The oldest human presence has been dated to 11th millennium BC
Today Athens is a modern capital that stands as the cradle of democracy and the template of western civilization, a city of contrasts — old and new, noisy and serene, always amazing, entertaining, filled with delicate and fragile beauty, with the Acropolis overlooking the landscape. It deserves as much time as you can give it.
When is the right time to go on holiday to Greece?
In Greece things start to hot up around Easter time, with temperatures hovering in the low 20s. By July and August things are in full swing, with around 12 hours of sunshine a day and temperatures that hit 30°C and higher. September and October are better if you like things a little less scorching, with temperatures in the mid-20s, so things are a bit more comfortable. As for rainfall, Greece usually sees its wettest weather during the winter months, so during the summer showers are few.
Explore the Greece you know; Discover the Greece you don’t.
Discover and explore scenic and historical locations and learn the culture in Greece. Explore the mighty City States of Ancient Greece, see the Temples of the Olympian gods on the Acropolis of Athens to the sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi. Follow the Sacred Way that starts from the temple of Athena Pronaia and goes all the way high up to the Delphi stadium. Greet the gods and goddesses at Olympia and learn about the principles and the organization of the ancient Olympic Games.
Why join a guided tour, or hire a guide?
The professional tour guides are educated and are trained to guide. She/he will make sense of what you are looking at. She/he will make what seems as one stone on top of another come alive and will answer questions about anything. She/he will offer knowledge which no guidebook, or sign-reading will come even close. She/he can help you create your itinerary, arrange your accommodations and transportation and will become your friend in Greece.
After 60 years organizing tours throughout Greece we have secured the best deals in all aspects of travel. This explains the low rates that we offer our tours.
You travel on the same bus, sit next to other people and get the same service with people that missed our google ad and paid more than our offer.
Many travel agents “guarantee the best price”. Clients tell us that our prices are not matched.
We offer the tours without the entrance fees. We have clients that because of age, Nationality, occupation, etc. are allowed to enter sites & museums free of charge. Further more this way we avoid complaints that the tours are over-priced. In the Athens city tour the entrance fees are 30 €.