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Athens Shore Excursion: Acropolis Walking Tour

Athens Shore Excursion: Acropolis Walking Tour - Athens, Greece
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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Athens, Greece

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$80.03

The moment your cruise ship arrives in port in Athens (Piraeus), your shore excursion to the Acropolis begins. Discover Athens' ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with a local guide ... More info ›

The moment your cruise ship arrives in port in Athens (Piraeus), your shore excursion to the Acropolis begins. Discover Athens' ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with a local guide. Venture inside the Acropolis, see the Parthenon and admire how this ancient monument towers above the city. As you soak up the local scene, you'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Zeus Temple.

A shore excursion to the Acropolis is a great way to spend your time in port in Athens. The Syntagma Metro Station, in Syntagma Square where your Acropolis walking tour begins, contains many archaeological artifacts including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year-old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

As you walk through Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, you’ll see the impressive Greek Parliament House (Old Royal Palace).

Continue strolling through the historical part of the city. A 10-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

You will enjoy an insightful and detailed explanation of the history of the Acropolis and its monuments from your knowledgeable licensed guide. On the way to the Acropolis, you will also see the Zeus Temple, the Zappeion Hall, Dionysious Sanctuary, Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and Mars Hill.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to the Athens port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Santorini Shore Excursion: Private Scenic Tour of Santorini, including Oia and Mt Profitis Ilias Monastery

Santorini Shore Excursion: Private Scenic Tour of Santorini, including Oia and Mt Profitis Ilias Monastery - Santorini, Greece
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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Location: Santorini, Greece

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$123.72

While you’re in port in Santorini, discover the beauty of the island on a private shore excursion. Your private guide will lead you around the island on a scenic sightseeing tour, showing you rocky landscapes, vineyards and fabulous views of the beautiful coastline ... More info ›

While you’re in port in Santorini, discover the beauty of the island on a private shore excursion. Your private guide will lead you around the island on a scenic sightseeing tour, showing you rocky landscapes, vineyards and fabulous views of the beautiful coastline. Visit the highest peak of the island, Profitis Ilias, where a monastery of the same name sits. Discover the small village of Oia, built on a steep slope of the volcanic caldera, and wander around its little shops that offer traditional, handmade products. Then in Fira, the capital of Santorini, enjoy a short cable car ride to the pier.

When you arrive in the Santorini port, meet your local guide for a private shore excursion around the island. Your tour starts as you board a small boat and head toward Fira port, where your private guide will be waiting.

In Athinios, a private car will be waiting to take you on a short trip to Profitis Ilias, Santorini's highest peak. Admire the rocky landscapes and vineyards as you drive to the top of the mountain. At 1,853 feet (565 meters) above sea level, the monastery boasts great views and is one of the oldest monasteries on the island. Beginning in 1806, the monastery ran a Greek school for almost 40 years. Today, it holds an important collection of bibles and icons of the Greek Orthodox religion.

Next, proceed to the northernmost tip of the island to visit Oia. This small, dramatic village, built on a steep slope of the caldera, is home to dwellings that are nestled in niches hewn into the volcanic rock. As you walk through its narrow cobbled streets with your guide, you will come across many shops that offer a varied collection of handmade ceramic art, paintings and jewelry. Perched on the edge of the cliffs, Oia also offers spectacular views of Fira (Santorini's capital) and the volcano that gave birth to the island. Finally, make your way to Fira, where you’ll enjoy a short cable car ride down to the pier, where your ship is docked.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Santorini port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Mykonos Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Little Venice, Kalafati Beach and Panagia Tourliani Monastery

Mykonos Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Little Venice, Kalafati Beach and Panagia Tourliani Monastery - Mykonos, Greece
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Mykonos, Greece

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$128.10

When your cruise docks in the Mykonos port, see the best of the town on a private shore excursion. Enjoy some of the best views of Mykonos and its surroundings while your private guide explains historical facts and mythological stories about the island ... More info ›

When your cruise docks in the Mykonos port, see the best of the town on a private shore excursion. Enjoy some of the best views of Mykonos and its surroundings while your private guide explains historical facts and mythological stories about the island. Explore the narrow streets and alleys of the old town and Little Venice. Visit the Panagia Paraportiani church and the monastery of Panagia Tourliani. You will also have free time to go for a swim or get refreshments at Kalafati Beach!

While you are in port in Mykonos, discover the beauty of the island on a private shore excursion. Head out in a comfortable car toward Aghios Loannis and stop to enjoy the views of neighboring island Delos from Mykonos. Continue to Ano Mera village and visit the 18th-century monastery of Panagia Tourliani. Admire its marble bell tower with intricate folk carvings.

Continue to Kalafati Beach, famous for windsurfing, where you’ll have 45 minutes of free time to go for a swim (weather permitting, usually between April to October), get a snack or people-watch before returning to your private car and heading into Mykonos’ town center. Here, follow your private guide through little alleys and narrow streets that lead to Little Venice. Enjoy the views of the famous windmills, where grain used to be milled for bread flour.

See the Panagia Paraportiani church, and admire typical Mykonos houses and numerous Greek chapels while your guide shares interesting facts about Greek architecture. Enjoy free time in Mykonos’ old town to discover more alleyways or shop before you get back on your cruise ship.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Mykonos port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia, Archeological Site and Archeological Museum

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia, Archeological Site and Archeological Museum - Katakolon, Greece
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Katakolon, Greece

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$120.77

When you arrive in the Katakolon port, discover part of ancient Greece on a private shore excursion to Olympia. Learn about the origins of the Olympic Games as you visit the site of the former Olympic complex with your private guide ... More info ›

When you arrive in the Katakolon port, discover part of ancient Greece on a private shore excursion to Olympia. Learn about the origins of the Olympic Games as you visit the site of the former Olympic complex with your private guide. Walk around the remains of the first-ever Olympic stadium, the gymnasium, the Temple of Zeus and other ancient landmarks at the World Heritage-listed Archaeological Site of Olympia and the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Then see how today’s locals live in modern Olympia as you enjoy free time to explore the city.

While your cruise ship sits in port in Katakolon, embark on a journey to ancient Greece on this private shore excursion to Olympia. Relax in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle while your private tour guide shares interesting historical facts about the region.

In Olympia, walk around 2,000-year-old monuments and buildings, and imagine the splendor of ancient Olympia, described as “the most beautiful place in Greece” by the Greek orator Lysias, who was famous for his speeches circa 400 BC.

With your private guide, visit the Archaeological Site of Olympia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where numerous exhibits are on display. Marvel at the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, which once housed the gold and ivory statue of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. See the remains of the first Olympic stadium, the gymnasium, the Palaestra and the Heraeon (also known as the Temple of Hera), the oldest temple in Olympia.

Discover the beginnings of the Olympic Games at the Archaeological Museum before heading off to modern Olympia. Enjoy an hour of free time in the city to explore or get a snack before you return to the Katakolon port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Katakolon port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Santorini Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Oia and Fira, including Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Wine Tasting

Santorini Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Oia and Fira, including Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Wine Tasting - Santorini, Greece

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Santorini, Greece

From USD
$174.39

On this private shore excursion from the Santorini port, you will cover all the top sights of the island. Start your tour at a local winery, where you’ll sample three of the 36 types of wine that Santorini produces ... More info ›

On this private shore excursion from the Santorini port, you will cover all the top sights of the island. Start your tour at a local winery, where you’ll sample three of the 36 types of wine that Santorini produces. Then explore the unique villages of Oia and Fira, built on the caldera rim, grab a snack at one of the local cafes, and learn interesting facts about the island at the Naval Maritime Museum and the Museum of Prehistoric Thira. You will also have time to wander around the cobbled streets and shops of Fira before returning to the port by cable car.

When you arrive in the Santorini port, board a small boat and enjoy panoramic views on the short ride to the Fira harbor. There, meet your private guide to begin your sightseeing tour of this beautiful Greek island as you hop in a private car for a drive to the nearby village of Pyrgos. Stop at one of the beautiful wineries for a tasting of three local wines. Santorini's volcanic soil, high daytime temperatures and nighttime humidity have helped islanders to produce 36 different kinds of grape varieties.

Then visit the Prehistoric Museum Thira (or Thera). The museum holds many objects from Crete and the Aegean islands. See artifacts from the excavation of Akrotiri, including a gold ibex, the only object made of a precious metal discovered at the archeological site.

Next, travel to Oia, a village built on the northern part of the caldera rim, with many dwellings nestled into the niches of the volcanic rock. Visit the Naval Maritime Museum, a 19th-century mansion converted into a museum. Follow your private guide as you explore the town's narrow, cobbled streets.

Finally, travel to Fira, another attractive town perched on the caldera rim. Fira is the island's capital and home to many interesting stories, as your guide will explain. From here, enjoy the last views of the island on the short cable car ride down to the Santorini port.

You may request that your private guide schedule free time during your tour so you can get a snack or lunch (own expense). Please do this as soon as you meet your guide, before the tour starts.

Worry-Free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to the Santorini port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Athens Shore Excursion: Private Acropolis Walking Tour

Athens Shore Excursion: Private Acropolis Walking Tour - Athens, Greece
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Athens, Greece

From USD
$78.87

Just when your cruise ship has docked in port of Athens you will be ready for your private shore excursion. Discover Athens' Ancient history on this fascinating private walking tour with your local guide ... More info ›

Just when your cruise ship has docked in port of Athens you will be ready for your private shore excursion. Discover Athens' Ancient history on this fascinating private walking tour with your local guide. Venture inside the ancient Acropolis and admire just how this ancient monument towers above the city below. You'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Zeus Temple as you soak up the local scene.

Syntagma Metro station, where your private tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones, an aqueduct from the 5th century BC, pottery, a 2,000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD.

You will then see the House of the Greek Parliament, former Palace. Walking through the city center you come to the Zappeion Hall, Zeus Temple and Hardian's Arch.

Continue strolling through the Plaka's paved streets before arriving at the Lysicrates Monument from the 4th century BC and the remnants of an old Christian Church. A ten-minute walk up the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway will bring you to the Acropolis, crowned by the Parthenon, with its spectacular views over the city below.

You will enjoy a profound and detailed explanation of the history of its monuments by your private knowledgeable licensed guides. On the way to the Acropolis you will also see the Dionysious Sanctuary, the Philopapos Hill, the Herodion Theatre and the Mars Hill.

Your guided visit will finish at the Acropolis. Then, you will have free time until you get picked up by the driver.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to the Athens port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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