What you will do
This city tour will not only show you the most important landmarks and sights of the historical centre of Athens but will also include a complete tour of the Acropolis where your guide will give you an in-depth guided tour of this world heritage site and its major breathtaking monuments all in one fascinating tour.
Walking Through Historical Athens:
The tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station where you will visit the metro Museum (in 10-15 minutes) with very interesting archaeological artifacts from the daily life of Ancient Athenians that came to light during the construction of the metro. You will then continue on to the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier and watch the changing of the guards.
Your tour continues towards the National Gardens and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, in front of which tower the surviving columns of the Zeus Temple and Hadrian’s Arch, both of which you will have the opportunity to visit. From there you walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walk way of Dionyssiou Areopagitou and you pass by the Melina statue.
Your Acropolis Guided Your:
You will enter the Acropolis from the south slope so as to avoid the crowds and also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. Your guide will take care of the entrance tickets so you can skip the line. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill a breathtaking view of the city below will unfold. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument and the surrounding monuments such asthe Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars, and Pnyx Hills.
The tour ends on the Acropolis.
- Local licensed guide
- Entrance fees (12 euros)
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Food and beverages
- Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
3 hours 15 minutes
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athens, Attica, Greece
Pick-up Point Note
The meeting point is at 9:15 am inside the Syntagma Metro Station, next to the ticket validating machines, underneath the hanging clock. Your tour guide or office representative will be holding the orange coloured Athens Walking Tours sign to identify them.
Provided byAthens Walking Tours
The Athens Walking Tours, the most popular tourist activity in Athens with international acclaim, offer personalized exciting "walks through history" to exclusive and intimate groups of no more than 18 persons in the company of licensed, university graduates and highly knowledgeable guides.www.athenswalkingtours.gr
Terms & Conditions
- The coupon will be valid for 12 months from the purchase date.
- General cancellation policy applies.
- This coupon is under general terms and conditions.