Political Tour of Athens

From EUR 128

Forget everything you’ve heard on the news about the Greek economic crisis and discover first-hand the implications of austerity measures on Greek life by walking through the streets of the capital on this Political Tour of Athens!
This walking tour in Athens will take you to the top sites of political and financial importance that tie to Greece’s economic crisis. This walking tour of Athens is for anyone interested to learn about the implications of austerity measures on Greek life and what really happened in Greece. Forget everything you’ve heard on the news and learn for yourself by walking the streets of noteworthy neighborhoods and passing by significant buildings and landmarks to get a better sense of the impact of the financial and political situation in Athens. The Greek Parliament, Marfin burned bank, Kolonaki, Exarhia and the Greek polytechnic school are just some of the places this political tour of Athens will take you through.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up (for hotels within walking distance from the tour’s location)
  • Greek coffee or refreshment
  • Services of a local guide
  • Farewell gift
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Additional info

  • For larger groups please contact us
  • Languages available are English and German
  • Prices vary according to group size
  • This tour does not include a visit to the Acropolis or any archaeological site
  • Since this is a walking tour you will need to be wearing comfortable shoes, a hat and sun-block

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  1. If your hotel is near Athens city center your guide will pick you up. Otherwise, you will meet your guide to begin your political tour of Athens.
  2. Follow your trained guide as they take you to sites of political and financial importance such as the Parliament, Marfin burned bank, Kolonaki, Exarhia, the Greek polytechnic school and more.
  3. After your 4-hour walking tour of Athens, you are free to return to your hotel or continue wandering Athens.  

Highlights

  • Discover the differences between the neighborhoods of Kolonaki and Exarhia.
  • Wander through the modern side of Athens with a local guide.
  • Stroll through the gardens of the Athens polytechnic school.
  • Visit Syntagma square and the Parliament.
  • Pass by the Athenian Trilogy and marvel at three neoclassical buildings of exceptional architecture that host the National Library, University of Athens and the Academy of Athens.