From Mythology to Politics, Science and Art, Athens and Greece have laid the foundations of Western civilisation. Once a powerful city state, Athens was also an ancient centre of knowledge, learning and culture.
The Best of Athens School Trip starts with a visit to the emblematic Acropolis built in the 5th century BC, touring its impressive museum and ancient architecture such as the Propylaea gate, Erechtheion and the Parthenon, dedicated to goddess Athena.
A sightseeing tour of Athens with our knowledgeable local guides will give students an insight into its formidable past. They will also enjoy stroll in the wonderful National Garden, a natural treasure in the heart of the city.
A visit to the Temples of Olympian Zeus and the Athena Parthenos, as well as the impressive National Archeological Museum complete the cultural programme of this fantastic tour of Athens.
The group will also have some free time to explore the pretty cobbled lanes of Planka and Monastiraki, taking in the lively atmosphere, tasting Greek food in a traditional taverna or browsing the flea market.
The Athens School Trip itinerary can be adapted and tailor to your teaching requirements and group’s preferences. Talk to our experienced travel experts for advice and start planning a memorable school tour of Athens.