Byzantine Athens Handicapped Accessible Tour

Byzantine AthensAthens was under Christian Byzantine rule for over a thousand years, and this Athens handicapped accessible tour visits the sights that many visitors overlook. When traveling in the ancient world, you have numerous opportunities to see Roman ruins and Greek ruins…but few opportunities to see Byzantine ruins!

This Athens handicapped accessible tour allows you to visit some of the sites constructed during the Byzantine Empire which lasted from 330 AD to 1453 AD with its capital at Constantinople.

This tour can be easily combined with the Accessible Athens Acropolis Private Guided Tour for a full-day of accessible Athens sightseeing!

Tour Highlights

– Fall of the Roman Empire
– Overview of Byzantine civilization
– Architecture of 11 century churches
– Aghoi Theodore church
– Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens or Sortira of Lycodimos church (depending on opening hours)
– Holy Apostles Church in the Ancient Agora
– Byzantine Museum

Accessibility Description

The Byzantine Athens Handicapped Accessible Tour has a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a step-free route and wheelchair accessible entrances to attractions. The tour did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter some cobblestones and uneven terrain on the route.

This accessible Athens tour begins at the Byzantine and Christian Museum which has a wheelchair accessible entrance.

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The Byzantine and Christian Museum has numerous artifacts and displays.  It has a wheelchair accessible elevator to get between floors.
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You will visit multiple Byzantine churches during the Byzantine Athens Handicapped Accessible Tour.  One of the highlights is the Church of the Holy Apostles which is over 1000 years old (shown in the photo on the left).  The church is located in the Ancient Agora shown in the photo on the right.
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A visit to the Ancient Agora is one of the highlights of Athens that many tourists miss!  Consequently, there are few tourists and you can touch the historical artifacts. Wheelchair accessible paths are available in many parts of Athens’ Ancient Agora.
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Tour Details

Tour duration: 4 hours
Cost:  450 euro for 1 to 4 people, 525 euro for 5 to 8 people, 600 euro for 9 to 12 people
* 50 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
* 20 euro off if booked as part of an accessible Athens travel package.
Days of the week the tour is offered:  Every day of the week
Meet-up time:  9 am or 1 pm
Meet-up place:  Front of Byzantine Museum or accessible Athens hotel if centrally located
Dress code:  None
Maximum number of people on tour: Up to 8 people
Entrance tickets:  Not included.  Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability.
Cancellation policy: 90% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, and gratuities. 

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Read more:

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   8 Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips for Athens Greece
   8 Keys to Success for Athens Disabled Travel
   Acropolis Handicapped Access Review
   Handicapped Access at the Athens National Archaeological Museum
   Ancient Agora Wheelchair Access
   New Acropolis Museum Wheelchair Access
   Wheelchair Access at the Temple of Olympian Zeus
   Disabled Access at Benaki Museum of Greek History and Culture
   Museum of Cycladic Art Wheelchair Accessibility
   Wheelchair Access Byzantine and Christian Museum
   Piraeus (Athens) Port Disabled Access Review
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