After you have had breakfast you will be colleced for a tour of Athens. Travelling by air conditioned coach, your English speaking guide will take you to all of the city's main ancient and modern sites, showing you the contrasts of ancient, mythical, political and modern. The tour includes the best of the modern city Syntagma Square, where parliament sits, and the tomb of the unknown soldier to the Panathenian Stadium, the place of the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. Drive past the Presidential Palace, government buildings and elegant homes. Get a different view of Athens as you see the Catholic Cathedral, the university the National Library and Omonia Square.
The ancient sites which you will be visiting are in distinct contrast to the modern marvels of Athens. The Temple of Zeus begins the start of the ancient section of the tour Then it is on to the Acropolis, the shining jewel that looks over Athens. You will wander around this ancient site, learning of the importance of this ancient and wonderful set of buildings, from the enormity of the Parthenon, to the beauty of the Temple of Athena Nike and the Porch of the Maidens. After this you can visit the Acropolis, filled with antiquies from the site.
You will be returned to your hotel early in the afternoon and the rest of the afternoon is yours to do as you please. For the history buffs, a trip to the National Archaeological Museum could be in order, or you could go back to the Plaka for some more wandering and shopping. Maybe find some dinner in one of Athens may international restaurants - you have endless choices ahead of you.