Athens Helicopter Tour

Depart the port heading to the heliport. Here you'll board your awaiting helicopter for a unique experience. Athens is a vast, sprawling city built in the Attica basin, surrounded by Mt. Ymittos in the South East, Pendeli Mountain to the North East, with Parnitha Range to the North West and Egaleo to the West. The basin itself has several hills, Lykavitos with its picturesque white-washed church of St.George on the hilltop, the Acropolis with the Parthenon and several other smaller hills covered in pine trees. Fly over the rich wine growing area of Spata where the well known Savatiano grape variety grows, to Palini and Glyka Nera.

Continue south towards the city and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Olympic Stadium where the 2004 Olympic Games will be held. Continue to the marble Stadium built for the first modern Olympic Games of 1896, fly over the Presidential Palace and the Parliament building with the National Gardens and the Zappion Exhibition Center, built in the 19th century. Then magnificent spectacle of the Acropolis and the Parthenon, the temple which has become the example of classical art throughout the ages will numb your senses with sheer enthusiasm. The Parthenon and the other temples comprising the Acropolis complex are made of white marble from the Pendeli Mountains. Your flight will take you over the picturesque yacht harbours of Mikrolimano overlooked by the Hill of Castella. Fly across the harbour of Zea, towards the southern coastal suburbs on your way back to where your flight will end.

 

Special Notes:
Tour is weather dependable

Actual flying time is 40 minutes

The helicopters we use are modern and fully equipped and vary from 5 to 8 seats

Different routes and longer trips are also available

 

 

Tour Timings:

Tours begin at times suitable for the ship's arrival in port. The breakdown of the excursions is as follows:
00hr00 -> Depart from Piraeus Port
00hr00-> 00hr45 Drive to heliport

00hr45-> 01hr00 Boarding formalities

01hr00-> 01hr40 Flying time

01hr40-> 01hr50 Board your vehicle

01hr50-> 02hr30 Drive back to port

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