Guided tour

Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

4.9 / 5

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Acropolis: Evening Tour With a German-Speaking Guide

From US$ 45.28 per person

See the Acropolis under the light of the setting sun on a small-group walking tour with optional skip-the-line entry.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the majestic views over Athens from the top of the Acropolis
  • Walk on the hill of the Acropolis with a German-speaking licensed guide
  • Learn about the Parthenon, the most important temple of ancient Greece
  • Let the knowledgeable local guide provide you with insightful commentary
  • Skip the line to enter the site with a prebooked ticket and take your time later to explore the monuments on your own (optional)
  • Avoid the crowds and heat of the morning with an afternoon tour
Full description
Meet your licensed guide, an experienced archaeologist, and walk to the Acropolis, one of the most important collections of ancient buildings in the world. Learn about the history of the hilltop, with evidence of habitation stretching back over 6,000 years. Explore the construction of its most famous buildings, including the venerable Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion, and the gateway to the Propylaea. As the sun sinks into the gulf, the twilight illuminates these ancient buildings in a timeless glow that conjures the spirit of 2,500 years of history. Admire the Theater of Dionysus, the first theater of human civilization, and the healing Temple of Asclepius. Listen as your guide talks about the importance of this place to classical civilization in the western hemisphere.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Acropolis in German
  • Option for a pre-booked skip-the-line ticket
  • Hotel transfer
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Check in and meet your guide inside Tour and Activities office at Athanasiou Diakou street 16.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Food and drinks
  • Professional cameras

Know before you go

  • You have two options: either pre-book a skip-the-line ticket or bring cash and pay for the ticket on site
  • The tour requires some walking uphill on slippery surfaces so please wear appropriate shoes and bring water
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 57 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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An incredibly nice experience with Mr. Stelios. A very nice and personable guide showed us all his knowledge in more than two hours planned, with a lot of stories on the side, different anecdotes and with the further details. We were extremely lucky because we practically had a private tour with him. It was very hot, but Mr. Stelios endured it very well and tirelessly passed on a lot of knowledge to us. He speaks perfect German because he grew up in Germany himself but has been living in Athens again for a while. Absolutely a recommendation, it couldn't have been better for us and that's why we recommend it to anyone who wants to really inquire about the Acropolis.

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July 11, 2021

The tour was totally worth it for us. Due to only a few tourists, we had a private tour of the Acropolis and had super nice impressions. A big compliment to our guide Christina. She explained the story to us so clearly that we will never forget our stay on the Acropolis!

July 28, 2020

It couldn't be more perfect!

We (6 people) booked a German-speaking tour and our expectations were more than exceeded! A German / Greek archeology / art / history student conveyed to us the history of the Acropolis, including myths and anecdotes, in a refreshing, sympathetic and lively manner, so that it never became tough or tedious. A lot of consideration was given to a slightly handicapped participant and many breaks were taken in which extremely interesting knowledge was imparted! Contents that were too dry or too many historical numbers were deliberately avoided, so that it always remained extremely exciting and interesting. The guide was able to adjust specifically to the interests of our group! There probably wouldn't have been a question he didn't know the answer to! We can recommend this guide to absolutely everyone! For us it was an unforgettable experience!

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October 8, 2019

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