The wonders of Acropolis & Acropolis Museum

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700
Duration

4 hours

Availability

Daily

Group Type

Private

Tour Details

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!

Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy the full attention of one of our licensed and highly knowledgeable tour guides.
  • Find out everything you want to know about the Acropolis and the many marvels it holds, as you immerse yourself in thousands of years of history.
  • Let us sort out your Acropolis skip-the-line tickets so you don’t have to wait in line.
  • We can customize your tour further – how about a hotel pick-up on foot? Just let us know.
  • Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour is available as a private daily tour.
What to Expect

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.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions:

  • A private guided tour in the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum.
  • Services of an exceptional licensed guide
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions:

  • Acropolis and Acropolis Museum entrance fees (we can pre-purchase skip the line tickets for you)

Know before you go: This is a tour with a licensed expert guide

  • As we want to offer the best service to our guests, we have carefully selected expert licensed guides to ensure the best experience possible. Our team consists of a group of young professionals of high-expertise in the fields of Archaeology, History or graduates of the official "Greek State School of Tour Guides". Hence, they are well-trained to share their knowledge with the public in an interesting and fun way. Their academic background works as a springboard immersing you to the wealth of Greek culture and holding your undivided attention for the whole duration of the tour. Despite the aforementioned assets though, it is their enthusiastic character and passion about their field of study that unquestionably guarantees you a memorable tour experience.
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