Athens, the Acropolis, and the Acropolis Museum Tour
Experience the two most important attractions in Athens - the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum, where the masterpieces of the Acropolis are displayed. Tour other Athens highlights including the House of the Greek Parliament and the National Gardens.
Visit the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in the company of a professional and licensed guide
Warm up for your views of the Acropolis with stops at other Athens highlights including the National Gardens
See the most important monuments of Athens and learn about their history
The tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station where your guide will show you briefly (in 10 minutes) the archaeological exhibits that came to light during the construction of the metro. You will then continue to the House of the Greek parliament.
At the Monument to the Unknown Soldier you will watch the changing of the guards.Later, see the National Gardens, the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, surviving columns of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch tower in front of the hall.
From there you will enter the famous Plaka district where you will see the portrait of Melina Merkouri. Then, you will follow the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionyssiou Areopagitou to the Acropolis. Begin your ascent while taking in the spectacular views of the city below. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as the Parthenon, Erechteion, Propylaia, and the Nike Temple. You will also learn about surrounding monuments including the Dionysus sanctuary, Philopappos Hill, Mars Hill, and Ancient Agora.
Your tour will end at the New Acropolis Museum. This informative museum is the perfect final stop for your archaeological tour to the Acropolis of Athens. Inside, the approximately 4,000 Acropolis masterpieces on display are given the prominence they deserve.
• Athens guide magazine
• Athens map
• Local guide
What's Not Included:
• Entrance Fees
• Hotel pickup and drop off
• Food and drinks
• Gratuities (optional)
Good to Know:
Please note: The first part of the tour ends at the Acropolis at 12:30. At this point, you will have 1 hour and 10 minutes of free time to get a snack or a drink before you start the guided tour in the museum at 13:45. You can do this in the coffee shop of the museum or in the many snack and coffee places on the pedestrian walkway next to the museum.
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