Athens Private Tours: Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

Athens Private Tours: Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

From $341.41 per person

Explore the ancient city of Athens with a private guide. See the splendor of the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, visit the birthplace of the modern Olympics, explore the sites of Ancient Greece and the Modern Greek democracy.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup service is included from the majority of centrally-located hotels in Athens.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Acropolis
  • See the birthplace of the modern Olympics at the Panathinaikos Stadium
  • Explore the new Acropolis Museum.
  • Pass by the colorful Evzone Guards outside the Greek Parliament
  • Enjoy the services of a private, expert guide
Full description
Take a private tour of the ancient city of Athens on this 5-hour excursion with a personal guide. You will visit the Acropolis, icon of Athens perched on its plateau, and walk to Omonia Square, the central square of the modern day city. Tour the famous sites of Ancient Greece and get an overview of the modern city that will give you your bearings for the remainder of your vacation. Following a hotel pick-up, your first stop will be at the Panathinaikos Stadium, cradle of the first modern Olympic games, which took place in 1896. Pass by the Greek Parliament in the former Royal Palace of Syntagma Square and watch the fanciful Evzoni Guards in their amber tunics. Continue to the stately Zappion Conference Center in the National Gardens of Greece. Proceed pass the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arc and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by more Evzones. You will pass the handsome Numismatic Museum at Schlieman's House, the Catholic Cathedral of Agios Dionysios Aeropagitis, Constitution Square and finally the Acropolis, where you will visit the monumental marble gates of the Propylae, the Temples of Athena, Nike and Parthenon. See the famous Porch of Maidens at the Temple of Erectheion. Continue with a pleasant short past Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the daring new Acropolis Museum. Home to a multitude of archaeological finds from the Acropolis, major attractions include votives, artifacts of everyday life, archaic statues, Caryatids and the Parthenon hall with displays from the pediments, the metopes and the frieze. The tour officially ends here and you can continue exploring on your own, or if you prefer dropped back at your hotel.
Includes
  • Entrance fee to the Acropolis
  • Entrance fee to the Acropolis Museum
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle (bus, minivan or taxi, depending on the group’s size)
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Important information

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  • This tour can be operated in other languages on request
  • Starting times are approximate, if you wish your tour to start earlier or later, please get in touch once you have booked.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
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  • Safety
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  • Service
    5.0/5
  • Organization
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Great tour for an overview of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

Punctual guides Great commentary

June 23, 2016

Matina and our driver Mr Takiz were awesome and so kind! Our children are young and Matina let us tour at our own pace without missing any highlights. We saw so much without feeling overwhelmed. I would definitely recommend this tour for families. We really enjoyed our day.

June 17, 2019

Dimitris was very knowledgeable and exceeded our expectations.

September 23, 2019

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