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

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

Cancellation Cancellations free of charge up to 24hrs prior departure time

You would like

The commentaries of your expert tour guide

The discovery of incredible monuments in Athens

Visiting the museum of the Acropolis

La découverte de l'histoire mythique de la Grèce

Essential information *

5 hours 30 minutes



Opening hours
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Starting time
8:30 AM , 9:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


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.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: daily (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: metro station Syntagma
  • Departure time: 9:30am (and 8:30am from June to September)
  • 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

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

Price doesn’t include

  • 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



Customers also look