Athens Photography Tour

Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of

Duration 6 hours
Private Tour & Shore Excursion
Price from €76

** Price is per person for a group of 3 passengers. Prices vary greatly depending on the number of people and type of vehicle. The final price will be calculated online using our booking engine.

Overview of Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of

Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of; Delve into Athens’s fascinating architecture, hidden alleys, and captivating beaches with a camera in hand by joining one of the highly acclaimed photography tours. However, if you prefer being in front of the camera, consider participating in a photoshoot with local experts, where you become the focal point of the show.

Photography is a sought-after skill, allowing individuals to seize transient moments and transform them into timeless memories that are fulfilling and suitable for sharing with others.

Exploring a new city, discovering its unique charms, and honing your photography skills simultaneously can be an enriching and fulfilling experience. Athens, with its rich history, captivating architecture, and vibrant street life, serves as an ideal destination for aspiring photographers.

Embark on one of the many photography experiences available in the Greek capital, whether you prefer the sophistication of a DSLR, the convenience of an iPhone, or the retro charm of a Polaroid camera. Capture the essence of Athens, its vibrant energy, and timeless beauty through the lens of your camera, creating lasting memories of your journey.

If you’re a photography enthusiast with a passion for ancient ruins and archaeological sites, this six-hour private photography tour in Athens is a must-do experience. Discover the city’s hidden gems and secrets while capturing stunning shots of both ancient and modern Athens. With a variety of options for photo opportunities, this tour is sure to satisfy even the most discerning visitor.

Highlights of Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of

  • The Acropolis of Athens
  • A Journey Through History The historical heart of Athens
  • A journey through the charming district of Plaka, where history, tradition, and beauty intertwine
  • The view from Lycabettus Hill is truly breathtaking and leaves one in awe
  • Discover hidden gems in contemporary Athens that offer unique experiences and captivate visitors with their charm and authenticity

Description of Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of

ITINERARY (break-down)

Our six-hour photography tour in Athens is perfect for those who are passionate about photography and want to explore the city and its ancient monuments from a local perspective. This private tour is designed specifically for those interested in ancient ruins and archaeological sites. You’ll have the opportunity to discover their beauty and capture it with your camera, taking home unique and unforgettable shots of your Athens adventure.

You’ll witness the architectural wonders of Athens, starting with the Acropolis Hill. Explore the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Porch of Maidens, marvels of classical beauty. Then, delve into the ancient Agora, nestled at the foot of the Acropolis in charming Plaka, a visually captivating neighborhood perfect for capturing remarkable photos.

Duration: 120 Minutes

Pass By: Temple of Zeus, Hendrians arch, statue of Alexander the Great, Zappeion, statue of Truman

Duration: 20 Minutes

Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of
The Athens Acropolis from the temple of Zeus

Plaka, a labyrinth of flowery, cobblestone streets and beautiful neoclassical houses, offers a unique charm. Explore winding lanes, charming gardens, and stone walls, giving the impression of being on a picturesque Greek island rather than in bustling Athens. Visit the Stoa of Attalos, an ancient marketplace, and nearby, admire the exquisite Temple of Hephaestus and the Byzantine Church of St Apostles. Discover the remnants of Hadrian’s Library, built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, a magnificent library of antiquity.

Duration: 110 Minutes

Explore the Roman Agora, a historical marketplace, and visit the Fethiye Djami mosque, one of the few remaining Ottoman landmarks in the city. Don’t miss the Octagonal Tower built by Andronicus, featuring a sundial and a hydraulic clock, showcasing the advanced technology of the past.

Duration: 30 Minutes

On this private tour, you’ll get to visit the central market in Athens, where you can explore the fish and meat market. You’ll have enough time to take plenty of pictures as there are diverse themes that reflect Greek culture and lifestyle.

As the last stop on your journey, make sure to visit Lycabettus hill. On our way we stop at the Panatenean Olympic stadium for spectacular pictures. This hill offers unparalleled panoramic views of Athens. From the northern mountains encircling the city to the port of Piraeus to the south, you can capture breathtaking photos that will leave everyone back home in awe.

Duration: 60 Minutes

Participate in the “Athens Photography Tour 6-H Best Of” experience, and make lifelong memories through this unique photography tour. Explore the city of Athens, both past and present, capturing stunning images of its iconic landmarks and everyday life. At the conclusion of our tour, we will provide transportation to return you to your place of lodging.

Duration: 20 Minutes


  • Transfer offerd; Travelers pickup/drop off is offered.
  • Pick up from; We will pick you up from any hotel or apartment in Athens center and Piraeus cruise port at the cruise ship pier!
  • Info needed When booking make sure to include the address of your accommodation, or the name of the cruise line and the cruise ship!
  • Pick up time; We propose to pick you up at 8 am in order to avoid traffic and crowed at the Acropolis.
  • Drop off; We will drop you off at the same place we have picked you up or at any hotel in Athens center or cruise ship pier!


What is Included

  • Professional driver with good knowledge of history and culture in Greece
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle appropriate for the size of your group
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple day tours only)
  • Flexible pick up time on request (proposed 08:00AM)
  • Free Pick-up from and return to your hotel
  • Free Pick-up & drop off from Piraeus cruise port
  • Athens Airport transfers or pickup locations outside Athens: arranged on request with surcharge
  • First class transport: By Mercedes E-Class or similar; Mercedes minivan or Mercedes minibus according to the size of your party. All new models come with full leather and A/C.
  • Road tolls and local taxes
  • Our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athina, Greece.
  • Official licensed tour guide for guiding in archeological sites. Available on request with surcharge
  • The private tour is 100% exclusive for your party

What is Excluded

  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museum
  • Wine tasting fee (wine tours)
  • Athens Airport transfer: arranged on request with a surcharge
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost.


Tour Type

  • Private tour - Shore Excursion
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Departures: Daily


  • Due to the high complexity and uncertainty of contemporary transportation, as well as unexpected situations, the planned itinerary can change at any moment and our choices may be affected by any social, economic or environmental phenomena!

Guaranteed Departures

  • Best Greece Tours is proud to be the first in the industry to offer Guaranteed Departures . A guaranteed departure means; There is no minimum number of bookings required on a trip to run and that the tour will definitely operate on the day it is scheduled and will not be cancelled. All guaranteed departures will run except in the event of a natural disaster or other similarly disruptive event that is beyond our control. Our current collection of tours can take you to exciting places in Athens and around the world.

How will we use the information you wll give us about you!

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  • Payment Details; We will pass your payment details to our secure payment provider, but we do not see or store any of these details on our website payment details.

Importantant information!

  • Dress: religious and memorial sites: shoulders and knee must be covered.
  • Terms & Conditions, F.A.Q , Privacy policy & Cookies
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A voucher will be emailed to you with our contact numbers and all necessary information for your tour.
  • This is your ticket and proof of purchase. On the day of tour please present a paper voucher in order to redeem your tour/activity.
  • Itinerary (break-down)Due to the high complexity and uncertainty of contemporary transportation, as well as unexpected situations, the planned itinerary can change at any moment and our choices may be affected by any social, economic or environmental phenomena!

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora.
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • For guests who are full-time wheelchair users a ramp vehicle will be needed. Guests may remain in their wheelchair or scooter for the duration of the excursion. Wheelchair or scooter dimensions are required in order to confirm the correct vehicle!
  • Wheelchair or small scooter folding type only. (Please note that disabled passengers must be able to board the vehicle independently or with the assistance of those in their party.)

Opening hours & Admission fees

  • Opening Hours: Summer April 1st to October 31st from 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM
  • Winter: November 1st to March 31st from 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Free admission fees: Children under 18 & Students from E.U.
  • Reduced admission fees: Citizens of the E.U. aged over 65 & Students from countries outside the E.U.

Free admission days

  • March 6: In memory of deceased Minister of Tourism & visionary Melina Mercouri
  • June 5: Environment international day
  • April 18 : International monuments day
  • May 18: International museums day
  • September 27: International tourism day
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • National Holidays
  • Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March
  • The first Sunday of every month, except for July, August and September
  • NOTE: If the first Sunday is a holiday then the second is the free admission day

Holidays in Greece

  • January 1: closed
  • January 6: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Shrove Monday: 08:30AM - 03:00 PM
  • March 25: closed
  • Good Friday: 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Holy Saturday: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Easter Sunday: closed
  • Easter Monday: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • May 1: closed
  • Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • 15 August 15: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • October 28: 08:30 AM- 03:00 PM
  • December 25 & 26: closed


  • Sedans; Within 24 hrs of travel 100% fee will apply. Outside of 24 hrs a €2 per person cancellation charge will apply.
  • Minivan; Within 36 hrs of travel 100% fee will apply. Outside of 36 hrs a €2 per person cancellation charge will apply.
  • Minibus 10-20 seats; Within 96 hrs of travel 100% fee will apply. Outside of 96 hrs a €2 per person cancellation charge will apply.
  • For all vehicles; No show mean, no refund

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