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Athens Shore Excursion: National Archaeological Museum plus Byzantine and Christian Museum Private Tour

Athens, Greece

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  • Excellent value for money
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included


Meet your private guide at the port after disembarking your cruise ship. Board your air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the journey to your first stop of the tour: the Byzantine and Christian Museum. After paying your entrance fee, head inside to see an unparalleled collection of religious antiques, artifacts and paintings from the bygone days of Byzantine Greece.

Relax and let your guide take you on a tour of the museum’s highlights while listening to interesting anecdotes about Greece during Byzantine rule. As you stroll around the beautiful museum, once the palace of a Greek duchess, visit a stunning gallery of Coptic Christian paintings, marvel at ancient mosaics inside a reconstructed church and peek at a collection of medieval books.

Perhaps stop for refreshments at the museum’s cafe (own expense), before hopping back in your private transport with your guide and traveling to the National Archeological Museum. Devoted to Ancient Greek art, the museum consists of several rooms that boast art from the Stone Age, Cycladic and Minoan eras, as well as Classical and Hellenistic works. Be transported back in time as you soak up tales about Greek civilization and admire the incredible paintings, sculptures and metalwork.

After exploring the museum, hop back inside your private, air-conditioned vehicle for your journey back to Piraeus Port in Athens.

Worry-Free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to Piraeus Port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.


  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees (approximately 11 euros)
  • Gratuities (optional)
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

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Central Athens port
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