Guided tour

Acropolis: Entrance Ticket and Guided Walking Tour

Acropolis: Entrance Ticket and Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Athens Walks Tour Company
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From US$ 56.76 per person

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Travel back to Ancient Greece on a guided tour of Athens Acropolis. Climb to the Parthenon, the summit of the city. Enjoy panoramic views of what remains of the classical world and modern Athens.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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  • Enjoy a morning or afternoon guided tour of the Athens Acropolis
  • Learn the history of the classical world with an archaeologist guide
  • Get panoramic views of Athens from the Parthenon
  • Go to the remains of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Travel back in time to the days of Ancient Greece
Full description

Explore the monuments of the Acropolis on a customizable morning or afternoon walking tour. Visit the Parthenon, and learn the fascinating history of the important classical site in the western world. Join a licensed archaeologist guide, and admire an astonishing collection of sculptures that tell more than 2,500 years of history, from the 1st theater of human civilization at the Theater of Dionysus to the Healing Temple of Asclepius and Odeon of Herodes Atticus. See the Temple of Athena Nike (Temple of Wingless Victory) and the gateway to the Propylaeum. Go to the remains of the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheum.

  • Tour with a licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Entry ticket
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
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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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • There are two options: you can either buy the ticket onsite by cash or pre-buy them as an option (in both cases you will skip the line)
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • A sunhat is recommended for your comfort
  • Please bring your passport to ensure eligibility for reduced ticket fees
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 357 reviews

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Excellent tour of the Acropolis! Our guide was kind, engaging, approachable, and super knowledgeable about the history of the Acropolis and greek mythology. It was great to go on an evening tour, when the temperature was cooler and it was less crowded. Without the guide, we would have had no clue how to navigate the various temples and monuments!

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July 11, 2022

Stelios was a good tour guide for the history and archeological facts about the acropolis and the Parthenon . He made it interesting inspite of the soaring heat… we recommend this tour not only for the info but the peace of mind of not falling in line for the entrance tickets

June 10, 2022

This was a great tour of the Acropolis. Anna,our guide, was lovely and very knowledgeable. She kept our 11 year old and ourselves engaged throughout and gave us a context for better understanding and enjoying our visit to the Acropolis museum the following day. The length of the tour was just right at two hours and we were glad to have chosen the evening tour as it cooled down dramatically over the course of the evening and it was lovely up at the Parthenon for our free time at 7.30. Couldn’t have been better.

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June 6, 2022

Product ID: 63942