Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Full Day: 65€ Per Person (~ 8 Hours)
Half Day: 50€ Per Person (4½ to 5 Hours)
Meeting Point: Piraeus Port - AthensTours Info: Athens Full or Half Day Tour

If you have made a booking on a cruise ship with Athens as one of your stop over destinations and you are interested in taking a private tour but the cost is a little over your budget... we have found a solution for you : TOURS SHARING!
Now you can join others who are in the same "boat", because we know how easy it is for expenditures to run over budget, so saving money is increasingly important for all travelers. We can accommodate this need and are here to help organize it for you.

Cruise Sharing Tours have become a must and at H.P.Tours, are handled by experts with years of experience in the travel industry. Our semi-private tours concentrate on the most important points of interest in Athens.

Upon your arrival, your driver and licensed tour guide will be at the cruise terminal of Piraeus port waiting for you. We can guarantee that you will have a memorable day in Athens and we'll optimize your time as best as possible. We will show you all the highlights and you will be dropped off at the port before your ship departs.

Terms & Conditions :
Please read them carefully before making your reservation.

  • Number Of Participants Per Group: Small groups of 6 tourers minimum and up to 19 tourers maximum

Based on the final number of participants the groups will be designed by H.P.Tours for best customer satisfaction. Each group will have private driver and certified English speaking tour guide.

  • Full Day Athens Tour Price: 65€ (Per Person).
  • Deposit: 30€ (Per Person). The remaining balance will be paid (in cash) directly to the driver at the end of the tour.

  • Half Day Athens Tour Price: 50€ (Per Person).
  • Deposit: 20€ (Per Person). The remaining balance will be paid (in cash) directly to the driver at the end of the tour.

  • What's Included
    • New, Full A/C, Mercedes-Benz Vito or Viano (for small groups up to 6 tourers).
    • New, Full A/C, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Minibus (from 7 to 19 tourers).
    • Driver & certified English speaking tour guide.
    • All taxes & VAT.
  • Not Included
    • Entrance fees.
    • Lunch (optional)
      We can recommend various good restaurants in Plaka.
  • Confirmation

Once you complete the online process “Book Now” you will receive a voucher via E-Mail with all required information. Please print it and have it with you during the tour. Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (6 tourers) you will receive an E-Mail notification 20 days prior to tour confirming that itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned. Please note that if there is not enough participants (minimum 6 tourers) then you will be notified via E-Mail, in which case you can alternatively book a private tour at a special price, or find tour mates while on ship, or finally, if none of above mentioned alternatives plan out, you will be fully refunded.

  • Cancellation Policy
    • Full refund if cancelled up to 10 days prior to the agreed date and time.
    • No refund if cancelled within the last 10 days prior to the arrival date.

    Please note that all alterations or cancellations should be made via E-mail. In any case the cruise ship does not follow original itinerary and docks at the port of Piraeus on alternate of prebooked date of your tour; you are kindly requested to inform us ASAP, in which case your tour will go ahead as planned on new date of arrival.
    If for any unforeseen reason the cruise ship does not dock at the port of Piraeus, you will be fully refunded.

  • Meeting Point & Time
    • Please follow the instructions indicated on your voucher.
    • In case of not being able to find the driver or your tour guide, please contact the emergency numbers.
    • Collections from cruise ship terminals are agreed to, and will take place at the time indicated on the voucher.

*** Maximum waiting time will be twenty (20) minutes after the time mentioned on the voucher.
If you miss the minibus please contact the emergency numbers so we can give you directions on how you will meet the group in the city center.
You will have to pay for your own transportation to the city center.

Itinerary [Duration ~ 8 Hours]

Full day Athens tour includes :
The Acropolis (where you will see the Propylea which is the monumental entrance to the Acropolis, the Temple of Athena Nike which is dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, the Temple of Erechtheion which is dedicated to Athena Polias, the Caryatides and finally the Parthenon Temple which is dedicated to Athena Parthenos, patron Goddess of the ancient city of Athens.
The Herodeon Theater, the ruins of the Theater of Dionysus, Areopagus [Mars Hill]), The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian Order), The Panathinaic Stadium (also known as The Kallimarmaro; the original stadium fully restored in 1895 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Hill of Lycabettus, The Old Palace, The Changing of The Presidential Guards who guard The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier. The Catholic Cathedral, the “Neoclassical Trilogy” The Academy which is a replica of the Propylea, the National Library & the First University of Athens.
For lunch and free time, Plaka, this is Athens’ oldest and most picturesque neighborhood. It is stone-paved, with narrow streets, and many different souvlaki taverns, restaurants and souvenir shops, and finally The New Acropolis Museum. *

Entrance fee required: 20 Euros for Acropolis, 6 Euros for the Temple of Zeus & 5 Euros for the New Acropolis Museum. *
Tip: The tour quide will take care of the entrance tickets to the sites and museum. You will pay her and/or him on the spot.

* Please note, for those of you who don't want to visit the Acropolis Museum, you can spend your free time in Plaka and we pick you up at prearranged meeting point before we depart for the port of Piraeus.

  • Free entrance: For students from E.U (student Identity Card is required).
  • Free entrance: Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or Passport to confirm the age.
  • Reduced entrance fee Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
  • Reduced entrance fee University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID.


Free Entrance Days

  • 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
  • 18 April (International Monuments Day)
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • 28 October
  • Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

Itinerary [Duration 4½ to 5 Hours]

Half day Athens tour includes :
The Acropolis (where you will see the Propylea which is the monumental entrance to the Acropolis, the Temple of Athena Nike which is dedicated to Athena-Apteros Nike, the Temple of Erechtheion which is dedicated to Athena Polias, the Caryatides and finally the Parthenon Temple which is dedicated to Athena Parthenos, patron Goddess of the ancient city of Athens.
The Herodeon Theater, the ruins of the Theater of Dionysus, Areopagus [Mars Hill]), The Temple of Zeus (which is the largest ancient temple in Greece in the Corinthian Order), The Panathinaic Stadium (also known as The Kallimarmaro; the original stadium fully restored in 1895 for the first modern Olympic games in 1896), The Hill of Lycabettus, The Old Palace, The Changing of The Presidential Guards who guard The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier. The Catholic Cathedral, the “Neoclassical Trilogy” The Academy which is a replica of the Propylea, the National Library & the First University of Athens.
Free time in Plaka which is Athens’ oldest and most picturesque neighborhood. It is stone-paved, with narrow streets, and many different souvlaki taverns, restaurants and souvenir shops.

Entrance fee required: 20 Euros for Acropolis & 6 Euros for the Temple of Zeus
Tip: The tour quide will take care of the entrance tickets to the sites. You will pay her and/or him on the spot.

  • Free entrance: For students from E.U (student Identity Card is required).
  • Free entrance: Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or Passport to confirm the age.
  • Reduced entrance fee Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
  • Reduced entrance fee University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID.


Free Entrance Days

  • 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
  • 18 April (International Monuments Day)
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • 28 October
  • Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

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