Yia sas! My name is Nota Sarantopoulou. I am an archaeologist and oia licenced tourist guide born and raised in Athens.
If you join me on a tour you can walk on the paths of the ancient philosophers, see masterpieces of classical art, meander in the local markets, try local tastes, feel the atmosphere of the city..
I have a historical and archaeological background and 14 years of experience as a tourist guide to share with you. I travel a lot myself to know the travellers' needs and I promise that the moment you'll be leaving Athens will be like leaving a friend..
Recent reviews of this tour guide:
Nota was just wonderful, accomodating, nice, knowledgeable, fun, and is the spitting-image of a former neighbor of mine -- a plus! And she can take great photographs with you! She also linked me up with a potential guide in Santorini. And she gave me a great idea for dinner, which I did. All in all, a marvelous time & she feels like a new friend as well. By all means, book her!! Janet from Arizona
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Tour guide services/sample itinerary:
HALF DAY TOURS( up to 4 - 5 hours):
*Acropolis and the New Acropolis museum
The athenian Acropolis is the symbol of classical harmony. The monuments of the 5th cent B.C. are the best witness of the Golden Age, the time when the demo-cratic system was born and the greatest artists had lived. The museum is
Come and let this magnificent monument talk straight to your heart !
*Acropolis and Plaka.
The Acropolis is the most visited monument of Athens. The temples are simply spectacular, overlooking the modern city. Plaka is the Old Town, located at the foot of the Acropolis hill. It has neoclassical houses with colourful hanging gardens, a maze of pedestrians, caffes, tavernas of local food and a flea market.
*Acropolis, Ancient Agora and the Temple of Zeus
*National Archaeological museum
*Roman Monuments of Athens
*The seven hills of Athens
*Historical triangle of Athens
*Byzantine Museum and Benaki Museum
*Food tour in the Old Market areas
Cape sounio was built as a sea fortress by the athenians of the clasical period. On its highest level, the temple of Poseidon, the god of the seas, looked like a lighthouse to the sailors. Today, its beauty is still and peaceful.. The location is a dream-spot, the colours of the sea, the rocks and the falling sun are magic.
If you need an escape and a sense of the Aegean blue, this is the ideal tour.
*Piraeus Archaeological Museum and Nautical Museum
*Marathon (site and museum)
The battle of Marathon has inspired poets, historians and the founders of the modern Olympics. Standing in front of the tumulus you realise that you are standing in front of history. "War is the father of all" said the philosopher..
The drive to Marathon follows the route of the classical Marathon.
*Eleusis, site of a mystery cult.
FULL DAY TOURS :
Ancient Corinth and Canal crossing
Transportation by tour guide:
Yes, transportation can be arranged at an extra cost. Private car, taxi, mini bus or bus available.
Tour guide interests:
Travelling, Books, Cinema, Theatre, Cooking, Running.
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