Athens: Early Morning Guided Tour to Acropolis and Museum

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Explore the stunning Acropolis and Acropolis Museum in the early morning with a guided tour. Discover these iconic Athens attractions and learn all about their fascinating history from an expert.

Highlights

  • Beat the heat and the crowds with an early access to the Acropolis
  • Learn about the myths of ancient Athens from an expert story-telling guide
  • Visit the Acropolis the citadel that has stood over Athens since 5th century B.C
  • See the world-famous Parthenon temple and Propylae the impressive marble gate
  • Explore the Acropolis museum and learn every detail of the ancient civilization

Description

Join this walking tour to visit the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, at the first light of the sun, avoiding the crowds. Meet your professional guide, early in the morning, and start your tour with access to Acropolis Hill. Let the expert in storytelling guide travel you back in time through a journey into history, mythology, and anecdotal stories. Enter by the south slope of the Acropolis, you will admire the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater and learn about ancient drama. Arriving at the top of the hill, we will see the Propylea, the ancient gate which frames the entrance to the Acropolis and comes across the temple of Athena Nike, dedicated to the goddess of wisdom and war. Marvel at the famous Parthenon and hear about its dedication to the goddess Athena. Gaze at the magnificent views of the city from the top of the hill and have your camera ready for snapping panoramic photos. Continue your tour at the Acropolis Museum, which has been ranked as one of the top museums in the world, with four different galleries, to admire artefacts retrieved from the Acropolis' slopes including archaeological treasures dating to pre-historic times. All the original surviving masterpieces from the temples of the Acropolis are displayed with the use of natural light. Excavations are also visible under glass floors and walkways. Until the end of this tour, you will truly have learned the whole history, myths, and legends of ancient Athens.

Includes

Early morning access at the Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Walking tour of the Acropolis Walking tour of the Acropolis museum Entrance fees to the Acropolis (if option selected) Professional and licensed guide Audio device to hear the guide better

Important Information

  • In case you have chosen the option without the entrance tickets, please note that you will need to buy them from the local provider at the start of the tour. During the summer season, the entrance fees for the Acropolis of Athens are €20 and for the Acropolis Museum: €15. For the winter season, the entrance to the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum costs €10 per venue. This tour will have a maximum of 18 travelers

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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