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AGT1 - Acropolis & City Tour starting at 09:30 am

Duration: 03:30 (Approx.)

The Essential City Tour

See the best of what Athens has to offer with our world famous Athens Acropolis and City Tour. This is a detailed guided tour that will take you through the historical part of the city, the Plaka the old town of Athens, to the Acropolis of Athens and its’ famous monuments. 

The absolute Must Tour
This comprehensive city tour will show you some of the most important landmarks and sights of the historical center of Athens but also a thorough visit to the Acropolis where your guide will give you an in-depth guided tour of this world heritage site and its major breathtaking monuments, all in one fascinating tour. 

Walking through Historical Athens
The tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station where you will visit the metro Museum (in 10 minutes) with very interesting archaeological artifacts from the daily life of Ancient Athens that came to light during the construction of the metro. You will then continue on to the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier and watch the changing of the guards.

Your tour continues towards the National Gardens and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, in front of which tower the surviving columns of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, both of which you will have the opportunity to visit. From there you enter the famous Plaka district where you see the statue of Melina Merkouri.

Your Acropolis Guided Tour
You will enter the Acropolis from the south slope so as to avoid the crowds and also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. Your guide will take care of the tickets so you can skip the line. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill a breathtaking view of the city below will unfold.

Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple and the surrounding monuments such as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars, and Pnyx Hills.

The tour ends on the Acropolis. 

Inclusions:

  • Local licensed guide

Exclusions:

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)

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NOTES + RESTRICTIONS

We require a minimum of 1 hour in advance to book this activity online. Alternatively, you can contact our office directly (+30 6945 859 662) to inquire about short-term bookings.

AGT1 - Acropolis & City Tour starting at 09:30 am