No results found

{[{item.label}]}

Events in Athens

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Athens

Welcome

Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Athens: Acropolis, Old Town, Plaka, & Monastiraki Tour

38 Reviews
ToursSightseeing ToursCulture & HistoryArchitectureArchaeologyHistory & HeritageMeet the LocalsNature & PanoramaViewing PointsFamily-friendlyUNESCO Sites

A wonderful walk through the unknown alleys and the secret corners of Plaka and Anafiotika followed by a thorough visit to the Acropolis and all its monuments!

Highlights

  • Learn more about the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Nike Temple and Sanctuary of Dionysus
  • Get off the usual tourist trail and explore the old buildings of Anafiotika
  • Visit the flea market on Monastiraki Square

Description

Start your tour at the lively Flea Market of Monastiraki square and discover iconic landmarks as you make your way for a guided walk through the alleys of the historic Plaka and Anafiotika districts to discover hidden corners with the help of your guide. Explore more than 3,000 years of history and Greek mythology, and learn more about the city's modern-day culture. Take a closer look at significant details on historical buildings, including beautiful old chapels and numerous other monuments. In the most unique part of the city, Plaka and Anafiotika, stroll around the little alleys and admire the white washed cubic houses with bright painted shutters and beautifully carved wooden doors, a typical Cycladic architecture. Find hidden gems of unspoiled beauty and magnificent views and learn secrets unknown even to many Athenians. Encounter unspoiled beauty and get magnificent views from unexpected places as you make your way to the Acropolis. Entering on the south, less crowded, slope of the Acropolis your guide will help you discover monuments including the Sanctuary of Dionysus and Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus before walking up the slope to get panoramic city views. Get an insight into the significance of the historic monuments including the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaia and Nike Temple.'

Includes

Local, licensed guide Skip-the-line entry to the Acropolis Athens guide and map
Entry fees Hotel pick-up and drop off Food and beverages Optional gratuities (usually 10%)

Important Information

  • The tour will take place in all weather conditions. Bring sunscreen and a hat and wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes
  • Entrance fees are not included and must be paid on site. The cost is about €20 per person. Your guide will purchase the skip-the-line entry tickets in advance to save you time
  • Those under 18 years old get free entry to the Acropolis and all archaeological sites on presentation of valid ID. Students and teenagers get a reduced price with valid ID or student card

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Book an Experience

Reserve your experience now

Check Availability

Gallery

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Athens.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

You Might Also Like

Create & Share your Guide to Athens with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Athens is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations