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Night Sightseeing Tour of Athens

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy spectacular views of the shimmering Aegean Sea at night
  • Enjoy dinner in a typical Greek tavern
  • Soak in the bustling atmosphere of the Athens port at night
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 May - 30 Sep: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat

    Duration

    Approx. 4 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 2015h (08:15pm)
    Duration: Approx. 4 hours

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from KEY TOURS Terminal, 26 Athanasiou Diakou street, Athens.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    If Athens is exciting by day, it is even more bewitching at night. This tour centres around the port area of Athens, which truly comes to life at night. It is only when darkness falls that one can enjoy the spectacular views of the shimmering Aegean Sea and see the flurry of activity in the narrow streets of the harbors. The tranquil harbor of Mikrolimano is famous for the traditional ouzo, Greece’s national drink.

    Drive to the main Greek port of Piraeus, passing by the most important points of the city. Central Athens is dotted with charming Greek taverns. A delicious dinner in a typical Greek tavern to the accompaniment of some folk dance and music, brings an enjoyable evening to an end.

    Itinerary

    An English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.

    Drive to the Greek port of Piraeus. En route pass the port of Zeas, where you can marvel at the luxury yachts which are docked there.

    Stop at the picturesque small harbour of Mikrolimano, lined with cafes, restaurants and bars. Enjoy a drink of ouzo served with Greek appetizers (payable direct).

    At Piraeus, you will enjoy spectacular views of the shimmering Aegean Sea and witness the hustle and bustle of the narrow streets of the harbour.

    Drive along the principal avenues and passing by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the National Garden, the Parliament, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Old Parliament.

    Arrive in Plaka, the oldest section in Athens lined with restaurants, tourist shops, and cafes. Take a short walk through this old and unique quarter of Athens to one of the popular taverns for dinner to the accompaniment of live bouzouki music and Greek folk dances.

    At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at the starting point in Athens.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English-speaking guide
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Dinner in a typical Greek tavern
    • Folk show and Greek music

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Nice tour

      Nice overall but too little time in pireus, and the taverna experience could be better if there were other people there not just our small group....

      Daniel Lange