steep inclines and uneven surfaces with approximately 200 steps.
• Acropolis occasionally closes for security under crowded conditions.
• Some wait time may occur.
• Large bags, backpacks and oversized purses not permitted inside Acropolis.
• Ongoing restorations are frequently in progress at ruins.
• Guide will designate a time and place to rejoin your coach for return to ship.
• Guide will not return to port; an escort will assist with transfer.
• Guests failing to meet return coach are responsible for finding their own way back to ship.
• Tour sequence may vary.
• In addition to English this tour is offered in French, German, Italian and Spanish.
• A minimum of 20 guests is needed for the tour to run in a different language.
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