Once the most powerful city in Ancient Greece, it still embodies the spirit of the goddess after whom it was named. Many history lovers and archaeologists dream of a lifetime of excursions to Athens. If you are lucky to visit the homeland of democracy, theater and the entire Western civilization, get the support of an English-speaking guide to understand the versatile cultural heritage of this unusual city.
An experienced tour guide will reveal the history of Athens through unique architectural monuments, will show the most picturesque urban landscapes. A sightseeing tour with a personal guide usually starts with a visit to the Acropolis, the sacral pearl of Greece with the ruins of ancient temples erected in honor of Athens, Zeus, Hephaestus. Their majestic white columns seem to float above the city, giving travelers the opportunity to appreciate its divine perfection. Besides this symbol of classical architecture, excursion programs in English include a number of other sights:
While in Athens, try to find time to do the following things:
Excurzilla advises to go to Athens in August-September, when hotel prices start to decrease and the streets become quieter. Some tourists prefer to visit this city in winter to enjoy its beauty in an idyllic setting of peace.
Available tours in other cities: Rhodes, Heraklion, Akrotíri, Lerapetra, Corfu, Agios Nikolaos, Santorini, Delphi, Greece, Chania, Kalabaka, Thessaloniki, Crete, Rethymno, Mykonos, Arachova, Ouranoupoli