• Duration: 4 hours
  • Moderate
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Behold the beginnings of Western civilization with an experienced archaeologist on a 4-hour walking tour of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Remarkable history unfolds as you stroll by the Parthenon temple and other monuments of the Acropolis of Athens; visit the New Acropolis Museum to gawk at ancient statues. 

This is a skip-the-line tour; we ensure you will enter the monuments without waiting in line.

Itinerary

Athens

Athens is the capital of Greece. It was also at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. The city is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewelry and more from Ancient Greece.

Athens Walks Tour Company - Meeting point

Athens is one of the oldest capital cities in the world and among the 10 largest cities in Europe.

Thanks to its long history, the numerous sightseeing, and rich culture, Athens offers countless options.
With a large variety of places worth visiting and so many choices, making the most of your trip can be quite a challenge, especially for first-time travelers.

Worry not, though! Athens Walks is here to save the day.

Planning your Athens tours with us is an unforgettable experience; Let our guides take you on time travel in the ancient streets of Plaka.
Discover Athens’ hidden treasures. Explore Greek cuisine and Athens nightlife. or let us take you on an excursion out of the city. Get to know Athens like a local.

When it comes to our Athens tours, we are the experts. So, waste no more time!

Contact us to plan an Athens tour tailored to your very own needs.

Together, we’ll make this trip an unforgettable experience!

Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historical significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis is from the Greek words ἄκρον and πόλις.

Acropolis museum

The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece.

What's included

Professional licensed tour guide 

What's excluded

  • Entrance fees are payable by cash unless you book an option with entrance tickets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What do I need to bring

Please make sure you will bring hats and comfortable shoes. 

Important information

  • People under 25 years old should bring their passports or photocopy of them to ensure reduced price entrance ticket to Acropolis.
  • EU citizens under 25 years old have free entrance. Others under 25 years old have a 50% discount (Acropolis tickets). IDs or Passports are required for the guests under 25 years old to ensure Birth date at the Entrance Gates.
  • Entrance fees are payable by cash directly to the tour guide on the day of the tour. Acropolis 20 euros per adult from April to October, 10 euros per adult from November to March. Acropolis museum 5 euros per adult from April to October. Unless you book with included entrance tickets option
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, hats and sun cream
  • Participants should have with them their passports or photocopies of them and a valid vaccination certificate to enter the Museum of Acropolis
  • The meeting point is inside the tour office of Athens Walks at Athanasiou Diakou street 16, 11742. 60 meters walk from Acropolis subway station. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time of the tour.  

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTION
  • WALKING TOUR

Guided Language

  • English

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