Guided tour of the Acropolis, Athens city tour and the Acropolis Museum

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Highlights

  • The commentaries of your expert tour guide

  • The discovery of incredible monuments in Athens

  • Visiting the museum of the Acropolis

Essential info*

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 5hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 9:30 AM

Opening times 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Visit the main attractions of Athens in half a day with this guided tour on foot that takes in the Acropolis and its new museum, among other must-see sites. 

The guided tour will start with a visit to the metro station where artifacts uncovered during the construction of the underground railway are conserved. The tour on foot will continue with the discovery of other mythical monuments in the Hellenic city and the Acropolis, including:

  • The Greek Parliament
  • The changing of Greek guards
  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • The National Garden
  • The Zappeion
  • The Temple of Zeus
  • Hadrian's gate
  • Plaka district
  • Dionysos' theatre
  • The Parthenon
  • The Temple of Nike
  • The Agora
  • and many more!

At the end of the morning you will have some free time to have lunch and stroll around the Acropolis before visiting the site's new museum, which houses more than 4000 artifacts, from statues and ceramic crafts dating from the prehistoric period to antique Greece.

Throughout the tour your expert guide will give commentaries and anecdotes about the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The tour will end at the museum of the Acropolis, where you can enjoy the panoramic view over Athens.

Good to know

  • Availability: daily (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: metro station Syntagma
  • Departure time: 9:30am
  • Duration: approx. 5 hours
  • Language: English
  • Admission into the Acropolis and the museum of the Acropolis are not included in the price of the tour and must be paid for on the day (approx. 17€ for adults an approx. 9€ for children)
  • For the tour of the museum of the Acropolis you will meet your guide at 1:45pm near the ticket office of the museum. The guide will be carrying an orange panel saying "Walking Tours"
  • Children must bring valid identification proving their age 
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • We recommend you wear light clothing, walking shoes and bring a rucksack with water, a snack, suncream and a sunhat
Cancellation Terms & Conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Price includes

  • Tour on foot through the historical center of Athens and the Acropolis
  • Expert tour guide's commentaries throughout the visit
  • Map and guide through Athens

Not included

  • Admission into the museum of the Acropolis, payable on the day
  • Admission into the Acropolis, payable on the day
  • Entry into the monuments
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up / drop-off
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

1 reviews
  • J'ai apprécié que la visite soit faite par un archéologue, commentaires très pertinents et précis. Un peu compliqué et perturbant de voir des personnes partir ou entrer dans le groupe pendant les visites.
    Marianne R.
    Mar 29, 2018

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