Athens Tours Day Trips
Arrive and relax. We've done the work to help make your trip to Athens easy. Photograph: DP/Demions

Discover the delights of Athens & Attica this summer

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Where: Around Athens and Attica region
When: Throughout Summer 2019
Why Go: For time well spent in Athens

It’s time to book your summer activities and delve into the many delights Athens has to offer. As your insiders on the ground, we’ve personally selected tours, experiences and day trips that we believe best convey the history and topography of Athens and the greater region of Attica.

From day trips to the ancient sites of Corinth, Delphi and Mycenae, to witnessing an ancient Greek play at the iconic Epidaurus theatre, there are just some things you shouldn’t miss when in Athens, here are some of our favourites.

Athens Tours Day Trips Locally Owned

Sail – Swim – Dine – Relax – Repeat

Athens Tours Day Trips Catamaran Cruise
Swimming in a protected cove off the Athenian coastline during your catamaran trip.

One of the best experiences we’ve had in Athens that gives you an effortless and luxurious way to experience the beautiful Athenian coastline aboard a spacious catamaran. Lunch is prepared on board whilst you swim in the beautiful tranquil waters off the Athenian shoreline with a maximum of 10 passengers on board. Find out more about this tour here…


See an Ancient Greek play LIVE at Epidaurus

Athens Tours day Trips Epidaurus
A theatre performance at Ancient Epidaurus. Photograph: T.Dasklakis/NTG

Spend summer with Aeschylus, Sophocles & Euripides. Greek dramas unfolding live on stage from June to August at the Ancient theatre of Epidaurus. Let us get you there with the ease of a return transfer from Athens. Find out more about this activity here…


Witness a fiery sunset at Cape Sounio

Athens Tours Sounio Sunset
The Temple of Poseidon at sunset is a magical experience.

Swim in the therapeutic waters of Lake Vouliagmeni – located beneath the remains of a limestone cavern, before heading off to Cape Sounio to admire the towering columns of the Temple of Poseidon for a magical sunset. Find out more about this tour here…


See Ancient Delphi in a day

Athens Tours Day Trips Delphi
Athens Pronaia Sanctuary and the Tholos at ancient Delphi.

The journey to Delphi is as enchanting as the archaeological site itself, passing through the mountainous scenery and cliff-side villages that are reminiscent of Greece. Discover the ancient site of Delphi that spreads across the southern side of Mt Parnassus. Find out more about this tour here…


Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplion in a day

Visitors inside the Treasury of Atreus at Ancient Mycenae.

This three-pronged trail within the region of Argolis in the Peloponnese will satisfy lovers of archaeology, ancient history and Greek mythology, all of which converge at the sites of Ancient Mycenae, Ancient Epidaurus and the picturesque town of Nafplion. Find out more about this tour here…


AUTHENTIC ATHENS

Two city experiences from our partners in Athens

Flavours of Athens

Athens Tours Day Trips Food

This foodie guide to Athens is a fascinating way to explore the streets of the city with a local. Delicious food and treats throughout and you’ll leave with a thorough understanding of Greek produce and cuisine. Go hungry! Find out more about this tour here…


Wine tasting under the Acropolis

Athens Tours Day Trips Wine Tasting

An introduction to Greek wines in a small-group setting led by a wine expert. Generous servings of wine accompanied by platters of cheeses, olives and cold meats. You’ll leave with real knowledge of how to grade wine and the various grape varieties found in Greece. Find out more about this tour here…


Why Athens Tips

Do as the locals do and island-hop around Greece by ferry. Pre-purchase your tickets ahead of time.

Purchase a skip the line ticket for major sites such as the Acropolis and save yourself the hassle during the peak summer season. An audio guide will give you a detailed tour of the Acropolis and can be downloaded to your smartphone. The tour begins from your entry point into the ancient site.

The hop on, hop off bus is a great way to reach the beaches and coastline of Athens.

Athens Tours Ferry Tickets
Athens Tours Airport Taxis
Athens Tours Skip Line Acropolis

Find more ideas on our Agora for time well spent in Athens.