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PRV6 - Private Walking Tour: Acropolis, Panathenaic Stadium and Plaka

Duration: 04:00 (Approx.)

This private tour covers most major monuments and attractions of the historical part of the city. All a visitor should visit at a limited time.
Sites viewed and visited:                
  • The House of Parliament with the tomb to the unknown soldier, where you will have the opportunity to see the changing of the guards
  • a short guided tour at the Syntagma Metro Station displays
  • the Zappeion Hall
  • the Panathenaic Stadium
  • The Zeus Temple
  • the Hadrian's Arch
  • the Lysicrates Monument
  • a wonderful stroll in the Athens old town of Plaka
  • St. Catherine old chapel
  • the Theater of Dionysus
  • the Acropolis of Athens with all its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, the Agrippa monument and the Nike Temple.
Full description 
Meet with your expert licensed private guide in the heart of Athens, Syntagma square and start with a brief look at a lovely collection of archaeological findings dating from classical times and discovered during excavations in the area. Continue to the elegant House of Parliament to watch the Change of Guards done by the famous Evzones, in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Walk through the cool and shady National Garden, the former Queen Amalia’s Garden and admire the neoclassical architecture of Zappeion Hall. Learn all there is to know about the Panathenaic Stadium, home of the first Olympic Games in modern history (19 century A.D.). Visit the Zeus Temple and Hadrian’s Arch from the Roman Era. Walk along the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou walkway and enter the Old Town of Athens, the Plaka area.  Marvel the beautiful St. Catherine’s church and learn about Lysicrates Monument and its’ importance in the 4th Century BC. 
Continue to the Acropolis by entering the site from the south slope, in order to visit the first theater of antiquity the Dionysus theater. and to avoid the crowds:  On your way to the Unesco-listed admirable Acropolis monuments, see the Philopappos hill monument and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Marvel the ancient beautiful constructions of the Acropolis: the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaea gateway, the Erechtheion and focus on the astonishing Parthenon.  Listen to in-depth commentary about each of the treasures, and uncover fascinating facts about their construction and history. As you wander round, stop to absorb the stellar views down over Athens, including the Mars hill, the Ancient Agora and the Temple of Hephaestus and capture them on camera. After roughly three hours exploring, your tour concludes when your guide departs, leaving you free to continue exploring Athens at your leisure.
Inclusions
Local licensed guide
Exclusion
  • Entrance tickets (approx. 26 euros)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (unless agreed)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional info 
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability .During winter (November 1 to March 31) the latest starting time for tours will be 12:30 pm due to earlier closing hours of the archaeological sites and museums 
Voucher info
You can present either a printed  paper or an electronic voucher for this

Prices start from 36 € per adult. It depends on your group size. VIEW PRICE TABLE
 
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NOTES + RESTRICTIONS

Teenagers/children must be accompanied by at least an adult in order to participate in this tour

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

PRV6 - Private Walking Tour: Acropolis, Panathenaic Stadium and Plaka