KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Athens is the historic capital of Europe. Its long history dates from the very first settlements in the Neolithic Age. During 5th century B.C. ( the “Golden Age of Pericles”) which was the culmination of Athens’ fascinating history, the city’s values and civilization acquired universal significance. Over the years, many conquerors occupied Athens and erected unique monuments resulting to a rare historical “palimpsest”. In 1834 the city became the capital of the modern Greek state and in two centuries it evolved into a modern metropolis. A large part of the city’s historic center has been converted into a 5 miles long pedestrian zone ( largest in Europe ). This pedestrian network connects the major archaeological sites (“Archaeological Park”) reconstructing ancient paths and landscape.
Our tours are conducted in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Private tours – Transfers – Excursions
We arrange private tours (1-5 persons) which are ideal for families, couples or groups of friends. Contact us in order to organised the best tour for you, your family or your friends. We also pay extra attention to the needs of honeymoon or just married couples. Athens Walks also organizes 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 days excursions on our Mercedes Benz luxurious vehicles.
Best way to go around the city is Athens metro.
It is cheap, fast and reliable.
We provide you with a map of Athens metro that connects all its attractions within less than 5 minutes walking distance.
Beware of pickpockets
Metro pickpockets are more and more fierce and bold these days and you really need to keep an eye on your belonging when journeying on the metro. The same can be said when sitting on a terrace at busy cafes or squares and particularly if you have a habit of leaving your phone on the table while having coffee or lunch.
Uber and Beat.
Both fantastic applications.
Reliable drivers to take you around the city.
Both applications they work in the city and is a good way to guarantee a safe and stress-free transportation.
You can find them both, in app store and Google store