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  1. Greece
  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Acropolis of Athens

Athens Mythology Highlights Tour without Tickets

Product ID: 60865
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Skip-the-lines and see Athens’ most important landmarks in 4 hours, learning all about the myths behind them. Visit the majestic Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, the Ancient Agora and find out their connection to the Greek gods and goddesses!
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the myths behind the ancient sites of Athens
  • Visit the world-famous Acropolis with a licensed guide
  • Discover more about society in Ancient Greece, and why Athens became the center of the world
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Athens
  • Discover hidden ancient corners
Full description
Travel back in time to Ancient Greece, and discover the greatest landmarks of Athens. Hear the myths behind some of the city’s most significant landmarks.

Meet your guide at the main entrance to the Temple of Olympian Zeus next to the Acropolis. Hear about the birth of the glorious city, through to its Golden Age and its downfall to the Spartan armies. Listen to stories from Greek mythology, and uncover their true meaning and historic facts. Visit all the most emblematic sites of the ancient city, as well as less well known attractions.

Suitable for all ages, the tour will help you understand how Athens became the mythical city we know today. Visit landmarks, such as the Parthenon, Theater of Dionysus, and Temple of Athena Nike. See the ruins of the Temple of Erechtheion and Sanctuary of Asclepius.

Go to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, learn the functions of the Agora and visit the Temple of Hephaestus.
Includes
  • Expert, licensed guide trained in storytelling techniques
  • Fun ancient Athens map
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees (€30 per adult)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the main entrance to the Temple of Olympian Zeus on Vassilissis Olgas Avenue. Look for the guide holding a sign with the local partner's name on it. The nearest Metro station is Acropolis (red line).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes as the route covered involves uneven terrain
• Strollers are not allowed at the Acropolis
• People under 18 should have an ID card or passport for age confirmation
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 158 reviews
Review summary
Service
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Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 60865