Athens Orientation Tour

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The best of Athens in a nutshell. Full of interesting information, lovely views and genuine experiences!
Get the feel of a city that has been inhabited for 4000 years in only 4-hours on this intriguing tour of Athens during which you will get to see some of the most significant landmarks and sights of the historical and modern city.

Athens is a fascinating city full of contrasts that can be intimidating for the first-timer. Save yourself the stress and worry and let us show you the most important landmarks in Athens as well as amazing hidden treasures off the beaten track.


  • Admire significant landmarks
  • Enjoy stunning panoramic views
  • Immerse yourself in the picturesque cobbled alleys of Plaka
  • Drift through the modern city of Athens
  • Wander around Monastiraki square and its flea market

Please note that all our tours are Private, thus some of them are directly bookable for later dates because they are subject to availability. If you wish to book a tour at an earlier date please use the “send inquiry” form. 

A 4-hour private tour including:
  • Hotel pick-up (for hotels within walking distance from the tour’s location)
  • Greek coffee or herbal tea
  • Private services of a state-licensed guide
  • All taxes

  • Hotel drop-off 
  • Visit, guided tour and entry fees to any archaeological site
  • Personal expenses
With your friendly and knowledgeable state-licensed "Insider" guide you will embark on an intriguing private sightseeing tour, where you will walk past all the must-sees of the ancient and modern city such as Anafiotika, Syntagma and Monastiraki square. 

You will admire some of the most significant sites and attractions, discover the real life of the city, learn about our culture and way of life, and feel like a local. 

Save yourself the stress and worry and let us show you the city’s most important landmarks as well as amazing hidden treasures off the beaten path.

Notes & Clarifications

  • Prices vary according to group size
  • This tour does not include a guided tour to the Acropolis or any other archaeological site. If you wish for a tour by a state-licensed guide we can arrange it upon request
  • Keep in mind that this is a private tour and it is possible to customize it to meet your desires. Should you want to change the itinerary please do not hesitate to contact us by sending us a request through the inquiry form
  • Since this is a walking tour you will need to be wearing comfortable shoes, a hat and sun-block. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle and lots of energy!

What makes us different?

  • We offer only private tours. No mixed groups
  • We are absolutely flexible. Our tours can be customized to your wishes
  • Special requests are always welcome. We love to tailor holidays
  • All of our tours are designed and operated by our company
  • Our “Insiders” guides are thoroughly selected and trained, each one of them expert in his field
  • We always select the most suitable state-licensed “Insider” guide who matches your profile and interests

Athens Orientation Tour

Great Activity


"Great guides & team
Great activity for a team building
Mix between culture & fun !
Can be personnalized"



Athens Orientation Tour

Niki’s walking tour


Nikki was awesome and personable. She was punctual and went above and beyond. She was very knowledgeable about the area and the sites she showed us. We would definitely recommend Nikki to anyone.



Athens Orientation Tour

Great tour!


I so enjoyed my walking tour with Vasilios - he was very knowledgable, gave me an insiders tour of the fish/meat market with a stop for a little bite to eat- something I would not have seen otherwise. This was a great beginning to a lovely stay in Athens!



Athens Orientation Tour

Ilektra is a super guide


"I just spent over 4 hours with the most delightful, bright young tour guide name Ilektra. She showed me the entire area and I feel as if I made a friend! Had lunch with her on my euros and she showed me a grocery store where I bought all my food for my apartment stay. She is a warm, vibrant woman with passion. Great knowledge, gave me choices on what I wanted to see, [...]"


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Athens Orientation Tour

Terrific urban walking tour


Had a terrific guide, knowledgeable, and friendly. Walked throughout the city, seeing the many contrasts of urban life in Athens. Would recommend this without hesitation.



Athens Orientation Tour

What a fantastic experience


I visited Athens for a business trip, therefore I only had a day to make the most of the city; I therefore chose Athens Orientation by Athens Insiders which was brilliant as it gave me a taste of the city centre while floating around in a laid back manner. I was presented with the right amount of info so as to learn interesting facts about the city but without being overwhelmed [...]''


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Athens Orientation Tour

If you really want to get to know Athens, you've come to the right place


We did the 2.5 hour orientation tour followed by a 1.5 hour tour with 8 people. Our tour guide Stelios was very well prepared. From the millennia-old history of Athens to the current political situation in Greece, he knew how to report in perfect German, rich in anecdotes. The orientation tour started at Monastiraki Square, took us through the Agora and around the Acropolis. The tour in a new luxury minibus went through the government district past all the important museums and ended with a visit to Mount Lykavittos, which gave us a great view of Athens all the way to the sea. [...]''


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Athens Orientation Tour


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