Beyond Athens

Unique sights, ancient ruins, and beautiful landscapes are waiting to be explored just a few hours away from Athens. From the sandy beaches of Aegina island to the stunning beauty of the Meteora monasteries, you will discover that trips from Athens can reveal an exciting world of astonishing natural beauty.

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Beyond Athens

The Ultimate Delphi Day Trip

Ancient glory, natural beauty, mountain living and local surprises

duration
full day (12 hours)
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Beyond Athens

Extraordinary Mycenae & Nafplio day trip

This corner of Greece is alive with myths, traditional crafts and history!

duration
full day (11 hours)
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Beyond Athens

The Delicious Nafplio Food Tour

Discovering the scrumptious culinary heritage of the Peloponnese

duration
4 hours
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Beyond Athens

cape sounion & the athens riviera sunset tour

A gorgeous shore and a stunning Greek temple!

duration
6 hours
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Beyond Athens

Wonders of Mainland Greece: Delphi & Meteora Tour

Stunning landmark sites of Greece and local life in the villages & Meteora monasteries

duration
3 days
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Beyond Athens

Classical Greece Grand Tour: Delphi, Nafplio & Ancient Olympia

A grand journey to the greatest sites of ancient Greece in search of history, culture and the roots of Western civilisation

duration
3 days
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Beyond Athens

Highlights of the Peloponnese: Mycenae, Nafplio & Olympia Tour

The unmissable sights of Peloponnese and a genuine experience of local Peloponnesian life

duration
2 days
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Beyond Athens

The Millennia Tour: Olympia, Nafplio, Mycenae, Delphi & Meteora

A journey of discovery to Greece's most magnificent historical sites and a stunning natural treasure

duration
5 days
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Beyond Athens

A Dazzling Day Trip to Hydra

A great cosmopolitan island escape, with pristine beaches, stunning architecture and international cultural allure

duration
Full Day (11 hours)
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Beyond Athens

Enchanting Aegina Island

A surprisingly unspoilt island escape!

duration
Full Day (11 hours)
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day trips from athens

day trips from athens

From the sites of Delphi and Mycenae, to charming Nafplio and the wonderful islands of Hydra and Aegina, some of Greece's most beatiful gems are waiting to be explored just a few hours away from Athens!

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multi-day excursions

multi-day excursions

Explore the highlights of Greece with our private 2-, 3-, and 5-day itineraries from Athens. Beyond marvelling at world-renowned sights such as Delphi, ancient Olympia, or Meteora, you will live a travel experience like no other, uncovering real Greece, its culture and its inhabitants in an unforgettable journey.

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Awards & Accolades

Testimonials

"As an artist, Nikos was able to give us a lot of insight into both art we were looking at and the personalities behind the art. Along the way he provided much of the contemporary history that contextualized the life of Athenians the inspires the art that we saw. …Can't miss."

Eric K

"We had the best tour guide I have ever met. She was very smart and could have been an actress with her voice and inflections."

Mstahl1830

"My friends and I booked this tour last minute and Alternative Athens was extremely accommodating to fit us in.We had a GREAT experience with Andreas, who walked us through the history of Greek wine and wine making. There was plenty of wine to enjoy and a lot of delicious small plates to snack on at the cozy cafe where this all took place. I never felt like we had a tour guide just spouting off a script about wine, food, and Greece. It was more like hanging out with an old friend who is well-traveled, cultured, and extremely knowledgable. Well worth the cost!"

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