A unique synthesis of timeless classical elegance and joyful modern vibrancy, Athens is Europe's coolest new city-break destination. Our themed, high-end Athens City Break programmes are distinguished for their own unique flavour and focus.
The revered cradle of democracy and birthplace of western thought and civilisation, ancient mother of celebrated philosophers, poets and sculptors, host to the first modern Olympic Games, effervescent in its modern vitality and with a friendly and charming society, Athens beckons the visitor and illuminates the mind and the senses. Athens was named the Emerging Cultural City of the Year for 2017 at the Leading Culture Destinations Award in London on 29 September 2017.
This four-day Athens City Break - Museum and City Tour programme is one of a series of our Athens City Breaks, each with its individual thematic focus and 'flavour'.
This private, six-hour , two-museum and City Tour on Day 2 is conducted by a licenced and highly experienced archaeologist-guide. Transport is by air-conditioned car driven by professional driver.
Accommodation includes breakfast and is provided at a select hotel with convenient access to the Acropolis.
The programme is as follows:
Transfer from Athens airport to your hotel by private luxury minibus.
After a leisurely breakfast, your archaeologist-guide will meet you at your hotel and will lead you to a thrilling and richly-informative tour of the two museums, while providing a city tour which will highlight the landmarks of Athens. Lunch at a typical Greek restaurant and drop-off at your hotel.
The day is free for you to explore and experience this classic yet modern and bustling city at your own pace. Ideas, information and tips as to what to do and where to go will be sent to you free of charge upon booking: visit the iconic and unmissable Athens Acropolis, wander in wonder at the buzzing Varvakeios market, participate in a Greek cooking lesson, ride a bike at the pedestrian street network, sample the Greek coffee culture, try meze and ouzo the authentic Greek way, go shopping - the possibilities are endless!
Transfer from your hotel to Athens airport by private luxury minibus.