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Athens City Break

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Product Code : AGORA845

Discover the timeless allure of Athens on this immersive 3-day city break. Begin your journey with a captivating exploration of ancient landmarks, including the iconic Acropolis with its majestic Parthenon and the bustling ancient Agora. Delve deeper into Athens' rich heritage with visits to the Temple of Zeus and the National Archaeological Museum, showcasing millennia-old artifacts and treasures. Wander through vibrant neighborhoods like Plaka and Anafiotika, where whitewashed houses and charming alleyways offer glimpses of traditional Greek life. Enjoy leisurely moments at Monastiraki Square, browsing eclectic shops and savoring local flavors at bustling tavernas. Conclude your Athens adventure with a seamless departure transfer, leaving you with lasting memories of this enchanting city.

Day 1: Arrival and Introduction to Athens

Upon landing at Athens International Airport, a friendly driver awaits to transfer you to your hotel in the city center. After settling in, embark on an immersive exploration of Athens' ancient heart. Begin with a visit to the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the majestic Parthenon stands tall. Marvel at the intricate marble carvings and learn about its significance in ancient Greek culture. Next, step back in time at the ancient Agora, once the bustling marketplace and political hub of Athens. Here, you'll find the remarkably preserved Temple of Hephaestus, adorned with Doric columns and intricate friezes. Conclude your day with a leisurely stroll through the Plaka neighborhood, with its labyrinthine streets, vibrant bougainvillea, and inviting tavernas. Enjoy a delightful dinner at a traditional Greek restaurant, savoring local specialties amidst a lively atmosphere.


Day 2: Ancient Ruins and Cultural Gems

After a refreshing breakfast, continue your journey through Athens' rich tapestry of history and culture. Begin at the Temple of Zeus, once housing a colossal gold and ivory statue of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Marvel at the towering Corinthian columns, which provide a striking contrast to the modern cityscape. Continue your exploration at the National Archaeological Museum, a treasure trove of ancient artifacts spanning millennia. Wander through its halls to admire iconic sculptures like the Bronze Statue of Poseidon and intricate pottery, gaining deeper insights into Greece's illustrious past. The afternoon offers a chance to explore Monastiraki Square, a vibrant hub buzzing with local life. Browse through eclectic boutiques, antique shops, and bustling markets, or relax at a café, sipping aromatic Greek coffee while soaking up the lively atmosphere.


Day 3: Cultural Highlights and Departure

Start your final day in Athens with a visit to the Panathenaic Stadium, the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble and the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Walk along the same tracks where athletes once competed and immerse yourself in the stadium's rich history through interactive exhibits. Next, wander through the enchanting Anafiotika neighborhood, a hidden gem beneath the Acropolis, where whitewashed houses and narrow alleyways transport you to a tranquil Greek island village. Admire the Cycladic architecture and take in panoramic city views from this picturesque enclave. Conclude your Athens adventure with some leisurely shopping in Plaka, a shopper's paradise filled with artisanal crafts, handmade jewelry, and traditional Greek products. As the day winds down, your departure transfer ensures a seamless journey to Athens International Airport, marking the end of your unforgettable Athens city break.

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure

- Accommodation in a centrally located hotel

- Daily breakfast at the hotel from day 2 onward

- Private guided tours of Athens' top attractions, including the Acropolis, Parthenon, and ancient Agora

- Expert local guide providing historical and cultural insights

- Visit to the Temple of Zeus and National Archaeological Museum

- Exploration of the charming Plaka neighborhood and Monastiraki Square

- Recommendations for dining options and traditional Greek cuisine

- Assistance with restaurant reservations

- Personalized itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences

- All taxes and service charges

- Flights to and from Athens

- Meals and beverages (other than breakfast)

- Entrance fees to additional attractions or museums not mentioned in the itinerary

- Personal expenses such as souvenirs, shopping, and tips

- Travel insurance (highly recommended)

- Any other item not specifically mentioned as included