Hellas (Greece); etymology: relating to ήλιος, hḗlios=
"sun, bright, shiny","land of light"

Thursday 1 December 2022 | Athens Time :

Athens By Night

[Duration : appr. 4 hrs] Request Form

Acropolis By Night

(SPECTACULAR VIEW IN THE CITY NIGHT LIGHTS, DRIVING THROUGH THE ACROPOLIS HILL, TEMPLE OF ZEUS, THE OLD OLYMPIC STADIUM, THE PARLIAMENT, THE TRILOGY OF ARCHITECT-ACADEMY, UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, NATIONAL LIBRARY- LYCABETTUS HILL, PLAKA, PIRAEUS PORT AND DINNER IN A VERY NICE LOCAL RESTAURANT).

"Athens By Night" Tour Details

This is a tour for those wishing to discover the beauties of Athens with the touch of the city’s night lights under the stars of the Athenian sky! It is an opportunity to see both the ancient and temporary Greece under the moonlight!
We drive through the Acropolis Hill (Propylea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon and Erechtheion, Dionysus Theatre and Herodes Atticos Odeon, Areopagus-Mars Hill), the Temple of Zeus, the Old Olympic Stadium called Panathenaic (of all Athenians) or Kallimarmaro (best marble) Stadium, in its enlightened festive mood, the House of Parliament with the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier in front, as well as the Changing of the Guards.
Continuing our night wondering, we drive by the buildings of the Architectural Trilogy of University Street; the Academy, the University of Athens, and the National Library, to reach up to Lycabettus Hill which offers a magnificent 360o panoramic view of Athens city being lit up!
Aftewards, we head towards Plaka, the oldest picturesque neighborhood of Athens with stone-paved streets, traditional shops, authentic Greek music, folk dances, Greek wine and traditional delicacies.
In the end, we visit Piraeus port, the main Greek port, passing by its nicest parts like Microlimano, Marina Zeas offering a romantic perspective of the lights reflecting in the waters!

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Acropolis Hill - Ancient Agora

  • Opening Hours - Winter : From November 1 to March 31 08:30am until 15:00pm
  • Opening Hours - Summer : From April 1 to October 31 08:00am until 19:30pm
  • Tickets : Full: 12€, Reduced: 6€
  • Valid for : Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, North slope of Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens, South Slope of Acropolis

Archaeological Sites Season Periods & General Opening Hours

  • Winter Season : From November 1 to March 31- Opening Hours : 08:30 until 15:00
  • Summer Season : From April 1 to October 31- Opening Hours : 08:00 until 19:30

Temple of Poseidon

  • Opening Hours : Monday - Sunday: 10:00am until sunset (Last admission: 19:30pm)
  • Tickets : Full: 4€

Free Admission Days

  • 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
  • 18 April (International Monuments Day)
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • 5 June (International Enviroment Day)
  • 27 September (International Tourism Day)
  • 28 October
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • Sundays from November 1st to March 31st
  • The first Sunday of every month except July, August & September

Holidays

  • 1 January : closed
  • 6 January : 08.00 - 15.00
  • Shrove Monday : 08.00 - 15.00
  • 25 March : closed
  • Good Friday : closed until 12:00
  • Holy Saturday : 08.00 - 15.00
  • Easter Sunday : closed
  • Easter Monday : 08.00 - 15.00
  • 1 May : closed
  • Holy Spirit Day : 08.00 - 20.00
  • 15 August : 08:30 - 15:00
  • 28 October : 08.00 - 15.00
  • 25 December : closed
  • 26 December : closed

Reduced Admission For :

  • Citizens of the E.U. over 65 yrs
  • Students from countries outside E.U.

Ancient Corinth

  • Tickets : Full: 6€, Reduced: 3€
  • Valid for : Both the Museum & the Archaeological Site.

Free Admission For :

  • Cultural card holders
  • Journalists
  • Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
  • Persons accompanying blind & disabled
  • Persons possessing a free admission card
  • Tourist guides
  • University students & students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools of E.U. & students at Schools of Tourist Guides
  • Young people under 18 yrs old
  • Soldiers carrying out military service

Eleusis Museum

  • Opening Hours : Tuesday - Sunday: 08.00 - 15.00 Closed on Monday.
  • Tickets : Full: 3€, Reduced: 2€
    The ticket is valid also for the Sanctuary of Aphrodite at Skaramagas.
  • Valid for : Archaeological Museum of Eleusis, Archaeological site of Eleusis.

Marathon Museum & Battle Site

  • Opening Hours : Tuesday - Sunday: 08.00am - 15.00pm
  • Tickets : Full: 3€, Reduced: 2€
  • Valid for : Archaeological Museum of Marathon, Tomb at Marathon

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