Athens Shore Excursion: Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
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- Visit the Acropolis
- See the birthplace of the modern Olympics
- Explore the new Acropolis Museum
- Pass by the colorful Evzone Guards outside the Greek Parliament
- Enjoy the services of a private guide
DescriptionSee the ancient city of Athens and travel, like the Greeks might have years before, amidst the scrubbed-white remains of Athens' icons: the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, the Tomb of the Unknown solider and many more. With the services of a professional guide to enrich and enliven your date with one of the most historically significant cities in the world, you'll spend half a day getting in touch with the past. Your first stop will be at the Panathinaikos Stadium, the location of the first modern Olympic games, which took place in 1896. On the way to the Acropolis you will be able to catch a glimpse of the Greek Parliment, seeing the Evzoni guards decked in amber tunics. You'll also have the chance to see many of the city's other famous sites, such as the Temple of Zeus and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At the Acropolis, you will visit the monumental marble gates of the Propylae, plus the Temples of Athena, Nike and the Parthenon. You will also see the famous Porch of Maidens at the Temple of Erectheion. The last stop is the Acropolis Museum. It is home to a multitude of archaeological finds from the Acropolis. Major attractions include votives, artifacts of everyday life, archaic statues and the Caryatids and the Parthenon hall with displays from the pediments, the metopes and the frieze.
IncludesProfessional guide Transportation by a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle (bus, minivan or taxi, depending on the group’s size) Entrance fees to the Acropolis (€20 per person during the summer season/ €12 per person during the winter season) Entrance fees to the Acropolis Museum (€5 per person) Gratuities
- This tour can be operated 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.
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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