After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a half day city tour. Explore the remains of the glorious past by visiting the famous archaeological sites and museums. The tour starts with a brief stop at the Panathenian Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896. Continue and pass by the Presidential residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit its museum and the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally, the most famous the Parthenon. Then, visit the new Acropolis museum and admire the wonders of the classical era. Return to your hotel in the afternoon. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city on your own.
Overnight in Athens