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Acropolis and National Museum Private Athens Tour

ToursSightseeing ToursArt & MuseumsArchaeologyMuseums & ExhibitionsWheelchair AccessibleUNESCO Sites

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

Highlights

  • Visit the Acropolis
  • See the birthplace of the modern Olympics at the Panathinaikos Stadium
  • Explore the National Archaeological Museum of Athens
  • Pass by the colorful Evzone Guards outside the Greek Parliament
  • Enjoy the services of a private, expert guide

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 the National Museum, packed with antiquities. 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 past 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. Here 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 trip past Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to meet the bus to drive you to the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. The largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world, it is devoted to ancient Greek art. The tour officially ends here and you can continue exploring on your own, or if you prefer be dropped back at your hotel.

Includes

Entrance fees to the Acropolis Entrance fees to the National Museum Professional guide Transportation by a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle (bus, minivan or taxi, depending on the group’s size)
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Important Information

  • This tour can be taken 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

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