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City Sightseeing Athens: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Route Upgrades – Extra 24 hours FREE

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    • Adults (15+)
    • Child (6-14)
    • Infant (1-5)
from US$ 22.65
  • Original Price: US$ 22.65
  • SALE Discount: US$ 2.49
from US$ 20.16 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Discover Athens from an open-top double-decker bus on a flexible hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Need more time? Get unlimited 48 hours for the price of 24-hour ticket
  • Plan your own sightseeing and choose which route you want to take
  • Two walking tours and two photo tours give you more than your money’s worth!
  • Pre-recorded commentary in many languages ensures you don’t miss a thing
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • 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 Athens Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. You can jump off the bus to go sightseeing or shopping and jump on again as the mood takes you. With departures every 15 minutes during the day, you will not have to wait long at any of the stops. To tell you about all the important places on the route a pre-recorded audio commentary in 10 languages is available onboard.

    The super value ticket also includes two walking tours and two photo tours, covering the major Athens attractions.

    The bus operates on three routes – Athens, Piraeus and Beach Riviera that cover the major historical sites in Athens as well as show you the modern developments. Choose from five ticket combinations that suit your sightseeing needs:

    • 24 Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Athens + 24 hours FREE
    • 24 Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Athens + Beach Riviera + 24 hours FREE
    • 24 Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Piraeus + Athens + 24 hours FREE
    • 24 Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Athens + Piraeus + Beach Riviera + 24 hours FREE
    • 72 Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Athens + Piraeus + Beach Riviera


    Acropolis Museum


    Temple of Zeus

    National Library

    National Archaeological Museum

    National Gardens

    Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    Archaeological Museum of Piraeus (Piraeus Route)

    Asteria Glyfada Beach (Beach-Riviera Route)

    Oceanis Beach (Beach-Riviera Route)

    Votsalakia Beach (Piraeus Route)

    For more information on routes, download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    24 Hours (with extra 24-hour free) or 72 Hours (take your pick)

    Start time

    Buses depart between 8am to 7:30pm, every 15 minutes. Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the stops. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Unlimited travel for 24 hours (FREE extra 24 hours) or 72 hours
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in 10 languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Chinese, Russian, Greek, Turkish )
    • Two walking tours
    • Two photo tours


    • Food and beverages
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note

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

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    We ensure that the tour runs on time, however at times there might be delays due to weather, traffic conditions, etc.

    Cruise passenger info: Travel on the City Sightseeing tour bus from the Piraeus cruise terminal to the Acropolis & Parthenon (on the Piraeus Line for about 40 mins) and there you can show your ticket to join the Athens historical centre tour (Athens Line). Both lines will serve the Acropolis & Parthenon and intersect at Stop A4 (Interchange Acropolis). City Sightseeing hostesses are at the Acropolis stop to advise. The Riviera and Beaches line is accessible from the Piraeus line at stops 1 and 2.

    The Athens and Piraeus routes are 80 minutes long and runs all year round.The Beach route is 90 minutes long and only operates in summers.

    The photo tours operate daily at 12:30pm from stop A2 and 1:15pm from A6/9. The walking tours occurs daily at 11:30am and 12:45pm from the Acropolis. Please ask your driver for more information on the day of your tour.

    We want everyone to be a part of our tours and hence there are special arrangements for wheelchair ramps.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Athens city tour

      The hop on / off bus is the perfect way to tour the city at your leisure. We also used the Pireus and beach riviera tours as part of the overall package which is great if you are...

      Paul Berresford, United Kingdom, 10/Jun/2018
    • The Hop-on Hop off bus was a great way to get around Athens. I loved that they had friendly, helpful person at each stop. Thank you, Carol...

      Carol Maloney, United States, 06/Jun/2018
    • Was well worth the money! We were able to see most of Athens without having to fight the traffic ourselves.

      As I stated above....a fun experience....

      Andrew Peterson, United States, 23/May/2018
    • An easy way to move around and see things if you do not have a lot o time. Also very useful to go to the outskirts of Athens. Easy way to visit nearby beaches.

      Martinez Garcia, Spain, 14/Jul/2019
    • Friendly and readily available staff available for assistance

      Sara-Jayne Twine, United Kingdom, 28/Jun/2019
    • Good transport from sea terminals

      Craig Erb, United States, 23/Jun/2019
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