Guided tour

Athens: Acropolis Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Walks In Europe

Athens: Acropolis Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Walks In Europe
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 77.85 per person

Beat the crowds and discover the famous Acropolis in this small-group tour. Explore the wonders of the ancient world with pre-reserved tickets and immerse yourself in Greek history with a local guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Head in faster into the Acropolis with skip-the-line tickets
  • Delve into Greek architecture, mythology and history set in an efficient tour
  • Relax during the tour with an expert local guide without getting overwhelmed
  • Discover the most important treasures of the ancient Greek civilization
  • Enjoy the privileges of a small group tour with a maximum of 12 people
Full description

Join your small group to enjoy skip-the-line access to the famous Acropolis. Enjoy a more personalized and interactive experience led by an expert local guide. Begin exploring the Acropolis immediately avoiding the long queues. Journey through history with your local guide, from the ancient Hellenistic and Roman periods, through the Byzantine and Ottoman era into the modern-day.

Learn about the most celebrated myths of ancient Athens, its most significant religious festivals, earliest cults, and how several specific events in the city’s history are all connected to this sacred precinct. Enjoy stunning views over Athens from a commanding point of this ancient citadel and see how the city has developed through nearly 3,000 years. Choose to stay on the hill to explore further at your own pace, or let your guide show you a different route towards the south exit that will present you with views of the Altar of Asclepius and the Theater of Dionysus.

Includes
  • Small-group tour or private tour (depending on option booked)
  • Pre-reserved skip-the-line tickets for the Acropolis
  • Expert local guides
  • 2-hour guided tour
  • Transport to the meeting spot
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments

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Date

Meeting point

At the Acropolis Metro Station, Athens 117 42, Greece

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 139 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4.9/5

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Great tour of the acropolis. Loved learning about the history and getting to know our guide. She realized we did not have any water and was kind enough to get us some from a vending machine. I’m very glad we booked a tour because it added a lot to our experience. Highly recommend!

June 13, 2022

Our guide was so nice and informative. We enjoyed seeing images of what certain sights had looked like, and seeing the city from up above. Our guide was also informative about Greek history and all the best spots to visit in Athens. I would highly recommend this tour for a quick afternoon experience in the city.

May 31, 2022

The tour was absolutely worthwhile. To receive a genuine experience of the Acropolis, you need the help of a tour guide to tell you in insider stories - the drama, the tragedies, the hidden messages…oh my! Alice was an absolute treasure that made you feel warm and welcome to the city of Athens. She was very witty and had a favor with Zeus, making sure it didn’t rain that day.

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September 24, 2021

Product ID: 138953