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Athens: Women in Ancient Greece Walking Tour

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Tours Culture & history Activities Good for groups Walking tours

When we think about Ancient Greece, we often think of epic warriors, bearded philosophers, or even Olympic athletes... but the women of Ancient Greece also have stories to tell!


  • Discover the untold stories of Women in Ancient Greece
  • Experience a unique take on Athens and make your exploration memorable
  • Learn about everyday women, rebels who broke the mold, and crazy goddesses
  • Stroll through the ancient sites & finish with an amazing view on the Acropolis


What was the daily life of a wife, a slave or a prostitute? Why were Spartan girls kidnapped? What happened during the mysterious women’s festival in Athens? Walking in the ancient city with your guide, you'll immerse yourself in the daily life of a Ancient Greek woman. Follow in the footsteps of legendary women like Sappho, Aspasia, and Agnodice, who defied societal expectations and became leaders, philosophers, doctors, and poets. Discover how the role of women was influenced by Greek mythology through the stories of Athena, Penelope, Demeter, and the enigmatic Pandora. You'll admire all the main sites of the ancient city through the female perspective, from Hadrian's Library to the Ancient Agora, through the Gate of Athena and Pnyx where the first democratic votes happened. After an amazing view of the Acropolis, the tour will finish under Filopappou Hill, a perfect place to continue your exploration. Come and discover for yourself the extraordinary legacy of Women in Ancient Greece!


Guide Small gift and Athens recommendations at the end

Important Information

  • Greece is hot: make sure you have water, sunscreen and your hat It is a small group tour, the capacity is limited to 12 people. The tour includes some steps. It is not adapted to people with health/mobility issues.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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