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Private Layover Athens Sightseeing Tour from the Airport or Port provided by Welcome Pickups

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Private Layover Athens Sightseeing Tour from the Airport or Port

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2 adults
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  • 1
    Mount Lycabettus
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Museum of the History of Athens University
  • 2
    Change of Guards
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 4
    Panathenaic Stadium
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Pass by
    Syntagma Station
  • 6
    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Yoleni's Greek Gastronomy center
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
3–5 hours
  • Port/Airport Pickup & Dropoff
  • Personal English-Speaking professional Driver
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel and Tolls
  • Bottles of Water
  • 1-Hour complimentary waiting time
  • Yoleni's Gastronomic Experience
  • Entry/Admission - Yoleni's Greek Gastronomy center
  • Entrance fees for all attractions
  • Beverages and meals
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Official Tour Guide - Our drivers are English Speaking and very knowledgable of the places visited
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Our operators are not official tour guides but English-speaking professional drivers and Locals that have been provided with all the necessary historical information about the sights visited. They cannot accompany you into the sights but will provide extended historical and local information to help you get the feeling of the city.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elaine M wrote a review Nov. 2019
Livingston, New Jersey, United States26 contributions20 helpful votes
We arrived in Athens at 6 AM and couldn't board our cruise ship till 2 PM so a 5 hour layover tour was an ideal way to see the city. Our guide/driver was great. He took us to all the sites we wanted to see and suggested some others. We even got to see Acropolis with no
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Lfave wrote a review Sep. 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania23 contributions2 helpful votes
My brother and I visited Athens in June and used Welcome pick-ups for our shuttle to and from the airport. They were recommended to us by our hotel. We were so pleased with their service that we ended up using them for everything else. We took the trip to Sounion and a day
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Welcome P, Manager at Private Layover Athens Sightseeing Tour from the Airport or Port
Responded 1 Sep. 2019
Thank you for your 5-star review. We do hope to see you soon again and would like to invite you to follow us on social media to know more about us and our destinations. We wish you all the best,
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Katja L wrote a review Jun. 2019
1 contribution
Great service to order in advance, great driver, everything worked smoothly, maps and cold water waiting in the car. !
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Welcome P, Public Relations Manager at Private Layover Athens Sightseeing Tour from the Airport or Port
Responded 26 Jun. 2019
Thank you for your review! We look forward to seeing you again in our other destinations. Did you know that we cover 38 cities around the globe at the moment? Give us a follow to know more about us and our destinations and to receive offers. We hope to see you soon again! All the best,
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About the operator

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By: Welcome Pickups
Great service, great driver, great experience
I booked airport transfers for my first visit to Athens. Booking was very easy and straightforward. As soon as I go
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Great service- the best driver!
Honestly our driver, Angelos Chronis, made our entire Athens trip. He was the driver that picked us up from the air
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We took a private picup fro Athens airport to Athens city center. Our driver Themos Krasakis was superb!!, welcome
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Friendly efficient Transfer from Athens Airport
I booked this transfer from Athens airport to a hotel near the Acropolis partly because the flight left the UK at 6
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Airport- Acropolis
Very polite and reliable driver. Gave us some information about Athens during our trip from the AirPort to Acropoli
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I booked a transfer for 3 people online and was given a price and paid by credit card. I was then emailed to say th
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Totally Unprofessional Service!!!!
Booked a car for an airport transfer for four persons. No mention during the booking process that local regulations
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Nasos is amazing! He was very professional and kind, super nice and we had our Welcome Experience to Athens perfect
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Just back from Crete where we used Welcome Pickups. Welcome Pickup had a driver meet us at Chania Airport who had g
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Used Welcome Pickups for transfers from the airport into the city and return. An absolutely faultless service. I wo
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Couldn’t be better.
Absolutely faultless. Very efficient, flight tracking, friendly and helpful driver. Emails and notifications galo
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Airport transfer athens
perfect timing, very proffesional driver, mr . Dimitris Makrakis, brought us safe and quick to our hotel. Inside th
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Taxi from our hotel in Stalis Crete to Heraklion airport. Driver arrived early. Was very friendly and helpful. Woul
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Deb L
Excellent service
We booked a transfer from Athens airport and a return pick up the next day . Our drivers were punctual friendly cou
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Perfect welcome to Athens
I have used welcome pickups twice now as I come to Athens semi regularly and they are so welcoming and helpful I in
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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