Product ID: 132372

Acropolis of Athens Early Morning Guided Tour

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See the highlights of the Acropolis of Athens without the crowds on an early morning tour with a licensed guide. Get up close to the most important buildings still standing from Classical Greece.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Avoid the crowds on an early morning tour of the Acropolis
  • See highlights from Classical Greece, including the Parthenon and Erechtheion
  • Get panoramic views from monuments such as the Temple of Athena Nike
  • Enjoy the tour in a small group with a maximum of 18 people
Full description
Beat the heat and avoid the crowds on an early morning guided tour of the Acropolis of Athens. Enter the famous monument via the south slope, and make your way to the remains of the Theatre of Dionysus at the foot of the hill.

Continue up the hill to encounter monuments such as the ancient temple of the Erechtheion and the ruins of the monumental Propylaia gateway. Learn more about life in Ancient Greece from your licensed guide as you make your way to the iconic Parthenon, considered the most important surviving building of classical times.

See other highlights such as the Temple of Athena Nike, built to worship the goddess of victory in the hope of a successful outcome in the long war against the Spartans. 
Includes
  • Licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Acropolis
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Map of Athens
What’s Not Included
  • Entry fees, payable in cash on site (€20 from April to October and €10 from November to March)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional gratuities (usually 10%)

When you get there

Meeting point

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

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Know before you go
• The tour will take place in all weather conditions
• Wear sunscreen, a hat and walking shoes
• Entry tickets are not included in the tour price and must be paid in cash to your guide
• Entrance to the Acropolis and all archaeological sites is free to those aged 18 or under on presentation of valid ID