Athens Sightseeing Ride from the Airport - Kiwitaxi
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Here’s what awaits you

Athens is a relic city inherited by the world from the great ancient civilizations. The grandiose ruins of palaces and temples let the tourists travel back through thousands of years and plunge into the incredible atmosphere of the antique city. The architectural appearance of Athens is a mixture of Greco-Roman and neoclassical styles. In addition to magnificent historical areas, there are lots of dynamically developing districts with modern museums, fashionable restaurants, and boutique hotels.

In order to admire as many beautiful locations as possible, book Athens Sightseeing Ride from the Airport. Take a journey through the most iconic places of the city in a comfortable car with Kiwitaxi service! The driver will meet you at the airport with a nameplate. He will walk you to the car and help you with the luggage. Make your own route or simply trust the recommendations of the driver. During the trip, he can share some interesting facts about Athens and answer your questions. Feel free to stop anywhere to look around and take wonderful photos! After the ride, the driver will take you to a hotel, a café, or the airport: choose the end point of the route at your discretion.

 

We recommend you to visit the following places

Plaka and Monastiraki Neighborhoods
Plaka and Monastiraki Neighborhoods
These are the most picturesque and busy areas of Athens. Plaka attracts travelers with its narrow streets, atmospheric neoclassical houses, as well as an abundance of ancient sights. Monastiraki is known for its huge open-air market where you can buy everything including fresh fruits and antiquities.
Changing of the Guards
Changing of the Guards
It takes place at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier situated on Syntagma Square. The ceremony is incredibly popular among travelers. The military outfit consists of a pleated skirt and shoes decorated with pom poms. Every Sunday at 11 am, tourists can enjoy the official ceremony of Changing of the Guards accompanied by orchestra and march.
Athenian Trilogy
Athenian Trilogy
An architectural complex encompasses three marble buildings: the University of Athens, the Academy, and the National Library. The neoclassical architecture of the complex is reminiscent of the Ancient Greek temples and stands out against the backdrop of a fast-growing modern metropolis. The snow-white facades of the buildings are guarded by impressive statues of Athena and Apollo.
The Acropolis of Athens
The Acropolis of Athens
It’s the greatest architectural and artistic complex inherited by the city from the Ancient Greek civilization. The Acropolis is located on the top of a 156-meter hill and can be seen from anywhere in the city. The ruins of ancient masterpieces create an amazing landscape that has become a true symbol of Athens.
The Panathenaic Stadium
The Panathenaic Stadium
It’s the only stadium in the world made entirely of marble. Built in the IV century BC, it was used for celebrations in honor of Athena, the city's patroness. Currently, the stadium is an operational sports facility: it attracts not only classical architecture admirers, but also athletes and fitness enthusiasts.
Mount Lycabettus
Mount Lycabettus
The highest peak of Athens reaches 277 meters above sea level offering breathtaking views of the lovely coastline and the city. Due to the abundance of pine trees, Lycabettus is considered one of the largest green areas in Athens. On the slope, there is an amphitheater: Greek and foreign orchestras perform here quite often.
Syntagma Square
Syntagma Square
The heart of Athens is the center of social and political life where all the main exhibitions, concerts, marches, and rallies take place. Around the square, there are many iconic sights such as the Hellenic Parliament, the National Garden, and the luxurious Hotel Grande Bretagne that hosts celebrities and VIP-guests of the city.
Athens Riviera
Athens Riviera
Athens Riviera is an incredibly beautiful coastal area of the Saronic Gulf with picturesque views, numerous white sand beaches, and charming parks. The Riviera is just a few minutes drive from the center of Athens. It's the perfect place for long walks and relaxation.
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Why choose us?

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Since 2012, we have completed more than 700 thousand orders in 100+ countries
Pick-up within the airport territory
We will meet you upon arrival or pick you up at the hotel located within the territory of the airport
Luggage service
We will put your luggage into the car, carry it to the hotel, or bring to the airport terminal
Convenient payment
You can pay in parts and cancel the order for free

Perfect for everyone

While waiting for a plane
Relax and have fun on a city ride during the layover, as well as after an early arrival, or before a late departure
Families with children
Explore the city with the entire family in a comfortable way. We can provide you with a child seat, a booster, or an infant seat
Inexperienced travelers
Make your first visit to the city convenient and memorable. Organize a great vacation for your relatives and loved ones
Businessmen
Get the most out of the city with a professional driver and a premium car

What's included

  • Meeting at the airport upon arrival / at the hotel located within the territory of the airport
  • Dropoff within the city or at the airport
  • A comfortable car with an experienced driver
  • Drinking water
  • All taxes, fees, and fuel costs
  • 24/7 support service
  • Entrance fees to the tourist attractions

Tips and tricks

  • The best months to visit Athens are September, October, and November. During this period, there are fewer tourists: you will be able to explore all the local sights at your own pace.
  • The Greeks consider the thumbs-up gesture quite offensive. If you want to express agreement or approval, it would be better to nod.
  • Tips in restaurants and cafés are already included in the price. When paying in cash, use banknotes and round up the total amount.
  • Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the sights and museums for free: on the first Sunday of every winter month, there are days of free entrance in Athens.

FAQ

What is your cancellation policy?
You will receive a 100% refund if the order is canceled more than 24 hours before the start of the trip. In case you cancel the order less than 24 hours before the start of the trip (or in case of your no-show), a full refund will not be provided.
What happens after I place an order?
We will send an order confirmation and a voucher with information about the driver at your email address. Contact our support service (tour@kiwitaxi.com) in case you have any questions concerning the order.
How can I find my driver?
The driver will be waiting for you at the pickup point that you specified in the booking form. He will contact you 24 hours before the start of the trip for further details.

Reviews

George
On my previous trips, I used to explore the cities on my own during the layovers. But I couldn't really manage to enjoy the city as I knew nothing about the local transport system - and simply wasted my time. With Kiwitaxi, I got the chance to admire the whole Athens in just a few hours. My sightseeing ride turned into a fantastic journey!
Marie
It's nice to know that the driver is already waiting for you at the airport. He met us with a nameplate and helped with numerous suitcases.
Naomi
We made several stops on Athens Riviera to take cool pictures. The driver shared fascinating stories about the city and recommended local cafes with authentic Mediterranean cuisine.
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