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We just got back from a 14 day cruise and used Fotis Kolliris - Private Taxi Tours in Athens. We have been using Fotis for the past 17 years and he always surprises us with something new and exciting to do. He is always at the port waiting for us with a big smile on his face. He knows everything there is to know about the city, sites and outlying areas. We could not imagine a day in Athens without him.

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Our family of 5 used Private Greece ours before starting our cruise last summer. I can’t say enough about this company! To start with, correspondence with Nikos was quick and effortless. He answered all of our questions, giving us all the information we needed. His answers were very detailed so there were no unpleasant surprises!

 

We toured Athens – we were picked up from the airport after a long flight and then we were dropped off at our hotel so we combined a pick-up and a tour.

 

The driver met us at the airport with a smile, helped us with our luggage and then we were off to visit the city.He kept the children engaged and they had so much fun!! He was a wealth of information, sharing stories about Greece’s past and present, emphasizing mythology and history. The driver can’t enter the archaeological sites, but we did not feel that we needed to have someone in the sites with us.

 

We were so happy with Private Greece Tours that we booked a second tour, the next day, to visit Delphi which the whole family hugely enjoyed.

 

All in all, a great company which we would definitely recommend!

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Ladies and Gentlemen, if you are going to spend time in Athens, you have to use “Private Greece Tours”...(ask for Sakis)!!! Athens was one of the stops we had on our cruise. We hired a tour, “Private Greece Tours” and were very satisfied with the service we received. Our driver, Sakis was exceptional. He was prompt, well dressed and his car was very clean. Not only did he drive us around Athens, he also engaged our teenage daughter into all of the conversations. We spent 7 hours with Sakis. And we choose what we wanted to see and where we wanted to go. Before we went in to look at any of the sights. He would give us a full back story into each location. Full with an iPad and laminated photos of before and now. Sakis had cold bottles of water for us at every stop. He also supplied us with a cell phone with his number in it. So, when we were ready to leave an exhibit, we could call him, and he would be right there to pick us up. And into his air conditioned Mercedes, we would go. I loved not having to wait for a big tour group to finish, and get into a big bus. Sakis knew how to time our whole trip. We even got to see a changing of the guard ritual at the perfect time. Sakis was not only a driver and a tour guide, he also played the role of bodyguard for our daughter, who was approached by an aggressive street gypsy. We saw the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Olympic Stadium, changing of the guard at the Royal Palace, had lunch in Plaka, visited the markets, went up to the highest point in Athens, and visited the museums...just to name a few.

Overall, we had an excellent adventure, thanks to Sakis and “Private Greece Tours”

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Ladies and Gentlemen, if you are going to spend time in Athens, you have to use “Private Greece Tours”...(ask for Sakis)!!! Athens was one of the stops we had on our cruise. We hired a tour, “Private Greece Tours” and were very satisfied with the service we received. Our driver, Sakis was exceptional. He was prompt, well dressed and his car was very clean. Not only did he drive us around Athens, he also engaged our teenage daughter into all of the conversations. We spent 7 hours with Sakis. And we choose what we wanted to see and where we wanted to go. Before we went in to look at any of the sights. He would give us a full back story into each location. Full with an iPad and laminated photos of before and now. Sakis had cold bottles of water for us at every stop. He also supplied us with a cell phone with his number in it. So, when we were ready to leave an exhibit, we could call him, and he would be right there to pick us up. And into his air conditioned Mercedes, we would go. I loved not having to wait for a big tour group to finish, and get into a big bus. Sakis knew how to time our whole trip. We even got to see a changing of the guard ritual at the perfect time. Sakis was not only a driver and a tour guide, he also played the role of bodyguard for our daughter, who was approached by an aggressive street gypsy. We saw the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Olympic Stadium, changing of the guard at the Royal Palace, had lunch in Plaka, visited the markets, went up to the highest point in Athens, and visited the museums...just to name a few.

 

Overall, we had an excellent adventure, thanks to Sakis and “Private Greece Tours”

 

 

 

We had Alex twice from this company - 2 different cruises. They were wonderful days!

Bernadette

 

 

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PRIVATE GREECE TOURS.   Nikos Loukas is extremely responsive and easy to deal with. We made our reservations almost a year in advance and he followed up close to the trip to let us know everything was on schedule. They are very flexible and do not try to push any itinerary on you. They listen to want you want / like. Upon arrival we were delighted with the vehicle - a beautiful Mercedes mini bus - very clean, plenty of room for our crew and the driver had a microphone so everyone could hear the commentary - not just the people in the front like other tours we did. George was outstanding! Not only was he very informative but he got us to all the top places ahead of the "cruise crowd". We got to see the changing of the guard from the front and back of the building when others didn't get to see it at all. He was also very flexible giving us some time to wander on our own. He even has an extra local cell so you can communicate with him without incurring phone charges. Highly, highly recommend!!  

 

 

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Hi,

 

We just got back from a wonderful cruise.  We contacted Athens Tour Company to take us around Athens.  We only had one day there and wanted to make the most of it.  Our driver, Dominic was funny, engaging and took us where no one has been before ... just kidding but he was great!  Our guide Dorina is brilliant!  She knows more about Athens and its history than most scholars!  She didn't  just bore us with facts but gave us history before and after to make the sites come alive with her commentary.  I would say without hesitation she is the BEST guide for the Athens area.  I am sure that Nikos has all excellent guides but Dorina is by far the most educated guide I have had of any guides anywhere that I have used and that is quite a few.  I wholeheartedly would HIGHLY recommend this company.  You will be able to do so much more and learn so  much more than booking with just any tour company.  We will definitely be going back to Greece and staying longer and booking with Nikos company to expereince many more places in Greece.

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