Athens Orientation Driving Tour

Welcome to Athens! Get acquainted with the city from a local's perspective with a driving tour. As you sit back, relax, and soak in the city highlights and must-see spots, your guide will give you an orientation to Athens' fascinating history and culture.

Zip into the heart of the city at Syntagma Square. Here you'll admire the Parliament building and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier. Watch the official changing of the guards in their traditional uniforms from the Revolution of 1821.

Next, visit the famous Athens Trilogy, including The Academia, the University, and the National Library. Built by the newly founded modern Greek State, these landmarks are a tribute to the Ancient Greek civilization. As you continue through the city, always remember to look up. On many occasions, you can catch views of the Acropolis. Several of Athens' streets allow you to view the famous hill and the Parthenon from various angles.

Make a stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the city held the very first modern-day Olympic Games. Take photos of the famous stadium and walk around the track. Before ending the tour, visit Lycabettus Hill, where you'll enjoy an amazing panoramic view of Athens.

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