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

Athens: Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Afternoon Guided Tour

Product ID: 132351
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Learn about Ancient Greece on a late afternoon skip-the-line guided tour of the Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. See impressive artifacts displayed under glass floors and explore the significance of monuments such as the Parthenon.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to the impressive Acropolis Museum
  • Learn more about the Parthenon, Erechtheion and other landmarks of the Acropolis
  • Beat the crowds and hot sun on a late afternoon tour
  • See masterpieces from an ancient civilization beautifully displayed
  • Admire the contemporary museum architecture of Tschumi and Photiadis
Full description
Beat the crowds and skip the long lines to the state-of-the-art Acropolis Museum to learn more about Ancient Greece and classical civilization. Designed by the Swiss architect, Bernard Tschumi and the notable Greek architect, Michalis Photiadis, the museum has captivated visitors since it opened in 2009.

Explore in a small group to see stunning artifacts excavated from the Acropolis of Athens. Marvel at unique displays under glass floors and admire marble monuments impressively displayed through the use of natural light. Be amazed by the museum's contemporary open-plan design with panoramic views of the Acropolis.

Then, walk up the legendary hill of the Acropolis of Athens to skip the long lines to the precious jewels of the ancient city. Get an insight into the significance of historic buildings such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaia and Temple of Athena Nike. 
Includes
  • Local, licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum
  • Athens guide
  • Athens map
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and beverages
  • Optional gratuities (usually 10%)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the Fresko Yogurt Bar, 3 Dionysiou Areopagitou, near the Acropolis Metro Station at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway from Hadrian's Arch to the Acropolis of Athens. Look for the orange sign.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Student card
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Entrance fees cost about €30 from April till October (€10 for the Museum and €20 for Acropolis)and €15 from November to March (€5 for the Museum and €10 for Acropolis). This must be paid in cash on the day of your tour. Your guide will purchase the skip-the-line entry tickets in advance to save you time
• Those under 18 years old get free entry on presentation of valid ID. Students are entitled to a discount on presentation of valid ID.
• The tour will take place rain or shine
• Sunscreen, a hat, and walking shoes are recommended