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  4. Acropolis of Athens

Athens: Acropolis Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Product ID: 138953
Beat the crowds and discover the famous Acropolis in this small-group walking tour. Explore this wonder of the ancient world and immerse yourself in Greek history with a professional local guide.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the treasures of the ancient Greek civilization
  • Delve into Greek architecture, mythology and history with a professional local guide
  • Enjoy wonderful views over Athens
  • See the Parthenon, the Erechtheum, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea
Full description
Join your small group at the Acropolis Metro Station for a more personalized and interactive experience. Begin exploring the Acropolis immediately with pre-reserved tickets to avoid the long queues.

Uncover the many layers of history on this ancient site with your professional local guide. Journey from the ancient Hellenistic and Roman periods, through the Byzantine and Ottoman era into the modern day. Learn the secrets of the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheum and the Propylaea, before marveling at the majestic Parthenon temple.

Enjoy stunning views over Athens from the commanding viewpoint of this ancient citadel. See how the city has developed through nearly 3,000 years. 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)
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Acropolis entrance fees
  • Skip-the-line for the ticket office
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from meeting point
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

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
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 48 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Worth the money!

Stella was exceptional - she made the history of the Acropolis come alive. She brought interesting pictures and diagrams and told wonderful stories of the architecture, design and history of the area. Without a tour guide, you'd really be missing out unless you have several hours to read about the area's history

September 11, 2019

Totally worth it!

It was great starting at 5pm as we avoided the massive crowds and close to sunset just enhanced the colours and experience. Our guide was very knowledgable, it is so much better than to visit the site without knowing anything about what you are seeing. I was also very lucky there was only one other lady in my group so it was like a private tour. All in all, great tour and learned so much!

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May 1, 2019

We had an excursion in German, were 2 adults and 3 kids. The content was interesting for any age, we could also discuss and ask questions. The excursion was very lively with many interesting details, afterwards the guide gave us also great hints on what else we can see in Athens.

October 23, 2019

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Product ID: 138953