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Athens | “Capital of Democracy” 2days tour

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Duration

2 Days | 1 Night

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence started somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state.... More

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence started somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC.

Classical Athens was a powerful city-state. A center for the arts,  learning and philosophy, home of Plato’s Academy and Aristotle’s Lyceum, it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely because of its cultural and political impact on the European continent, and in particular the Romans.  In modern times, Athens is a large cosmopolitan metropolis and central to economic, financial, industrial, maritime, political and cultural life in Greece.

The heritage of the classical era is still evident in the city, represented by ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon, considered a key landmark of early Western civilization. The city also retains Roman and Byzantine monuments, as well as a smaller number of Ottoman monuments, while its historical urban core features elements of continuity through its millennia of history.  Athens is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery. Landmarks of the modern era, dating back to the establishment of Athens as the capital of the independent Greek state in 1834, include the Hellenic Parliament and the so-called “architectural trilogy of Athens”, consisting of the National Library of Greece, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Academy of Athens.  Athens is also home to several museums and cultural institutions, such as the National Archeological Museum, featuring the world’s largest collection of ancient Greek antiquities, the Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum and the Byzantine and Christian Museum. Athens was the host city of the first modern-day Olympic Games in 1896, and 108 years later it hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics, making it one of the few cities to have hosted the Olympics more than once.


Prices / minimum 4 persons

  • 195€/person in double or twin room for minimum 4 participants.
  • 155€/Kid age 4+ sharing a triple with parents for 4 participants.
  •  30€  Single difference.

Prices / 5 up to 8 persons

  • 185€/person in double or twin room for minimum 5 participants.
  • 145€/Kid age 4+ sharing a triple with parents for 5 participants.
  •  30€  Single difference.

For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • -The Parthenon
  • -Acropolis Museum
  • -The Hellenic Parliament building
  • -Daphni Monastery
  • -Museum of Cycladic Art
  • -Benaki Museum
  • -Byzantine and Christian Museum

Itinerary

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Summary - Program:
Summary - Program:

1st day: Morning departure from your hotel for an excursion that you should not miss. Visit the capital of Greece, Athens and the birth place of the western civilization. We will visit the Acropolis, the new Museum of Acropolis and we walk into the historical part of Athens (Plaka-Monastiraki-Thisio). Arrival at the hotel and time for rest. Late evening walk into the centre of the city. Overnight.

2nd day: Next day we will have free time for shopping and visit the archeological museum of Athens. Return to the hotels.

Suggested equipment taking with you:
Suggested equipment taking with you:

Comfortable casual shoes - clothing.
Hat.
Backpack.
Bottle of water.
Sunglasses.
Suitcase for 2 days.
Jacket.

Meeting points and departure time:
Meeting points and departure time:

Start point: Nedontos street 79, Kalamata (Next to main square). Departure time 07.30am.

Pick-up points : from all hotels of city of Kalamata.

Final information will be advised by sms or email four(4) days before the departure of your tour.

Entry requirements:
Entry requirements:

Basic physical condition.Light walking is nessecery.

Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food intolerances.

Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Level of difficulty / Characteristics :
Level of difficulty / Characteristics :

Participants should feel comfortable in travelling by bus, walking and able to walk.

Important notice:
Important notice:

For any tour, it is required a minimum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants, our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation Policy:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.

Covid19 special information:
Covid19 special information:

All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle (taxi-minivan-minibus-bus).
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..

Included/Excluded

  • Transportation with late model vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation on a 3 star hotel with breakfast in double or twin room.
  • English speaking escort-driver for participants 1-8 persons or
  • Local english speaking guide for participants from 9 till 50 persons.
  • VAT.
  • Liability Insurance.
  • Anything not mentioned above.
  • Entrance tickets to Archaelogical site and museum.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Any kind of food and beverage.
  • Tips and Portages.

Tour's Location

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FAQs

Why book with us?
Passionate About Travel
At Trigilidas Travel we love to travel. We have first-hand knowledge of the itineraries we put together and we know what our clients want when they travel.
Unique Experiences
We want you to have a unique experience, taking you to hidden gems, we can also add those extra touches to make things feel all the more special.
High Standard
Our properties are always of a high standard, our suppliers are vetted and assessed to make sure that our own high standards are met.
Service
We are as invested in your trip as you are, every guest really matters. We aim to give you excellent customer service, the perfect holiday and to leave you with a great impression of Greece.
Value
We like to give value for money, often we are cheaper than most group tours. Our Private tours are more flexible, tailored to your needs & better value for money
I'm not staying in a hotel, what is the closest pick up point?
You will need to provide the nearest major hotel to where you are staying, and enter these details as the pick up in your booking request. Alternatively you can make your way to the main departure point (Nedontos 79 str.)
Are you offering special group rates?
Trigilidas Travel as a tour organizer is specialized also to groups and private tours so please mail us at info@trigilidas.gr or info.trigilidas.com
Can I change/amend my booking?
It may be possible to amend your booking; however, this depends upon the type of amendment required and is at the discretion of the travel service provider. Contact Trigilidas Travel customer care department with your current booking details and specific details of your amendment, and we will be able to advise if the change/amendment is possible.
When do I receive confirmation of my booking?
The confirmation process depends upon the booking conditions. These are explained in the Additional Information field, located on the tour & activity information page. Most tours are confirmed at time of booking; however, others will be advised to you within 12-48 hours. If confirmation or otherwise is not received within 48 hours, please contact us for further assistance.

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