Mythology was born here, in Greece, and this tour will allow you to discover why. Let your imagination run wild as you ascend to the top of the Acropolis hill and learn about the myths and legends that surround the historical monument from your expert guide. Take a stroll around the Temple of Zeus -the place that allegedly hosted the battle between Athena and Poseidon- and round up your trip in the Acropolis museum, where the heritage of Greece is treasured. Join us and let the history unfold before your very eyes!
Your Athens Mythology tour will start from the Temple of Olympian Zeus, a truly spectacular monument that was designed to be the greatest temple of Greece. Expect knowledge, as well as more than a little flair from your guide, who will entertain you with stories of the adventurous birth and exploits of the father of the Olympian Gods.
Ascending to the Acropolis rock, you will find yourself in the Theatre of Dionysus, the site where the ancient theater was originated. From there, on you go to Asklepieion, where you will be regaled with stories of the healing secrets of the mythological Asclepius, punished by Zeus for his knowledge of supernatural remedies. As the path to the Acropolis unfolds before you, gaze in admiration at the Propylaea, the imposing marble gate of the hill, and listen to the tales of Athena Nike, the triumphant god worshiped by the people of Athens.
Next stop is the Parthenon, the center of western civilization, as described by many. From there, your expert tour guide will take you to Erechtheion, the temple on the north side of the Acropolis, dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon; legend has it this is where a battle between the two gods transpired.
Some of the most spectacular artifacts from ancient Greece are housed in the Acropolis Museum and it is there that your tour will come to an end. Your guide will not only show you around the many statues and artifacts, but they will also enhance your experience through the art of story-telling, narrating some of the most interesting, and even horrifying, stories surrounding them!
Optional upgrade (private tours only)
Your experience can be enriched with VR technology, allowing you to witness the awe-inspiring craftsmanship that inspired an entire civilization. Let great historical figures, such as Pericles and Solon, speak to you as you gaze upon the statues that once stood in front of you. Thanks to VR technology, you feel like you can reach out and touch the wonders of ancient Greece!