Discover Athens & the Acropolis
- City trip
- 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Explore the history of amazing Athens on an unforgettable city trip, including breakfast, a guided tour of Athens and the Acropolis, and flights
Jump into a long weekend in sun-soaked Athens, the Greek capital city of a thousand treasures. Stay in your choice of four-star or five-star hotel in the heart of Athens, and wake up to fantastic views of the Acropolis or the picturesque city streets. On day 2, get picked up for an included half-day guided tour of Athens, including a visit to the magnificent Acropolis and Parthenon. Roam through the 1500-year-old ruins and marvel at ancient Greek and Roman history. Choose to stay in Athens from 2 to 5 nights and get ready to experience the best of marvellous Athens.
2, 3, 4 or 5 nights in a hotel overlooking the Acropolis in Athens
Guided tour of Athens & the Acropolis
Return flight from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, London Stansted to Athens
Athens: the capital of Greece boasts over 3,500 years of recorded history and is home to not one, but two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the iconic Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery. The city is bursting with Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman monuments which tell the story of a long and fascinating past. The National Archeological Museum is a much-loved highlight of Athens, featuring the world's largest collection of ancient Greek artefacts. If you want to take a break from the sightseeing, you can browse the array of shops in the narrow streets of Plaka or sample some delicious Mediterranean cuisine in one of the city's many restaurants.
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When you plan your trip, after you've selected a date, we will show you all the information about the hotel you will be staying at.
Benefits of all the hotels
- 24 hours front desk
- Free Wifi
Guided tour of Athens & the Acroplis
Visit the Acropolis and the city of Athens and admire the famous Parthenon Temple before exploring the roots of Greek history and mythology. From the Acropolis to Syntagma Square, you can see all of Athens' must-see sites, whether ancient or modern.
The first stop will be at Panathinaikos stadium, the cradle of the first Olympic Games which took place in 1896. You will then pass in front of the Prime Ministers' residence, and the Roman temple of Zeus before going to the national garden, to the arc d 'Hadrien, and at Saint-Paul church, but also to see the parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schlieman's house and the catholic cathedral. You will then pass in front of the university and the national library, but also the old parliament, the Constitution Square and the Russian Orthodox Church. Finally, you will see the Acropolis, before taking a short walk through Herodion and the Dionysus Theater, and finally visiting the new Acropolis museum.
- Tourist tax (to be paid locally)
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Limited for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel. Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service.
Maximum 3 persons per room.
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Pets are not permitted on this trip.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.
The national currency of Greece is the euro (EUR)