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Athens Hop On - Hop Off Tour

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Highlights

  • Discover the cradle of Western civilization
  • Unlimited travel for 2 days for the price of a 1 day ticket!
  • See Athens your way on this flexible hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Frequent departures and 15 convenient stops
  • Pre-recorded commentary in 11 languages ensures you don’t miss a thing
  • Superb views from the open-top double-decker bus

Overview

Trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day on a great-value hop-on hop-off open-top bus tour.

On this 15-stop tour you can take in such sights as the Acropolis, Syntagma Square, the Parthenon, the city’s world famous museums and the lush National Gardens. The route also takes you past some of the city’s best shopping areas.

Board the vehicle at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for some sightseeing, to go shopping or to have lunch, and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for 48 hours. As a special offer we are offering you TWO days unlimited travel for the price of one!

To tell you about all the important places on the route a pre-recorded audio commentary is provided in 11 languages.

Download the tour route map

Itinerary

On this Athens Hop-On Hop-Off Tour you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 15 stops covering many of Athens’ main attractions such as the Acropolis and Parthenon, Temple of Zeus, the National Garden and National Archeological Museum, this open-top bus tour provides the perfect introduction to a fascinating city.

Founded more than 3500 years ago, Athens is held to be the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of modern civilization. The city was in its golden age during the 5th century BC when the Parthenon was constructed. After a troubled history it regained its importance in the 19th century when it became the capital of modern Greece.

This hop-on hop-off tour will show you not only the historical sights but also the modern city. You can jump off the bus to go sightseeing or shopping and jump on again as the mood takes you. With departures every 30 minutes during the day you will not have to wait long at any of the stops.

The stops included on the tour are (Red Route):
1. Syntagma Sq.
2. Melina Merkouri, Plaka
3. New Acropolis Museum
4. Acropolis & Parthenon
5. Temple of Zeus
6. National Gardens
7. Benaki Museum
8. Panathenaic Stadium
9. National Gardens
10. National Library
11. National Archaeological Museum
12. Omonoia Square
13. Karaiskaki Square
14. Thession Station
15. Kotzia Square

Your ticket is valid for 48 hours and You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.

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Reviews

We were travelling with our two grown children; they loved the concise commentary and the overview of the city.... Carla Ines Smith

as in other towns, Ho,Ho is the best way to get a good idea of where to go later as wall as see major attractions in one effort..... Alan Montgomery

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board the bus.

Start time

Start time: Buses departs between 0900h (09:00am) to 1930h (7:30pm); every 30 minutes
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board the bus.
Full Loop: 90 minutes

Meeting point

There are frequent departures from Syntagma Square.
You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

Ending point

You may leave the bus at any stop.

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Inclusions

  • Unlimited travel for 48 hours for the price of 24 hours ticket
  • Pre recorded audio commentary in 11 languages (Greek, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian-Portuguese, Chinese Mandarin, Portuguese and Turkish)

Exclusions

  • hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance fees

Please note

Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 48 hours from that time.

The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

Full wheelchair access. Access for all fleets. Dedicated area big enough to accommodate 2 wheelchairs. This area can be used for people to store their prams, suitcases, wheelchairs etc. In the very rare event that more than 2 passengers with wheelchairs want to board the same bus at the same time and that the bus is completely full, both upstairs and downstairs with nowhere to place the suitcases, then clients will need to wait for the next bus in approx. 20 minutes. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to reach bus. Wheelchairs can be collapsed and stored.

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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.
  • Full mobility facilities - drop down ramps for collapsible / electric wheelchairs on all tour buses
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Cancellation policy

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