Visit the city with abundant wonders and an ideal holiday destination. The capital of Greece is full of monuments, museums, cultural squares, temples and beaches. The tasty food, cobbled streets and tempting coffee draw travelers from different parts of the world. Hop on the bus and know the city at your pace. Get the absolute different experience of vacation by getting lost in the natural beauty. Explore the hidden charms of the city that has a glorious past.
Athens, the city with historic stretches and classical antiquity, welcomes travelers to imbibe in its beauty. Enjoy western civilization with the same measure of grace and grunge. Tourists enjoy good weather in fall and spring. The popular attractions in Athens include the Acropolis, a memory of ancient Athens that was the hub of the ancient city. The most symbolic building of Acropolis is the Parthenon, the classical temple in history. The ruins of Athens also treasure the Temple of Athena Nike. The other top attraction includes the Acropolis museum that contains the valuable collections of Greek art.
National Archeological Museum, Greece's largest archeological museum gives a comprehensive overview of Greek civilization. The ancient Agora was the central marketplace in ancient Athens. The Roman Agora and Hadrian’s library is the Roman Agora site where you can see the Tower of the Winds. The Museum of Cycladic Art contains many artifacts and displays of ancient Greek art. Tourists love to visit the Panathenaic stadium and Olympic stadium, Byzantine Museum, Monastiraki and flea market, Church of Holy Apostles, and National Garden and Zappeion.
High Season (01 April - 31 October):
Piraeus Line (Blue Route): Every 30/45 minutes from 08:30 - 18:00
Athens Line (Orange Route): Every 15 minutes from 08:30 - 18:00
Beach Lines (Yello Route) / Glyfada and Vouliagmeni Lines (Green Route): every 2 hours from 08:30 - 18:00
Piraeus Happy Blue Train: Every 30 minutes from 08.30 to 15.30 (April to October: Operates only on the cruise days)
Low Season (01 November - 31 March):
Piraeus Line (Blue Route): Every 90 minutes from 08:30 - 17:00 (During cruise ship arrivals at the ports of Piraeus every 30 min)
Athens Line (Orange Route): Every 20 minutes from 08:30 - 17:00
Beach Lines (Yello Route) / Glyfada and Vouliagmeni Lines (Green Route): Only 2 departures per day
Hop On Hop Off Blue Bus: You can board the bus at any stop and present your voucher to a member of staff of Sights of Athens to receive a valid ticket.
Piraeus Happy Blue Train: You can board the blue train from Cruise Terminal at the Port of Piraeus.
These buses are wheelchair accessible.
Children (0-4 years) can travel for free accompanied by an adult (max. two children). Full adult price is applicable for travelers over 15 years of age.
The Piraeus Blue Happy Train and Walking Tours only operate between April and October.
The Piraeus Blue Happy Train operates only on the cruise days during this period while the walking tours run daily.
Informaiton for Cruise Ship Passengers:
You can start your journey at either of the Cruise Terminals in the Port of Piraeus, Only few steps away from the cruise ship, where you will be able to either join the Happy Blue Train of Piraeus (operating from April to October) or the Blue Route (operating all year long).
WALKING TOURS - April to October
Duration: 1 hour each
No cancellation charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. However you can redeem the e-ticket within 1 year from purchase date.