This shore excursion in Athens is specially destined for cruise passengers to experience the best of Athens with a private tour highlighting its major sites. See the Parthenon and explore the ruins of the Acropolis, and the ancient Agora. Visit the new Acropolis Museum and admire the Greek antiquities. Enjoy a walk and free time to stroll the colorful shops and cafes of the Plaka. Visit the famous Corinth Canal with its breathtaking views. Drive through the wine roads of Nemea wine region and taste some of the most famous wine with its awarded local variety “Agiorgitiko”.
You’ll see: The Acropolis – the Parthenon – Erechthion – Temple of Athens Niki – Temple of Zeus – Hadrian’s Arch – the Parliament – monument of the Unknown Soldier – Panathenian Stadium – ex royal house – Kolonaki – Lycabettus Hill
Visits: The Acropolis – the Parthenon – Erechthion – Temple of Athens Niki – Lycabettus Hill – Corinth canal – Nemea
Highlights of Athens Deluxe; Full day cultural and wine tasting private shore excursion
- 8 – hour morning cultural and wine tasting private shore trip of Athens & Peloponnese
- Combines Athens’ modern and classical sites guided by our experts
- Explore the wonders of the Acropolis and Nemea’s famous wines
- Highlights of modern & ancient Athens, including, The Acropolis – the Parthenon – Erechtheion – Temple of Athens Nike, the new Acropolis Museum, Corinth canal, and the area of Nemea
- English-speaking guide/driver
- Pickup and drop off at your cruise ship pier
Description of Athens Deluxe; Full day cultural and wine tasting private shore excursion
After you meet with your private tour driver at your cruise ship pier relative early (08:00 is proposed), board your modern 4 seater, 10 seater or 17 seater vehicle, according your group size, leaving the airport terminals, for a 40 minute drive to Athens through the scenic suburbs.
Visit the mighty Acropolis dominating the center of Athens, to see the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Greece, and the trade mark of Athens.
Visit on the top of the famous hill, the Propylaea (Entrance), the Erectheum, the Temple of Wingless Victory and, of course, the crowning glory of Athens, the incomparable Parthenon, the greatest monuments all times.
It is time for lunch. You will enjoy a Greek home made lunch and relax for some time. We’ll continue your private shore trip taking the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf towards Corinth.
After almost an hour we’ll have our first stop at the impressive Corinth Canal. Take beautiful photos and we will continue to Nemea.
Nemea is well known through the centuries for its legendary Nemea games (third in fame after the Olympic and Delphic games), and for its famous local grape variety “Agiorgitiko).
Taste some of the many awarded wines and admire the body, the aroma and the unique taste of the red, rose and white wines.
We end this private shore trip by taking the same route back to the cruise ship pier.