Ektor Free Historical Walking Tour
Overview of the tour in Athens
Meeting at Lord's Byron Statue, presenting Hadrian's Arch and Temple of Zeus, and walking to Agia Aikaterini. Continuing to Lysicrates monument and Plaka, at the eastern slopes of Acropolis, with lots of interesting sites.
- Hadrian's Arch
- Temple of Zeus
- Agia Aikaterini
- Ermou Str.Shopping area
- Psyri area and Wonderland of Athens
- Monastiraki, Plaka, Hadrian's Library
- Roman Agora, Temple of Aeolos
- Ancient Agora, Thision
-Stairs of Plaka
- Black Stones,Anafiotica,Agios Ioannis
- Agioi Anargiri, Metochi Panagiou Tafou
- Monument of Lysicrates, Lamp of
Walking by the slopes of the Acropolis and numerous other historical sites, fly with your mind, rolling in mythology and history, mixing with the temporary Hellenic spirit.
Let yourself admire how the ancient Greeks lived, and what they adored and achieved! Details, stories, and facts are not mentioned in travel guides and relevant books but are narrated by a pure and real Athenian.The beautiful and rare places this tour takes you,is not shown by any other tour!!!
You will travel through the glorious past and stroll in the presence, enjoying being one of us:
This activity includes:
- Holy Metropolitan Church of the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary
- Syntagma Square
- Monastiraki Square
- Athens National Garden
- Temple of Olympian Zeus
- Hadrian's Library
- Monastiraki Flea Market
- Roman Forum of Athens (Roman Agora)
- Share of the Holy Sepulcher of Amasia (Church)
Lord's Byron Statue
10 minutes walk from Syntagma Square, at the end of the National Garden on your left-hand side.
By Metro Acropolis, 5 min. Walk follow the pedestrian street of Dionisios Aeropagitus, turn to the right, and in front of you, is the Hadrian's Arch.
On the left side of the Arch is the statue of Lord Byron, at the beginning of VASILISIS OLGAS street and AMALIAS avenue.
Please WRITE IN GOOGLE: STATUE OF LORD BYRON, in order to be guided and oriented correctly.
Kindly note, due to pedestrian street reconstructions, the access to Lord's Byron statue is difficult, please wait just on the other side of it, where the bronze statue of Alexander the Great is located.
The bronze statue of Alexander the Great, is opposite to New York College, a yellow new classical building, at no 38 Leoforos Amalias Avenue, and at the west side of the National Garden.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE:
IN ORDER NOT TO BE CONFUSED, PLEASE MEET US, IN FRONT OF THE BRONZE STATUE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
PLEASE DO NOT GO OR STAY INSIDE THE PARK!
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE US!!!
Things to note
Please note, that this tour is tip-based, I understand that you want to keep your trip low on budget, but this tour is my daily job. An average tip for this tour is of 5 Euros per person for groups of 25 guests and 10 Euros per person for groups less than 10 guests.
I DO NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS,CASH ONLY PLEASE!!!
However, you are free to tip, based on your satisfaction.
Also take into consideration, that for every guest, participating in this tour, I have to pay a commission to the platform.
IF FOR ANY REASON YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE TOUR,PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO CANCEL YOUR BOOKING IN ORDER TO AVOID ANY CANCELLATION FEES TO YOUR SIDE AND THE GUIDE'S SIDE AS WELL!!
With a professional experience of over 30 years this tour will not just show you the hot spots that all other tours usually pass by, but the hidden parts and secrets of the Ancient History of Athens.
As an original and pure Athenian, I will try to make all possible efforts to offer a great comfortable and informative tour, with a small no of guests, as to make everything to your ease and satisfaction, really enjoyable and creative.
With lots of suggestions for your free time and leisure, to find original tasty and cheap tavernas with delicious food, ouzeri with fresh snacks, Greek music and traditional Greek dances! But also for night clubbing in the centre of Athens or at the coast, at the Riviera!
Kindly note that participation of enough guests is very essential and if participants are less than 6, the tour can be cancelled, due to insufficient number.
Pls check the first image in the photo gallery, this is our meeting point.
Due to the strong sun and increasing temperature, the afternoon tour, is to start late in the afternoon hours, in order to avoid the sun and at the same time to give you enough time to watch the sunset near Acropolis and to plan and enjoy your dinner at the beautiful hidden tavernas of the historical centre, with delicious traditional food and house wine!
Please note that due to work done at the lord's Byron area. Do not stay inside the park and meet us at the corner, outside the area where the traffic lights are and the bronze statue of Alexander the Great at Amalias ave.
Please do not forget to wear a hat and have a bottle of water with you!
At the end of the tour at your disposal for suggestions, regarding: a private 1-day cruise to the Saronic islands nearby, beautiful coastal areas at the Riviera for many different activities, walking, swimming, photos, breakfast, tavernas, ouzeri, clubing, night-life, natural Greek products (OIL, national famous drinks)and many others!
Thank you for your understanding, attendance and cooperation.
You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.