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Discover the treasures of Athens on an excursion that transports you back to the Golden Age of Greece. If you're planning some post voyage fun in the city, this tour is the ideal start to your extended adventure. A narrated drive will show you iconic landmarks, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, and the Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympics. However, nothing will prepare you for the awe you'll experience upon entering the one-and-only Acropolis. Climb the 150 stone steps leading to this ancient citadel and follow an expert guide on a two-hour archeological expedition. Walk in the shadows of ancient citizens as you explore sacred temples and monuments, including the magnificent Parthenon. Marvel as Athens spreads out below you in a jaw-dropping panorama. Afterwards, enjoy some free time in the charming neighborhood of Plaka before being dropped off at your hotel for some well-earned downtime.
This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
Enjoy a scenic one-hour drive across the Grecian landscape to the famed city of Athens.
Witness the mighty columns of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, which took more than 700 years to build.
Climb to the Acropolis for an archeological expedition sure to reveal countless secrets of the ancient word.
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KeyCard and photo identification
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Hat and sunglasses
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven surfaces with steep inclines and 150 steps.
Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
Pregnant women and guests with cardiac or respiratory conditions, or other medical restrictions, should consult their doctor prior to selecting this tour.
Guests with back, neck or knee issues should not select this tour.
Such precautions are beyond the control of local tour operator or Azamara Cruises.
Large backs, backpacks and oversized purses are not permitted inside the Acropolis archeological sites.
Ongoing restorations are frequently in progress at the Acropolis.
This tour is offered to guests with an extended overnight stay in Athens.The Acropolis can close for security due to large crowds, therefore some wait time may occur. Such events are beyond the control of the tour operator.
Drop off points will be at the Grand Bretagne Hotel at Constitution Square, Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel & Hilton Athens. Guests staying at other hotels may use the taxi services available at these hotels to reach their accommodations.Drive time from Piraeus to Athens is approximately 1 hour.
Location Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Tour Code PR33
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Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Azamara® shore excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions on board.
*Prices are representative, subject to change and availability and vary by sailing. Tours, tour dates, and times are subject to change and availability. A cruise booking number and at least one deposit payment is required to purchase a tour. Tours may be purchased online or by calling us up to four days prior to the cruise departure date. After that time, tours must be booked onboard.
Tours purchased prior to the cruise departure date will be charged to your credit card in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Tours purchased onboard will be charged in U.S. dollars to your KeyCard account. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program.
The providers of tour arrangements are independent contractors and are not acting as agents of representatives or Azamara. In no event shall Azamara be liable for any accident or harm to passenger, which occurs as a result of any acts, omissions, or negligence of any independent contractors.