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Acropolis tours, things to do and tickets

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Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Duration: Flexible
Combine the sights of modern Athens with sites of historical importance on a 3.5-hour morning or afternoon tour by luxury coach. With an expert guide on hand to explain all the top Athens attractions, the tour passes Constitution Square and Panathenaic Stadium — home of the first modern Olympic Games. Explore the Acropolis of Athens on foot, and discover famous monuments such as the Pantheon. If you’re eager to see more, book the morning tour and upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Athens Acropolis Museum.

Acropolis: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket

Duration: 2 hours
Visit the Athens Acropolis and explore the fascinating world of Ancient Greece on a 1.5-hour walking tour. Discover the UNESCO-listed archaeological site with a licensed guide. End at the summit with free time to explore on your own.

The Acropolis Museum Ticket & Access to Ancient Excavation

Duration: 2 hours - a day
Visit the New Acropolis Museum, founded in 2009 to exhibit all major finds from the Sacred Rock and its foothills. Divided into 4 main galleries, the collections feature items formerly held in other Greek museums and returned from foreign museums.

Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center

Duration: 4 hours
One for all you history buffs! Discover Athens' ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with an expert local guide! Venture inside the ancient Acropolis of Athens — a UNESCO World Heritage site — and discover just how this ancient monument towers above the city below. You'll also see such sites as the Greek Parliament House and Syntagma Square in the heart of central Athens. All entrance fees are at your own expense.
Private

Acropolis & Museum: Private Guided Tour without Tickets

Duration: 2 hours - 4 hours
Explore the Acropolis Monuments on a private, customizable walking tour. Visit the state of the art Acropolis Museum and enjoy a unique and personalized tour of the landmark monuments of Greek capital.
Private

Sunrise Acropolis Tour: Skip The Line

Duration: 2 hours
Explore the most famous symbol of Athens like you’ve never imagined, in the early morning! The beautiful remains of the Acropolis and your local host are waiting for you to surprise you with this 100% private tour. Kick-off your tour at one of the most famous meeting points in Athens: the Monastiraki Square. You’ll find a unique blend of styles, eras, and cultures. All it takes is a 360-degree turn to see the very history of Athens surrounding you. Stroll towards the archaeological site of the Hadrian's Library and walk towards the Gate of Athena. Check out the remaining ruins through the ages. Reconstruct the past in the present, as you discover how thousands of years of history formed the life in Athens. Head to the most famous building in the Roman Agora: an eight-sided marble tower. Continue wandering down hidden alleyways and discover Athens from an insider’s perspective. Hello Plaka! Check out some of the oldest taverns of Athens that have been meeting points for over two decades. Get ready to enter the tiny village of Anafiotika, a tranquil oasis isolated from Plaka’s buzz. Enjoy the cluster of small houses built on the slopes of the Acropolis. It's like being on a Greek Island. Arrive at your final stop and enter the incredible Acropolis through the less touristy south slope. What’s even better is that there’s no need to wait in line! Your private guide has already purchased your tickets in advance. Just pay your host directly. Check out the host videos and pick your favorite one. This tour can always be customized to your wishes. Please note: *Due to the very hot summers, make sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, and water. Good walking shoes are a must. The walking route can be customized according to your physical condition, and an alternative entryway is available.

Athens Super Saver: Acropolis Walking Tour plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip

Duration: 9 hours
See the best of Athens and its surrounding highlights on this sightseeing super saver that combines two best-selling tours at a saving of 10%! Begin with a leisurely paced walking tour to see top Athens attractions, like Syntagma Square and the historic neighborhood of Plaka, on your way to the Acropolis. Tour this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site and its ruins with your guide, and then travel to picturesque Cape Sounion in the afternoon to see the Temple of Poseidon.
Private

Athens Gods, Myths and Legends Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Discover the history and the myths of Ancient Athens on a private tour with a local guide. Admire the best places related to Greek Gods and hear the tales behind them. Get intriguing facts of the places you’ll see and hear great insights of the context in which these myths were created. Start your local experience and meet your guide at the Trilogy of Athens, a complex of three elegant buildings representing the 12 Olympian Gods. Get an introduction to Ancient Greece and take a look at the jewels of Athenian neoclassical architecture. Marvel at the impressive elements and be amazed by the details. Move on to the next stop, follow your private guide and wander around the bustling street of Sofokleous. Let your local host tell you everything about Hermes, the God of commerce which is known as the protector of humans. Ask about the tricks the used to play on other gods and how he fooled Apollo. Make a stop at the Varvakios Market, a less known place, where locals love to go. Gaze at all the goodies on display and take in the delicious smells surrounding you. Listen to the legends of Artemis - the Goddess of hunting, Poseidon - the God of sea and Demeter, and the Goddess of Agriculture. Learn more about their lives and understand what really hides behind their stories. Soak up the atmosphere of the streets and make a stop at a trendy bar, unknown among tourists. Enjoy an extraordinary story about Dionysus, the God of fertility and wine. Find out more about the how Dionysus taught the world how to cultivate grapevines to make wine while enjoying a glass of wine yourself. Then, head to Monastiraki Square, a vibrant neighborhood in the old town of Athens. Admire ‘Tower of the winds’, a marble clocktower found in Roman Agora, an area that was known as the hub and focus of ancient Athenian life. Discover the lesser-known monuments in the historical Plaka as your guide shares the legends that swirl around the Gods Aiolos, Apollo and Ares. Your tour ends in one of Athens’ famous, scenic, tiny neighborhoods of Anafiotika. Stroll through its narrow fairytale streets and make a final stop for an amazing view of Acropolis. End your experience with the legend of Zeus and admire the breathtaking view. Take a look at the hosts’ personal videos and choose the one you like the most. Get in touch with them and customize your experience to fit your preferences.

Athens, Acropolis & Museum Tour without Tickets

Duration: 5 hours - 6 hours
Experience the most important attractions in Athens on a tour of the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. In addition, your guide will take you on a sightseeing tour of the city, including visits to Parliament House and the National Garden of Athens.
Private

Acropolis Skip the Line & Hidden Gems Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Explore the most famous symbol of Athens as you’ve never imagined. The best of Acropolis is waiting for you in this 100% private walking tour by your very own professional guide. Get ready to kick-off your tour at one of the most famous meeting points in Athens: the Monastiraki Square. Located right in the heart of the city center, you’ll find a unique blend of styles, eras, and cultures. Lively and always dynamic all it takes is a 360-degree turn to see the very history of Athens surrounding you. Admire ancient landmarks, like the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, the Roman Agora, Ancient Agora, the Evzones, and the 'tomb of the unknown soldier.' Stroll towards the archaeological site of the Hadrian's Library, once an impressive construction of extraordinary richness. Walk towards the Gate of Athena and admire the Roman Agora where you can see the use of the ruins through the ages. Reconstruct the past in the present, as you discover how thousands of years of history and different civilizations formed the life in Athens. Head to the most famous building in the Roman Agora: an eight-sided marble tower that is a combined water clock, sundial, and a weathervane. Continue wandering down hidden alleyways and discover Athens from an insider’s perspective. You will gain an understanding of daily life in the city, where past and present still mingle. Make your way towards Plaka, the most ancient part of the city. Check out some of the oldest taverns of Athens that have been meeting points for over two decades. Get ready to enter the tiny village of Anafiotika, a tranquil oasis isolated from Plaka’s buzz. Enjoy the cluster of small houses built on the slopes of the Acropolis. It's like being on a Greek Island. Let your local host show you iconic monuments that hold an even more impressive story. Stroll by one of the most picturesque Greek Orthodox churches of Athens, and you’ll understand why this is a local favorite for weddings, baptisms or relaxing walks. Arrive at your final stop and enter the incredible Acropolis through the less touristy south slope. What’s even better is that there’s no need to wait in line! Your new local friend has already purchased your tickets in advance. Just pay your host directly. Check out the hosts’ personal video’s and pick your favorite one. This tour can always be 100% customized to your preferences and wishes. Friendly tip: *Due to the very hot summers, make sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, and water. Good walking shoes are a must. The walking route can be customized according to your physical condition, and an alternative entryway is available.

Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens

Duration: 4 hours
Escape the buzz of downtown Athens and head to its peaceful hills for a 3.5-hour leisurely paced walking tour, finishing with a Greek picnic and glass of white wine! Your expert local guide will introduce you to the gentle hills around Athens’ Acropolis, chatting about the area’s ancient history as you go. Discover the charms of Plaka (Athens’ Old Town), Anafiotika with its pretty Greek island-style houses and three of the city’s famous hills: Philopappou and Mars Hill.
Private

Skip the Line: Acropolis & the Museum Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Explore the most famous symbol of Athens like you’ve never imagined. The best of Acropolis is waiting for you in this 100% private tour by your very own local insider! Start your visit to the archaeological area of the Acropolis in search of the little secrets of the Rock: visual corrections, colors, architectural masterpieces and the stories behind them. Discover the Acropolis rock, the natural landscape that encouraged worship on the site, while you enjoy a beautiful walk. From there you'll walk along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to take in the scenery and the city's characteristics that have been inhabited for thousands of years: contemporary apartment buildings, neoclassical houses and the Acropolis Rock with the Parthenon, the Theater of Dionysus and the Herodion, the famous Roman Music Hall. Your tour concludes at the Acropolis Museum, ranked as one of the top five museums in the world. Admire the impressive collection of statues and relics and listen to your local host's insights. Check out the hosts’ personal video’s and pick your favorite one. This tour can always be 100% customized to your preferences and wishes. Please note: *On Mondays, the museum closes at 4 pm!

Skip the Line Acropolis of Athens and New Acropolis Museum Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Delve into the fascinating world of Ancient Greece on a 3-hour walking tour of the Acropolis of Athens and the New Acropolis Museum. With an expert guide, discover the UNESCO-listed archaeological site and visit world-famous monuments including the Parthenon, Propylaea gateway and the Temple of Athena Nike. Absorb jaw-dropping views of Athens from the acropolis’ summit, and learn about the evocative ruins. Then, enjoy a guided tour of the New Acropolis Museum, where glass floors reveal excavation sites. Entrance fees not included.

Acropolis: Entrance Ticket and Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Travel back to Ancient Greece on a 1 hour and 45 minutes guided tour of Athens Acropolis (entry included). Climb to the Parthenon, the summit of the city. Enjoy panoramic views of the remains of the classical world and the modern-day city of Athens.

Athens, Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Including Entry Fees

Duration: 5 hours
See the ancient city of Athens in all its splendor on this guided tour that includes a visit to the new Acropolis Museum. Admire the city’s major monuments and learn about its history and culture. Marvel at the views from the Acropolis.

Athens Shore Excursion: Acropolis Walking Tour

Duration: 4 hours
The moment your cruise ship arrives in port in Athens (Piraeus), your shore excursion to the Acropolis begins. Discover Athens' ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with a local guide. Venture inside the Acropolis, see the Parthenon and admire how this ancient monument towers above the city. As you soak up the local scene, you'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament, the Zappeion and the Zeus Temple. Free time in Plaka district is provided too.

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

Duration: a day
Discover two beautiful, fascinating Ancient Greece locations with this Athens Super Saver. With your guide, explore Athens and visit breathtaking monuments like the Acropolis and the Parthenon. See Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games was held in 1896, and discover fascinating archeological findings at the Acropolis Museum. In the afternoon, take a scenic trip to Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon, a white beacon gleaming atop a cliff overlooking the Agean Sea.

Athens National Gardens Segway Tour

Duration: 2 hours
See the sights of modern and ancient Athens on a 2-hour Segway tour, led by a local guide! On your self-balancing electric Segway, glide through the city streets, stopping by famous monuments to hear tales about this charismatic city. Admire sights of the Acropolis of Athens, visit Zappeion Garden, and then see top Athens' attractions like Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Zeus, Panathinaikos Stadium and more!

This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring you’ll receive special attention from your guide.

Athens Electric Bike Tour

Duration: 3 hours - 3 hours
Tick off Athens’ most famous sights on this 2.5 to 3-hour electric bike tour. With a local leading the way and your electric motor doing the hard work for you, cycle with ease around the ancient sights near the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens. Get up close to the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the New Acropolis Museum, the Roman Agora, Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and more. Then, get a taste of local life in the Old Town of Plaka neighborhood. Small-group tour with numbers limited to 12.
Private

Best of Athens Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Duration: 4 hours
Be amazed by Athens’s must-see spots, stroll down the narrow streets and unveil its hidden gems. With your favorite local, you’ll get all the insights that you need to get the most out of the city. Meet your local host at Monastiraki square, the most famous square in Athens. Start your tour with a beautiful view of ancient landmarks and admire one of the oldest and lesser-known churches in town. Head to your next stop where you’ll check the famous flea market full of small shops. Take a look at the many items on display and admire the antique objects. Hear all about the Athenian lifestyle and learn how the democracy was born while passing Ancient Agora and Hadrian’s Library. Walk around the Roman Agora and get insights into the Roman period of the city from your local host. Refuel with a coffee break in the Plaka district, the oldest neighborhood in Athens also known as “Gods district.” Wander around the small pathways of the island-like area and discover its hidden gems. Your local insider will lead you to a hidden area of the Anafiotika quarter. Enjoy the spectacular view of the Acropolis and the city. The entire area is populated by small houses with a touch of white and blue, giving you a real Greek island feel. Listen to the intriguing stories of Greek Mythology and reach your next stops: the ancient Temple of Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian. Admire its structures and hear from your host about the roles they played in Ancient Greece. Continue to the National Gardens and enjoy discovering a green oasis. Take a look at the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion building and get to know more about the Athenian lifestyle. End your tour at the Presidential Mansion and observe the ceremony of changing guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Ask your host for final recommendations before you say “goodbye.” Check out the hosts’ videos and pick your favorite one. Get in touch with them and personalize your experience as you like!