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Athens: Early Morning Acropolis & Plaka Guided Walking Tour

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Beat the heat and skip the long lines on this early morning tour of the Acropolis. Explore Plaka and see one of the last public baths in Athens.

Highlights

  • Beat the heat and crowds with an early morning tour of the Acropolis
  • Learn about the history of this iconic site from your professional guide
  • Hear every word your guide says with a wireless audio guide system
  • Marvel at the centuries-old architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wander along cobblestone streets as you explore Plaka with your guide

Description

Join this walking tour to explore the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens with skip-the-line entry tickets. Start early to avoid the crowds and see highlights such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and the Acropolis Museum. Walk the narrow cobblestone streets of Plaka, Athens’ Old Town. Meet your guide early in the morning and start your tour of the Acropolis before the heat of the day sets in. Admire the Theatre of Dionysus on the south slope of the Acropolis as you make your way up the hill to view the ancient structures located there. Marvel at the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Pedestal of Agrippa as your guide shares the fascinating history of this ancient site.  Next, head downhill in the direction of Plaka, admiring views of the Ancient Agora and the National Observatory of Athens as you walk. Explore the cobblestone streets of Plaka with your guide as you discover secrets unknown even to the locals. Enjoy the tranquility of this village within a city as you explore the many narrow passages and discover hidden gems. See the Bathhouse of the Winds, the Roman Forum, the Fethiye Mosque Museum, and Hadrian's Library as you head towards Monastiraki Square where your tour comes to an end.

Includes

Walking tour Licensed Tour guide Audio device to hear the guide better Early access at the Acropolis Entrance fees to the Acropolis (if the option is selected)

Important Information

  • If you have chosen the option without the entrance tickets kindly note that you will need to purchase the tickets before the activity at the time slot of the tour's departure time to ensure that you will be able to enter Acropolis with your group.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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