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Sights of Athens: Hop-on, Hop-Off Bus - Classic Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Buses: Approx. 8:30am - 5:30pm, every 15 - 45 minutes - depending on the routes

  • Duration
    48 hours
Inclusions
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Multi-lingual audio guide in 16 different languages
Guests
  • Adult (15+)
  • Child (5-14)
  • Infant (0-4)

Key Highlights

  • Discover the best of Athens, Piraeus and the surrounding beaches with this tour
  • Visit the historic attractions in the city easily with 4 comprehensive bus routes
  • Get up close with iconic sights, from the Acropolis to the Hellenic Parliament
  • Hop on and off as you wish across 48 hours to discover the city at your own pace
  • Dig deeper into the city’s culture with two immersive waking tour (April - November)

Overview

Explore the best of Athens with a 48-hour Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Ticket from Sights of Athens. With access to all the comprehensive routes covering the top attractions, the tour is a perfect introduction to this historic city for first time visitors. The ticket is valid for 48 hours so you can comfortably travel around Athens at your own pace. What’s more? Your ticket includes access to all the bus routes and two engaging walking tours.

This hop-on, hop-off tour comprises four fantastic bus routes - Blue (Piraeus), Orange (Athens), Green (Vouliagmeni) and Yellow (Glyfada). You can enjoy using the Free WiFi and multilingual audio commentary available on board to get to know the city even better. 

The buses run around the year with frequent departures and covers all the main sights of Athens, Piraeus, Glyfada and Vouliagmeni. From the Byzantine Museum to the Acropolis and Pasalimani, exploring Athens and its suburbs is a breeze. 

Attractions Covered

  • Temple of Zeus
  • Greek Parliament
  • Piraeus harbor
  • Planetarium
  • Athenian Riviera
  • Byzantine Museum
  • Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

… and more!

Walking Tours - April to November

  • Anafiotika Tour: Discover this hidden gem in the heart of the old city for a perfect dose of vintage Athens. 
  • Psiri Area & Varvakios Central Food Market Tour: Get up close with the urban side of Athens bustling with food markets, taverns, and cafés.

About the Supplier: Sights of Athens, operated by Open Top Bus Hellas, are one of the prime operators of hop-on, hop-off buses in Athens and can be regnosed by their vibrant blue buses. 

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    48 hours

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Buses: Approx. 8:30am - 5:30pm, every 15 - 45 minutes - depending on the routes

  • Meeting Point

    You can hop on to the buses from any of the popular meeting points

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Free WiFi on board
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Multi-lingual audio guide in 16 different languages
  • Hotel transfers
  • Gratuities

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Please note

Voucher Type: Paper

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Athens is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Kids up to 4 years of age travel for free. 

Don’t forget that the Walking tours only operate between April and November. The Piraeus Blue Train operates only on the cruise days during this period while the walking tours run daily. 

Popular Meeting and Redemption Points for Hop-on, Hop-off Buses (you can board the buses from any of these points) - all of them have dedicated stops

  • Blue - Piraeus Line:
    Terminals of Cruises A & B - Port of Piraeus
  • Orange - Athens Line:
    Syntagma Square // Temple of Zeus // Plaka // Acropolis Museum // Zappeio & Panathenaic Stadium // National Library // National Archaeological Museum // Omonia Square // Karaiskaki Square // Kotzia
  • Green - Vouliagmeni & Yellow - Glyfada Lines:
    Planetarium & SNFCC // Marina Flisvos // Glyfada Terminal // Kavouri Beach // Astir Beach // Vouliagmeni Lake

Customer Reviews

  • Good tour
    Helena Zaal, Netherlands 06/12/2018
  • Wayne Walker, Canada 06/06/2018
  • Best choice
    Ton Onstenk, Netherlands 05/19/2018

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