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Athens, Piraeus & Beaches 48-Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Explore Athens, Piraeus and the beaches at your own pace on a 48-hour hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Hop on and off at any of the stops on the 5 routes covering popular Athens attractions
  • Customize your itinerary and see attractions of your choice
  • See attractions like Temple of Zeus, Greek Parliament, Athenian Riviera, Byzantine Museum & more
  • Enjoy informative audio guide in 16 languages with free WiFi on board the buses
  • Explore the charming city of Athens from open-top double-decker buses
  • No more fretting about parking problems and commuting hassles
  • See reliefs of Athenian decrees, impressive portraits, Roman copies of classical masterpieces & more
  • Overview

    Visit Athens & Piraeus attractions of your choice on a 48-hour Athens hop-on, hop-off tour.

    Explore some of the most iconic sites of Athens, Piraeus, Athenian Riviera, and fantastic beaches on a 48-hour Combo Hop on Hop off Classic Tour of Athens, Piraeus & Beaches! With 5 separate routes to explore, hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops, along with the shops in one of Greece's largest ports and Athens' glorious coastline. Travel around Athens in an open top double-decker bus, enjoy free WiFi and informative audio commentary in multiple languages!

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Athens hop-on, hop-off tour: 48 hours

    Start time

    Summer Season (April- October) : 8:30am to 6:30pm

    Winter Season (November -March) : 8:30 to 5:30pm

    Timings vary during winter and summer months.

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Check the timetable

    Meeting Point

    Athens hop-on, hop-off tour: Exchange your voucher at the following redemption points:
    Blue Line: Akti Miaouli and Piraeus
    Orange Line: Syntagma Square and Athens
    Yellow Line: Flisvos Marina and Glyfada
    Green Line: Leoforos Posidonos 110 and Asteria

    Ending Point

    You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.

    Itinerary

    Redeem your voucher at any of the stops before hopping on the bus to explore Athens, Piraeus, Athenian Riviera, and fantastic beaches on a 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour. With 5 routes to explore, the Athens hop-on, hop-off tour gives you the ideal opportunity to customize your own sightseeing itinerary and explore the charming Greek city at your own pace! Travel in the signature blue open-top buses of Sights of Athens buses and hop on and off the bus to visit attractions of your choice. Free WiFi on the buses ensures that you can upload your vacation pictures instantaneously on social media! Enjoy informative audio commentary in Arabic, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish and know more about the sites that you will be passing.

    Some of the main attractions covered by the following 5 routes are:
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Greek Parliament
    • Piraeus harbor
    • Planitarium
    • Athenian Riviera
    • Byzantine Museum
    • Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

    The Happy Train of Piraeus (Summer Season):
    The Happy Train of Piraeus takes you on a round trip of one of the most picturesque suburbs of the capital. Embark on a half-hour trip passing by the Municipal Theatre, the Nautical Museum or Pasalimani. Don’t miss out on a stroll round Korai Square, the commercial centre of Piraeus, just a stone’s throw from the Private Yacht Marine. The train rides start from the Cruise ship Terminals and operate only on cruise days, from November to March.

    Also included in the Athens hop-on, hop-off tour are 2 walking tours (Summer Season):
    • Old City of Athens walking tour: Discover the traditional aspects of the city and its neoclassical buildings on a 1-hour tour. The tour starts at 1:00pm from stop number 2 (orange line).
    • Psirri Area & Varnakios Central Food Market walking tour: Explore the urban side of Athens bustling with food markets, taverns, and cafés. The tour starts from stop number 14 (orange line) at 2:00pm.

    Hop off the bus at any of the stops to end the tour.

    The 4 galleries are:
    • The Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis: See findings from the sanctuaries on the slopes of the Acropolis, as well as objects of everyday life from all historic periods. Transparent sections of the floor provide views of the archaeological excavation.
    • The Archaic Gallery: Houses exhibits from the 7th century B.C. until the end of the Persian Wars in 480/79 B.C.
    • The Parthenon Gallery: Admire the frieze of the Parthenon on the rectangular cement core.
    • Propylaea, Athena Nike, and Erechteion Gallery: See the coffered ceiling of the Propylaea and the sculptures from the parapet of the Temple of Athena Nike.

    Other highlights of the tour: Reliefs of Athenian decrees, impressive portraits, Roman copies of classical masterpieces, and depictions of philosophers and historical figures, from the 5th century B.C. to the 5th century A.D.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Free WiFi on board
    • Hop-on hop-off tour
    • Multi-lingual audio guide in 16 different languages

    Exclusions

    • Hotel transfers
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

    This activity is wheelchair accessible. Hours of operation may vary. Please check before you go.

    On some days, traffic might be restricted in certain areas, which may affect the number of stops available.

    The Old City walking tour starts at Stop No 2 (Orange line), at 1:00pm.

    Psirri Area & Varnakios Central Food Market walking tour starts at Stop No 14 (Orange Line), at 2:00pm.

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher(we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Little fun train and walking tour operate only during summer season

    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.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Good tour

      Well we have seen a lot of highlights of Athens. However the information given in the bus was not always relevant....

      Helena Zaal, Netherlands, 12/Jun/2018
    • The hop on hope off for the money is definitely worth it except Athens is insane, I would not go back, traffic is crazy!...

      Wayne Walker, Canada, 06/Jun/2018
    • Best choice

      Friendly and professional staff. Very helpfull in explaining the various routes and how to make clever changes to get an optimum result in seeing all highlights of Athens....

      Ton Onstenk, Netherlands, 19/May/2018
    • I was pleased with the service of the tour hop-on hop-off bus, but would have preferred more information on the audio device.

      Nili Goldstein, Israel, 18/May/2019
    • Very good. Could have used more signage at the stops. Sometimes hard to know where to catch the bus.

      Jennifer Eaton, Canada, 14/May/2019
    • bus service on time and helpful staff

      Martin Dale, Cyprus, 12/May/2019
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