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Sights of Athens: Classic Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour (All 3 Routes)

Sights of Athens: Classic Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour (All 3 Routes)

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Athens, Greece
Tour ID: 746

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Highlights

  • Visit various popular avenues of the city
  • Enjoy witnessing Athens's famous destinations such as the Acropolis, various museums, and squares.
  • Travel around Athens in a luxurious bus with comfort
  • Multi-lingual audio commentary available in 16 languages.
  • Free WiFi on-board
  • Including all 4 different routes and over 30 stops around the city
  • Smartphone Voucher Accpeted! (No need to print!)

Overview

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.

Itinerary

Experience Athens in the most popular way of Hop on Hop off sightseeing. Athens is a perfect symbol of western civilization with a long back history of 3000 years. Birthplace of renowned Socrates, Pericles, and Sophocles, Athens welcomes tourists from around the world with a warm and pleasant style.
 
We offer 4 lines for 1 day (1 Extra Day), including Athens (Orange Line), Piraeus (Blue Line), Glyfada (Yellow Line), Vouliagmeni (Green Line). Our trip starts with the top-rated attraction i.e. Acropolis. Here you can Hop off the bus and see the mighty remains of the emblematic Parthenon temple. Tourists will get a chance to visit the Pláka neighbourhood, Hellenic Parliament on Syntagma Square, Panathenaic Stadium which is the venue for the first Olympics game, National Library, National Archaeological Museum and much more. Roam around the picturesque streets of Monastiraki and the flea market. More surprises are yet to come. Enjoy the Athenian Riviera tour and from Niarchos Foundation to the Marina Alimou, tourists will get a chance to get mesmerized by the beauty of this place. You can also stroll around the beaches at Vouliagmeni and relax.
 
Blue Line – Piraeus Route:
You may take your tour from either cruise terminal in the harbour at Piraeus, a stone's throw from your cruise ship, if you're fresh off the trip. You may enjoy sights such as the marina Pasalimani and the old harbour of the Piraeus, Mikrolimano. Don't miss out on the spectacular new Acropolis Museum and stroll up the hill to see the Parthenon while our buses carry people directly to Athens and Greece's most renowned landmark.
 
Orange Line – Athens Route:
Visit the town's attractions, the Acropolis and Parthenon! The orange line winds through the city centre through the most stunning sites. You can observe the Plaka district, Athens' most historic district, mixing with antique Greece feelings.
 
The Roman Emperor Hadrian's Gate and the Temple of Zeus Olympus may be visited, also during Roman Time, the greatest shrine in Greece. At the Syntagma Square, you may go through Hermou, the busiest retail street, to see the Hellenic Parliament with its imposing guard line. Free to see the Panathenaic stadium, the national bibliothèque, an impressive ancient structure and the National Archeological Museum where the first modern Olympic Games were place. Roam through Monastiraki's beautiful region and its Flea Market and walk around the gorgeous Thission district.
 
Yellow Line − Glyfada Route:
From the Planetarium stop on the blue line, start your tour of the Athenian Riviera. Learn how the stunning 1900's desert has developed into one of Greece's most cosmopolitan regions! The Glyfada Line, the marriage of history and modernity, combine the culture of past times with the amusement of the present day, from the Niarchos Foundation to the Marina Alimou. Enjoy Marina Flisvou sunset in the city of Agios Kosmas or swim and sunbathe. You may hike through the most sophisticated neighbourhoods of the city at Glyfada Terminal, visit the expensive department stores and slide into the lovely cafés. Don't miss the beach bar and have a seafront drink!
 
Green Line − Vouliagmeni:
Vouliagmeni may be mostly connected to beaches, yet the region offers a study in history alone. Vouliagmeni Line is surely worth a visit from the Allied Forces Cemetery to the Byzantine Museum. Relax on Kavouri Oceanis, the lovely beach.
 
The beaches of Athens are the most popular. One of the most popular places in Athens, Vouliagmeni is a marvel of natural beauty. Do not miss a leap into the hot baths and appreciate the amazing environment.
 
Sights of Athens offers you the chance to visit one of Europe's classic cities at a rewarding and affordable price. Enjoy our regular bus routes and cheap fares in Athens and Piraeus. There are 16 recorded commentary languages in various ways to become acquainted with the many historical, cultural and social elements of one of the oldest capitals in the world. Moreover, our hop-on hop-off tickets allow you full flexibility as you pass by the bus to explore Piraeus and Athens attractions further.
 
Easy access to all our buses is low-floor for any rolling stool. On boarding, free earbuds are provided. Use our 2 or 3 day tickets as many times as you like to roam about Athens and Piraeus!

Schedule

High Season (01 April - 31 October):
Athens Line (Orange Route): Every 15 minutes from 08:30 - 18:00
Piraeus Line (Blue Route): 9:30, 10:45, 12:00, 13:15, 14:30 & 16:15
The Piraeus, Blue line will only operate during cruise ship arrivals at the port of Piraeus every 30 min from Piraeus Cruise Terminals to Athens between 8:30 - 18:00.
Beach Lines (Yellow / Glyfada Route) and Vouliagmeni Lines (Green Route): 10:00, 12:10, 14:30 & 16:40
 
Low Season (01 November - 31 March):
Athens Line (Orange Route): Every 20 minutes from 08:45 - 17:00
Piraeus Line (Blue Route): 9:55, 12:15, 14:35
Beach Lines (Yellow / Glyfada Route) and Vouliagmeni Lines (Green Route): 9:55, 12:15, 14:35

Inclusions

  • Unlimited 2/ 3 Days Athens Hop On Hop Off Bus Pass
  • Valid for all routes (Athens, Piraeus & Beaches Routes)
  • Multi-lingual commentary available in 16 languages (English, Greek, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkeys, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese.)
  • The new earphone will be provided to all the tourists using the tickets for the first time
  • Free Wi-Fi facility

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop and present your voucher on your smartphone (Printed/ Paper Voucher is also acceptable) to a member of staff of Sights of Athens to receive a valid ticket.
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Flexible Ticket: You can redeem the e-ticket within 1 year from purchase date.
Note: Kindly use Blue Color buses with sign of "Sights of Athens"

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes (Manual)
Free Wi-Fi: Yes
Free Earphone: Yes
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.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Athens is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!
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 join the Blue Route (operating all year long).

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Cancellation Policy

You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge upto 24 hours before the chosen travel date (During the ticket validity period). 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.
This ticket is non-transferable.

Customer Reviews

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alex fletton
2024-06-11

Excellent way to see the City Read More

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alex fletton
2024-06-11

Excellent way to see the City

alex fletton
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

Åke Sparringsjö
2024-04-24

It is good to be able to choose Hop Off when it suits and then go on. We used all three lines which worked very well. Read More

Åke Sparringsjö
2024-04-24

It is good to be able to choose Hop Off when it suits and then go on. We used all three lines which worked very well.

Åke Sparringsjö
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Mirko Jurisits
2024-03-29

What we liked: good price, bus was not crowded, audio guide was easy to hear and understand. Read More

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Mirko Jurisits
2024-03-29

What we liked: good price, bus was not crowded, audio guide was easy to hear and understand.

Mirko Jurisits
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Anonymous
2024-02-04

Everything was great. Booked all lines and saw all beautiful sides of Athens. The drivers are very friendly. Especially ... Read More

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Anonymous
2024-02-04

Everything was great. Booked all lines and saw all beautiful sides of Athens. The drivers are very friendly. Especially the driver from the beachline was watching out for us to take us back! Great experience!

Anonymous
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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A Chan
2022-05-14

Very few buses. Often have to wait for 25-30 min for a bus. Bus to Piraeus was ok, but waited for an hour for return bus... Read More

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A Chan
2022-05-14

Very few buses. Often have to wait for 25-30 min for a bus. Bus to Piraeus was ok, but waited for an hour for return bus.

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