As part of an amazing private guided tour, explore the history and architecture that made ancient Athens so spectacular. Your tour will take you to both the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum. Be ready to gaze admiringly at the truly stunning masterpieces that date back to the Golden Age and the amazing architectural tour de force that is the Parthenon. Your experience will be completed with a historical tour of the Acropolis Museum, where you will discover unique exhibitions and original artifacts that date back to over 2,500 years. Let this wondrous journey of discovery across the fascinating world of antiquity begin!
Led by your licensed tour guide, you will learn all about the wonders of the ancient Acropolis and stunning Acropolis Museum. Take an enjoyable walk along the cobbled streets and you will find yourself at the edge of a rocky incline, often referred to as the “navel of western civilization”. The tour continues through Propylaea; the imposing marble gates of the Acropolis, where you will be able to appreciate the beauty of the Temple of Athena Nike and take the opportunity to become acquainted with the Caryatids – the Greek maidens who support the Erechtheion. Awaiting you is the stunning Parthenon, the greatest marvel of the Acropolis. Learn fun-facts about its construction and listen to captivating myths regarding the 12 Olympian gods.
Your journey through the world of ancient Athens will finish with an enlightening tour of the Acropolis Museum. This modern museum offers you a fantastic opportunity to discover thousands of artifacts, including voting offerings to the gods, exquisite marble statues, everyday objects and even an entire ancient settlement right beneath your feet. The Acropolis Museum is truly awe-inspiring and this tour will bring to light all it has to offer.