Athens, Europe’s oldest city and one in the world with the longest history offers an interesting strolling experience to tourists. Not only will Athens tours give a mesmerizing view of the top Athens attractions, it will also be a great chance to rediscover the city’s rich history dating back in Ancient, Roman, and the Byzantine periods, respectively.
Most travel agencies in Athens provide Athens tours services at prices that are almost the same to save time from choosing which ones to sign up with. On average, a day tour in the city’s archaeological sites can cost €12 -€18. This includes a trip to the Acropolis of Athens, one of Athens’ most important historical sites (don’t miss the Parthenon which is a structure dedicated to Athena!); the Ancient Agora which is the former commercial and political hub of the city; the Kerameikos where the English word ‘ceramics’ came from; and the Olympieion which was named after the chief of the gods, Zeus.
Entrance fees to these archaeological sites may vary, depending on the time of the year you visit. It can cam a bit pricey during summer but can also come cheap (even free!) on low peak seasons. Free admission days for these sites happen on the 6th of March in memory of Melina Mercouri, 5th of June in celebration of the International Environment Day, and 18th of April and 18th of May for the International Monuments Day and International Museums Day, respectively. Every year, on the last weekend of September, free admissions are offered as well for the European Heritage Days. On national holidays, tourists can also enjoy getting in these wonderful sites.
Signing up on Athens tours will help you make the most of your stay in the city by allowing you to see more and experience more.