Half-day Christian Shore Excursion following St. Paul in Athens

The shore half day Christian private trip in Athens is an excellent opportunity to see the most important parts of the city making the most out of your visit in Athens, even if you are coming to the city just for a few hours. It is a combination of Ancient Greek and Christian points of interest, specifically designed for cruise passengers, those who are interested in all parts of Athens.

What you will see during the half-day Christian tour in Athens

The Acropolis, the Parthenon and Erechtheion, Mars Hill(Areopagus), the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Parliament House, Presidential Palace, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Academy, the University and the National Library, the area of Monastiraki, Plaka, the ancient agora (St. Paul’s meeting place), the Roman agora and Lycabettus Hill

Highlights of the half-day Christian shore excursion tour in Athens

  • Mars Hill and Ancient Agora, where St Paul preached in Athens
  • The Acropolis of Athens and other important sites of thw city
  • Private tour with a professional English-speaking tour driver

Description of the half day Christian private tour in Athens

parthenon acropolis athens greeceCruise Tours Piraeus will take you to a half day Christian tour in Athens, starting early in the morning to avoid traffic and crowd at Acropolis . Your personal driver will be at the cruise ship pier to pick you up and drive you through the scenic suburbs of Athens straight to the Acropolis and Mars hill. Athens is the cradle of the Western Civilization and this city tour will most definitely prove it to you.

Lets start your half day private shore excursion  from the most important site of Athens, and one of the most important sites in the world: The Acropolis of Athens.

The Acropolis is the highlight of the city with the Parthenon being the most recognizable part of the city, and one of the trademarks of the ancient culture of Athens.

mars hill in athensNext to the Acropolis is the Mars Hill (Areopagus) (Acts 17:22) where Apostle Paul preached the word of the Christian God that was the new religion at the time.

The private half day shore excursion will continue taking you to a city tour around the important sites of Athens, such as the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Parliament House, Presidential Palace, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Academy, the University and the National Library.

Visit the picturesque quarter of Monastiraki and Plaka, where you can see the Ancient Agora of Athens, which was one of the major St Paul meeting points.

ancient agora in athens
Ancient Agora in Athens

Here, St Paul spent a great part of his stay in Athens, trying to inform the Athenians on Christianity and give an alternative to the established religion of paganism.

It is time to move on to our next attraction. We’ll be heading on to the hill of Lycabettus that offers breathtaking views to the city of Athens and to the main port of the city, Piraeus, where St Paul disembarked when coming to Athens.

The private half day Christian tour will end on time for your lunch in Athens or your cruise ship.

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