1. Greece
  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Parthenon

Acropolis: Guided Tour and City Walk

Product ID: 181817
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Explore the beauty of Athens through a unique mix of an Acropolis tour and a city walking tour. Visit Plaka, the oldest neighborhood of Athens and Monastiraki, the busiest square in town.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the line to enter the Acropolis
  • Marvel at the remains of temples and monuments from ancient Greece
  • Wander around the oldest and the most photographed neighbourhoods in Athens
Full description
See the heart of both the ancient and the modern metropolis guided by a field expert licensed archaeologist. 

Enjoy a pleasant guided walk within the historical and the modern parts of the city like a local. Visit Monastiraki, the busiest square in town. See Hadrian’s Library, the Roman Agora, Tower of the Winds, and the Fetihe Mosque. Discover the Mendrese, the first Ottoman School. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along Plaka, which is the oldest neighborhood of Athens. Visit the Ancient Agora, the heart of the city for almost eleven centuries. 

Enter the Acropolis for a memorable tour. First, explore the south slope of the hill, which is of great religious and cultural significance. Dionysus, the god of wine and Asclepius, the god of medicine were worshiped here. Dionysus Theater, where the ancient Greek drama was born, still preserved in the area. During the ascent to the top, visit the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. On the top, will admire the Propylea Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion with the Porch of the Maidens. Acquire a deeper understanding of the little secrets of the rock including the visual corrections, colors, and architectural masterpieces and listen to the stories behind them.
Includes
  • Licensed local English speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Free Wi-Fi during the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees for the Acropolis, which is 20 EUR for adults and free for children under 18 years old
  • Food or drink

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Outside the Acropolis metro station. Your tour guide will be standing next to the Metro sign, on Makrigianni pedestrian walkway, holding a light blue sign.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
• Please note that the walking pace is moderate
• Please bring cash to exchange with your guide for the tickets
• The tour is conducted in English